M4: HASTINGS – 06 OCTOBER 2018

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M4: HASTINGS – 06 OCTOBER 2018

M04: Hastings Races - 6th Oct, 2018

Start time:12:30 pm
Weather:OVERCAST
Track:DEAD4

Overview

Savvy Coup backed as unbeatable in the Livamol, the last of Hastings' Gr1s. Karaka Million winner Scott Base might have a thing or two to say about that.

Day's "Best"

R7 (5) Mongolian Marshal

Best "Each Way"

R10 (10) Swisswatch

Best "Roughie"

R9 (9) Tiptronic

Race 1 - BAY FORD NZ PUNTER OF THE YEAR 2200 RATING 72
Time: 12:30 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Navy blue & turquoise chequers, white sleeves, navy blue armbands, white cap
5 Amazing Az   F: 2411
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Just how amazing is he? Very looking at footage of two wins. First time away from home but if he is to be a big moneyspinner there's no room for home sickness.
Main Danger
Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
3 High Spirits   F: 50X73
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Finishing burst took to within length of freewheeler Windsor Park Plate day. Hopeless in anything but dead ground.
Next Best
Orange, black crossed sashes, black sleeves, orange & black chequered cap
8 Los Angeles   F: 81241
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Proved very dogged this prep. Stablemate and top rater a better bet but don't count her out
Include in Multis
Scarlet, white diamonds, scarlet sleeves with white diamond band & scarlet cap
4 Itellyouonething   F: 2X048
 ( J-  scratched )
Won 3 here, once at last year's carnival. 3 runs this prep. Must be about to snap out of slumber
Longer Odds
Royal blue and cerise stripes, cerise and white striped sleeves, cerise cap
12 Adonis   F: 61X87
  B(6) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Caused massive upset at last year's carnival. Just average this prep. Trainer gone for senior this time

Remarks

NZ Cup in pipeline: High Spirits
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 18.00
Place1 1 $ 4.40
Place2 2 $ 4.70
Place3 6 $ 2.50
Quinella 1,2 $ 54.70
Trifecta 1:2:6 $ 1845.30
First4 1:2:6:5 $ 7934.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 5, 8, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - MARDIGRAS EVENTS 1200 RATING 82
Time: 1:05 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Violet, rose vertical stripe, rose sleeves, striped cap
6 Power O'Hata   F: 111X6
  B(4) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Little went right fresh-up run. Looks fit, says trackman
Main Danger
Dark green, light green spots (body & sleeves), dark green cap with light green spots
1 Gift Of Power   F: 325X2
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Probably deserves to be paying $2.30 Probably. 59kgs lowered colors last time.
Next Best
Black & white stripes, red sleeves & cap
2 Stradivarius   F: 32133
  B(1) W(59)
In career best form. Now trained on the course. Tongue tie on.
Include in Multis
Royal blue, gold lightning bolt (b&f) & cap
3 De Niro   F: 9X15X
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
A horse plagued by minor ailments. Super fresh-up record. Stable enjoying strong carnival Jump aboard
Longer Odds
Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
9 Vinnie's Volley   F: 64X11
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Steep rise in class but Chris Johnson not on this time

Remarks

Stipe Comment: POWER O'HATA - Made 900m bend awkwardly. Steadied over concluding stages when becoming awkwardly placed on heels.
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 9.70
Place1 4 $ 2.50
Place2 8 $ 2.90
Place3 6 $ 1.80
Quinella 4,8 $ 41.00
Trifecta 4:8:6 $ 395.20
First4 4:8:6:9 $ 2356.50
Double 1/4 $ 90.20
DBL conc 1/8 $ 68.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - DAN D'ESPOSITO MEMORIAL RATING 65
Time: 1:40 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Bottle green, silver grey braces, bottle green sleeves with silver grey arm band, bottle green cap with silver grey seams
3 Copper Mine   F: 8X1X
  B(12) W(59)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
$1.50 on debut. Blitzed rivals before spell. Drawn badly but looks to have superior gate speed.
Main Danger
White, stylised logo, royal blue & emerald green hooped sleeves & quartered cap
12 Pink Graffiti   F: X2218
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
So many placings before securing maiden win here. Had a freshen-up
Next Best
Navy blue, white star, white sleeves with blue stars, navy blue cap with star
10 Devine Love   F: 441X3
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Been through a couple of stables before landing at Benner's front gate. He would have been happy with fresh-up effort after over-racing early
Include in Multis
Royal blue, white crossed sashes & arm band, royal blue cap with white pom pom
2 Comeback   F: 1353X
  B(4) W(59)
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
One easy win so far. Raced mostly in wet so question mark there
Longer Odds
Navy blue, navy blue & gold diamond chequered sleeves, navy blue cap with gold diamonds
11 Myrtle   F: X100X
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Dylan Turner )
First since June. Won recent trial, won twice freshup. Handle with care.

Remarks

Gear changes: Hugo The Boss (AUS): Norton Bit off, Standard Bit on, Nose Band on Pink Graffiti: Tongue Tie off
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Troy Harris:

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 18.40
Place1 7 $ 5.40
Place2 2 $ 2.50
Place3 12 $ 2.00
Quinella 2,7 $ 60.70
Trifecta 7:2:12 $ 795.60
First4 7:2:12:1 $ 9683.80
Treble 1/4/7 $ 4384.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 10, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - STELLA ARTOIS 1400 SP COND
Time: 2:15 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, gold lightning bolt (b&f) & cap
13 Langkawi   F: 22X22
  B(4) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Won
Dividends : $2.40 $1.30
Two seconds at the carnival. It's his turn. Sidewinkers on.
Main Danger
Purple, brown band, purple cap
8 Lincoln Falls   F: 1
  B(6) W(55.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Went whoosh to win debut. Backed as unbeatable but as Latta said he's not the complete package yet
Next Best
Emerald green, black epaulettes, emerald green sleeves and red cap
5 Rhinestone Cowboy   F: 3X
 ( J-  scratched )
For fans of the late great Glen Campbell. Long time away scr midweek and chasing bigger payday today
Include in Multis
Navy blue, white band with navy blue & red stylised logo (b&f), white armbands & cap
3 Starrybeel   F: 6872X
  B(5) W(57)
Possibly 200m short of best but in combos. Backed and beaten throughout first prep. Been gelded
Longer Odds
Black, white seams (body & sleeves), turquoise blue & white stylised logo (b&f), turquoise sleeves with black stars down sleeves, black & turquoise quartered cap with white seams
10 Out Of The Park   F: 022X3
  B(1) W(55)
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Left three wide first after six months off. Did well to run a placing.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: LANGKAWI - Lay in under pressure final straight. Sidewinkers on
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Peter McKay

Results

Race Dividends
Win 13 $ 2.40
Place1 13 $ 1.30
Place2 8 $ 1.30
Place3 10 $ 2.20
Quinella 8,13 $ 2.30
Trifecta 13:8:10 $ 30.50
First4 13:8:10:2 $ 163.10
Double 7/13 $ 42.40
DBL conc 7/8 $ 17.70
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 8, 10, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - SACRED FALLS HAWKE'S BAY GUINEAS 3YO SW
Time: 2:50 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $100000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Dark blue, gold striped sleeves & cap
13 Melt   F: 62X11
  B(9) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Final tune-up for the 1000-2000 Guineas double. Pressure won't melt this superbly bred filly.
Main Danger
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
1 Sword Of Osman   F: 117X6
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Laidback final gallop. Unbeaten with Bosson aboard. Sharper with run under belt.
Next Best
Red, yellow stars (b&f), red & yellow halved sleeves, red cap with yellow star
5 Madison County   F: 31X2
  B(12) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $6.10 $2.10
Was coming after Melt last time. Would have rated higher but for the draw.
Include in Multis
Purple, brown band, purple cap
2 Sir Nate   F: 713X5
  B(5) W(56.5)
Too rusty fresh. Been back to the trials to ensure he's fitter for this
Longer Odds
Black & yellow chequers, black sleeves, yellow armband & chequered cap
7 Reevederci   F: 1X3
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Well beaten third but caught eye with finish in Melt's latest win. 200 more metres to gun her down today

Remarks

Gear changes: Sword Of Osman: Side Winkers on, Barrier Blanket on Cavallo Veloce: Blinkers on
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Melt

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 6.10
Place1 5 $ 2.10
Place2 13 $ 1.40
Place3 9 $ 5.40
Quinella 5,13 $ 7.90
Trifecta 5:13:9 $ 258.20
First4 5:13:9:12 $ 4440.80
Quaddie 4/7/13/5 $ 7571.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 7, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - TUMU ITM MILE RATING 65
Time: 3:26 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Emerald green, royal blue diamonds (b&f) & white cap
1 Joe's Legacy   F: 03X22
  B(7) W(60)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Jock off brother's horse. No brainer really. Win due after two narrow losses. This Joe is smokin'
Main Danger
Emerald green, white sash, gold sleeves, emerald green cap
9 Le Sablier   F: 250X1
  B(3) W(57)
Stunning win here Windsor Park day. Mile no bother on strength of that.
Next Best
Red & white chequers, black sleeves & cap
5 The Mitigator   F: 130X4
  B(1) W(58.5)
Won
Dividends : $6.60 $2.40
Jockey brother had better offer so he rings Danielle Johnson. She's having a great season. Up to distance where operates best
Include in Multis
Gold, cerise spots, purple armbands & cap
3 Leading Role   F: 00X62
  B(4) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Dylan Turner )
After a long series of cameos he did take a leading role last start. Heady days returned?
Longer Odds
White, lime green & white chequered yoke, black & lime green stylised logo (b&f), black sleeves with white logo name, lime cap
16 Van Diamond   F: 33213
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Concerted support but is not long out of maidens and all form in slow ground

Remarks

Gear changes: So Brazen: Side Winkers on O'Hara: Blinkers on, Tongue Tie on Turfshaker: Blinkers on
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Joe"S Legacy to land knockout blow today

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 6.60
Place1 5 $ 2.40
Place2 7 $ 3.90
Place3 1 $ 1.80
Quinella 5,7 $ 42.00
Trifecta 5:7:1 $ 357.30
First4 5:7:1:10 $ 6667.60
Double 5/5 $ 34.00
DBL conc 5/7 $ 17.70
Treble 13/5/5 $ 146.60

Betting Suggestions


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

Race 7 - HASTINGS-HEART OF THE HAWKE'S BAY MILE RATING 82
Time: 4:01 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Red, white V & arm band, red cap
5 Mongolian Marshal   F: 148X1
  B(5) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Manner of win on second day suggests he will go back to back. Matched Livamol hope in final gallop.
Main Danger
Purple & white stripes, black cap with gold tassel
12 Fawn   F: 112X5
  B(10) W(54)
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Just battled fresh which was the case last prep. Up to distance where can be very dangerous. Unbeaten from 2 over mile. Looked very relaxed in final gallop
Next Best
Light green & white stripes, red sleeves, light green arm bands, red cap
8 Hartley   F: 3X112
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Races well spaced. Just failed to deny Mongolian Marshal on second day
Include in Multis
Yellow, purple Raffles Racing Logo (b&f), purple & white chequered sleeves & cap
6 Sacred Rhythm   F: 010X6
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  M, & K Murdoch )
Struggled in open hcps. Back in rhythm in proper grade.
Longer Odds
Red & white diagonal stripes (body & sleeves), red cap
2 Hunta Pence   F: 1234X
  B(12) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Alex Shin (a4) )
Excellent course and distance stats. Bears watching despite the price

Remarks

First leg of the quaddie. Looks straightforward enough
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Matt Cameron

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 12.00
Place1 11 $ 2.90
Place2 5 $ 1.50
Place3 12 $ 2.30
Quinella 5,11 $ 13.60
Trifecta 11:5:12 $ 254.00
First4 11:5:12:7 $ 1308.40

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R7 (5) Mongolian Marshal(6) Sacred Rhythm (8) Hartley (12) Fawn
R8 (7) Scott Base(10) Our Abbadean (11) Savvy Coup
R9 (4) Love Affair(9) Tiptronic (11) Te Akau Shark
R10 (2) Irish Flame(6) Hinerangi (7) Smokin' Oak (10) Swisswatch
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 6, 8, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - LIVAMOL CLASSIC WFA
Time: 4:35 | Distance: 2040m | Prize $250000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Navy blue, white star, white sleeves with blue stars, navy blue cap with star
7 Scott Base   F: 41X87
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Going for some more value. Karaka Million winner stiffed for room late in Windsor Park. Pace will be hot with Big Mike in there
Main Danger
White, red stylised logo (b&f), royal blue sleeves red cap
11 Savvy Coup   F: 15X52
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
 ( T-  M, & M Pitman )
Won
Dividends : $1.90 $1.30
They've come from everywhere to back him. Not hard to see why . Flew when clear of traffic in Windsor Park. Pressure on Johnson but he's handle it with aplomb before.
Next Best
Black, bronze prince of wales feathers (b&f) & quartered cap
10 Our Abbadean   F: 21X35
  B(12) W(57)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Closeup in Windsor Park. Work during the week delighted Bosson.
Include in Multis
Orange, black crossed sashes, black sleeves, orange & black chequered cap
12 Danzdanzdance   F: 356X1
  B(4) W(55.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Not sure she's totally ready for this but stable been very bullish since start of new campaign. Future plans still undecided.
Longer Odds
Cream, emerald green & chocolate sash, emerald green & chocolate quartered cap
2 Authentic Paddy   F: X3066
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Latta gone back to veteran hoop. Long past best but trainer believes he has one more big race win in him.

Remarks

Te Akau on Our Abbadean: Narrowly beaten in the Hawkes Bay Cup (Listed, 2200m) here in April, she will appreciate the increased distance
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 1.90
Place1 11 $ 1.30
Place2 8 $ 4.30
Place3 12 $ 2.50
Quinella 8,11 $ 20.80
Trifecta 11:8:12 $ 194.90
First4 11:8:12:7 $ 961.50
Double 11/11 $ 19.30
DBL conc 11/8 $ 68.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 7, 10, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - RED BADGE SPRING SPRINT OPN HCP
Time: 5:10 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $70000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
11 Te Akau Shark   F: 114X1
  B(11) W(53)
Won
Dividends : $2.00 $1.40
Coleman rode him in trackwork Thursday and was delighted with the gallop. Just needs a brisk pace, says Te Akau
Main Danger
White, stylised logo on royal blue & emerald green background, striped sleeves, qtd cap
4 Love Affair   F: 20X1X
  B(7) W(54.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
The Shark is circling but trackman says she is super fit to fend him off with advantange at the barrier. Was going to resume last week but Baker had a change of mind.
Next Best
Gold, navy blue cap
6 Ugo Foscolo   F: X71X3
  B(12) W(54.5)
Lameness took out of racing for whole year. Likes trip but battling to bring down top two
Include in Multis
Dark green, yellow stylised logo & quartered cap
5 Magnum   F: 910X1
  B(8) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $3.30
Almost the forgotten horse...almost. Will probably want it even firmer.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Black, emerald green and red chequered sashes and arm bands, black cap
9 Tiptronic   F: 320X3
  B(3) W(53)
Real eyecatcher when powered home freshup. Second up stats gives chance of placing/. Nommed for Coupland's Mile.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: DEALS IN HEELS - Got head up when being steadied 1000m then inclined to race ungenerously for a distance, hampered 150m
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Where's Love Affair?

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 2.00
Place1 11 $ 1.40
Place2 4 $ 1.70
Place3 5 $ 3.30
Quinella 4,11 $ 3.60
Trifecta 11:4:5 $ 84.80
First4 11:4:5:1 $ 913.40
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 5, 6, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 10 - BOSTOCK NEW ZEALAND SPRING CARNIVAL FINALE RATING 72
Time: 5:50 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Lime green, black seams (body & sleeves) & lime green cap with black seams
10 Swisswatch   F: 155X4
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Won
Dividends : $3.40 $1.80
Got the time for him. Caught very wide for most of race freshup. 5th in Wellington Guineas, I think he will land a big one in 4yo year
Main Danger
Jade, chocolate mountain & collar, jade river, dark green clover leaf (b&f), jade sleeves, jade & chocolate quartered cap
2 Irish Flame   F: 00X12
  B(9) W(60)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Come back from spell a different horse. Wheeler will have wrapped even tighter for final day
Next Best
Emerald green, gold sleeves, white cap
6 Hinerangi   F: 1157X
  B(7) W(58)
Made tremendous strides last summer. A win at Trentham cup carnival lives long in the memory. Nothing from 3 here does trouble me.
Include in Multis
Black & white stripes, red sleeves & cap
5 Soroc   F: 310X6
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $4.40
Good from tough draw first day. Has won second up.
Longer Odds
Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
7 Smokin' Oak   F: 0X640
  B(11) W(58)
Poor last start, better first two after spell. Stable will be thrilled with fire out of track

Remarks

Stipe Comment: SWISSWATCH -Raced wide without cover for the majority of the race.
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 3.40
Place1 10 $ 1.80
Place2 5 $ 4.40
Place3 13 $ 6.20
Place6 5,9,13/1,5,7/5,11,12/8,11,12/4 $ 19.40
Pick6 5/5/11/11/11/10 $ 10000.00
Quinella 5,10 $ 35.70
Trifecta 10:5:13 $ 894.10
First4 10:5:13:6 $ 4522.20
Double 11/10 $ 8.30
DBL conc 11/5 $ 9.80
Treble 11/11/10 $ 21.70
Quaddie 11/11/11/10 $ 366.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 6, 7, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%