M2: South Waikato (Matamata) – 13 March 2019

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M2: South Waikato (Matamata) – 13 March 2019

M2: Matamata - 13th Mar, 2019

Start time:12:50 pm
Weather:Cloudy
Track:Dead4

Overview

Baker and Te Akau go toe-to-toe here today. There won't be much in it.

Day's "Best"

R3 (1) Moeraki

Best "Each Way"

R6 (2) Willpower

Best "Roughie"

R1 (2) Sacred Form

Race 1 - TIRAU VETERINARY SERVICES 1600
Time: 12:50 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Ambitious Showgirl   F: 05638
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Luckless when trapped behind frontrunners last start. Dam won 3 in UK before coming here
Main Danger
7 Krakadeel   F: 3
  B(3) W(58)
The Dundeels are going great guns. This one fought hard on debut. Needs staying trip.
Next Best
11 Eleanor Rigby   F: 24X38
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Won
Dividends : $4.70 $1.70
Well bred filly who continues to have starting issues. Very costly last start
Include in Multis
5 Thomas Aquinas   F: 25204
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Placed in Gr3 as 2yo. Back to pet distance today
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
2 Sacred Form   F: 9X8X5
  B(6) W(58.5)
Narrowly missed a placing first-up after two-year layoff.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: AMBITIOUS SHOWGIRL - Had difficulty obtaining clear running until the 300 metres.
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 4.70
Place1 11 $ 1.70
Place2 10 $ 2.10
Place3 12 $ 2.50
Quinella 10:11 $ 15.70
Trifecta 11:10:12 $ 132.10
First4 11:10:12:2 $ 1697.40
Treble 11/9/4 $ 575.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 7, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - TOKOROA COSMOPOLITAN CLUB 1400
Time: 1:25 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Not Usual Dream   F: 22
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Went to CD for soft kill and ran into all sorts of trouble. No luck debut either. Bosson freed up to ride at third start
Main Danger
5 On The Nighttrain   F: 26
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Ben Ropiha )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Blocked for run last 3o0m last start. Bosson had fired up too
Next Best
4 Harbourside   F: 2X427
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Back to 1400m after to failing to cope with mile
Include in Multis
1 Facepaint   F: 89X3X
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Did a lot wrong first prep. Backers - and there were a number of them - got burned
Longer Odds
7 Just Treasure   F: 638X4
  B(5) W(56.5)
Entered in 2 races. Hit line hard first race since late winter.

Remarks

Gear changes: Not Usual Dream: Cheek Burrs off Harbourside: Side Winkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 9.80
Place1 9 $ 2.60
Place2 4 $ 1.30
Place3 5 $ 1.90
Quinella 4:9 $ 14.40
Trifecta 9:4:5 $ 149.60
First4 9:4:5:6 $ 2558.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - TREES TAVERN 1200
Time: 2:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Moeraki   F: 23
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
 ( T-  Danica Guy )
Must be favourite after 3rd behind Yourdeel in Gr3 last start.
Main Danger
4 First Rock   F: 220X2
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Won
Dividends : $8.80 $2.40
Four starts 3 seconds. Distressed after tough run last start.
Next Best
2 Checkers   F: 2
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Difficult ride when 3rd on debut. A Nom De Jeu who will benefit from more raceday experience. Gear change
Include in Multis
8 Meritorious   F: 4
  B(6) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Showed good speed on debut but failed to sprint with pacemakers. Won a trial since. Has some dash after all
Longer Odds
  B(1) W(55.5)
The trial was good, finished strongly on debut after caught flat-footed at start

Remarks

Gear changes: Checkers: Side Winkers on
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Danica Guy

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 8.80
Place1 4 $ 2.40
Place2 5 $ 1.50
Place3 2 $ 2.30
Quinella 4:5 $ 19.20
Trifecta 4:5:2 $ 247.40
First4 4:5:2:1 $ 529.00
Treble 11/9/4 $ 575.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - MATLEY FINANCIAL SERVICES 1200
Time: 2:35 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Folk Dress   F: 42
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Won
Dividends : $1.60 $1.10
Got going late last start, missing the win by a head. Shaping as Manawatu Sires long shot.
Main Danger
1 Qiji Spirit   F: 25
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Two-race campaign in South just OK. Tiley then brought home to develop some more
Next Best
3 The Green Dragon   F: 3
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Very game on debut. Trainer said each way was best. How right she was.
Include in Multis
2 Ranger   F: 3X
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
3rd debut Nov when Probabeel was runnerup. Gave plenty of cheek
Longer Odds
5 Destination   F:
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Siblings are super quick. At least this one is.

Remarks

Gear changes: Ranger: Nose Band off
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Bosson

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 1.60
Place1 6 $ 1.10
Place2 3 $ 1.60
Place3 1 $ 1.30
Quinella 3:6 $ 4.30
Trifecta 6:3:1 $ 12.30
First4 6:3:1:2 $ 29.60
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - 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 5 - TOKOROA CLUB (INC) 1200
Time: 3:10 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Speedy Meady   F: 22
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $2.40 $1.30
Placed twice in very quick times. Stephen Ralph's stable continues to prosper
Main Danger
5 Mexican Tycoon   F: X225X
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Thwarted by botched starts last prep. Back for breakthrough winter
Next Best
7 Sacred Quartz   F: 25X
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Pike campaigned in South with limited success. Risky if chasing win at this stage
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
Insufficient Runners

Remarks

Gear changes: Billy Paco: Blinkers off
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 2.40
Place1 6 $ 1.30
Place2 3 $ 2.80
Quinella 3:6 $ 5.20
Trifecta 6:3:7 $ 17.60
First4 6:3:7:5 $ 26.60
Quaddie 9/4/6+/6 $ 552.20

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 6 - RETOX BAR 1200
Time: 3:45 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
2 Willpower   F: 2X84X
  B(11) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Scr earlier race. Needs it wet it seems. Watch in coming months
Main Danger
5 Classyas   F: 2
  B(9) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Terrific debut here back in Jan. Tricky draw dented confidence
Next Best
7 Choctoc   F: 5X
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Lance Noble )
Won
Dividends : $3.40 $1.30
Coming off another impressive trials win. Game over if brings that form to raceday.
Include in Multis
8 The Faith   F: 6X65X
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Pike keeps the faith but she looks hard work
Longer Odds
11 Slinky Linky   F: 7
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Nicely bred. Hopes foiled by interference debut

Remarks

Gear changes: Willpower: Visor Blinkers off Cheers: Ear Covers Pre-Race off, Ear Covers on, Nose Band on Slinky Linky: Blinkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 3.40
Place1 7 $ 1.30
Place2 5 $ 1.50
Place3 10 $ 4.90
Quinella 5:7 $ 6.40
Trifecta 7:5:10 $ 295.10
First4 7:5:10:6 $ 1250.90
Treble 6+/6/7+ $ 14.30

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (2) Willpower(5) Classyas (7) Choctoc
R7 (1) Fabulous Flight(5) Voler Pour Moi (6) Lady Painton (9) Taming The Shrew
R8 (3) The Chaser(4) Miss Scandinavia (10) Raspberry Sweet
R9 (1) Honfleur(4) Away Cruising (7) She's Fearless
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 7, 8, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - HOLSTER ENGINEERING LALLY&SYMES STH WAIKATO CUP
Time: 4:20 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Voler Pour Moi   F: 72381
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
O'Sullivan has two in this. Stable apprentice flipped the coin and it came down on this one's side
Main Danger
6 Lady Painton   F: 32424
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Won
Dividends : $6.10 $1.80
Had good prep though hard luck kept winless. One of many winning chances in even field
Next Best
1 Fabulous Flight   F: 14411
  B(8) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Nik Bakar )
Gets on so well with the apprentice. Rose ranks with ease last start
Include in Multis
9 Taming The Shrew   F: 14531
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Stable apprentice gone for other O'Sullivan runner. Seems a good pointer
Longer Odds
3 Monarch Chimes   F: 20X35
  B(10) W(59)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Getting into shape for hurdling campaign in Aussie. Going the right way about it.

Remarks

Te Akau on Fabulous Flight: ''Remains at a competitive weight (56.5kgs) with the claim of Bakar who retains the ride. ''
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Yanagida

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 6.10
Place1 6 $ 1.80
Place2 7 $ 2.10
Place3 9 $ 2.10
Quinella 6:7 $ 16.90
Trifecta 6:7:9 $ 276.10
First4 6:7:9:8 $ 1026.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - TEAM WEALLEANS 1400
Time: 4:52 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Miss Scandinavia   F: 32X52
  B(9) W(58)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Te Akau would have been disappointed by runnerup finish Wairoa. Has Bosson on today
Main Danger
10 Raspberry Sweet   F: 38325
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Trained on course. Professional placgetter so get in combos
Next Best
3 The Chaser   F: 55608
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Won
Dividends : $8.20 $2.50
Went too fiercely last start. Won two on end this time last year
Include in Multis
5 Slow Hands   F: 37X07
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Brilliant win on debut here, struggled since. Team O'Sullivan has stuck with him.
Longer Odds
1 Solomon   F: 6X360
  B(3) W(60)
Has good record home track. Blinkers gone after latest defeat

Remarks

Gear changes: Solomon: Blinkers off
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 8.20
Place1 3 $ 2.50
Place2 8 $ 2.40
Place3 5 $ 2.10
Quinella 3:8 $ 44.70
Trifecta 3:8:5 $ 443.40
First4 3:8:5:2 $ 3461.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 5:27 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Away Cruising   F: 32
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Out of crack mare Seachange. Inherited some of her ability
Main Danger
1 Honfleur   F: 34522
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Finely bred Pike mare well and truly due a win.
Next Best
5 Trip To Freedom   F: 3
  B(3) W(57)
Good debut but still a bit weak
Include in Multis
  B(7) W(57)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Won
Dividends : $6.00 $3.00
Caught late by classy type latest trial. Ran along nicely in front
Longer Odds
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Baker's other two look smarter but this Tavistock has won a trial

Remarks

Gear changes: Honfleur: Side Winkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 6.00
Place1 7 $ 3.00
Place2 1 $ 1.80
Place6 1,3,6+/3,6/5,7+,10/6,7,9/3,5,8/1,7 $ 119.30
Quinella 1:7 $ 9.80
Trifecta 7:1:6 $ 121.20
First4 7:1:6:4 $ 305.10
Treble 6/3/7 $ 369.80
Quaddie 7+/6/3/7 $ 1084.40
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%