M12: Sandown – 15th August 2018

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M12: Sandown – 15th August 2018

M12: Sandown Races (Vic) - 15th Aug, 2018

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

Overview

Huge betting fields for a midweek meeting at Sandown. Race 8 features some city-class talent and it should be a great day in Victoria

Day's "Best"

R3 (6) Won Ball

Best "Each Way"

R6 (14) Clarice Cliffs

Best "Roughie"

R8 (15) La Pomme de Pin

Race 1 - LISTEN TO THE PICKS & GO BROADCAST PLATE 3YO+ SW
Time: 2:20 | Distance: 1300m | Prize $32600

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
YELLOW, RED DIAMOND AND SLEEVES, YELLOW DOUBLE ARMBANDS
10 Approach Discreet   F: 3
  B(10) W(56)
 ( J-  Harry Coffey )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $5.60 $2.20
Good effort for third on debut at Cranbourne and that form should stack up nicely. Tricky draw but the money has been placed early this week.
Main Danger
OLD GOLD, BOTTLE GREEN QUARTERS, QUARTERED CAP
2 Jochberg   F: 3
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
Had support on debut when running third at Geelong and it didn't get much luck in running. Dunn sticks with it which is a good sign.
Next Best
GOLD, DARK BLUE EPAULETTES, GOLD, WHITE AND DARK BLUE THIRDS SLEEVES, GOLD AND DARK BLUE CHECKED CAP
14 Smiling City   F:
  B(12) W(56)
 ( J-  Jordan Childs )
Another drawn wide but it could show up at each way odds. Nicely-bred type and punters should look for a push in the betting.
Include in Multis
RED, YELLOW SIDE PANELS, YELLOW SLEEVES AND CAP
5 Reposition   F: 2
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Michael Walker )
 ( T-  Chris, Waller )
Defied some poor trial form by running second on debut. Expect another tidy effort with some luck in running.
Longer Odds
RED AND WHITE MALTESE CROSS, STRIPED SLEEVES, HOOPED CAP
3 One for Rocky   F: 52X
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Lenny, Xuereb )
Resumes after running well in lower grades last campaign. Could show up here.

Remarks

Maximum field to kick off the card
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They're off at Sandown

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 5.60
Place1 10 $ 2.20
Place2 16 $ 3.00
Place3 12 $ 4.50
Quinella 10,16 $ 29.50
Trifecta 10:16:12 $ 558.90
First4 10:16:12:14 $ 2966.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 5, 10, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - THE SHARK IS CIRCLING HANDICAP 3YO RATING 64
Time: 2:55 | Distance: 1300m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
WHITE, GREEN AND YELLOW CHECKED SASH AND CAP
3 Fiera Vista   F: 6X1
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Showed little on debut before showing why it was heavily-backed last start. Scored a 3.3-length win at Geelong and it has been specked as the favourite again.
Main Danger
NAVY BLUE, SKY BLUE EPAULETTES, STRIPED SLEEVES, SKY BLUE CAP
1 Mirette   F: 5X22
  B(3) W(60)
 ( J-  Jordan Childs )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Yet to win from three attempts but they have come in much harder races than this. Given a big weight but it won't take long to break maiden ranks.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE AND WHITE CHECKS, GREEN SLEEVES AND CAP
5 Maid Equal   F: 56X41
  B(10) W(59)
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Well-named runner which broke through for the maiden win last start at Echuca. Should get better over more distance and the 1300m suits.
Include in Multis
NAVY
2 Pedicel   F: 144
  B(2) W(60)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
Looked better than average when winning on debut before running in some tough races. No reason why it can't perform well again against this field. Over the odds.
Longer Odds
AQUA, WHITE STAR, WHITE STARS ARMBANDS, AQUA AND WHITE STARS CAP
6 No Time Like Now   F: 7X31
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Zac Spain (a2) )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Must respect this stable and it's coming into this after posting a win. Chance at odds.

Remarks

Some talented young runners lining up here
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Fiera Vista is a talent

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 7.50
Place1 8 $ 2.20
Place2 1 $ 1.50
Place3 7 $ 2.50
Quinella 1,8 $ 17.90
Trifecta 8:1:7 $ 239.10
First4 8:1:7:6 $ 3716.20
Double 10/8 $ 31.90
DBL conc 10/1 $ 7.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - WINNING TIPS WITH THE SHARK HANDICAP 3YO+ RATING 70
Time: 3:30 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
WHITE, NAVY BLUE YOKE AND ARMBANDS, NAVY BLUE AND WHITE SPOTS CAP, WHITE POM POM
6 Won Ball   F: 113X
  B(5) W(59)
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $1.10
Looked handy winning its first two career starts. Handy enough effort last start before heading for a spell and it could return in style.
Main Danger
PURPLE, WHITE ROSE, BLACK HALF CIRCLE, LINE AND SLEEVES
1 Parwan Prince   F: X2121
  B(7) W(62)
 ( T-  Jade, Darose )
Won
Dividends : $4.10 $1.50
Has the recent wins on the board with four starts for two wins and two second placings this time in. Typically finds one better up in rating 70 grade but it should go close.
Next Best
BLACK, WHITE STRIPES, CERISE SLEEVES, BLACK ARMBANDS, CERISE CAP
4 Spirit of Aquada   F: 2X100
 ( J-  scratched )
Caused an upset when winning at Moonee Valley to begin this preparation. Two subsequent runs have been poor but it has scored a trial win in prep for this.
Include in Multis
BLACK, RED APPLE, RED AND WHITE HOOPED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
10 Evil Cry   F: 11069
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Robbie, Laing )
Typically needs a run under the belt to show its best but respect its form last season. Has open class form.
Longer Odds
ROYAL BLUE AND GOLD STRIPES, QUARTERED CAP
5 Toorak Cowboy   F: 2356X
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Rhys McLeod )
 ( T-  Pat, Carey )
Enigmatic type with ability. Always a chance to cause an upset.

Remarks

Won Ball will likely attract big bets
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Stick with Won Ball

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.10
Place1 1 $ 1.50
Place2 7 $ 2.80
Place3 6 $ 1.10
Quinella 1,7 $ 20.40
Trifecta 1:7:6 $ 103.70
First4 1:7:6:8 $ 542.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 6, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - TAB HANDICAP RATING 70
Time: 4:05 | Distance: 2400m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
MAROON, WHITE STAR, WHITE AND MAROON STARS SLEEVES, WHITE AND MAROON STAR CAP
2 Zedinator   F: 20711
  B(4) W(59.5)
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Has to be tough to beat given its recent form. Searching for three on the bounce and its most recent win came in open class at Caulfield.
Main Danger
WHITE, BLUE STRIPED SLEEVES AND STRIPED CAP
4 Borella   F: 41434
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Luke Nolen )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Two-time winner from 10 starts which was only 1.8 lengths behind the top pick last start. Has a chance of turning the tables on the favourite.
Next Best
MAROON, WHITE STAR, WHITE AND MAROON STARS SLEEVES, WHITE AND MAROON STAR CAP
8 Big Bad Baz   F: 35623
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jye McNeil )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Knocking on the door after two good runs, including a third behind Zedinator last start. Only going to improve with another distance run under the belt.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, GOLD LIGHTNING BOLT, GOLD AND WHITE ARMBANDS, GOLD CAP
6 Mirimar   F: 4X643
  B(6) W(57)
Won
Dividends : $4.60 $1.70
European import which should be better for the three starts this campaign. Unsure if form behind Monarch Chimes stacks up but give it a chance.
Longer Odds
BLACK, RED APPLE, RED AND WHITE HOOPED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
1 Darabad   F: 83963
  B(5) W(61.5)
 ( T-  Robbie, Laing )
Could run into the money at big place odds.

Remarks

Quality staying field with many different form lines
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Zedinator is shooting for three in a row

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 4.60
Place1 6 $ 1.70
Place2 5 $ 2.50
Place3 7 $ 5.80
Quinella 5,6 $ 14.40
Trifecta 6:5:7 $ 518.40
First4 6:5:7:1 $ 8616.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - CHECK OUT THE SHARKS PICKS HANDICAP RATING 70
Time: 4:40 | Distance: 1800m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
BLACK, LIGHT BLUE QUARTERS, QUARTERED CAP
9 The Passage   F: 83322
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
 ( T-  P, & P Snowden )
Won
Dividends : $2.50 $1.30
Has been going close behind the likes of Mantastic and Red Choux's lately. Finds a field it's capable of beating so respect the money coming.
Main Danger
PALE BLUE, CERISE MALTESE CROSS AND STRIPED SLEEVES, STRIPED CAP
1 Ocean's Fourteen   F: 0X919
  B(10) W(60.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Didn't show its usual ability last start, as it did when winning prior to that. Better than that and it only needs some luck from out wide to figure in the finish.
Next Best
BLUE, WHITE AND RED BAND, WHITE SLEEVES, BLUE AND RED ARMBANDS, QUARTERED CAP
6 Eckhart   F: 44116
  B(2) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
 ( T-  Patrick, Payne )
Three wins from seven starts isn't a record to ignore. Drop back in distance should suit after winning over the mile two back.
Include in Multis
GOLD, GREEN SEAMS, PURPLE CAP
5 Radical   F: 07233
  B(8) W(60)
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Its best form would take it close. Third behind a nice type last start and that form should stack up nicely at midweek level.
Longer Odds
EMERALD GREEN, WHITE CHECKED SLEEVES, WHITE CAP
3 Imperator Augustus   F: X9055
  B(6) W(60)
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
These colours are typically in the mix. Long shot chance.

Remarks

City class form throughout this field
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Ocean's Fourteen could test the favourite

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 2.50
Place1 9 $ 1.30
Place2 1 $ 1.70
Place3 5 $ 2.60
Quinella 1,9 $ 5.80
Trifecta 9:1:5 $ 63.30
First4 9:1:5:6 $ 287.00
Double 6/9 $ 11.80
DBL conc 6/1 $ 10.30
Treble 1/6/9 $ 59.00
Quaddie 8/1/6/9 $ 496.00
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - TAB HANDICAP RATING 64
Time: 5:15 | Distance: 1300m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
PINK AND WHITE QUARTERS
14 Clarice Cliffs   F: 1
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jye McNeil )
 ( T-  Greg, Eurell )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Did it well on debut as the short favourite. Nice odds on offer here as the favourite and it represents great each way value.
Main Danger
YELLOW, BROWN BR LOGO AND SLEEVES, DEEP PINK CAP
15 I Am Queen   F: 1X4
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Michael Walker )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
New Zealand import which won as it liked on debut at Taupo. Handy effort behind Power O'Hata at Te Rapa and it deserves plenty of attention.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE
16 Tin Hat   F: 215X3
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
Only a length behind them at Sale last start. Good effort prior which came after a win at Ballarat. Should be going close again.
Include in Multis
EMERALD GREEN, WHITE CHECKED SLEEVES, WHITE CAP
3 Holy Freeze   F: X3134
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Has already shown its talent this preparation when running first at Ballarat by 2.3 lengths. Tough draw but include.
Longer Odds
LIME, PURPLE AND GOLD BRACES AND ARMBANDS
5 Eluded   F: X2902
  B(6) W(60.5)
Always around the mark at its best and it could add some value at each way odds.

Remarks

A $6 favourite signals just how even this field is
race-image
Holy Freeze could add some value

Results

Race Dividends
Win 17 $ 5.40
Place1 17 $ 2.10
Place2 14 $ 2.20
Place3 15 $ 1.50
Quinella 14,17 $ 15.90
Trifecta 17:14:15 $ 97.40
First4 17:14:15:12 $ 542.80

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (3) Holy Freeze(14) Clarice Cliffs (15) I Am Queen (16) Tin Hat
R7 (1) Emoji(6) Tell the Truth (14) Palmateer (19) Metson
R8 (7) Dancing Tycoon(14) Sworn Evidence (15) La Pomme de Pin
R9 (6) Lady of Flanders(7) Necessary (8) See Me Exceed
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 14, 15, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - LE PINE FUNERALS HANDICAP RATING 64
Time: 5:50 | Distance: 1500m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
CERISE
14 Palmateer   F: 13931
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Chris, Waller )
Comes into this having recorded a 2.3-length win at Sandown last start. Drawn barrier 18 but that hasn't stopped the flow of money so put on top.
Main Danger
NAVY BLUE, GOLD LIGHTNING BOLT, GOLD AND WHITE ARMBANDS, GOLD CAP
19 Metson   F: 92343
  B(6) W(59)
Handy effort for third behind Holy Command last time out. Should continue what could be a good day for the Moroney stable.
Next Best
BLACK, RED STRIPED CAP
1 Emoji   F: 69626
  B(7) W(61.5)
 ( J-  Zac Spain (a2) )
 ( T-  Grahame, Begg )
Probably doesn't have as much upside as some of these but it has experience and winning claims. Having had a start on this track should help here.
Include in Multis
BLACK, GOLD BRACES AND BAND, STRIPED CAP
6 Tell the Truth   F: X2X12
  B(11) W(60.5)
 ( J-  Ben Thompson )
 ( T-  Andrew, Noblet )
Scored a narrow win two back and went within a neck of making it back-to-back wins last start. No reason why it couldn't go close again.
Longer Odds
WHITE, GREEN SASH, BLACK SLEEVES AND CAP
10 El Phoenix   F: 52925
  B(10) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Nothing wrong with that run last time out and it could add some value.

Remarks

Another maximum field with a bevy of chances
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Palmateer is an each way chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 13 $ 8.80
Place1 13 $ 2.70
Place2 16 $ 3.50
Place3 15 $ 22.90
Quinella 13,16 $ 35.30
Trifecta 13:16:15 $ 3038.10
First4 13:16:15:20 $ 38738.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 6, 10, 14, 19
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - CLANBROOKE RACING HANDICAP 3YO+ RATING 70
Time: 6:25 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
PINK, MAUVE CHECKS
7 Dancing Tycoon   F: 1213X
  B(10) W(59)
 ( J-  Zac Spain (a2) )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Yet to run worse than third from five starts. Third behind a very smart one at Flemington last start and it has won over this distance fresh up in the past.
Main Danger
YELLOW, BLACK DIAMONDS BRACES, DIAMONDS SLEEVES, DIAMONDS CAP
14 Sworn Evidence   F: 4574X
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Harry Coffey )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Weir-trained runner which gets the run from barrier two. Handy run last start at Sandown and having that experience on this track helps.
Next Best
MAROON, WHITE STAR, WHITE AND MAROON STARS SLEEVES, WHITE AND MAROON STAR CAP
1 Freehearted   F: 2137X
  B(11) W(60.5)
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $8.20 $2.40
Showed plenty earlier on last preparation before coming to the end of it. Tough draw for this distance but respect the talent on show here.
Include in Multis
TANGERINE, NAVY BLUE BRACES
11 Weekend Escape   F: 25442
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Good run for second at Sale when going down by a nose last time out. Chance here.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
LIME GREEN AND ROYAL BLUE DIAGONAL STRIPES, LIME GREEN CAP
15 La Pomme de Pin   F: 216X9
 ( J-  scratched )
Won the Clockwise at Ballarat by 5.5 lengths. Not always a great form guide but this is only midweek level.

Remarks

The form out of this race should stack up smartly
race-image
Dancing Tycoon is a classy type

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 8.20
Place1 1 $ 2.40
Place2 11 $ 2.40
Place3 8 $ 4.10
Quinella 1,11 $ 27.20
Trifecta 1:11:8 $ 558.40
First4 1:11:8:7 $ 2780.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 7, 11, 14, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - TAB HANDICAP 3YO+ RATING 70
Time: 7:00 | Distance: 1300m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
NAVY BLUE AND GOLD DIAGONAL HALVES, LIGHT BLUE SASH, NAVY BLUE SLEEVES AND NAVY BLUE CAP
8 See Me Exceed   F: 536X2
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Zac Spain (a2) )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Second behind Lady Of Flanders last start but it looks set to turn the tables. Talented at best and it should be going close.
Main Danger
BLACK, WHITE CHECKS, RED SLEEVES
6 Lady of Flanders   F: 213X1
  B(10) W(59)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
Won
Dividends : $4.00 $1.60
Defeated a quality Saturday field last start at odds and bookmakers have shown respect this time around. Nice chance.
Next Best
WHITE, RED SASH, WHITE, RED AND BLACK HOOPED SLEEVES, WHITE, RED AND BLACK SPOTS CAP
7 Necessary   F: 212X1
  B(4) W(59)
 ( J-  Luke Currie )
Yet to run a bad race and it could be the forgotten runner of the field. Looks to have city class talent so don't leave out.
Include in Multis
AQUA, BLACK DIAMONDS, ORANGE SLEEVES, BLACK DIAMOND STRIPE, BLACK CAP
9 Leelavadee   F: 1X127
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Brian Park )
 ( T-  Sarah, Zschoke )
Only fair last start but it wasn't too far behind them. Drawn well and it looks a nice hope.
Longer Odds
NAVY BLUE, WHITE SASH, HOOPED CAP
5 Four Sisters   F: 72X46
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Michael, Kent )
Overpriced given its best form.

Remarks

Short-priced favourite in the last
race-image
Stick with See Me Exceed

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 4.00
Place1 6 $ 1.60
Place2 2 $ 3.60
Place3 13 $ 4.70
Quinella 2,6 $ 27.80
Trifecta 6:2:13 $ 1099.10
First4 6:2:13:9 $ 6328.60
Double 1/6 $ 29.40
DBL conc 1/2 $ 34.50
Treble 13/1/6 $ 418.70
Quaddie 17/13/1/6 $ 1615.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%