M2 Matamata – 28th December 2019

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M2 Matamata – 28th December 2019

M2: Matamata - 28th Dec, 2019

Start time:12:12 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead4

Overview

Only the eight races but they're good betting affairs

Day's "Best"

R8 (1) London Banker

Best "Each Way"

R3 (1) Sham On Toast

Best "Roughie"

R5 (3) Cenghar
  • Race 1 - K R BELL ELECTRICAL MAIDEN 1600
    Time: 12:12 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    12 Sardonia   F: 7X573
      B(2) W(56.5)
    Looks close to breaking through after a last start placing. Drawn ideally in barrier two and it should pay nice odds.
    Main Danger
    14 Kabu   F: 32
      B(9) W(55)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.40 $1.70
    Two starts for two placings. Trending in the right direction and it only needs to navigate the wide draw to go close.
    Next Best
    5 Red Hussar   F: 30635
      B(3) W(57)
     ( J-  Michael McNab )
    Paying nice odds and it only needs a find a length to be competitive on a consistent basis. Chance from the draw.
    Include in Multis
    10 Endean Lass   F: 79X43
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.40
    Improving effort when third last time out. Paying nice odds and it shouldn't be overlooked.
    Longer Odds
    2 Stratius   F: 0X303
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Jason Waddell )
    Has two placings already this campaign. Chance.

    Remarks

    Nice odds on offer in the first
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    Sardonia has upside

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 14 $ 3.40
    Place1 14 $ 1.70
    Place2 10 $ 3.40
    Place3 4 $ 2.40
    Quinella 10:14 $ 20.60
    Trifecta 14:10:4 $ 206.00
    First4 14:10:4:12 $ 505.80

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 5, 10, 12, 14
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - CUNNINGHAM DECORATING SERVICES MAIDEN 1200
    Time: 12:47 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Yourpoint   F:
      B(7) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.30 $1.90
    Trial winner which looks to have a nice future. Opie rides for its debut run and that's a good sign. Top chance.
    Main Danger
    7 Vernazza   F:
      B(6) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Leith Innes )
     ( T-  Lance Noble )
    A well-bred type which has plenty to offer on debut. Has looked good at the trials and should show up come race day.
    Next Best
    5 Escudo   F: 6
      B(4) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Michael McNab )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.60
    Has race experience when sixth on debut. Appears to be a touch better than what it showed on that occasion. Stick with it.
    Include in Multis
      B(2) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
    Bred for speed and it showed that when winning a trial. Drawn an inside barrier and that helps.
    Longer Odds
      B(1) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
    Could show some pace off the inside draw.

    Remarks

    Many of these could breakthrough soon
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    Yourpoint could make a point

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 3.30
    Place1 2 $ 1.90
    Place2 5 $ 2.60
    Quinella 2:5 $ 9.30
    Trifecta 2:5:7 $ 38.40
    First4 2:5:7:10 $ 237.20
    Double 14+/2 $ 10.60
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 5, 6, 7, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - MATAMATA CLUB INC CENTENARY MAIDEN 1200
    Time: 1:22 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    1 Sham On Toast   F: X6622
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Jason Waddell )
     ( T-  Steven Reid )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    Deserves a win and it could come here. Back-to-back placings coming into this and it gets a good run from the draw.
    Main Danger
    10 Terracotta   F: 2
      B(4) W(55)
    Didn't lose any admirers with a nice debut effort. Gets in nicely on the weights and it should be tough to hold out.
    Next Best
    5 Limentis   F: 52
      B(1) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
     ( T-  K & B Kelso )
    Improved on a debut fifth. Good second placing last start and it has been heavily backed. Right in this off the inside draw.
    Include in Multis
      B(5) W(57)
     ( J-  Leith Innes )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    On debut and the breeding suggests that a good run is coming. Has won a trial in August and that's a good sign.
    Longer Odds
    8 On Demand   F:
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
    Won
    Dividends : $21.00 $6.80
    Gets some weight relief for its debut run. Chance.

    Remarks

    Looks a competitive maiden field
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    Sham On Toast is close

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 21.00
    Place1 8 $ 6.80
    Place2 1 $ 1.80
    Quinella 1:8 $ 43.10
    Trifecta 8:1:12 $ 855.00
    First4 8:1:12:3 $ 7056.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 5, 8, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - PARAMOUNT SCAFFOLDING 1400
    Time: 1:57 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    12 Amal Rose   F: 3X216
      B(7) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.70
    Has talent and is better than what it showed last time out. Nicely weighted at 55.5kg and a confident jockey rides. Each-way odds.
    Main Danger
    13 Lavaglo   F: 51
      B(4) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    Last start winner and that's always tough to ignore. Has been specked at nice odds and punters are again getting good value.
    Next Best
    5 Glenhope   F: 18X
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Showed them a clean pair of heels to win on debut. Didn't enjoy life last start but it could return in good order. Goes close.
    Include in Multis
    10 Pimlico   F: 1063
      B(6) W(57)
     ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
    Won
    Dividends : $7.10 $2.70
    Debut winner before taking on some handy opposition. This stable usually gets them perfect for race day so consider at the odds.
    Longer Odds
    7 Mighty Aslan   F: 9419X
      B(8) W(58)
    Placed
    Dividend : $5.30
    Stable needs a boost and this could give it that.

    Remarks

    Plenty of winning types here
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    Amal Rose is a smart type

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 7.10
    Place1 10 $ 2.70
    Place2 12 $ 1.70
    Place3 7 $ 5.30
    Quinella 10:12 $ 11.70
    Trifecta 10:12:7 $ 520.30
    First4 10:12:7:1 $ 2978.70
    Double 8/10 $ 121.20
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    5, 7, 10, 12, 13
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - ANCROFT STUD 1200
    Time: 2:32 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    6 Highlighter   F: 312
      B(5) W(56)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Going to get a nice run from the draw and be tough to beat. Hasn't done anything wrong to date and was a touch unlucky last start.
    Main Danger
    10 Levante   F: 1
      B(10) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
     ( T-  K & B Kelso )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.70 $1.50
    Impressive debut winner but the draw is against it. That's about the only negative, however. Should be able to push these.
    Next Best
    13 Roc Cha   F: 62393
      B(4) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.20
    Needs to win a race soon. Good run for third last start and form out of that race should stack up nicely. Gets its chance.
    Include in Multis
    8 Kylie Bax   F: 3X198
      B(7) W(56)
     ( J-  Michael McNab )
    Has shown good speed in the past. Better than what it has been showing its last couple. Consider here at odds.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    3 Cenghar   F: 138X
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Shaun McKay )
    Looked good winning on debut and could offer some value.

    Remarks

    Some handy types in this
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    Highlighter should go close

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 2.70
    Place1 10 $ 1.50
    Place2 13 $ 2.20
    Place3 14 $ 4.80
    Quinella 10:13 $ 13.80
    Trifecta 10:13:14 $ 226.30
    First4 10:13:14:9 $ 1332.90

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R5 (6) Highlighter(10) Levante
    R6 (3) Cyber Attack(5) Bevan Street (6) Sai Fah
    R7 (1) Voler Pour Moi(2) Whenharrymetsaddle (7) Peloton
    R8 (1) London Banker(2) Beached As Bro (7) Anjameme
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 6, 8, 10, 13
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - HOBBITON MOVIE SET 1200
    Time: 3:09 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    6 Sai Fah   F: 11232
      B(2) W(54.5)
    Won
    Dividends : $2.20 $1.20
    Talented type which is always around the mark. Nicely weighted for this and it could turn consistent form into winning form.
    Main Danger
    3 Cyber Attack   F: 98X90
      B(3) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Needs to start firing again for its own confidence. Has the class edge on this field and there is market confidence. Consider.
    Next Best
    5 Bevan Street   F: 1X755
      B(1) W(56)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Plenty of money has come for this runner. Knocking on the door this campaign and it should go close.
    Include in Multis
    9 Le Sablier   F: 1645X
      B(8) W(54)
     ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
    Past winner fresh up and that bodes well for a good run here. Should be right in the mix given the conditions.
    Longer Odds
    7 Rocket Fuel   F: 4X755
      B(5) W(54)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.30
    Not far off a winning run. Value odds.

    Remarks

    Talented field
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    Sai Fah is as consistent as they come

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 2.20
    Place1 6 $ 1.20
    Place2 7 $ 2.30
    Place3 4 $ 2.50
    Quinella 6:7 $ 8.90
    Trifecta 6:7:4 $ 73.00
    First4 6:7:4:3 $ 341.40
    Double 10+/6+ $ 5.20

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 5, 6, 7, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - FLETCHER SHEDS 2000
    Time: 3:45 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    7 Peloton   F: 82571
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.60 $1.40
    Scored an overdue win last start and it could kick on with it now. Punters are getting good odds so consider.
    Main Danger
    1 Voler Pour Moi   F: 6X404
      B(2) W(59)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
    Has run two fourths this campaign but should find this level of racing more to its liking. Drawn well and it gets a claimer in the saddle.
    Next Best
    2 Whenharrymetsaddle   F: 50430
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
    Always a chance on its day. Has run some nice races this season and a win won't be far away.
    Include in Multis
    8 Initiative   F: 0X175
      B(1) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
    Inside draw could help it switch on. Chance.
    Longer Odds
    3 Joe Cargo   F: 39364
      B(8) W(58)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Finds another leg on this course - 5 wins in career and 3 have come here and 4 over this distance.

    Remarks

    Wide-open affair with good odds
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    Spring Delight is a nice sort

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 7 $ 2.60
    Place1 7 $ 1.40
    Place2 5 $ 3.50
    Place3 4 $ 2.90
    Quinella 5:7 $ 17.60
    Trifecta 7:5:4 $ 194.50
    First4 7:5:4:9 $ 1195.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 7, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - FAIRVIEW MOTORS 2000
    Time: 4:25 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    1 London Banker   F: 9X514
      B(7) W(59)
     ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Has obvious talent and should be better for the run last time out. Big weight but is more than capable of handling it. Chance.
    Main Danger
    2 Beached As Bro   F: X0645
      B(11) W(58.5)
    Won
    Dividends : $4.60 $2.00
    Going through its gears this preparation but there is a big run coming. Just needs some cover from the draw to go close.
    Next Best
    7 Anjameme   F: 1X050
      B(8) W(56)
    Not showing its best form this season. However, there is confidence in the betting and that's a positive. Chance.
    Include in Multis
    8 Girl Of Steel   F: 31084
      B(3) W(56)
    Has been up for a while this season but it has the fitness in the legs. Won not too long ago and a similar run takes it close.
    Longer Odds
    9 Hattie Bee   F: 75776
      B(6) W(56)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.20
    Much better than its form indicates.

    Remarks

    An even field is presented in the last
    race-image
    London Banker could win the last

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 4.60
    Place1 2 $ 2.00
    Place2 9 $ 2.20
    Place3 1 $ 1.60
    Quinella 2:9 $ 12.40
    Trifecta 2:9:1 $ 99.60
    First4 2:9:1:3 $ 530.10
    Double 7+/2 $ 13.00
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 7, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%