M2 Tauranga – 14th March 2020

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M2 Tauranga – 14th March 2020

M2: Tauranga - 14th Mar, 2020

Start time:11:55 am
Weather:Fine
Track:Good3

Overview

Huge 10-race card with some quality racing throughout the day

Day's "Best"

R6 (4) Call Me Evie

Best "Each Way"

R2 (3) Metro Winner

Best "Roughie"

R7 (4) No Loitering
  • Race 1 - GARTSHORE CONSTRUCTION 1200
    Time: 11:55 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
      B(7) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Sam Spratt )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    Has taken its time to get to the races, but the patience could pay off. Looked handy the trials, so it goes on top.
    Main Danger
    3 Pango   F: 7X78X
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Richard Oliver )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Didn't quite live up to expectations last time in work but it's better than that. Could show that here.
    Next Best
    1 Snip   F: 20X27
      B(2) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Needs to rebound after a poor run last start, but it should find this easier. Looked good when second fresh up.
    Include in Multis
    6 Sheeznoteasy   F: 0X44X
      B(4) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
     ( T-  Jim Pender )
    Gets down in the weights after the claim. Doesn't need to improve too much to take this out.
    Longer Odds
    8 Crimson Star   F: 7538
      B(5) W(56)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
    Include for value.

    Remarks

    Extremely even contest in the first
    race-image
    Universal Stars could win on debut

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 3.60
    Place1 5 $ 1.50
    Place2 1 $ 2.00
    Place3 4 $ 1.90
    Quinella 1:5 $ 8.10
    Trifecta 5:1:4 $ 80.30
    First4 5:1:4:6 $ 284.70

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 4, 6, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - CROSSING FASHIONS IN THE FIELDS NEXT SATURDAY
    Time: 12:30 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    3 Metro Winner   F: 5
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.10 $1.00
    Ran well enough on debut to be considered here. In the right hands and it should be able to settle close and kick.
    Main Danger
    5 Aratai   F: 50X35
      B(4) W(58)
     ( J-  Richard Oliver )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Will appreciate the smaller field and it should get every chance from the draw. Likely to push forward and go close.
    Next Best
    12 Jack The Lass   F:
      B(3) W(56)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
     ( T-  Chris Wood )
    On debut and it looked solid in the trials. Drawn well and it shouldn't be too far away from them.
    Include in Multis
    4 Blade   F: 069X
      B(2) W(58.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.00
    Didn't fire last preparation but this isn't the strongest field to beat. We're likely to see improvement.
    Longer Odds
    6 Mac's Express   F: 780
      B(7) W(58)
     ( J-  Darren Danis )
    Consider with the claimer riding.

    Remarks

    Another even betting field
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    Metro Winner could be just that

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 2.10
    Place1 3 $ 1.00
    Place2 9 $ 2.60
    Place3 4 $ 1.00
    Quinella 3:9 $ 13.50
    Trifecta 3:9:4 $ 35.60
    First4 3:9:4:6 $ 122.90

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 4, 5, 6, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - BETHLEHEM MOTOR INN 1200
    Time: 1:05 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    6 Acutus   F: 54114
      B(3) W(56)
     ( J-  Darren Danis )
     ( T-  J & B Vance )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.80 $1.60
    A past winner on this track and there's nothing wrong with its recent form. Gets weight off its back and that helps. Top chance.
    Main Danger
    3 Raposa Rapida   F: 01333
      B(1) W(57)
    Another that gets weight off its back. Gets the inside draw, which should see it settle handy and kick hard. Goes into the mix.
    Next Best
    1 Donna Anne Billy   F: 02027
      B(5) W(60)
     ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
     ( T-  Bill Pomare )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.20
    Suited by the track and it will go forward and roll along. 3kg comes off the back to help with the big weight.
    Include in Multis
    5 Pierina   F: 81648
      B(4) W(56)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
    Talented on its day but it's not overly consistent. Punters are getting each-way odds so it's worth including.
    Longer Odds
    8 Liquid Inspiration   F: 52136
      B(6) W(54)
     ( J-  Tegan Newman )
    Could cause an upset. Worth sticking with.

    Remarks

    Small field but it should be a cracking contest
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    Acutus has class

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 2.80
    Place1 6 $ 1.60
    Place2 1 $ 3.20
    Quinella 1:6 $ 8.50
    Trifecta 6:1:4 $ 59.30
    First4 6:1:4:5 $ 101.30
    Treble 5+/3+/6+ $ 16.90

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 5, 6, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - APPLIANCE PLUS PANASONIC 1600
    Time: 1:40 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    4 Iron Eagle   F: 14371
      B(7) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
     ( T-  Peter McKay )
    Defied them when scoring last start and it could be too good for them again. Just needs to find a nice spot from the awkward draw.
    Main Danger
    7 Le Sablier   F: X5222
      B(3) W(54)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.00
    Continues to run second but it gets in with only 53kg on its back. Has to be competitive from there.
    Next Best
    5 Nasha Riva   F: 20251
      B(1) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Darren Danis )
     ( T-  Jim Pender )
    Last-start winner with the confidence levels up. Draws the rail and gets weight off its back, so include here.
    Include in Multis
    2 Tweedledee   F: 55213
      B(4) W(59)
     ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Hasn't done much wrong this season, including a win two back. Weight comes off and a win wouldn't be a surprise.
    Longer Odds
    1 Imelda Mary   F: 1300X
      B(2) W(59)
     ( J-  Tegan Newman )
    Won
    Dividends : $21.60 $6.80
    It's too good to leave out completely.

    Remarks

    Not much between this field top to bottom
    race-image
    Iron Eagle could go close

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 21.60
    Place1 1 $ 6.80
    Place2 2 $ 1.60
    Place3 7 $ 1.00
    Double 6+/1 $ 34.30

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 4, 5, 7
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - PACIFIC STONE KITCHEN AND VANITY BENCHTOPS 1400
    Time: 2:15 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    3 Honneur Noir   F: X5488
      B(8) W(60.5)
     ( J-  Darren Danis )
     ( T-  Peter Lock )
    Three-time winner on this track and with the light weight, it should be very tough to beat. Expect a form turnaround.
    Main Danger
    4 Arraignment   F: 74469
      B(3) W(59)
     ( T-  Danica Guy )
    Has the ability to win this race and it has come for big support. Better than what it has been showing.
    Next Best
    7 Luminous   F: 1507X
      B(6) W(57)
     ( J-  Ryoya Kozaki )
    Won
    Dividends : $7.40 $3.40
    Fresh up and it could find form quickly this campaign. This race is there for the taking and it shouldn't be far away.
    Include in Multis
    1 Griffin   F: 125X9
      B(1) W(62)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.60
    Didn't have much luck last time out. Gets the rails here, so has no chance of getting caught wide. Include at odds.
    Longer Odds
    2 Mont Ventoux   F: 4122X
      B(5) W(61.5)
     ( J-  Mubs Kareem )
    Could add some value at a double-figure price.

    Remarks

    Another compact but interesting race
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    Aileen Grace has winning claims

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 7 $ 7.40
    Place1 7 $ 3.40
    Place2 1 $ 2.60
    Quinella 1:7 $ 10.50
    Trifecta 7:1:8 $ 74.10
    First4 7:1:8:6 $ 413.80
    Quaddie 3+/6+/1/7 $ 425.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 4, 7
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - GRACE TEAM ACCOUNTING 1400
    Time: 2:55 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    4 Call Me Evie   F: 21223
      B(2) W(58)
     ( T-  Bill Pomare )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Has had two starts on this track for a win and a placing. Nothing wrong with that form and it gets all favours from the draw. Goes close.
    Main Danger
    6 Mongolian Dynasty   F: 43317
      B(3) W(58)
     ( J-  Sam Spratt )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    Didn't fire last start but we're expecting a bounce-back performance. Could push forward and settle handy.
    Next Best
    2 Victory Glory   F: 3314
      B(9) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Darren Danis )
     ( T-  Chris Wood )
    Did the job nicely two back and it wasn't all that far behind last time out. Tough draw but the market support is there.
    Include in Multis
    8 Honesty   F: X8637
      B(8) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
    Mixing its form a touch this season but it always has a winning chance. Punters are getting good odds, so include.
    Longer Odds
    9 Speechmaker   F: 899X2
      B(6) W(56.5)
    Won
    Dividends : $8.30 $2.50
    Nice race last start, so consider on that alone.

    Remarks

    It looks a competitive contest
    race-image
    Call Me Evie looks a good bet

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 9 $ 8.30
    Place1 9 $ 2.50
    Place2 4 $ 1.40
    Place3 6 $ 1.90
    Quinella 4:9 $ 14.70
    Trifecta 9:4:6 $ 155.30
    First4 9:4:6:7 $ 2180.10
    Double 7/9 $ 42.20
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 4, 6, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - SUPER LIQUOR GREERTON 1400
    Time: 3:33 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    3 Pop Star Princess   F: 61202
      B(3) W(56)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    Gallant effort when second last time out. Gets everything run to suit here and it should go well. Money is coming for it.
    Main Danger
    1 Go Nicholas   F: 1115X
      B(4) W(60)
     ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
    Won
    Dividends : $4.90 $2.30
    Went off the boil for a touch but rebounded with three consecutive wins last prep. That form is tough to look past.
    Next Best
    2 Polly Grey   F: 113X6
      B(1) W(57.5)
    Found that level of racing a touch too tough fresh up. Better for the run under the belt and it shouldn't be overlooked.
    Include in Multis
    5 Hypnos   F: 51660
      B(2) W(55)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    It can get hot at any given moment, so it's always worth including. Drawn well and a form reversal is imminent.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    4 No Loitering   F: 28354
      B(6) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Darren Danis )
     ( T-  Iain Marks )
    Worth including at the price. Upset material.

    Remarks

    Interesting race to kick off the quaddie
    race-image
    Pop Star Princess is all class

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 4.90
    Place1 1 $ 2.30
    Place2 3 $ 1.90
    Quinella 1:3 $ 5.20
    Trifecta 1:3:5 $ 39.60
    First4 1:3:5:7 $ 98.20
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R7 (1) Go Nicholas(2) Polly Grey (3) Pop Star Princess
    R8 (2) Rocking Along(5) Son Of Sasanof (9) Beyond Sacred (14) Melusina
    R9 (1) Equinox(3) Phantom Witness (6) O'Charm
    R10 (1) Vittachi(2) You're Welcome (9) Savastep
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - ALL FROCKED UP GIRLS 1600
    Time: 4:08 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Rocking Along   F: 4X343
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Chris Dell )
    Stable is going well and punters are getting value odds. Two solid placings from three starts this time in, so it goes on top.
    Main Danger
    5 Son Of Sasanof   F: 83476
      B(7) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Reese Jones )
     ( T-  Jim Collett )
    When right, it's more than capable of putting away a field like this. Just needs the right run in transit, but that should come.
    Next Best
    9 Beyond Sacred   F: 3
      B(12) W(58)
     ( J-  Sam Spratt )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    Giving away experience but it has more upside than most. Handy effort for third on debut, so stick with it.
    Include in Multis
    14 Melusina   F: 43737
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
    Mixing its form but its best would see it running close. Drops right down in weight and it could attract value punters.
    Longer Odds
    13 Jakama Krystal   F: 49445
      B(8) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
     ( T-  Glynn Brick )
    It's good enough to win a race of this nature.

    Remarks

    Great value throughout the field
    race-image
    Rocking Along could rock

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 8.40
    Place1 10 $ 2.80
    Place2 9 $ 1.90
    Place3 4 $ 2.60
    Quinella 9:10 $ 14.50
    Trifecta 10:9:4 $ 269.10
    First4 10:9:4:13 $ 2795.50
    Double 1/10 $ 32.10

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 5, 9, 13, 14
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 9 - ULTIMATE MAZDA JAPAN TROPHY NEXT SATURDAY 1200
    Time: 4:43 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    3 Phantom Witness   F: 11
      B(6) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Ryoya Kozaki )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.70
    Unbeaten after two starts and it looks a nice type in the making. Should get a good run in transit and push forward. Big chance.
    Main Danger
    1 Equinox   F: 21745
      B(2) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
    Stablemate to the favourite and it has the experience edge. Drops in weight with the claim and that's a big help. Danger.
    Next Best
    6 O'Charm   F: 42113
      B(4) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Sam Spratt )
    Won
    Dividends : $6.30 $1.70
    Owns enough speed to handle the Te Akau pair. Showed that speed twice this campaign, and punters are getting great odds.
    Include in Multis
    7 Appellant   F: 506X3
      B(7) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Richard Oliver )
    Returned from a spell with a good effort last start. Tough to overlook its best form, so include here.
    Longer Odds
    5 Bullybrook   F: 2217X
      B(1) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Chris Dell )
     ( T-  Ray Gavin )
    Chance to sprint well in a fresh state.

    Remarks

    A quality field so follow the form out of this race
    race-image
    Phantom Witness could remain unbeaten

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 6.30
    Place1 6 $ 1.70
    Place2 2 $ 3.10
    Place3 3 $ 1.70
    Quinella 2:6 $ 23.90
    Trifecta 6:2:3 $ 149.00
    First4 6:2:3:4 $ 913.90

    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 10 - WORLDS END BAR AND RESTAURANT FRASER COVE 2100
    Time: 5:18 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 You're Welcome   F: 44335
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Ryoya Kozaki )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.10
    This stable can't do much wrong at the moment and it should prove tough to beat. Just needs to lift a touch to win.
    Main Danger
    1 Vittachi   F: 09X53
      B(9) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
    Better for the two runs back from a spell. Looked good when running third last start and that's a good form guide.
    Next Best
    9 Savastep   F: 52477
      B(7) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Sam Spratt )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    It's good when right and it should be able to settle handy and show a good kick. Decent enough odds to entertain.
    Include in Multis
    8 Ohthoserussians   F: 75565
      B(2) W(56)
    Won
    Dividends : $6.90 $2.40
    Battling efforts of late but it doesn't need to improve too much to win. Chance with the claimer in the saddle.
    Longer Odds
    4 Our Wonderland   F: 80439
      B(4) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Andrew Calder )
    Could exceed expectations. Consider.

    Remarks

    Each-way field to close the card
    race-image
    You're Welcome could win

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 6.90
    Place1 8 $ 2.40
    Place2 2 $ 2.10
    Place3 9 $ 1.80
    Quinella 2:8 $ 29.40
    Trifecta 8:2:9 $ 262.40
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 4, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%