Superstar pacers Smolda and Adore Me have impressed co- trainer Mark Purdon in their final hit outs before their respective Grand Finals on Sunday.
The pair worked behind a galloping pacemaker on Monday at Addington, both finding the line very strongly in the 2400 metre workout.
Smolda and Adore Me clocked the 2400 metre workout in a tidy 3.01, with final sectionals of 56 and 26.8.
Adore Me which trailed the pacemaking Raesawinner with Nathan (Purdon) in the cart came down the outside and Smolda ran home strongly along the rail.
"Just a quiet workout on Wednesday and then they are off'' Purdon said afterward pleased with the work. Adore Me in particular can be a relaxed worker so her times were outstanding while Smolda simply looks in magnificent condition for the Final.
Meanwhile, the All Stars team are happy with Isaiah, Willow, and Border Control as they prepare for their respective Group Ones on Sunday’s super 10 race card.
“Natalie could not be happier with Isaiah, Willow, and Border Control, Mark reports. “The two three year olds came through their Saturday outings in great style and Border Control continues to please with his Chariots preparation. "Nat loved the runs of both the three year olds. Isaiah is jumping out of his skin and Nat doesn’t feel there is a better filly around over there than Willow”
Mark heads over to Sydney on Wednesday night and will meet up with Natalie at Menangle on Thursday to work the two three year olds in their final workout.