M2: AVONDALE – 29 SEPTEMBER 2018

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M2: AVONDALE – 29 SEPTEMBER 2018

M02: Avondale Races - 29th Sep, 2018

Start time:12:15 pm
Weather:FINE
Track:DEAD4

Overview

The 3yos will be the centre of attention here today. The very much in-form Jason Waddell rides the favourite Nirvana In Fire, replacing Cameron Lammas, who sticks with Bit Lippy

Day's "Best"

R6 (8) Livin' On A Prayer

Best "Each Way"

R5 (3) Final Suggestion

Best "Roughie"

R7 (11) I See Red

Race 1 - 5 STAR HORSE TRANSPORT MAIDEN
Time: 12:15 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Emerald green, gold sleeves, royal blue armbands & cap
9 Glendalough   F: 2207X
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Top stable gave run in fillies race before spell and not disgraced behind filly of year Dijon Bleu. Gear addition
Main Danger
Light green & purple quarters, light green sleeves & cap
7 Birdie Blitz   F: 2223X
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
 ( T-  M, & K Murdoch )
Couldn't quite get over the line last prep. Likes to run close to the speed, an asset here
Next Best
Tangerine, black band, royal blue arm bands & cap
15 Annie Okay   F:
  B(1) W(54)
Won
Dividends : $15.40 $4.40
Trialled well for fair while now. Danielle Johnson booking adds to the intrigue
Include in Multis
Terracotta, white joker (b&f), halved sleeves & terracotta cap
10 Lady Sequoyah   F: 5X494
  B(4) W(56.5)
Raced out of maidens last start and had little luck in running. Cameron on today
Longer Odds
Emerald green, white band, emerald & gold hooped sleeves, gold cap
13 Keep It Real   F:
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Trainer had two in race, starting this one. Trials winner in good time.

Remarks

Gear changes: Church Road: Cheek Burrs off, Bandages on, Tongue Tie on Its All Fake News: Side Winkers off, Blinkers on Picture This: Tongue Tie on Glendalough: Blinkers on
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Colgan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 15 $ 15.40
Place1 15 $ 4.40
Place2 9 $ 1.70
Place3 2 $ 6.70
Quinella 9,15 $ 40.70
Trifecta 15:9:2 $ 1650.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
7, 9, 10, 13, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - ICONIC SUNDAY MARKETS @ AVONDALE 2200 OPEN HCP
Time: 12:50 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $35000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Lime green, black seams (body & sleeves) & lime green cap with black seams
1 Bee Tee Junior   F: 6X722
  B(7) W(60)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
NZ Cup bid coming together nicely. Stand-in jock - or is he? - in hot form
Main Danger
White & orange hoops, white sleeves, orange cap
4 Youwantmore   F: 42338
  B(5) W(54.5)
You've had plenty over winter but you can have some more
Next Best
Emerald green & white diagonal stripes, hooped sleeves, white cap
2 Bizzwinkle   F: 232X0
  B(1) W(57.5)
Won
Dividends : $4.40 $2.20
Probably wants it even firmer but likes to ping along in front and with 5kgs pull in weight on hotpot he's a genuine threat
Include in Multis
Navy blue & turquoise chequers, white sleeves, navy blue armbands, white cap
3 Greencast   F: 8X176
  B(6) W(57)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Not racing at best but is deadly on dead surfaces.
Longer Odds
Black & gold hoops, turquoise sleeves & cap
7 Chachi Arcola   F: X0662
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $3.50
That was a great run last time, finishing very strongly at the finish.

Remarks

Gear changes: Bizzwinkle: Side Winkers on
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Waddell

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 4.40
Place1 2 $ 2.20
Place2 7 $ 3.50
Quinella 2,7 $ 21.80
Trifecta 2:7:4 $ 172.40
First4 2:7:4:5 $ 1004.80
Double 15/2 $ 72.20
DBL conc 15/7 $ 33.00
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - WESTBROOK.CO.NZ 1200 RATING 72
Time: 1:25 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Red, white & royal blue multi hoops, royal  blue sleeves, orange cap
6 Pop Star Princess   F: 701X3
  B(8) W(57.5)
Smart lass. Trainer been waiting for tracks to dry before relaunching career.
Main Danger
Light green & purple quarters, light green sleeves & cap
1 Hammer King   F: 0910X
  B(7) W(60)
 ( T-  M, & K Murdoch )
Was class sprinter in Hong Kong, winning 5. Trainer taking weight instead of using her go-to senior
Next Best
Royal blue & white chequers, royal blue & gold striped sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
5 Grace Heart   F: 2438X
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Bridget Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $3.50
Hong Kong import who has won 5, two over 1200m. Gelded since arriving here
Include in Multis
Canary, red striped sleeves, black band, canary cap
8 Shadow Dancer   F: 318X2
  B(1) W(56)
She soars in wet, what about a dead 5?. Key gear changes.
Longer Odds
Dark green, light green spots (body & sleeves), dark green cap with light green spots
7 Unfazed   F: 1610X
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Won 2 before winter spell. Test driven by today's jock in trial

Remarks

16856.0Danielle JohnsonStephen Marsh-- Gear changes: Justacanta: Hoof Pads (Front) off, Blinkers on Born Dragon (AUS): Approved Plates on, Lugging Bit on Grace Heart (AUS): Nasal Strip on, Nose Band on, gelded 01/01/18 Shadow Dancer: Side Winkers off, Blinkers on
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Pop Star Princess

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 12.50
Place1 4 $ 2.80
Place2 2 $ 2.50
Place3 5 $ 3.50
Quinella 2,4 $ 54.10
Trifecta 4:2:5 $ 927.90
First4 4:2:5:3 $ 10110.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 6, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - THE AUCKLAND ALARMS 3YO SW+P
Time: 1:58 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Yellow, navy blue striped sleeves, quartered cap
1 Nirvana In Fire   F: 20221
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Will burn to lead, make it tough for main rivals. Gives away weight to fillies but looks too good again
Main Danger
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
2 Bit Lippy   F: 2321X
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $3.90 $1.70
Lammas off Nirvana In Fire and on this one. Does ride a lot for trainer. 2000 Guineas looming goal
Next Best
Navy blue, white band with navy blue & red stylised logo (b&f), white armbands & cap
11 Rip Em Up   F:
  B(7) W(54)
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Has good relations, won trial. All comes down to race readiness.
Include in Multis
Teal blue, white stylised logo (b&f), teal blue sleeves & cap
8 Valalie   F: 1440X
  B(4) W(55.5)
Raced in Group 1 against Advantage last season so connections must think well of it. Resuming.
Longer Odds
Maroon, rose spots & armbands, maroon cap with rose spots
7 Hapi Ella   F: 12335
  B(6) W(55.5)
Got race fitness on side. Glad to see back of Melt

Remarks

Down to 7. Today's card lost some of its lustre
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O'Sullivan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 3.90
Place1 2 $ 1.70
Place2 11 $ 3.10
Quinella 2,11 $ 10.40
Trifecta 2:11:8 $ 104.20
First4 2:11:8:9 $ 322.90
Double 4/2 $ 34.70
DBL conc 4/11 $ 18.30
Treble 2/4/2 $ 208.70
Quaddie 15/2/4/2 $ 4892.20
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 7, 8, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - MAGNESS THE MIGHTY STEAM TRAIN 2100 RATING 72
Time: 2:33 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Navy blue & turquoise chequers, white sleeves, navy blue armbands, white cap
3 Final Suggestion   F: 01213
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $1.70
Touch of class about him. Won and been runner-up for Spratt. Should get 2100m with few hassles. Only raced in dead raters, winning two.
Main Danger
Tangerine, black band, royal blue arm bands & cap
1 Banrock   F: 64234
  B(2) W(59)
Had good prep but seems happy to fill a placing. Ran a beauty for Johnson at Ruakaka
Next Best
Black & French grey hoops (body & sleeves) black cap
8 Marbles   F: 71188
  B(8) W(55)
Won maiden for Cameron. Hasn't responded to urgings of follow-up hoops.
Include in Multis
Navy blue & turquoise chequers, white sleeves, navy blue armbands, white cap
2 Beaufighter   F: 34455
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Fashioned good record here. Will be working home well
Longer Odds
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
5 Nothing Trivial   F: 00X44
  B(10) W(58)
 ( J-  Reese Jones )
Awkwardly placed last start, rushed home when clear. Jock gets chance at redemption Has won here

Remarks

Gear changes: Uabasso: Side Winkers on
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Sam Spratt

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 4.20
Place1 3 $ 1.70
Place2 4 $ 1.90
Place3 10 $ 5.00
Quinella 3,4 $ 11.70
Trifecta 3:4:10 $ 286.20
First4 3:4:10:12 $ 2569.60

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (1) Banrock(3) Final Suggestion (8) Marbles
R6 (3) Untamed Diamond(8) Livin' On A Prayer
R7 (5) Andoyas(6) Padraig (11) I See Red (12) Kachhi
R8 (3) Ceecee Signor(7) Charli Rose (9) My Dakota
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 6 - WEST BROOK WINES WAIMAUKU 1200 OPEN HCP
Time: 3:16 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $35000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Pink, black chevrons, striped sleeves & pink cap
8 Livin' On A Prayer   F: 526X2
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $2.00 $1.50
Just beaten by Te Akau Shark resuming run. Won here by 4l last spring. No Love Affair, start counting the cash
Main Danger
Dark green & gold diagonal stripes, striped sleeves & quartered cap
3 Untamed Diamond   F: X710X
  B(2) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Won $300,000 here and Oz but will have to play a blinder to top the hotpot
Next Best
Purple & white stars (body & sleeves), purple cap with white stars
7 Resurrect   F: 53222
  B(7) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Some rain would have been good but looks best of rest
Include in Multis
Red, white band, light green armbands & cap
4 All Roads   F: 0X90X
  B(4) W(58.5)
Course winner but chasing a minor prize you'd think.
Longer Odds
White, hot pink clover leaves, hot pink sleeves, hot pink cap with white clover leaves
5 Blue Breeze   F: 6118X
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Big money offer turned down for him. Second to smart one trials but stayer in need of the work

Remarks

Most of the combatants in this will need the blow-out
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 2.00
Place1 8 $ 1.50
Place2 3 $ 2.10
Quinella 3,8 $ 3.40
Trifecta 8:3:1 $ 20.90
First4 8:3:1:9 $ 71.90
Double 3/8 $ 8.30
DBL conc 3/3 $ 5.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 5, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - EIGHT NZ LTD 1600 RATING 82
Time: 3:49 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Light green, navy blue sleeves & pink cap
6 Padraig   F: 0X913
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Andrew Campbell's team beginning to fly again after virus swept stable. This one is coming along for the ride.
Main Danger
Yellow, navy blue striped sleeves, quartered cap
5 Andoyas   F: 00X29
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Won
Dividends : $9.00 $2.60
Wexford making use of Waddell's hot form. This former Hong Kong galloper was outsprinted Ruakaka. Looking for mile or more now
Next Best
Navy blue & turquoise chequers, white sleeves, navy blue armbands, white cap
12 Kachhi   F: 78X29
  B(7) W(54)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Highly rated by trainer but yet to justify his confidence. Had a few issues. Was an R85 in City of Auckland Cup this year
Include in Multis
Gold, navy blue cap
10 The Heiress   F: 31131
  B(9) W(54)
This filly has inherited plenty of mum's ability. Dry ground could test but mum flourished on top of the ground
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Navy blue & turquoise chequers, white sleeves, navy blue armbands, white cap
11 I See Red   F: 34855
  B(4) W(54)
Better draw, firmer footing...top hoop...value maker

Remarks

Stipe Comment: KAACHI - Raced wide until obtaining cover rounding bend near 700m, held up 350m and continued to have difficulty obtaining clear running until passing 200m
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Calder

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 9.00
Place1 5 $ 2.60
Place2 1 $ 4.40
Place3 6 $ 1.80
Quinella 1,5 $ 68.10
Trifecta 5:1:6 $ 470.00
First4 5:1:6:8 $ 4606.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 6, 10, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - AJC MEMBERS 1400 RATING 65
Time: 4:24 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Navy blue & turquoise chequers, white sleeves, navy blue armbands, white cap
3 Ceecee Signor   F: 106
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Forced to drop back from the draw last start and the pace was red hot. Another chance.
Main Danger
Light green, dark green yoke, black seams on collar & sides, dark green sleeves, light green & dark green quartered cap
7 Charli Rose   F: 9X62X
  B(9) W(57)
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Has failed Murray Baker. No good in wet, what about a dead 5? Work very good this week
Next Best
White, red spot, emerald green sleeves, red cap
9 My Dakota   F: 4245X
  B(4) W(57)
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Odds shortened drastically last night. Bred to be better than one win horse. Blinkers off
Include in Multis
Turquoise, light green sash, gold armbands & cap
1 Ifnot Wainot   F: 22144
  B(8) W(59)
Tested in better than heavy last start and went alright. Include
Longer Odds
Scarlet & gold chequers, striped sleeves & gold cap
12 Majic Ruler   F: 8X585
  B(5) W(55)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Frustrates trainer. Will be sacked to South if doesn't watch it

Remarks

The worst field of the day. Thank God it's the last
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 14.70
Place1 2 $ 4.60
Place2 9 $ 1.90
Place3 7 $ 1.90
Place6 2,4,5/2,11/3,4,10/3,8/1,5,6/2, $ 556.30
Pick6 4/2/3/8/5/2 $ 25000.00
Quinella 2,9 $ 33.90
Trifecta 2:9:7 $ 355.70
First4 2:9:7:11 $ 11372.60
Double 5/2 $ 114.00
DBL conc 5/9 $ 14.20
Treble 8/5/2 $ 426.70
Quaddie 3/8/5/2 $ 2404.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 7, 9, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%