M4: TRENTHAM – 09 DEC 2017

M04: Trentham Races - 9th Dec, 2017

Start time:12:45 pm
Weather:OVERCAST
Track:GOOD3

Overview

A few late noms fleshed these fields out. The Captain Cook has lost two of its star players in Mime and Sensible Princess.

Day's "Best"

R9 (9) Seraphim

Best "Each Way"

R7 (2) Hoist

Best "Roughie"

R5 (6) Travimyfriend
  • Race 1 - KAMADA PARK PREMIER RATING 85
    Time: 12:45 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $30000

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    Dark green, light green spots (body & sleeves), dark green cap with light green spots
    2 Gift Of Power   F: 20X10
      B(5) W(54)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Won
    Dividends : $1.80 $1.30
    The Telegraph beckons. Already won group and listed races here. Might have to sit off what looks like being fast pace and slingshot them.
    Main Danger
    Red, royal blue sleeves, emerald green armbands, red cap
    4 Celebratedachiever   F: 2X221
      B(2) W(54)
    This frontrunner looks only obstacle for stablemate to overcome. Every chance he will get into speed duel with Ballybay and suffer the consequences.
    Next Best
    Navy blue, yellow seams & cap with navy blue seams
    5 Euphoria   F: 06X10
      B(4) W(54)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.30
    Career marked by wide draws and poor rides. Can't see her lowering favourite's colors.

    Remarks

    Stipe Comment last start: Girl of Power - Raced keenly in the lead in the early to middle stages.
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    Gift of Power

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 1.80
    Place1 2 $ 1.30
    Place2 5 $ 2.30
    Quinella 2,5 $ 4.10
    Trifecta 2:5:1 $ 19.60
    First4 2:5:1:4 $ 22.60

    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 2 - FASTRACK INSURANCE 'CHALMERS TWO MILE PREMIER' RATING 85
    Time: 1:20 | Distance: 3200m | Prize $30000

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    Royal blue, white crossed sashes, red arm band, white cap
    3 Soleseifei   F: 42751
      B(6) W(54)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    Handled first test on good ground with aplomb. Surprisingly not nommed for Wellington Cup.
    Main Danger
    Emerald green, purple band, light blue sleeves & emerald green cap
    5 Katiem Marie   F: 73314
      B(4) W(54)
    Proved herself in Cup Week raid. Didn't get the best of runs Otaki
    Next Best
    Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
    7 High Spirits   F: 0X915
      B(3) W(54)
    Won
    Dividends : $6.60 $2.80
    Fell out of gates last start and was pushed to get into the race. Beat some handy types start prior.
    Include in Multis
    Brown, light blue armbands & cap
    1 Dr Watson   F: 22367
      B(1) W(60)
    Slightly easier footing this time will help no end. Does need it real wet
    Longer Odds
    Brown, light blue sleeves, brown armbands & cap
    4 Sylvester   F: 46660
      B(5) W(54)
     ( J-  Tony Allan )
    Going from mile to two miles. Needs the work to boost Wellington Cup claims.

    Remarks

    Blinkers off Running Late
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    Parkes

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 7 $ 6.60
    Place1 7 $ 2.80
    Place2 3 $ 1.80
    Quinella 3,7 $ 7.70
    Trifecta 7:3:5 $ 38.20
    First4 7:3:5:1 $ 146.40
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    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 3 - RANDWICK MEATS WAKEFIELD CHALLENGE STAKES 2YO SW GROUP 2
    Time: 1:55 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $100000

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    Red, dark green & white chequered sash, dark green & white chequered cap
    1 Espumoso   F: 11
      B(3) W(56.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.20
    Espumoso takes name from mum. In Spanish it means Sparkling. Simply looks too classy for rest. Hit out sweetly at track this week.
    Main Danger
    Yellow, black sash, light green cap
    3 Bit Lippy   F: 2
      B(2) W(56.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Second to the stunning Melt on debut. Better hope than stablemate
    Next Best
    Red, royal blue diamonds & arm bands, red cap
    2 King Louis   F: 2
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Dylan Turner )
    Slow away debut and awkward ride late. Been to trials since and won.
    Include in Multis
    Emerald green, royal blue diamonds (b&f) & white cap
    5 Flaunt It Girl   F: 733
      B(4) W(54.5)
    Ear covers have worked wonders. Will win soon, probably in something that doesn't include Espumoso and Karaka Million contenders.
    Longer Odds
    Apple green, dark blue sash, dark blue & yellow striped sleeves & cap
    8 Peaceful   F:
      B(5) W(54.5)
    Worked well with hot fav during week. Won a trial. Aussie Grand-dam won a Gr3 on debut

    Remarks

    Stipe Comment: Lite My Tiger - Crowded passing the 1000 metres and checked, losing considerable ground.
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    Espumoso sure shows a lot of fizz

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 7 $ 12.10
    Place1 7 $ 2.50
    Place2 1 $ 1.20
    Place3 3 $ 1.60
    Quinella 1,7 $ 10.20
    Trifecta 7:1:3 $ 102.90
    First4 7:1:3:5 $ 905.60
    Double 7/7 $ 21.60
    DBL conc 7/1 $ 4.90
    Treble 2/7/7 $ 151.60

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 5, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - BOYS GET PAID LOVE AFFAIR WITH TED PREMIER 3YO SW+P
    Time: 2:30 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $30000

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    White, red stylised logo (b&f), royal blue sleeves red cap
    5 Savvy Coup   F: 93711
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Pitman can talk up his horses but this girl does look a legitimate Levin Classic/Oaks contender. Here today to get a feel for Trentham
    Main Danger
    Orange, black & orange hooped sleeves, black cap
    3 Rock On Wood   F: 1
      B(5) W(57.5)
    Some win on debut. What was he doing paying $22? Ryan Elliot back in CD to ride for mum again
    Next Best
    Purple, brown band, purple cap
    1 Platinum Volos   F: 14127
      B(7) W(58.5)
    Didn't get the mile of the Wellington Stakes. There must be doubts about the 1400m too but does know how to win at Trentham.
    Include in Multis
    Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
    4 Smokin' Oak   F: 9X137
      B(6) W(57.5)
    Won
    Dividends : $10.40 $3.60
    Lay in under pressure last start. Shadow roll on in bid to fix that flaw.
    Longer Odds
    Oxford blue, silver diamond of 4, jade green sleeves with 3 silver diamonds, oxford blue & silver diamond chequered cap
    2 Castani   F: 7X1
      B(4) W(57.5)
    Battling trainer might have one to be proud of at last. Per Incanto out of consistent mare. Maiden win no one-off

    Remarks

    Stipe Comment:All In Mana - Raced three wide without cover throughout. Lay in under pressure in the home straight having to be straightened.
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    Pitman

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 10.40
    Place1 4 $ 3.60
    Place2 5 $ 1.40
    Quinella 4,5 $ 9.70
    Trifecta 4:5:3 $ 102.20
    First4 4:5:3:7 $ 743.10
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - HIREMASTER PREMIER RATING 85
    Time: 3:05 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $30000

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    Red & white diagonal stripes (body & sleeves), red cap
    7 Scandalo   F: 1X121
      B(9) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Johnson classic got home last start. Up a grade but backup win well within reach
    Main Danger
    Emerald green, gold cap
    1 William Wallace   F: 94X22
      B(3) W(60)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Mile demanded to accommodate those big finishes. Has to make do with another 1400m today. Not nominated for anything major over summer - yet
    Next Best
    Cream, chocolate Maltese cross (back and front) cream cap
    4 La Fille En Jeu   F: 85X45
      B(7) W(57)
     ( J-  Leah Hemi )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.50
    Fifth in hit and run Cup Week. Won third-up last prep and that's the state she's in today
    Include in Multis
    Gold, pink sleeves, purple arm band & cap
    5 Sergeant Blast   F: X6446
      B(10) W(57)
    6th in Thomson here late Oct and then given time off. Resumes in time for summer. Won Trentham carnival in Jan.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    Navy blue, yellow seams & cap with navy blue seams
    6 Travimyfriend   F: X2136
      B(5) W(57)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.20
    Has shown great promise this one - Johnathan Parkes climbs aboard

    Remarks

    Gear changes: Morse Code: Tongue Tie on Stratocaster: Lugging Bit off, Norton Bit on
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    Patrick Campbell

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 9 $ 26.10
    Place1 9 $ 5.30
    Place2 6 $ 2.20
    Place3 4 $ 2.50
    Quinella 6,9 $ 116.20
    Trifecta 9:6:4 $ 2576.70
    First4 9:6:4:2 $ 13528.30
    Double 4/9 $ 138.80
    DBL conc 4/6 $ 20.40
    Quaddie 7/7/4/9 $ 16287.60

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 5, 6, 7
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - THE INFORMANT PREMIER SPECIAL CONDITIONS
    Time: 3:40 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $30000

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
    3 Maltese Ruby   F: 90X11
      B(2) W(57)
    Mightily impressive winning two in row but what about the modest opposition? Still, defections of two leading candidates in this increases popularity
    Main Danger
    Turquoise, black lightning bolt & armbands, turquoise & black quartered cap with black pompom
    4 Star Quality   F: 0X42
      B(10) W(57)
    Those huge finishes hard to miss. Does need longer than a mile but trainer trying to get win out of way first. Badly checked last start
    Next Best
    Dark green, yellow stylised logo (b&f) & quartered cap
    5 Turfshaker   F: 84X42
      B(5) W(57)
     ( J-  Masa Tanaka )
    No match for a Vela horse last start when given every chance by apprentice. Place looks best again
    Include in Multis
    Black, white sleeves, red cap
    10 La Jolie Fille   F: 0X19
      B(11) W(56)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.20
    Too good freshup, well beaten first time in R65. Good each way dropping back to special conditions race.
    Longer Odds
    Dark blue, red shamrock, gold sleeves, red cap
    11 Banstead   F: 84
      B(7) W(55.5)
    Very gritty last Saturday. Set good clip in front and refused to wave white flag. The winner was very good

    Remarks

    Stipe Comment: Star Quality - Hampered near 700m. Bumped 600m then dictated wide Turfshaker: Tongue Tie on
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    Steve Ramsay

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 13.50
    Place1 1 $ 4.30
    Place2 10 $ 3.20
    Place3 9 $ 2.40
    Quinella 1,10 $ 98.40
    Trifecta 1:10:9 $ 1271.70
    First4 1:10:9:3 $ 7301.70
    Treble 4/9/1 $ 2599.10

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R6 (3) Maltese Ruby(4) Star Quality (11) Banstead
    R7 (1) Abbey Road(2) Hoist (4) Black Sav (9) Bring To The Block
    R8 (1) Kawi(6) Consensus (9) Miss Wilson (10) Coldplay
    R9 (4) Amorata(7) The Bandito (9) Seraphim (16) Flamingo
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 4, 5, 10, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - JACK DOIG LOVED HIS RACING PREMIER RATING 65
    Time: 4:15 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $30000

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

      View Full Field
    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    Black, white Maltese Cross (b & f), striped sleeves & quartered cap
    2 Hoist   F: 242X3
      B(8) W(60)
    Stable apprentice stood down after flat effort fresh. Up 200m second up and new jock has been riding well for the team
    Main Danger
    Orange & chocolate quarters, black sleeves, orange cap
    1 Abbey Road   F: X0254
      B(9) W(60)
    Won at Trentham last 2 summers. Not in the best of nick but it's a stat worth keeping in mind.
    Next Best
    Chocolate & white halves, chocolate sleeves, white cap with chocolate star
    9 Bring To The Block   F: 3X135
      B(12) W(57)
     ( J-  Leah Hemi )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.50
    Third Wellington carnival last summer when taking on 1400m. Hasn't been over that distance until now
    Include in Multis
    White, emerald green shamrock (b&f) & white cap
    12 Margot   F: 34945
      B(10) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.70
    Punched above weght in group race as 3yo. Looked very threatening 600 out last start but was flushed wide and just ran to the line. Frustrated trainer turned to Chris Johnson for help
    Longer Odds
    Navy blue, white band with navy blue & red stylised logo (b&f), white armbands & cap
    4 Black Sav   F: 66X59
      B(11) W(58)
    Sooner or later that decent tote support will amount to something.

    Remarks

    Stipe Comment: Abbey Road - Raced keenly early. Steadied 800m. Held up near 400m
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    Sharrock

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 8.30
    Place1 3 $ 2.70
    Place2 9 $ 2.50
    Place3 12 $ 3.70
    Quinella 3,9 $ 30.70
    Trifecta 3:9:12 $ 703.50
    First4 3:9:12:10 $ 6445.00
    Double 1/3 $ 115.40
    DBL conc 1/9 $ 38.80

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 4, 9, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - RYDGES WELLINGTON CAPTAIN COOK STAKES GROUP 1 WFA
    Time: 4:50 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $200000

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

      View Full Field
    Top Pick
    Black, white & black circled mountain, chequered sleeves & cap
    1 Kawi   F: X3433
      B(4) W(59)
     ( J-  Jason Waddell )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.90 $1.40
    Jason Waddell returns from a three-week suspension and is legged onto the favourite in a $200,000 Gr1. Needs two more wins to rival Mufhasa's Gr1 record of 8. No reason why he can't get there.
    Main Danger
    Red, royal blue diamonds & arm bands, red cap
    9 Miss Wilson   F: X2712
      B(9) W(57)
    Cuddle Stakes winner here in March. Didn't handle slow ground when beaten by Gingernuts Hastings carnival. Unbeaten 2 from 2 record at Trentham to protect.
    Next Best
    White, stylised logo on royal blue & emerald green background, striped sleeves, qtd cap
    10 Coldplay   F: X0903
      B(1) W(57)
    Best effort for ages at Puke last start. Produced one of best 600m times at Cambridge track this week
    Include in Multis
    Matt black, tan stylised logo (b&f) & matt black cap
    6 Consensus   F: 0X284
      B(2) W(57)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.00
    Shock Zabeel Classic winner last summer needs more ground than mile these days but in weakened field can grab share of the large pot. Has been nominated for Thorndon Mile but already been to the broodmare's paddock
    Longer Odds
    Royal blue, pink diamond (b&f) & quartered cap
    3 Chocante   F: 13737
      B(7) W(59)
    Home after fruitless bid to topple Winx. Place hope over mile

    Remarks

    Gear changes: Chocante: Bar Plates (Hind) on Consensus: Not In Foal , Served on Sofia Rosa: Blinkers off
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    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 2.90
    Place1 1 $ 1.40
    Place2 6 $ 4.00
    Place3 11 $ 4.50
    Quinella 1,6 $ 28.50
    Trifecta 1:6:11 $ 462.20
    First4 1:6:11:2 $ 2554.60

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 6, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 9 - WOODRIDGE ESTATE PREMIER RATING 75
    Time: 5:30 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $30000

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

      View Full Field
    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
    9 Seraphim   F: 03X21
      B(1) W(56)
    Won
    Dividends : $3.00 $1.60
    The daughter of Ethereal looks all grown up now. Building strong momentum toward an Auckland Cup bid, where is $31 on futures market.
    Main Danger
    Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
    7 The Bandito   F: 62221
      B(4) W(57)
    Holly Andrew went long way to ride last start and her journey was not wasted. The horse loves Trentham, placing 5 of 6. At least one of those should have been a win.
    Next Best
    Yellow, black & white striped sleeves, black braces, black & white quartered cap
    4 Amorata   F: 17X63
      B(10) W(57)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Flew late open hcp last start, 4 claimer struggling to keep straight. Wellington Cup calling. Needs to improve chances of qualifying...$71 on futures at present
    Include in Multis
    Black, yellow Maltese Cross (b&f), red & yellow striped sleeves, black & yellow quartered cap
    3 Jessiegee   F: 52215
      B(5) W(57.5)
    Two starts Trentham for two wins. Battled in hard ground last start. Dead 4 rating a welcome sight
    Longer Odds
    White, stylised logo, royal blue & emerald green hooped sleeves & quartered cap
    16 Flamingo   F: 3X466
      B(12) W(54)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.60
    Stablemate scr. This one looked a better chance.

    Remarks

    Stipe Comment last start: Ticket Clipper - Severely tightened near finish
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    Danielle Johnson

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 9 $ 3.00
    Place1 9 $ 1.60
    Place2 12 $ 12.70
    Place3 16 $ 2.60
    Place6 4,5/4,6,9/1,9,10/3,9,12/1,6,11 $ 709.20
    Pick6 4/9/1/3/1/9 $ 0.00
    Quinella 9,12 $ 96.40
    Trifecta 9:12:16 $ 1108.40
    First4 9:12:16:11 $ 8531.10
    Double 1/9 $ 5.80
    DBL conc 1/12 $ 40.00
    Treble 3/1/9 $ 105.30
    Quaddie 1/3/1/9 $ 1883.40

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 4, 7, 9, 16
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
By | 2017-12-09T08:17:40+13:00 December 9th, 2017|General|