M2: TE AWAMUTU 15TH MAY 2017

M02: TE AWAMUTU RACES Te Awamutu - 15th May, 2017

Start time:11:25 am
Weather:CLOUDY
Track:SLOW8

Overview

Held over from Friday when it fell victim to the big wet. Even so many trainers have decided to nominate for Whangarei Wednesday where they are likely to strike much firmer footing

Day's "Best"

R5 (7) Falkirk Lass

Best "Each Way"

R7 (9) Valee

Best "Roughie"

R5 (9) Montserrat

Race 1 - TE ATA REST HOME 1150 MAIDEN (Te Awamutu)
Time: 11:25 | Distance: 1150m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 Frazzle   F: X847X
  B(1) W(56)
Well backed all starts so far but Frazzle has failed to dazzle. Admirers will be getting testy if they don't start recouping their early in new prep.Danielle J gone for her ahead of stablemate
Main Danger
3 Sellwood   F: 5X
  B(9) W(58)
Won
Dividends : $7.20 $2.40
Beat subsequent raceday winner at trial early Jan. Disappointed debut but hobby trainer had has few failures. Think Conroy: 24 starts 4 wins 7 placings
Next Best
12 Don't Lie To Me   F:
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Iffraj filly has had 3 quiet trials. Grand-dam won all 3 races.
Include in Multis
2 Wagner   F: 2934X
  B(13) W(58)
 ( J-  Alysha Collett )
Dilemma for jock. Will she chase lead from outside gate? Frontrunning is the gelding's forte
Longer Odds
4 Pine Toff Lager   F: 59X
  B(7) W(58)
Frazzle's stablemate who also needs to stop firing blanks this prep. Backed to win in spring

Remarks

Stipe Comment: Deviant Misss - Lame in the left forelegwhen last run.
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Johnson: Frazzle

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 7.20
Place1 3 $ 2.40
Place2 10 $ 1.90
Place3 16 $ 12.50
Quinella 3,10 $ 16.10
Trifecta 3:10:16 $ 1488.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 9, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE MAIDEN 2YO (Te Awamutu)
Time: 11:55 | Distance: 1150m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Raposa Rapida   F:
  B(11) W(57)
Not fussed about the draw but the trials win was very good, catching rivals flatfooted, including Gingernuts' half Griffin. Another Marsh winner?
Main Danger
2 Moondancer   F:
  B(1) W(57)
 ( J-  Alysha Collett )
Darci Brahma colt on debut. Won two trials, denied another by slow start
Next Best
9 Electrode   F: 9X
  B(5) W(55)
Won
Dividends : $3.30 $1.70
Pins filly with Murray Baker. Debut hardly inspiring but has since won trial, beating race rival
Include in Multis
15 Screaming Mimi   F: 8
  B(10) W(55)
Lacklustre debut but trials form prior screams out for attention
Longer Odds
10 Shezallpower   F: 5X
  B(7) W(55)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Checked out of Gold Fever race in spring. Ready to go again on back of comfortable trials win

Remarks

Stipe Comment: Wishful - Was checked when improving into a run near the 100 metres.
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Manning: Moondancer

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 3.30
Place1 9 $ 1.70
Place2 13 $ 4.50
Place3 14 $ 6.00
Quinella 9,13 $ 40.80
Trifecta 9:13:14 $ 734.10
First4 9:13:14:3 $ 5789.60
Double 3/9 $ 26.40
DBL conc 3/13 $ 49.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 9, 10, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - GARRARD'S HORSE & HOUND 1150 MAIDEN 3YO (Te Awamutu)
Time: 12:25 | Distance: 1150m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
12 Our McKay   F:
  B(9) W(55)
Full sister to smart Sardaaj, who was sold to Aussie for tidy sum Won second trial
Main Danger
17 Like A Lie   F: 808X
  B(3) W(55)
Moroney stable frustrated by her lack of racing but may have beaten ballot today. Not shown much so far but they highly rate her
Next Best
13 Belle Testa   F:
  B(7) W(55)
Another Marsh newcomer. He's emptying the stable today. Trialed twice on course, placed in latest. A Testa Rossa, she will handle bad ground
Include in Multis
3 Dr Hank   F:
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Daniel Hain )
Well bred local on debut
Longer Odds
7 Arriviste   F: 83X8
  B(8) W(55)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Top horseman thought enough of her to take on Manhattan Street at Otaki. Was gritty third.

Remarks

Several on debut come highly rated. This looks like being a shakedown for spring racing
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Gerrard: Like A Lie

Results

Race Dividends
Win 18 $ 43.00
Place1 18 $ 9.60
Place2 1 $ 2.30
Place3 9 $ 3.00
Quinella 1,18 $ 171.50
Trifecta 18:1:9 $ 3994.80
Treble 3/9/18 $ 1904.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 7, 12, 13, 17
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - VILAGRAD 1400 MAIDEN (Te Awamutu)
Time: 12:55 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Gata   F: 5X450
  B(3) W(56)
Disappointed Murray Baker after three seconds in first several starts. Needs to lift. I think she can
Main Danger
3 Just For Kicks   F: 7737
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $8.40 $2.60
A Captain Rio who could be worth following over winter.Did too much in running last start, taking gloss off fine third start prior
Next Best
10 Shesallraaj   F: 589X5
  B(10) W(56)
 ( J-  Mark Hills )
Shown good promise so far. Extract the races which included Date Night and Volpe Veloce from his formline and you get a truer guide to his ability
Include in Multis
7 August Edition   F: 57X63
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Alysha Collett )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Very bold for 3rd first race after sidelined for more than year
Longer Odds
2 Lambrusco   F: 0553X
  B(2) W(58)
Placed Ellerslie before summer spell. Looks best with cut in track

Remarks

Gear changes: Keepemguessing: Blinkers off, Tongue Tie on Kool Connection: Side Winkers on Shesallraaj: Blinkers on
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Cameron: Gata

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 8.40
Place1 3 $ 2.60
Place2 9 $ 2.90
Place3 7 $ 1.50
Quinella 3,9 $ 39.10
Trifecta 3:9:7 $ 399.90
First4 3:9:7:2 $ 1343.10
Double 18/3 $ 283.70
DBL conc 18/9 $ 243.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 5, 7, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - LEGG BROTHERS 1400 MAIDEN (Te Awamutu)
Time: 1:30 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
7 Falkirk Lass   F: 0X262
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
3 placings, one here. Been crying out for 1400m for while now
Main Danger
10 Inscription   F: 376X
  B(8) W(56)
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $1.50
Recall this one powering home early in career. Trainer-apprentice have record to envy
Next Best
1 Blue Twilight   F: X752X
  B(10) W(58)
 ( J-  Alysha Collett )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Drier footing would suit better but at least won't have to jump ftom 14 now
Include in Multis
2 Big Ben   F: 72X4
  B(9) W(58)
 ( J-  Reese Jones )
Taken 10 months to get back to races after running second here. Chased home impressive Dynamic Eagle freshup.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
9 Montserrat   F: 744
  B(5) W(56)
Quick improver. Trainer-jock have great partnership going

Remarks

One of the more watchable maiden races of the day. Gear changes: Mangaroa Sky: Blinkers on
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Thornton: Falkirk Lass

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 4.20
Place1 10 $ 1.50
Place2 7 $ 1.80
Place3 1 $ 1.40
Quinella 7,10 $ 8.20
Trifecta 10:7:1 $ 50.30
First4 10:7:1:9 $ 258.70
Quaddie 9/18/3/10 $ 3995.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 7, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - TIMMO'S ITM 1580 MAIDEN (Te Awamutu)
Time: 2:03 | Distance: 1580m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Suliman   F: 999X
  B(12) W(58)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Raced in summer but trialled better in wet. Maybe he's a winter galloper after all. Can master weakest of maidens
Main Danger
7 Roger That   F: 359X6
  B(11) W(58)
 ( J-  Anna Jones )
Won
Dividends : $4.30 $1.90
Jammed in on rails fresh. Stretched out nicely when clear. Draw tough, opposition isn't
Next Best
5 Brother   F: 46
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Still has much to learn but trainer believes he has a good horse on his hands. Rising in distance
Include in Multis
2 Ima Smart Guy   F: 9X28
  B(3) W(58)
Lumping 68 in toughest part of track took its toll last start. Premiership on this time
Longer Odds
13 Il Rosso   F: X00X7
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Alysha Collett )
Very tough winning trial here, her home track. She won't be paying $80 today

Remarks

Stipe Comment: Vickezzlepin - Was held up early in the final straight.
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Richardson: Suliman

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 4.30
Place1 7 $ 1.90
Place2 10 $ 2.00
Place3 9 $ 3.50
Quinella 7,10 $ 10.70
Trifecta 7:10:9 $ 213.70
First4 7:10:9:4 $ 1234.40
Double 10/7 $ 19.90
DBL conc 10/10 $ 5.00
Treble 3/10/7 $ 217.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 7, 10, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - PAPER PLUS & TOYWORLD 1580 MAIDEN (Te Awamutu)
Time: 2:39 | Distance: 1580m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
9 Valee   F: 47X37
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
No luck home straight last start.Had two races in Aussie for not much. Obviousy bought for breeding purposes.
Main Danger
7 Brookbars   F: 69852
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Surprisingly 3rd fav last start but did price justice.
Next Best
6 Al Vandaam   F: 5X243
  B(9) W(56)
A must-have. just wish she had better draw
Include in Multis
3 St Verde   F: 6
  B(7) W(58)
Very much a novice on debut but flattened too by racing in stickiest part of track
Longer Odds
12 Soul Serenade   F: 58408
  B(12) W(56)
 ( J-  Alysha Collett )
Bounced from one stable to another. Produced couple of reasonable runs, one here. String of gear changes

Remarks

Stipe Comment: Valee- Raced ungenerously when being steadied passing the 1000 metres. Hampered 175 metres.
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Noble: Valee

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 27.00
Place1 2 $ 7.60
Place2 9 $ 1.70
Place3 10 $ 8.00
Quinella 2,9 $ 43.40
Trifecta 2:9:10 $ 10936.60

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R7 (6) Al Vandaam(7) Brookbars (9) Valee (12) Soul Serenade
R8 (3) Flash As(10) Where Are You (12) Four Day High
R9 (1) Bee Tee Junior(3) El Corby (4) On Parole
R10 (1) Solmization(8) Dougie (10) Indian Maid
Quaddies % to a $20 stake: 20

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 6, 7, 9, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - PITCON AUTO ELECTRICAL 2000 MAIDEN (Te Awamutu)
Time: 3:15 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Flash As   F: 0726
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Mark Hills )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
3L behind up an comer Newton on debut and then trapped wide next up. Likes to lead, an admirable attribute on this course.
Main Danger
12 Four Day High   F: 26X64
  B(6) W(56)
How many more times do I have to tip her before she does the right thing? Winless start 27 today.
Next Best
10 Where Are You   F: X5822
  B(2) W(56)
Won
Dividends : $2.60 $1.50
Obvious favourite but will need to be up and running by the home turn on this tricky course which favours frontrunners
Include in Multis
2 Battle Royal   F: 70345
  B(8) W(58)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Not far away from first win. Trainer gone for senior this time
Longer Odds
8 Nombero   F: 07756
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Not long with new trainer. Being prepared for jumps career I'd say. Placed twice in slow going

Remarks

GEAR CHANGES Four Day High: Lugging Bit off, Standard Bit on Primrose Hill: Tongue Tie off
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Hills: Flash As

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 2.60
Place1 10 $ 1.50
Place2 2 $ 2.30
Place3 3 $ 2.20
Quinella 2,10 $ 11.50
Trifecta 10:2:3 $ 60.10
First4 10:2:3:17 $ 1127.60
Double 2/10 $ 55.10
DBL conc 2/2 $ 104.60
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 8, 10, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - WAIPA HOME OF CHAMPIONS 2000 RATING 75 (Te Awamutu)
Time: 3:51 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 On Parole   F: 70X14
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Yet to race here. surprising given that more often than not it would provide ideal conditions. Couldn't have made better start to winter campaign.
Main Danger
1 Bee Tee Junior   F: 18X97
  B(4) W(59)
Won
Dividends : $4.60 $1.90
Falls back into a R75. On heels after mid-race check last start
Next Best
3 El Corby   F: 15X80
  B(10) W(58)
Trainer been waiting for wetter tracks. Looking at stats it's easy to see why. Taking weight off all the same
Include in Multis
5 Ulysses   F: 14810
  B(7) W(57)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Denied leading role by run of wide draws. Might be bit wet but from 7, regular jock should get out and rolling
Longer Odds
7 Southern Dancer   F: 109X0
  B(2) W(54)
Unbeaten twice course and today's distance. Has struggled in worse than dead

Remarks

Gear changes: Southern Dancer: Lugging Bit off, Tongue Tie off, Tongue Control Bit on, Side Winkers on
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Spratt: On Parole

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.60
Place1 1 $ 1.90
Place2 6 $ 2.30
Place3 10 $ 10.10
Quinella 1,6 $ 12.60
Trifecta 1:6:10 $ 445.30
First4 1:6:10:3 $ 5180.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 10 - CONGRATS ANDREW NICHOLSON WINNER AT BADMINTON RATING 70 (Te Awamutu)
Time: 4:29 | Distance: 1150m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Dougie   F: 21X8X
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Promising youngster. Trainer had derby plans at one stage. He's rapt with the lead-up trial
Main Danger
10 Indian Maid   F: 373X6
  B(5) W(54)
Caught wide mad deash sprint fresh. Saves best for home track
Next Best
1 Solmization   F: 116X0
  B(3) W(60)
Another smart young winter horse. Beat Stradivarius today's distance here September
Include in Multis
6 Rich Billie Marsh   F: 008X1
  B(8) W(56)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Sam Spratt knows how to ride her so well. Was heading for broodmare's paddock but extended career with last start win.
Longer Odds
15 Moderation   F: 300X0
  B(9) W(54)
 ( J-  Daniel Hain )
Hard to follow but home track record gives her a shot

Remarks

From The yard: Peter Lock on Dougie: “He has come on nicely although whatever he does will only benefit him. We think he is a horse that can go through the grades so I’m looking forward to getting this first one under his belt.”
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Hawtin: Indian Maid

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 2.60
Place1 5 $ 2.20
Place2 9 $ 2.20
Place3 8 $ 2.10
Place6 1,7,10/7,9,10/2 $ 76.10
Quinella 5,9 $ 16.30
Trifecta 9:5:8 $ 91.80
First4 9:5:8:1 $ 288.20
Double 1/9 $ 18.10
Treble 10/1/9 $ 60.10
Quaddie 2/10/1/9 $ 1100.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 6, 8, 10, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
By | 2017-05-15T09:19:27+00:00 May 15th, 2017|General|