M12: Caulfield – 30th Sept 2018

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M12: Caulfield – 30th Sept 2018

M12: Caulfield Races (Vic) - 30th Sep, 2018

Start time:4:00 pm
Weather:FINE
Track:GOOD

Overview

Even fields makes it a good day of watching with plenty of quality horses running. Features are the Caulfield and Thousand Guineas Preludes.

Day's "Best"

R9 (10) Furrion

Best "Each Way"

R2 (4) Violate

Best "Roughie"

R6 (12) Fighting Harada

Race 1 - CATANACH'S JEWELLERS HANDICAP RATING 78
Time: 4:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $65200

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ROYAL BLUE, BLACK QUARTERS, YELLOW ARMBANDS, BLACK CAP
3 Holbien   F: 12X31
  B(11) W(60)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
Consistent galloper who was beaten a short margin behind Bryan only being caught late. He was good second up winning strong. Should be bard to beat.
Main Danger
RED, SILVER DIAMOND, PURPLE COLLAR AND SLEEVES, SILVER ARMBANDS, RED CAP, SILVER STAR, PURPLE PEAK
2 Eclair Calling   F: 21X73
  B(4) W(60)
Won
Dividends : $5.00 $1.70
Brave in Stakes company last start. Going back in grade and will be very competitive.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE EPAULETTES, STRIPED CAP
7 Muraahib   F: 80X11
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jordan Childs )
Racing very well being unbeaten this prep. Stepping up in grade but should be no problem.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, GOLD LIGHTNING BOLT, GOLD AND WHITE ARMBANDS, GOLD CAP
10 Notio   F: 3135X
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
Was good in city class last prep. First up today. Hasn’t trialled but Hawke’s train so he will be fit enough for a top effort.
Longer Odds
ROYAL BLUE, BLACK AND WHITE CHECKED SASH AND CAP
11 Kentucky Breeze   F: 808X2
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Levi, Kavanagh )
He was good fresh up. He will improve with that and will like the step up to 1400m.

Remarks

Good grade race to start the day off.
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Not my top pick but Eclair Calling should run well

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 5.00
Place1 2 $ 1.70
Place2 12 $ 6.10
Place3 9 $ 2.00
Quinella 2,12 $ 86.50
Trifecta 2:12:9 $ 570.30
First4 2:12:9:8 $ 4840.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 7, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - LE PINE FUNERALS HANDICAP
Time: 4:30 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
SILVER, AQUA SEAMS, CLOUD 9 LOGO
4 Violate   F: 000X1
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Noel Callow )
 ( T-  Brent, Stanley )
Was excellent winning first up beating Dollar For Dollar who then just got beat in a Group 1. Now gelded could make him a spring star.
Main Danger
MAROON, WHITE STAR, WHITE AND MAROON STARS SLEEVES, WHITE AND MAROON STAR CAP
2 Cliff's Edge   F: 58X07
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $5.30 $1.90
Unlucky last start when badly held up. Forget run first up distance was too short was good as a 3 year old and be a live winning hope today.
Next Best
NAVY, WHITE SOUTHERN CROSS, NAVY, RED AND WHITE STRIPED SLEEVES, RED CAP
6 Waging War   F: 214X3
  B(9) W(55)
 ( J-  Ben Thompson )
Consistent galloper who was good in a stake race for 3rd at Adelaide. Now second up he will improve and be a chance.
Include in Multis
PINK, PURPLE SASH AND CAP
8 Al Passem   F: 91013
  B(7) W(54)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
 ( T-  Ken, Keys )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Excellent first up beaten under a length behind Land Of Plenty. Will be fitter for that and really like stepping up to 1400m.
Longer Odds
ORANGE, PURPLE CHECKS
3 Ozi Choice   F: 12459
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  John Allen )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Winner of 8 who will be leading. Failed last start when couldn’t get to the lead. Should do today and may take some catching.

Remarks

A Good field of up and comers
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Violate looks to make it back to back victories

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 5.30
Place1 2 $ 1.90
Place2 9 $ 2.60
Place3 8 $ 2.10
Quinella 2,9 $ 25.00
Trifecta 2:9:8 $ 251.00
First4 2:9:8:10 $ 2308.60
Double 2/2 $ 13.30
DBL conc 2/9 $ 21.30

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 3 - INGLIS CUP 3YO+ SWP
Time: 5:00 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $272000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
RED, BLACK STRIPES
1 Prized Icon   F: 0X355
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Kris, Lees )
Looks the class horse of the field. Racing very well be hard to beat today.
Main Danger
NAVY, RED SQUARE, WHITE CAP
7 Octabello   F: X3215
  B(6) W(56)
 ( J-  Noel Callow )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Racing very consistently. Should like the step up to 2000m.
Next Best
CERISE, WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE HALVED SLEEVES, CERISE AND ROYAL BLUE QUARTERED CAP
8 Legale   F: 31172
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Really good effort last start behind Octabello. Good effort over 2000 two starts back. The distance is ideal.
Include in Multis
BLACK, ORANGE CHECKED SASH, CHECKED CAP
3 Bondeiger   F: 64303
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  John Allen )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $8.00 $2.10
Been racing well. Placed three starts back on this track. Failed two starts but his last start 3rd shows he must be respected
Longer Odds
PURPLE, BLACK STARS, PINK SLEEVES, BLACK ARMBANDS
4 Ayers Rock   F: 31364
  B(10) W(57)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
Front running galloper who will was good last start if he repeats that performance he is a chance

Remarks

Prized Icon looks tough to beat
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Prized Icon looks to return in winning form today

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 8.00
Place1 3 $ 2.10
Place2 8 $ 2.40
Place3 7 $ 1.60
Quinella 3,8 $ 32.50
Trifecta 3:8:7 $ 253.90
First4 3:8:7:1 $ 438.00
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - HANDICAP 4YO+ RATING 90
Time: 5:30 | Distance: 1100m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
ROYAL BLUE
3 Soothing   F: 2X111
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  James McDonald )
She was excellent last start. She was trapped wide and still won. But of a wide gate but I think she will improve from the run last time.
Main Danger
PINK, BLACK SKULL, BLACK AND PINK HEARTS SLEEVES, BLACK CAP
14 Miss Leonidas   F: 5131X
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Dwayne Dunn )
 ( T-  Shaun, Dwyer )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Been spelled since bolted in last start at Mooney Valley. Won trial very well. She has plenty of speed and be very competitive.
Next Best
MAROON, ROYAL BLUE BRACES, SLEEVES AND CAP
12 Our Crown Mistress   F: 1111X
  B(12) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Stephen Baster )
Was in excellent form last spring. Climb through the grades very easily. Hasn’t raced since winning during Melbourne Cup week. Had a trial but maybe a touch a short from her. From a wide gate she will need the run.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, GOLD AND WHITE CRESCENT, GOLD CAP
17 Smart Coupe   F: 654X3
  B(9) W(54)
 ( J-  Linda Meech )
Unlucky last start. Step up to City grade but was good in city grade last campaign and should run well again.
Longer Odds
NAVY BLUE
4 Crystal Fountain   F: 02036
  B(15) W(58)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Been racing well in mares grade this campaign and last campaign. Now third up should be peaking.

Remarks

Even field of Mares
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Soothing is the one beat

Results

Race Dividends
Win 16 $ 5.50
Place1 16 $ 2.10
Place2 7 $ 4.80
Place3 14 $ 2.40
Quinella 7,16 $ 43.90
Trifecta 16:7:14 $ 671.20
First4 16:7:14:1 $ 15025.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 12, 14, 17
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - SPICER THOROUGHBREDS TESTA ROSSA STAKES
Time: 6:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
LIGHT BLUE, YELLOW CHECKS, RED CAP
2 Booker   F: 1474X
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
Class mare who was excellent through her 3 year old year. Always run well fresh up which she is today. Been Group 1 placed last season.
Main Danger
NAVY BLUE, PALE YELLOW SPOTS, HALVED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
1 Kemono   F: 70X73
  B(10) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Group 3 winner in Japan who keeps improving from ever run this campaign. I expect he will run a huge race again.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE
7 Trekking   F: 1X121
  B(4) W(55)
 ( J-  Kerrin McEvoy )
Won
Dividends : $2.80 $1.40
Racing in super form winning two off the last three. Had no luck last start but still got up and won.
Include in Multis
RED, WHITE TRIPLE CROWN SYNDICATIONS LOGO
6 Brave Song   F: 5X133
  B(2) W(55)
 ( J-  Glyn Schofield )
 ( T-  P, & P Snowden )
Won fresh up really well. Was good last start in stakes grade when good behind two smart ones. Freshened for this but will run a bold race.
Longer Odds
RED, WHITE GATECRASHER
10 True Excelsior   F: 034X4
  B(9) W(54)
 ( J-  Stephen Baster )
 ( T-  L, &T Corstens )
Group 1 performer last prep. Was good last start when doing plenty of work first up and only overrun late. She will probably be leading again.

Remarks

Top field of sprinters in this listed race.
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Booker will sprint well fresh again

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 2.80
Place1 7 $ 1.40
Place2 1 $ 2.10
Place3 3 $ 15.70
Quinella 1,7 $ 8.10
Trifecta 7:1:3 $ 432.80
First4 7:1:3:6 $ 2887.90
Double 16/7 $ 13.10
DBL conc 16/1 $ 9.40
Treble 3/16/7 $ 249.40
Quaddie 2/3/16/7 $ 1211.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 6, 7, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - CAULFIELD GUINEAS PRELUDE 3YO SWP
Time: 6:30 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $190000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
NAVY BLUE, GOLD AUSTRALIAN CHINESE JOCKEY CLUB LOGO, GOLD ARMBANDS AND CAP
14 Declarationofheart   F: 1X14
  B(2) W(55)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
Really top run last start when beaten by Brutal. He’s got a good gate and should get a nicer trip and be tough to beat.
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE, YELLOW QUARTERS, HOOPED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
3 Native Soldier   F: 3X315
  B(15) W(57)
 ( J-  Ben Allen (a) )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $9.70 $3.00
Bolted in two starts ago last start was a good effort when only beaten 2 lengths when he pulled up lame.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE, PINK DIAGONAL STRIPES AND STRIPED SLEEVES, PINK AND ROYAL BLUE SEAMS CAP
4 Good 'n' Fast   F: 2113
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Luke Nolen )
He was good behind Brutal last start. He is now second up and will take plenty of improvement. He attacked the line really well on that occasion and is a big hope.
Include in Multis
NAVY
2 Long Leaf   F: 49X28
  B(8) W(57)
 ( J-  James McDonald )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Good horse who was excellent first up next start in Sydney was good. It was heavy track on that occasion never traveled but did hit the line ok. Step in distance is ideal and back on a good track will help.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
HOT PINK, PURPLE BRACES, WHITE SLEEVES, PURPLE ARMBANDS AND CAP
12 Fighting Harada   F: 41124
  B(11) W(55)
 ( J-  Michael Dee )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Has had no luck last two starts would have won both runs. Bit of a sticky gate but I think he is up to these

Remarks

Classy field of 3 year olds
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Declarationofheart looks the one to beat

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 9.70
Place1 3 $ 3.00
Place2 11 $ 2.90
Place3 2 $ 2.20
Quinella 3,11 $ 42.50
Trifecta 3:11:2 $ 693.00
First4 3:11:2:15 $ 16567.80

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (3) Native Soldier(4) Good 'n' Fast (14) Declarationofheart
R7 (3) Smart Melody(13) Music Bay
R8 (2) Humidor(7) Blair House (9) Grunt
R9 (10) Furrion
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 12, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - SCHWEPPES THOUSAND GUINEAS PRELUDE 3YO SWP
Time: 7:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $217000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
RED, BLACK STRIPES
3 Smart Melody   F: 1111
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Kris, Lees )
Won
Dividends : $2.10 $1.40
Very good filly. Unbeaten and win at Flemington last start was extremely impressive will be tough to beat again.
Main Danger
YELLOW, RED DISC, ARMBANDS AND CAP
13 Music Bay   F: 12X2
  B(8) W(55)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
This filly was excellent first up. Was making ground on Smart Melody will be improved from that and be a real chance.
Next Best
ORANGE, BLACK MALTESE CROSS, ORANGE CAP AND BLACK POM POM
1 El Dorado Dreaming   F: 4213X
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Kris, Lees )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
The stable believe this filly is flying. Won a trial nicely and the 2 year old campaign was excellent winning the Group 1 Sires Produce.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, WHITE SASH, LIME GREEN STRIPED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
6 Spanish Whisper   F: 13X52
  B(6) W(56)
 ( J-  Jamie Kah )
The stable have a high opinion of this filly. Top run last start having to do plenty of work a softer run and she is a chance.
Longer Odds
RED, WHITE GATECRASHER
2 Thrillster   F: 11X31
  B(13) W(57)
 ( J-  Noel Callow )
 ( T-  L, &T Corstens )
Placed
Dividend : $3.20
Good filly who has been outstanding this prep. Wide gate is a concern but up to these if she gets a good trip.

Remarks

Top lime up of fillies having last run before the Thousand Guineas
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Smart Melody is very smart

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 2.10
Place1 3 $ 1.40
Place2 2 $ 3.20
Place3 1 $ 2.40
Quinella 2,3 $ 12.80
Trifecta 3:2:1 $ 92.90
First4 3:2:1:10 $ 732.60
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 6, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - HYLAND RACE COLOURS UNDERWOOD STAKES 3YO+ WFA
Time: 7:30 | Distance: 1800m | Prize $815000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
LIGHT GREEN, BLACK SEAMS, DARK GREEN YOKE AND SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
2 Humidor   F: 4X817
  B(1) W(59)
 ( J-  Damian Lane )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Won the Memsie at Caulfield really well two back was only fair last start at Flemington but if he brings his best form he will be hard to beat.
Main Danger
NAVY BLUE, GOLD LIGHTNING BOLT, GOLD AND WHITE ARMBANDS, GOLD CAP
9 Grunt   F: 1X581
  B(9) W(58)
 ( J-  Damien Oliver )
 ( T-  Mick, Price )
Really good win at Flemington. Not sure if he likes Caulfield because previous two runs at Caulfield have been ordinary. Top hope in his best form.
Next Best
ROYAL BLUE
7 Blair House   F: 2110X
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  James McDonald )
Dubai Group 1 winner. He has raced at the top level all his life. Charlie Appleby is a master at getting horses to win first up in Australia. Wouldn’t surprise if this guy does the same.
Include in Multis
NAVY BLUE, WHITE ARMBANDS AND CAP
8 Homesman   F: X16X2
  B(5) W(59)
 ( J-  Ben Melham )
 ( T-  Liam, Howley )
Won
Dividends : $5.20 $1.70
Really good run first up run. Where is run second in the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes. Should improve on the run and be an each way chance.
Longer Odds
NAVY BLUE, PALE YELLOW SPOTS, HALVED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
3 Ambitious   F: 834X6
  B(4) W(59)
 ( J-  Mark Zahra )
His first up run this campaign was good. Will improve and the step up to 1800 is ideal.

Remarks

Top field of Group 1 horses here
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Humidor looks to add another Group 1 to his record

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 5.20
Place1 8 $ 1.70
Place2 4 $ 11.30
Place3 2 $ 2.10
Quinella 4,8 $ 178.90
Trifecta 8:4:2 $ 2015.40
First4 8:4:2:7 $ 8452.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - JUKEBOK @AQUISFARM HANDICAP
Time: 8:00 | Distance: 1700m | Prize $130000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
ROYAL BLUE AND WHITE CHECKS, GREEN SLEEVES AND CAP
10 Furrion   F: 12X11
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Jye McNeil )
 ( T-  Darren, Weir )
Won
Dividends : $1.90 $1.30
Top horse who keeps getting better. His win last start was excellent and Jye McNeil biggest concern is giving him racing room
Main Danger
ROYAL BLUE
8 Best Of Days   F: 8X713
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  James McDonald )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Imported galloper who has been very good in Australia so far. Really good in the Group 3 Cameron Handicap keeps improving the further he goes.
Next Best
NAVY BLUE, PALE YELLOW SPOTS, HALVED SLEEVES, QUARTERED CAP
16 Danon Roman   F: X46X3
  B(6) W(54)
 ( J-  Craig Williams )
Japanese Galloper who was solid in debut run in Australia behind Furrion. Don’t think he can beat Furrion but will improve on his first up run.
Include in Multis
WHITE, GREEN SLEEVES, RED CAP
2 Life Less Ordinary   F: 116X5
  B(7) W(60.5)
 ( J-  Hugh Bowman )
 ( T-  Chris, Waller )
Didn’t have any luck first up will improve with the run and the step up in distance and is over the odds.
Longer Odds
LIME GREEN, RED BAND AND ARMBANDS WITH WHITE STARS, WHITE CAP AND POM POM
12 Zahspeed   F: X7113
  B(15) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Noel Callow )
Lead a smart field for a long way last start. I expect he will do the same again today.

Remarks

Could we see the next superstar in the last today.
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Furrion looks to show his potential with a win today

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 1.90
Place1 10 $ 1.30
Place2 8 $ 2.30
Place3 14 $ 13.00
Place6 7,14,16/1,3,7/2,3,11/1,2,3/2,4 $ 149.20
Quinella 8,10 $ 6.80
Trifecta 10:8:14 $ 326.40
First4 10:8:14:2 $ 2994.80
Double 8/10 $ 11.50
DBL conc 8/8 $ 12.60
Treble 3/8/10 $ 40.00
Quaddie 3/3/8/10 $ 379.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 8, 10, 12, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%