M12 Caulfield – 17th August 2019

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M12 Caulfield – 17th August 2019

M12: Caulfield - 17th Aug, 2019

Start time:2:15 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Soft

Overview

Big day at Caulfield where the P.B Lawrence features some spring stars

Day's "Best"

R1 (12) Pippie

Best "Each Way"

R6 (4) Exhilarates

Best "Roughie"

R2 (10) Vitani

Race 1 - MRC FOUNDATION SUPPORTS LEGACY HANDICAP
Time: 2:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
12 Pippie   F: 127X1
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
Won
Dividends : $3.50 $2.00
Connections are confident of a big campaign and it scored easily last time out. Gets the inside draw and we're excited to see what it could do.
Main Danger
16 Diamond Effort   F: X211X
  B(16) W(54)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Last two wins were very impressive and it makes the step up in class now. Has been well backed throughout the week so it should go close.
Next Best
10 Gododdin   F: X1014
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
Twice a winner already this campaign and it has a fair amount of speed. Drifting in the betting but is worth following.
Include in Multis
2 Tony Nicconi   F: X6X04
  B(7) W(61)
 ( J-  Lachlan King )
Much better effort for fourth last time out and it has experience running in big races. Deserves a shot at them here.
Longer Odds
4 Bryan   F: 5X750
  B(17) W(60)
 ( J-  John Allen )
Capable of causing an upset as shown last campaign.

Remarks

Quality types running in the first
race-image
Pippie is all class

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 3.50
Place1 12 $ 2.00
Place2 16 $ 2.30
Place3 9 $ 3.80
Quinella 12:16 $ 9.00
Trifecta 12:16:9 $ 156.00
First4 12:16:9:2 $ 1374.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 10, 12, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - BLACK CAVIAR TRIBUTE HANDICAP
Time: 2:50 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Benitoite   F: 61171
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
Won
Dividends : $4.40 $1.80
Owns four wins from six starts and it has a nice future. This will be its seventh start during its first campaign and that's the only query.
Main Danger
5 Rat With Goldtooth   F: X3432
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jordan Childs )
Should enjoy the conditions and it has been promising to win a race this preparation. Has been well backed to win so consider.
Next Best
1 Toryjoy   F: 82191
  B(2) W(60)
 ( J-  Kerrin McEvoy )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Sydney runner which has upside after winning two of its last three. Big weight but it should be right around the mark.
Include in Multis
6 Paint The Town Two   F: 54212
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Ted Nugent )
Sprinted well for second last time out when getting too far back in the run.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
10 Vitani   F: 43X38
  B(3) W(54)
 ( J-  Linda Meech )
 ( T-  Wendy Kelly )
Chance down in the weights at odds.

Remarks

Looks one of the more even betting fields of the day
race-image
Benitoite has upside

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 4.40
Place1 2 $ 1.80
Place2 11 $ 11.00
Place3 1 $ 1.80
Quinella 2:11 $ 149.40
Trifecta 2:11:1 $ 1347.60
First4 2:11:1:6 $ 7501.30
Double 12+/2 $ 9.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 6, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - NITTO DENKO HANDICAP
Time: 3:25 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
11 Snitzepeg   F: 5X073
  B(9) W(54)
 ( J-  Jye McNeil )
Has talent but needs to start putting it together. Good third placing last start and down in the weights at 54kg helps.
Main Danger
6 New Universe   F: 33691
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Kerrin McEvoy )
Enigmatic type which burst through for the win last time out. Gets an inside draw, light weight and every chance of winning again.
Next Best
8 Beau Balmain   F: 1X332
  B(10) W(54)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Jim Conlan )
Imported runner which has looked good since arriving in Australia. A win won't be far off and it has plenty of positives in its favour.
Include in Multis
5 Douglas Macarthur   F: 7549X
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jamie Kah )
 ( T-  Liam Howley )
Imported runner which has been one of the best backed runners in the field. Looks likely to go close if the betting is anything to go by.
Longer Odds
9 King Of Leogrance   F: X141X
  B(7) W(54)
 ( T-  Liam Howley )
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Drifting in the betting but looks a capable type.

Remarks

Looks another even field
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Snitzepeg could run a race

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 7.00
Place1 7 $ 2.30
Place2 10 $ 4.80
Place3 9 $ 3.10
Quinella 7:10 $ 58.10
Trifecta 7:10:9 $ 1121.30
First4 7:10:9:8 $ 4643.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 6, 8, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - BLUE STAR PRINT HANDICAP
Time: 4:00 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Age Of Chivalry   F: 122X5
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
Indicative Odds: $2.10
Nice type on the rise and it ran on nicely for fifth last time out. Has been well backed and it should be fighting out the finish.
Main Danger
3 Shot of Irish   F: X4221
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
Indicative Odds: $5.00
Last start winner which could kick on with it now. Gets an easy run from the inside draw and it's rarely far away from the prize. Win hope.
Next Best
5 Smart Elissim   F: 07122
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Kerrin McEvoy )
Indicative Odds: $4.60
Capable sprinter and it has been producing good efforts this campaign. Punters are getting good odds so stick with it.
Include in Multis
2 Rox The Castle   F: 811X9
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Luke Nolen )
Indicative Odds: $9.00
Much better than what it showed last time out. Scored three wins last campaign and anything close to that is good enough.
Longer Odds
11 El Questro   F: X1122
  B(9) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Linda Meech )
Indicative Odds: $13.00
In good form with two wins and two placings this prep. Goes into the mix.

Remarks

Some improving types in this
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Age of Chivalry is a top bet

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 5, 6, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - VAIN STAKES
Time: 4:40 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Bivouac   F: 3141X
  B(3) W(57)
 ( J-  Hugh Bowman )
Won
Dividends : $3.00 $1.40
Twice a winner last time in work and it has been well backed throughout the week. That's a good sign and it looks well above average.
Main Danger
1 Dubious   F: 23015
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  John Allen )
Comes right into calculations with any moisture in the surface. Handles it and there's big money coming late and we're not surprised.
Next Best
7 Excess Funds   F: 4X13
  B(6) W(55)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
Good win fresh up but this is a tough race. Being specked in the betting and it could add some spice to this race.
Include in Multis
4 Star Surprise   F: 211
  B(5) W(55)
 ( J-  Kerrin McEvoy )
Back-to-back wins coming into this. They came against much easier opposition but it looks capable of rising in grade.
Longer Odds
3 Sebrakate   F: 429X1
  B(1) W(55)
 ( J-  Luke Nolen )
Placed
Dividend : $4.40
Handy on its day and it won't spend much energy off the inside.

Remarks

Small field but it's packed with good types
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Bivouac is a nice type in the making

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 3.00
Place1 2 $ 1.40
Place2 3 $ 4.40
Quinella 2:3 $ 20.20
Trifecta 2:3:8 $ 208.10
First4 2:3:8:1 $ 527.90
Double 6+/2 $ 5.40

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 6 - BECK PROBUILD QUEZETTE STAKES
Time: 5:20 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
4 Exhilarates   F: 1120X
  B(8) W(56)
 ( J-  Kerrin McEvoy )
Won
Dividends : $7.30 $2.50
Magic Millions winner which oozes class. Has been well backed and should go well, but it doesn't want it too wet. Nice odds.
Main Danger
1 Lyre   F: 1113X
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Luke Currie )
Another nice type from the Godolphin stable. Rattled off three consecutive wins last campaign and that form would be good enough.
Next Best
9 Sizzlefly   F: 1X12
  B(9) W(55)
 ( J-  John Allen )
Looks to be a nice type in the making after two wins and a placing from three starts. Gets in with a light weight.
Include in Multis
6 Cheer Leader   F: 2316X
  B(10) W(56)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
Didn't fire last start but it has loads of potential. Drawn wide so will need luck but include here.
Longer Odds
3 Bella Rosa   F: 120X
  B(1) W(57)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Handles the soft conditions and it should be right around the mark.

Remarks

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

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 7.30
Place1 4 $ 2.50
Place2 5 $ 2.40
Place3 2 $ 4.70
Quinella 4:5 $ 33.20
Trifecta 4:5:2 $ 605.80
First4 4:5:2:1 $ 2741.30

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (1) Lyre(4) Exhilarates (9) Sizzlefly
R7 (1) Fundamentalist(7) Behemoth (9) Begood Toya Mother
R8 (1) Hartnell(11) Mystic Journey
R9 (5) Grey Shadow(6) Miss Iano (11) Bella Vella (12) Victory Kingdom
Quaddies % to a $20 stake: 45

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - REGAL ROLLER STAKES HANDICAP
Time: 6:00 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 Begood Toya Mother   F: 11111
  B(8) W(54)
 ( J-  Declan Bates )
Won
Dividends : $2.60 $1.40
Five consecutive wins coming into this and it gets in with a light weight. 54kg on the back and there's a stack of money coming for it.
Main Danger
7 Behemoth   F: X2722
  B(5) W(55)
 ( T-  David Jolly )
Three second placings this campaign and made good ground last time out. 55kg on the back and it could turn that form into winning form.
Next Best
1 Fundamentalist   F: 2200X
  B(3) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Last couple of runs have come in tough races. Form prior to that was good in tough races and it wouldn't need to improve much to win.
Include in Multis
5 Haunted   F: 13983
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Kerrin McEvoy )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Last couple of runs have been only fair. Drawn to get every chance from the inside draw and that could help switch it on.
Longer Odds
6 Long Leaf   F: 3216X
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
Talented at best and showed that in New Zealand. Right in this with some luck.

Remarks

Plenty of quality sprinters in this
race-image
Always Begood Toya Mother

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 2.60
Place1 9 $ 1.40
Place2 5 $ 2.30
Place3 1 $ 2.00
Quinella 5:9 $ 11.20
Trifecta 9:5:1 $ 66.70
First4 9:5:1:7 $ 177.30
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 6, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - P.B. LAWRENCE STAKES
Time: 6:40 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
11 Mystic Journey   F: 1111X
  B(2) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $2.10 $1.20
Cox Plate favourite with plenty of x-factor. All-Star Mile and Australian Guineas winner that is getting out to good odds.
Main Danger
1 Hartnell   F: 3233X
  B(5) W(59)
 ( J-  Hugh Bowman )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Winner of almost $7 million and it has class on its side. Hugh Bowman rides and it has been well-backed to win. Right in this.
Next Best
5 Fifty Stars   F: 0110X
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Ben Allen )
Nice type in the making and it showed that last campaign with four wins. Tough field here but it could hit the ground running.
Include in Multis
4 Cliff's Edge   F: 516X3
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Good third when resuming and it has good upside. Has potential on its day and its best form would take it close.
Longer Odds
9 Kenedna   F: 31911
  B(6) W(57)
 ( J-  John Allen )
Classy at best and it should be right around the mark.

Remarks

Lovely field with big spring implications
race-image
Mystic Journey is stamped with quality

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 2.10
Place1 11 $ 1.20
Place2 4 $ 2.20
Place3 1 $ 1.50
Quinella 4:11 $ 9.10
Trifecta 11:4:1 $ 40.00
First4 11:4:1:6 $ 324.60
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - CAULFIELD HANDICAP
Time: 7:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Miss Iano   F: 45141
  B(11) W(57)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
 ( T-  Mark Webb )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Running well at the moment with two wins from its last three starts. Drawn wide but goes close here with some luck.
Main Danger
11 Bella Vella   F: X9041
  B(3) W(54)
 ( J-  Linda Meech )
Has plenty of ability and comes into this having scored well last time out. Drawn well and has a light weight.
Next Best
12 Victory Kingdom   F: 1320X
  B(6) W(54)
 ( J-  Jamie Kah )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Showed good ability with a win and three placings during its first preparation. Gets in nicely on the weights and deserves its chance.
Include in Multis
5 Grey Shadow   F: 2X103
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  John Allen )
Won
Dividends : $8.70 $3.00
Capable of winning a race like this. Showed its ability fresh up and a return to that takes it close.
Longer Odds
8 Miss Norway   F: X2493
  B(8) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Liam Riordan )
 ( T-  John Sadler )
Sticking with it. Has good pace when right.

Remarks

Wide open field in the last
race-image
Miss Iano has ability

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 8.70
Place1 5 $ 3.00
Place2 6 $ 2.20
Place3 12 $ 2.30
Quinella 5:6 $ 27.30
Trifecta 5:6:12 $ 361.80
First4 5:6:12:9 $ 4170.30
Double 11+/5 $ 14.00
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 6, 8, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%