M2: MATAMATA – 26 SEPT 2018

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M2: MATAMATA – 26 SEPT 2018

M02: Matamata Races - 26th Sep, 2018

Start time:12:32 pm
Weather:CLOUDY
Track:SLOW7

Overview

Maidens, some very well bred ones, enliven the action here today. The Gibbs team rarely leaves home base but are doing so today

Day's "Best"

R8 (14) Harbourside

Best "Each Way"

R3 (4) The Magnate

Best "Roughie"

R5 (5) Armaguard

Race 1 - SAM WEATHERLEY CHAMPION APPRENTICE MAIDEN 1600
Time: 12:32 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Pink, black & white striped sleeves, quartered cap with pink pompom
2 Go For Dough   F: 6X236
  B(7) W(58.5)
Narrowly denied a few times. Regular jock sticking with Andrew Campbell team. Bit of a punt. His stable is struggling.
Main Danger
Orange, black diamonds on sleeves & quartered cap
7 Katie Perrie   F: 224X9
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Reese Jones )
Won
Dividends : $6.90 $2.30
Back to a mile after coming up well short 1200m last start.Who doesn't like Katie Perry?
Next Best
Light green, navy blue sleeves & pink cap
13 Beastmode   F: X7X00
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Better than shown so far. Has been victim of stable virus. Blinkers on
Include in Multis
Cerise, grey sleeves, gold armbands & cap
10 Flying Fantasia   F: 6
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jordan Nason )
Jock was impressed by the trial. Even more so by race debut when unwound super from long way back. Up 200m today.
Longer Odds
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
3 Sure He Can   F: X3839
  B(3) W(58.5)
Wasn't well well ridden in past 2. Local who has been underperforming.

Remarks

Gear changes: Go For Dough: Approved Plates off, Side Winkers off, Hoof Pads on, Blinkers on Katie Perrie: Ear Covers off, Ear Covers Pre-Race on, Barrier Blanket on Beastmode (AUS): Blinkers on
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Todd Mitchell

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 6.90
Place1 7 $ 2.30
Place2 16 $ 4.90
Place3 14 $ 6.70
Quinella 7,16 $ 84.70
Trifecta 7:16:14 $ 2193.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 7, 10, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - SAM COLLETT CHAMPION JOCKEY MAIDEN 1400 3YO
Time: 1:07 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Gold, navy blue cap
4 Vernanme   F:
  B(1) W(57.5)
Well related. Beat one trials who was subsequently red hot raceday. 2000 Guineas nominated.
Main Danger
Emerald green, royal blue diamonds (b&f) & white cap
10 Flaunt It Girl   F: 457X8
  B(11) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
4th in group race last summer. Unlucky either side of spell
Next Best
Black, light blue hooped sleeves, light blue cap
1 Capellani   F: 7X582
  B(8) W(57.5)
Unlucky not to win last start when absolutely flying at the finish
Include in Multis
Navy blue, white band with navy blue & red stylised logo (b&f), white armbands & cap
16 Prince Albert   F:
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Stephen Marsh runner on debut - hasn't shown anything at trials but Fixed Price odds suggests confidence
Longer Odds
Black, emerald green and red chequered sashes and arm bands, black cap
2 Dispatched   F: 0X4
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Started new prep with sound 4th here. Suited by rise in distance.

Remarks

Gear changes: Flaunt It Girl (AUS): Side Winkers off
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Marsh

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 25.80
Place1 9 $ 5.60
Place2 11 $ 6.10
Place3 10 $ 2.00
Quinella 9,11 $ 203.60
Trifecta 9:11:10 $ 3016.80
First4 9:11:10:4 $ 15031.30
Double 7/9 $ 95.20
DBL conc 7/11 $ 15.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 10, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - FASTTRACK INSURANCE-CHARLES ROAD MAIDEN 1400
Time: 1:42 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
White, red diamonds & sleeves, white cap
4 The Magnate   F: 848X
  B(1) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Very green last prep. Was hot fav in one but over-raced
Main Danger
Black, emerald green and red chequered sashes and arm bands, black cap
6 Don't Lie To Me   F: 33X42
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
15 starts jampacked with hard luck stories. Does she know how to win?
Next Best
Aqua, royal blue & white hooped sleeves, aqua & royal blue hooped cap
12 Rippa Eagle   F: 5X6
  B(7) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
2nd to raceday winners trials beforehand. Too meek raceday. Blinkers on
Include in Multis
White,pink braces,royal blue arm bands and cap
1 Gazzara   F: 2
  B(12) W(58.5)
Won
Dividends : $8.70 $2.50
Poorly drawn on back of game debut run. To be fair it was a very tame field
Longer Odds
White, red spot, emerald green sleeves, red cap
14 Arctic Lady   F: 7
  B(8) W(54)
Plenty to like about debut. Tight on all markets.

Remarks

Gear changes: Mangaroa Diva: Lugging Bit off, Tongue Control Bit on Rippa Eagle: Blinkers on
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James

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 8.70
Place1 1 $ 2.50
Place2 12 $ 1.60
Place3 4 $ 2.10
Quinella 1,12 $ 15.80
Trifecta 1:12:4 $ 183.90
First4 1:12:4:13 $ 2407.20
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 6, 12, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - RICHARDSON RACING-VOLPE VELOCE MAIDEN 1200
Time: 2:17 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Light green & dark green diamonds, dark blue sleeves & cap
1 Master Painton   F: 0822X
  B(6) W(58.5)
Left Te Akau with Stephen Autridge. Bogged down by bad luck last prep. String of gear changes.
Main Danger
Black & white hoops (body & sleeves), black & white quartered cap with white pom pom
10 Dawn Patrol   F:
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Won
Dividends : $2.30 $1.30
Gets Frank Ritchie back to the races. Too powerful last 200m latest trial
Next Best
Pink, black chevrons, striped sleeves & pink cap
13 Uncle Terry   F:
  B(8) W(56)
Trials were good as was the mother. Riddentrials by apprentices but trainer decided to run with senior debut
Include in Multis
Light blue, black sleeves, red cap
9 Arrogant   F: 5
  B(12) W(56)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Strong at the finish only start.Looks to improve but looking for more ground,
Longer Odds
Black, red spots,armbands & cap
7 Orua Belle   F: 2X65X
  B(11) W(56.5)
Variety of race tactics yet to pay off.. Almost beat Contessa Vanessa on debut

Remarks

Gear changes: Master Painton: Lugging Bit off, Tongue Tie off, Standard Bit on, Nose Band on
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Newnan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 2.30
Place1 10 $ 1.30
Place2 9 $ 2.10
Place3 17 $ 8.60
Quinella 9,10 $ 6.70
Trifecta 10:9:17 $ 223.30
First4 10:9:17:18 $ 3019.30
Double 1/10 $ 29.60
DBL conc 1/9 $ 17.40
Treble 9/1/10 $ 813.60
Quaddie 7/9/1/10 $ 3186.40

Betting Suggestions


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 5 - FORTUNA-MELODY BELLE 1200 RATING 65
Time: 2:52 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Emerald green, red & white chequered epaulettes, emerald cap with red & white chequered strips
8 Nuclear Fusion   F: 635X5
  B(8) W(57)
Seen firing up late fresh-up. Has appealing wet track form.
Main Danger
White, royal blue & apple green chequered sash & arm bands, royal blue cap
4 Ripley   F: 310X
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
 ( T-  E, & D Browne )
Course and distance winner here May.A Rip Van Winkle I think he will cop the ground.
Next Best
White, red spot, emerald green sleeves, red cap
9 Belle Fascino   F: 0628X
  B(7) W(56.5)
Only win on top of the ground but is out of Keeper mare. and has sprinkle of wet form
Include in Multis
Scarlet, yellow star, yellow sleeves with scarlet stars, scarlet cap with yellow stars
11 Nuttee   F: 38428
  B(10) W(56)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $4.20
Rain a shot in the arm. Only win come here
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Turquoise, black & gold striped sleeves, black cap
5 Armaguard   F: 07585
  B(9) W(58)
Been up while. Rain and claimer a help

Remarks

Gear changes: It's Ben Again: Side Winkers off, Blinkers on Pacific Coast (AUS): Blinkers on Ripley (AUS): Tongue Tie off, Nasal Strip on Armaguard: Blinkers on Belle Fascino: Side Winkers off
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Elliot

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 12.70
Place1 10 $ 3.40
Place2 11 $ 4.20
Place3 12 $ 5.80
Quinella 10,11 $ 47.60
Trifecta 10:11:12 $ 2067.60
First4 10:11:12:3 $ 5446.50

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (4) Ripley(5) Armaguard (8) Nuclear Fusion
R6 (6) Animator(7) Kyrie Eleison
R7 (4) Repo Sun(5) Bluetwentytwo (7) Seirios
R8 (5) Swiss Stinger(9) Scarfi (10) Palamedes (14) Harbourside
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 5, 8, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - WEXFORD STABLES CHAMPION STAYER 2000 RATING 82
Time: 3:29 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $11000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Dark green, light green spots (body & sleeves), dark green cap with light green spots
7 Kyrie Eleison   F: 12342
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $2.40 $1.50
Up and comer who has to be ridden handier to pace. Depleted field adds to favouritism
Main Danger
Sky blue, silver grey sash, sky blue sleeves, red arm band & cap
6 Animator   F: 91X08
  B(1) W(54)
Luckless last two. Yet to prove staying prowess but been running 1400m and mile out strongly
Next Best
Maroon, lime green braces & sleeves, quartered cap
1 Athena Baby   F: 65512
  B(7) W(60)
60kgs a potential gutbuster but can't dodge the hefty impost. Won more than $400,000. Won recently with rain on day
Include in Multis
Gold, light green diamonds, sleeves & cap
5 Wooden Edge   F: 83928
  B(6) W(55)
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Not won for while but rising damp shortens his odds.
Longer Odds
Emerald green, gold double V (b&f), black & gold striped sleeves, emerald green & gold striped cap
9 Aigne   F: 413X0
  B(4) W(54)
Still very fresh but stable had a terrific few months

Remarks

Stipe Comment: ANIMATOR - Began awkwardly. Lay inwards home straight with rider unable to fully ride his mount out
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Gibbs

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 2.40
Place1 7 $ 1.50
Place2 5 $ 3.10
Quinella 5,7 $ 6.00
Trifecta 7:5:1 $ 35.70
First4 7:5:1:4 $ 181.80
Double 10/7 $ 26.70
DBL conc 10/5 $ 20.70
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 6, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - CELEBRATING AVANTAGE-TE AKAU'S 6TH CHAMPION 2YO RATING 72
Time: 4:04 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $11000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
7 Seirios   F: X21X1
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Nik Bakar (a4) )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Last bound win here last start. No reason why can't go back to back
Main Danger
Brown & cream, brown stylised logo, striped sleeves, cream cap
5 Bluetwentytwo   F: 64744
  B(8) W(58)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $9.80 $2.00
Must be respected home course. Wetter the better
Next Best
Black, gold epaulettes, striped sleeves, black cap with gold seams
4 Repo Sun   F: 0X172
  B(6) W(58.5)
Went up to win last start but couldn't sustain momentum. Starting to show form of old
Include in Multis
Apple green, dark blue sash, dark blue & yellow striped sleeves & cap
1 Gundown   F: 6822X
  B(2) W(61)
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Was doubtful starter because of state of track but Baker taking a punt
Longer Odds
Ivory, black stylised Logo (b&f), forrest green sleeves, tartan arm band & cap
10 He's No Saint   F: 917X4
  B(5) W(55)
and he's no miler either. Lost without 2000 or more. Place chance for me

Remarks

“We’re happy with him, he has trialled up well and once he gets over ground I think he will be a chance,” Baker on GUNDOWN
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 9.80
Place1 5 $ 2.00
Place2 1 $ 1.70
Place3 7 $ 1.30
Quinella 1,5 $ 11.50
Trifecta 5:1:7 $ 74.80
First4 5:1:7:4 $ 226.70
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 7, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - WAIKATO STUD-SIX TIME BREEDER OF THE YEAR MAIDEN
Time: 4:39 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Black & white stripes, white sleeves, emerald green arm bands & cap
14 Harbourside   F: 92X4
  B(12) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Faced one-win horses Tarzino day. Not much room home turn, hit line hard when in clear. Another 2000m Guineas nominee
Main Danger
White, tangerine St Andrews Cross (b&f), tangerine sleeves with two bands & tangerine cap
9 Scarfi   F: X2228
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $4.00 $1.70
6 career starts, 4 away from home. Trials placed here going into this.
Next Best
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
10 Palamedes   F: 40452
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Superbly bred Pierro. In money scramble again but, alas, meets another formidable foe
Include in Multis
Black, white crossed sashes & sleeves, quartered cap
5 Swiss Stinger   F: 5
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Trainer's daughter committed to Vela runner so she's gone elsewhere. Regrets, I've a had a few. Went alright on debut
Longer Odds
Yellow, Cameron of Erracht tartan band, yellow cap
1 Acre   F: 20383
  B(14) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Three starts for three placings here. 30th winless start today Will try hard but expect him to remain winless.

Remarks

Gear changes: Acre: Visor Blinkers on Clarios: Blinkers off, Side Winkers on Swiss Stinger: Approved Plates (Hind) off, Bar Plates (Front) off, Approved Plates on/ SLOW TO BEGIN LAST START: SWISS STINGER
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Pike

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 4.00
Place1 9 $ 1.70
Place2 14 $ 1.50
Place3 2 $ 5.10
Place6 1,4,12/9,10,17/10,11,12/5,7/1, $ 206.80
Pick6 1/10/10/7/5/9 $ 25000.00
Quinella 9,14 $ 5.70
Trifecta 9:14:2 $ 152.90
First4 9:14:2:1 $ 619.10
Double 5/9 $ 35.20
DBL conc 5/14 $ 10.40
Treble 7/5/9 $ 180.60
Quaddie 10/7/5/9 $ 2336.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 9, 10, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%