M12 Caulfield – 1st September 2018

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M12 Caulfield – 1st September 2018

M12: Caulfield Races (Vic) - 1st Sep, 2018

Start time:2:30 pm
Weather:SHOWERY
Track:GOOD

Overview

It's the first day of the spring carnival where the Group 1 Memsie Stakes takes centre stage. The undercard is packed with great racing action for punters as well.

Day's "Best"

R4 (9) Night's Watch

Best "Each Way"

R3 (1) Samovare

Best "Roughie"

R9 (17) Leather'n'lace

Race 1 - CLANBROOKE RACING HANDICAP
Time: 2:30 | Distance: 2400m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE EPAULETTES, STRIPED CAP
3 Jaameh   F: 3X161
  B(4) W(55)
 ( J-  Regan Bayliss )
Has made an immediate impact in Australia, winning two of three. Weighted well and there's no reason why it couldn't win again.
Main Danger
SILVER, AQUA SEAMS, CLOUD 9 LOGO
6 Red Alto   F: 23413
  B(8) W(54)
 ( T-  Brent, Stanley )
Has been showing solid form this campaign, including an upset win over the Waller stables two back. 54kg helps its chances.
Next Best
NAVY BLUE, WHITE ARMBANDS AND CAP
1 Midterm   F: 4X0X0
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
 ( T-  Liam, Howley )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Not the greatest form to bring into this but respect its European credentials. Will improve with time and it's slightly over the odds.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, WHITE STAR AND SLEEVES, NAVY CAP, WHITE STAR
8 Zilbiyr   F: 57253
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
Gets the inside draw and a light weight. Might need to find a length to win this but it has faced harder fields.
Longer Odds
BLACK AND WHITE HOUNDSTOOTH, RED BAND AND SLEEVES
2 High Church   F: 65604
  B(7) W(55)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $12.60 $2.90
Better effort when fourth last start and it now has the fitness under the belt.

Remarks

International form should shine through here
race-image
Jaameh is a talented import

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 12.60
Place1 2 $ 2.90
Place2 1 $ 2.50
Place3 4 $ 2.40
Quinella 1,2 $ 50.40
Trifecta 2:1:4 $ 654.50
First4 2:1:4:5 $ 3555.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - NITTO DENKO HANDICAP RATING 78
Time: 3:05 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $65200

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
BLACK, WHITE CHECKS, RED SLEEVES
16 Lady of Flanders   F: 13X11
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
Has looked above average this campaign, winning both races and impressively. Could be going to the next level with another showing here.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE, BLACK QUARTERS, YELLOW ARMBANDS, BLACK CAP
10 Holbien   F: 1412X
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Gets the inside draw which is loves. Turned the corner last campaign when winning three of its six starts and it usually hits the ground running.
Next Best
BLACK, GOLD MALTESE CROSS AND SEAMS, BLACK CAP
18 Grey Shadow   F: 21522
  B(10) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Not far behind them at The Valley last start and that form should hold. Has a nice record from six starts and that could continue here.
Include in Multis
ROYAL BLUE, RED DICE AND SEAMS, ROYAL BLUE AND RED SEAMS CAP
3 Oberland   F: 50X53
  B(12) W(60)
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Improving this campaign and it ran a half-length behind Bryan at Caulfield last start. Likely to build on that performance.
Longer Odds
LIME GREEN, PINK DIAMOND, DIAMOND SLEEVES, PINK CAP
6 Bryan   F: 92911
  B(2) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Dean Yendall )
 ( T-  Jarrod, McLean )
Won
Dividends : $15.50 $4.10
Won at odds last start and it's still paying double-figures here. Could pull their pants down again.

Remarks

Maximum numbers in this field and it's a wide open affair
race-image
Holbein could be one to follow out of this race

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 15.50
Place1 6 $ 4.10
Place2 3 $ 2.50
Place3 10 $ 2.50
Quinella 3,6 $ 56.70
Trifecta 6:3:10 $ 539.60
First4 6:3:10:16 $ 2395.60
Double 2/6 $ 116.50
DBL conc 2/3 $ 25.80
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 6, 10, 16, 18
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - HOCKINGSTUART HANDICAP 4YO+
Time: 3:40 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
GREEN, RED SLEEVES, WHITE ARMBANDS, RED CAP
1 Samovare   F: 2220X
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Ran second at its first three start last campaign before failing at the highest level. Much easier here and it has shown form fresh up in the past.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE
6 Istria   F: 13X28
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Didn't flatter last start but its form prior was solid. There has been some specking for it throughout the week and this stable rarely gets it wrong.
Next Best
GREEN AND YELLOW CHECKS, STRIPED SLEEVES, SEAMS CAP
11 Arties Dreamwinner   F: 97421
  B(6) W(54)
 ( J-  Jamie Kah )
 ( T-  Paul, Preusker )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Interesting runner which is coming off a 3.3-length win in Adelaide. Has form around some solid midweek types and there is good support coming.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, SKY BLUE EPAULETTES, STRIPED SLEEVES, SKY BLUE CAP
4 Spanner Head   F: 36541
 ( J-  scratched )
Pulled off a long overdue win at Flemington last start when showing a good turn-of-foot. 54kg helps and it should go well again.
Longer Odds
ROYAL BLUE, RED CROSS, WHITE SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
3 Soho Ruby   F: 8310X
  B(3) W(54)
 ( J-  Stephen Baster )
 ( T-  Levi, Kavanagh )
Twice-placed second up and it could get some of the money at odds.

Remarks

Loose favourite and bookmakers can't decide on a clear top pick
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Each way odds with Samovare

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 4.80
Place1 2 $ 2.40
Place2 9 $ 2.60
Place3 11 $ 2.00
Quinella 2,9 $ 25.40
Trifecta 9:2:11 $ 116.80
First4 9:2:11:6 $ 542.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 6, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - JOCKEY CELEBRATION DAY HANDICAP
Time: 4:15 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
NAVY BLUE AND GOLD HOOPS, WHITE SLEEVES AND CAP
9 Night's Watch   F: 141X2
  B(3) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $3.10 $1.50
Put the writing on the wall last time out with a terrific second placing. Gets everything to suit here and it could start the odds-on favourite.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE EPAULETTES, STRIPED CAP
12 Muraaqeb   F: 717X6
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Jamie Kah )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Shows solid form second-up and it gets every chance with a good draw and light weight. This stable has to be respected at present.
Next Best
NAVY AND WHITE HALVES, NAVY CAP
16 Ardrossan   F: 1X7X7
  B(8) W(54)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Former Kiwi which has electric speed but not much else. Talented at best and it could cause a minor upset.
Include in Multis
BLACK AND PINK CHECKS, BLACK SLEEVES, PINK CAP
8 Willi Willi   F: 1741X
  B(4) W(55)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Five-time winner from 12 starts and it has enough ability to win in Saturday grade. Craig Williams rides which is a bonus.
Longer Odds
NAVY BLUE, GOLD LIGHTNING BOLT, GOLD AND WHITE ARMBANDS, GOLD CAP
6 Radipole   F: 2347X
  B(12) W(57.5)
 ( J-  James Winks )
Tricky draw but it could fire up in a fresh state at odds.

Remarks

Most of the money coming for the former Kiwi
race-image
Night's Watch looks a top chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 3.10
Place1 9 $ 1.50
Place2 1 $ 3.80
Place3 12 $ 1.70
Quinella 1,9 $ 21.10
Trifecta 9:1:12 $ 131.00
First4 9:1:12:3 $ 1491.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
6, 8, 9, 12, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - HEATHERLIE STAKES LISTED
Time: 4:50 | Distance: 1700m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
WHITE, LIME DIAMOND, SLEEVES AND CAP
8 Call Me Handsome   F: 23315
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Won
Dividends : $2.50 $1.40
First time finishing out of the money last time out but the run had plenty of merit. Maps well here and it's clearly the horse to beat.
Main Danger
NAVY BLUE, WHITE ARMBANDS AND CAP
3 Homesman   F: 3X16X
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Liam, Howley )
Scored well two back before running a close sixth behind talented stayer Harlem. That form looks good for this so consider.
Next Best
RED, YELLOW SEAMS AND CAP
12 Miss Admiration   F: 337X3
  B(7) W(54)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Always enjoys the light weight and it's coming off a strong showing at Caulfield. There's enough specking in the market to consider its chances.
Include in Multis
GREEN AND YELLOW CHECKS, STRIPED SLEEVES, SEAMS CAP
14 Wheal Leisure   F: 830X4
 ( J-  scratched )
Terrific showing for fourth last start and that's a nice guide going forward. 54kg on the back and is worth including at nice odds.
Longer Odds
LIME GREEN, NAVY BLUE STRIPES, STRIPED CAP
2 Ventura Storm   F: 7829X
  B(11) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Regan Bayliss )
Overdue a win in Australia and it could surprise them all here.

Remarks

Another quality field top to bottom
race-image
Call Me Handsome could bounce back

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 2.50
Place1 8 $ 1.40
Place2 9 $ 2.60
Place3 11 $ 2.70
Quinella 8,9 $ 9.20
Trifecta 8:9:11 $ 94.90
First4 8:9:11:4 $ 1198.10
Double 9/8 $ 5.00
DBL conc 9/9 $ 10.30
Treble 9/9/8 $ 33.50
Quaddie 6/9/9/8 $ 531.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 8, 12, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - H.D.F. MCNEIL STAKES 3YO SWP
Time: 5:30 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $163000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ROYAL BLUE, PINK DIAGONAL STRIPES AND STRIPED SLEEVES, PINK AND ROYAL BLUE SEAMS CAP
4 Tony Nicconi   F: 11
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Luke Nolen )
Didn't run a hot time when winning last start but it was pressured and pulled out all the stops. Could be anything so put on top.
Main Danger
NAVY BLUE
2 Aylmerton   F: 110X
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
There was a stack of early money for this runner, which won its first two starts. Drops in grade from its last start and is worth including.
Next Best
RED, BLUEBLOOD LOGO, RED SLEEVES, BLUEBLOOD LOGO, RED AND WHITE STAR CAP
6 Seabrook   F: 1591X
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Has any amount of talent and its trial form leading into this has been solid. Tricky draw is the only worry.
Include in Multis
RED, YELLOW STARS AND HALVED SLEEVES, RED CAP WITH WHITE NEWGATE LOGO
7 Bondi   F: 3172X
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  P, & P Snowden )
Another Sydney type which only needs luck in running to show them a clean pair of heels here. Has experience on its side.
Longer Odds
ROYAL BLUE, YELLOW QUARTERS, HOOPED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
11 Native Soldier   F: 113X3
  B(15) W(56)
 ( J-  Dean Yendall )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $15.60 $4.50
Finished off well enough last start to turn the tables.

Remarks

Form out of this race should stack up throughout the spring
race-image
Tony Nicconi could remain unbeaten

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 15.60
Place1 11 $ 4.50
Place2 12 $ 4.00
Place3 6 $ 2.10
Quinella 11,12 $ 74.00
Trifecta 11:12:6 $ 2495.00
First4 11:12:6:13 $ 17254.50

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (2) Aylmerton(4) Tony Nicconi (6) Seabrook
R7 (1) Happy Clapper(3) Vega Magic (8) Kementari (9) Grunt
R8 (1) Santa Ana Lane(2) Brave Smash (3) Voodoo Lad (12) Kemono
R9 (1) Catchy(5) I Am Excited (17) Leather'n'lace
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 6, 7, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - NEW ZEALAND BLOODSTOCK MEMSIE STAKES 3YO+ WFA
Time: 6:10 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $1090000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
HOT PINK AND ROYAL BLUE QUARTERS, BLACK SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
3 Vega Magic   F: 57X81
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
Blew them away last start, which included subsequent winner Voodoo Magic. Likely to find the lead and provide a strong kick.
Main Danger
DARK BLUE, BLACK SEAMS
1 Happy Clapper   F: 1213X
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Doncaster Mile winner whose class must be respected. Never runs a bad race and although prefer it going right-handed, it should run well.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE
8 Kementari   F: 30X24
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Glyn Schofield )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Worried about its heart being broken behind Winx last start but it has the class factor. Nice odds considering and it shouldn't be left out.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, GOLD LIGHTNING BOLT, GOLD AND WHITE ARMBANDS, GOLD CAP
9 Grunt   F: 111X5
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Luke Currie )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Its run last start was better than it appeared when running fifth. Inside draw probably not ideal but the Guineas winner is still improving.
Longer Odds
GREY, BLACK AND OLIVE TARTAN, OLIVE SLEEVES AND CAP, BLACK POM POM
7 Kings Will Dream   F: 111X4
  B(11) W(59)
 ( J-  John Allen )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $3.20
Caulfield Cup favourite which hit the line impressively last start. Continues to rise and it should run well again.

Remarks

First Group 1 of the season and it should be a cracker
race-image
Vega Magic is all class

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 24.60
Place1 4 $ 4.90
Place2 8 $ 1.70
Place3 7 $ 3.20
Quinella 4,8 $ 53.10
Trifecta 4:8:7 $ 1000.70
First4 4:8:7:3 $ 5607.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - MONIEK AND SUSANNE SAMBOR HEATH 4YO+ SWP
Time: 6:50 | Distance: 1100m | Prize $163000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
RED, YELLOW SEAMS AND CAP
3 Voodoo Lad   F: 00121
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Brad Rawiller )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Gutsy winner last start and it has firmed in well throughout the week. Drawn to get the rails and it should be around the mark.
Main Danger
12 Kemono   F: 7370X
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Japanese import which has been well-received in the market. Likely to drift out on the day but Japanese form always stacks up well.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE HORSESHOE, BLACK AND WHITE CHECKED SLEEVES AND CAP
2 Brave Smash   F: 1270X
  B(1) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Enjoys drawing only the inside and it will rail here around the turn. Has plenty of pure speed and it's always overpriced in the betting.
Include in Multis
ROYAL BLUE, GOLD ARMBANDS AND CAP
1 Santa Ana Lane   F: X0311
  B(11) W(60)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
Back-to-back Group 1 wins and The Everest is on the agenda. Stable said it might need the run but it's good enough to win this.
Longer Odds
DARK BLUE AND LIGHT BLUE DIAMONDS, DARK BLUE AND WHITE STRIPED SLEEVES, DARK BLUE CAP AND POM POM
4 Rich Charm   F: 4614X
  B(9) W(58)
 ( T-  Udyta, Clarke )
Far too good to leave out and it would make for a good story.

Remarks

Great sprint field with international interest
race-image
Sprinting comes easily to Voodoo Lad

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 9.00
Place1 8 $ 2.80
Place2 3 $ 1.50
Place3 2 $ 2.40
Quinella 3,8 $ 11.90
Trifecta 8:3:2 $ 240.00
First4 8:3:2:4 $ 1978.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - COCKRAM STAKES 4YO+ SWP
Time: 7:25 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $163000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
BLACK AND WHITE CHECKS, LIGHT BLUE SLEEVES
5 I Am Excited   F: 1133X
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Multiple good efforts to score last season and it should be well-respected here. Looks tough to beat despite the hot field.
Main Danger
RED, WHITE CHECKS
1 Catchy   F: 3717X
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Gets the inside draw which might not help but it has class on its side. Not the most consistent type but respect.
Next Best
WHITE, GREEN MALTESE CROSS, QUARTERED CAP
6 Jamaican Rain   F: 5X111
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Can't do much better than win all three starts this campaign. This is its toughest test to date but it can't be ruled out.
Include in Multis
LIGHT BLUE, YELLOW CHECKS, RED CAP
9 Creativity   F: 16362
  B(4) W(55)
Close up in a strong form race last start. Nice odds on offer and it has the ability to bounce back.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
LIME, PURPLE AND GOLD BRACES AND ARMBANDS
17 Leather'n'lace   F: X234X
  B(2) W(55)
 ( J-  Luke Nolen )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Could hit the ground running and the money has come strongly at double-figure odds.

Remarks

One of the more appealing races of the day
race-image
Catchy is a good looking mare

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 9.90
Place1 8 $ 3.90
Place2 5 $ 2.10
Place3 2 $ 4.60
Place6 1,9,12/8,9,11/6,11,12/4,7,8/2, $ 224.20
Quinella 5,8 $ 35.20
Trifecta 8:5:2 $ 933.50
First4 8:5:2:14 $ 14867.10
Double 8/8 $ 79.10
DBL conc 8/5 $ 26.50
Treble 4/8/8 $ 6973.50
Quaddie 11/4/8/8 $ 163549.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 6, 9, 17
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%