TRACKCHAT | Pukekohe Park Racemeeting | 12 March 2022

Need an insider tip? Keen to know how the track is shaping up?

Here's your preview to our upcoming raceday at Pukekohe Park complete with Greg Mitchell's thoughts on tomorrow's feature race, a track report and a few tips from sponsorship manager, Bill Heap.

Due to Auckland's current COVID-19 alert level, tomorrow's raceday is not open to the public.

Track update

The track on Friday afternoon is a Dead 4. A further penetrometer will be done tomorrow morning.


Feature race preview


3YO 1400M| 1.18PM

Midnight Mass won very well in a Rating 65 HCP over this distance here on 23 February and could prove hard to beat if he produces the same form on Saturday.

Race 7| NZB PEARL SERIES RACE | $15,000 |


Midnight Special had her first win at the February meeting over 1200 metres and looked as though she could go on with it over 1400 metres.


Racing information:

Need a tip?

Bill Heap rates:

  • Race 2 | SONIA MACFARLANE MEMORIAL | $15,000 | 3YO 1400M| 1.18PM |Bet: #8 Cullinan

  • Race 7| NZB PEARL SERIES RACE | $15,000 | RTG 65 F&MS 1400M| 4.13PM | Bet: #9 Le Chamossaire


Please note that entry to this raceday will be restricted to:

  • Those owners who have horses racing

  • Owners have been emailed by the Club with an outline of entry conditions that includes an RSVP requirement. Owners are asked to come on course just to watch their horse(s) race from their nominated room, then depart immediately after

  • Plus those in critical roles that allow a race meeting to go ahead

We understand that some members may find this decision disappointing. However, we also hope you will appreciate that doing our part to ensure the health and safety of our industry so that racing may continue in these times is of the utmost importance to us.