Photo: Daryl Boko warming up before the trial!

European trotter Daryl Boko had his anticipated New Zealand public debut at the Addington trials today… Trainer Tim Butt would be happy with Daryl Boko’s safe beginning in the hands of driver Jimmy Curtain and also the way he found the line in the run home for a good second behind top trotter Stent.

Race 6  SPECIAL HANDICAP TROT (C1 & faster)
Distance: 2600m     Weather: Fine     Track: Fast
Plc Bk Horse Barrier Hcap Time Driver Trainer
1 3 Stent 1 40m 3-32.0 C J DeFilippi C J & J DeFilippi
2 4 Daryl Boko 2 40m J F Curtin T G Butt
3 2 Total Exposure 2 fr D D Nyhan D D Nyhan
SCR 1 Fratellino 1
Margins: 1 3/4 lengths, 3/4 length
Times: Mile Rate: 2-11.1 Last 800m: 62.9 Last 400m: 29.3