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
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    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 Pick
    The '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 Odds
    The '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 Pick
    The '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%