M2: TAURANGA – 6th Feb 2019

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M2: TAURANGA – 6th Feb 2019

M02: Tauranga - 6th Feb, 2019

Start time:12:00 am
Weather:Fine
Track:Good3

Overview

He's only won one from 18 but obviously Te Akau saw something in import Al Karam (r5).

Day's "Best"

R7 (2) Fiscal Fantasy

Best "Each Way"

R4 (3) Star Treasure

Best "Roughie"

R3 (14) Germanicus

Race 1 - MILLS REEF WINERY MAIDEN 1200
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Mrs Rumble   F: 52
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Just beaten second up New Plymouth. Should have won
Main Danger
9 Quattro Katie   F: 53532
  B(3) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Te Akau returned North after failing to win from five starts in South. Won't get any favours here either.
Next Best
5 Pokuru's Gift   F:
  B(1) W(57.5)
Two wins at trials, Riddell riding this Rock 'N Pop for Te Akau. He''ll be in orange more often now Rusof has gone.
Include in Multis
2 Mr Universe   F: 30460
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
 ( T-  Jacob McKay )
Won
Dividends : $4.00 $1.50
Has shown promise in few runs to date and this a bit easier field than last time
Longer Odds
8 Wild Like   F:
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Paul Gallagher )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Pike newcomer placed in 4 trials. Dam kept on coming up just short in group races

Remarks

Stipe Comment: WAY EASY - Raced three wide without cover
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 4.00
Place1 2 $ 1.50
Place2 4 $ 3.20
Place3 3 $ 3.90
Quinella 2:4 $ 27.50
Trifecta 2:4:3 $ 421.30
First4 2:4:3:9 $ 2020.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 8, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - LASER PLUMBING TAURANGA 1600
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Masetto   F: X1155
  B(7) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Eveything gone pear-shaped/ been getting well back in races. Still in Derby contention, however
Main Danger
5 Concert Hall   F: 9X127
  B(3) W(57)
Won
Dividends : $1.90 $1.20
Put a line through last start. Went to post virtually untested unable to get running room
Next Best
3 Lady Painton   F: 9X324
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Trip to Awapuni a heartbreaker. Still looking for an opening
Include in Multis
4 Bobby Dee   F: 31061
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Baker finally found the right race for him. Always out of depth in listed company
Longer Odds
7 Lauramia   F: 41501
  B(4) W(56)
 ( T-  Bill Pomare )
Shocked punters last start. They wont leave out of sights today

Remarks

Stipe Comment: CONCERT HALL - Held up for clear racing room for the majority of the straight.
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Masetto

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 1.90
Place1 5 $ 1.20
Place2 3 $ 1.80
Place3 2 $ 1.80
Quinella 3:5 $ 5.70
Trifecta 5:3:2 $ 26.90
First4 5:3:2:1 $ 107.50
Trifecta - Selected!

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 3 - LASER PLUMBING TE PUKE MAIDEN 1400
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Nordic   F: 2
  B(10) W(58)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Drew 11 debut, got onto pace. fought hard. Up aganst very tame bunch here
Main Danger
13 Oratia   F: 6
  B(12) W(56)
Very green debut, Matt Cameron reported. Aussie mum was 3rd in 2009 Kelt Stakes.
Next Best
8 Babiche   F: 820
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $2.70
Jock dropped whip when narrowly beaten second up. Couldn't get the mile last time.
Include in Multis
1 Flying Trapeze   F: 0X26L
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Threw rider last time. had 3 placings so not dismissing in this.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
14 Germanicus   F: 060
  B(9) W(58)
 ( T-  Danica Guy )
Wonderfully bred, though you wouldn't know it by results so far.

Remarks

Gear changes: Mr Incredibull (AUS): Tongue Tie off Babiche: Lugging Bit off, Standard Bit on Germanicus: Standard Bit off, Blinkers off, Lugging Bit on
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Waddell

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 7.60
Place1 12 $ 1.80
Place2 4 $ 1.30
Place3 8 $ 2.70
Quinella 4:12 $ 4.90
Trifecta 12:4:8 $ 105.40
First4 12:4:8:14 $ 618.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 8, 13, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - HAPPY 70TH BIRTHDAY CAROL RICKARD 1200
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
3 Star Treasure   F: X3043
  B(1) W(59)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
O'Sullivan making real headway with this former exciting 2yo who was unlucky 5th in 2017 Karaka Million
Main Danger
4 Short Fuse   F: X1225
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Talented but not raced since Boxing Day. Rusty?
Next Best
10 Together   F: 5X311
  B(8) W(56)
Part of Te Akau's second-tier team? Better than that I feel. It's all come together
Include in Multis
2 High Distinction   F: 7X231
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
 ( T-  Cody Cole )
Cody Cole took over training from dad three starts ago. Been in money since.
Longer Odds
9 Wonder Woman   F: X1382
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Tegan Newman will retain ride as long as the mare keeps responding to her urgings...and that's unlikely to end today

Remarks

Gear changes: Chadsdale: Blinkers off Together: Barrier Blanket off, Barrier Blindfold on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 8.60
Place1 7 $ 2.40
Place2 6 $ 4.60
Place3 4 $ 1.70
Quinella 6:7 $ 61.70
Trifecta 7:6:4 $ 646.80
First4 7:6:4:3 $ 3171.80
Treble 5+/12/7 $ 182.50
Quaddie 2/5+/12/7 $ 825.10

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R4 (3) Star Treasure(4) Short Fuse (10) Together
R5 (3) Pretty To Sea(4) Pop Star Princess
R6 (7) Emerald Amour(8) Excelsior Island (9) Witchery (11) Toitoi
R7 (2) Fiscal Fantasy(8) Adis (10) Incantesimo
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - LASER ELECTRICAL TAURANGA 1400
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Pop Star Princess   F: 13652
  B(6) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Take my mare on at your own peril, trainer warns rivals
Main Danger
3 Pretty To Sea   F: 47X18
  B(1) W(57)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
.Imported from Aussie by the Lindsays. Caught in tight quarters in the Concorde
Next Best
6 Veine D'Or   F: 44113
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Ran home strongly Jan 25 after a poor start.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
2 Amastar   F: 31419
  B(2) W(58)
Wide throughout in Concorde, where odds were long

Remarks

Gear changes: Al Haram (FR): Ear Covers Pre-Race off, Approved Plates on, Lugging Bit on, Blinkers on
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Coleman: Amastar

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 13.60
Place1 5 $ 4.20
Place2 4 $ 1.80
Quinella 4:5 $ 20.70
Trifecta 5:4:3 $ 125.70
First4 5:4:3:6 $ 370.70

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 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 Witchery   F: 9X213
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Interrupted run and clear late on last run for 3rd. Nice effort to win previously
Main Danger
7 Emerald Amour   F: X1237
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Peter McKay )
Won
Dividends : $9.70 $3.10
Had a break after run of placings. Returns with blinkers on.
Next Best
8 Excelsior Island   F: 50X14
  B(9) W(57.5)
 ( T-  Mark Forbes )
Flashed home here Jan 9. This could be her season. Each way claims
Include in Multis
11 Toitoi   F: 07332
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Sam Spratt had choice of McKee runners. On pace runner with good form
Longer Odds
1 Come Back Tiger   F: 44153
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Doesn't know how to run a bad race here. But then it is his home track. Waddell aboard again

Remarks

Gear changes: Civilised: Blinkers on, Tongue Tie on Spancilhill: Tongue Tie off Emerald Amour: Blinkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 9.70
Place1 7 $ 3.10
Place2 13 $ 3.50
Place3 2 $ 7.30
Quinella 7:13 $ 73.00
Trifecta 7:13:2 $ 1821.80
First4 - $ 0.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 7, 8, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - WORLDS END BAR RESTAURANT AND CAFE 2100
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
2 Fiscal Fantasy   F: 43132
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Emerging stayer who was luckless on a number of fronts last time. Cups-winning horse next season I reckon
Main Danger
8 Adis   F: 65164
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Lammas back aboard. Has good strike rate on her
Next Best
10 Incantesimo   F: 46438
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Never recovered from taking bend badly last start. Was going well too
Include in Multis
6 Master Painton   F: 12601
  B(9) W(58)
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Races best for Bosson. Coleman covering for a suspended Bosson
Longer Odds
1 Bobby Dazzler   F: 10959
  B(3) W(59)
Failed to dazzle over mile this prep. Trying luck over more ground

Remarks

Gear changes: Bobby Dazzler: Side Winkers off Hot In High Heels (AUS): Blinkers on
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Fiscal Fantasy

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 11.00
Place1 3 $ 3.10
Place2 6 $ 2.80
Place3 2 $ 1.40
Place6 2,3,5+/4+,8,12/4+,6,7/4,5/2,7,13/2+,3,6 $ 156.60
Quinella 3:6 $ 54.10
Trifecta 3:6:2 $ 305.60
First4 3:6:2:7 $ 6835.00
Treble 5/7/3 $ 1754.60
Quaddie 7/5/7/3 $ 20071.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 6, 8, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%