M2 Ellerslie – 26th October 2019

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M2 Ellerslie – 26th October 2019

M2: Ellerslie - 26th Oct, 2019

Start time:12:28 pm
Weather:Overcast
Track:Dead5

Overview

Stakes racing action at Ellerslie and it should be a quality nine-race card

Day's "Best"

R8 (7) Travelling Light

Best "Each Way"

R5 (11) Jip Jip Rock

Best "Roughie"

R6 (10) Battle Time

Race 1 - AUCKLAND CO-OP TAXIS MAIDEN 1400
Time: 12:28 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
15 Two Illicit   F: 3
  B(4) W(55.5)
Won
Dividends : $2.40 $1.40
Has experience when running third on debut and the form out of that should stack up. Drawn well and there is good betting support.
Main Danger
3 Quiz Kid   F: 340X8
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Hasn't been all that far away to date and only needs some luck to push them close.
Next Best
5 Clever Approach   F: 5
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Expect a better effort now. Ran well enough on debut and they don't often stay maidens long from this stable.
Include in Multis
18 Custom Cruiser   F: 40X
  B(5) W(57.5)
Hard to line up the form from last season but there is good betting support. Could handle conditions and run well here.
Longer Odds
16 Seven Seas   F: 3X05
  B(8) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Chance based on its debut run for third.

Remarks

Nice maiden race to open the card
race-image
Two Illicit has upside

Results

Race Dividends
Win 15 $ 2.40
Place1 15 $ 1.40
Place2 8 $ 4.80
Place3 5 $ 2.60
Quinella 8:15 $ 22.70
Trifecta 15:8:5 $ 210.70
First4 15:8:5:2 $ 1561.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 15, 16, 18
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - STELLA ARTOIS 880
Time: 1:03 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
  B(8) W(54)
Trial form has looked good. Draw probably won't matter over this distance as they'll jump and run. Money coming for it.
Main Danger
10 Sweet Hunter   F:
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Has the benefit of the inside rail if needed. Trial winner which is bred to show some early pace. Chance.
Next Best
6 Alice Tinker   F:
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Another confident trial winner whcih has been well backed to win. Thornton will give it every chance in the run.
Include in Multis
4 Johnny Canuck   F:
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Trial form has been solid and they usually find form quickly from this stable. Goes into the mix.
Longer Odds
12 Najah   F:
  B(12) W(54)
Chance on debut in what should be an open race.

Remarks

They'll go quickly in this!
race-image
Bonita Aurelia could say yes

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 14.20
Place1 5 $ 2.80
Place2 11 $ 5.50
Place3 6 $ 1.50
Quinella 5:11 $ 141.70
Trifecta 5:11:6 $ 1158.90
First4 5:11:6:4 $ 4982.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 6, 8, 10, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - OTAKIRI RESERVE 2400
Time: 1:38 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Lucetta   F: 22X09
  B(2) W(59)
Better than what it has been showing this season. Chance to get back into form against this field. Goes on top.
Main Danger
2 Hunua Hank   F: 20134
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Won
Dividends : $3.80 $1.70
Gets conditions to suit and it has recent winning form, which is always a positive. Drawn well and it has attracted some big bets.
Next Best
7 Century Miss   F: 04313
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Likes to get into a fight and this race looks likely of being one. Good win two back and that has been followed by another good run.
Include in Multis
8 Unacceptable   F: 23619
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
 ( T-  John Bell )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Disappointing last start but much better prior to that. Drawn well in barrier five and it has upside.
Longer Odds
6 Te Waewae Bay   F: 7X03P
  B(1) W(57)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Allow another chance over this distance.

Remarks

Not much covering this staying field
race-image
Lucetta should go well

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 3.80
Place1 2 $ 1.70
Place2 8 $ 2.30
Place3 7 $ 1.90
Quinella 2:8 $ 15.40
Trifecta 2:8:7 $ 138.70
First4 2:8:7:6 $ 1195.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 6, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - BARFOOT & THOMPSON 2100
Time: 2:14 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Double Happy   F: 21411
  B(5) W(60)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Last two wins will stack up nicely in this race. In good form and there has been good betting support throughout the week. Top chance.
Main Danger
8 Yatima   F: 29X13
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Big win fresh up and it closed off nicely last time out. Every chance to win this with some luck in the run.
Next Best
2 Rodolfo   F: 51411
  B(8) W(60.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Three wins from its last four starts. Faces a nice field here but it should be able to cope with it. Each-way odds.
Include in Multis
7 Junior   F: 23121
  B(7) W(58)
Might be a little outpaced here but it will grind away nicely. Hasn't put in a bad run for some time now, so consider here.
Longer Odds
4 Dragon Storm   F: 115X5
  B(4) W(60)
Capable of beating a field of this nature.

Remarks

Plenty of winning form throughout this field
race-image
Double Happy could win again

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 6.40
Place1 5 $ 2.20
Place2 8 $ 1.80
Place3 9 $ 1.70
Quinella 5:8 $ 16.00
Trifecta 5:8:9 $ 171.80
First4 5:8:9:2 $ 798.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - OMF 1400
Time: 2:49 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
11 Jip Jip Rock   F: X327X
  B(12) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Tough draw but it has more ability than most in this field. Showed that when running two nice races last campaign. Goes close.
Main Danger
14 Ladylax   F: 16X61
  B(11) W(56)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Comes into this off a win and it could kick on with it now. Firming in the betting after opening at value odds.
Next Best
5 Gino Severini   F: 1220X
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chris Dell )
Won
Dividends : $11.30 $4.10
Too tough for it last start but form prior was good. Could return in fine order and push this field close. Worth including.
Include in Multis
13 Annie Okay   F: 91286
  B(17) W(56)
Mixing its form lately but the ability is there. Drawing well helps in this race and it should be tough to beat. Another good win hope.
Longer Odds
10 Badea   F: 93212
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
In form and that shouldn't be overlooked.

Remarks

Great race with a wide-open market
race-image
Jip Jip is back

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 11.30
Place1 5 $ 4.10
Place2 2 $ 6.90
Place3 9 $ 3.90
Quinella 2:5 $ 125.60
Trifecta 5:2:9 $ 3137.30
First4 5:2:9:4 $ 7817.10
Double 5/5 $ 88.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 10, 11, 13, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - STELLA ARTOIS/FASTTRACK $5K 1400
Time: 3:24 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 Hanger   F: 01223
  B(10) W(55)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Deserves a winning turn after three very good performances. Result typically based on tempo, but it should get conditions to suit.
Main Danger
13 Viktor Vegas   F: 6X124
  B(7) W(54)
 ( T-  Peter Lock )
Capable of winning a race like this. Has form on this track and a light weight of 54kg. Win wouldn't surprise.
Next Best
1 Supera   F: 1721X
  B(6) W(60)
 ( T-  K & B Kelso )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Ended last campaign in fine order. Good win coming into this and although up in weight, it has class on its side.
Include in Multis
7 All Roads   F: 4X50X
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Chris Dell )
 ( T-  Tony Cole )
Good enough to cross the Tasman. Can fire fresh up so consider here.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
10 Battle Time   F: 23926
  B(8) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Always an upset chance at odds.

Remarks

Lovely way to kick off the quaddie
race-image
Hanger looks the goods

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 17.00
Place1 3 $ 3.20
Place2 1 $ 1.60
Place3 8 $ 4.00
Quinella 1:3 $ 20.10
Trifecta 3:1:8 $ 422.70
First4 3:1:8:10 $ 7029.10
Treble 5/5/3 $ 2151.40

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (1) Supera(9) Hanger (13) Viktor Vegas
R7 (6) Vigor Winner(7) Artiste (11) Intrigue
R8 (1) Aretha(3) Bavella (7) Travelling Light
R9 (7) Pullyoursocksup(10) Masque (14) Ferindi (15) Choctoc
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 7, 9, 10, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - SOUTH AUCKLAND RACING CLUB CUP
Time: 3:59 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
11 Intrigue   F: 710X4
  B(10) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Nothing wrong with the run for fourth coming into this. Always going to improve with time and it should be tough to hold out.
Main Danger
6 Vigor Winner   F: 10919
  B(6) W(58.5)
Not the most consistent type going around, but it's lethal when right. Good win two back and anything close to that wins this.
Next Best
7 Artiste   F: 543X3
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Nice effort to run third when fresh up. Always right around the mark and that shouldn't change for this run. Goes close.
Include in Multis
15 Codecracker   F: 43136
  B(4) W(54)
 ( T-  K & B Kelso )
Likes this track and although beaten its last two, it hasn't lost any admirers. Drawn well and gets in nicely on the weights.
Longer Odds
12 Star Karen   F: 330X6
  B(14) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $6.80
Will get back and try storm home late. Capable on its day.

Remarks

Big field with quality form throughout
race-image
Intigue has aus form

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 17.10
Place1 1 $ 4.40
Place2 12 $ 6.80
Place3 11 $ 2.30
Quinella 1:12 $ 268.50
Trifecta 1:12:11 $ 4070.20
First4 1:12:11:10 $ 7508.00
Double 3/1 $ 269.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
6, 7, 11, 12, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - BARNESWOOD FARM SOLILOQUY STAKES
Time: 4:34 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
7 Travelling Light   F: 11
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Ben Foote )
Won
Dividends : $3.80 $1.70
Excting type which has put them away in both starts to date. Nice prospect and it gets an inside draw too boot. Big chance.
Main Danger
3 Bavella   F: 640X2
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Lance Noble )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Big run to just miss last time out. Has been given a let up but should go well here and punters are getting odds.
Next Best
1 Aretha   F: 132X1
  B(3) W(56.5)
Last start winner which has many more to come. Drawn well and it doesn't know how to run a bad race. Right in this.
Include in Multis
9 Loire   F: 71X33
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Needs a little bit of luck from deep but it's not lacking in talent. Could run a big race and add some value.
Longer Odds
11 Jennifer Eccles   F: 33X24
  B(9) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Has taken on good opposition to date and this is no different.

Remarks

Feature race and the form will stack up
race-image
Travelling Light is unbeaten

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 3.80
Place1 7 $ 1.70
Place2 3 $ 2.00
Place3 11 $ 3.10
Quinella 3:7 $ 10.60
Trifecta 7:3:11 $ 145.60
First4 7:3:11:5 $ 2146.60
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 7, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - AUCKLAND CO-OP TAXIS 1400
Time: 5:09 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Masque   F: 348X3
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Good run for third last time out and it's only going to improve with racing. Value odds on offer here.
Main Danger
15 Choctoc   F: 16X33
  B(13) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Lance Noble )
Back-to-back third placings coming into this. Nothing wrong with that form and it could start the loose favourite.
Next Best
14 Ferindi   F: 1
  B(14) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Drawn wide but that was a nice debut win. Could mature into a nice type and we wouldn't be leaving it out.
Include in Multis
7 Pullyoursocksup   F: 390X6
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $10.60 $3.40
Only a small type but it has run some nice races. Working through its gears and it could add some value here.
Longer Odds
2 Oratia   F: 6414X
  B(4) W(59.5)
Could resume in fine order here.

Remarks

Many runners will be covered here
race-image
Masque could go close

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 10.60
Place1 7 $ 3.40
Place2 18 $ 8.40
Place3 9 $ 5.70
Quinella 7:18 $ 187.10
Trifecta 7:18:9 $ 4215.10
First4 - $ 0.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 7, 10, 14, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%