M2 Tauranga – 31st July 2019

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M2 Tauranga – 31st July 2019

M2: Tauranga - 31st Jul, 2019

Start time:12:30 pm
Weather:Showery
Track:Heavy11

Overview

Final meeting of the season and there's some nice types in action

Day's "Best"

R2 (1) Fleurgundy

Best "Each Way"

R7 (2) Beau Jeu

Best "Roughie"

R5 (4) Dalmar

Race 1 - GARTSHORE 1600
Time: 12:30 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
12 Kiwianna   F: 50X94
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Going through its gears this season and looked good when running fourth last time out. Looks ready to score an overdue win.
Main Danger
1 Hunua Hank   F: 45X58
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
A touch disappointing last start but it has ability and should enjoy the conditions at Tauranga. Drawing well always helps, too.
Next Best
4 Van Blanc   F: 0X582
  B(13) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Won
Dividends : $7.30 $2.90
Stablemate to Hunua Hank so watch the late betting moves. Much better second placing last time out and it's a good chance on that.
Include in Multis
8 Touch The Clouds   F: 7X445
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Rarely too far away from the prize and this isn't an overly deep field. Should be right in the mix.
Longer Odds
15 Reflection   F:
  B(15)
 ( J-  )
Gets a good chance to turn around some moderate form.

Remarks

Big field and big value
race-image
Kiwianna looks a nice chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 7.30
Place1 4 $ 2.90
Place2 1 $ 2.00
Place3 8 $ 2.60
Quinella 1:4 $ 15.10
Trifecta 4:1:8 $ 205.80
First4 4:1:8:13 $ 2640.90
Quaddie 4/6/1+/6 $ 10542.70
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 8, 12, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - LASER PLUMBING TE PUKE MAIDEN 1200
Time: 1:05 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Fleurgundy   F: 6X2
  B(4) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Has race experience which helps and there wasn't much wrong with its second placing last start. Odds are short but it should go close.
Main Danger
5 Desert Mirage   F:
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Went well at the trials and it's bred to handle the sting out of the ground. Plenty of money on and that's always a good sign. Chance.
Next Best
4 Amazing Team   F: 37269
  B(6) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Mixing its form which is concerning, but has talent at best. Runs at each-way odds and could add some value to this race.
Include in Multis
6 Sweet Clementine   F: 5
  B(3) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Won
Dividends : $9.50 $2.30
Not too far behind them on debut and the odds on offer are appealing. An upset could happen in this race so include.
Longer Odds
3 Bullybrook   F:
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rowena Smyth )
 ( T-  Ray Gavin )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Could show something on debut.

Remarks

Couple of very well-backed types in this
race-image
Fleurgundy is a top chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 9.50
Place1 6 $ 2.30
Place2 3 $ 1.80
Place3 1 $ 1.30
Quinella 3:6 $ 24.80
Trifecta 6:3:1 $ 166.80
First4 6:3:1:5 $ 676.10
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - OASIS BAR AND GRILL MAIDEN 1200
Time: 1:40 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Raz   F: 48X23
  B(11) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
 ( T-  John Bell )
Won
Dividends : $1.80 $1.30
Two placings from two starts this campaign and a win won't be far away. Drawn wide but it should find a nice spot and go close.
Main Danger
2 Sweet Painted Lady   F: 0X3
  B(9) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Showed nothing on debut but improved nicely to run third last time out. Looks a winnable race for many of these.
Next Best
9 Quintana   F: 7X9X6
  B(1) W(57.5)
Gets the inside draw and every chance of turning its form around. Likely needed the run last time out. Include.
Include in Multis
4 Poppy O'Neill   F: 6500X
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
Last couple of runs last campaign were poor. Is better than that so we're allowing another chance here.
Longer Odds
3 More Than Enough   F: 95X
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Joshua Kam )
Placed
Dividend : $7.60
Could run well at upset odds.

Remarks

Most of the money at the top of the book
race-image
Raz is well-backed

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 1.80
Place1 1 $ 1.30
Place2 5 $ 3.30
Place3 3 $ 7.60
Quinella 1:5 $ 15.70
Trifecta 1:5:3 $ 539.90
First4 1:5:3:6 $ 5199.90
Double 6/1+ $ 19.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - OCEAN EMPEROR, THE GOOD LOOKING BOY MAIDEN 1200
Time: 2:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Mr Pickles   F: 4
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
Having race experience helps and getting the 3kg off its back also helps. Drawn well and it looks a nice each-way type.
Main Danger
3 Making Waves   F: 75
  B(9) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Just behind them in two starts to date but has plenty of improvement to come. Looks set to run a solid race.
Next Best
8 Ihu   F:
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Didn't fire at the trials but wasn't asked to do much. Has been well supported and that's a good sign. Chance if it goes forward from the jump.
Include in Multis
7 Diogenes   F:
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Tough to overlook a debut runner from this stable. Has trial form and is paying nice odds. Watch for late moves.
Longer Odds
9 Le Patron   F: 9866X
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Has upside and a chance to add some value to this race.

Remarks

Plenty of each-way value in the quaddie opener
race-image
Mr Pickles could pick them off

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 61.30
Place1 6 $ 10.20
Place2 8 $ 2.20
Place3 3 $ 1.80
Quinella 6:8 $ 120.40
Trifecta 6:8:3 $ 2835.30
First4 6:8:3:7 $ 4559.80
Treble 6/1+/6 $ 1653.30
Quaddie 4/6/1+/6 $ 10542.70

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R4 (1) Mr Pickles(3) Making Waves (7) Diogenes (8) Ihu
R5 (1) Mount Midoriyama(2) Cameahotfriday (6) Dudewithattitude
R6 (6) Into The Deep(8) Geri (9) Damesel (10) Haere Up
R7 (2) Beau Jeu(6) Rodmar (11) Easy Walking
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 5 - GRAHAM BROWN AND CO CELEBRATION 1400
Time: 2:54 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Mount Midoriyama   F: 8X084
  B(4) W(59.5)
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Finally got back to good form last time out when fourth. Has more talent than most here and that could show up. Top pick.
Main Danger
2 Cameahotfriday   F: 64356
  B(3) W(59)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Has been just behind them all season but won't need to improve too much to take this out. Looks set for a big effort.
Next Best
6 Dudewithattitude   F: 60034
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
 ( T-  Jim Pender )
Last couple of runs have been good and it has drawn to get a nice run throughout. Sitting on the speed helps here so expect that.
Include in Multis
8 I'ma Shygirl   F: 80X93
  B(7) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Mubs Kareem )
 ( T-  Jim Pender )
Doesn't win often but gets a run at its home track here. Also gets a big claim, taking it down to 50.5kg. Chance on that.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
4 Dalmar   F: 88210
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
 ( T-  Simon Rees )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Good win two back so go on that effort.

Remarks

Competitive field lining up here
race-image
Will Mount Midoriyama climb to that top?

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 6.20
Place1 5 $ 1.50
Place2 4 $ 3.00
Place3 7 $ 3.60
Quinella 4:5 $ 25.80
Trifecta 5:4:7 $ 442.40
First4 5:4:7:1 $ 3063.40
Double 6/5 $ 248.80

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 6 - FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE MAIDEN 1400
Time: 3:29 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Geri   F: 9X22
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Back-to-back second placings coming into this have been very good. Is going to score a win shortly and it could come here. Top chance.
Main Danger
6 Into The Deep   F: 68
  B(11) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Two runs to date have been only fair, but it likely needed the time. Drawn wide but that could be the place to be come Race 6.
Next Best
9 Damesel   F: 5X354
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Just behind the pace to date but has been far from disgraced. Will continue to grind away and could add some value here.
Include in Multis
10 Haere Up   F: 3
  B(12) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rebecca Scott )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Good effort on debut for third and getting the 3kg claimer in the saddle is a bonus. Nice chance based on that.
Longer Odds
11 Belle Of Georgia   F: 7046
  B(6) W(56.5)
Could run well at each-way odds.

Remarks

Many of these will break maidens soon
race-image
Geri could go one better

Results

Race Dividends
Win 15 $ 66.50
Place1 15 $ 14.00
Place2 10 $ 2.10
Place3 6 $ 1.90
Quinella 10:15 $ 140.10
Trifecta 15:10:6 $ 4559.10
First4 15:10:6:8 $ 4481.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
6, 8, 9, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - QUICK COUNT 2100
Time: 4:04 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
2 Beau Jeu   F: X4348
  B(5) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Better than its recent form suggests and it gets a valuable 2kg off its back. Has talent and could show that here.
Main Danger
6 Rodmar   F: 00701
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Anna Jones )
Won
Dividends : $7.20 $2.40
Got the job done nicely last start and could easily go back-to-back in these conditions. Right in the mix.
Next Best
11 Easy Walking   F: 65X43
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Indicated that a win isn't far off when running third last start. Tricky draw but with a good ride, it looks tough to hold out.
Include in Multis
8 Wagner   F: 5X955
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Nafish Alam )
4kg coming off its back is its biggest asset. Nice chance if it gets a good ride and it could improve on recent battling efforts.
Longer Odds
5 Flyingflynn   F: 87148
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Always possesses upset material.

Remarks

Another good-value field for punters
race-image
Beau Jeu is a leading hope

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 7.20
Place1 6 $ 2.40
Place2 7 $ 4.50
Place3 11 $ 1.70
Quinella 6:7 $ 84.90
Trifecta 6:7:11 $ 742.90
First4 6:7:11:3 $ 2195.20
Double 15/6 $ 301.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 6, 8, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%