M2: MATAMATA – 12 SEPTEMBER 2018

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M2: MATAMATA – 12 SEPTEMBER 2018

M02: Matamata Races - 12th Sep, 2018

Start time:12:34 pm
Weather:FINE
Track:SLOW7

Overview

A slow 9 - That should cheer you up. As the tracks dry out the claimers will want to make the best of their opportunities.

Day's "Best"

R2 (1) Mexican Tycoon

Best "Each Way"

R8 (9) Vainglory

Best "Roughie"

R5 (7) King's Secret

Race 1 - SUPER LIQUOR MATAMATA MAIDEN 1400
Time: 12:34 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Aqua, hot pink diamond band, aqua sleeves with hot pink diamonds down sleeves, pink cap with aqua seams
1 Drake Bay   F: 22
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Well bred, thriving in better footing. Handled wide draws with aplomb. Trainer gone back to Colgan
Main Danger
Oxford blue, lime green chevron hoops, lime green sleeves & quartered cap
10 Carreleur   F: 5322
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Bridget Grylls )
 ( T-  Lupton, Mark )
Looks ready. Shut out by roughie here last start. In finish again despite draw
Next Best
Black, emerald green and red chequered sashes and arm bands, black cap
11 Don't Lie To Me   F: 333X4
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $3.30
15th start, 6 placings. Stable finishing winter in style.
Include in Multis
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
2 Sure He Can   F: 4X383
  B(12) W(58.5)
Jock went too early, too wide last start and was sitting duck down home straight. Cameron on today. He's needed from the draw
Longer Odds
Royal blue, white striped sleeves, red & white chequered sash & quartered cap
9 Adis   F: 6X439
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $6.40 $2.30
Had 18 months away from racing. Trapped wide last time. Drawn to get easier run today

Remarks

Stipe Comment: ADIS - Bumped passing the 1000 metres, raced three wide without cover. Gear changes: Chiara: Side Winkers off Kandari: Blinkers on
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Colgan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 6.40
Place1 9 $ 2.30
Place2 11 $ 3.30
Place3 3 $ 7.50
Quinella 9,11 $ 30.90
Trifecta 9:11:3 $ 1139.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 9, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - PAUL JONES CONTRACTING 3YO MAIDEN 1200
Time: 1:09 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Gold, cherry star (b&f), gold & white halved sleeves, gold cap with cherry stars
1 Mexican Tycoon   F: 3X22
  B(5) W(57.5)
Has touch more class than most in this. 2nd in Ryder. Dam was very speedy, winning 2 from 3.
Main Danger
Black, emerald green and red chequered sashes and arm bands, black cap
3 Dispatched   F: 0X
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Never a chance one race last prep but looked to have gain some muscle winning Te Teko trial
Next Best
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
2 In A Twinkling   F: 2X
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Shafiq Rusof )
Won
Dividends : $3.70 $1.40
Impressed in one run in Feb. Te Akau launches spring campaign with main goal the 2000 Guineas. Te Akau: Although destined to get over more ground, he appears capable of threatening with luck from a wide draw.
Include in Multis
Dark green, light green spots (body & sleeves), dark green cap with light green spots
7 Simogramor   F: 4X8X5
  B(6) W(55.5)
Out of Katie Lee. Just fair fresh-up. Would have benefited, though
Longer Odds
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
9 Naval Fleet   F:
  B(4) W(55.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Vela-owned filly who looked really good winning trial. 1000 Guineas nommed.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: IMELDA MARY - Steadied and shifted in when becoming awkwardly placed on heels 800 metres.
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Forsman

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 3.70
Place1 2 $ 1.40
Place2 9 $ 2.80
Place3 8 $ 2.30
Quinella 2,9 $ 19.50
Trifecta 2:9:8 $ 183.80
First4 2:9:8:3 $ 1074.90
Double 9/2 $ 30.50
DBL conc 9/9 $ 20.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - THE REDOUBT BAR & EATERY MAIDEN 1200
Time: 1:44 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Yellow, navy blue striped sleeves, quartered cap
3 Cavallo Eccellente   F: 077
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Shafiq Rusof )
Looked good trials, done nothing raceday. Stable apprentice stood down for inform group-winning rider
Main Danger
Pink & black stripes, hooped sleeves, black cap
5 Caleb's Shadow   F: X8432
  B(8) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $3.00 $1.40
Much more solid this prep. Trainer continues to claim
Next Best
Dark blue, light blue diamonds, white sleeves, dark blue cap with light blue diamonds
6 Reflection   F: X7586
  B(1) W(56.5)
From staying to 1200m sprint. Manning masterstroke? I'd watch the tote if I was you
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Navy blue, silver diamond band, navy blue & silver diamond chequered sleeves, old gold cap
1 Clarios   F: 33675
  B(2) W(58.5)
Mixed efforts 12 starts. Unlucky last start. Champ jockey on today
Longer Odds
Maroon, rose spots & armbands, maroon cap with rose spots
10 Spinnaker   F: 8X9X0
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Very short on both totes for horse with empty formline

Remarks

Gear changes: Peg: Tongue Tie off Spinnaker: Blinkers on
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Rusof

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 3.00
Place1 5 $ 1.40
Place2 7 $ 6.00
Place3 4 $ 2.40
Quinella 5,7 $ 49.10
Trifecta 5:7:4 $ 343.80
First4 5:7:4:2 $ 4596.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE R65
Time: 2:19 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Cambridge blue, yellow star, cambridge blue sleeves with yellow stars, cambridge blue cap with yellow stars
2 Codecracker   F: 42215
  B(5) W(59)
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Momentarily checked while making run from the back last time. Finished well but was never going to play part in finish.
Main Danger
Red, royal blue band, red sleeves with royal blue hoops, red cap with royal blue hoop & tassle
7 Verry Elleegant   F: 21
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rowena Smyth )
Won
Dividends : $2.00 $1.20
Aussie deal must have fallen through. The jock will be secretly pleased
Next Best
Sky blue, navy blue fleur de lis (b&f), sky blue & navy blue halved sleeves, navy blue cap with sky blue fleur de lis & pompom
4 Velveteen   F: 21627
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Never saw out 2200m and laboured in holding ground last time, said jockey.Had good freshen-up and races best here
Include in Multis
Black, pink stars & sleeves, black armbands, pink cap
1 Icing On The Cake   F: 15283
  B(3) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
It's been a comeback season for her but she's in need of a rest i'd say.
Longer Odds
Yellow, black & white chequered sashes, yellow sleeves & cap
6 Bella Blue   F: 34504
  B(7) W(57)
Been battling over mile. Back 200m today.

Remarks

Not a race to throw your wallet at
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Ken and Bev Kelso

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 2.00
Place1 7 $ 1.20
Place2 2 $ 2.10
Place3 3 $ 1.70
Quinella 2,7 $ 9.00
Trifecta 7:2:3 $ 39.60
First4 7:2:3:4 $ 111.80
Double 5/7 $ 5.50
DBL conc 5/2 $ 5.80
Treble 2/5/7 $ 37.20
Quaddie 9/2/5/7 $ 479.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - WAIKATO BRANCH NZ FARRIERS ASSC 1400 R65
Time: 2:54 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
2 Seirios   F: 6X21X
  B(4) W(59)
 ( J-  Nik Bakar (a4) )
Won
Dividends : $3.80 $1.70
Had lots of trials - and lots of setbacks. Somewhere in there was a win in May over this distance. Te Akau: A strong and improving horse, from Group One winning parents, claiming to 55kgs and handily drawn in barrier four should aid a bold first up performance.
Main Danger
Black, light blue hooped sleeves, light blue cap
9 Prodigal Son   F: 05534
  B(5) W(56.5)
Back to 1400m after struggling to get the mile. Hard as nails horse.
Next Best
Pink & white chequers,white sleeves,pink arm bands and cap
10 Falkirk Lass   F: 55344
  B(9) W(55)
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Game, lightly built mare. Won maiden here and had two placings since. Trainer claiming right down to 52kgs. Stipe Comment last start: Had some difficulty obtaining clear running early in the final straight.
Include in Multis
Turquoise, black & gold striped sleeves, black cap
5 Armaguard   F: 70758
  B(1) W(58)
Ridden to perfection to win here in May. Done nothing since. Won 2 in slow ground
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Purple, crimson cap
7 King's Secret   F: 0X668
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Not a total flop in Hong Kong. Improving footing should give boost

Remarks

Gear changes: Sound The Siren: Visor Blinkers off, Blinkers on King's Secret: Nasal Strip on
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Jamie Richards

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 3.80
Place1 2 $ 1.70
Place2 10 $ 1.70
Place3 7 $ 3.00
Quinella 2,10 $ 8.30
Trifecta 2:10:7 $ 139.00
First4 2:10:7:3 $ 708.70
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (2) Seirios(9) Prodigal Son (10) Falkirk Lass
R6 (4) Myrcella(6) Shadow Dancer
R7 (2) Divine Duke(4) Blackmagicwoman (6) Recollect
R8 (2) Gingee(8) Lady Day (9) Vainglory
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 7, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - A P GOLLAN REGISTERED VALUERS 1200 R72
Time: 3:29 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $11000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Canary, red striped sleeves, black band, canary cap
6 Shadow Dancer   F: 0318X
  B(4) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Raced in Gold Trail last spring. Finished well back but Stephen Marsh though she was worth a shot
Main Danger
Royal blue, white crossed sashes & arm band, royal blue cap with white pom pom
4 Myrcella   F: X4044
  B(6) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $4.90 $2.20
Won 3 in 2017, ordinary record in 2018. Was finishing off well last stat. One race here for a placing.
Next Best
Light blue,dark blue & cream striped sleeves, dark blue braces,light blue & cream qtd cap
3 Cameahotfriday   F: 66115
  B(1) W(58)
Normally likes it wetter than a slow7 but has run well in lot firmer.
Include in Multis
Cambridge blue, black fleur de lys, cambridge blue, black diamond band & diamond chequered cap
5 Endean Express   F: 3906X
  B(2) W(56)
Trainer won with roughie fresh-up last week. This one has good course stats.
Longer Odds
Black, emerald green and red chequered sashes and arm bands, black cap
2 Pacquiao   F: X888X
  B(3) W(59)
Trained on track and a win and two placings from 3 starts here

Remarks

Gear changes: Pacquiao: Blinkers on Shadow Dancer: Side Winkers on
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Johnson

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 4.90
Place1 4 $ 2.20
Place2 6 $ 1.50
Quinella 4,6 $ 4.40
Trifecta 4:6:2 $ 59.60
First4 4:6:2:7 $ 204.90
Double 2/4 $ 10.20
DBL conc 2/6 $ 2.90
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - LOWE SCHOLLUM JONES LTD 2000 R72
Time: 4:04 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $16000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Yellow, navy blue striped sleeves, quartered cap
2 Divine Duke   F: 44211
  B(3) W(59.5)
Won
Dividends : $2.70 $1.50
Was sent to the amateur riders races few starts ago out of frustration. Stable apprentice hopped on and there's been no looking back. $1.90 on fixed i, well, short enough
Main Danger
Purple & white stars (body & sleeves), purple cap with white stars
4 Blackmagicwoman   F: X3151
  B(4) W(58)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Just keeps running for the apprentice. What a combo
Next Best
White, royal blue band & cap with white pompom
6 Recollect   F: 88661
  B(6) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Finally some winning form again. Took her time - 14 months to be exact. Stable fired up for new season
Include in Multis
Black, white Maltese Cross & sleeves, scarlet arm bands & cap
1 Ali Baba   F: 34611
  B(8) W(60)
 ( J-  Shafiq Rusof )
Living up to earlier promise. 2kg climb on last start win, though
Longer Odds
Cardinal, royal blue & gold hooped sleeves, cardinal cap
5 Pythagoras   F: 10584
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Lupton, Mark )
If only he would jump with the rest

Remarks

Gear changes: Cool Cassie: Tongue Tie off
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Yanagida

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 2.70
Place1 2 $ 1.50
Place2 4 $ 2.00
Place3 6 $ 1.60
Quinella 2,4 $ 7.80
Trifecta 2:4:6 $ 38.40
First4 2:4:6:1 $ 103.70
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - MAJESTIC HORSE FLOATS MAIDEN 2000
Time: 4:39 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Bottle green & lime green chequers & striped sleeves, lime green cap
9 Vainglory   F: 538X5
  B(9) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $3.80 $1.50
Changed stables in June. Huge finishing burst fresh. Staying trip again.
Main Danger
Royal blue, gold braces, red arm bands & cap
2 Gingee   F: 3333
  B(6) W(58.5)
Was destined to be hurdler by now. Gone so well on flat, trainer has left him there.
Next Best
Orange, dark green seams, orange cap
8 Lady Day   F: 402
  B(4) W(56.5)
Quick improver with more ground to spend. An Ekraar, no use wasting time in sprints.
Include in Multis
Lime green, orange & pink diagonal stripes (body & sleeves) & lime green cap
1 Cassio   F: X0022
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Races well spaced this winter. Two seconds in very weak maidens.
Longer Odds
Gold, white crossed sashes, gold cap
5 Banks Road   F: 04957
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $3.90
Went the race of an 'improver' last time, finishing over others.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: GINGEE, Commenced to race ungenerously approaching the 1600 metres for a distance.
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Collett

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 3.80
Place1 9 $ 1.50
Place2 5 $ 3.90
Place3 4 $ 2.40
Place6 4,5,7/2,3,7/2,7,10/4,6/2,4,6/4 $ 41.30
Pick6 5/7/2/4/2/9 $ 822.90
Quinella 5,9 $ 26.10
Trifecta 9:5:4 $ 314.80
First4 9:5:4:8 $ 1816.10
Double 2/9 $ 8.40
DBL conc 2/5 $ 13.30
Treble 4/2/9 $ 74.60
Quaddie 2/4/2/9 $ 237.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%