M2 Rotorua – 27th July 2019

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M2 Rotorua – 27th July 2019

M2: Rotorua - 27th Jul, 2019

Start time:11:50 am
Weather:Fine
Track:Heavy10

Overview

Taumarunui Gold Cup on the cards along with some quality wet-track racing

Day's "Best"

R2 (4) Zentangle

Best "Each Way"

R5 (5) Red Tsunami

Best "Roughie"

R7 (6) My Gift
  • Race 1 - HAVE YOUR FUNCTION AT ARAWA PARK HURDLE
    Time: 11:50 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Assign   F: X7052
      B(4) W(68)
     ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
    Went close last time out and it could now kick on with it. Has an in-form rider in the saddle and that helps.
    Main Danger
    2 Summer Warrior   F: 00222
      B(1) W(68)
     ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
     ( T-  Dean Wiles )
    Firmly knocking on the door after three consecutive second placings. Drawn the rail and should get a dream run throughout.
    Next Best
    10 Florence Ivy   F: 6X783
      B(7) W(66)
     ( J-  Toni Moki )
    Won
    Dividends : $7.60 $2.30
    Looks a natural jumper and that was a nice third placing last start. Should be fitter for this and go close at the each-way odds.
    Include in Multis
    3 Abacus   F: 46344
      B(11) W(68)
     ( J-  Emily Farr )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.30
    Always around the mark and it has a confident rider in the saddle. Shouldn't be too far away from them.
    Longer Odds
    4 Magic Cannon   F: 6X093
      B(2) W(68)
     ( J-  Mathew Gillies )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.70
    Improved run last time out and we wouldn't be surprised to see it run close.

    Remarks

    Looks an open hurdle to start the day
    race-image
    Assign looks a nice chance

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 7.60
    Place1 10 $ 2.30
    Place2 3 $ 2.30
    Place3 4 $ 3.70
    Quinella 3:10 $ 25.00
    Trifecta 10:3:4 $ 416.70
    First4 10:3:4:2 $ 2188.70
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 4, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - HARCOURTS TAUMARUNUI HURDLE
    Time: 12:22 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    4 Zentangle   F: X4151
      B(4) W(67)
     ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
     ( T-  Kevin Myers )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Two wins from four starts this campaign and another doesn't look all that far away. Money has come and we're not surprised.
    Main Danger
    5 Borninasandpit   F: 3X013
      B(3) W(65)
     ( J-  Mathew Gillies )
    Won
    Dividends : $5.10 $1.80
    Impressive winner two back and wasn't beaten by much last time out. Still has plenty to come this season and could win this.
    Next Best
    8 Senassy   F: X5801
      B(2) W(65)
     ( T-  Neil O'Dowd )
    Comes into this having scored well last start and that form looks good for this. Nicely weighted chance.
    Include in Multis
    1 The Shackler   F: 6PX00
      B(5) W(71)
    Needs to turn the form around but should be able to do it in this race. Has class on its side and we wouldn't be leaving it out.
    Longer Odds
    9 Raaj   F: 684B4
      B(1) W(65)
     ( J-  Emily Farr )
    Has the ability to cause an upset so include here.

    Remarks

    Looks a good form guide for future jumping races
    race-image
    Zentangle is a strong chance

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 5.10
    Place1 5 $ 1.80
    Place2 4 $ 1.40
    Place3 2 $ 1.90
    Quinella 4:5 $ 6.40
    Trifecta 5:4:2 $ 58.50
    First4 5:4:2:6 $ 526.10

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 5, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - TAUMARUNUI & DISTRICTS RSA 3YO
    Time: 12:55 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Bobby Dazzler   F: 90X51
      B(2) W(59.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.30
    Class runner of the field which has experience in Australia. Showed that class last start and it could go back-to-back quickly.
    Main Danger
    5 Louboutin   F: 50311
      B(6) W(56.5)
     ( T-  John Bary )
    Back-to-back wins coming into this and every chance to win again. Conditions suit and it has been steadily backed all week.
    Next Best
    2 Royal Patch   F: 73611
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
    Another which has produced consecutive wins. Gets some weight off its back and it should loom at one stage in the straight.
    Include in Multis
    6 Kapalka   F: X4942
      B(8) W(56)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.60
    Has shown progress in all 5 starts to date, running its best race to date for 2nd last time.
    Longer Odds
    4 Mont Ventoux   F: 91303
      B(7) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Chris Dell )
    Won
    Dividends : $13.10 $2.40
    Should handle conditions and be tough to beat.

    Remarks

    Plenty of winning form coming into this
    race-image
    Stick with Bobby

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 13.10
    Place1 4 $ 2.40
    Place2 6 $ 2.60
    Place3 1 $ 1.30
    Quinella 4:6 $ 34.10
    Trifecta 4:6:1 $ 351.50
    First4 4:6:1:2 $ 951.40
    Double 5/4 $ 27.40
    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 - KEYSTONE PLUMBING 1215
    Time: 1:30 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    10 Supreme Heights   F: 0X51
      B(12) W(56)
    Won
    Dividends : $3.50 $1.60
    Looked the goods when winning last start and a nice winter galloper in the making. Drawn wide but that doesn't usually matter here.
    Main Danger
    9 Quizzy Lizzy   F: 1
      B(10) W(56)
     ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.70
    Showed some class to win on debut and it could rise through the grades nicely. Gets some weight off its back to help.
    Next Best
    1 Not Usual Delight   F: 912
      B(3) W(58)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    Last couple of starts have been very nice. Might need to get to the outside in the best part of the going but Lammas is riding well.
    Include in Multis
    5 Sham On Toast   F: 23
      B(7) W(57)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
     ( T-  Steven Reid )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.70
    A little disappointing in two starts when well backed, but hasn't got much luck in running. Could repay punters' faith with a win.
    Longer Odds
    11 Porshabelle   F: 9X318
      B(11) W(56)
     ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
     ( T-  Jim Pender )
    Good win two back and that form would take it close.

    Remarks

    Another quality form race
    race-image
    Supreme Heights can win again

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 3.50
    Place1 10 $ 1.60
    Place2 5 $ 2.70
    Place3 9 $ 1.70
    Quinella 5:10 $ 15.40
    Trifecta 10:5:9 $ 119.20
    First4 10:5:9:11 $ 705.50
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 5, 9, 10, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - BOB & COLLEEN DONALDSON MEMORIAL 1215
    Time: 2:07 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    5 Red Tsunami   F: X8X11
      B(3) W(58)
     ( J-  Tegan Newman )
    Continues to win this season with back-to-back victories. Gets a valuable 3kg off its back and looks primed to win again.
    Main Danger
    2 Spotlight Dream   F: 3X15X
      B(10) W(61)
     ( J-  Mubs Kareem )
    Former HK runner which impressed in a trial. They don't have heavy 11 track in Hong Kong but it could run a nice race. Interesting runner.
    Next Best
    3 Hartley   F: 206X5
      B(9) W(60.5)
     ( J-  Darren Danis )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    Fair enough effort for fifth last time out. Has attracted plenty of attention in the betting and that's worth including it here.
    Include in Multis
    1 Irish Flame   F: 9919X
      B(6) W(63)
    Unbeaten in two heavy starts and that bodes well for this track. Paying a good price and is worth including because of it.
    Longer Odds
    6 Fortune Patch   F: 44X94
      B(8) W(58)
     ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
    Weighed in 22 times from 36 starts! Looks ready to test them again

    Remarks

    Bookies offering good odds throughout the field
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    Red Tsunami can win again

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 9 $ 13.30
    Place1 9 $ 4.60
    Place2 4 $ 4.10
    Place3 3 $ 1.90
    Quinella 4:9 $ 125.10
    Trifecta 9:4:3 $ 1457.40
    First4 9:4:3:8 $ 6357.80

    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 6 - WAIKATO/BOP BUSY BEES 1560
    Time: 2:40 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Paisley Park   F: 56324
      B(11) W(60)
     ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    Finding it tough to win a race but the class is still there. Drawing wide should help and it could be saved for one last shot at them.
    Main Danger
    9 Rippin   F: X6532
      B(2) W(56)
    Getting closer to a win after back-to-back placings. Gets down in the weights and it has the ability to win a race like this.
    Next Best
    8 Cherry Lane   F: X1412
      B(8) W(56)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
    Won
    Dividends : $5.50 $2.00
    Twice a winner already this campaign and that form should stack up nicely. Handles the conditions and looks good to win again.
    Include in Multis
    3 Bransome   F: 5X802
      B(3) W(58)
     ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
     ( T-  Frank Neill )
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.30
    Much better last time out last start and it gets 2kg off its back. A win won't be far away and it could come soon.
    Longer Odds
    6 Zac Brown   F: 330X7
      B(10) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Shaun McKay )
    Solid enough run fresh up and it was improvement to come. Chance.

    Remarks

    Quality form race to open the quality
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    Paisley Park has upside

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 5.50
    Place1 8 $ 2.00
    Place2 3 $ 4.30
    Place3 1 $ 1.80
    Quinella 3:8 $ 51.80
    Trifecta 8:3:1 $ 358.30
    First4 8:3:1:11 $ 4114.50
    Treble 10+/9/8 $ 422.00
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R6 (1) Paisley Park(8) Cherry Lane (9) Rippin
    R7 (7) Verry Flash(10) Obsessive (11) Redcayenne
    R8 (2) Pursued(6) Twin Spinner (9) Keepella Heights
    R9 (1) Durham(4) Frozen (5) Yamuna (7) Its A Kinda Magic
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake: 42

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 6, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - RSA TAUMARUNUI GOLD CUP
    Time: 3:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    10 Obsessive   F: X2311
      B(5) W(54.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.50
    Burst through to score last time out and that made it back-to-back wins. 54.5kg on the back is a massive bonus. Top chance.
    Main Danger
    7 Verry Flash   F: 31523
      B(7) W(56)
     ( J-  Rebecca Scott )
    Won
    Dividends : $6.30 $1.90
    Didn't quite get the run it needed last time out. Better with a drag into the race and it could sling shot them late.
    Next Best
    11 Redcayenne   F: 11438
      B(3) W(54)
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Good enough to win consecutive races earlier this campaign. Drops right down to 51kg and it could run them along in front. Each-way odds.
    Include in Multis
    8 Trisha Lea   F: 46641
      B(11) W(55.5)
    Likes winter racing and punters were patiently waiting for a return to form. Looks a nice chance to win again.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    6 My Gift   F: 60115
      B(1) W(56)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
     ( T-  John Mason )
    A little disappointing last start but it gets a better chance in this.

    Remarks

    Plenty of nice types in the Cup
    race-image
    Obsessive looks a good chance again

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 7 $ 6.30
    Place1 7 $ 1.90
    Place2 9 $ 4.90
    Place3 10 $ 1.50
    Quinella 7:9 $ 55.70
    Trifecta 7:9:10 $ 330.10
    First4 7:9:10:6 $ 3301.10
    Double 8/7 $ 16.30

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    6, 7, 8, 10, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - GOLDEN KIWI 2200
    Time: 3:50 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Pursued   F: 34512
      B(6) W(60)
     ( J-  Mubs Kareem )
     ( T-  Paul Gordon )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.70
    Helped by the 4kg off its back and it has been in good form for most of this season. Best-backed runner in the field.
    Main Danger
    6 Twin Spinner   F: 06241
      B(4) W(58.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.10
    Hit form with a last-start win and it's capable of producing another. Has the fitness edge and that matters in the wet.
    Next Best
    9 Keepella Heights   F: 0X041
      B(2) W(57)
     ( J-  Eilish McCall )
     ( T-  Simon Rees )
    Another runner which returned to form with a last-start win. Drops in weight and has every chance of scoring at juicy odds.
    Include in Multis
    8 Dr Hank   F: 73358
      B(12) W(58)
     ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
    Finding it tough to win a race but could grind home best here. Outside draw so it might head to the outside rail.
    Longer Odds
    5 Lacustre   F: 63532
      B(5) W(59)
    Should be battling away and it could run into the money.

    Remarks

    Many nice chances in this
    race-image
    Pursued has been well backed

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 12 $ 13.00
    Place1 12 $ 3.60
    Place2 2 $ 1.70
    Place3 6 $ 2.10
    Quinella 2:12 $ 23.10
    Trifecta 12:2:6 $ 399.10
    First4 12:2:6:3 $ 4230.30

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 5, 6, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 9 - PIRIAKA SYNDICATE 1400
    Time: 4:30 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    4 Frozen   F: 241
      B(3) W(57)
    Name suggests it will enjoy the winter. Good win last time out and it should be right around the mark again. Goes close.
    Main Danger
    5 Yamuna   F: 1X062
      B(10) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Shaun McKay )
     ( T-  Jacob McKay )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Good win on debut and although it hasn't won since, it was much-improved last time out. Has been well backed to win.
    Next Best
    1 Durham   F: 109X6
      B(2) W(60)
    Indicated a return to form is on the radar last start. Big weight but an in-form rider is in the saddle. Each-way chance.
    Include in Multis
    7 Its A Kinda Magic   F: 0X816
      B(4) W(56)
     ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
    Not the most consistent runner going around but it gets 2kg off its back and every chance to win. Include at value odds.
    Longer Odds
    8 Nuttee   F: 77220
      B(1) W(55.5)
    Could turn around a poor last start outing.

    Remarks

    Nice race to close the card
    race-image
    Frozen is in form

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 6.80
    Place1 3 $ 2.20
    Place2 5 $ 2.00
    Place3 9 $ 3.10
    Quinella 3:5 $ 18.20
    Trifecta 3:5:9 $ 381.50
    First4 3:5:9:1 $ 2447.30

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 5, 7, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%