Stephen Marsh has a
formidable team racing at Taupo on Saturday, including impressive last-start Hastings winner Akoya (Bullbars x Penny Bright), who tackles the Book
Direct At Beechtree Motel Sprint (1200m).
was good at Hastings," Marsh said of the Joan Egan-bred and raced Bullbars
four-year-old mare who was born and raised at Trelawney, who took her record to three wins from seven starts.
totally at home on the surface, with the track having had a bit of rain on it.
She'd been off the scene for a while and I'd given her three trials to get
ready so she was well-prepared to go a good race. She did really well with that
spell and just needed those trials to get her up and running.
beat Straight Sets at Hastings and meets him again on Saturday. It's a
six-horse field around a tight-turning track so it looks a nice race for her.
Eventually, I think she'll make a nice mare over 1400m." -NZ Racing Desk