2YO ready to at­tack

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Last-start win­ner Cy­ber At­tack is ready to step out over more ground at Te Rapa to­day in the Listed Ssany­ong Auck­land

Fu­tu­rity Stakes (1400m). “He’s been work­ing well and the 1400m will re­ally suit him — he’s a gen­uine chance,” trainer Tony

Pike said. By Sham­ex­press out of a half-sis­ter to the mul­ti­ple Group One win­ner Hu­mi­dor, Cy­ber

At­tack was a fresh-up win­ner over 1150m at Te Awa­mutu last month. Pike will also take cov­ers off the for­mer Hong Kong gal­loper Magical Beauty when he makes his New Zealand de­but in the Lee Somervell Rac­ing Sta­bles 1200m. “He tri­alled well at Taupo be­hind Sa­cred Rebel and his work has been great,” Pike said. “He’s a happy, laid-back horse who’s en­joy­ing it here — I wouldn’t say he couldn’t win.” Te Rapa to­day. A win­ner of six of his 18 starts, Wooden Edge ran an eye-catch­ing third at the Cam­bridge tri­als last month be­hind race ri­val No Need, trained by race spon­sor Somervell. “His trial was very good, but we’ve tried to get him to the races twice be­fore this, only to have the meet­ings aban­doned so hope­fully it’s third time lucky this week­end,” trainer Chris Wood said. The Group 3 eS­tar Win­ter Cup (1600m) at Ric­car­ton on Au­gust 4 ap­pealed as a suit­able win­ter tar­get for Wooden Edge.

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