M2: Pukekohe – 27th February 2020

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M2: Pukekohe – 27th February 2020

M2: Pukekohe - 27th Feb, 2020

Start time:11:55 am
Weather:Showery
Track:Dead4

Overview

10 race card with plenty of talented maiden runners

Day's "Best"

R2 (3) Dam Reliable

Best "Each Way"

R7 (6) Landry

Best "Roughie"

R9 (8) Endean Lass
  • Race 1 - MOUNT SHOP MAIDEN 2100
    Time: 11:55 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    12 Savezar   F: 4357
      B(6) W(56)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.30
    Unlucky last time at Te Aroha when travelling well. Made nice ground over 1600m prior to that. Luck today and looks hard to beat
    Main Danger
    9 O'Susana   F: 00X73
      B(1) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Sam Spratt )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.30
    Third up after a good third last time. Will be fitter and extra distance suits.
    Next Best
    8 Annalone   F: 8X742
      B(9) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
    Held up late two back for fourth. Good last start for second and will run well here.
    Include in Multis
    6 Winston Salem   F: 87
      B(3) W(58)
    Made nice ground late over 1600. Extra distance suits here
    Longer Odds
    2 Master Oakleigh   F: 98596
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Richard Oliver )
    Drops back in grade after 2 ok runs. Made good ground three back in maiden grade and can surprise at odds.

    Remarks

    Tidy maiden staying field to start the day
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    Ryan Elliot will be hoping for more luck today

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 11 $ 5.60
    Place1 11 $ 1.90
    Place2 12 $ 1.30
    Place3 9 $ 2.30
    Quinella 11:12 $ 10.50
    Trifecta 11:12:9 $ 126.60
    First4 11:12:9:10 $ 383.10

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 6, 8, 9, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE 2100
    Time: 12:27 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    3 Dam Reliable   F: 74432
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.70 $1.70
    Relegated winner at Gisborne. Good placings prior and looks hard to beat here.
    Main Danger
    2 Desert Mirage   F: 0X176
      B(1) W(58.5)
    Nice when winning. Didn’t get all favours two back and was a good effort beaten a small margin in Oaks prelude.
    Next Best
    1 Shanqueen   F: 21945
      B(2) W(59)
    Unlucky two starts back. Wasn’t far away last time and the rise in distance may help.
    Longer Odds
    5 Avoca Willow   F: 78228
      B(4) W(58)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
    Put two good seconds in a row well. Forward runner on the quick backup.

    Remarks

    Only six contest race 2
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    We are hoping she will be Dam Reliable today

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 2.70
    Place1 3 $ 1.70
    Place2 4 $ 3.10
    Quinella 3:4 $ 9.70
    Trifecta 3:4:2 $ 38.90
    First4 3:4:2:1 $ 70.90
    Double 11/3+ $ 13.00

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    Insufficient Runners
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - TUAKAU COSSIE RACING SECTION MAIDEN 1200
    Time: 1:02 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    5 Tivaan Warrior   F: 5430
      B(8) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
     ( T-  Dean Wiles )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.00 $1.50
    Third in Group 2 Eclipse two back. Disappointing in Karaka Million but this is easier.
    Main Danger
    8 Telekinetic   F: 2
      B(7) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
    Game effort for second on debut. Chance here.
    Next Best
    10 Well I Never   F:
      B(5) W(55.5)
    Won her most recent trial well and a good debut is expected.
    Include in Multis
    1 Brazier   F: 75
      B(10) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Been ok in both runs to date. Gear change with Visor Blinkers on may help chances
    Longer Odds
      B(6) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.40
    Had three trials and was a game winner at the recent trials.

    Remarks

    One of the hardest races of the day
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    Tivaan Warrior can bounce back

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 3.00
    Place1 5 $ 1.50
    Place2 2 $ 3.40
    Place3 6 $ 3.80
    Quinella 2:5 $ 17.40
    Trifecta 5:2:6 $ 251.00
    First4 5:2:6:4 $ 2754.60
    Treble 11/3+/5+ $ 110.00

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 5, 8, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - COUNTIES HOME LOANS AND INSURANCE MAIDEN 1200
    Time: 1:37 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Empire Of Patch   F: 575X2
      B(4) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
    Excellent on NZ debut when looking the winner but seems to get lost. Side winkers on today makes him hard to beat.
    Main Danger
    8 Finn McCool   F:
      B(6) W(58)
     ( J-  Jason Waddell )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Good winning his latest trial off a wide run. Can win on debut.
    Next Best
    6 Dragon Run   F: 34
      B(10) W(58)
     ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Has been in both runs in career. Seems to get lost around bends last time. Masa takes weight off today.
    Include in Multis
    4 Superiority   F:
      B(13) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Won
    Dividends : $8.90 $3.00
    Interesting runner. 6 year old making debut and hasn’t been seen since 16th July 2018 winning open trial impressively.
    Longer Odds
    15 Irish Girl   F:
      B(3) W(56)
    Ran ok in a tough trial. Chance on debut.

    Remarks

    Our top pick looks hard to beat
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    Taiki got a good chance

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 8.90
    Place1 4 $ 3.00
    Place2 6 $ 1.40
    Place3 8 $ 2.00
    Quinella 4:6 $ 19.30
    Trifecta 4:6:8 $ 210.00
    First4 4:6:8:1 $ 682.50
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 6, 8, 15
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE MAIDEN 1400
    Time: 2:12 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Starring Role   F: 24276
      B(6) W(56.5)
     ( T-  Glenn Old )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.70
    Huge run three starts back for second. Good effort without luck in Group 3 Desert Gold. Was fair at Te Rapa last time. Drops back in grade and can win.
    Main Danger
    3 Perennial   F: 324
      B(10) W(56.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.30
    Two good efforts when second and third. Nice enough when fourth last time and the Blinkers will help her chances
    Next Best
    1 Origineel   F: 35243
      B(9) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
     ( T-  Lance Noble )
    Honest filly who has never run a bad race. Decent effort last time and her form prior was good
    Include in Multis
    4 Pepperello   F: 6X236
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
    Won
    Dividends : $19.10 $4.10
    Disappointing last start even after being help up at the top of the straight after a couple of good placings prior.
    Longer Odds
    8 Shibuya Kosaten   F: 6X954
      B(3) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Improving every run this prep. Nice fourth last time. Got a nice draw and Blinkers on.

    Remarks

    Competitive pearl bonus race
    race-image
    She could have the starring role today

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 19.10
    Place1 4 $ 4.10
    Place2 3 $ 2.30
    Place3 2 $ 1.70
    Quinella 3:4 $ 34.30
    Trifecta 4:3:2 $ 418.90
    First4 4:3:2:10 $ 3797.40
    Quaddie 3+/5+/4/4 $ 3548.00
    Trifecta - Selected!

    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 6 - HAUNUI FARM 1400
    Time: 2:47 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Royal Charm   F: 781
      B(1) W(59)
     ( T-  Mark Brooks )
    I was quite impressed with his last start win. Chance at odds to go back to back.
    Main Danger
    4 Cologne   F: 6X229
      B(5) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Sam Spratt )
    Disappointing last time to the races after putting in two good seconds.
    Next Best
    2 Fratello   F: 1X0
      B(4) W(59)
     ( J-  Shaun McKay )
     ( T-  Lance Noble )
    Won too well on debut to forget after a poor fresh up run. Scratchings help his chances
    Include in Multis
    9 Love Struck   F: 67X17
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.70 $2.20
    Poor after winning fresh up. Small field help chances
    Longer Odds
    11 Speechmaker   F: 8899X
      B(6) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.70
    Fresh up after a strong trial win. Trainer has had horses win fresh up at good odds recently

    Remarks

    Even race with many chances
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    Royal Charm to go back to back

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 9 $ 3.70
    Place1 9 $ 2.20
    Place2 11 $ 3.70
    Quinella 9:11 $ 11.90
    Trifecta 9:11:5 $ 97.90
    First4 9:11:5:1 $ 474.70
    Double 4/9+ $ 40.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 4, 9, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - SONIA MACFARLANE MEMORIAL MAIDEN 1400
    Time: 3:22 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    6 Landry   F: 23
      B(9) W(58)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Good second on debut at Rotorua. A touch disappointing when third at Hastings but looks a big chance today
    Main Danger
    13 Gitche Gumee   F: 423
      B(6) W(56)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.70
    Has been good in all of her 3 starts. Made good ground late when beating a short margin last start.
    Next Best
    11 Its So Easy   F: X3325
      B(12) W(56.5)
     ( T-  Glenn Old )
    Forward runner who has never run a bad race this time in. Worst run came last start when beaten under 2 lengths. Wide draw a concern.
    Include in Multis
    7 Extersea   F: 2
      B(1) W(58)
    Good second on debut. Got the ace to help chances
    Longer Odds
    2 Son Of Sasanof   F: 8347
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Reese Jones )
     ( T-  Jim Collett )
    Better run last start when making good ground from wide. Been making good ground prior when placing. Chance at good odds

    Remarks

    First leg of the quaddie and looks a open leg
    race-image
    Landry can win at each way odds

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 5.20
    Place1 1 $ 2.00
    Place2 13 $ 1.70
    Place3 5 $ 3.50
    Quinella 1:13 $ 10.90
    Trifecta 1:13:5 $ 145.30
    First4 1:13:5:11 $ 937.40

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R7 (2) Son Of Sasanof(6) Landry (11) Its So Easy (13) Gitche Gumee
    R8 (4) Sahar(5) Jimmy James
    R9 (1) Coruba Jak(5) Lincoln Springs (6) Viking (8) Endean Lass
    R10 (4) Reliable Hunter(5) Well Chosen (10) Sacred Caga
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 6, 7, 11, 13
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - SSANGYONG 1600
    Time: 3:57 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    4 Sahar   F: 5X421
      B(4) W(58)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.10
    Was building to his last start victory when winning very well. Can go back to back
    Main Danger
    5 Jimmy James   F: 12719
      B(3) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    Dominant winner over this trip two back. Freshened since last start when he had a tough trip. Can bounce back to his best.
    Next Best
    2 Bruegel   F: 85254
      B(5) W(59.5)
     ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
    Won
    Dividends : $7.80 $3.20
    Nice effort on Saturday. Good second three starts back and looks a chance here
    Include in Multis
    3 Transformer   F: X2417
      B(2) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
    Freshened since failing last time. Won well two back distance is the only concern
    Longer Odds
    6 Alaskan Gold   F: 1X00X
      B(6) W(54.5)
     ( J-  Sam Spratt )
    Disappointing last prep but can bounce back here

    Remarks

    Small field but doesn't lack quailty
    race-image
    Sahar in good form

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 7.80
    Place1 2 $ 3.20
    Place2 4 $ 1.10
    Quinella 2:4 $ 5.20
    Trifecta 2:4:6 $ 123.50
    First4 2:4:6:3 $ 328.70
    Double 1/2 $ 25.80
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 9 - "SMARTLIFE - SMART HOMES" MAIDEN 1600
    Time: 4:34 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Coruba Jak   F: 832
      B(12) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
     ( T-  Patsy Riley )
    Has put two very good runs together when unlucky in both. Hard to beat today
    Main Danger
    6 Viking   F: 62
      B(3) W(58)
     ( J-  Richard Oliver )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Trialed well before making debut when well supported. Good effort for second last time and shouldn't be far away here
    Next Best
    5 Lincoln Springs   F: 022
      B(10) W(58)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
     ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
    Put two nice second placings in a row. Should run well.
    Include in Multis
    9 Melusina   F: 4373
      B(4) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
    Run well in all starts to date. Made huge ground last time.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    8 Endean Lass   F: 43255
      B(1) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
    Won
    Dividends : $12.50 $2.30
    In very good form. Made huge ground at Matamata when fifth. Very good effort three back. Ace draw can only help chances. Best roughie

    Remarks

    Can't believe the price on my longer odds
    race-image
    Endean Lass at huge odds

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 12.50
    Place1 8 $ 2.30
    Place2 3 $ 18.00
    Place3 10 $ 5.00
    Quinella 3:8 $ 249.80
    Trifecta 8:3:10 $ 7443.30
    First4 8:3:10:5 $ 7849.80

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 5, 6, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 10 - MANUKAU SERVICE STATION MAIDEN 1600
    Time: 5:12 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    5 Well Chosen   F: X4324
      B(1) W(58)
    Won
    Dividends : $3.90 $1.90
    Racing honestly without winning. Looked the winner two back until late. Nice last start. Ace draw makes her hard to beat
    Main Danger
    4 Reliable Hunter   F: 0X225
      B(4) W(58)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Put two very good seconds in a row before a tough run last time.
    Next Best
    10 Sacred Caga   F: 354
      B(11) W(56)
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    First two runs in career were very good. Only fair last time when trailing. Getting further back may be the key
    Include in Multis
    1 Cleverconversation   F: 0X538
      B(10) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
    Had excuses last time. Prior runs for third and fifth were good.
    Longer Odds
    2 War Path   F: 50366
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Richard Oliver )
    Was a huge effort three back when super unlucky. Disappointing next two but odds chance off his third.

    Remarks

    Tough way to end the day
    race-image
    Well Chosen is well placed to win the last

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 3.90
    Place1 5 $ 1.90
    Place2 11 $ 5.60
    Place3 10 $ 1.90
    Quinella 5:11 $ 67.10
    Trifecta 5:11:10 $ 708.70
    First4 5:11:10:8 $ 3824.80
    Double 8/5 $ 38.60

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 4, 5, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%