M2: TAURANGA – 05 OCTOBER 2018

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M2: TAURANGA – 05 OCTOBER 2018

M02: Tauranga Races - 5th Oct, 2018

Start time:12:17 pm
Weather:FINE
Track:GOOD3

Overview

Don't be late today - the headline act is R1. What a tidy field of 3yos has been gathered.

Day's "Best"

R1 (5) Media Sensation

Best "Each Way"

R7 (6) Savapak

Best "Roughie"

R5 (9) Rich Billie Marsh

Race 1 - CAMBRIDGE STUD 5 TIME BREEDER OF THE YEAR 3YO SW+P
Time: 12:17 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Tangerine, white stars (b&f), striped sleeves & tangerine cap
5 Media Sensation   F: 11X
  B(7) W(56.5)
Trainer has waited a week to press the go button.Has looked after army of backers. The headline act - get it?
Main Danger
Cream, brown striped sleeves, sash & cap
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Placed
Dividend : $1.20
Brilliant on debut. Won't be a no contest with him in the field/
Next Best
Yellow, navy blue striped sleeves, quartered cap
4 Wisdom Patch   F: 214X
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Scr from duel with stablemate last Saturday and saved for this. Badly beaten when in bad mood start before winter spell
Include in Multis
Red, yellow stars (b&f), red & yellow halved sleeves, red cap with yellow star
7 Van Irving   F: 18X
 ( J-  scratched )
Flew late to win debut, couldn't get clear room second up. 1000 Guineas hinges on top three finish
Longer Odds
Dark blue, gold striped sleeves & cap
3 Spirits Aubeer   F: 68X1
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rowena Smyth )
Won
Dividends : $4.60 $1.50
Weak last prep/ Started new one in great style. Needs to stretch rest with brisk pace

Remarks

Gear changes: Not Usual Current (AUS): Blinkers on
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Coleman

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 4.60
Place1 3 $ 1.50
Place2 1 $ 1.20
Place3 8 $ 4.90
Quinella 1,3 $ 6.70
Trifecta 3:1:8 $ 176.70
First4 3:1:8:5 $ 631.30

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 2 - CAMBRIDGESTUD.CO.NZ RATING 72
Time: 12:52 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
White, red spot, emerald green sleeves, red cap
4 Bevan Street   F: X134X
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
5yo now. Formline Ok, thought he might have been slightly higher up the ladder. Two wins have come at expense of some smart ones.
Main Danger
Royal blue, white crossed sashes, white cap
12 One Bakerstreet   F: 315X1
  B(12) W(56)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Too speedy fresh-up. Will need to fly gates from 15. Price been smashed - and rightly so
Next Best
Yellow, red stars, black armbands & cap
10 Aileen Grace   F: 2143X
  B(3) W(56)
Nicely bred, nicely drawn, unbeaten two course...nice
Include in Multis
White; red, white & black chequered sash, red cap with chequered strip
7 Iffindoubt   F: 2469X
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  M, & K Murdoch )
Placed
Dividend : $3.40
Trainer has a couple in here. Think she has Innes on best chance
Longer Odds
Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
1 The Bandito   F: 222X8
  B(5) W(60)
Placed
Dividend : $3.30
Lot in favour...firmer track for one.....2kgs claim another...has won here too

Remarks

Gear changes: Iffindoubt: Tongue Tie on
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Waddell

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 28.60
Place1 5 $ 7.70
Place2 1 $ 3.30
Place3 7 $ 3.40
Quinella 1,5 $ 116.80
Trifecta 5:1:7 $ 11394.40
Double 3/5 $ 253.20
DBL conc 3/1 $ 25.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 7, 10, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - BREED WITH CAMBRIDGE STUD RATING 65
Time: 1:27 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
6 Icebomb   F: 212X2
  B(6) W(58)
Won
Dividends : $2.30 $1.30
Not the soundest mare around. If she holds it altogether can rise a couple of classes this summer
Main Danger
Hot pink, black & sky blue striped sleeves, hot pink cap with black pom pom
4 Aniceta   F: 7314X
  B(4) W(58)
Promising mare. Trainer needs good horse to lean on.
Next Best
White, black Maltese Cross & sleeves, white armbands & cap
1 Kamikaze Rebel   F: 406X2
  B(1) W(59)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Races well here. Looked old self last start. Pulled up lame start before spell
Include in Multis
Navy blue, white band with navy blue & red stylised logo (b&f), white armbands & cap
7 Zappeur   F: 70X52
  B(5) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
One win from 10. Thought she would have pushed on to loftier heights by now
Longer Odds
Black, gold circles, black cap
3 Nopele   F: 890X2
  B(3) W(58.5)
Produced one out of the blue freshup. Scr Sunday meet

Remarks

Gear changes: Ming's Emperor: Tongue Tie off
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 2.30
Place1 6 $ 1.30
Place2 8 $ 2.70
Place3 7 $ 2.00
Quinella 6,8 $ 24.30
Trifecta 6:8:7 $ 149.60
First4 6:8:7:4 $ 430.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - BURGUNDY AT CAMBRIDGE STUD RATING 65
Time: 2:02 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, gold braces, royal blue sleeves, light blue armbands, royal blue & gold qtd cap
8 Pearlescence   F: 75284
  B(7) W(56.5)
Member of Baker's B team for sure. Quite capable of earning a promotion, though must try harder. Another rider change
Main Danger
Black & light blue quarters, lime green & red hooped sleeves, light blue cap
3 Prior Engagement   F: 70X03
  B(12) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Placed
Dividend : $2.70
Sharp rise in distance brought better fortunes. Surely can't falter with even more distance to travel.
Next Best
Oxford blue, steel grey sleeves & oxford blue cap
1 English Gambler   F: 22122
  B(3) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Won
Dividends : $2.00 $1.10
Five starts, 5 cheques....quite the gambler. A winter horse, though. Connections spinning the wheel.
Include in Multis
White, royal blue triangle (b&f), sleeves & cap
2 Seconds Out   F: 79085
  B(8) W(58)
An old old stager now but not ready to check out. Fashioned good record here over the years.
Longer Odds
Pink & white chequers,white sleeves,pink arm bands and cap
9 St Saturnin   F: 67287
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $6.80
Saves best for here. Only been picking up petty cash for while now, though

Remarks

Gear changes: Seconds Out: Blinkers on The Cossack: Blinkers on
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Satherley

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.00
Place1 1 $ 1.10
Place2 9 $ 6.80
Place3 3 $ 2.70
Quinella 1,9 $ 41.40
Trifecta 1:9:3 $ 383.60
First4 1:9:3:7 $ 4235.90
Double 6/1 $ 4.40
DBL conc 6/9 $ 18.50
Treble 5/6/1 $ 222.70
Quaddie 3/5/6/1 $ 3105.40
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - TAVISTOCK AT CAMBRIDGE STUD OPEN HCP
Time: 2:37 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $35000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
3 Seraphim   F: 1110X
  B(5) W(54)
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Unlike mum has proved a failure at staying. 1400m fresh-up looks ideal.
Main Danger
Royal blue, white crossed sashes, white cap
8 Smart Dragon   F: 212X8
  B(8) W(54)
Got slayed fresh-up, though luck didn't go his way. Super smart on top of the ground and carrying just 50kgs today
Next Best
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
1 Watch This Space   F: 70X78
  B(4) W(60)
Won
Dividends : $7.70 $2.20
In tremendous form this time last year, winning three from four. Much fitter this prep.
Include in Multis
Turquoise & pink quarters, turquoise sleeves, quartered cap
7 Mighty Me   F: 66231
  B(7) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Hard nosed sprinter who would have appreciated it a bit wetter.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Emerald green, red horseshoes, black sleeves, red cap
9 Rich Billie Marsh   F: 47654
  B(1) W(54)
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
An aged mare you love to watch. Just gets out and runs. Ignore at your peril on this course

Remarks

Stipe Comment: SMART DRAGON - Held up for clear running around the bend and early in the final straight.
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Ramsay

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 7.70
Place1 1 $ 2.20
Place2 3 $ 1.40
Place3 9 $ 2.80
Quinella 1,3 $ 15.40
Trifecta 1:3:9 $ 214.90
First4 1:3:9:6 $ 1721.30
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (1) Watch This Space(3) Seraphim (8) Smart Dragon
R6 (4) Sound Works(9) Lips Of An Angel (12) Easy M'Lady
R7 (3) Felaar(6) Savapak (8) Lady Shabeel (12) Podravina
R8 (4) Fancy More(6) Codecracker
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AT CAMBRIDGE STUD RATING 65
Time: 3:12 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Jade, silver fernleaf, silver sleeves, jade diamond armbands, silver & jade diamond cap
12 Easy M'Lady   F: 1
  B(9) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Could be as good as Hello M'Lady, says trainer. Made a great start to rivalling her.
Main Danger
Navy blue, stylized logo in gold, navy blue & gold quartered cap
9 Lips Of An Angel   F: 1248X
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Only win come over 1400m. Looks a mare who would improve with time. Cruz brothers cranking up spring team
Next Best
Light blue, black sleeves, red cap
4 Sound Works   F: 03375
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Flattened by heavy tracks last two. No excuses today...unless it rains of course.
Include in Multis
Royal blue, white crossed sashes, white cap
1 Secret Ambition   F: 000X3
  B(8) W(60.5)
Big run fresh. Up another 200m. Needs 2000m or more to be at top of game
Longer Odds
White, red diamonds with stylised logo, black sleeves, red cap
10 Vasiliki   F: 160X4
  B(6) W(56.5)
Couldn't get close to tearaways fresh. Every opportunity to improve on that over 1400m

Remarks

Gear changes: King's Secret: Blinkers off
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Lammas

Results

Race Dividends
Win 14 $ 38.00
Place1 14 $ 6.70
Place2 9 $ 2.20
Place3 5 $ 5.00
Quinella 9,14 $ 115.80
Trifecta 14:9:5 $ 6120.60
Double 1/14 $ 158.20
DBL conc 1/9 $ 16.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 9, 10, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - ALMANZOR AT CAMBRIDGE STUD RATING 72
Time: 3:47 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
White, red spot, emerald green sleeves, red cap
6 Savapak   F: 239X3
  B(5) W(59)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Had to fight way into clear last start. Once in open let down very well. With more luck in races would be better than one-win horse.
Main Danger
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
3 Felaar   F: 312X8
  B(6) W(59)
Comeback race in August spoiled by the puggy ground. Will be a real staying star this prep.
Next Best
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
12 Podravina   F: 29X31
  B(3) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Real grit to deny a smart one last start. Baker looks to have another fast emerging stayer on his hands
Include in Multis
Purple, black & gold chequered sleeves, purple cap
2 Manhattan Flame   F: 48X02
  B(12) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Grant Cooksley )
Iceman backing up on this fellow after long sustained run for second last start. Trainer got the ride he had been looking for
Longer Odds
Cambridge blue, black fleur de lys, cambridge blue, black diamond band & diamond chequered cap
8 Lady Shabeel   F: 37X10
  B(2) W(58)
Failed to handle grade rise last start. Back in R72 ranks

Remarks

A 1, 2 for Marsh? Gear changes: Felaar: Bar Plates (Front) on Lady Shabeel: Blinkers off Whopper's: Concussion Plates (Front) on Ujumpijump: Blinkers off
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Marsh

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 15.90
Place1 9 $ 4.00
Place2 12 $ 2.20
Place3 11 $ 6.90
Quinella 9,12 $ 39.80
Trifecta 9:12:11 $ 1080.30
First4 9:12:11:3 $ 7074.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 6, 8, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - 134 GR.1 WINNERS SIRED AT CAMBRIDGE STUD RATING 65
Time: 4:22 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Purple, black & gold chequered sleeves, purple cap
4 Fancy More   F: 15X22
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Placed
Dividend : $1.20
Senior on today. Should take this out. Was entered Livamol day as well
Main Danger
Cambridge blue, yellow star, cambridge blue sleeves with yellow stars, cambridge blue cap with yellow stars
6 Codecracker   F: 21523
  B(7) W(57)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Smart mare's fast track form under scrutiny. Maintained consistency on a dead rater last start though apart from the top 2 it was a very lame affair. Gear addition
Next Best
Peacock blue, white sashes, red cap
1 Thee Auld Cruizer   F: 73641
  B(10) W(59)
Class breeding to fore in maiden win. Beat nothing to be honest
Include in Multis
White, red diamonds & sleeves, white cap
7 Dream On   F: 28315
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Firm footing didn't seem to bother last start. Tick for step-up to mile
Longer Odds
Royal blue, white crossed sashes & arm band, royal blue cap with white pom pom
5 Tryfan   F: 21965
  B(2) W(58)
Won
Dividends : $11.20 $2.50
Danielle J on Mum's horse...the almighty Johnsons......A mile today won't pose a problem the way it finished over 1400m last start

Remarks

Gear changes: Codecracker: Blinkers on
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Crawford

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 11.20
Place1 5 $ 2.50
Place2 6 $ 2.00
Place3 4 $ 1.20
Place6 6,7,8/1,3,9/1,3,9/5,9,14/9,11, $ 130.60
Quinella 5,6 $ 27.60
Trifecta 5:6:4 $ 148.60
First4 5:6:4:7 $ 540.80
Double 9/5 $ 52.50
DBL conc 9/6 $ 17.30
Treble 14/9/5 $ 4910.20
Quaddie 1/14/9/5 $ 23414.70
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%