M2 Matamata – 24th July 2019

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M2 Matamata – 24th July 2019

M2: Matamata - 24th Jul, 2019

Start time:12:30 pm
Weather:Cloudy
Track:Heavy10

Overview

Some competitive races on the card at Matamata

Day's "Best"

R3 (2) Imblaze

Best "Each Way"

R5 (3) Wisdom Patch

Best "Roughie"

R7 (11) Hurricane Maggie

Race 1 - NZB INSURANCE PROUD SPONSOR OF THE PEARL SERIES
Time: 12:30 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Because   F: 63332
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Looks set to win a race after posting four consecutive placings. Gets some weight off its back and it has been very well backed to win.
Main Danger
3 Castlepoint   F: 82
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $1.60
Showed nothing on debut but improved nicely to run second last time out. Gets the inside draw and that could be the place to be early on.
Next Best
5 Alfred George   F: 0X44
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
 ( T-  K & G Opie )
Last couple of starts this campaign have been solid. Looks set to break maiden grades pretty soon and it could come here at odds.
Include in Multis
6 Cassio   F: 80X84
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Improved nicely to run fourth last start and that improvement could continue. Drawn well so consider at double-figure odds.
Longer Odds
9 Rodolfo   F: 707X6
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Stable is going well so consider here at odds.

Remarks

Most of the money holding with the favourite
race-image
Because looks set for a win

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 4.20
Place1 3 $ 1.60
Place2 13 $ 5.70
Place3 7 $ 3.90
Quinella 3:13 $ 69.90
Trifecta 3:13:7 $ 1657.60
First4 3:13:7:1 $ 4641.40
Double 3/1 $ 19.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - FIBRE FRESH 1600
Time: 1:05 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Seductress   F: 0X21
  B(6) W(57)
 ( T-  Danica Guy )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Looked the goods when winning last time out and it could easily kick on with it. Looks more than likely to score again this season.
Main Danger
7 Just Treasure   F: 73212
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Last four runs have all been good, which included a win two starts back. Has been well backed to win which is another good sign.
Next Best
1 Deejay Mac   F: 22X83
  B(7) W(59.5)
Won
Dividends : $4.90 $1.70
Showed little fresh up but improved nicely to run third last start. Likely to continue its improvement here with the 3kg claimer riding.
Include in Multis
5 Belle Testa   F: 20X00
  B(10) W(57.5)
Last three starts have all been rather average but the ability is there. Drawn wide but it shouldn't be too far away.
Longer Odds
4 Zenntari   F: 85616
  B(2) W(58)
Scored well enough two back to add some value here.

Remarks

Many nice each-way types in this
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Seductress looks a good chance again

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.90
Place1 1 $ 1.70
Place2 8 $ 1.90
Place3 12 $ 3.80
Quinella 1:8 $ 11.40
Trifecta 1:8:12 $ 232.70
First4 1:8:12:2 $ 1419.90
Double 3/1 $ 19.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - COLIN WEST PANELBEATERS 1400
Time: 1:40 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
2 Imblaze   F: X3473
  B(7) W(58)
Finding it tough to win a race this time in but it has class on its side. Capable of carrying the weight and an in-form rider is ideal.
Main Danger
5 Codecracker   F: 34123
  B(5) W(56)
 ( T-  K & B Kelso )
Had the chance to win last start but only battled late. However, has been in solid form it should be tough to beat from the good barrier.
Next Best
1 Inca Warrior   F: 6X013
  B(3) W(61)
 ( T-  Steven Cole )
Nice effort to win two back and wasn't all that far away last time out. Gets a handy 2kg off the back to help with the big weight.
Include in Multis
4 Lala Land   F: 81573
  B(1) W(57)
 ( J-  Alysha Collett )
Won
Dividends : $12.50 $4.40
At better odds than expected so take the value on offer. Inside draw helps and it has good form in these conditions. Nice chance.
Longer Odds
7 Good Vibes   F: 0X616
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Placed
Dividend : $5.30
Not the most consistent form but it could add some value at odds.

Remarks

All but one runner quoted at single-figure odds
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Imblaze could bounce back to winning form

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 12.50
Place1 4 $ 4.40
Place2 7 $ 5.30
Quinella 4:7 $ 49.00
Trifecta 4:7:2 $ 537.80
First4 4:7:2:5 $ 1560.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 5, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - THE MEAT CO, ROBOW'S, TWO TONES 1200
Time: 2:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
13 Romantic Lady   F:
  B(5) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Alysha Collett )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Has looked good at the trials and it has breeding that should suit these conditions. Has attracted attention in the markets so consider a winning chance.
Main Danger
1 Birdie May   F: 9X3X
  B(13) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Resumed from a spell last start and ran well for third. That form should stack up nicely here and it only needs a drag into the race.
Next Best
11 Happiness Forever   F: 6X793
  B(7) W(54.5)
 ( T-  Linda Laing )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Much-improved run for third last time out. Likely to kick on with it now and it could offer punters with some nice value.
Include in Multis
  B(11) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Gets in well on the weights at 55.5kg and it has good upside given its trial form. Could be another nice debut runner.
Longer Odds
6 Pearl Bodine   F:
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
Could head forward and give them something to catch at odds.

Remarks

Many debutantes and nice types in this
race-image
Romantic Lady could make a winning debut

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 18.80
Place1 12 $ 5.30
Place2 11 $ 1.80
Place3 13 $ 1.80
Quinella 11:12 $ 33.80
Trifecta 12:11:13 $ 290.20
First4 12:11:13:5 $ 4031.90
Double 4/12 $ 195.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 6, 11, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - MATAMATA DIRECTIONAL DRILLING 1200
Time: 2:54 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
3 Wisdom Patch   F: 55X83
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Hit the line nicely to run third last start and getting some weight off its back helps. Has been well-backed to win.
Main Danger
4 Shadow Dancer   F: 68X44
  B(8) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Getting closer to a win and it has been threatening this campaign. Plenty of money coming for it so consider a win chance.
Next Best
7 Gorgeous Geisha   F: 6X1
  B(7) W(57)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Improved effort to score last start and it could go back-to-back. Comes from the in-form Tiley stable so respect here.
Include in Multis
2 Nice Shot   F: 8312X
  B(1) W(59)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Last three starts have been good and have included a win. Fresh up here is made easier by scoring the inside draw. Include.
Longer Odds
11 Goodnight Irene   F: 54X53
  B(11) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Right down in the weights and it has been running well this time in. Chance.

Remarks

Looks an each-way all day type of race
race-image
Wisdom Patch is a value chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 10.50
Place1 6 $ 2.80
Place2 3 $ 1.60
Place3 11 $ 2.60
Quinella 3:6 $ 18.00
Trifecta 6:3:11 $ 310.60
First4 6:3:11:5 $ 1421.90

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (2) Nice Shot(3) Wisdom Patch (4) Shadow Dancer (7) Gorgeous Geisha
R6 (1) Aroader(2) Pearl Davone (3) Midnite Invasion (4) Anjameme
R7 (1) Leaf(2) Plushenko
R8 (1) Gingee(6) Compulsive (7) Superleggera
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 7, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 3:29 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Pearl Davone   F: 23
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( T-  Cody Cole )
Two starts for two placings and although slightly disappointing last start, it could rebound and take this out. Inside draw helps.
Main Danger
3 Midnite Invasion   F: 72
  B(7) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Looks set to win a race shortly after posting a good placing last start. Has been the best-backed runner in the field so treat with caution.
Next Best
4 Anjameme   F: 34
  B(9) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Just behind the winners to date but expect quick improvement out of this stable. Likely to be right around the mark again.
Include in Multis
1 Aroader   F: 3X230
  B(4) W(57.5)
A little perplexing last time out but form prior was tough to discount. Might go slightly under the radar here so respect.
Longer Odds
8 Our Elliemay   F: 50
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Chance to add some value in this.

Remarks

All of the money at the top of the book
race-image
Pearl Davone looks a good chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 9.90
Place1 12 $ 3.30
Place2 4 $ 1.80
Place3 3 $ 1.80
Quinella 4:12 $ 26.20
Trifecta 12:4:3 $ 375.60
First4 12:4:3:5 $ 3367.60
Double 6/12 $ 101.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - PEARL SERIES ENTRIES CLOSE 31 JULY 1400
Time: 4:04 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Leaf   F: 7X433
  B(5) W(58.5)
Won
Dividends : $3.30 $1.40
Last couple of placings have been good and a maiden win should be coming shortly. Gets its best chance here.
Main Danger
2 Plushenko   F: X0472
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
 ( T-  G & T Shaw )
Placed
Dividend : $1.10
Turned around some fairly average form with a second placing last time out. Drops down in weight and it has been well supported.
Next Best
6 Patch Man   F: 8X007
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Stable is starting to heat up and it could be figuring in the finish. Gets a 2kg claimer in the saddle to help with the weight.
Include in Multis
4 Mike's Mistake   F: 7X650
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Only fair last start but form prior warrants attention. Paying each-way odds and that should attract some attention.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
11 Hurricane Maggie   F: 0X
  B(9) W(56.5)
Sent for a spell following its disappointing debut. Chance.

Remarks

A compact market in this
race-image
Leaf should go close

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 3.30
Place1 1 $ 1.40
Place2 6 $ 2.20
Place3 2 $ 1.10
Quinella 1:6 $ 11.40
Trifecta 1:6:2 $ 57.10
First4 1:6:2:12 $ 605.30
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 6, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - FAIRVIEW MOTORS 2000
Time: 4:34 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Superleggera   F:
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Not lacking in trial runs and that could pay off here. Has breeding for the wet and a good draw to jump from.
Main Danger
6 Compulsive   F: 05
  B(9) W(58.5)
Has been specked at each-way odds following its solid effort for fifth last start. Nice chance in this.
Next Best
1 Gingee   F: 5X8F3
  B(1) W(58.5)
Fell two back but it was good to see it rebounding for third last start. Gets the inside draw and that should help.
Include in Multis
2 Dr Velocious   F: 98434
  B(12) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Alysha Collett )
Won
Dividends : $8.30 $2.80
Finding a touch hard to get across the line first but it has ability on its day. Just needs some luck in running.
Longer Odds
9 Castello Royale   F: 07
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
 ( T-  J & B Vance )
Expected continued improvement.

Remarks

Looks an interesting race to close the card
race-image
The name suggests Superleggera has speed

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 8.30
Place1 2 $ 2.80
Place2 7 $ 2.50
Place3 8 $ 3.00
Quinella 2:7 $ 21.70
Trifecta 2:7:8 $ 584.40
First4 2:7:8:4 $ 4914.40
Double 1/2 $ 17.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 6, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%