M2 Taupo – 9th October 2019

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M2 Taupo – 9th October 2019

M2: Taupo - 9th Oct, 2019

Start time:1:04 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead4

Overview

Form coming out of Taupo always holds up well in the spring

Day's "Best"

R3 (11) Aalaalune

Best "Each Way"

R2 (1) Wild West

Best "Roughie"

R8 (2) Man Power

Race 1 - KIWIKONTRACTORS MAIDEN
Time: 1:04 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Ronaldo's Dream   F: 54
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Placed
Dividend : $1.20
Out of the in-form Richards stable. Has had the benefit of race-day starts and it was an encouraging sign last start. Drawn ideally.
Main Danger
1 Manrico   F: 0X203
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Won
Dividends : $5.30 $1.70
Another which owns plenty of experience. Handy placings this time in and although it can run the odd bad race, this should be up its alley.
Next Best
2 Ruiz   F: 6X
  B(3) W(58.5)
Didn't do too much wrong on debut and it should come back a stronger type. Gets some weight off its back and that will help.
Include in Multis
4 Faltonius   F:
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Will get better with time and it hasn't been too far away at the trials. Nice odds on offer here and it could add some value.
Longer Odds
6 Parkview   F:
  B(1) W(58.5)
Gets the inside draw so consider at long odds.

Remarks

Many of these could break through soon
race-image
Ronaldo could take this out

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 5.30
Place1 1 $ 1.70
Place2 8 $ 1.20
Place3 3 $ 4.80
Quinella 1:8 $ 5.20
Trifecta 1:8:3 $ 209.60
First4 1:8:3:2 $ 1054.60

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 2 - ASCOT FARM MAIDEN
Time: 1:39 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
1 Wild West   F: 2
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Danica Guy )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Would have learned plenty from its second placing on debut. Drawn well here and it could use the rails and kick in the straight. Nice chance.
Main Danger
3 Whispering Wind   F: 34X5
  B(4) W(57.5)
Handy third placing on debut and hasn't been disgraced since. Looks to get a good run and there is good betting support coming.
Next Best
6 Cinzento   F: 48X36
  B(9) W(55.5)
 ( T-  John Bary )
Won
Dividends : $3.60 $1.50
Tough barrier of 12 but it looked good fresh up and battled well enough last time out. Needs luck but has the talent.
Include in Multis
8 Acting Up   F: 40X0
  B(5) W(55.5)
Disappointing last time out but could rebound nicely here. Backed as if it will improve so keep an eye on the markets.
Longer Odds
10 Pokuru Grace   F: 6X5
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Mark Brooks )
Likely to improve after running nicely last start. Goes into the mix.

Remarks

Most of the money at the top of the book
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Wild West is an each-way chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 3.60
Place1 6 $ 1.50
Place2 1 $ 1.40
Place3 18 $ 3.00
Quinella 1:6 $ 6.20
Trifecta 6:1:18 $ 102.80
First4 6:1:18:8 $ 623.90
Double 1/6+ $ 18.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 6, 8, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE MAIDEN
Time: 2:14 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
11 Aalaalune   F: 24X20
  B(10) W(55)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Has form in much harder races but it has been tough to follow to date. Needs to get the maiden win ticked off. That could come here.
Main Danger
6 Recension   F: 3057X
  B(2) W(57.5)
Backed as if there's no tomorrow. Showed some speed last campaign and it has been a serious betting move from double-figure odds.
Next Best
3 Soft Hearted   F: 08X2
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Drawn the rails and is coming off a much-improved second placing last time out. Each-way odds on offer are value.
Include in Multis
1 Rip Em Up   F: 4455X
  B(7) W(57.5)
Another runner which has been taking on much harder fields. Likely to get back in the run and hope for a strong tempo up front.
Longer Odds
5 Simona   F: 34
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Won
Dividends : $22.80 $5.10
Nothing wrong with its efforts to date. In the mix.

Remarks

Some high-profile runners in this
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Aalaalune goes close

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 22.80
Place1 5 $ 5.10
Place2 3 $ 2.30
Place3 4 $ 2.50
Quinella 3:5 $ 41.10
Trifecta 5:3:4 $ 474.90
First4 5:3:4:11 $ 3104.40

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 4 - PITCH SPORTS BAR & LUCKY LIZARD MAIDEN
Time: 2:49 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Kylie Bax   F: 23X
  B(6) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $3.10 $1.50
The good-looker of the race. Showed good ability against some nice types last season and it maps nicely for this. Top chance in a tough race.
Main Danger
1 Hierarchy   F: 4
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Looked good at the trials and battled away nicely on debut. Drawn well here and it has attracted the attention of Opie. Goes close.
Next Best
7 Duraaj   F:
  B(13) W(56.5)
Likely to handle conditions and run a nice race on debut. Trial form has been solid and it should be right around the mark.
Include in Multis
5 Craftyaffair   F: 366X3
  B(7) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Has the experience edge over the well-backed runners. Handy third placing when fresh and it could kick on with it now.
Longer Odds
3 Thunder   F:
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
 ( T-  Mark Lupton )
Could thunder down the outside. Gets a claimer in the saddle to help.

Remarks

Each way odds throughout this market
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Kylie Bax is a good type

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 3.10
Place1 6 $ 1.50
Place2 5 $ 2.00
Place3 1 $ 1.30
Quinella 5:6 $ 10.40
Trifecta 6:5:1 $ 33.10
First4 6:5:1:14 $ 144.20
Double 5/6+ $ 44.50
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - STARLIGHT CINEMA CENTRE
Time: 3:29 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 The Fugitive   F: 129X5
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
 ( T-  John Bary )
Nicely backed after showing good speed against a good field last start. Drawn well enough and it could return to winning form.
Main Danger
2 Top Brass   F: 1
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $1.70
Top effort on debut and it's likely to kick on with it now. Drawn awkwardly in barrier 10 so just requires some luck.
Next Best
12 Lilikoi   F: 64X1
  B(3) W(54.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Lived up to expectations with a win last time out. Could be a nice spring performaner and the light weight makes it easier.
Include in Multis
7 Lady Lira   F: 7X42X
  B(10) W(57)
Has only two runs last campaign, capped off with a handy second placing. Drawn wide but it could sit off them and come home late.
Longer Odds
11 Maybeashowoff   F: 57X75
  B(1) W(55.5)
Might head forward from the inside draw and kick strongly.

Remarks

Plenty of good form spread throughout this field
race-image
The Fugitive could escape with a win

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 4.20
Place1 2 $ 1.70
Place2 12 $ 1.60
Place3 3 $ 4.30
Quinella 2:12 $ 8.70
Trifecta 2:12:3 $ 169.00
First4 2:12:3:11 $ 1504.50

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (2) Top Brass(7) Lady Lira (9) The Fugitive (12) Lilikoi
R6 (4) Shadow Runner(6) Burgundy Rose
R7 (3) Blood Warrior(4) Bolt From The Blue
R8 (5) Acacia(7) Verbier (12) Zareeba (13) Gone West
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 7, 9, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - GENERATION HOMES TAUPO MAIDEN
Time: 4:04 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Burgundy Rose   F: 2X2
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Won
Dividends : $2.40 $1.30
Has had the benefit of having two race day starts. Both were solid second placings and it could go one better here. Drawn well and the claim helps.
Main Danger
4 Shadow Runner   F:
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
On debut after showing plenty of speed at the trials. In the right hands here and there has been good money placed.
Next Best
2 Patch Prince   F: 636X
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Handy third placing two back and although well beaten last start, there was some merit in that performance. Nice odds on offer.
Include in Multis
14 Qiji Melody   F: 8X
  B(9) W(55.5)
Didn't fire on debut but will have strengthened up nicely from that run. Runs at big odds and it could feature.
Longer Odds
10 Double Expresso   F:
  B(3) W(55.5)
Bred to show early speed and it could add some value.

Remarks

Could be some smart types in this
race-image
Stick with Burgundy Rose

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 2.40
Place1 6 $ 1.30
Place2 8 $ 2.50
Place3 12 $ 9.00
Quinella 6:8 $ 17.60
Trifecta 6:8:12 $ 485.50
First4 6:8:12:14 $ 3707.50
Double 2/6 $ 7.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 6, 10, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - PLACEMAKERS TAUPO
Time: 4:39 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Blood Warrior   F: 1X13X
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Looked well above average last season. Beaten last start but was hardly disgraced. Two wins prior were top class. Nice type in the making.
Main Danger
4 Bolt From The Blue   F: 9626X
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Should enjoy running in this grade after facing some strong fields to date. Owns good tactical speed and it has each-way value.
Next Best
7 Pierina   F: X420X
  B(2) W(55.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Stable is starting to find form. Looked good at times last season and its best could see it run close. Worth including.
Include in Multis
2 Ottavio   F: 62320
  B(10) W(59)
 ( J-  Rahul Beemud )
Should enjoy the 4kg coming off its back. Form prior to its last start was good so go with that.
Longer Odds
5 Fortune Patch   F: X9455
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Not far away to date and it could add some value.

Remarks

Good money with the favourite
race-image
Blood Warrior could return a winner

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 26.10
Place1 1 $ 4.70
Place2 3 $ 1.40
Place3 7 $ 2.00
Quinella 1:3 $ 23.70
Trifecta 1:3:7 $ 346.50
First4 1:3:7:5 $ 3158.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 5, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - HIGGINS TAUPO MAIDEN
Time: 5:14 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Verbier   F: 54X54
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
Getting close to a win after some solid efforts this time in. Drawn well and the odds are appealing here.
Main Danger
12 Zareeba   F: 089
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Placed
Dividend : $2.70
Hasn't done anything to date but there has been some specking in the betting with Opie riding. Rising in distance should help.
Next Best
13 Gone West   F: 55
  B(8) W(56)
Not too far away when fifth in two starts to date. Each-way odds on offer and that could attract some interest.
Include in Multis
5 Acacia   F: 270X4
  B(10) W(56.5)
Returned to form with a last-start fourth. Tricky draw but it could find some cover and go close here.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
2 Man Power   F: 57854
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Has fitness under its belt and that could help.

Remarks

Each-way types throughout the field
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Verbier has each-way claims

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 23.40
Place1 6 $ 5.90
Place2 11 $ 4.40
Place3 12 $ 2.70
Quinella 6:11 $ 118.00
Trifecta 6:11:12 $ 2414.80
First4 6:11:12:7 $ 7600.60
Double 1/6 $ 165.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 7, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%