M2 Te Aroha – 6th April 2019

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M2 Te Aroha – 6th April 2019

M2: Te Aroha - 6th Apr, 2019

Start time:12:17 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead4

Overview

NZ Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes and what a field it is. Great betting throughout the day and with the sun shining, it's going to be high-quality racing

Day's "Best"

R4 (1) Dawn Patrol

Best "Each Way"

R6 (5) Hasabro

Best "Roughie"

R8 (10) Hasahalo

Race 1 - TE AROHA LIQUOR 2200
Time: 12:17 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Misstumut   F: 97211
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
 ( T-  Ben Ropiha )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Has looked above average winning its last two and the inside draw, coupled with a good weight makes it tough to beat again.
Main Danger
1 Fabulous Flight   F: 44115
  B(2) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Didn't quite pick up the bit last start but form prior was solid. Has ability on its day and there's plenty to like about its chances.
Next Best
2 Savapak   F: 23673
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Finding it hard to win a race but punters know the ability is there. Each-way odds on offer and it should be around the mark.
Include in Multis
4 Voler Pour Moi   F: 23816
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Won
Dividends : $5.70 $2.00
Scored impressively at Matamata two back and it wasn't far away last time out. Gets a claim and every chance to win.
Longer Odds
3 Princess El Jay   F: X8871
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Comes into this on the back of a win and that bodes well.

Remarks

Good field to kick of proceedings
race-image
Misstumut looks smart

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 5.70
Place1 4 $ 2.00
Place2 2 $ 1.70
Place3 5 $ 1.40
Quinella 2:4 $ 14.50
Trifecta 4:2:5 $ 102.30
First4 4:2:5:7 $ 551.60
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


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 2 - J. SWAP CONTRACTORS TE AROHA CUP 2200
Time: 12:52 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Rock On   F: 90205
  B(1) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Gary Vile )
Won
Dividends : $3.60 $1.70
Getting closer to a win despite some poor form lines. Could sit just behind the pace from barrier one and strike late.
Main Danger
1 Saint Emilion   F: 67660
  B(2) W(60)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Leaders can often dictate the pace from in front in these small fields. Loves to do that and we're expecting a turn around in form.
Next Best
3 Roger That   F: 21443
  B(3) W(53)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Not suited by the small field but it's not lacking the talent to win this. 53kg on the back is a big asset so definitely include for the win.
Include in Multis
4 Seventeen Seventy   F: 39784
  B(6) W(53)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Another which gets in beautifully on the weights. Might find some of these too slick but include for value.
Longer Odds
5 Seconds Out   F: 7595X
  B(5) W(53)
 ( T-  Iain Marks )
Could show some cheek in a fresh state.

Remarks

Only a small field for the Cup but it's an intriguing affair
race-image
Rock On looks steady

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 3.60
Place1 2 $ 1.70
Place2 1 $ 2.00
Quinella 1:2 $ 6.10
Trifecta 2:1:3 $ 21.40
First4 2:1:3:5 $ 146.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


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 3 - TOWES INSURANCE BROKERS MAIDEN 1200
Time: 1:27 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Ginger King   F: 2
  B(13) W(58)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $3.90 $1.80
Horror draw but it looked good on debut. Just needs some breaks from out deep.
Main Danger
4 Up 'n' Gone   F: X8322
  B(6) W(58)
Has race fitness on its side with three consecutive placings on the board. That could be telling in a race like this.
Next Best
  B(1) W(58)
 ( T-  Ben Foote )
Looked good at the trials and it's bred to show ultimate speed on debut. Watch betting and some strong moves should come.
Include in Multis
1 Anhedonia   F: F3
  B(14) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Not a great draw but it showed good ability last start and it should be around the mark.
Longer Odds
7 Rocco Valenti   F:
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Peter McKay )
Scored a trial win last year and has been patiently handled. Stable knows how to get them ready for their debuts.

Remarks

This should be a good form guide for the future
race-image
Ginger King has some smarts

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 3.90
Place1 5 $ 1.80
Place2 20 $ 2.10
Place3 9 $ 2.70
Quinella 5:20 $ 10.60
Trifecta 5:20:9 $ 93.20
First4 5:20:9:4 $ 276.80
Double 2/5+ $ 13.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - PYRAMID TRUCKING 1400
Time: 2:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Dawn Patrol   F: 11223
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Didn't lose any admirers when running third last start and conditions should suit better here. Big weight but big on ability.
Main Danger
2 Espresso Martini   F: 11501
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Knows how to win and has developed a nice turn-of-foot. Gets 2kg off its back and the only negative is an inexperience jockey at this level.
Next Best
4 Riding The Wave   F: 36X1
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Won
Dividends : $9.70 $2.30
Showed its true ability when scoring last start. Has a big wrap and winning here would solidify its quality.
Include in Multis
7 Peaceful   F: 16088
  B(2) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
No doubting its ability but punters will be getting impatient. Include for value.
Longer Odds
9 Bothered   F: 0515
  B(9) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
 ( T-  K & G Opie )
Has a chance to score a big upset.

Remarks

Lovely field and it's one of the races to watch on Saturday
race-image
Dawn Patrol is the class runner

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 9.70
Place1 4 $ 2.30
Place2 3 $ 3.90
Place3 7 $ 2.50
Quinella 3:4 $ 75.80
Trifecta 4:3:7 $ 1117.50
First4 4:3:7:5 $ 11563.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - FIRST CREDIT UNION 1200
Time: 2:35 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Pop Star Princess   F: 36522
  B(2) W(56)
Is knocking loudly on the door after consecutive placings. Looks to have its hoof on the till and this is a winnable race.
Main Danger
9 Marzemino   F: X1134
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Won
Dividends : $2.40 $1.70
Quality type which is a massive chance given the 54kg on its back. Good wins to kick off this campaign and that form takes it close.
Next Best
7 Veine D'Or   F: 41134
  B(1) W(55)
Inside draw suits and it has winning form this season. Has plenty of ability and it rarely runs a bad race.
Include in Multis
10 One Bakerstreet   F: 17X10
  B(3) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $3.70
Average last start but it's an enigmatic type which could show up here at odds.
Longer Odds
6 Ticket To Ride   F: 23D1X
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( T-  K & G Opie )
Has talent and it could strike fresh up.

Remarks

Another even betting field with quality throughout
race-image
Pop Star Princess has been through a lot lately

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 2.40
Place1 9 $ 1.70
Place2 10 $ 3.70
Quinella 9:10 $ 10.70
Trifecta 9:10:7 $ 68.10
First4 9:10:7:8 $ 370.70
Double 4/9+ $ 30.20
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 6, 7, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - TE AROHA PLUMBING & DRAINAGE LTD 1600
Time: 3:10 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
5 Hasabro   F: 90X91
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
If it gets a soft lead like it did last start, it will take catching. Has experience in Australia and it has a fair amount of ability.
Main Danger
10 She's Fearless   F: 1
  B(7) W(57)
Created a good impression winning on debut and it looks a type which could progress through the grades in quick time.
Next Best
4 Incantesimo   F: 38742
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Came at them late last start but was just short. Going well and should be tough to beat.
Include in Multis
1 Firoden   F: 25145
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
 ( T-  Steven Reid )
Should provide punters with each-way value. Good winner three back and hasn't been too bad since. Worth including.
Longer Odds
9 Intrigue   F:
  B(16)
 ( J-  )
Big finish to score last start and it's only going to get better with time.

Remarks

Not much will cover this field
race-image
Trev will be looking down on Hasabro

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 6.30
Place1 7 $ 2.50
Place2 4 $ 1.40
Place3 5 $ 2.10
Quinella 4:7 $ 10.10
Trifecta 7:4:5 $ 115.40
First4 7:4:5:15 $ 705.80
Treble 4/9+/7 $ 380.60

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (4) Incantesimo(5) Hasabro (10) She's Fearless
R7 (1) Sultan Of Swing(4) Ronchi (6) Mongolianconqueror (9) The Mitigator
R8 (1) Volpe Veloce(5) Luvaluva (8) Concert Hall (10) Hasahalo
R9 (4) Raposa Rapida(13) Honesty (15) Spindle
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - TEAM WEALLEANS 1400
Time: 3:45 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 The Mitigator   F: 23826
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Peter McKay )
Won
Dividends : $2.80 $1.40
Expected to let down better in the straight last time out but should be better suited here. Nicely drawn and shouldn't have much trouble finding the lead.
Main Danger
6 Mongolianconqueror   F: 87X6X
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Has more upside than most, despite its form appearing average. Could make a big impression here and expect a big run down the outside.
Next Best
4 Ronchi   F: 50624
  B(11) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Running too well to leave out. Nice second placing two back and was making late ground last time out. Each-way chance.
Include in Multis
1 Sultan Of Swing   F: 21707
  B(7) W(60)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Capable of turning around some poor form. Won its only start on this track and the 2kg claim helps.
Longer Odds
3 Meeska Mooska   F: 7425X
  B(12) W(58.5)
Has a good fresh record and that's good enough to include at odds.

Remarks

Big field and punters are getting plenty of value
race-image
Ronchi is back in form

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 2.80
Place1 9 $ 1.40
Place2 11 $ 1.90
Place3 6 $ 2.80
Quinella 9:11 $ 7.30
Trifecta 9:11:6 $ 83.10
First4 9:11:6:12 $ 508.20
Double 7/9+ $ 22.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - FIBER FRESH NZ THOROUGHBRED BREEDERS STAKES
Time: 4:25 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Concert Hall   F: 27111
  B(11) W(57)
Is showing some real class and although this is its biggest test to date, it looks capable. Gets back from the wide draw so will be needing pace up front.
Main Danger
1 Volpe Veloce   F: 41481
  B(3) W(57)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
The class runner of the field and scored a gritty win last time out. Likely to get a good run throughout and strike halfway down the straight.
Next Best
5 Luvaluva   F: 30X82
  B(7) W(57)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Has Australian form and although it rarely crosses the line in first, that form is typically good enough to win in NZ. Include.
Include in Multis
4 Supera   F: 11317
  B(1) W(57)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Left a bit flat-footed last start but form prior warrants attention. Inside draw and it should be planted close to the pace.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
10 Hasahalo   F: 00X06
  B(6) W(57)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Group 1 winner and forgot it went around at Tauranga. Looked the winner and is way over the odds.

Remarks

Lovely field with Group 1 performers throughout
race-image
Volpe Veloce is the deserved fav

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 37.40
Place1 6 $ 8.10
Place2 4 $ 2.00
Place3 5 $ 2.30
Quinella 4:6 $ 128.80
Trifecta 6:4:5 $ 2305.00
First4 6:4:5:1 $ 8504.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 8, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - TE AROHA VETERINARY SERVICES 1400
Time: 5:05 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Raposa Rapida   F: 63221
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Scored a deserved win last start and it could kick on with it now. Nice odds on offer and it gets a claim.
Main Danger
13 Honesty   F: 22641
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Showed a good turn-of-speed when winning last time out. Likely to be one that rises through the grades.
Next Best
15 Spindle   F: 26251
  B(14) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Impressive winner last start after being a tragedy beaten prior to that. Nice odds and it should go close.
Include in Multis
5 Stacey Ann   F: 22023
  B(12) W(58)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Four placings from its last five starts and that warrants attention. Wide draw is the only negative.
Longer Odds
8 Giant Gem   F: 16855
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Always capable of an upset so include for value.

Remarks

Open field with many winning chances paying good money
race-image
Spindle has upset claims

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 2.70
Place1 7 $ 1.50
Place2 5 $ 3.10
Place3 16 $ 4.30
Quinella 5:7 $ 15.00
Trifecta 7:5:16 $ 282.70
First4 7:5:16:10 $ 2537.50
Double 6/7+ $ 102.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 5, 8, 13, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%