M2: TAURANGA – JANUARY 18 2019

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M2: TAURANGA – JANUARY 18 2019

M02: Tauranga - 18th Jan, 2019

Start time:12:00 am
Weather:
Track:

Overview

The gun hoops warm up for a big day out at Trentham Saturday. Lisa Allpress is using the lower graded meet to help close the gap on Johnathan Parkes in the premiership race

Day's "Best"

R6 (6) Sacred Day

Best "Each Way"

R1 (3) Stand Tall

Best "Roughie"

R7 (9) Raspberry Sweet

Race 1 - GARTSHORE CONSTRUCTION HANDICAP
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
3 Stand Tall   F: 45102
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Indicative Odds: $4.80
Super ride by Bayliss two back. Punters short-changed since but should get ample compensation today
Main Danger
2 Star Treasure   F: 8X304
  B(3) W(59)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Indicative Odds: $6.50
Potential unfulfilled. Contested 2000 Guineas in 2017 but chances wiped out by bad check. Joined O'Sulliivan yard since
Next Best
6 Pink Graffiti   F: 34174
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $4.20
Bombed start last time and never looked a winner. Best treat that as a one-off
Include in Multis
5 Solomon   F: 76X36
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Indicative Odds: $16.00
Scr from Rotorua midweek in preference to this card. Allpress keeping saddle warm for return of trainer's cousin
Longer Odds
4 Island Bay   F: 16X97
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Indicative Odds: $21.00
Must be fitter after two runs from a spell. Has conditions in favour

Remarks

Stipe Comment: PINK GRAFFITI - Began awkwardly. Held up for clear running until shifting out across heels near the 100 metres to obtain clear running
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Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - MATAMATA VETERINARY SERVICES
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Patch Prince   F:
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Indicative Odds: $3.60
Aussie bred who made final bend awkwardly in trials win. Once balanced he was too powerful
Main Danger
1 Maybeashowoff   F: 5174
  B(10) W(57.5)
Indicative Odds: $11.00
Given breather after 3 runs in quick succesion. Proven he's hard nut to crack
Next Best
8 Anna Cecelia   F: 6
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Indicative Odds: $6.00
Debut fair at best but I'd back anything trained by Lauren Brennan
Include in Multis
6 Senzabeel   F: 6
  B(1) W(56)
Indicative Odds: $8.00
Not a bad effort in Wellesly. Put aside after that
Longer Odds
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Indicative Odds: $12.00
Bayliss gone for first starter instead. $3.90 on debut but way too raw

Remarks

Senzabeel: Blinkers on, Tongue Tie on
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Bayliss

Results

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 3 - WILLIE VERMEULEN AT CROCKFORDS OF GREERTON HCP
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Rondinella   F: 4X102
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Indicative Odds: $2.30
Robbed of two wins ths prep. Went to line untested in one
Main Danger
3 Artiste   F: X6411
  B(5) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Indicative Odds: $3.80
Backing up from barnstorming win Ellerslie Sunday. Baker striking while the iron's hot
Next Best
4 Gold Spice   F: 08243
  B(4) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Indicative Odds: $5.50
Inability to snap run of placings must be a worry. In foal so it might not matter much
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
6 Inscription   F: 0X214
  B(6) W(54)
Indicative Odds: $7.00
Always reserve place in your combos for her. Responded well to hard ride last time. Distance looks good fit today

Remarks

Gear changes: Inscription: Tongue Tie on
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James and Wellwood

Results

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 4 - ULTIMATE MAZDA AND FORD HANDICAP
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 The Fame Game   F: 40X13
  B(2) W(59)
Indicative Odds: $4.20
Took year off to deal with growing pains. Returned the real deal
Main Danger
11 Red Beach   F: 18X
  B(7) W(55)
Indicative Odds: $6.50
8th in Wanganui Guineas last spring. Baker applied brakes after that
Next Best
  B(8) W(57)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Indicative Odds: $8.00
The smart money was on for debut and she came through for them in style. A 5yo, she's been worth the wait
Include in Multis
10 Sheezallmine   F: 1
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Indicative Odds: $4.50
Ear covers on after she became very feisty before start of second start. Was never going to lose firstup
Longer Odds
2 Breezon   F: 97X41
  B(12) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Indicative Odds: $12.00
Long time off winner's list ended with heady frontrunning ride by Allpress. She's making a return visit.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: THE FAME GAME - Raced wide for the majority of the race.
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Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 7, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - CROCKFORD REAL ESTATE OPEN HANDICAP
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 True Enough   F: 0X211
  B(1) W(54)
Indicative Odds: $2.60
Horse on the up. Will want to stay out of speed battle with Donna Anne Billy or risk being sitting duck in run to line
Main Danger
2 Donna Anne Billy   F: 11518
  B(3) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Bill Pomare )
Indicative Odds: $4.20
Spelled after series of awesome frontrunning performances. Won an open hcp here
Next Best
1 Heni   F: 48253
  B(2) W(60)
Indicative Odds: $3.10
Well travelled CD raider who is more a place chance than a winning one these days, though was only a couple of noses away from winning 2 weeks ago
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
6 Sleek Secret   F: 5X082
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Indicative Odds: $8.00
Tried to sneak home in narrow gap last start but foiled by check

Remarks

$35,000 stakemoney draws six. Am I missing something?
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Cameron

Results

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (2) Donna Anne Billy(4) True Enough
R6 (1) Podravina(5) Paisley Park (6) Sacred Day (8) Concert Hall
R7 (1) Tightlign(8) Chill (9) Raspberry Sweet (10) Zappeur
R8 (2) Masu(7) Paint The Town (12) Nasha Riva
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
Insufficient Runners
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - MAGIC TALK WITH PETER WILLIAMS FROM FEBRUARY HCP
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
6 Sacred Day   F: 2X218
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $2.60
Didn't make Pike's cut for Trentham. Luckless Jan 1 when slowly away and lacked room to get those legs pumping home straight
Main Danger
5 Paisley Park   F: 1X13
  B(6) W(58.5)
Indicative Odds: $4.80
Made another slack start last start but this time failed to get away with it, wrecking unbeaten record. Needs to jump with tidy field
Next Best
8 Concert Hall   F: 49X12
  B(3) W(57)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Indicative Odds: $6.00
Raced in group company last prep. No show in that, trainer now playing to her strengths.
Include in Multis
1 Podravina   F: 10441
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Indicative Odds: $9.00
Magic ride by Bosson got him home last start. Can the claimer rival him? He's in form
Longer Odds
3 Who Dat Singa   F: 70X33
  B(5) W(59)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Indicative Odds: $12.00
Won 5 in West Aust. NZ trainer made numerous gear changes and they all seem to have had a positive effect

Remarks

Stipe Comment: CONCERT HALL - Crowded and steadied losing ground at the start. Raced three wide without cover throughout.
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McNab

Results

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 7 - JASON HYDE-HILLS AT CROCKFORDS OF CHERRYWOOD HCP
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Tightlign   F: 1X4X2
  B(7) W(59.5)
Indicative Odds: $4.50
Tip-toeing back into the water after several months break. Only win came in 3yo race with good depth
Main Danger
10 Zappeur   F: 39062
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Indicative Odds: $14.00
A messy formline but good signs of revival with last start third here.
Next Best
8 Chill   F: 3199X
  B(11) W(56)
 ( T-  Cody Cole )
Indicative Odds: $7.50
Well bred, lightly raced mare. Warmed up for return with trials win over Vin De Dance and The Chosen One.
Include in Multis
3 Slow Hands   F: 437X0
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Indicative Odds: $16.00
Saw this one win on debut and pretty impressive it was too. Then might have tried to go far too far too soon. Badly blundered fresh-up race
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
9 Raspberry Sweet   F: X3832
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Indicative Odds: $19.00
Chased home hotpot last time. Honest, too honest, punters might say - one win and six placings from 15

Remarks

Stipe Comment: SLOW HANDS - Lost its footing and blundered badly losing ground.
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Yanagida

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 8, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - SEL NEAL BUILDERS HANDICAP
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Masu   F: X5522
  B(2) W(58.5)
Indicative Odds: $4.80
He's well due, as is the stablemate. Has a few wayward tendencies but holding form despite them
Main Danger
7 Paint The Town   F: 1X632
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Indicative Odds: $4.80
Looks the one to keep stablemate on his game. Has tricky draw to overcome.
Next Best
12 Nasha Riva   F: 31
  B(3) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Jim Pender )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
Jim Pender rarely leaves his home course without a win. This one was huge in last bound win last start
Include in Multis
1 Guillocharm   F: 7X031
  B(5) W(59)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Indicative Odds: $7.50
Don't think the maiden win will be his last. Grit got him home.
Longer Odds
6 I See Red   F: 09433
  B(12) W(58)
 ( J-  Kate Cowan )
 ( T-  Scott Wenn )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
New stable, same old results...placing, placing, placing..

Remarks

Gear changes: Guillocharm: Approved Plates off, Concussion Plates (Front) on O'Sam: Blinkers on
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Jim Pender

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 6, 7, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%