M2: MATAMATA – 29 AUGUST 2018

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M2: MATAMATA – 29 AUGUST 2018

M02: Matamata Races - 29th Aug, 2018

Start time:12:34 pm
Weather:SHOWERY
Track:HEAVY11

Overview

Long shot punters will be out to play at this meet. Race seven is a nightmare to assess. Sam Weatherley back from Sydney for a ride. Jake Bayliss back from Aussie and teaming up with the Moroney stable again.

Day's "Best"

R5 (3) Lupelani

Best "Each Way"

R1 (3) Hunua Hank

Best "Roughie"

R6 (11) Bella Blue

Race 1 - RBC RACING 1600 MDN
Time: 12:34 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Dark blue, gold striped sleeves & cap
3 Hunua Hank   F: 8X424
  B(8) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Had economical run TeRapa but couldn't go on with it in looser ground. Kick-back calamity to blame?
Main Danger
Jade green & light blue hoops, hooped cap
2 Go Go Goal   F: 570X2
  B(5) W(58.5)
Had vet problem when with Cruz brothers. Baker has got him fit again. Won't shave the bar for much longer
Next Best
Jade, purple star, purple with jade stars sleeves, purple & jade striped cap
9 Roschana   F: 2
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $8.20 $2.20
All the way from Stratford for a $10,000 maiden. Got me beat. Second in very tired looking maiden. Danielle Johnson adds some flavour
Include in Multis
Light blue, black sleeves, red cap
11 Crossed My Mind   F: 4X64
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Bayliss' first ride back for Ballymore. Two positive runs this prep.
Longer Odds
Pink, black chevrons, striped sleeves & pink cap
5 Azabeat   F: 657
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Out of fine staying mare. Heading in that direction. Sharper late last start

Remarks

Gear changes: Roschana: Hoof Pads (Hind) on Crossed My Mind: Tongue Tie on Vainglory: Blinkers off
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Kate Cowan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 8.20
Place1 9 $ 2.20
Place2 3 $ 1.80
Place3 15 $ 8.30
Quinella 3,9 $ 18.50
Trifecta 9:3:15 $ 1182.20
First4 9:3:15:1 $ 3066.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 5, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - WAHAROA INDUSTRIAL PARK 1200 MDN
Time: 1:09 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Oxford blue, lime green chevron hoops, lime green sleeves & quartered cap
4 Carreleur   F: 532
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Bridget Grylls )
 ( T-  Lupton, Mark )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Had break from worst of tracks. Trainer says she's worth looking after. More experience aboard today for resuming run.
Main Danger
Pink, black chevrons, striped sleeves & pink cap
12 Imelda Mary   F: 2290X
  B(8) W(54)
Bar set too high as 2yo. I say let's get the maiden win out of the way first.
Next Best
Orange, black diamonds on sleeves & quartered cap
3 Katie Perrie   F: 2224X
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Could be pushing it on a slow 8 but the most promising galloper in this. Should have won last prep.
Include in Multis
Lime green, dark green sash, cuffs, collar & cap
11 Kandari   F:
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
A Keeper who has had two trials, winning and placing second.
Longer Odds
Black, gold Maltese Cross (b&f), emerald green sleeves & cap
14 Whoshe's Girl   F:
  B(2) W(54)
Trainer doubles his team. The mum won a Wanganui Guineas. You best include.

Remarks

Gear changes: Katie Perrie: Ear Covers Pre-Race off, Side Winkers off, Ear Covers on
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Mark Lupton

Results

Race Dividends
Win 15 $ 48.60
Place1 15 $ 9.50
Place2 4 $ 1.60
Place3 1 $ 3.00
Quinella 4,15 $ 82.50
Trifecta 15:4:1 $ 3643.50
Double 9/15 $ 459.20
DBL conc 9/4 $ 7.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 11, 12, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - ADM FEEDS LTD 1200 RATING 65
Time: 1:44 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Scarlet & gold chequers, striped sleeves & gold cap
5 Majic Ruler   F: 438X5
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Probably needs more drying but she's definitely no heavy tracker. Rocked on heels at start fresh
Main Danger
Turquoise, light green sash, gold armbands & cap
1 Ifnot Wainot   F: 2X221
  B(7) W(59)
Won maiden here with plenty to spare. That was several weeks ago. Races have been well spaced.
Next Best
Black, pink stars & sleeves, black armbands, pink cap
3 Icing On The Cake   F: 81528
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Cake has turned to crumbs. Senior gets call-up
Include in Multis
Navy blue, white band with navy blue & red stylised logo (b&f), white armbands & cap
6 Zappeur   F: 1570X
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Shafiq Rusof )
Needs better conversion rate. 0ne win, three placings. Placed both fresh-up starts
Longer Odds
Red, white band & arm bands, light blue sleeves & cap
4 Good Vibes   F: 88947
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( T-  P, & J Brosnan )
Good course record. Featherweight with stable claimer on

Remarks

Stipe Comment: LIQUID INSPIRATION - Steadied when becoming awkwardly placed near heels rounding the first turn near the 1200m, unbalanced when bumped 1000m then raced keenly for a distance, lay in under pressure in the final straight.
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Calder

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 6.50
Place1 7 $ 2.10
Place2 2 $ 2.40
Place3 3 $ 2.40
Quinella 2,7 $ 29.50
Trifecta 7:2:3 $ 341.80
First4 7:2:3:1 $ 2006.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - WAHAROA TRANSPORT CO (1995) LTD 1400 MDN
Time: 2:19 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Black, white arm bands & cap
8 Just Treasure   F: 63
  B(6) W(56.5)
Sam Weatherley back for one ride, repaying one of his most loyal trainers. 1400m looks ideal now
Main Danger
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
1 Sure He Can   F: 24X38
  B(12) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Local trainer has emptied his barn for today's meet. Rates this Iffraj his top chance
Next Best
Light blue, black sleeves, red cap
7 Ivette   F: 9X2
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Won
Dividends : $6.10 $1.90
Both runs here. Hopeless firm ground back in Jan, huge improvement in wet ground July.
Include in Multis
Black, emerald green and red chequered sashes and arm bands, black cap
6 Don't Lie To Me   F: 2333X
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
6 placings. The moment of truth. Winning celebration this prep or never
Longer Odds
Tangerine, white stars (b&f), striped sleeves & tangerine cap
10 Langbein   F: 0X046
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Loomed large here two back and last start but ran out of time. On edge of victory

Remarks

Gear changes: Just Treasure: Shadow Roll off, Visor Blinkers on Miss Posh: Side Winkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 6.10
Place1 7 $ 1.90
Place2 5 $ 11.50
Place3 1 $ 1.70
Quinella 5,7 $ 110.50
Trifecta 7:5:1 $ 1669.50
First4 7:5:1:6 $ 5487.90
Double 7/7 $ 23.70
DBL conc 7/5 $ 86.00
Treble 15/7/7 $ 3272.60
Quaddie 9/15/7/7 $ 10118.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 6, 7, 8, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - THE ROBERT BRUCE CLOTHIER MEMORIAL RATING 72
Time: 2:54 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $11000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Dark blue, gold striped sleeves & cap
3 Lupelani   F: 11132
  B(7) W(58)
A horse in form. Forecast of thunderstorms will be warmly greeted by the Tiley team
Main Danger
White, stylised logo on royal blue & emerald green background, striped sleeves & quartered cap
2 Gold Spice   F: 5129X
  B(3) W(59)
Japanese claimer riding for the boss. 2nd to Contessa Vanessa earlier in the year.
Next Best
Yellow, red hearts (b&f), striped sleeves & yellow cap
1 Bransome   F: 54013
  B(1) W(59.5)
Rising 10 now but starting to run every race like it could be his last. 4 claimer pressed into action.
Include in Multis
Navy Blue, gold stars, red sleeves, navy blue armbands & cap
9 Tin Soldier   F: 49148
  B(4) W(55)
Missed start by plenty last time. Tagged on at end.
Longer Odds
Black, pink stars & sleeves, black armbands, pink cap
7 Just For Kicks   F: 51840
  B(2) W(57)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Won
Dividends : $12.50 $3.70
Forget last run - went well previous and on that, a chance here

Remarks

Gear changes: Sunburst: Blinkers off
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Tiley

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 12.50
Place1 7 $ 3.70
Place2 6 $ 5.70
Quinella 6,7 $ 59.40
Trifecta 7:6:3 $ 398.00
First4 7:6:3:4 $ 4459.70

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (2) Gold Spice(3) Lupelani (9) Tin Soldier
R6 (1) Tweedledee(5) Cancellara (6) Boundary
R7 (4) Ali Baba(6) Suggestive Heights (10) Horsey Horse Horse (13) Moose
R8 (2) Gingee(9) Sienna Grace (13) The Final Fling (14) Wilbermere
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

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 6 - OSP STOCKFEEDS 1600 RATING 65
Time: 3:29 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, white stars, red sleeves, emerald green armbands & cap
6 Boundary   F: 10220
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $5.00 $1.80
Back to a R65 after failing to cope R72. Easy maiden winner last time raced here
Main Danger
Turquoise, black hooped sleeves, black band, quartered cap
1 Tweedledee   F: 57416
  B(8) W(59)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Two wins from 3 starts home course. Over-raced last start. Needs quiet run on pace.
Next Best
Emerald green, gold crossed sashes, emerald green sleeves with grey armbands & cap
5 Cancellara   F: 52396
  B(6) W(57)
Loomed large home turn last start but died on run. Fitter
Include in Multis
Pink, emerald green stars, pink cap
3 Leica Warrior   F: 53264
  B(5) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
One win from 19 but plenty of if onlys. Just a horse, says trainer.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Yellow, black & white chequered sashes, yellow sleeves & cap
11 Bella Blue   F: 33450
  B(9) W(54.5)
Improved wide last start and threw towel in. Raced well all three starts here but only picked up one cheque.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: VELVETEEN - Began awkwardly, rider advised failed to see out distance in testing track conditions adding may have been better suited to being ridden more quietly with cover early
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Spratt

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 5.00
Place1 6 $ 1.80
Place2 3 $ 2.40
Place3 1 $ 1.80
Quinella 3,6 $ 19.00
Trifecta 6:3:1 $ 110.30
First4 6:3:1:11 $ 594.50
Double 7/6 $ 68.50
DBL conc 7/3 $ 48.90
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - TRANSPORT MECHANICAL WAHAROA LTD 2000 RATING 72
Time: 4:04 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $11000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Tangerine, lime green spots (b&f) & sleeves, tangerine armbands, lime green cap with tangerine spots
6 Suggestive Heights   F: 66236
  B(3) W(56.5)
Only one run at Riccarton carnival where came home solidly for 6th. More distance today.
Main Danger
Black, white Maltese Cross & sleeves, scarlet arm bands & cap
4 Ali Baba   F: 93461
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Won
Dividends : $2.30 $1.50
Class horse of race though that's a bit of a stretch.. Largely disappointing really. Proved what he can do last start for one of 3 win here
Next Best
Cream, dark blue stylized logo (b&f), hooped sleeves & dark blue cap
13 Moose   F: 03703
  B(10) W(54)
 ( T-  K, & G Opie )
Rain on the day horse. Weather forecast in his favour.
Include in Multis
Dark blue & yellow stripes, red sleeves & cap
10 Horsey Horse Horse   F: 94031
  B(11) W(54)
 ( J-  Rogan Norvall )
Well rested after winning maiden here. Sterner examination of ability today
Longer Odds
Grey, black Maltese Cross, gold armbands, black & gold quartered cap
12 Raaj   F: 78236
  B(13) W(54)
 ( J-  Bridget Grylls )
Jumping only fair this winter. Holds nomination for Saturday too

Remarks

Gear changes: Prize Lad: Nasal Strip on Crikey Cron: Lugging Bit off, Standard Bit on
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Satherley

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 2.30
Place1 4 $ 1.50
Place2 9 $ 3.90
Place3 11 $ 6.70
Quinella 4,9 $ 19.50
Trifecta 4:9:11 $ 419.60
First4 4:9:11:13 $ 3441.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 6, 10, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - GCM FEEDS 2000 MDN
Time: 4:38 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, white crossed sashes & arm band, royal blue cap with white pom pom
14 Wilbermere   F: 867
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  M, & K Murdoch )
Won
Dividends : $3.90 $1.60
All 3 races good despite longshot prices. Apprentices been aboard every run. Getting really serious with Innes booking
Main Danger
Royal blue & yellow halves, yellow & black halved sleeves, black cap
9 Sienna Grace   F: 43544
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Ropiha, Ben )
Has shown promise in previous races and right in this on that form
Next Best
Royal blue, gold braces, red arm bands & cap
2 Gingee   F: 333
  B(7) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Three placings from three starts on flat not bad for horse who was being aimed at hurdling
Include in Multis
Purple, emerald green diamonds, hooped sleeves & quartered cap
13 The Final Fling   F: X6899
  B(3) W(56.5)
Baker maiden. Threatening to break free of mediocrity
Longer Odds
Orange, dark green seams, orange cap
10 Lady Day   F: 40
  B(12) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $3.50
Third run today - showed a huge amount of promise on debut 4th and could be the surprise package

Remarks

Gear changes: Lady Day: Blinkers on The Final Fling: Blinkers on
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Innes

Results

Race Dividends
Win 14 $ 3.90
Place1 14 $ 1.60
Place2 10 $ 3.50
Place3 2 $ 2.10
Place6 2,3,7/1,5,7/6,7/1,3,6/4,9,11/2 $ 2599.80
Pick6 7/7/7/6/4/14 $ 25000.00
Quinella 10,14 $ 32.20
Trifecta 14:10:2 $ 265.90
First4 14:10:2:13 $ 1802.00
Double 4/14 $ 9.20
DBL conc 4/10 $ 18.10
Treble 6/4/14 $ 64.40
Quaddie 7/6/4/14 $ 1924.80
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 9, 10, 13, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%