Te Akau Otaki Thursday Preview
13 Jan 2022
Te Akau Racing has three horses entered on Thursday 13 January at Otaki.
Weather: overcast, track: Dead4, rail: true. No rain forecast.
1:34 p.m. R3 11 She’s A Showoff (3 f Showcasing – Que Sera) – Joe Kamaruddin (a2); finished sixth to subsequent winner Scribe (Press Statement) in Maiden 1100 metres on 19 November at New Plymouth, and did well from last after drawing wide (13) in a Maiden 1050 metres on 23 December at Matamata. Ideally drawn (2) in $12,000 Maiden 3YO 1200 metres, she has weight relief to 53.5kg, and rates a top four chance.
3:19 p.m. R6 6 Prismatic (3 g Savabeel – Kaleidoscope) – Joe Kamaruddin (a2); sustained a strong finish after tracking up widest from rear when debuting in a Maiden 1200 metres on 22 December at New Plymouth, and steps up in the $12,000 Maiden 1400 metres. With weight relief to 55kg, he rates a top three prospect if able to overcome draw (11).
4:29 p.m. R8 2 The Mighty Spar (4 g Savabeel – O’Dianne) – Joe Kamaruddin (a2); got back and ran home well in a leader dominated Rating 65 1400 metres on 11 December at Te Rapa, before posting the fastest last 600m (35.4) when second in a Rating 65 1560 metres on 28 December at Rotorua. Contesting the $12,000 Rating 65 1600 metres, he has weight relief to 58kg, and rates a top three chance with decent trip from barrier nine.