M2 Matamata – 8th May 2019

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M2 Matamata – 8th May 2019

M2: Matamata - 8th May, 2019

Start time:11:14 am
Weather:Cloudy
Track:Dead6

Overview

Big fields on display at Matamata and it should be a great day of racing

Day's "Best"

R2 (3) Pineapple Lump

Best "Each Way"

R7 (12) Jewel Of Patch

Best "Roughie"

R10 (6) Vittachi

Race 1 - A P GOLLAN REGISTERED VALUERS MAIDEN 1600
Time: 11:14 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Western Girl   F: 33324
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Loomed to win last start but just isn't finishing it off. Gets its best chance to impress here and notch that elusive maiden win.
Main Danger
3 Jet Set   F: 73527
  B(5) W(58.5)
Wasn't given the best of rides last time out. Form prior was solid and that should be good enough to go close in this.
Next Best
4 Fast And Single   F: 383
  B(13) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
 ( T-  Roger Lang )
Drawn wide but its form to date has been good. Two placings from three starts and it was making ground late last start. Chance.
Include in Multis
11 If At First   F: 536
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Has shown enough ability to be considered here. Chance.
Longer Odds
10 One Way Street   F: 47453
  B(10) W(56.5)
Better effort last start and it should be in the mix.

Remarks

Wide open maiden field
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Western Girl looks a chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 14 $ 29.70
Place1 14 $ 5.80
Place2 20 $ 8.10
Place3 11 $ 2.40
Quinella 14:20 $ 232.80
Trifecta 14:20:11 $ 6532.60
First4 - $ 0.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 8, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - LUMINATEONE MAIDEN 1600
Time: 11:44 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
3 Pineapple Lump   F: 433
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Had good support last start and ran well enough for third. Looms as a major winning chance here in what isn't the best maiden field of all time.
Main Danger
2 Jimmy James   F: 42
  B(3) W(58.5)
Nice type in the making after running second on this track last time out. Gets the gun run from the draw and there's value on offer.
Next Best
4 Because   F: 55463
  B(14) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Placed
Dividend : $3.20
Experienced type which ran well for third last time out. Gets a much-needed 2kg claim which will help.
Include in Multis
5 Prestigious Lad   F: 634
  B(13) W(58.5)
Hasn't been too far away from them this campaign and it just needs to find some cover from out wide. Might try cross and lead.
Longer Odds
10 Soda   F: 38322
  B(15) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Back-to-back second placings and it could add some pop to multiples.

Remarks

Most of the money at the top of the book
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Stick with Pineapple Lump

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 12.80
Place1 11 $ 3.90
Place2 10 $ 2.10
Place3 4 $ 3.20
Quinella 10:11 $ 42.00
Trifecta 11:10:4 $ 694.80
First4 11:10:4:5 $ 5438.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 5, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - PGG WRIGHTSON LTD 1200
Time: 12:14 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Pinultimate   F: 11X5
  B(2) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $1.60 $1.40
Back-to-back wins to open its account before running only fairly at Te Rapa. Easier here and there has been good money for it.
Main Danger
5 Donna Imelda   F: 39X1
  B(3) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
 ( T-  K & B Kelso )
Turned around some fair form in its first campaign to score last start. Could be the start of things to come so consider.
Next Best
1 Willpower   F: 84X41
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Can't be leaving out a last-start winner from the Te Akau stable. Gets the inside running from the draw and it could add some value.
Include in Multis
6 Kainui Rose   F: 2319
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Mixing form and that was a disappointing run last time out. Better than that so include in what should be a close contest.
Longer Odds
2 Lock It In   F: 188X6
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Gets a claim and it's worth including at the odds. Upset chance.

Remarks

Small field but it should generate a lot of interest
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Pinultimate has winning claims

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 1.60
Place1 4 $ 1.40
Place2 1 $ 3.00
Quinella 1:4 $ 5.40
Trifecta 4:1:5 $ 18.50
First4 4:1:5:6 $ 29.10
Treble 14/11/4+ $ 643.60
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 4 - J P WILLS BLOODSTOCK MAIDEN 1200
Time: 12:49 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
  B(6) W(55.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Scored a good trial win coming into this and there has been nice betting support. Punters should pay attention to any further betting moves.
Main Danger
7 Avadane   F: 4
  B(3) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Lance Noble )
Won
Dividends : $4.30 $1.40
Not too far behind the winner on debut. Better for that run and it gets a good run from the barrier and should sit handy to the pace.
Next Best
13 Lilikoi   F: 6
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Had good support on debut where it was a touch average. Comes into this with the experience under its belt. Wouldn't leave it out.
Include in Multis
1 Divine Dive   F: 3
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Nothing wrong with its third placing on debut. Gets a chance off the inside barrier and it should be right in the thick of it.
Longer Odds
3 Long Jack   F:
  B(4) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $4.00
Has a trials placing and some handy trainers. Include for value.

Remarks

Many nice types on the rise
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Jennifer Eccles could run well on debut

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 4.30
Place1 7 $ 1.40
Place2 3 $ 4.00
Place3 8 $ 1.70
Quinella 3:7 $ 29.20
Trifecta 7:3:8 $ 164.00
First4 7:3:8:13 $ 1206.20
Double 4+/7 $ 5.20
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 7, 8, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - SLATTERY CONTRACTING MAIDEN 1400
Time: 1:24 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Henry Hudson   F: 62
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
 ( T-  K & B Kelso )
Won
Dividends : $6.00 $2.20
Ran a much better run for second last start and that form should hold up. Tough race but the value on offer is worth taking.
Main Danger
9 Zamax   F:
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Trial winner by Ferlax, so it might want some time to mature. Despite that, it showed good speed and could hit the ground running.
Next Best
10 Don't Lie To Me   F: 58X22
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Not the most talented in this field but it does have experience and the inside draw. Also gets some weight off its back. Must include.
Include in Multis
11 Livvy Lass   F: 2302X
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Showed enough last campaign and the stable is in good form. Drawn to get the run of the race and we're expecting a top five finish at least.
Longer Odds
14 Southern Queen   F: 92309
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Better than what it has been showing. Chance at nice odds.

Remarks

Punters are getting some terrific value in this
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Henry looms as a top chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 6.00
Place1 3 $ 2.20
Place2 1 $ 2.90
Place3 10 $ 2.80
Quinella 1:3 $ 19.90
Trifecta 3:1:10 $ 160.80
First4 3:1:10:2 $ 842.10
Quaddie 11/4+/7/3 $ 719.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 9, 10, 11, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE MAIDEN
Time: 1:59 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Out Of The Park   F: 2227X
  B(9) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Was consistent last campaign with four consecutive placings. Needed the break and it could resume by scoring that elusive win.
Main Danger
3 Snitz Of Time   F: 5323X
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Won
Dividends : $4.10 $1.40
Owns more talent than most in this field. Ran just behind some smart maiden types and that form looks good for this.
Next Best
2 Power Of Strength   F: 33643
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Three placings from its last five starts. That's good enough form to warrant attention in this. Chance.
Include in Multis
6 Craftyaffair   F: 9X235
  B(11) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $3.70
Has shown enough recent to be considered. Nice odds on offer.
Longer Odds
5 Aroader   F: 7623X
  B(13) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Placed
Dividend : $4.40
Handy form towards the end of last campaign. Include at the odds.

Remarks

Another maiden field but it's stacked with nice types
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The favourite could hit one out of the park

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 4.10
Place1 3 $ 1.40
Place2 5 $ 4.40
Place3 6 $ 3.70
Quinella 3:5 $ 29.20
Trifecta 3:5:6 $ 339.90
First4 3:5:6:10 $ 3753.00
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - MURRAY WILCOX LTD 1200
Time: 2:34 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
12 Jewel Of Patch   F: 11X54
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Getting warm this season with two solid efforts this campaign. Looked good winning back-to-back races last time in work. Nice chance.
Main Danger
13 Pink Graffiti   F: 1744X
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Has always shown to have good ability and that could be shown here. Owns winning claims and punters are getting a nice price.
Next Best
16 Pierina   F: X729X
  B(2) W(55.5)
Not the most consistent type but it has ability on its day. Gets a good run from the draw and it could add some value.
Include in Multis
1 Veine D'Or   F: 13430
  B(13) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
 ( T-  K & B Kelso )
Drawn deep and that doesn't help, but it could rebound from a tough run last start. Claim helps.
Longer Odds
3 O'He Can   F: 1106X
  B(5) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Double-figure odds on offer and it could run well.

Remarks

Open field to kick off the quaddie
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Jewel of Patch has each way claims

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 13.40
Place1 2 $ 4.40
Place2 4 $ 4.20
Place3 7 $ 2.80
Quinella 2:4 $ 79.50
Trifecta 2:4:7 $ 893.40
First4 2:4:7:16 $ 9460.50

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R7 (1) Veine D'Or(12) Jewel Of Patch (13) Pink Graffiti (16) Pierina
R8 (1) Holsty(4) Ata Rangi
R9 (4) Cabochon(7) Charli Rose (8) Skaaboom (9) The Faith
R10 (2) Ali Baba(7) Lala Land (10) Vichy
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 12, 13, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - MATAMATA POST & RAILS ITM MAIDEN 1200
Time: 3:09 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Holsty   F: 2
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Cody Cole )
Placed
Dividend : $1.10
It was a hard luck story on debut for punters. Gets its chance for redemption but the odds are much shorter. Looks tough to beat.
Main Danger
4 Ata Rangi   F:
  B(14) W(58.5)
 ( T-  John Bell )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Dual trial winner and that has to be respected. Could have a nice future and it only needs luck from a tough draw.
Next Best
13 Our Elliemay   F:
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
On debut and it showed some speed last year. Has been patiently handled for this and that's a good sign. Chance at odds.
Include in Multis
2 Didi Bay   F: 46X
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Won
Dividends : $18.40 $3.60
Handy enough to the winner in two starts last campaign. Tricky draw but with cover, it should run close.
Longer Odds
8 Peace Train   F:
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
All aboard the peace train. Could add some value on debut.

Remarks

Big bets coming for Holsty, just like on debut
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This was the reaction of Holsty punters on debut

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 18.40
Place1 2 $ 3.60
Place2 4 $ 1.90
Place3 1 $ 1.10
Quinella 2:4 $ 54.60
Trifecta 2:4:1 $ 214.00
First4 2:4:1:14 $ 4101.60
Double 2/2 $ 147.20
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 8, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - MATAMATA TRACTORS & MACHINERY 1600
Time: 3:44 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Skaaboom   F: 20X85
  B(9) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Scratched from last week and it has found an easier race here. Has potential and there's good betting support, which is a good sign.
Main Danger
9 The Faith   F: 5X516
  B(11) W(57.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Stablemate to Skaaboom and they could fight it out. Good win two back and although beaten last start, this looks more suitable. Chance.
Next Best
4 Cabochon   F: 57125
  B(8) W(58)
Has won this preparation and getting a 3kg claimer will only help. Owns pace and it could be in the finish.
Include in Multis
7 Charli Rose   F: 3233X
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Comes into this with four consecutive placings. That's good enough form to show something in a fresh state.
Longer Odds
5 Lady Zeraph   F: 74X69
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Could land on the speed and give a good kick.

Remarks

Just another massive field with massive value
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Skaboom should run close

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 12.20
Place1 1 $ 4.20
Place2 8 $ 2.30
Place3 7 $ 2.30
Quinella 1:8 $ 40.30
Trifecta 1:8:7 $ 470.70
First4 1:8:7:10 $ 4567.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 5, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 10 - DON GRIFFITHS TRENCHING LTD 2000
Time: 4:18 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Vichy   F: 14532
  B(11) W(56)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Looked the winner last time out but was pipped. That bodes well for this and it should be finishing strongly once again.
Main Danger
7 Lala Land   F: 54815
  B(14) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Showed what it can do when right two back. Goes into the mix based on that run, despite the wide draw.
Next Best
2 Ali Baba   F: 147X0
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Another talented runner which is better than advertised. Gets back and having the 4kg claim will help with that turn-of-foot.
Include in Multis
5 Cossack Warrior   F: 0X493
  B(5) W(58)
Won
Dividends : $8.80 $2.60
Good run for third last start and that should hold up nicely here. Deserves to win a race soon.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
6 Vittachi   F: 94284
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
 ( T-  Jacob McKay )
Consistent enough to add some value at double-figure odds.

Remarks

Super field to close the 10-race card
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Stick with Vichy

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 8.80
Place1 5 $ 2.60
Place2 2 $ 3.00
Place3 3 $ 4.20
Quinella 2:5 $ 47.90
Trifecta 5:2:3 $ 823.60
First4 5:2:3:12 $ 17489.30
Double 1/5 $ 142.50

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%