M10 Taree – 17th August 2018

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M10 Taree – 17th August 2018

M10: Taree Races (NSW) - 17th Aug, 2018

Start time:2:35 pm
Weather:FINE
Track:GOOD

Overview

Impressive betting fields at Taree, where Kris Lees looks to have a good team lining up

Day's "Best"

R3 (7) Grand Soleil

Best "Each Way"

R5 (2) Typhoon Bonny

Best "Roughie"

R2 (14) Esplanade

Race 1 - HICKS BUSINESS SERVICES F&M MAIDEN HANDICAP
Time: 2:35 | Distance: 1250m | Prize $21700

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ORANGE, BLACK MALTESE CROSS AND POM POM
5 Tartufo Bianco   F: 2
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Gibbons )
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Won
Dividends : $2.00 $1.20
Hit the line well when finishing a neck behind them on debut. Nicely bred type which has natural speed and the money has come best for it.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE HORSESHOE, BLACK AND WHITE CHECKED SLEEVES AND CAP
8 Think Free   F:
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Stablemate to the top pick and its trial form was solid. Drifting a touch in the betting but it has drawn well and that's big over this distance.
Next Best
YELLOW, BLACK SASH, ARMBANDS AND CAP
9 Tsambika   F:
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Serg Lisnyy )
 ( T-  Paul Perry )
On debut after winning a recent trial at Gosford. Trial form prior was average but it's heading in the right direction and could offer some value at odds.
Include in Multis
PALE BLUE AND BLACK HALVES, WHITE BAND AND CAP, PALE BLUE SPOTS
12 Rosy Elsie   F: 4X294
  B(5) W(55)
 ( T-  Jim Jarvis )
Has six career starts for two placings as experience. That could help against some novices here. Well-weighted type.
Longer Odds
BLACK, RED LIGHTNING BOLT AND SLEEVES, BLACK CAP, RED LIGHTNING BOLT
13 Sam's Allycat   F: 8644
  B(8) W(55)
 ( J-  Belinda Hodder )
 ( T-  Jenny Graham )
Hasn't been too far away at its last two starts and it could get some of the prize at odds.

Remarks

The Lees-trained pairing have been the best-backed runners
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Tartufo Bianco has wins in store

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 2.00
Place1 5 $ 1.20
Place2 7 $ 2.70
Place3 8 $ 1.80
Quinella 5,7 $ 7.90
Trifecta 5:7:8 $ 41.70
First4 5:7:8:13 $ 538.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 8, 9, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - PAGE ELEVEN MARKETING CG&E MAIDEN HANDICAP
Time: 3:10 | Distance: 1250m | Prize $21700

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ORANGE, BLACK MALTESE CROSS AND POM POM
7 Helsun   F:
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Has been right behind the winners in both trials and she should hold it in good stead for this. Nicely weighted at 55.5kg and the support is there.
Main Danger
PINK, SILVER SERENE LODGE LOGO, PINK POM POM
1 Subtle Grey   F: 4232X
  B(12) W(60)
 ( T-  Wayne Wilkes )
Couldn't get the maiden win last campaign but wasn't for a lack of trying. Four placings from its last five starts and that must be respected.
Next Best
GOLD, CERISE SLEEVES AND CAP
2 Eskimo Commander   F: 7X2
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Jessica Taylor )
 ( T-  Theresa Bateup )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Didn't fire on debut but quickly turned that form around at Sapphire Coast in an easier race. Will continue to improve and the claim helps.
Include in Multis
WHITE, EMBROOK THOROUGHBREDS LOGO, ROYAL BLUE STRIPED SLEEVES AND CAP
10 Zubrowka   F:
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Jenny Graham )
Placed
Dividend : $4.90
Close enough in a recent trial at Kempsey to suggest that it could figure in the placings. Might need to find a length but consider.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
GREEN, YELLOW SASH, WHITE SLEEVES, GREEN AND YELLOW QUARTERED CAP
14 Esplanade   F: 56X08
  B(10) W(54)
 ( T-  Ross Stitt )
Won
Dividends : $3.90 $1.60
Drops in weight for this and punters should expect a better effort.

Remarks

Maximum field with a good mix of form and exciting debutantes
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Helsun could make a winning debut

Results

Race Dividends
Win 14 $ 3.90
Place1 14 $ 1.60
Place2 2 $ 1.80
Place3 10 $ 4.90
Quinella 2,14 $ 9.30
Trifecta 14:2:10 $ 254.50
First4 14:2:10:1 $ 869.00
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 7, 10, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - EDDIES FRESH CHICKENS PLATE 3YO+ CLASS 1 SW
Time: 3:45 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $21700

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
BLACK, GOLD STAR, STARS SLEEVES, STAR CAP
7 Grand Soleil   F: X5032
  B(13) W(57)
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Won
Dividends : $1.20 $1.10
Former NZ runner which showed good ability before crossing the Tasman. Has indicated a return to form its last couple and this looks an ideal target now.
Main Danger
GOLD, DARK GREEN BRACES AND ARMBANDS, LIME GREEN CAP
5 Eye Was   F: 53421
  B(14) W(57)
 ( J-  Josh Adams )
 ( T-  Brett Bellamy )
Built nicely towards the win last time out and it could kick on with it now. Tough draw but has time to work across.
Next Best
RED, BLACK STAR, YELLOW SLEEVES AND CAP
1 Baradine Bound   F: 86264
  B(11) W(59)
 ( J-  Peter Graham )
 ( T-  Grant Prosser )
It has been a long time between drinks for the six-year-old but it could pick up its second career success. Chance at odds.
Include in Multis
SKY BLUE, MAUVE SEAMS, ORANGE SLEEVES AND CAP
10 Our Esposito   F: 38X71
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Rachael Murray )
Has form with a last start win at Coffs Harbour and that was a good one-length success. Might kick on with it now.
Longer Odds
RED AND BLACK QUARTERS, RED AND BLACK CHECKED SLEEVES
12 At the Glenburn   F: 00745
  B(2) W(54.5)
 ( T-  Jeremy Smith )
Last couple of efforts warrant attention at big odds.

Remarks

Former Kiwi interest with Grand Soleil
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Grand Soleil could notch its first win in Aus

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 1.20
Place1 7 $ 1.10
Place2 8 $ 2.70
Place3 4 $ 8.00
Quinella 7,8 $ 6.80
Trifecta 7:8:4 $ 119.40
First4 7:8:4:10 $ 280.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 7, 10, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - DAWSONS WHOLESALE SMALLGOODS HANDICAP 3YO+ RATING 58
Time: 4:20 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $21700

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ROYAL BLUE, YELLOW CHECKS, CHECKED CAP
4 Serious Dancer   F: X5722
  B(4) W(59.5)
 ( T-  Jason Deamer )
Knocking on the door with consecutive second placings coming into this. Weight doesn't help but punters are getting good enough odds.
Main Danger
DARK GREEN, YELLOW SASH, WHITE SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
13 Miss Zodiac   F: 63222
  B(1) W(54)
 ( T-  Ross Stitt )
Has won only one of its 36 starts so far but has looked good running second in three straight outings. Inside draw and only 54kg on the back helps.
Next Best
ORANGE, WHITE CROWN, HOOPED CAP
12 Yulong Baohu   F: 64224
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Rachael Murray )
 ( T-  Allan Kehoe )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Worth including in each way bets at the odds. Has solid form coming into this and it has had seven starts for five placings at Taree.
Include in Multis
YELLOW
2 Clunes Rocket   F: 64715
  B(6) W(62)
 ( T-  Ross Dawson )
Never too far away from them and although it will have to lump around a big weight, it has before and performed well. Chance.
Longer Odds
PURPLE, WHITE LIGHTNING BOLT, DIAMONDS SLEEVES, LIGHTNING BOLT CAP
8 Financial   F: 12X05
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Tony Ball )
Looked handy last campaign when winning and winning here isn't beyond it.

Remarks

One of the more even betting fields and there should be some late betting movement.
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Even betting field

Results

Race Dividends
Win 14 $ 33.20
Place1 14 $ 8.70
Place2 12 $ 1.60
Place3 5 $ 4.70
Quinella 12,14 $ 69.00
Trifecta 14:12:5 $ 2626.60
First4 14:12:5:8 $ 10274.30
Double 7/14 $ 59.40
DBL conc 7/12 $ 3.10
Treble 14/7/14 $ 442.70
Quaddie 5/14/7/14 $ 1137.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 8, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - TAREE LEAGUE & SPORTS CLUB HANDICAP RATING 58
Time: 4:55 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $21700

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
WHITE, BLACK SASH, RED SLEEVES AND CAP
2 Typhoon Bonny   F: 1222X
  B(6) W(62)
 ( T-  Neil Godbolt )
Placed
Dividend : $1.00
Resuming after a successful campaign which included a win and a placing on this track. Has obvious ability and we're not surprised to see money coming for it.
Main Danger
NAVY BLUE, RED SLEEVES, NAVY BLUE STARS, NAVY BLUE CAP WITH RED STARS
13 Miss Gigi   F: 85637
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Mark Cross )
Not quite in the form of its life but the talent is still there. Gets every chance from the inside draw and its form could turn around.
Next Best
GREEN, WHITE HALVES, STRIPED SLEEVES
6 Akamin   F: 63265
  B(11) W(60)
Never very far away from the prize and only the wide draw makes it difficult. Chance with the gaps opening in the straight.
Include in Multis
BROWN
8 Stoddart   F: 2X021
  B(12) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Belinda Hodder )
 ( T-  Colt Prosser )
Looks to have ability and could test them.
Longer Odds
WHITE, PALE BLUE STAR, STRIPED SLEEVES, ROYAL BLUE CAP
7 Fear Factor   F: 256X5
  B(7) W(59.5)
 ( T-  Bob Milligan )
Won
Dividends : $17.80 $4.70
Could add some value at odds.

Remarks

Kicking off the quaddie with a big field and many nice chances
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No confusion with Bill 'n' Ted here

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 17.80
Place1 7 $ 4.70
Place2 4 $ 4.90
Place3 2 $ 1.00
Quinella 4,7 $ 144.30
Trifecta 7:4:6 $ 1301.60
First4 7:4:6:2 $ 9893.00

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (2) Typhoon Bonny(6) Akamin (13) Miss Gigi
R6 (3) Kirk Ella(4) Foxy's Foxinator (6) Impulsive Maneuver
R7 (1) Powerline(2) Alot Like Home (4) Carluca (5) Miami Dade
R8 (4) Sniponet(6) African Guy (8) Caper (16) Scatter Blast
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 6, 7, 8, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - R & L REFRIGERATION HANDICAP CLASS 1
Time: 5:35 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $21700

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
BLACK, RED LIGHTNING BOLT AND SLEEVES, BLACK CAP, RED LIGHTNING BOLT
4 Foxy's Foxinator   F: 23X1
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Belinda Hodder )
 ( T-  Jenny Graham )
Looked the goods when winning last start having placed in both attempts prior. Likely to kick on with it now and there has been strong market support.
Main Danger
HOT PINK, WHITE VEE AND SEAMS
6 Impulsive Maneuver   F: X217X
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Jim Jarvis )
Won
Dividends : $3.70 $1.60
Didn't fire behind Gem Song in a tough race at Rosehill last start. Better suited to this grade and the win prior came by over seven lengths.
Next Best
YELLOW, RED HOOPS, DARK BLUE CAP
3 Kirk Ella   F: 2X67X
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Robert Agnew )
 ( T-  Neil Godbolt )
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Two poor efforts last campaign so punters will need to go on its form prior, which was impressive. Chance here and the change in scenery could help.
Include in Multis
PALE GREEN, BLACK DIAGONAL STRIPES
2 Allez Rev   F: 318X3
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Jake Hull )
 ( T-  Evan Holland )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Handy resuming run when third. Should only improve with racing under the belt this time around.
Longer Odds
RED, GOLD SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
9 Lots of Diamonds   F: 5944X
  B(2) W(54)
 ( T-  Bob Milligan )
Gets in with a good weight and barrier. Handy chance.

Remarks

Most of the money coming for the favourite
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Foxy's Foxinator foxed with them last start

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 3.70
Place1 6 $ 1.60
Place2 3 $ 3.10
Place3 2 $ 1.80
Quinella 3,6 $ 28.90
Trifecta 6:3:2 $ 252.60
First4 6:3:2:1 $ 1220.30
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - MNCRA AWARDS HOPKINS LIVERMORE CUP
Time: 6:10 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $34800

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
EMERALD GREEN, GOLD SHAMROCK, LILAC SLEEVES, GOLD ARMBANDS
1 Powerline   F: 80X90
  B(4) W(61)
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Its best form would towel this field up with ease, but it will need to overcome some poor recent form. Chance to avenge those efforts.
Main Danger
PURPLE AND MAUVE HALVES, WHITE SLEEVES AND CAP
2 Alot Like Home   F: 72X31
  B(12) W(58)
 ( J-  Andrew Gibbons )
 ( T-  Steven Fell )
Comes into this with a strong win at Coffs Harbour and it has yet to finish outside the first three in five attempts at Taree. Goes close again.
Next Best
WHITE, FLUORESCENT ORANGE STARS, SLEEVES AND CAP
4 Carluca   F: 97824
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jake Hull )
 ( T-  Jarrod Austin )
Always around the mark and securing the inside running will be key. Likely to land on the speed and give a nice kick.
Include in Multis
WHITE, DYNAMIC SYNDICATIONS LOGO, RED CAP
5 Miami Dade   F: 62770
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Josh Adams )
Wasn't that long ago when it was competitive on a Saturday in Sydney. Not quite the same now but is worth including at odds.
Longer Odds
AQUA, PINK SEAMS
9 Blinkin Artie   F: 13602
  B(5) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Ben Looker )
 ( T-  Ross Stitt )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Nice run coming into this and natural improvement takes it close.

Remarks

Biggest race of the day and there are some handy performers taking part
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Powerline is a good looker

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 3.80
Place1 10 $ 1.70
Place2 9 $ 2.30
Place3 6 $ 4.00
Quinella 9,10 $ 13.00
Trifecta 10:9:6 $ 191.20
First4 10:9:6:1 $ 1348.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 5, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - TAREE TRUCK CENTRE HANDICAP CLASS 2
Time: 6:45 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $21700

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
LIME GREEN, BLACK CHECKS, WHITE SLEEVES
6 African Guy   F: 34212
  B(10) W(57)
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Lees-trained runner which has won or finished second at its last three starts. Must be put on top based on its current form.
Main Danger
GREEN, BLACK CIRCLES, HOOPED SLEEVES, GREEN CAP
4 Sniponet   F: 32415
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Gibbons )
 ( T-  Wayne Wilkes )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
Showed its ability when winning two back and getting barrier two is a big help. Looks likely to lodge a claim in the straight.
Next Best
GOLD, BLACK MOTIF, COLLAR AND SLEEVES, GOLD AND BLACK MOTIF CAP
16 Scatter Blast   F: 65X32
  B(5) W(54.5)
 ( T-  Damien Lane )
Won
Dividends : $8.80 $2.70
Back-to-back placings coming into this and the light weight of 54.5kg is ideal. Looks a handy chance at each way odds.
Include in Multis
WHITE, BLACK BAND AND RED CAP
8 Caper   F: 75X42
  B(14) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Josh Adams )
 ( T-  Neil Godbolt )
Looks to have ability and it could run well at each way odds.
Longer Odds
LIGHT BLUE, DARK BLUE BAND, WHITE SLEEVES, DARK BLUE ARMBANDS AND CAP
2 Lethal Dream   F: X7492
  B(7) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Laura Cheshire )
 ( T-  Joanne Hardy )
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Coming off a nice run and should be considered.

Remarks

Quality field to close the card
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Nice field to close the card

Results

Race Dividends
Win 16 $ 8.80
Place1 16 $ 2.70
Place2 2 $ 3.10
Place3 4 $ 2.90
Quinella 2,16 $ 46.70
Trifecta 16:2:4 $ 955.80
First4 16:2:4:6 $ 7387.40
Double 10/16 $ 16.90
DBL conc 10/2 $ 18.10
Treble 6/10/16 $ 219.30
Quaddie 7/6/10/16 $ 6400.30
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 6, 8, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%