M12 Caulfield – 18th August 2018

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M12 Caulfield – 18th August 2018

M12: Caulfield Races (Vic) - 18th Aug, 2018

Start time:2:20 pm
Weather:SHOWERY
Track:GOOD

Overview

Sir John Monash Stakes Day at Caulfield with nine quality races

Day's "Best"

R5 (6) Tony Nicconi

Best "Each Way"

R8 (3) Osborne Bulls

Best "Roughie"

R7 (11) Kings Will Dream

Race 1 - BEVERIDGE WILLIAMS HANDICAP 3YO+ RATING 84
Time: 2:20 | Distance: 1700m | Prize $109000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
PALE BLUE, CERISE MALTESE CROSS AND STRIPED SLEEVES, STRIPED CAP
2 Naantali   F: 81211
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Stable has a big opinion of it after scoring consecutive wins this campaign. Drifting in the betting but it should continue its good run.
Main Danger
RED, WHITE GATECRASHER
8 Remember the Name   F: 41143
  B(3) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Danny, O'Brien )
Scored consecutive wins earlier this preparation but running two nice races since. Has fitness under the belt and is capable of winning here.
Next Best
WHITE, RED SASH, GREEN SHAMROCK, RED AND WHITE HOOPED SLEEVES, RED CAP
7 Miss Siska   F: 19112
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Luke Currie )
 ( T-  Tony, McEvoy )
Won
Dividends : $5.60 $2.10
Has scored three wins already this campaign and it ran second behind a smart type last start at Morphettville. Nice chance from a good draw.
Include in Multis
RED, GREY SPOTS, ARMBANDS AND CAP
3 Ma Jones   F: 74622
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Ben Allen (a) )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Back-to-back placings coming into this and it has been knocking on the door. Past winner on this track so consider.
Longer Odds
CERISE
5 Oklahoma Girl   F: 76544
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Michael Walker )
 ( T-  Chris, Waller )
Hasn't won for awhile but the talent is there so consider.

Remarks

Drifting favourite which has created an open field
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Three in a row for Naantali?

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 5.60
Place1 7 $ 2.10
Place2 2 $ 1.30
Place3 6 $ 9.00
Quinella 2,7 $ 6.50
Trifecta 7:2:6 $ 429.10
First4 7:2:6:11 $ 2312.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 5, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - MACDONALD FAMILY HANDICAP 4YO+
Time: 2:55 | Distance: 1100m | Prize $109000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ROYAL BLUE
3 Rillito   F: 1X212
  B(7) W(54)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Hasn't run a bad race this campaign and gets in with a luxury weight of 54kg. Looks ready to win again in the small field.
Main Danger
LIGHT BLUE, YELLOW CHECKS, RED CAP
4 Creativity   F: X1636
  B(9) W(54)
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Has plenty of talent on its day, as it showed when winning fresh up. Loves carrying no weight and this looks a good chance for a win.
Next Best
RED, WHITE GATECRASHER
5 True Excelsior   F: 1034X
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Stephen Baster )
 ( T-  L, &T Corstens )
Has won and placed in a fresh state. Might find a couple of these too tough but it could mix it with them on its day.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE
2 Crystal Fountain   F: X1020
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Jye McNeil )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Looked to have any amount of ability when winning fresh up and it's another which will enjoy carrying the light weight.
Longer Odds
WHITE, GREEN SASH, BLACK SLEEVES AND CAP
1 La Bella Diosa   F: 46X5X
  B(8) W(61)
Won
Dividends : $16.30 $3.60
Mixes form and carries a big weight but the former Kiwi is talented at best.

Remarks

Smallish field but it's stacked with talent
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Rillito has attracted attention

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 16.30
Place1 1 $ 3.60
Place2 4 $ 2.10
Place3 2 $ 1.70
Quinella 1,4 $ 50.80
Trifecta 1:4:2 $ 265.10
First4 1:4:2:5 $ 2350.40
Double 7/1 $ 70.50
DBL conc 7/4 $ 7.00
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - PEGASUS LEISURE GROUP HANDICAP RATING 78
Time: 3:30 | Distance: 1100m | Prize $65200

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
CERISE, ROYAL BLUE SASH AND CAP
7 A Good Yarn   F: 14111
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jarrod Fry )
Winner of four races this campaign and that's not to be overlooked. Has been scoring wins by big margins and that form looks good for this.
Main Danger
YELLOW, ROYAL BLUE STRIPES, YELLOW AND ROYAL BLUE STARS CAP
12 Seven Year Reward   F: 83202
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Nikita Beriman )
 ( T-  Greg, Eurell )
Likes to go forward and show a good sight. Almost pulled off the win last start and it will likely adopt similar tactics.
Next Best
LIME, PURPLE AND GOLD BRACES AND ARMBANDS
17 Double Jeopardy   F: 13655
 ( J-  scratched )
Hasn't been far away from some nice types this preparation and despite drawing wide, it could run into the money based on form.
Include in Multis
BLACK, WHITE STRIPES, CERISE SLEEVES, BLACK ARMBANDS, CERISE CAP
18 Spirit of Aquada   F: 2X100
  B(13) W(55)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Has been specked at odds and it won a recent barrier trial. That should be a good form guide and it will pay to follow betting moves.
Longer Odds
PINK, WHITE DIAMOND, NAVY BLUE SEAMS SLEEVES, PINK AND NAVY BLUE QUARTERED CAP
1 Highland Beat   F: 16462
  B(15) W(61)
Far too good to overlook. Chance at odds.

Remarks

Loose favourite and plenty of winning chances
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Double Jeopardy is an each way chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 30.80
Place1 11 $ 7.80
Place2 18 $ 1.90
Place3 2 $ 3.70
Quinella 11,18 $ 65.50
Trifecta 11:18:2 $ 1984.40
First4 11:18:2:12 $ 21183.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 7, 12, 17, 18
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - NITTO DENKO HANDICAP RATING 84
Time: 4:05 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $109000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
MAROON, GOLD STARS BAND, WHITE SLEEVES WITH GOLD SEAMS, GOLD STAR CAP
17 Streets of Avalon   F: 34221
  B(12) W(55)
 ( J-  Zac Spain (a2) )
 ( T-  Shane, Nichols )
Won
Dividends : $2.60 $1.50
Landed some good bets when scoring at Moonee Valley last start. Has been supported again and it has placed in three from four on this track.
Main Danger
BLACK, GREEN DISC, BLACK M, GREEN SLEEVES AND HOOPED CAP
3 Our Peaky Blinders   F: 2211X
  B(7) W(60)
Former Kiwi runner which scored three wins last preparation. That form could be good enough to win in Saturday grade so include.
Next Best
NAVY BLUE, YELLOW SEAMS AND CAP, NAVY BLUE SEAMS
4 Redefine   F: 11151
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Rachael, Frost )
In career-best form after posting four wins from its last five starts. Tough draw but is worth including in win bets.
Include in Multis
GREEN AND YELLOW CHECKS, STRIPED SLEEVES, SEAMS CAP
9 Wheal Leisure   F: 6830X
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Jye McNeil )
Will likely get back during the run and come with a big late burst. Follow any money for the talented stayer.
Longer Odds
PINK, YELLOW MALTESE CROSS AND CAP
15 Wayanka   F: 00735
  B(8) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Michael Walker )
 ( T-  Chris, Waller )
Placed
Dividend : $2.70
Talented at best and carrying 55.5kg helps. Worth including at odds.

Remarks

Many different form lines coming into this
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Stick with Streets of Avalon

Results

Race Dividends
Win 17 $ 2.60
Place1 17 $ 1.50
Place2 15 $ 2.70
Place3 6 $ 2.90
Quinella 15,17 $ 15.80
Trifecta 17:15:6 $ 102.70
First4 17:15:6:9 $ 1124.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 9, 15, 17
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - KS ENVIRONMENTAL VAIN STAKES 3YO SWP
Time: 4:40 | Distance: 1100m | Prize $163000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
ROYAL BLUE, PINK DIAGONAL STRIPES AND STRIPED SLEEVES, PINK AND ROYAL BLUE SEAMS CAP
6 Tony Nicconi   F: 1
  B(4) W(55)
 ( J-  Luke Nolen )
Won
Dividends : $2.20 $1.30
Super impressive when winning on debut by four lengths. Much harder here but it looks to have a certain amount of x-factor.
Main Danger
SKY BLUE, WHITE LIGHTNING BOLT, HOOPED SLEEVES, STAR CAP
4 The August   F: 11
  B(1) W(55)
 ( J-  Luke Currie )
 ( T-  Brent, Stanley )
Unbeaten from two runs and the inside draw helps its cause. Could be anything and positive signs in the betting should help.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE, YELLOW QUARTERS, HOOPED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
5 Native Soldier   F: 6113X
  B(5) W(55)
 ( J-  Ben Allen (a) )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Third behind Written By last start and that's hot form. Has loads of ability and this colt could continue winning this season.
Include in Multis
BLACK, ORANGE SPOTS AND CAP
3 Rock Hard   F: 111X
  B(3) W(55)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
Two-length winner at Caulfield last start. Unbeaten from three runs and it could continue on its winning way here.
Longer Odds
NAVY
1 Long Leaf   F: 0649X
  B(9) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Form doesn't appear to be great but its runs have come in tough races. Don't discount here.

Remarks

Great field and the form will stack up later this spring
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Toni Nicconi is a smart type in the making

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 2.20
Place1 6 $ 1.30
Place2 1 $ 2.00
Place3 5 $ 2.30
Quinella 1,6 $ 5.40
Trifecta 6:1:5 $ 47.70
First4 6:1:5:4 $ 199.20
Double 17/6 $ 5.10
DBL conc 17/1 $ 8.80
Treble 11/17/6 $ 238.40
Quaddie 1/11/17/6 $ 8308.30
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - WINSLOW GROUP QUEZETTE STAKES 3YO SWP
Time: 5:20 | Distance: 1100m | Prize $163000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
WHITE, MAROON AND NAVY STARS
1 Sunlight   F: 113X2
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Luke Currie )
 ( T-  Tony, McEvoy )
Won
Dividends : $4.10 $2.00
Was no match for Nature Strip last start but that might have been a case of rising in age and grade. Better suited here.
Main Danger
WHITE BLACK DIAGONAL STRIPES, WHITE CAP
10 Pippie   F: 12
  B(9) W(55)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
 ( T-  Chris, Meagher )
Easy winner last time out before running second at Moonee Valley. Has been very well backed and that's a good sign.
Next Best
PINK, PURPLE SASH AND CAP
9 Write Enuff   F: 1X
  B(11) W(55)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
 ( T-  Ken, Keys )
Did the job well enough on debut and it only has to navigate a wide draw. Harder here but respect its talent.
Include in Multis
PINK AND NAVY DIAGONAL STRIPES, WHITE SLEEVES AND CAP, PINK POM POM
14 Fidelia   F: 13
  B(14) W(55)
 ( J-  Jye McNeil )
Drifting in the market but it wasn't far behind a few of these in a similar race last start. Capable of improving with fitness.
Longer Odds
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE EPAULETTES, STRIPED CAP
4 Khulaasa   F: 2218X
  B(15) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
Needs luck from deep but it could settle back and storm home.

Remarks

Interesting form race with Magic Millions form stacking up
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Sunlight brings Magic Millions form here

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.10
Place1 1 $ 2.00
Place2 8 $ 2.60
Place3 2 $ 4.50
Quinella 1,8 $ 18.20
Trifecta 1:8:2 $ 253.20
First4 1:8:2:6 $ 2623.90

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (1) Sunlight(9) Write Enuff (10) Pippie
R7 (1) Hartnell(2) Black Heart Bart (11) Kings Will Dream (13) Grunt
R8 (3) Osborne Bulls(7) Brave Song (10) Ardrossan
R9 (3) Mask of Time(5) Plein Ciel (7) Call Me Handsome (13) Another Coldie
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 9, 10, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - SIR JOHN MONASH P.B. LAWRENCE STAKES 3YO+ WFA
Time: 6:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $217000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
NAVY BLUE, GOLD LIGHTNING BOLT, GOLD AND WHITE ARMBANDS, GOLD CAP
13 Grunt   F: 1111X
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Four from four last campaign, including the Group 1 Australian Guineas. Not an easy task fresh up but the 1400m should suit.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE
1 Hartnell   F: 1304X
  B(13) W(59)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Placed
Dividend : $3.20
Classy at best and although it didn't show its best last campaign, it won't need to be a superstar to take this out.
Next Best
DARK BLUE, YELLOW SLEEVES
2 Black Heart Bart   F: 529X4
  B(2) W(59)
 ( J-  Brad Rawiller )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Well past its best but this race is for the taking and it's going to get every chance from a nice draw. Consider at each way odds.
Include in Multis
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE HORSESHOE, BLACK AND WHITE CHECKED SLEEVES AND CAP
5 Danon Liberty   F: 3398X
  B(12) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Japanese import which doesn't have superstar form overseas but that doesn't seem to slow them down. Watch for a market lead.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
GREY, BLACK AND OLIVE TARTAN, OLIVE SLEEVES AND CAP, BLACK POM POM
11 Kings Will Dream   F: 1111X
  B(14) W(59)
 ( J-  John Allen )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Caulfield Cup favourite resuming. Could cause a minor upset here.

Remarks

Big field and it's stacked with ability
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Grunt is a last start Group 1 winner

Results

Race Dividends
Win 14 $ 6.20
Place1 14 $ 2.10
Place2 1 $ 3.20
Place3 9 $ 3.80
Quinella 1,14 $ 31.30
Trifecta 14:1:9 $ 532.10
First4 14:1:9:11 $ 4554.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 11, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - LISTER REGAL ROLLER STAKES 4YO+ LISTED
Time: 6:40 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
ROYAL BLUE
3 Osborne Bulls   F: 3121X
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Won
Dividends : $3.00 $1.50
Has been patiently handled by Godolphin and the money has come for it. Headed to the top and this is a nice step in the right direction.
Main Danger
RED, WHITE TRIPLE CROWN SYNDICATIONS LOGO
7 Brave Song   F: 75X13
  B(8) W(54)
 ( J-  Regan Bayliss )
 ( T-  P, & P Snowden )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Third behind Voodoo Lad last start and that form looks good for this. Dangerous down in the weights at 54kg.
Next Best
NAVY AND WHITE HALVES, NAVY CAP
10 Ardrossan   F: 11X7X
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Michael Walker )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Disappointing last time out but the former Kiwi has any amount of speed. Inside draw is beautiful as it likes to find the rail.
Include in Multis
MAROON, WHITE STAR, WHITE AND MAROON STARS SLEEVES, WHITE AND MAROON STAR CAP
4 Land of Plenty   F: 1311X
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Ben Allen (a) )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $3.20
More than enough talent to win on its day and it ended last campaign with back-to-back victories. Nice runner at odds.
Longer Odds
WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE SPOTS, ROYAL BLUE CAP
2 Oregon's Day   F: 2415X
  B(2) W(59)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Lovely type which broke through for a big win last campaign. Can't be discounted.

Remarks

Three extremely talented types in this
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Osborne Bulls is a real talent

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 3.00
Place1 3 $ 1.50
Place2 4 $ 3.20
Place3 7 $ 1.70
Quinella 3,4 $ 21.20
Trifecta 3:4:7 $ 109.70
First4 3:4:7:6 $ 478.50
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 7, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - LEGACY 2018 BADGE APPEAL HANDICAP
Time: 7:15 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $109000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
WHITE, LIME DIAMOND, SLEEVES AND CAP
7 Call Me Handsome   F: X2331
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
Knows how to find the line and although drawn wide, it will likely try cross to the rail and lead them a merry chase. Chance.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE HORSESHOE, BLACK AND WHITE CHECKED SLEEVES AND CAP
5 Plein Ciel   F: X31X3
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Ben Allen (a) )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $1.70
Five wins from nine starts and it goes well fresh up. Has any amount of ability and it enjoys this distance.
Next Best
MAROON, WHITE STAR, WHITE AND MAROON STARS SLEEVES, WHITE AND MAROON STAR CAP
13 Another Coldie   F: 62317
  B(2) W(55)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Doesn't always hold its form well but it has ability on its day. Gets down in the weights and looks a chance.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, PALE YELLOW SPOTS, HALVED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
3 Mask of Time   F: 00947
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
Has cost punters bucket loads so far since arriving in Australia. Last chance saloon here.
Longer Odds
LIME, PINK DIAMONDS BAND, BLACK SLEEVES, PINK DIAMONDS ARMBANDS AND CAP
15 Netherfield   F: 11X04
  B(10) W(54)
 ( J-  Zac Spain (a2) )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Lightly weighted chance at 54kg. Could cause a blow out.

Remarks

Big and wide open field to bring a great day of racing to a close
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Call Me Handsome looks ready to win again

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 4.20
Place1 5 $ 1.70
Place2 6 $ 4.20
Place3 14 $ 5.60
Place6 6,15,17/1,5,6/1,2,8/1,9,14/3,4 $ 32.60
Quinella 5,6 $ 49.90
Trifecta 5:6:14 $ 813.40
First4 5:6:14:4 $ 17583.10
Double 3/5 $ 6.20
DBL conc 3/6 $ 17.70
Treble 14/3/5 $ 93.60
Quaddie 1/14/3/5 $ 380.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 7, 13, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%