M10 Port Macquarie – 5th October 2018

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M10 Port Macquarie – 5th October 2018

M10: Port Macquarie Races (NSW) - 5th Oct, 2018

Start time:3:55 pm
Weather:OVERCAST
Track:GOOD

Overview

Port Macquarie Cup day with seven good supporting races with plenty of betting value

Day's "Best"

R8 (4) Maui Princess

Best "Each Way"

R5 (3) Ferniehirst

Best "Roughie"

R4 (8) Rocket Monkey

Race 1 - WATPAC CONSTRUCTION CG&E MAIDEN SHOWCASE PLATE SW
Time: 3:55 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $32600

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
YELLOW, BLACK SASH, ARMBANDS AND CAP
12 Quick Nick   F: 6X222
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Chad Lever )
 ( T-  Paul Perry )
Won
Dividends : $1.60 $1.10
Has rattled off three consecutive second placings this campaign and looks ready to win. Drawn the rail and it could dictate.
Main Danger
BLACK AND YELLOW DIAMONDS, BLACK SLEEVES, HALVED CAP
10 Gumshoe   F:
  B(13) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Matthew Paget )
 ( T-  Marc Quinn )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Drawn deep but it looked good running second in a recent trial on this track. Nicely bred and it could pay to follow betting moves.
Next Best
EMERALD GREEN, GOLD SHAMROCK, LILAC SLEEVES, GOLD ARMBANDS
14 Ultimate Power   F: 32
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Another drawn wide but it has looked handy in two race day starts. Placed in both and Kris Lees is firing with his stable at the moment.
Include in Multis
RED, YELLOW DIAMOND, ARMBANDS AND CAP
4 Magic Ray   F: 6X422
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Ben Looker )
 ( T-  Todd Howlett )
Hinted at a possible winning turn when running second at both starts this campaign. Has the goods to win at each way odds.
Longer Odds
GREEN
1 Brother Magic   F: 3
  B(3) W(59)
 ( J-  Josh Adams )
 ( T-  Brett Bellamy )
Placed
Dividend : $3.20
Third in a good form guide last start. Include for value.

Remarks

Some nice types ready to break maiden grades
race-image
Nice racing to open the card at Port

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 1.60
Place1 12 $ 1.10
Place2 10 $ 2.00
Place3 1 $ 3.20
Quinella 10,12 $ 3.70
Trifecta 12:10:1 $ 60.70
First4 12:10:1:9 $ 340.40
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 10, 12, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - JR RICHARDS & SONS F&M MAIDEN SHOWCASE PLATE SW
Time: 4:35 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $32600

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
PURPLE, YELLOW STAR, WHITE STRIPED SLEEVES
12 Good Excuse   F: 522
  B(8) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Gibbons )
 ( T-  Wayne Wilkes )
Won
Dividends : $2.00 $1.20
Ran a nose behind the winner on this track last start. Prior form was solid at Taree and if that holds, it's going to be tough to beat here.
Main Danger
RED, BLACK AND WHITE KITE, WHITE SLEEVES, BLACK DIAMOND ARMBANDS, BLACK AND WHITE KITE ON CAP
11 Dundee Lee   F: 54X
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Showed speed behind some nice types last preparation. Has room for improvement and the daughter of Dundeel should return stronger.
Next Best
DARK GREEN, YELLOW SASH, WHITE SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
4 Natural Image   F: 29228
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Brooke Stower )
 ( T-  Ross Stitt )
12-times placed from 23 starts. That's some record and although it finds it tough to win, the consistency is there and the place odds attract.
Include in Multis
WHITE, BLACK AND WHITE CHECK SASH, TEAL SLEEVES AND CAP
7 Spicy Mo   F: 5
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Amelia Denby )
 ( T-  Luke Hilton )
Didn't do too much wrong on debut and punters should expect improvement. Drawn well so consider here.
Longer Odds
RED, GOLD SLEEVES AND CAP
13 Gypsy Queen   F: 4
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Peter Graham )
 ( T-  Bob Milligan )
Fourth on this track on debut. Could run into the money again.

Remarks

Big field with money coming for only two runners
race-image
They should run along nicely here

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 2.00
Place1 12 $ 1.20
Place2 1 $ 12.30
Place3 2 $ 2.70
Quinella 1,12 $ 45.10
Trifecta 12:1:2 $ 372.20
First4 12:1:2:9 $ 2533.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 7, 11, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - FASTPLAST BUILDING SUPPLIES OPEN SHOWCASE HCP
Time: 5:10 | Distance: 1500m | Prize $43500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
NAVY BLUE, GREY MALTESE CROSS, BLACK SLEEVES, WHITE CAP
1 Speed Hero   F: 10505
  B(2) W(58)
 ( T-  Jason Coyle )
Doesn't always get the best of luck during the run. The small field should help and it will be rattling home late.
Main Danger
RED, BLACK DIAMOND, BLACK STRIPED SLEEVES AND CAP
3 Schedule   F: 980X8
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Adkins )
 ( T-  Mack Griffith )
Won
Dividends : $4.70 $1.60
Hasn't run a good result in some time but many of those have come in tough races. Confidently backed and that's a good sign.
Next Best
ORANGE, BLACK MALTESE CROSS AND CAP
4 Spiral   F: 4X951
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Ben Looker )
 ( T-  Stephen Lee )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Last start winner at Lismore and the confidence is up. First start here and this quality of opposition won't be worrying it.
Include in Multis
ROYAL BLUE, YELLOW CHECKED BAND, CHECKED SLEEVES, STAR CAP
5 Annandale Lass   F: 76533
  B(3) W(54)
 ( T-  Dean Jackson )
Knocking on the door after consecutive third placings. Nicely weighted at 54kg and that should help the turn-of-foot.
Longer Odds
YELLOW, RED HOOPS, DARK BLUE CAP
6 Dixie Lad   F: 07546
  B(8) W(54)
 ( J-  Grant Buckley )
 ( T-  Neil Godbolt )
Needs to lift but it could run in the money.

Remarks

Smaller field but it doesn't lack quality
race-image
Speed Hero should rattle home

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 4.70
Place1 3 $ 1.60
Place2 4 $ 1.30
Place3 9 $ 19.80
Quinella 3,4 $ 10.50
Trifecta 3:4:9 $ 688.00
First4 3:4:9:8 $ 6465.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - OXYOPTIA SHOWCASE HANDICAP RATING 66
Time: 5:50 | Distance: 1100m | Prize $32600

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ORANGE, WHITE CROWN, HOOPED CAP
5 Penfold   F: 132X1
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Ben Looker )
 ( T-  Allan Kehoe )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Last start winner which rarely runs a bad race. Faces a rise in class here but it should be in it for a long way.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE, BLACK AND WHITE BAND AND ARMBANDS, BLACK COLLAR AND SEAMS, QUARTERED CAP
1 Shelley Beach Road   F: 1410X
  B(5) W(60.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Adkins )
Won
Dividends : $2.30 $1.40
Owns more class than many in this field and it ran in the Highway Handicap two back. Won a trial here recently.
Next Best
RED, WHITE ARMBANDS, BLUE CAP
3 She's Choosie   F: 25681
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Greg Kilner )
Did the job well at Grafton last start when well-favoured. Has placed at its only run on this track and only the draw goes against it.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, RED YOKE, TRIDENT AND CAP
6 Cheat'm   F: 51142
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Karen Owen )
Quality mare which finished fourth in a Highway Handicap last month. That form is strong for this and it could win at each way odds.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
YELLOW, BLACK CROSS OF LORRAINE
8 Rocket Monkey   F: 5238X
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Peter Graham )
 ( T-  Colt Prosser )
Shows form early on during its prep so consider fresh up.

Remarks

There won't be much covering this even field
race-image
Not much should cover this field

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.30
Place1 1 $ 1.40
Place2 5 $ 2.50
Place3 9 $ 1.40
Quinella 1,5 $ 9.50
Trifecta 1:5:9 $ 59.60
First4 1:5:9:8 $ 332.10
Double 3/1 $ 10.60
DBL conc 3/5 $ 7.00
Treble 12/3/1 $ 28.00
Quaddie 12/12/3/1 $ 65.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - DE BORTOLI WINES PORT MACQUARIE SHOWCASE SPRINT
Time: 6:25 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $54300

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
PINK, BROWN SLEEVES
3 Ferniehirst   F: 6X551
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Andrew Adkins )
 ( T-  Paul Smith )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Improved nicely to win at Newcastle last time out. That came after some solid runs and it doesn't mind travelling. Capable type.
Main Danger
MAROON, GOLD SLEEVES, GOLD CAP WITH MAROON POM POM
1 Waitandwatch   F: 11X0X
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Andrew Gibbons )
 ( T-  Angela Davies )
Showed nothing at Rosehill late last year but has been primed with three trials wins since. Owns speed and scored four on the bounce at one stage.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE HORSESHOE, BLACK AND WHITE CHECKED SLEEVES AND CAP
5 Cordoned   F: 18796
  B(8) W(54)
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Three-time winner which faced nice opposition last start. Should enjoy racing against this level of opposition.
Include in Multis
GOLD, BLACK MOTIF, COLLAR AND SLEEVES, GOLD AND BLACK MOTIF CAP
7 Johnny Roo Boy   F: X7544
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Grant Buckley )
 ( T-  Damien Lane )
Tough to rule it out and it did finish fourth behind unbeaten star Smart Melody two back. That form takes it close here.
Longer Odds
BLACK, WHITE CROSSED SASH, SLEEVES WITH BLACK CHECK ARMBANDS, YELLOW CAP, BLACK SEAMS
6 Kopite   F: 64X90
  B(9) W(54)
 ( J-  Josh Adams )
 ( T-  Adam Duggan )
Won
Dividends : $19.20 $4.50
Due a good run after two average starts this campaign. Expect improvement.

Remarks

Punters should follow the form out of this race
race-image
Waitandwatch could return a winner

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 19.20
Place1 6 $ 4.50
Place2 3 $ 1.70
Place3 5 $ 3.10
Quinella 3,6 $ 28.40
Trifecta 6:3:5 $ 431.10
First4 6:3:5:10 $ 15618.10
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (1) Waitandwatch(3) Ferniehirst (5) Cordoned (7) Johnny Roo Boy
R6 (1) Rioli(2) Traumatised (4) Flash Stinger (5) Je Suis Tycoon
R7 (1) Goathland(2) Shalmaneser (3) Exoteric
R8 (1) Power Command(4) Maui Princess (12) Malea Magic
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - WINNING EDGE PRESENTATIONS SHOWCASE HANDICAP CLASS 2
Time: 7:05 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $32600

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
PALE BLUE, WHITE CAP
1 Rioli   F: 2257X
  B(3) W(61.5)
 ( J-  Belinda Hodder )
 ( T-  Alan Ryan )
Former Victorian which didn't fire last time at the races but faces an easier task here. Drawn well and it gets some weight off the back.
Main Danger
WHITE WITH BLUE, RED, BLACK, YELLOW AND GREEN HOOPS, WHITE CAP WITH COLOURED STRIPE
4 Flash Stinger   F: 61221
 ( J-  scratched )
Scored a narrow win over 1000m last start. Has form behind some solid types and a win wouldn't surprise many.
Next Best
BLACK AND WHITE DIAMONDS, HOT PINK CAP AND SLEEVES
2 Traumatised   F: 21244
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jeff Kehoe )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Having its first run in three months but has been primed with a recent trial at Gosford. Owns some speed and it should be around the mark.
Include in Multis
YELLOW, RED HOOPS, DARK BLUE CAP
5 Je Suis Tycoon   F: 62545
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Terry Treichel )
 ( T-  Neil Godbolt )
Won
Dividends : $3.70 $1.70
Yet to win from eight starts this time in but the win won't be far away. Has ability but just needs the confidence back. Could get it here.
Longer Odds
RED AND YELLOW CHECKS, RED SLEEVES AND CAP
9 Vivid Image   F: 8X172
  B(6) W(54)
 ( J-  Kasie Stanley )
 ( T-  Kevin King )
Good win to open its account this prep. Nicely weighted at 54kg so consider.

Remarks

One of the more open races of the day. Value for punters with most runners.
race-image
Rioli looks the goods

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 3.70
Place1 5 $ 1.70
Place2 12 $ 5.10
Place3 2 $ 1.40
Quinella 5,12 $ 88.80
Trifecta 5:12:2 $ 317.80
First4 5:12:2:13 $ 2106.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 5, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - 2018 CARLTON DRAUGHT PORT MACQUARIE CUP
Time: 7:40 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $163000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
PINK, LILAC STARS AND SLEEVES
1 Goathland   F: 80444
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Jay Ford )
 ( T-  Kim Waugh )
Has been knocking on the door lately and it hasn't been far away. Has more quality than most here and it should improve nicely.
Main Danger
LIME, DARK GREEN SHAMROCK, BLACK AND WHITE CHECKED SLEEVES AND CAP
3 Exoteric   F: 43622
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Tommy Berry )
 ( T-  Chris Waller )
Won
Dividends : $3.90 $1.70
Could run down the winner at Doomben last Saturday but the race wasn't run to suit. On the quick back up and that could help.
Next Best
WHITE, FOUR POINTED STAR, BLACK SEAMS, NAVY AND BLACK CHECKED SLEEVES, BLACK CAP
2 Shalmaneser   F: 69132
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Andrew Adkins )
Finished second behind Miss Admiration last start and it has since run at Group 1 level. That form stacks up nicely for this.
Include in Multis
RED, YELLOW STAR, DIAGONAL STRIPED SLEEVES
4 Gold Ambition   F: 11265
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Ben Looker )
 ( T-  Michael Costa )
Has slightly gone off the boil after showing good form in Sydney. Some improvement could see it going well here.
Longer Odds
NAVY BLUE, DARK GREEN DIAMONDS, MAROON SLEEVES AND CAP
7 Valentino Rossa   F: 56433
  B(11) W(54)
 ( T-  Jason Coyle )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Only needs to get a nice drag into the race before showing off a nice turn-of-foot.

Remarks

Cup field with some solid city form throughout
race-image
Goathland should prove tough

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 3.90
Place1 3 $ 1.70
Place2 7 $ 1.80
Place3 5 $ 3.90
Quinella 3,7 $ 9.00
Trifecta 3:7:5 $ 170.90
First4 3:7:5:9 $ 821.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - SETTLERS INN SHOWCASE HANDICAP CLASS 1
Time: 8:20 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $32600

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
ORANGE, RED DIAMOND AND SLEEVES
4 Maui Princess   F: 45X21
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Tommy Berry )
 ( T-  Angela Davies )
Won
Dividends : $4.00 $1.70
Break through win last time out and it could go on with it now. Nicely weighted and it should be tough to beat.
Main Danger
EMERALD GREEN, GOLD SHAMROCK, LILAC SLEEVES, GOLD ARMBANDS
1 Power Command   F: 6X624
  B(4) W(61)
 ( J-  Andrew Gibbons )
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Not far away at Scone last start and its form prior included a placing behind Ferniehirst, which could be franked earlier in the day.
Next Best
RED, WHITE SASH AND SLEEVES, RED STARS
12 Malea Magic   F: 0X15
  B(1) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Jay Ford )
 ( T-  Bob Milligan )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Only 1.6 lengths behind the winner last start and that came after a 5.5-length win as an outsider. Inside draw and light weight helps.
Include in Multis
SILVER AND BLACK DIAMONDS, YELLOW SLEEVES AND CAP
5 Winter Sonata   F: 6413X
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Kris Lees )
Showed enough during its first preparation to take this out. That included a win and it could offer some good value.
Longer Odds
BLACK, CERISE GRAPES, SLEEVES AND CAP
3 Whonicked de Lolly   F: 41700
 ( J-  scratched )
 ( T-  Morgan Butler )
Better than its recent form suggests. Chance.

Remarks

Good Class 1 field with some nice sprinters involved
race-image
Maui Princess could set sail

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 4.00
Place1 4 $ 1.70
Place2 12 $ 1.30
Place3 1 $ 1.90
Quinella 4,12 $ 5.60
Trifecta 4:12:1 $ 30.50
First4 4:12:1:10 $ 130.40
Double 3/4 $ 11.20
DBL conc 3/12 $ 4.10
Treble 5/3/4 $ 48.10
Quaddie 6/5/3/4 $ 999.40
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%