Member Login

SOUND WORKS SOUND WIN

Sound Works (5 m Not a Single Doubt – Abu Zayan, by Mark of Esteem) became the third winner this week for Ballymore Stables.

In great touch through three starts in this campaign, Sound Works ran the fastest last 600m (33.6) for fourth in the Rating 65 1400 metres on 16 December at Te Rapa, and denied by a nose here (Tauranga) on 2 January in the Rating 65 1300 metres.

“She was very close here last start, going down by a whisker, and she deserved it,” said co-trainer Pam Gerard.

“So back on a track that she likes and a big plus today was the cut in the ground (Dead6).”

Ideally drawn (4) in the $22,500 Rating 65 1400 metres, sponsored by Lee Amodeo (Maurice Trapp Group), Sound Works secured a prime position in fifth and came around only one horse in the straight to win handsomely.

Interestingly, Jake Bayliss had also ridden her to win in Australia – at Bendigo.

“Mike (Moroney) sent her over here to get some cut in the ground, so good for Mike. He races a lot here in New Zealand, that he owns himself, to support the stable,” Gerard said.

“She had a good draw today and a good draw always helps find a decent position. The way she had been working and the way she pulled up from her last start, I just knew she was going to be very hard to beat.”

Sound Works paid $4.80 & $2.00 on the NZ TAB tote, running the 1400 metres in 1:24.3, and appears a mare capable of further victories.

Gerard had trained Ruby Armani (Makfi) to win last Sunday at Ellerslie, Wonder Woman (Showcasing) on Wednesday at Rotorua, and following the win by Sound Works the stable is hoping for a continuation of good form from Savile Row (Makfi) and Za Za Gabor (O’Reilly) in the $200,000 Thorndon Mile (Gr. 1, 1600m) and $70,000 Desert Gold Stakes (Gr. 3, 1600m) on Saturday at Trentham.

Sound Works was strapped by Scott Magee.
 
[19 Jan 18]

WEDNESDAY 21 FEB. AT AVONDALE (New Zealand)

WEDNESDAY 21 FEB. AT AVONDALE
[21 Feb 18] Three runners, including recent winner Wonder Woman (pictured)  more...

CHANCES AT CAULFIELD ON WEDNESDAY (Australia)

CHANCES AT CAULFIELD ON WEDNESDAY
[21 Feb 18] Three nice chances for the stable on Wednesday at Caulfield with Des Moines, Top Of The Range and Pedro Ximenez.  more...

DOUBLE AT CAULFIELD WITH HORSES OF PROMISE (Australia)

DOUBLE AT CAULFIELD WITH HORSES OF PROMISE
[21 Feb 18] Top Of The Range and Pedro Ximenez both scored strong wins at Caulfield on Wednesday with the hint of better races to come.  more...
BORN TO WIN (Aus) [28 Aug 17]
Girl Power! (NZ) [15 Sep 16]
100 Looms! (Aus) [21 Jul 16]
She's A Rose (Aus) [09 Jul 16]
Ararat Trio (Aus) [17 May 16]
Two Guineas! (Aus) [04 Mar 16]
Tulsa Resumes (Aus) [05 Feb 16]
Extra Smart! (Aus) [02 Sep 15]
Sandown Trio. (Aus) [01 Sep 15]
Rose Blooms! (Aus) [31 Aug 15]
Saturday Trio (Aus) [17 Jul 15]
Quiet Weekend (Aus) [25 Jun 15]
Sandown Trio (Aus) [03 Mar 15]
Garud At Best (Aus) [29 Dec 14]
Christmas Joy (Aus) [28 Dec 14]
Thursday Trio (Aus) [25 Nov 14]
RIP Araldo (Aus) [05 Nov 14]
Miz Flies! (Aus) [04 Aug 14]
Tasmanian Duo (Aus) [25 Feb 14]
Midweek Duo (Aus) [21 Jan 14]
Weekend Trio (Aus) [06 Dec 13]
Sale duo (Aus) [25 Sep 13]
On A Roll! (NZ) [17 Aug 13]
Te Rapa Duo (NZ) [15 Aug 13]
Confidence! (Aus) [26 Jul 13]
Lady Fires (Aus) [29 Mar 13]
Ararat Double (Aus) [12 Feb 13]
A Major win (Aus) [10 Nov 12]
Sale Saturday (Aus) [06 Sep 12]
A Magic start (Aus) [09 Apr 12]
Flashy flies! (Aus) [24 Mar 12]
Two for two! (Aus) [04 Nov 11]
What a week! (Aus) [03 Oct 11]
Born To Win! (Aus) [01 Oct 11]
Dashing Duke (Aus) [06 Jul 11]
She Rocks! (Aus) [18 Jun 11]
Busy weekend! (Aus) [03 Jun 11]
The Team (Aus) [09 Apr 11]
A Sale double (Aus) [28 Feb 11]
He's a Moral! (Aus) [18 Nov 10]
Oaks Day 2010 (Aus) [02 Nov 10]
A big weekend (Aus) [08 Jan 10]
Take That! (Aus) [02 Dec 09]