M2: TE AROHA – 13th Feb 2019

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M2: TE AROHA – 13th Feb 2019

M02: Te Aroha - 13th Feb, 2019

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

Overview

Sam Colletl will be legged aboard some well bred youngsters and newcomers today. Chart-topper is Kinsasha, a serious Oaks candidate

Day's "Best"

R3 (1) Qiji Swordsman

Best "Each Way"

R5 (4) Because

Best "Roughie"

R9 (1) Verses

Race 1 - SUNLINE LODGE MAIDEN 1400
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Rusavy   F: 220
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
 ( T-  Chris Wood )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Wrecked winning hopes last start when suffered severe check. Was going strongly up to then
Main Danger
8 Trouble   F: 64852
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Was in trouble three wide last start/ Kept chasing lead regardless
Next Best
6 Yes M'Lady   F: 0225
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Anna Jones )
Found mile 200m too long last start. Better suited todday
Include in Multis
13 Eleanor Rigby   F: 24X3
  B(9) W(56)
Grand-dam was placed listed race behind the brilliant Snap. The dam pocketed $80,000
Longer Odds
7 Firoden   F: 825
  B(3) W(58)
 ( T-  Steven Reid )
Won
Dividends : $4.60 $2.00
Prepared by NZ harness trainer. $112 debut, $6 second up when kept at bay by whisker

Remarks

Stipe Comment: FIRODEN - Inconvenienced approaching the 300 metres
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Wood

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 4.60
Place1 7 $ 2.00
Place2 14 $ 2.90
Place3 1 $ 2.30
Quinella 7:14 $ 22.50
Trifecta 7:14:1 $ 241.00
First4 7:14:1:8 $ 1478.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 6, 7, 8, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - STEPHEN RALPH RACING MAIDEN 1400
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 The White Queen   F: 4X222
  B(7) W(57.5)
One of the classiest maidens around. Must win
Main Danger
7 Power Of Strength   F: 43733
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Finished first prep strongly. With field seriously depeted it's hard to see out of the placings
Next Best
11 Oratia   F: 6
  B(6) W(57)
Aussie mum was placed in Kelt Stakes. Green-ness came at heavy cost. says jock
Include in Multis
3 Zenvo   F: 55X73
  B(9) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Won
Dividends : $6.90 $2.30
Changed stables Continued to improve.
Longer Odds
12 Victoria   F: 6
  B(2) W(57)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Drawn a blank lead-up races but Pike trained and is double acceptor.

Remarks

Gear changes: Dawon (AUS): Ear Covers Pre-Race on
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Waddell

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 6.90
Place1 3 $ 2.30
Place2 5 $ 2.50
Place3 10 $ 3.10
Quinella 3:5 $ 24.80
Trifecta 3:5:10 $ 542.10
First4 3:5:10:11 $ 3087.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 7, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - ASCOT FARM MAIDEN 1000
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Qiji Swordsman   F: 2
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Won
Dividends : $4.70 $1.40
Waited patiently for clear air second up. Finished race off strongly when he did. Huge run
Main Danger
  B(5) W(55.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Peter Williams newcomer. Mum was listed and group placed, netting $340,000
Next Best
5 First Rock   F: 220X
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Placed twice from 3 starts, just beaten on debut. Freshup today
Include in Multis
7 Lilikoi   F:
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Te Akau filly owned by Peter Vela. Won trial by 5L. Dam was limited
Longer Odds
2 Checkers   F:
  B(8) W(57.5)
Won and placed trials. By Nom De Jeu he might be best kept for later

Remarks

Gear changes: First Rock: Hoof Pads (Front) on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.70
Place1 1 $ 1.40
Place2 5 $ 1.60
Place3 6 $ 2.00
Quinella 1:5 $ 9.40
Trifecta 1:5:6 $ 87.80
First4 1:5:6:8 $ 335.90
Treble 7/3/1 $ 170.70
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
13 Sweet Dreams   F:
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Marsh halved his entry in this. This one very short on tote
Main Danger
7 Suggested   F:
  B(7) W(56.5)
Trainer has a tremendous strike rate. Won trial in very quick time
Next Best
2 Ensemble   F: 42X
  B(3) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $1.60 $1.50
2nd in November and spelled again. Mum won a Livamol.
Include in Multis
10 Madam Loulou   F:
  B(2) W(56.5)
Raceday placings emerged from trials heats. Best of Marsh hopes now Hetty is gone.
Longer Odds
8 Strikingapose   F: 6
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
With Frank Ritchie. Mum, a smart sprinter, won $110,000

Remarks

Follow Stephen Marsh
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Harris

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 1.60
Place1 2 $ 1.50
Place2 4 $ 3.00
Quinella 2:4 $ 6.40
Trifecta 2:4:8 $ 41.80
First4 2:4:8:13 $ 133.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 7, 8, 10, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - BAKER & FORSMAN RACING STABLES MAIDEN 2200
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
4 Because   F: 07554
  B(9) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Hampered last 200m Te Teko. Free of intererence he worked home well
Main Danger
1 Mr Likeable   F: 44525
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Bad check when in sight of line last start
Next Best
5 Gehrig   F: 64
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Won
Dividends : $5.10 $2.10
Dam group placed in Queensland. Been rushing home mile. 2200m today
Include in Multis
8 Rusalka   F: 49323
  B(12) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Dam's mum won Waikato Cup. Poorly placed last start.
Longer Odds
10 Barzellar   F: 65524
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Been steady improver. Game when three wide last start.

Remarks

Gear changes: Gehrig: Blinkers on Desirabull: Blinkers on Rusalka: Shadow Roll off
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 5.10
Place1 5 $ 2.10
Place2 15 $ 22.10
Place3 8 $ 2.20
Quinella 5:15 $ 249.00
Trifecta 5:15:8 $ 3559.30
First4 5:15:8:6 $ 3777.70
Quaddie 3/1/2+/5+ $ 286.50

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 6 - TE AKAU RACING-3 TIME KARAKA MILLION WINNER 1600
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Kinshasa   F: 421
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Cody Cole )
Skinny defeat 2 back, dominated last start. Oaks odds firming
Main Danger
3 Lord Arthur   F: 6X185
  B(4) W(58)
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Vet checked last start after jock put failure down to disappointing effort
Next Best
1 Fabulous Flight   F: 28144
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Nik Bakar )
Won
Dividends : $5.70 $1.30
4th with Mick Dee in saddle two back. Unlucky when held up for run latest
Include in Multis
9 En Soie   F: 36313
  B(12) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Took 15 starts to win a race. Tut, tut - Dam was runnerup in Karaka Million
Longer Odds
12 Tokyo Lil   F: 08954
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Showing more grit. Won this time last summer

Remarks

Gear changes: Elusive Meteor (AUS): Visor Blinkers off Kinshasa: Side Winkers on
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Cole

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 5.70
Place1 1 $ 1.30
Place2 11 $ 4.10
Place3 3 $ 2.60
Quinella 1:11 $ 34.30
Trifecta 1:11:3 $ 523.60
First4 1:11:3:5 $ 4737.70
Treble 2+/5+/1 $ 45.90

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (1) Fabulous Flight(3) Lord Arthur (6) Kinshasa (9) En Soie
R7 (7) Atom Ant(11) Conquering Kelly (12) Vendella
R8 (7) Birdie Blitz(8) Qiji Crystal (9) Savastep
R9 (3) Jet Set(10) Sciacca (11) Havana Heights
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 6, 9, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - PIKE RACING MAIDEN 1200
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Atom Ant   F: 2
  B(2) W(58)
Lived up to glowing trials form on debut. Drawn to take forward role again
Main Danger
8 Anything But   F:
  B(12) W(58)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Savabeel on debut with Ballymore. Won a trial. Won 3 in UK before embarking on breeding career here
Next Best
12 Vendella   F: 370X6
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Pike trains so why win the race the sponsors.
Include in Multis
11 Conquering Kelly   F: 80732
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
 ( T-  Scott Wenn )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Improved out of sight since adding tongue tie. Expect herto hold form home course
Longer Odds
9 Battle Man   F:
  B(10) W(58)
Rare runner with Chequers the days. Southern mum was group placed and won a listed race

Remarks

Gear changes: Mystic Bay: Tongue Tie on Vendella (AUS): Blinkers off, Ear Covers off Bothered: Standard Bit off, Lugging Bit on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 13 $ 4.70
Place1 13 $ 1.90
Place2 11 $ 1.90
Place3 14 $ 3.90
Quinella 11:13 $ 8.40
Trifecta 13:11:14 $ 202.80
First4 13:11:14:8 $ 969.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
7, 8, 9, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - STEPHEN MARSH RACING STABLES MAIDEN 1600
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Qiji Crystal   F: 4523
  B(10) W(56)
Had to make luck Te Teko when path blocked on heading for home. Came up short
Main Danger
9 Savastep   F: X6472
  B(5) W(56)
Best run yet from this Baker filly last start. Remains Oaks nominated
Next Best
7 Birdie Blitz   F: 35454
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $4.70 $1.70
5 placings from 15 starts . Will chase lead again and it will be a case of watch the birdie.
Include in Multis
12 Cornish Point   F: 66
  B(11) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $4.50
Last from gates (by 8l) on debut, struck interference second up. Got home well both times.
Longer Odds
10 Hattie Bee   F: 0X900
  B(3) W(56)
Hard luck horse. Been in a Karaka Million race where was wide for most of the way. Been in Guineas where struggled with virus.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: QIJI CRYSTAL - Held up rounding the final turn and early in the straight continuing to have difficulty obtaining clear running until near the 150m.
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Cameron

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 4.70
Place1 7 $ 1.70
Place2 2 $ 3.90
Place3 12 $ 4.50
Quinella 2:7 $ 28.00
Trifecta 7:2:12 $ 620.70
First4 7:2:12:9 $ 3185.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
7, 8, 9, 10, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - RACE A HORSE WITH MARSH RACING MAIDEN 1600
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Jet Set   F: 73
  B(5) W(58.5)
Te Akau again. They look well placed for a big day out. This Savabeel 4yo had a problem-cluttered passage last start but still ran third
Main Danger
10 Sciacca   F: 7
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Wonderfully bred 3yo (Mum won an Avondale Cup). Was finishing well in maiden won by last Saturday's Waikato Guineas winner.
Next Best
11 Havana Heights   F: 95852
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Mark Lupton )
With new trainer. He gets them to win in a hurry
Include in Multis
2 The Glint   F: 02356
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Peter McKay )
Won
Dividends : $2.70 $1.50
Racing solidly enough to get something out of this.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
1 Verses   F: X5240
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Placed
Dividend : $3.20
Narrowly beaten couple of times. Another cheque likely in weakened field.

Remarks

Gear changes: Pop 'n' Rock: Shadow Roll off, Visor Blinkers on Cleverconversation: Blinkers on Sciacca: Blinkers on
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Riddell

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 2.70
Place1 2 $ 1.50
Place2 8 $ 9.40
Place3 1 $ 3.20
Place6 2+,4/5+,8,15/1,3,11/11+,13,14/2,7,12/1,2+,8 $ 428.30
Quinella 2:8 $ 104.60
Trifecta 2:8:1 $ 638.80
First4 2:8:1:10 $ 7321.90
Treble 13/7/2+ $ 126.40
Quaddie 1/13/7/2+ $ 1003.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%