M2: Avondale – 25th April 2019

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M2: Avondale – 25th April 2019

M2: Avondale - 25th Apr, 2019

Start time:1:29 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead5

Overview

Media Sensation won the 2 year old fillies race last year which filly will come out in race 5

Day's "Best"

R7 (6) Mercy Hill

Best "Each Way"

R4 (8) Babiche

Best "Roughie"

R8 (9) Running Man

Race 1 - 5 STAR HORSE TRANSPORT MAIDEN 2200
Time: 1:29 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Lincoln King   F: 503
  B(12) W(58.5)
Won
Dividends : $4.40 $1.70
This horse was unlucky last start. Riddell thought more luck and would have won he's confident today.
Main Danger
15 Winklebelle   F: 8923
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
 ( T-  Ben Foote )
Form has been good since going upto these staying trips. Has the opportunity to continue that.
Next Best
9 Krakadeel   F: 3854
  B(7) W(58)
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
This horse will love the 2200 today. Been racing well over 1600. He's very fit and can run close today.
Include in Multis
16 Iridessa   F: 83030
  B(10) W(56)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Ballymore likes this filly a bit. Three back was in Royal Stakes both thirds came in maiden grade and were good runs. Last start was fair and the step up in distance may help chances
Longer Odds
3 Midnight Duke   F: 05744
  B(6) W(58.5)
Last two fourth have been good and looks suited by distance here

Remarks

Opening race
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Racing at Avondale

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.40
Place1 1 $ 1.70
Place2 9 $ 1.50
Place3 11 $ 7.60
Quinella 1:9 $ 6.30
Trifecta 1:9:11 $ 265.90
First4 1:9:11:15 $ 1040.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 9, 15, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - AUCKLAND ALARMS MAIDEN 1200
Time: 1:59 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
12 Let's Do This   F: 24X
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Well bred filly who was good in her only two starts. Will improve off her first prep and if she is fit enough will be close today.
Main Danger
14 Wondering   F: 230X8
  B(3) W(56)
I thought she run very well fresh up. No luck and if that came could of run in the money. I expect today she will run close
Next Best
16 Mussolini   F: 77X
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Won
Dividends : $9.20 $2.50
He won his trial very well. Look green around Avondale on the occasion and that is a concern. Another concern is he trialed well in the past failed race day. On his latest trial would be hard to beat.
Include in Multis
4 Quick Preview   F: 9229X
  B(13) W(58)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Both seconds last campaign were good. Ended that campaign with a run in Group 2 Guineas. Can run well fresh.
Longer Odds
17 Gorgeous Geisha   F: 6X
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Rowena Smyth )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Good run in her only start. Been spelled and if fit enough should run a bold race.

Remarks

Good field will some nice horses to follow
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Mum of my 'top pick' was a good race horse

Results

Race Dividends
Win 16 $ 9.20
Place1 16 $ 2.50
Place2 19 $ 15.00
Place3 2 $ 9.80
Quinella 16:19 $ 298.80
Trifecta 16:19:2 $ 5931.20
First4 - $ 0.00

Betting Suggestions


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

Race 3 - CATO BOLAM CONSULTANTS MAIDEN 1600
Time: 2:29 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
13 Caribbean Rose   F: 32
  B(1) W(56)
Both runs have been very good. Has a good draw with Blinkers on will be hard to beat.
Main Danger
9 Fast And Single   F: 38
  B(7) W(58)
 ( T-  Roger Lang )
Placed
Dividend : $3.20
Very unlucky at Pukekohe. Any luck would of been in the money. Should get luck today fingers crossed and a good each way chance.
Next Best
2 Mighty Aslan   F: 7329
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Was my 'days best' last time and ran well on that occasion. Very good start before. I believe with a better draw may race closer which will help chances.
Include in Multis
11 Scherzo   F: 840
  B(11) W(58)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Didn't get much luck last time when looking a chance. Would like to get her not so far back and with a draw I think she will end up back.
Longer Odds
3 Alberation   F: 95420
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Steven Cole )
Won
Dividends : $13.70 $3.00
Just beaten two back and faded from a wide run last time. Can go better with a better run

Remarks

Tough race with plenty of chances
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Baker/Forsman and Cameron team up in this

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 13.70
Place1 3 $ 3.00
Place2 16 $ 5.80
Place3 9 $ 3.20
Quinella 3:16 $ 203.90
Trifecta 3:16:9 $ 2574.30
First4 3:16:9:2 $ 37366.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 9, 11, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - GILES CARPETS 2100
Time: 2:59 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
8 Babiche   F: 03421
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Won
Dividends : $5.90 $1.70
Won very well at Pukekohe last start. The distance will suit and on her form can win two in a row.
Main Danger
5 Robusto   F: X4222
  B(8) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Has been racing very well this campaign good for second in a tough race two back and on that form warrants to be a $2.50 fav.
Next Best
1 Masu   F: 31500
  B(2) W(60)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won well at Wairoa. Struggled next two starts but last start was unlucky and would of been closer. Back in grade will help chances here.
Include in Multis
2 He's Unforgettable   F: 345X7
  B(4) W(58.5)
Good run fresh up and the step up in 2100 will suit.
Longer Odds
6 Wilijonmcbride   F: X6825
  B(13) W(57)
Good second two back and wasn't in a 72 grade last time. Could be a bit of value here

Remarks

Some good staying types in this
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Will be a good race

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 5.90
Place1 8 $ 1.70
Place2 13 $ 4.20
Place3 5 $ 1.40
Quinella 8:13 $ 54.60
Trifecta 8:13:5 $ 302.20
First4 8:13:5:6 $ 5669.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 3:29 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 On The Ball   F: 2
  B(8) W(56.5)
Huge on debut when beaten by Kali who looks very good. Will of improved and very hard to beat
Main Danger
11 Avadane   F:
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Lance Noble )
Leith Innes like this filly. Trialed well enough behind Quick Thinker who won Listed race on the weekend.
Next Best
3 Amazing Team   F: 4372
  B(2) W(56.5)
Has plenty of race experience. Just beaten last start at Wairoa and trialed well. Draw with 4kg claim will be ridden forward and could be hard to beat.
Include in Multis
13 Greyvee   F:
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
 ( T-  K & G Opie )
Placed
Dividend : $5.50
Good behind Amazing Team at the trials and a winning debut would not surprise
Longer Odds
12 Classy Deel   F:
  B(7) W(56.5)
Made some ground late at the trials and could be the value on natural improvement

Remarks

This is the race of the day.
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Will be great when the gates open

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 13.70
Place1 1 $ 2.90
Place2 14 $ 6.30
Place3 13 $ 5.50
Quinella 1:14 $ 127.10
Trifecta 1:14:13 $ 3060.10
First4 1:14:13:11 $ 6983.90

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (4) On The Ball
R6 (1) Palamedes(6) Shanqueen (8) Chapeau (11) Shipshape (12) Qwerty
R7 (6) Mercy Hill
R8 (2) Copper Fox(5) All Paid Up (9) Running Man (10) Van Diamond (12) Glendalough
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 11, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - WEST BROOK WINES MAIDEN 1400
Time: 3:59 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Palamedes   F: 28X33
  B(9) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Won
Dividends : $4.70 $1.90
In my notes it says will win next start which comes today. Not as confident as my notes say but good run last start and should of been closer fresh up
Main Danger
8 Chapeau   F: 44X22
  B(10) W(57)
Unlucky fresh up and had to work from a wide gate at Pukekohe and did well to finish 2nd. Wide gate doesn't help but will be on the speed and if doesn't do too much work in the running will be hard to beat.
Next Best
6 Shanqueen   F: 5
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Good debut behind Silent Truth. Wasn't beaten far. Step up to 1400m and will take natural improvement
Include in Multis
12 Qwerty   F: 06493
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Form very much improved last start. Really got home well with not much luck. She looks like she is showing was McKee thought of this filly before her first start. Can win this off her last start
Longer Odds
11 Shipshape   F: 24429
  B(1) W(57)
Consisent galloper who was unlucky at Pukekohe with should of placed. Form before that was good and a top run is expected today.

Remarks

Tough leg of the quaddie
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Vinnie and Vela team up here

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.70
Place1 1 $ 1.90
Place2 16 $ 2.80
Place3 6 $ 1.90
Quinella 1:16 $ 32.10
Trifecta 1:16:6 $ 295.20
First4 1:16:6:12 $ 1697.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 6, 8, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - BRUCE AMIES PHARMACY GOVERNOR GENERAL'S CUP
Time: 4:29 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
6 Mercy Hill   F: 27311
  B(7) W(55)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
On for a hat trick. Both wins were very good and look set to win again.
Main Danger
9 En Soie   F: 13815
  B(6) W(54)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Good run last start and a good ride to win start before. Gets in with a light weight and good each way chance
Next Best
8 Elle Eye Are   F: 166X4
  B(2) W(54)
Good run fresh up in a good field at Te Rapa. Will improve fitness wise and watch out when the track get heavy she is in for a big winter
Include in Multis
3 Magic Of The Sun   F: 67542
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $7.10 $1.90
Good run at the Bay. Will be going forward and she should run well today.
Longer Odds
2 Final Suggestion   F: 07118
  B(9) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Stayer resuming from a spell. Won well over ground three and two back. Look for improvement from today's race

Remarks

One of the features on todays card
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Mercy Hill on for a hat trick

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 7.10
Place1 3 $ 1.90
Place2 6 $ 1.40
Place3 4 $ 2.40
Quinella 3:6 $ 7.70
Trifecta 3:6:4 $ 113.10
First4 3:6:4:8 $ 559.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 6, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - THE AVONDALE SUNDAY MARKETS 1400
Time: 4:59 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Copper Fox   F: 415
  B(5) W(59)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $3.90 $1.90
Good on debut easy winner next and was unlucky at Auckland. Lammas like this horse and looks hard to beat in the last.
Main Danger
5 All Paid Up   F: 14
  B(12) W(58.5)
Won well on debut then expected to win at Awapuni and was good that day but was a touch disappointing at the same time. Highly rated horse who can win the last.
Next Best
10 Van Diamond   F: 139X4
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
I like this horse a bit and really liked his first up run. 1200 was too short good home well and the step up to 1400 will suit here
Include in Multis
12 Glendalough   F: 8153X
  B(7) W(57)
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Showed plenty of ability last prep after a top win no luck for 5th and ended the prep with a good 3rd. Trialed well enough may need a race but will run close here.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
9 Running Man   F: 24419
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Good win two back. Got well back at Auckland made good ground and was beaten under 2 lengths. Over the odds here and a good each way bet.

Remarks

Good race this will some value on offer
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The Bearded one likes this horse

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 3.90
Place1 2 $ 1.90
Place2 12 $ 2.80
Place3 19 $ 8.00
Quinella 2:12 $ 16.50
Trifecta 2:12:19 $ 570.00
First4 2:12:19:5 $ 5902.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 9, 10, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%