M4: TRENTHAM – 09 DEC 2017

M04: Trentham Races - 9th Dec, 2017

Start time:12:45 pm
Weather:OVERCAST
Track:GOOD3

Overview

A few late noms fleshed these fields out. The Captain Cook has lost two of its star players in Mime and Sensible Princess.

Day's "Best"

R9 (9) Seraphim

Best "Each Way"

R7 (2) Hoist

Best "Roughie"

R5 (6) Travimyfriend

Race 1 - KAMADA PARK PREMIER RATING 85
Time: 12:45 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Dark green, light green spots (body & sleeves), dark green cap with light green spots
2 Gift Of Power   F: 20X10
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Won
Dividends : $1.80 $1.30
The Telegraph beckons. Already won group and listed races here. Might have to sit off what looks like being fast pace and slingshot them.
Main Danger
Red, royal blue sleeves, emerald green armbands, red cap
4 Celebratedachiever   F: 2X221
  B(2) W(54)
This frontrunner looks only obstacle for stablemate to overcome. Every chance he will get into speed duel with Ballybay and suffer the consequences.
Next Best
Navy blue, yellow seams & cap with navy blue seams
5 Euphoria   F: 06X10
  B(4) W(54)
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Career marked by wide draws and poor rides. Can't see her lowering favourite's colors.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
Insufficient Runners

Remarks

Stipe Comment last start: Girl of Power - Raced keenly in the lead in the early to middle stages.
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Gift of Power

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 1.80
Place1 2 $ 1.30
Place2 5 $ 2.30
Quinella 2,5 $ 4.10
Trifecta 2:5:1 $ 19.60
First4 2:5:1:4 $ 22.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
Insufficient Runners
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - FASTRACK INSURANCE 'CHALMERS TWO MILE PREMIER' RATING 85
Time: 1:20 | Distance: 3200m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, white crossed sashes, red arm band, white cap
3 Soleseifei   F: 42751
  B(6) W(54)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Handled first test on good ground with aplomb. Surprisingly not nommed for Wellington Cup.
Main Danger
Emerald green, purple band, light blue sleeves & emerald green cap
5 Katiem Marie   F: 73314
  B(4) W(54)
Proved herself in Cup Week raid. Didn't get the best of runs Otaki
Next Best
Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
7 High Spirits   F: 0X915
  B(3) W(54)
Won
Dividends : $6.60 $2.80
Fell out of gates last start and was pushed to get into the race. Beat some handy types start prior.
Include in Multis
Brown, light blue armbands & cap
1 Dr Watson   F: 22367
  B(1) W(60)
Slightly easier footing this time will help no end. Does need it real wet
Longer Odds
Brown, light blue sleeves, brown armbands & cap
4 Sylvester   F: 46660
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Tony Allan )
Going from mile to two miles. Needs the work to boost Wellington Cup claims.

Remarks

Blinkers off Running Late
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Parkes

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 6.60
Place1 7 $ 2.80
Place2 3 $ 1.80
Quinella 3,7 $ 7.70
Trifecta 7:3:5 $ 38.20
First4 7:3:5:1 $ 146.40
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 3 - RANDWICK MEATS WAKEFIELD CHALLENGE STAKES 2YO SW GROUP 2
Time: 1:55 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $100000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Red, dark green & white chequered sash, dark green & white chequered cap
1 Espumoso   F: 11
  B(3) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.20
Espumoso takes name from mum. In Spanish it means Sparkling. Simply looks too classy for rest. Hit out sweetly at track this week.
Main Danger
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
3 Bit Lippy   F: 2
  B(2) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Second to the stunning Melt on debut. Better hope than stablemate
Next Best
Red, royal blue diamonds & arm bands, red cap
2 King Louis   F: 2
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Dylan Turner )
Slow away debut and awkward ride late. Been to trials since and won.
Include in Multis
Emerald green, royal blue diamonds (b&f) & white cap
5 Flaunt It Girl   F: 733
  B(4) W(54.5)
Ear covers have worked wonders. Will win soon, probably in something that doesn't include Espumoso and Karaka Million contenders.
Longer Odds
Apple green, dark blue sash, dark blue & yellow striped sleeves & cap
8 Peaceful   F:
  B(5) W(54.5)
Worked well with hot fav during week. Won a trial. Aussie Grand-dam won a Gr3 on debut

Remarks

Stipe Comment: Lite My Tiger - Crowded passing the 1000 metres and checked, losing considerable ground.
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Espumoso sure shows a lot of fizz

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 12.10
Place1 7 $ 2.50
Place2 1 $ 1.20
Place3 3 $ 1.60
Quinella 1,7 $ 10.20
Trifecta 7:1:3 $ 102.90
First4 7:1:3:5 $ 905.60
Double 7/7 $ 21.60
DBL conc 7/1 $ 4.90
Treble 2/7/7 $ 151.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 5, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - BOYS GET PAID LOVE AFFAIR WITH TED PREMIER 3YO SW+P
Time: 2:30 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
White, red stylised logo (b&f), royal blue sleeves red cap
5 Savvy Coup   F: 93711
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Pitman can talk up his horses but this girl does look a legitimate Levin Classic/Oaks contender. Here today to get a feel for Trentham
Main Danger
Orange, black & orange hooped sleeves, black cap
3 Rock On Wood   F: 1
  B(5) W(57.5)
Some win on debut. What was he doing paying $22? Ryan Elliot back in CD to ride for mum again
Next Best
Purple, brown band, purple cap
1 Platinum Volos   F: 14127
  B(7) W(58.5)
Didn't get the mile of the Wellington Stakes. There must be doubts about the 1400m too but does know how to win at Trentham.
Include in Multis
Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
4 Smokin' Oak   F: 9X137
  B(6) W(57.5)
Won
Dividends : $10.40 $3.60
Lay in under pressure last start. Shadow roll on in bid to fix that flaw.
Longer Odds
Oxford blue, silver diamond of 4, jade green sleeves with 3 silver diamonds, oxford blue & silver diamond chequered cap
2 Castani   F: 7X1
  B(4) W(57.5)
Battling trainer might have one to be proud of at last. Per Incanto out of consistent mare. Maiden win no one-off

Remarks

Stipe Comment:All In Mana - Raced three wide without cover throughout. Lay in under pressure in the home straight having to be straightened.
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Pitman

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 10.40
Place1 4 $ 3.60
Place2 5 $ 1.40
Quinella 4,5 $ 9.70
Trifecta 4:5:3 $ 102.20
First4 4:5:3:7 $ 743.10
Trifecta - 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 5 - HIREMASTER PREMIER RATING 85
Time: 3:05 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Red & white diagonal stripes (body & sleeves), red cap
7 Scandalo   F: 1X121
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Johnson classic got home last start. Up a grade but backup win well within reach
Main Danger
Emerald green, gold cap
1 William Wallace   F: 94X22
  B(3) W(60)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Mile demanded to accommodate those big finishes. Has to make do with another 1400m today. Not nominated for anything major over summer - yet
Next Best
Cream, chocolate Maltese cross (back and front) cream cap
4 La Fille En Jeu   F: 85X45
  B(7) W(57)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Fifth in hit and run Cup Week. Won third-up last prep and that's the state she's in today
Include in Multis
Gold, pink sleeves, purple arm band & cap
5 Sergeant Blast   F: X6446
  B(10) W(57)
6th in Thomson here late Oct and then given time off. Resumes in time for summer. Won Trentham carnival in Jan.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Navy blue, yellow seams & cap with navy blue seams
6 Travimyfriend   F: X2136
  B(5) W(57)
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Has shown great promise this one - Johnathan Parkes climbs aboard

Remarks

Gear changes: Morse Code: Tongue Tie on Stratocaster: Lugging Bit off, Norton Bit on
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Patrick Campbell

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 26.10
Place1 9 $ 5.30
Place2 6 $ 2.20
Place3 4 $ 2.50
Quinella 6,9 $ 116.20
Trifecta 9:6:4 $ 2576.70
First4 9:6:4:2 $ 13528.30
Double 4/9 $ 138.80
DBL conc 4/6 $ 20.40
Quaddie 7/7/4/9 $ 16287.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - THE INFORMANT PREMIER SPECIAL CONDITIONS
Time: 3:40 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
3 Maltese Ruby   F: 90X11
  B(2) W(57)
Mightily impressive winning two in row but what about the modest opposition? Still, defections of two leading candidates in this increases popularity
Main Danger
Turquoise, black lightning bolt & armbands, turquoise & black quartered cap with black pompom
4 Star Quality   F: 0X42
  B(10) W(57)
Those huge finishes hard to miss. Does need longer than a mile but trainer trying to get win out of way first. Badly checked last start
Next Best
Dark green, yellow stylised logo (b&f) & quartered cap
5 Turfshaker   F: 84X42
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Masa Tanaka )
No match for a Vela horse last start when given every chance by apprentice. Place looks best again
Include in Multis
Black, white sleeves, red cap
10 La Jolie Fille   F: 0X19
  B(11) W(56)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $3.20
Too good freshup, well beaten first time in R65. Good each way dropping back to special conditions race.
Longer Odds
Dark blue, red shamrock, gold sleeves, red cap
11 Banstead   F: 84
  B(7) W(55.5)
Very gritty last Saturday. Set good clip in front and refused to wave white flag. The winner was very good

Remarks

Stipe Comment: Star Quality - Hampered near 700m. Bumped 600m then dictated wide Turfshaker: Tongue Tie on
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Steve Ramsay

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 13.50
Place1 1 $ 4.30
Place2 10 $ 3.20
Place3 9 $ 2.40
Quinella 1,10 $ 98.40
Trifecta 1:10:9 $ 1271.70
First4 1:10:9:3 $ 7301.70
Treble 4/9/1 $ 2599.10

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (3) Maltese Ruby(4) Star Quality (11) Banstead
R7 (1) Abbey Road(2) Hoist (4) Black Sav (9) Bring To The Block
R8 (1) Kawi(6) Consensus (9) Miss Wilson (10) Coldplay
R9 (4) Amorata(7) The Bandito (9) Seraphim (16) Flamingo
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 5, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - JACK DOIG LOVED HIS RACING PREMIER RATING 65
Time: 4:15 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Black, white Maltese Cross (b & f), striped sleeves & quartered cap
2 Hoist   F: 242X3
  B(8) W(60)
Stable apprentice stood down after flat effort fresh. Up 200m second up and new jock has been riding well for the team
Main Danger
Orange & chocolate quarters, black sleeves, orange cap
1 Abbey Road   F: X0254
  B(9) W(60)
Won at Trentham last 2 summers. Not in the best of nick but it's a stat worth keeping in mind.
Next Best
Chocolate & white halves, chocolate sleeves, white cap with chocolate star
9 Bring To The Block   F: 3X135
  B(12) W(57)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Third Wellington carnival last summer when taking on 1400m. Hasn't been over that distance until now
Include in Multis
White, emerald green shamrock (b&f) & white cap
12 Margot   F: 34945
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Placed
Dividend : $3.70
Punched above weght in group race as 3yo. Looked very threatening 600 out last start but was flushed wide and just ran to the line. Frustrated trainer turned to Chris Johnson for help
Longer Odds
Navy blue, white band with navy blue & red stylised logo (b&f), white armbands & cap
4 Black Sav   F: 66X59
  B(11) W(58)
Sooner or later that decent tote support will amount to something.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: Abbey Road - Raced keenly early. Steadied 800m. Held up near 400m
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Sharrock

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 8.30
Place1 3 $ 2.70
Place2 9 $ 2.50
Place3 12 $ 3.70
Quinella 3,9 $ 30.70
Trifecta 3:9:12 $ 703.50
First4 3:9:12:10 $ 6445.00
Double 1/3 $ 115.40
DBL conc 1/9 $ 38.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 9, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - RYDGES WELLINGTON CAPTAIN COOK STAKES GROUP 1 WFA
Time: 4:50 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $200000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Black, white & black circled mountain, chequered sleeves & cap
1 Kawi   F: X3433
  B(4) W(59)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Won
Dividends : $2.90 $1.40
Jason Waddell returns from a three-week suspension and is legged onto the favourite in a $200,000 Gr1. Needs two more wins to rival Mufhasa's Gr1 record of 8. No reason why he can't get there.
Main Danger
Red, royal blue diamonds & arm bands, red cap
9 Miss Wilson   F: X2712
  B(9) W(57)
Cuddle Stakes winner here in March. Didn't handle slow ground when beaten by Gingernuts Hastings carnival. Unbeaten 2 from 2 record at Trentham to protect.
Next Best
White, stylised logo on royal blue & emerald green background, striped sleeves, qtd cap
10 Coldplay   F: X0903
  B(1) W(57)
Best effort for ages at Puke last start. Produced one of best 600m times at Cambridge track this week
Include in Multis
Matt black, tan stylised logo (b&f) & matt black cap
6 Consensus   F: 0X284
  B(2) W(57)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $4.00
Shock Zabeel Classic winner last summer needs more ground than mile these days but in weakened field can grab share of the large pot. Has been nominated for Thorndon Mile but already been to the broodmare's paddock
Longer Odds
Royal blue, pink diamond (b&f) & quartered cap
3 Chocante   F: 13737
  B(7) W(59)
Home after fruitless bid to topple Winx. Place hope over mile

Remarks

Gear changes: Chocante: Bar Plates (Hind) on Consensus: Not In Foal , Served on Sofia Rosa: Blinkers off
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.90
Place1 1 $ 1.40
Place2 6 $ 4.00
Place3 11 $ 4.50
Quinella 1,6 $ 28.50
Trifecta 1:6:11 $ 462.20
First4 1:6:11:2 $ 2554.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 6, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - WOODRIDGE ESTATE PREMIER RATING 75
Time: 5:30 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
9 Seraphim   F: 03X21
  B(1) W(56)
Won
Dividends : $3.00 $1.60
The daughter of Ethereal looks all grown up now. Building strong momentum toward an Auckland Cup bid, where is $31 on futures market.
Main Danger
Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
7 The Bandito   F: 62221
  B(4) W(57)
Holly Andrew went long way to ride last start and her journey was not wasted. The horse loves Trentham, placing 5 of 6. At least one of those should have been a win.
Next Best
Yellow, black & white striped sleeves, black braces, black & white quartered cap
4 Amorata   F: 17X63
  B(10) W(57)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Flew late open hcp last start, 4 claimer struggling to keep straight. Wellington Cup calling. Needs to improve chances of qualifying...$71 on futures at present
Include in Multis
Black, yellow Maltese Cross (b&f), red & yellow striped sleeves, black & yellow quartered cap
3 Jessiegee   F: 52215
  B(5) W(57.5)
Two starts Trentham for two wins. Battled in hard ground last start. Dead 4 rating a welcome sight
Longer Odds
White, stylised logo, royal blue & emerald green hooped sleeves & quartered cap
16 Flamingo   F: 3X466
  B(12) W(54)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Stablemate scr. This one looked a better chance.

Remarks

Stipe Comment last start: Ticket Clipper - Severely tightened near finish
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Danielle Johnson

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 3.00
Place1 9 $ 1.60
Place2 12 $ 12.70
Place3 16 $ 2.60
Place6 4,5/4,6,9/1,9,10/3,9,12/1,6,11 $ 709.20
Pick6 4/9/1/3/1/9 $ 0.00
Quinella 9,12 $ 96.40
Trifecta 9:12:16 $ 1108.40
First4 9:12:16:11 $ 8531.10
Double 1/9 $ 5.80
DBL conc 1/12 $ 40.00
Treble 3/1/9 $ 105.30
Quaddie 1/3/1/9 $ 1883.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 7, 9, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
By | 2017-12-09T08:17:40+00:00 December 9th, 2017|General|