M2: TAUPO – 10 OCTOBER 2018

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M2: TAUPO – 10 OCTOBER 2018

M02: Taupo Races - 10th Oct, 2018

Start time:1:07 pm
Weather:OVERCAST
Track:GOOD2

Overview

Murray Baker has a fair frew maidens entered today but he labels his two-win mare Ladynadel (r4) his best chance.

Day's "Best"

R6 (7) Meteoric Lass

Best "Each Way"

R7 (4) Lucetta

Best "Roughie"

R2 (11) The Faith

Race 1 - KIWIKONTRACTORS 1200 MAIDEN
Time: 1:07 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
11 Spirit Of Galway   F: 4X2
  B(8) W(54)
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Came from nowhere to run second fresh-up. Starting manners the key again. Gear addition.
Main Danger
Gold, light green diamonds, sleeves & cap
  B(6) W(56)
 ( J-  Mark Hills )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Two trials wins, finishing too well to win latest. Impressive
Next Best
Royal blue, white sleeves with cerise stars down sleeves & royal blue cap
1 Abrahams   F: 250X3
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Close enough to win but not quite close enough yet, I reckon. Tough draw
Include in Multis
Apple green, dark blue sash, dark blue & yellow striped sleeves & cap
  B(4) W(56)
Danielle Johnson had choice of Marsh runners. Doesn't normally get it wrong. Had plenty of trials education. Solid
Longer Odds
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
13 Enduring Love   F:
  B(3) W(54)
On debut. Te Akau things fair bit of her.

Remarks

174558.5Shaun McKayPeter McKay-- Gear changes: Naval Brigade (AUS): Blinkers on, Nasal Strip on, Tongue Tie on Spirit Of Galway: Tongue Tie on Sco Mo Eagle: Tongue Tie on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 4.60
Place1 12 $ 1.90
Place2 7 $ 2.40
Place3 11 $ 1.50
Quinella 7,12 $ 19.60
Trifecta 12:7:11 $ 129.40
First4 12:7:11:4 $ 1844.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 7, 8, 11, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES MAIDEN F&M RACE
Time: 1:42 | Distance: 1300m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, white seams, white sleeves & cap
3 Polly Grey   F: 3
  B(8) W(57.5)
Trial was good, raceday debut even better. Hit line very hard. Mum won 3 early in career
Main Danger
Bottle green & lime green chequers & striped sleeves, lime green cap
9 Exemplar   F: 0X296
  B(5) W(55)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Tested in listed race. No show, back in proper grade
Next Best
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
4 Terra Firma   F: 3684X
  B(9) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Won
Dividends : $4.60 $1.90
Robbed of luck 3yo year. Dam won first races but failed to capitalise
Include in Multis
Royal blue, white crossed sashes & arm band, royal blue cap with white pom pom
1 Bayamo   F: 062
  B(7) W(57.5)
Hauled in late last time. Relished the huge improvement in footing.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Black & white stripes, white sleeves, emerald green arm bands & cap
11 The Faith   F: 6X6
  B(4) W(55)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Keep the faith. Maybe not today but it will happen

Remarks

Stipe Comment: POLLY GREY - Hampered and forced over extra ground going into bend near 600m
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Bosson: Terra Firma

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 4.60
Place1 4 $ 1.90
Place2 9 $ 2.00
Place3 7 $ 4.00
Quinella 4,9 $ 13.80
Trifecta 4:9:7 $ 392.00
First4 4:9:7:1 $ 2123.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - MELEKA BELLE 1400 MAIDEN
Time: 2:17 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, gold lightning bolt (b&f) & cap
9 Sagunto   F: 6X438
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Listed placed two starts ago. Nommed for 2000 Guineas. Needs to slam dunk this lot. Stable is flying
Main Danger
Royal blue, gold braces, royal blue sleeves, light blue armbands, royal blue & gold qtd cap
11 Mussolini   F: 7
  B(2) W(56)
Didn't handle slow ground on debut when red-hot. Won trial since.
Next Best
Light green, dark green yoke, black seams on collar & sides, dark green sleeves, light green & dark green quartered cap
10 Bobby Dee   F: 3X
  B(7) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Another Baker youngster resuming. Is he a wet track horse or a dry one? All will be revealed today
Include in Multis
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
3 White River   F: 0X6
  B(10) W(58.5)
Hit the turbos when off rails freshup. Johnson has stuck with him
Longer Odds
Royal blue, white crossed sashes & arm band, royal blue cap with white pom pom
2 Treadstone   F: 49X54
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Both runs this prep been here and they were good enough to reserve a place on your First 4 ticket

Remarks

Gear changes: Noble Star: Nose Band on Azareel: Blinkers on
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Peter McKay

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 72.10
Place1 6 $ 9.80
Place2 4 $ 4.80
Place3 10 $ 1.80
Quinella 4,6 $ 350.70
Trifecta 6:4:10 $ 6543.60
First4 6:4:10:1 $ 8449.10
Double 4/6 $ 296.90
DBL conc 4/4 $ 39.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 9, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - GENERATION HOMES/PLACEMAKERS TAUPO 1000 RATING 72
Time: 2:52 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $11000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, gold braces, royal blue sleeves, light blue armbands, royal blue & gold qtd cap
4 Ladynadel   F: 7332X
  B(4) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Murray Baker rates his best hope today. Easy to see why. Performed well in high class 3yo company last prep
Main Danger
Yellow, navy blue striped sleeves, quartered cap
1 Fortune Patch   F: 33354
  B(5) W(59)
Couldn't find way through late after hitting top gear last start. 12 placings - it's been the story of his life
Next Best
Royal blue, white striped sleeves, red & white chequered sash & quartered cap
7 Veine D'Or   F: 27101
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Would have preferred sting out of track but Kelso has revved up after poor start to career
Include in Multis
Maroon & black halves, black & white striped sleeves, black & maroon quartered cap with black peak
5 Dama Zorro   F: 2618X
  B(3) W(57)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Wellington Guineas chances rocked at start. A horse with a big finish, the trainer will be happy to see him running home hard
Longer Odds
Lime green, orange & pink diagonal stripes (body & sleeves) & lime green cap
3 Ottavio   F: 24514
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Won
Dividends : $5.40 $3.10
Here's your leader. Best in race-affected footing but trip made to order

Remarks

Stipe Comment: ELECTRODE - Ran wide first turn. Vet check revealed an active heel abscess
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Riddell

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 5.40
Place1 3 $ 3.10
Place2 4 $ 1.80
Quinella 3,4 $ 7.50
Trifecta 3:4:1 $ 88.70
First4 3:4:1:7 $ 469.50
Treble 4/6/3 $ 3283.60
Quaddie 12/4/6/3 $ 14994.70
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R4 (1) Fortune Patch(4) Ladynadel (7) Veine D'Or
R5 (1) Mr Hass(6) Recension (7) Autumn Wild (8) Eridani
R6 (1) Motivation(3) O'He Can (7) Meteoric Lass
R7 (1) Sure He Can(4) Lucetta (11) Danelyn
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

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 5 - WESTBURY READY TO RUN @ GOSFORD PARK 1000 MAIDEN 3YO
Time: 3:29 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
White, red diamonds & sleeves, white cap
1 Mr Hass   F: 02
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Very green on debut, rebounded strongly second-up with blinkers on.
Main Danger
Dark green, red chevrons, red sleeves with dark green chevrons, dark green & red striped cap
7 Autumn Wild   F: 556X7
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $5.40 $1.30
Too far back after getting bashed in fast paced race fresh-up here. Was heavily backed in Melt race as 2yo.
Next Best
Navy blue, white band with navy blue & red stylised logo (b&f), white armbands & cap
8 Eridani   F: 45X9X
  B(5) W(55.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Turned backers' money into confetti last prep. Ran past rivals with ease in Sep 18 trials win. Looks to have matured a lot
Include in Multis
Red, royal blue sleeves, emerald green armbands, red cap
3 Our Wonderland   F: 6X5
  B(7) W(57.5)
Gelded since running last and then went out and won trial.
Longer Odds
Apple green, dark blue sash, dark blue & yellow striped sleeves & cap
6 Recension   F: 305
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Good ground a big assist last start. Likely leader in what promises to be a mad dash.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: AUTUMN WILD - Hampered leaving the barriers. Over-raced in the middle stages making the bend near the 800 metres awkwardly
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Colgan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 5.40
Place1 7 $ 1.30
Place2 8 $ 1.80
Place3 4 $ 2.90
Quinella 7,8 $ 12.30
Trifecta 7:8:4 $ 193.40
First4 7:8:4:3 $ 1002.50
Double 3/7 $ 25.10
DBL conc 3/8 $ 13.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 6, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - HIGGINS TAUPO 1200 RATING 65
Time: 4:04 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Tangerine, royal blue stars, white sash with royal blue logo Fortuna (b&f), royal blue & tangerine striped sleeves & quartered cap
7 Meteoric Lass   F: 1X
  B(2) W(57)
 ( J-  Shafiq Rusof )
Won
Dividends : $3.30 $1.60
Got the draw, got Te Akau's confidence, got the speed...go get the win.
Main Danger
Emerald green, gold sleeves, white cap
1 Motivation   F: 4674X
  B(8) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Bosson impressed when winning on him on debut Te Akau: Rates top for chance in this field.
Next Best
White, red spot, emerald green sleeves, red cap
3 O'He Can   F: 1450X
  B(3) W(58.5)
Won only start at distance and fresh-up. Had benefit of strong trial.
Include in Multis
White, tangerine crossed sashes, dark blue stars and cap with white stars
8 Gothenburg   F: 0X90X
  B(6) W(57)
Fresh start after failing to build on early promise. Oly win come on good ground.
Longer Odds
Gold, navy blue cap
11 Our Showgirl   F: 1073X
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Pacesetting mare resuming. Shown ability despite string of bad draws.

Remarks

Gear changes: Gothenburg: Blinkers off, Nasal Strip on
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Richards: Two-pronged attack

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 3.30
Place1 7 $ 1.60
Place2 1 $ 1.30
Place3 10 $ 3.00
Quinella 1,7 $ 3.50
Trifecta 7:1:10 $ 57.00
First4 7:1:10:3 $ 198.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 7, 8, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - ASCOT FARM 1800 MAIDEN
Time: 4:39 | Distance: 1800m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Apple green, dark blue sash, dark blue & yellow striped sleeves & cap
4 Lucetta   F: 2643X
  B(4) W(56.5)
Resuming over 1800m. Baker must have put the work into her. Promising last prep, minus the natural talent.
Main Danger
Royal blue, gold lightning bolt (b&f) & cap
11 Danelyn   F: 85X03
  B(7) W(54)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Outclassed in smart juvenile races. Found niche at last it seems. Out of luck for long stretch last start
Next Best
Royal blue, purple cap
10 Call Me Jack   F: 465
  B(10) W(56)
Performances been on flat side. Huge jump in distance
Include in Multis
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
1 Sure He Can   F: 38394
  B(9) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Long-time maiden been looking for trip like today's
Longer Odds
White, tangerine crossed sashes, dark blue stars and cap with white stars
9 Vermont   F: 08
  B(5) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $20.30 $3.70
Looks mediocre but worth another chance from better draw

Remarks

Stipe Comment: DANELYN - Held up entering final straight near 300m and unable to obtain clear running until approaching 100m
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Cameron

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 20.30
Place1 9 $ 3.70
Place2 5 $ 3.30
Place3 1 $ 1.40
Place6 4,7,9/4,6,10/3,4/4,7,8/1,7,10/ $ 526.20
Pick6 4/6/3/7/7/9 $ 0.00
Quinella 5,9 $ 90.60
Trifecta 9:5:1 $ 814.40
First4 9:5:1:8 $ 8552.70
Double 7/9 $ 48.90
DBL conc 7/5 $ 8.00
Treble 7/7/9 $ 571.40
Quaddie 3/7/7/9 $ 3420.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 9, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%