Cambridge galloper Bostonian (Jimmy Choux x Keepa Cheval) is heading in the right direction as he prepares
for the Gr.1 Sistema Railway (1200m) at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day.
Pike gave Bostonian an exhibition gallop between races at Te Rapa on Saturday
and was pleased with his hit-out.
Vinnie Colgan, Bostonian was timed to run the final 800m of his work in 47.72
and the last 600m in 34.83.
since his fresh-up run,” Pike said.
wasn’t through when he ran in the Counties Bowl, but he’s come on a lot from
that and he looks really well.
his day out and had a nice hit-out. It was perfect leading into the Railway.”
won seven of his 10 starts and he is unbeaten in his last four appearances.
He picked up
a hat-trick of wins during a Queensland winter campaign last June and after a
good spell he was an impressive fresh-up winner of the Listed Counties Bowl
(1100m) at Pukekohe late last month.
been Bostonian’s regular rider this campaign and he gave Pike a glowing report
after the exhibition gallop.
he was relaxed and felt good,” Pike said.
Bostonian was born and raised at Trelawney for owner-breeder David Archer. -NZ Racing News