M12 Caulfield – 14th March 2020

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M12 Caulfield – 14th March 2020

M12: Caulfield - 14th Mar, 2020

Start time:3:05 pm
Weather:Overcast
Track:Good

Overview

All-Star Mile runs at Caulfield, with a quality nine-race card

Day's "Best"

R7 (11) Alligator Blood

Best "Each Way"

R3 (6) Masseuse

Best "Roughie"

R6 (10) Excelida
  • Race 1 - SUPERIOR FOOD SERVICES GRAND HANDICAP MILE
    Time: 3:05 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    6 Rainbow Thief   F: X4321
      B(7) W(58)
     ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.20
    Impressive win last start and it looks likely to go on with it. It has been well-backed to win and that's a good sign.
    Main Danger
    7 Skiddaw   F: 319X2
      B(5) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Damian Lane )
    Owns notable wins against quality fields. Good run for second fresh up and it's well worth including at the weights.
    Next Best
    3 Seberate   F: 38231
      B(6) W(60)
     ( J-  Luke Nolen )
    Comes into this after scoring an overdue win and it has always had the ability. Conditions suit and the odds are generous.
    Include in Multis
    4 Sunday Pray   F: 26232
      B(2) W(60)
     ( J-  Ted Nugent )
    Getting close to a win after three consecutive placings. Just needs some confidence to get over the line.
    Longer Odds
    8 Sentimentalist   F: 797X1
      B(4) W(54.5)
     ( J-  Linda Meech )
    Last start winner which could run well at odds.

    Remarks

    Good race to open the card
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    Rainbow Thief could win again

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 7.90
    Place1 1 $ 2.00
    Place2 5 $ 4.00
    Place3 6 $ 1.20
    Quinella 1:5 $ 69.00
    Trifecta 1:5:6 $ 347.10
    First4 1:5:6:7 $ 1415.40

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 4, 6, 7, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - LAMARO'S HOTEL GRAND HANDICAP CLASSIC
    Time: 3:40 | Distance: 2400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    3 Grand Promenade   F: 33111
      B(8) W(59)
     ( J-  John Allen )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.60 $1.30
    Tough to look past its recent wins. Shooting for four in a row and it should enjoy running over this distance, given its breeding. Top chance.
    Main Danger
    8 Clementina   F: 54644
      B(9) W(53.5)
     ( J-  Damian Lane )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.50
    Gets in with only 53.5kg on its back. Finding it tough to win but it's still maturing and there has been good betting support.
    Next Best
    6 Igniter   F: 42222
      B(6) W(55)
     ( J-  Dean Yendall )
    Keeps finding one better, but it could go one better here. Four consecutive second placings, and that consistency can't be ignored.
    Include in Multis
    9 Reflect the Stars   F: 8X215
      B(7) W(53.5)
     ( J-  Craig Williams )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.70
    Impressive win two back and it battled well enough last time out. Chance of causing a minor upset here.
    Longer Odds
    5 Yenhaab   F: 74110
      B(2) W(56)
    Should get the distance and this is easier than its most recent run.

    Remarks

    A good field of rising stayers
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    Grand Promenade is a real winner

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 2.60
    Place1 3 $ 1.30
    Place2 9 $ 1.70
    Place3 8 $ 1.50
    Quinella 3:9 $ 6.30
    Trifecta 3:9:8 $ 45.40
    First4 3:9:8:7 $ 111.40
    Double 1/3+ $ 10.20
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 5, 6, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - ARROWFIELD REDOUTE'S CHOICE STAKES
    Time: 4:15 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    6 Masseuse   F: 2
      B(4) W(55)
     ( J-  Craig Williams )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.50
    Plenty to like about its debut performance behind Hard Rock Girl. It made up a stack of ground late and that experience helps.
    Main Danger
    2 Celestial Sol   F:
      B(1) W(57)
     ( J-  Hugh Bowman )
    Well-backed early in the week but it's drifting now. Scored a trial win with ease, but you'd want to see a betting move on race day.
    Next Best
    5 River Night   F: 3X92
      B(3) W(55)
     ( J-  Damian Lane )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.40 $1.80
    Not beaten far last start, and it came behind a nice type. Should get every chance in the small field.
    Longer Odds
    1 Destination   F: 164
      B(2) W(58)
     ( J-  Brad Rawiller )
    Winner on debut and the odds are too good to pass up.

    Remarks

    The form out of this race could stack up
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    Masseuse could go one better

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 3.40
    Place1 5 $ 1.80
    Place2 6 $ 1.50
    Quinella 5:6 $ 4.00
    Trifecta 5:6:2 $ 17.80
    First4 5:6:2:1 $ 24.20
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    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 4 - BROWNS SAWDUST & SHAVINGS VOBIS GOLD REEF
    Time: 4:50 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Thought Of That   F: 110X7
      B(6) W(59)
     ( J-  Mark Zahra )
    Its top-end ability is very good. Needed the fresh up run last start and it deserves to be well respected in this race. Should go close.
    Main Danger
    7 Parmie   F: 63264
      B(8) W(56)
     ( J-  Damian Lane )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Another runner that has contested stronger fields than this. Yet to win this campaign but it struck form this time last preparation. A top contender.
    Next Best
    4 Western Sun   F: 13X22
      B(2) W(57)
     ( J-  Craig Williams )
     ( T-  Matt Cumani )
    Won
    Dividends : $6.60 $2.10
    A one-race winner but it has placed in all three runs since. Getting close to a statement win and it could come here.
    Include in Multis
    6 Euphorique   F: 31
      B(1) W(57)
     ( J-  Linda Meech )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.10
    Last start winner which could kick on with it. Chance with all luck in running.
    Longer Odds
    10 Bons Abroad   F: 21X02
      B(3) W(55)
     ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
    Not quite Bons Away, but good enough to go in the mix.

    Remarks

    A wide-open and big field lines up
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    Thought Of That has a win coming soon

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 6.60
    Place1 4 $ 2.10
    Place2 7 $ 1.40
    Place3 6 $ 3.10
    Quinella 4:7 $ 10.10
    Trifecta 4:7:6 $ 116.50
    First4 4:7:6:2 $ 773.40
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 6, 7, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - MORNINGTON CUP PRELUDE
    Time: 5:25 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    4 Secret Blaze   F: 12182
      B(4) W(57)
     ( J-  Mark Zahra )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.20
    Finds a field that it could take advantage of. Good second placing last start and it has plenty to give here. Follow the money trial.
    Main Danger
    2 Odeon   F: 21426
      B(2) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Craig Williams )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    Not always the easiest horse to follow. Won well four back and has been competitive without winning since. Include in win selections.
    Next Best
    6 Inverloch   F: 08X72
      B(6) W(54)
     ( J-  Michael Dee )
    Won
    Dividends : $10.50 $2.50
    Better when second last start, which was a good return to form. Chance here against an even field.
    Include in Multis
    3 Vaucluse Bay   F: X2112
      B(5) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Hugh Bowman )
    Good enough to score back-to-back wins before running second last time out. Bowman rides, so keep safe.
    Longer Odds
    8 Stars Of Carrum   F: 490X5
      B(7) W(54)
     ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
     ( T-  Pat Carey )
    It's long overdue a winning turn. It could come here at odds.

    Remarks

    Not much separating most of these
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    Secret Blaze is a live chance

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 10.50
    Place1 6 $ 2.50
    Place2 4 $ 1.20
    Place3 2 $ 1.80
    Quinella 4:6 $ 10.40
    Trifecta 6:4:2 $ 87.00
    First4 6:4:2:8 $ 841.10
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 3, 4, 6, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - INGLIS DASH
    Time: 6:05 | Distance: 1100m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Sartorial Splendor   F: 319X9
      B(1) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Jamie Kah )
     ( T-  John Sadler )
    Punters should forgive its fresh up run. It's much better than that and each-way odds are available. Getting the inside draw helps.
    Main Danger
    6 Wayupinthesky   F: 1355X
      B(3) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Damian Lane )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Found form early last campaign and anything close would be good enough to win this race. Expecting big bets to come on race day.
    Next Best
    2 Excess Funds   F: 68X14
      B(10) W(57)
     ( J-  Hugh Bowman )
    Won
    Dividends : $5.60 $1.90
    Showed its ability winning fresh. Entitled to be a little tired last start and it could bounce back in good order. Include.
    Include in Multis
    8 Excused   F: 3287X
      B(11) W(55)
     ( J-  Craig Williams )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.00
    Scored its only career win fresh up. It has the ability and although this is a tough field, it could storm home late at odds.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    10 Excelida   F: 2173X
      B(2) W(55)
     ( J-  Damien Oliver )
    Include for value at double-figure odds. It has the ability to take this out.

    Remarks

    A big field with many capable types
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    Sartorial Splendor can return to form

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 5.60
    Place1 2 $ 1.90
    Place2 6 $ 1.40
    Place3 8 $ 3.00
    Quinella 2:6 $ 10.00
    Trifecta 2:6:8 $ 106.60
    First4 2:6:8:5 $ 1514.20
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R6 (1) Sartorial Splendor(2) Excess Funds (6) Wayupinthesky
    R7 (4) Regal Power(9) Melody Belle (11) Alligator Blood
    R8 (1) Hellova Street(2) Admiral's Joker (3) Gold Fields
    R9 (2) Battle Storm(6) Leiter (10) Gododdin (18) Phoenix Global
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 6, 8, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - ALL-STAR MILE
    Time: 6:45 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    11 Alligator Blood   F: 11111
      B(10) W(56)
     ( J-  Ryan Maloney )
    It's an absolute superstar, which has 10 wins from 11 starts. Likely to push forward from the barrier, set them up, and kick away. Lovely type and decent odds available.
    Main Danger
    9 Melody Belle   F: 112X3
      B(5) W(57)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.70
    The Kiwi champ will go close. Drawn to get every chance in the run and what race can't Te Akau win at the moment? A must-include selection.
    Next Best
    4 Regal Power   F: 16142
      B(3) W(59)
     ( J-  William Pike )
    Won
    Dividends : $11.20 $2.90
    We were taken by the way it finished off last start. It's harder here but the odds are too good to pass up. Goes into the mix.
    Include in Multis
    1 Kolding   F: 11X45
      B(7) W(59)
     ( J-  Hugh Bowman )
    Looks set for a big race and ruling it out would be a mistake. It knows how to win the big races and everything has led to this point.
    Longer Odds
    13 Superstorm   F: 15412
      B(14) W(56)
     ( J-  Mark Zahra )
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.00
    Another Perth runner that could create an upset.

    Remarks

    The big money is on the line, and what a race it should be
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    The Alligator could snap again

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 11.20
    Place1 4 $ 2.90
    Place2 13 $ 4.00
    Place3 9 $ 1.70
    Quinella 4:13 $ 53.10
    Trifecta 4:13:9 $ 801.40
    First4 4:13:9:3 $ 5096.10
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 9, 11, 13
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - ANNIVERSARY VASE
    Time: 7:25 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Admiral's Joker   F: 2X553
      B(8) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Craig Williams )
     ( T-  Kylie Vella )
    Unlikely to get a run in the All-Star Mile, so its chances look good here. It has been warming up nicely this season and a win looks close.
    Main Danger
    1 Hellova Street   F: 42122
      B(6) W(59)
     ( J-  Billy Egan )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    Quality type that rarely runs a bad race. It likes to settle close to the pace and show a good kick. That's tough to beat.
    Next Best
    3 Gold Fields   F: 11834
      B(4) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Jamie Kah )
    An experienced customer that was good enough to win three races earlier this preparation. Worth including.
    Include in Multis
    6 Scarlet Dream   F: 7000X
      B(1) W(54)
     ( J-  Michael Poy )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.20
    Looked better than average early on, but hasn't done anything since. Needs a confidence boost and it could come here.
    Longer Odds
    4 Guizot   F: 52438
      B(5) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Linda Meech )
    Won
    Dividends : $8.60 $2.00
    It's good enough to beat a field of this nature. Odds are surprising.

    Remarks

    Most of the money at the top of the book
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    Admiral's Joker runs at short odds

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 8.60
    Place1 4 $ 2.00
    Place2 6 $ 3.20
    Place3 1 $ 1.90
    Quinella 4:6 $ 57.50
    Trifecta 4:6:1 $ 611.60
    First4 4:6:1:2 $ 1525.50
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 4, 6
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 9 - NICK JOHNSTONE REAL ESTATE GRAND HANDICAP SPRINT
    Time: 7:55 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Battle Storm   F: 1115X
      B(2) W(62)
     ( J-  William Pike )
     ( T-  John Price )
    Indicative Odds: $7.00
    It knows how to win and having Pike in the saddle helps. Scored five consecutive wins to open its career, so the class is there.
    Main Danger
    6 Leiter   F: 3X721
      B(4) W(59)
     ( J-  Ben Thompson )
     ( T-  Tom Hughes )
    Indicative Odds: $5.50
    Returned to form with a quality win at Moonee Valley. Could stick on with it now, and punters are getting solid odds.
    Next Best
    18 Phoenix Global   F: X42X1
      B(12) W(53)
     ( J-  Damian Lane )
    Indicative Odds: $2.60
    Scored with ease against a much easier field last start. Gets in with only 53kg on its back, so it warrants attention.
    Include in Multis
    10 Gododdin   F: 477X2
      B(10) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Brad Rawiller )
    Indicative Odds: $6.50
    Usually finds form early in its campaign. Drawn a touch wide but it only needs luck to figure in the finish.
    Longer Odds
    5 Grandview Avenue   F: 14433
      B(3) W(59)
     ( J-  John Allen )
     ( T-  Simon Ryan )
    Indicative Odds: $26.00
    Consider as a knockout chance at odds.

    Remarks

    Cracking field to close the card
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    Battle Storm has the goods to win

    Results

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 5, 6, 10, 18
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%