M12 Sandown – 22nd August 2018

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M12 Sandown – 22nd August 2018

M12: Sandown Races (Vic) - 22nd Aug, 2018

Start time:3:00 pm
Weather:OVERCAST
Track:SOFT

Overview

Tasty racing menu at Sandown which includes some potential spring types and plenty of good betting fields

Day's "Best"

R2 (8) Ronan's Rock

Best "Each Way"

R1 (6) Peppino

Best "Roughie"

No Best Roughie

Race 1 - POLYTRACK PLATE 3YO+ SW
Time: 3:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $32600

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
ROYAL BLUE, BLACK QUARTERS, YELLOW ARMBANDS, BLACK CAP
6 Peppino   F: 32525
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jordan Childs )
Stable finds it hard to win races but they're rarely far away. Has been specked at each way odds and it's another which will get a good run in transit.
Main Danger
BLACK, LIME GREEN STARS, SLEEVES AND CAP
5 Maclairey   F: 429X3
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Rhys McLeod )
 ( T-  Pat, Carey )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Nice run when finishing 1.2 lengths behind The Founder last start and that form should stack up nicely. Should be in the mix.
Next Best
FLUORESCENT YELLOW, NAVY ATB LOGO AND SEAMS
2 Condover Hall   F: 09X92
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Brad Rawiller )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $3.90 $1.60
Chance with some luck in running.
Include in Multis
AQUA, BLACK CHECKED BAND AND ARMBANDS, CHECKED CAP
13 Holburt   F: 9
  B(6) W(56)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Didn't fire on debut at Cranbourne but expect quick improvement from this stable. Chance.
Longer Odds
WHITE, CELTIC GREEN JEWEL, ARMBANDS AND CAP
4 Invention   F: 7X232
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
 ( T-  Chris, Waller )
Tough to rule out a Chris Waller-trained runner with three placings at its last three starts.

Remarks

Plenty of good value in the opener
race-image
Civil Guard is a chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 3.90
Place1 2 $ 1.60
Place2 5 $ 1.70
Place3 8 $ 2.80
Quinella 2,5 $ 8.60
Trifecta 2:5:8 $ 97.60
First4 2:5:8:12 $ 2582.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 6, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - MRC FOUNDATION PLATE 3YO SW
Time: 3:35 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $32600

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
BLACK, GOLD CHINESE SYMBOLS
8 Ronan's Rock   F: 2
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Heavily-backed on debut when running many lengths behind Brutal, but that form is hot for this. Gets the inside run and it should be going close.
Main Danger
NAVY BLUE, GOLD LIGHTNING BOLT, GOLD AND WHITE ARMBANDS, GOLD CAP
2 Brutal Power   F: 2
  B(9) W(58)
Didn't lose any admirers when running second last start and that was a good run considering its passage. Drawn deep here but it goes close with luck.
Next Best
PURPLE, GOLD CHEVRONS, RED AND GOLD ARMBANDS, PURPLE AND GOLD STARS CAP
5 Power of Attorney   F: 32X
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Tony, Vasil )
Two starts for two placings last preparation. In the right hands and it could continue its good start.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, GOLD AND WHITE CRESCENT, GOLD CAP
13 Aristia   F: X242X
  B(4) W(56)
Ran well at big odds in Adelaide last start and it could pop up again at double-figure odds.
Longer Odds
ROYAL BLUE, YELLOW CHEVRONS, RED AND YELLOW STARS SLEEVES AND CAP
1 Bionics   F: 05X34
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
Could surprise here.

Remarks

Form out of this race could stack up this spring
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Ronan's Rock running second on debut

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 36.60
Place1 12 $ 6.80
Place2 14 $ 3.50
Place3 3 $ 2.20
Quinella 12,14 $ 402.70
Trifecta 12:14:3 $ 11239.10
First4 12:14:3:9 $ 53899.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 8, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - TAB HANDICAP 3YO RATING 70
Time: 4:10 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
HOT PINK, PURPLE BRACES, WHITE SLEEVES, PURPLE ARMBANDS AND CAP
1 Fighting Harada   F: 34112
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Michael Walker )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Should have won last time out and made it three consecutive wins. Gets the inside draw, likely to settle on pace and kick strongly.
Main Danger
AQUA BLUE, SILVER SEAMS, CHECKED SLEEVES
3 Osmium   F: 19X
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
Nice winner on debut at Ballarat before running ninth at Flemington. Slightly easier here and its recent trial was solid enough.
Next Best
YELLOW, DARK BLUE VEE AND CAP
7 Hikaya   F: X53X1
  B(3) W(54)
 ( J-  Luke Currie )
 ( T-  Tony, McEvoy )
Scored an easy kill at Gawler last time out and that came after some impressive runs behind the likes of Long Leaf and Melveen. Chance.
Include in Multis
BLACK, WHITE DIAMOND BRACES AND SLEEVES, BLACK DIAMOND STRIPE, QUARTERED CAP
5 Louie the Legend   F: 715X
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Regan Bayliss )
Placed
Dividend : $3.90
Fifth behind Muswellbrook last start and that form will hold up well this spring. Recent trial winner and it's not without a hope.
Longer Odds
PALE BLUE, BLACK BAND, WHITE SLEEVES, GOLD CAP
4 La Chambie   F: X7210
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Chris Parnham )
 ( T-  Wez, Hunter )
Won
Dividends : $17.70 $6.30
Long shot chance.

Remarks

Small field but it's packed with some nice types
race-image
Stick with Fighting Harada

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 17.70
Place1 4 $ 6.30
Place2 5 $ 3.90
Quinella 4,5 $ 68.80
Trifecta 4:5:7 $ 495.10
First4 4:5:7:1 $ 736.30
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - CLANBROOKE RACING HANDICAP RATING 64
Time: 4:45 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
NAVY BLUE AND GOLD HOOPS, WHITE SLEEVES AND CAP
5 By Design   F: X0451
  B(2) W(59)
 ( J-  Dean Yendall )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Has won only two from 12 starts but one of those wins came last start and it doesn't have to beat much here. Gets a good run from the draw.
Main Danger
PURPLE, BLACK STARS, PINK SLEEVES, BLACK ARMBANDS
1 Ayers Rock   F: 40331
  B(9) W(61.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Carries a big weight but it comes into this after a win and that should get the confidence up. Always has a chance here.
Next Best
MAROON, WHITE STAR, WHITE AND MAROON STARS SLEEVES, WHITE AND MAROON STAR CAP
8 Truly High   F: 02654
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  John Allen )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $7.30 $2.30
Scored a nice win to kick off this campaign but it hasn't kicked on with it since. Has more upside than most here so include.
Include in Multis
RED AND WHITE DIAMONDS, BLACK SLEEVES, RED CAP
4 Kapuziner   F: 11074
  B(10) W(60)
 ( J-  Jamie Mott )
 ( T-  Eric, Musgrove )
Has been contesting better fields than this with moderate success. Plenty of money has been put on so it could take this out.
Longer Odds
WHITE, NAVY SEAMS, MULTI BLUE AND GREY CHECKED SLEEVES AND CAP
2 Harvard   F: X4741
  B(3) W(61.5)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
 ( T-  Aaron, Purcell )
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Three-time winner which might have a hurdle career mapped out but don't discount over this distance.

Remarks

Each way all day type of field
race-image
Ayers Rock is a solid chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 7.30
Place1 8 $ 2.30
Place2 2 $ 2.80
Place3 1 $ 2.00
Quinella 2,8 $ 31.40
Trifecta 8:2:1 $ 203.00
First4 8:2:1:5 $ 720.90
Double 4/8 $ 105.40
DBL conc 4/2 $ 67.70
Treble 12/4/8 $ 6056.60
Quaddie 2/12/4/8 $ 25735.30
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 5, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - TAB HANDICAP 3YO+ RATING 70
Time: 5:20 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
NAVY BLUE, WHITE SASH AND HOOPED CAP
5 Miss Pandanus   F: 113
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Beau Mertens )
 ( T-  Michael, Kent )
Placed
Dividend : $1.20
Back-to-back wins to open its account before not getting much luck in defeat last start. Looks well-placed here.
Main Danger
ORANGE, WHITE HARLEQUIN YOKE, ARMBANDS AND CAP
9 Shoko   F: 1
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Linda Meech )
 ( T-  Peter, Morgan )
Won
Dividends : $2.30 $1.20
2.3-length winner on debut at Wangaratta and although this is harder, punters had to be impressed with that result. Nicely weighted.
Next Best
RED, WHITE GATECRASHER
10 Miss Oklahoma   F: 140X5
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Michael Walker )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Didn't fire two back when running last at Caulfield but it went much closer at Sale last start. Has the ability to fire up.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, WHITE SASH, HOOPED CAP
3 Four Sisters   F: 72X46
  B(8) W(59)
 ( T-  Michael, Kent )
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Hasn't been too far away recently and although it has drawn deep, it could find some cover and run on strongly.
Longer Odds
BLACK, SILVER SPOT WITH BLACK HOWLING WOLF, DOUBLE ARMBANDS, SEAMS CAP
4 Herecomesmybaby   F: 312X0
 ( J-  scratched )
Two wins from five starts and despite a poor run last start, it could bounce back.

Remarks

Even field with a couple of city-class types
race-image
Miss Pandanus could win its third race

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 2.30
Place1 9 $ 1.20
Place2 5 $ 1.20
Place3 3 $ 3.10
Quinella 5,9 $ 2.40
Trifecta 9:5:3 $ 27.70
First4 9:5:3:6 $ 245.00
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (5) Miss Pandanus(9) Shoko (10) Miss Oklahoma
R6 (3) Eagle Ridge(6) Captain Harry (9) Arty Lucas (10) Fun Fact
R7 (3) Satori(6) Tahi (8) Illumicon (9) Memento
R8 (8) Lord Tennyson(10) Maxey Campo (12) Red White And Blue
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 5, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - TAB HANDICAP RATING 64
Time: 5:55 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
WHITE, RED HOOPS AND COLLAR, BLACK AND WHITE HOOPED SLEEVES AND HOOPED CAP
6 Captain Harry   F: 42024
  B(11) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Dean Yendall )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Kicked off this campaign with consecutive wins but hasn't been able to win since. Knocking on the door and it won't get a better chance than this.
Main Danger
SILVER, BLACK CHECKED SASH, CERISE SLEEVES, SILVER CAP, BLACK STAR
9 Arty Lucas   F: 4X214
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jordan Childs )
 ( T-  Paul, Preusker )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Has had only four runs and that's a positive going forward. Looks suited to the mile and it has been well-supported in the market.
Next Best
NAVY BLUE, GOLD LIGHTNING BOLT, GOLD AND WHITE ARMBANDS, GOLD CAP
3 Eagle Ridge   F: 10267
  B(4) W(60.5)
Hasn't coped with the rise in grade lately but dropping back here suits and it should be in the thick of the action. Has experience on this track.
Include in Multis
ORANGE, PURPLE QUARTERS WITH YELLOW SEAMS
10 Fun Fact   F: 31714
  B(13) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
Won
Dividends : $6.60 $2.50
Will inject some speed into the race and will have to cross from out wide. Twice a winner this campaign already.
Longer Odds
NAVY BLUE, WHITE SPOTS, LIME GREEN SLEEVES AND CAP
5 Barbie's Boy   F: 53318
  B(14) W(60)
Nice win two back so don't rule out here.

Remarks

Great odds throughout this field
race-image
Captain Harry could lead the charge

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 6.60
Place1 10 $ 2.50
Place2 9 $ 2.20
Place3 7 $ 8.20
Quinella 9,10 $ 15.80
Trifecta 10:9:7 $ 497.40
First4 10:9:7:2 $ 11132.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 6, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - TAB HANDICAP RATING 70
Time: 6:30 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
SKY BLUE, WHITE AND SKY BLUE HORSE MOTIF BAND
8 Illumicon   F: 70X19
  B(11) W(59)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
 ( T-  Tony, McEvoy )
Was well-backed to beat a previously unbeaten runner in Gold Mag last start. Didn't like the Flemington straight but is better suited here.
Main Danger
BURGUNDY, BLACK DIAMOND, WHITE SLEEVES, BURGUNDY AND BLACK QUARTERED CAP
3 Satori   F: 1X1X1
  B(12) W(61)
 ( J-  Jye McNeil )
 ( T-  Matt, Cumani )
Won
Dividends : $4.60 $2.00
Tough to overlook unbeaten form (three from three). Tough draw and it's drifting in the market but it must be included.
Next Best
WHITE, GREEN AND ROYAL BLUE WAIKATO STUD LOGO, STRIPED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
6 Tahi   F: 08134
  B(10) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Danny, O'Brien )
Has won this campaign and has always showed plenty of ability at this level. Likely to settle midfield and come with one big run.
Include in Multis
WHITE, RED HEART
9 Memento   F: 164X1
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Regan Bayliss )
Last start winner which defeated a more than handy field. Might kick on with it now so include here.
Longer Odds
HOT PINK, WHITE CROSSED SASHES
7 Believing   F: 56336
  B(3) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Capable of causing an upset at this level.

Remarks

This field wouldn't look out of place on a Saturday
race-image
Illumicon is an each way hope

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 4.60
Place1 3 $ 2.00
Place2 10 $ 15.60
Place3 5 $ 4.20
Quinella 3,10 $ 178.30
Trifecta 3:10:5 $ 605.90
First4 3:10:5:14 $ 31347.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 6, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - LE PINE FUNERALS HANDICAP RATING 70
Time: 7:05 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
GREEN, BLUE BRACES, YELLOW ARMBANDS AND CAP
8 Lord Tennyson   F: 24742
  B(12) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Peter, Chow )
Yet to win from many runs this campaign but this is an easier field and it could get some of the prize.
Main Danger
YELLOW, RED SUN STUD LOGO AND EPAULETTES, HOOPED SLEEVES, RED CAP, OLD GOLD SUN STUD LOGO
12 Red White And Blue   F: 11X3
  B(14) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Won
Dividends : $3.50 $1.90
Scored consecutive wins to start its career before running third last start. Tough draw but it could get some luck and run well.
Next Best
GREY, PINK BAND, ARMBANDS AND CAP
10 Maxey Campo   F: 82122
  B(1) W(59)
 ( T-  Symon, Wilde )
In good form of late which includes one win and three second placings. Going well and must be included here.
Include in Multis
WHITE, RED CIRCLES, ARMBANDS AND CAP
2 Ballet Master   F: 02372
  B(7) W(61.5)
 ( T-  P, & C Hyland )
Has performed at higher levels in the past and that was a good indication of a return to form last time out. Each way hope.
Longer Odds
PINK, GREEN VEE AND SLEEVES, PINK CHEVRON ARMBANDS, MAUVE CAP, PINK STRIPE
11 Aerospeed   F: 43213
 ( J-  scratched )
Hasn't run poorly this campaign and it should go well again.

Remarks

A few nice types in this
race-image
Lord Tennyson has a win chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 3.50
Place1 12 $ 1.90
Place2 15 $ 2.30
Place3 3 $ 3.70
Quinella 12,15 $ 9.00
Trifecta 12:15:3 $ 218.70
First4 12:15:3:5 $ 1560.10
Double 3/12 $ 19.00
DBL conc 3/15 $ 18.20
Treble 10/3/12 $ 128.70
Quaddie 9/10/3/12 $ 395.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 8, 10, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%