M12 Caulfield – 22nd September 2018

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M12 Caulfield – 22nd September 2018

M12: Caulfield Races (Vic) - 22nd Sep, 2018

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

Overview

Huge day at Caulfield which will prove to be a good guide for the spring. Rupert Clarke Stakes the featured Group 1

Day's "Best"

R7 (10) Night's Watch

Best "Each Way"

R4 (9) Shokora

Best "Roughie"

R6 (18) Cross Legend

Race 1 - DANNY O'BRIEN RACING PINCHAPOO HANDICAP 3YO
Time: 2:30 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
RED, YELLOW SHAMROCK AND CAP
7 Global Exchange   F: 31
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Nice win but came on a synthetic track last start. Better form guide is the third placing prior to that.
Main Danger
YELLOW, ROYAL BLUE KNIGHT, ROYAL BLUE AND YELLOW STRIPE SLEEVES, YELLOW AND ROYAL BLUE STAR CAP
3 Extra Brut   F: 21
  B(6) W(57)
 ( J-  John Allen )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $5.10 $1.90
Broke through for the maiden win last time out and that form looks like a good guide for this. Has the Darren Weir polish.
Next Best
RED, WHITE GATECRASHER
9 Thunderdome   F: 3X831
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Stephen Baster )
 ( T-  L, &T Corstens )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Took awhile to break through for the win but that came in nice fashion last start. Nicely weighted and will get its opportunity.
Include in Multis
BLACK, YELLOW SASH, WHITE SLEEVES AND CAP
2 A Fighting Fury   F: 7X117
  B(8) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
3.5 lengths behind Brutal last time out which isn't the worst performance. Won back-to-back starts prior to that and the odds appeal.
Longer Odds
ROYAL BLUE, PINK DIAGONAL STRIPES AND STRIPED SLEEVES, PINK AND ROYAL BLUE SEAMS CAP
1 Seberate   F: 00X96
  B(2) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Jordan Childs )
Hasn't shown much in recent times but it has shown talent in the past.

Remarks

Could be a good form guide for the lesser-known spring races
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Extra Brut is a solid chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 5.10
Place1 3 $ 1.90
Place2 9 $ 2.10
Place3 8 $ 2.70
Quinella 3,9 $ 17.90
Trifecta 3:9:8 $ 245.30
First4 3:9:8:5 $ 2181.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - FIGHT CANCER FOUNDATION HANDICAP RATING 78
Time: 3:05 | Distance: 1800m | Prize $65200

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
NAVY BLUE, EMERALD GREEN CHECKS, GOLD SLEEVES AND CAP
8 Lucky For All   F: 177X3
  B(12) W(58)
 ( J-  John Allen )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Opened at great odds but the punters have come for it. Tough draw but watch it wind up late and it should have too much class.
Main Danger
PALE BLUE, CERISE MALTESE CROSS AND STRIPED SLEEVES, STRIPED CAP
5 Al Galayel   F: X1352
  B(1) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Won
Dividends : $4.40 $1.80
Talented import which has been a touch unlucky to not win more races. Gets an ideal run and only needs some luck in the straight.
Next Best
NAVY, RED SQUARE, WHITE CAP
12 Octabello   F: 0X321
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Has improved with every start this season, including a win last time out. That came nicely and that form could translate to city grade.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, WHITE ARMBANDS AND CAP
2 Belgravia   F: 461X4
  B(3) W(61)
 ( J-  Andrew Mallyon )
 ( T-  Liam, Howley )
Two-time winner which wasn't far away in its Australian debut. Must respect the imports and it could return nice odds.
Longer Odds
YELLOW, RED DIAMOND AND SLEEVES, YELLOW DOUBLE ARMBANDS
1 Snitzepeg   F: 60192
  B(10) W(61.5)
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Has run without luck for the most part but the talent is there.

Remarks

Significant money coming for the favourite
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Lucky for All should go close

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 4.40
Place1 5 $ 1.80
Place2 8 $ 1.90
Place3 1 $ 2.50
Quinella 5,8 $ 8.90
Trifecta 5:8:1 $ 76.70
First4 5:8:1:15 $ 2943.50
Double 3/5 $ 31.00
DBL conc 3/8 $ 4.80
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 8, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - SKYLINE EDUCATION FOUNDATION PLATE 3YO SWP
Time: 3:40 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
BLACK, WHITE ARMBANDS, RED CAP
1 Written By   F: 1114X
  B(6) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Jordan Childs )
 ( T-  Grahame, Begg )
Won
Dividends : $2.00 $1.20
Opened at $1.50 and has drifted out since. Has the class edge of winning the Blue Diamond and it could put lengths on this bunch.
Main Danger
NAVY, RED AND GOLD DIAGONAL STRIPES, STRIPED CAP
4 More Than Exceed   F: 108X1
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Regan Bayliss )
The best backed runner of the field at odds. Scored a good win fresh up and when money comes for Stokes-trained runners, take notice.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE
8 Roosevelt   F: 18X
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
Nice winner fresh up and it has been primed with a recent trial win. Better than what it showed last time out.
Include in Multis
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE SEAMS, HOOPED SLEEVES, WHITE CAP
3 Gytrash   F: 13X12
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Luke Nolen )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Not trash, unlike its name. Has a consistent record in lower graded races but respect in an even line up.
Longer Odds
HOT PINK, WHITE CROSSED SASHES
6 Robe de Fete   F: 6X151
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Two wins from its last three starts and that's tough to overlook.

Remarks

Market dominated by the favourite but it is shifting
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Written By is the class act

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.00
Place1 1 $ 1.20
Place2 3 $ 2.10
Place3 9 $ 2.20
Quinella 1,3 $ 5.50
Trifecta 1:3:9 $ 37.20
First4 1:3:9:5 $ 322.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - LIVING LEGENDS HANDICAP 4YO+ RATING 90
Time: 4:15 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
ROYAL BLUE, PINK DIAGONAL STRIPES AND STRIPED SLEEVES, PINK AND ROYAL BLUE SEAMS CAP
9 Shokora   F: 264X7
  B(6) W(54)
 ( J-  Andrew Mallyon )
Good thing beaten at Moonee Valley last start and the money is coming. Drawn to get a good run and the weight helps.
Main Danger
ORANGE, WHITE HARLEQUIN YOKE, ARMBANDS AND CAP
14 Shoko   F: 112
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Linda Meech )
 ( T-  Peter, Morgan )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Looked good winning its first two starts before being beaten at Sandown last start. Will enjoy the light weight.
Next Best
NAVY
1 Tulip   F: 00X25
  B(12) W(60.5)
Won
Dividends : $5.30 $2.10
The class act of the field which will need to carry a weight for a relatively small type. Drifting big time in the betting but include.
Include in Multis
ROYAL BLUE
7 Istria   F: 3X284
  B(9) W(54)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
Overdue a win this campaign and it showed its true ability last prep. A win here wouldn't surprise many.
Longer Odds
WHITE, GOLD AND BLACK BAND, BLACK AND GOLD STARS SLEEVES, BLACK CAP
5 Smart As You Think   F: 32448
  B(2) W(55)
 ( J-  Regan Bayliss )
 ( T-  John, McArdle )
About as smart as we think but it has shown some ability at time. Rough place chance.

Remarks

Great betting field with numerous nice chances
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Shokora is a each way chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 5.30
Place1 1 $ 2.10
Place2 14 $ 2.30
Place3 4 $ 3.90
Quinella 1,14 $ 18.40
Trifecta 1:14:4 $ 249.00
First4 1:14:4:9 $ 1349.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 7, 9, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - GRASSROOTS SPORTS CLUB FOR MIRABEL HANDICAP
Time: 4:50 | Distance: 1100m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
MAROON, LIME SPOT, SLEEVES AND CAP
2 Bons Away   F: 5620X
  B(12) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Has been well-backed to win at longer odds. Good form last time in work against strong opposition and it just needs luck from the deep.
Main Danger
SKY BLUE, WHITE BLUE SKY BLOODSTOCK BAND
7 Whypeeo   F: 129X9
  B(9) W(54)
 ( J-  Ryan Maloney )
 ( T-  Toby, Edmonds )
Looked much better when running in Queensland and that form isn't overly strong but there's confidence and the light weight is ideal.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE
11 Marsupial   F: 1124X
  B(6) W(54)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Has avoided its stablemate in Sydney which could be seen as a negative. Represents good odds and it should be included on the ticket.
Include in Multis
ROYAL BLUE, RED DICE AND SEAMS
14 Oberland   F: 0X532
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Ben Allen (a) )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Stormed home last start and deserved to beat Bryan. That form could translate well here so don't discount.
Longer Odds
LIME GREEN, PINK DIAMOND, DIAMOND SLEEVES, PINK CAP
12 Bryan   F: 29111
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Dean Yendall )
 ( T-  Jarrod, McLean )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
In career best form and it must be added again over the odds.

Remarks

Tricky field with form lines coming from multiple states
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Bons Away is a speedy type

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 11.20
Place1 9 $ 2.80
Place2 16 $ 3.20
Place3 12 $ 2.90
Quinella 9,16 $ 61.70
Trifecta 9:16:12 $ 529.40
First4 9:16:12:2 $ 6379.90
Double 1/9 $ 40.50
DBL conc 1/16 $ 19.90
Treble 1/1/9 $ 81.30
Quaddie 5/1/1/9 $ 641.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 7, 11, 12, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - AQUIS JIM MOLONEY STAKES FOR PINCHAPOO 3YO SWP LISTED
Time: 5:30 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
NAVY BLUE, WHITE SASH, LIME GREEN STRIPED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
5 Spanish Whisper   F: 213X5
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Jamie Kah )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Former Kiwi which was always going to need the fitness in Australia. Respect now with that run under the belt.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE, RED DICE AND SEAMS
8 Anjana   F: 111X6
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Not much went right for it last start in what was a tough and action-packed race. Gets in well on the draw so consider a winning hope.
Next Best
PURPLE, WHITE DISC AND CAP
9 Reginae   F: 211
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
 ( T-  Kris, Lees )
Back-to-back winner coming into this and it will appreciate getting an inside draw around this track. Will look to strike at the top of the straight.
Include in Multis
WHITE, OLD GOLD SEAMS AND GOLDIN FARM LOGO, STRIPED SLEEVES, HOOPED CAP
7 Assertive Play   F: 114
  B(14) W(56)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Not helped by the wide draw but it was desperately unlucky when running fourth last start and it deserves respect.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
RED, YELLOW STARS AND HALVED SLEEVES, RED AND YELLOW STAR CAP
18 Cross Legend   F: 7X13
  B(4) W(55)
 ( J-  Brett Prebble )
Another which got interfered with last start. Chance with some better luck.

Remarks

Even betting market with each way value
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Anjana could rebound

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 19.40
Place1 4 $ 5.20
Place2 5 $ 2.10
Place3 10 $ 14.80
Quinella 4,5 $ 43.40
Trifecta 4:5:10 $ 5393.10
First4 4:5:10:3 $ 66915.10

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (5) Spanish Whisper(7) Assertive Play (8) Anjana (9) Reginae
R7 (1) Folkswood(5) Our Venice Beach (10) Night's Watch
R8 (2) Home Of The Brave(4) Osborne Bulls (8) Land of Plenty (13) Oregon's Day
R9 (1) Global Glamour(2) Ellicazoom (7) I Am Excited
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 7, 8, 9, 18
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - EAST MALVERN BENDIGO BANK MRC FOUNDATION CUP
Time: 6:10 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $163000

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
10 Night's Watch   F: 1X213
  B(6) W(55)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $2.40 $1.40
Wasn't suited at the weights last time out but it's a different story here. 55kg on the back and it's more suited around Caulfield. Big chance.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE
1 Folkswood   F: 5X16X
  B(13) W(59.5)
 ( J-  James Doyle )
The Europeans must be respected, especially from this stable. Proven customer and it only lacks the race fitness.
Next Best
NAVY BLUE, WHITE ARMBANDS AND CAP
5 Our Venice Beach   F: 328X2
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  Jordan Childs )
 ( T-  Liam, Howley )
From a stable that knows how to place their stayers. Good effort to run second last start and that form should hold up well here.
Include in Multis
TERRA COTTA, WHITE JOKER, HALVED SLEEVES, TERRA COTTA CAP
11 Rising Red   F: 331X2
  B(8) W(55)
 ( J-  Linda Meech )
Placed
Dividend : $4.10
Resuming run was a good indication of where it's at this prep. Kiwi runner with every chance here.
Longer Odds
SILVER, ROYAL BLUE STARS AND SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
7 Sir Charles Road   F: 13X01
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
Booming win last start and although harder overseas, it could strike again.

Remarks

Winner gets into the Caulfield Cup
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Night's Watch looks a top chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 2.40
Place1 10 $ 1.40
Place2 11 $ 4.10
Place3 16 $ 2.80
Quinella 10,11 $ 17.20
Trifecta 10:11:16 $ 164.50
First4 10:11:16:7 $ 1326.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 7, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - SIR RUPERT CLARKE STAKES
Time: 6:50 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $543000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ROYAL BLUE
4 Osborne Bulls   F: 121X1
  B(6) W(55)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Hasn't put a foot wrong its entire career and it deserves a crack at the big time. Will settle midfield and come with the final burst.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE
2 Home Of The Brave   F: 30X21
  B(8) W(57)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Looked professional when winning in Sydney last start over the likes of D'argento. Likes to roll forward and it could be lengths better than them.
Next Best
MAROON, WHITE STAR, WHITE AND MAROON STARS SLEEVES, WHITE AND MAROON STAR CAP
8 Land of Plenty   F: 11X21
  B(12) W(54)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Was just off the pace behind Osborne Bulls two back before winning last time out. Tough draw but the light weight helps.
Include in Multis
WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE SPOTS, ROYAL BLUE CAP
13 Oregon's Day   F: 15X55
  B(10) W(53)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Tough to beat on its day and although drawn awkwardly, expect Michael Dee to be positive and try sit on the pace.
Longer Odds
RED AND YELLOW STRIPES, BLACK SLEEVES, RED AND YELLOW STRIPED CAP
15 Peaceful State   F: 110X2
  B(11) W(52)
 ( J-  Dean Yendall )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Has been specked at odds, given the light weight. Include in minors.

Remarks

Group 1 feature with form lines coming from everywhere
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Osborne Bulls is a real talent

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 12.90
Place1 1 $ 4.10
Place2 10 $ 6.90
Place3 8 $ 2.10
Quinella 1,10 $ 176.40
Trifecta 1:10:8 $ 2851.70
First4 1:10:8:2 $ 14106.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 8, 13, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - HOW NOW STAKES 4YO+ SWP
Time: 7:30 | 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
7 I Am Excited   F: 133X2
  B(6) W(56)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Solid enough run when resuming and it looks ready to show its best. Was a winner second-up last campaign so put on top here.
Main Danger
GOLD, NAVY BLUE JAGGED HALVES, KWH LOGO AND CUFFS, GOLD SLEEVES, KWH LOGO, STRIPED CAP, GOLD POM POM
2 Ellicazoom   F: X37X1
  B(10) W(57)
 ( J-  Regan Bayliss )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Returned a winner last time out at Caulfield when scoring easily. Good form guide for this and only the barrier would stop it.
Next Best
LIME GREEN, PURPLE WOMAN, STRIPED SLEEVES, PURPLE CAP
1 Global Glamour   F: 4229X
  B(8) W(58)
 ( J-  Stephen Baster )
Group 1 winning mare which scored a trial leading into this. Always presents a danger and this time in no different.
Include in Multis
RED, YELLOW SEAMS AND CAP
10 Winter Bride   F: X1311
  B(13) W(55)
 ( J-  Ryan Maloney )
 ( T-  Toby, Edmonds )
Won
Dividends : $5.10 $2.30
Might need to find a length to win but it has solid each way claims. In form and must be respected.
Longer Odds
GREEN, WHITE SLEEVES AND CAP
4 Life On the Wire   F: 115X3
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Dean Holland )
 ( T-  Scott, Brunton )
Has good speed and it could kick in the straight to score.

Remarks

Open field to end the day
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I Am Excited is a speedster

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 5.10
Place1 10 $ 2.30
Place2 2 $ 1.90
Place3 14 $ 4.20
Place6 1,4,14/9,12,16/4,5,10/10,11,16 $ 775.60
Quinella 2,10 $ 10.90
Trifecta 10:2:14 $ 373.50
First4 10:2:14:7 $ 869.50
Double 1/10 $ 86.60
DBL conc 1/2 $ 28.40
Treble 10/1/10 $ 211.00
Quaddie 4/10/1/10 $ 5031.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 7, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%