M2: Ashburton – 19th December 2019

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M2: Ashburton – 19th December 2019

M2: Ashburton - 19th Dec, 2019

Start time:12:27 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead4

Overview

9 race card at Ashburton with some nice races during the day

Day's "Best"

R4 (3) Splendior

Best "Each Way"

R8 (8) Wondering

Best "Roughie"

R1 (9) Kristofferson
  • Race 1 - DAVE THOMSON @ HARCOURTS MAIDEN 1400
    Time: 12:27 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    7 Jack Be Quick   F: 5
      B(12) W(57)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Good on debut without luck late after a winning trial well. Up in distance today will on help chances
    Main Danger
    10 Too Ferlaxed   F: X4404
      B(8) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.40
    Disappointed during Cup week but fourths prior and after were solid and will likely be running home today
    Next Best
    6 Khitan Warrior   F: 34X50
      B(7) W(57)
     ( J-  Yong Chew )
    Only been fair in both runs back but trialed in a manner that suggests he is nearing his best.
    Include in Multis
    13 Nymphadora Tonks   F: 5X96
      B(2) W(55)
     ( J-  Corey Campbell )
    Blinkers on last start and was very good when sixth. Up to the 1400 today and looks a good chance from a nice draw.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    9 Kristofferson   F: 0
      B(13) W(57)
     ( J-  Jacob Lowry )
    Trial nice enough before no luck on debut. Chance here

    Remarks

    Competitive first race of the day
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    Chris rides our top pick

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 11 $ 7.90
    Place1 11 $ 2.50
    Place2 10 $ 2.40
    Place3 1 $ 3.60
    Quinella 10:11 $ 27.20
    Trifecta 11:10:1 $ 428.50
    First4 11:10:1:13 $ 1848.20

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    6, 7, 9, 10, 13
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - RICHIE MCCREA PAINTING & DECORATING 1400
    Time: 1:02 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    5 Xcuses Xcuses   F: 75023
      B(2) W(54)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    Been good last two starts. Good run here two starts during Cup week. Just beaten last start at Cromwell and a good chance today
    Main Danger
    3 Ticket To Ride   F: 12618
      B(5) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Kylie Williams )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.20 $1.80
    In career best form. Didn't back up after top win in Valachi Downs. Good chance on current form.
    Next Best
    2 Disturbance   F: 5X500
      B(3) W(60)
     ( J-  Rohan Mudhoo )
    Put three in a row last prep well. Struggled this prep but trialed well since last run.

    Remarks

    Small field but some nice runners contest it.
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    Xcuses Xcuses looks hard to beat

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 3.20
    Place1 3 $ 1.80
    Place2 5 $ 1.80
    Quinella 3:5 $ 4.50
    Trifecta 3:5:2 $ 22.60
    First4 3:5:2:4 $ 38.50
    Trifecta - 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 3 - HEARTLAND PRINT MAIDEN 2200
    Time: 1:37 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    3 Red Light District   F: 366
      B(13) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Dylan Turner )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.50
    Good third on debut. Has been good enough in his next two starts and up to the 2200 today suits.
    Main Danger
    1 Danny Green   F: 8X402
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Good run last start first time over ground. Just beaten and looks a good chance here
    Next Best
    2 Take The Deel   F: X0026
      B(1) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Jason Laking )
     ( T-  Brian Court )
    Won
    Dividends : $6.80 $2.30
    Had Blinkers on two starts back and was very good. Tough run last start from a wide trip. Up in distance here
    Include in Multis
    8 Figeameout   F: 52347
      B(10) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Terry Moseley )
    Nice run over the 1600m last time and prior form over ground was very good and consistent. Shouldn't be far away today
    Longer Odds
    10 Star Wars Princess   F: 00003
      B(12) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Corey Campbell )
    Very good last start. Chance at odds.

    Remarks

    Good staying maiden race
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    Dylan makes the trip south

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 6.80
    Place1 2 $ 2.30
    Place2 1 $ 1.40
    Place3 3 $ 2.50
    Quinella 1:2 $ 9.30
    Trifecta 2:1:3 $ 99.80
    First4 2:1:3:13 $ 3055.20
    Double 3/2 $ 14.30
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 8, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - HINDS RIDGE FARMING & BEVAN WILSON 2200
    Time: 2:12 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    3 Splendior   F: 24423
      B(7) W(58)
     ( J-  Corey Campbell )
     ( T-  S & M Smith )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.00 $1.50
    In very honest form. Placing in last 6 starts. Good second during Cup week. Very good at Cromwell and well placed to win here
    Main Danger
    6 Effervescent   F: 60037
      B(4) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Jason Laking )
    Been disappointing at the trainer has been very confident but good third during Cup week. Good without luck at Cromwell and looks a good hope here
    Next Best
    4 Producer   F: 440X0
      B(8) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Terry Moseley )
     ( T-  Kenny Moore )
    Showed staying ability last prep. Good at the trials. Didn't get all favours first up but can go close here.
    Include in Multis
    5 Stop Making Sense   F: 06623
      B(9) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Kylie Williams )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Has been good her last two in races that suited and gets similar conditions here
    Longer Odds
    1 Vee Twelve   F: 59X86
      B(11) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Krishna Mudhoo )
    Needed two resuming runs. Put some nice efforts last prep and could figure in the finish

    Remarks

    Quite an even line up
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    Splendior will take some beating

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 3.00
    Place1 3 $ 1.50
    Place2 11 $ 3.00
    Place3 5 $ 2.00
    Quinella 3:11 $ 15.30
    Trifecta 3:11:5 $ 118.20
    First4 3:11:5:10 $ 691.10

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - HOTEL ASHBURTON 1200
    Time: 2:47 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    7 Pipiana   F: 90228
      B(4) W(57)
     ( J-  Terry Moseley )
    Huge run in both runs during Cup week. Got cover at Cromwell and was disappointing. Will be ridden forward today
    Main Danger
    4 Vendima   F: 25X76
      B(1) W(58)
     ( J-  Lee Callaway )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Has been going well enough two run this prep. Got a good gate and should run well now third up.
    Next Best
    8 Mediterranean Star   F: 18736
      B(3) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Jason Laking )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    Good two back at Riccarton during Cup week. Wide trip at Cromwell and could run a good race here
    Include in Multis
    9 Solomon   F: 09X52
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Jacob Lowry )
    Nice run at Riccarton two back. Good run at Cromwell and could run well today.
    Longer Odds
    10 Wynmoore   F: 10X03
      B(9) W(54)
     ( J-  Rahul Beeharry )
     ( T-  Kenny Moore )
    Good run last start and could run a race at odds.

    Remarks

    Very even competitive sprint
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    Pipiana can win this

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 9.50
    Place1 6 $ 2.50
    Place2 4 $ 2.00
    Place3 8 $ 1.90
    Quinella 4:6 $ 31.20
    Trifecta 6:4:8 $ 270.90
    First4 6:4:8:9 $ 2022.20
    Double 3+/6 $ 26.60

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    4, 7, 8, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE MAIDEN
    Time: 3:22 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    8 Crop   F: 042
      B(5) W(56)
    Just beaten last time in a pearl series race. Improving off every start and targeted for this.
    Main Danger
    3 Quintuple Twins   F: X6X03
      B(9) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Trialed well before a solid run for third. Looks a good chance.
    Next Best
    2 Montreux Miss   F: X2053
      B(14) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
    Won
    Dividends : $9.30 $3.10
    Has been knocking on the door all prep. Went close to winning last time and got the wide draw today
    Include in Multis
    1 Exclaim   F: X0282
      B(13) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Yong Chew )
    Good second three back. Nice second with Yong on last time and only concern is the wide draw.
    Longer Odds
    5 Our Girl Gilly   F: 550
      B(4) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Terry Moseley )
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.10
    Both runs for fifth were good. Disappointing last time but got a good draw to use today

    Remarks

    First leg of the quaddie
    race-image
    Crop can get the bonus

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 9.30
    Place1 2 $ 3.10
    Place2 12 $ 9.10
    Place3 5 $ 4.10
    Quinella 2:12 $ 171.60
    Trifecta 2:12:5 $ 2165.60
    First4 2:12:5:1 $ 4341.80
    Treble 3+/6/2 $ 320.20

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R6 (1) Exclaim(2) Montreux Miss (3) Quintuple Twins (8) Crop
    R7 (2) Diorissimo(4) Pamir (5) Top Laurels
    R8 (7) Zurafaa(8) Wondering
    R9 (1) Hee's Our Secret(3) I Am A Rock (4) Rainman
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    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 7 - NORM STEWART / ROSS, CONNAR & LEE 2200
    Time: 3:57 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    4 Pamir   F: 18523
      B(2) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Kylie Williams )
     ( T-  John Luxton )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Both placings in Cromwell and Motukarara Cups were good and comes into this with the right form to win.
    Main Danger
    2 Diorissimo   F: 42244
      B(4) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Corey Campbell )
     ( T-  S & M Smith )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.90 $1.60
    In very honest form. Good fourth in NZ Cup last time been freshened and will run an honest race.
    Next Best
    5 Top Laurels   F: X0941
      B(1) W(55)
     ( J-  Lee Callaway )
     ( T-  Paul Harris )
    Ran well last start after a good run prior. Comes into this in good form.
    Include in Multis
    3 King Of The Dance   F: 31297
      B(5) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Rohan Mudhoo )
    Freshened since NZ Cup. Good run over 2000m Listed race three back. If he is well after 3200m race will be very competitive.
    Longer Odds
    8 Standrews Masonic   F: 03579
      B(6) W(54)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.10
    Capable of running a race today

    Remarks

    Good staying field with some returning from NZ Cup
    race-image
    Pamir can win the feature

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 3.90
    Place1 2 $ 1.60
    Place2 8 $ 4.10
    Place3 4 $ 2.00
    Quinella 2:8 $ 36.00
    Trifecta 2:8:4 $ 320.00
    First4 2:8:4:6 $ 1801.30
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 3, 4, 5, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - STACKHOUSE FARMING LTD MAIDEN 1400
    Time: 4:34 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    8 Wondering   F: 2X278
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Dylan Turner )
    Went close to winning in the north in some strong races. Good run last start during Cup week and looks a very good chance today
    Main Danger
    7 Zurafaa   F: 423X8
      B(10) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Lee Callaway )
    Needed resuming run. Was close to winning one last prep and now second up I expect a bold race
    Next Best
    1 Oceans Away   F: 66473
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Jason Laking )
     ( T-  Paul Harris )
    Decent run last start. Wasn't bad in the higher grade two back.
    Include in Multis
    15 Kandhu   F: 26890
      B(4) W(56.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.80
    Form hasn't been bad as it looks. Been running home in every start. Capable of running a race from a decent draw.
    Longer Odds
    6 Ifithappensagain   F: 8
      B(6) W(57)
     ( J-  Jacob Lowry )
    Wasn't the worst of runs on debut and could go close today

    Remarks

    Full field with many chances
    race-image
    Wondering looks hard to beat

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 27.90
    Place1 5 $ 7.00
    Place2 15 $ 2.80
    Place3 2 $ 2.50
    Quinella 5:15 $ 113.90
    Trifecta 5:15:2 $ 3241.50
    First4 5:15:2:4 $ 4210.30

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 6, 7, 8, 15
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 9 - VALE MYRA HARNETT 1400
    Time: 5:12 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    4 Rainman   F: 321X5
      B(6) W(58.5)
    Won maiden well before spell. Good fifth fresh up and looks a good winning hope in the last
    Main Danger
    3 I Am A Rock   F: 12368
      B(14) W(59)
     ( J-  Jason Laking )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.60
    Freshened since disappointing run last time. Was in very good form prior. Got the ability but has a wide gate
    Next Best
    1 Hee's Our Secret   F: 44370
      B(9) W(60)
     ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
    Won
    Dividends : $8.80 $3.10
    Dropping back in grade after some ordinary runs. Will get back and run well and can get close if he's close enough.
    Include in Multis
    10 Veuve Clicquot   F: 60430
      B(12) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Krishna Mudhoo )
     ( T-  Mike McCann )
    Making southern debut which must be respected. Has been racing well in the CD and can run well here
    Longer Odds
    7 Ataahuadreamsrfree   F: 6X560
      B(10) W(57)
     ( J-  Jacob Lowry )
    Disappointing last time after two nice runs. Can turn form around here

    Remarks

    Final race of the day
    race-image
    Rainman looks a good hope in the last

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 8.80
    Place1 1 $ 3.10
    Place2 3 $ 3.60
    Place3 16 $ 6.20
    Quinella 1:3 $ 39.30
    Trifecta 1:3:16 $ 1321.00
    First4 1:3:16:5 $ 11791.50
    Double 5/1 $ 154.30

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 4, 7, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%