M2: Te Rapa – 14th April 2019

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M2: Te Rapa – 14th April 2019

M2: Te Rapa - 14th Apr, 2019

Start time:12:20 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead4

Overview

Good competitive fields at Te Rapa today

Day's "Best"

R1 (13) Caribbean Rose

Best "Each Way"

R7 (5) Star Treasure

Best "Roughie"

R8 (10) Gwendoline Rose

Race 1 - SKYCITY HAMILTON MAIDEN 1600
Time: 12:20 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
13 Caribbean Rose   F: 3
  B(1) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Good debut performance and had to sustain a long run. Got back and swooped them. Really attacked the line last 100m. Drawn should sit handier. Looks pretty tough to beat today
Main Danger
1 Super Bullet   F: 0X692
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $5.80 $2.00
Good performance at Auckland. Really worked home well over 1400m extra 200 will suit today
Next Best
12 Spirited   F: 48720
  B(12) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Got smashed at Te Aroha winner has won since. Really good performance for second start before. If the horse hasn't lose confidence from last start will be in the money today.
Include in Multis
10 Krakadeel   F: 385
  B(3) W(58)
This horse was good on debut ordinary his next and raced like a stayer last start over 1600. Same distance today looks like a 2000m horse already
Longer Odds
4 Sacred Form   F: 8X549
  B(4) W(58.5)
No luck last time. Runs before that were good and never beaten far.

Remarks

First race of the card
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Murray and Andrew hold a good hand in this

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 5.80
Place1 1 $ 2.00
Place2 13 $ 1.80
Place3 11 $ 3.00
Quinella 1:13 $ 11.00
Trifecta 1:13:11 $ 165.20
First4 1:13:11:10 $ 452.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 10, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - WEBSITE ANGELS 2200
Time: 12:55 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Fabulous Flight   F: 41158
  B(6) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Very unlucky last start looked to be travelling like a winner. If he doesn't lose any confidence from that run probably be hard to beat.
Main Danger
3 Cha Siu Bao   F: 51335
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Racing in good order. Got home very well late at Tauranga beaten under two lengths by Felaar yesterday's HB Cup winner.
Next Best
4 Justamaiz   F: 20166
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $3.20 $1.70
Home tracker who has been racing well. Was ok in the same race as Cha Siu Bao. Does perform well on this track.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
2 Wide Awake   F: 2X560
  B(3) W(57)
Course winner that could surprise in this small field. Matt Cameron rides.

Remarks

Small but quality staying line up
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Fabulous Flight redeem himself

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 3.20
Place1 4 $ 1.70
Place2 5 $ 2.80
Quinella 4:5 $ 9.10
Trifecta 4:5:3 $ 45.90
First4 4:5:3:1 $ 77.00
Trifecta - Selected!

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 3 - FOSTERS CONSTRUCTION 2200
Time: 1:30 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Mighty Connor   F: 14387
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Jacob McKay )
Won
Dividends : $3.10 $1.40
Last two starts have been good in the Waikato Guineas and Manawatu Classic making good ground late. Back in grade here and Lisa was very pleased with his effort last time and thought he would be hard to beat in this grade.
Main Danger
5 So You Sparkle   F: 52344
  B(11) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
This mare has been racing well over 1600m in some tough fields. 2200 suits today and will be a good each way bet.
Next Best
6 Sweet Treat   F: 62242
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
This mare racing well. Good honest effort behind Vee Cee at Ellerslie and no reason she cannot hold her form today
Include in Multis
7 Jazamour   F: X24X1
  B(2) W(57)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Won a pretty weak maiden at Taranaki. Staying mare who will like the distance and could perform well today.
Longer Odds
8 Swiss Maid   F: 31565
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
This mare has been going well enough and the claim over 2200m may help chances put in combos today.

Remarks

Staying event with some nice young horses in this
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Mighty Connor as a yearling

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 3.10
Place1 3 $ 1.40
Place2 6 $ 1.90
Place3 12 $ 5.50
Quinella 3:6 $ 8.10
Trifecta 3:6:12 $ 211.10
First4 3:6:12:7 $ 733.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 6, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - TE RAPA PUNTERS CHALLENGE 4TH MAY OPEN HANDICAP
Time: 2:05 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Kingsguard   F: 070X1
  B(3) W(60.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Good win on his return to NZ. Chelsea Burdan replaces Nik Bakar and Chelsea has been riding well. 1400m looks to suit and no reason why he can't win again.
Main Danger
7 Dama Zorro   F: 22121
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $3.60 $1.80
In form mare. Really attacked the line last two starts. Good tough effort to win at Te Rapa three back. Looks a good light weight hope.
Next Best
5 Ugo Foscolo   F: 00469
  B(2) W(55)
High class galloper on his day. Trialed up like the winner of this and on his day he would. Had a stable change with may of helped his mindset. Prior to his trial been racing poor. Will win if Best Ugo shows up.
Include in Multis
6 Chicane   F: 15251
  B(1) W(54)
Beat Dama Zorro last time. Gets on a very light weight with Ashvin on. Never puts in a bad run but the 1400m maybe too far for this horse.
Longer Odds
4 Big Mike   F: 3317X
  B(7) W(58.5)
Class alone could see it figure here, fresh up. Won recent trial

Remarks

Good field of open class gallopers
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Can Ugo go back to his best form?

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 3.60
Place1 7 $ 1.80
Place2 8 $ 5.50
Quinella 7:8 $ 14.70
Trifecta 7:8:4 $ 152.10
First4 7:8:4:5 $ 973.90
Double 3+/7+ $ 10.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - BOOK AN EVENT @ TE RAPA & WIN 1600
Time: 2:40 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Cutting Up Rough   F: 51553
  B(8) W(57)
Racing in outstanding form. Got home very well at Awapuni beaten by Rock On Wood and Beauden. Will like the 1600m and Ashvin knows him well.
Main Danger
8 Lucky Sweep   F: 38131
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Will be going forward been racing in career best form that way. Lot of support in the market. Leading chance again today.
Next Best
9 Ruby Love   F: 44052
  B(10) W(55)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
She is also racing in great form. Lisa Allpress making trip north for this ride. Only fail come in Group 3 Cuddle. Second in tough race at Awapuni last time.
Include in Multis
4 Ambitious Winner   F: 15X79
  B(1) W(59.5)
Won
Dividends : $9.00 $2.50
Taken a couple of starts to come back. Stable think he's ready to run a race and he's drawn to get a good run throughout the race.
Longer Odds
7 Suliman   F: 1677X
  B(2) W(57)
Good staying horse. Who will like more rain around. Trialed up well and expect him to be rounding off his race today.

Remarks

First leg of the quaddie
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Cutting Up Rough to start the quaddie off

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 9.00
Place1 4 $ 2.50
Place2 9 $ 1.80
Place3 8 $ 1.50
Quinella 4:9 $ 20.10
Trifecta 4:9:8 $ 178.20
First4 4:9:8:10 $ 1229.90
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (6) Cutting Up Rough(8) Lucky Sweep (9) Ruby Love
R6 (1) Qiji Express(2) Bolt From The Blue (5) Burgundy Belle (7) Pinultimate
R7 (1) Merlini(5) Star Treasure (6) Short Fuse
R8 (1) Breezon(7) Pimms 'N' Pearls (9) Eridani (10) Gwendoline Rose
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 6, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - LODGE REAL ESTATE 1200
Time: 3:20 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Qiji Express   F: 28X10
  B(1) W(59.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Drawn to get a nice run behind strong tempo which will suit. Placed in Sarten in the spring and won the Mufasa Stakes on Derby day forget last start wide the trip. Will be a winning hope in this
Main Danger
2 Bolt From The Blue   F: 126X1
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Got easy lead at Tauranga and gave them a hiding. Good horse and will be very hard to beat again but may get taken on in this.
Next Best
7 Pinultimate   F: 11X
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Another unbeaten. Won both races nicely. Trialed up well and was given a hard one like a horse they are preparing to win first up with.
Include in Multis
5 Burgundy Belle   F: 115
  B(4) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Won both races very well. Performed well in Stakes race on Karaka Million night. Freshen and has been let go in trial
Longer Odds
6 Sheezallmine   F: 11
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Won
Dividends : $10.60 $2.60
Unbeaten. Trialed up awesome she will go forward which may not suit as she has always lead with other likely pacemakers in this.

Remarks

Very strong 3 year old race. Getting these ready for Cambridge Breeders Stakes
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Qiji Express looks one of the leading hopes

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 10.60
Place1 6 $ 2.60
Place2 1 $ 1.40
Place3 5 $ 1.80
Quinella 1:6 $ 22.80
Trifecta 6:1:5 $ 191.90
First4 6:1:5:11 $ 1621.70
Double 4/6 $ 69.00
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 7 - CAL ISUZU 1200
Time: 4:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
5 Star Treasure   F: 04346
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Been racing well without winning maybe a bit of speed early which will help him get over the top. Craig on is a bit plus as he may wanted a strong senior rider to get him back to his best
Main Danger
6 Short Fuse   F: 25392
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Mare who is racing well. Trudy booked is a plus and looked unlucky not too win one in this grade this prep.
Next Best
1 Merlini   F: 92725
  B(8) W(61.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Tricky horse. Trialed up well. Suits some riders and not others. If Ashvin gets on with him will be hard to beat.
Include in Multis
3 Justacanta   F: 266X5
  B(2) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Outpaced fresh up but did get home well. Will want more rain but can perform well on his home track
Longer Odds
4 Ottavio   F: 96355
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Form dropped off a bit but on his best form is come value in this. Had a small freshen which may help regain his form.

Remarks

Good competitve sprint field
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Star Treasure to return to winners circle

Results

Race Dividends
Win 13 $ 7.10
Place1 13 $ 2.30
Place2 5 $ 2.60
Place3 6 $ 1.60
Quinella 5:13 $ 29.40
Trifecta 13:5:6 $ 183.00

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 8 - ROARING LION @ CAMBRIDGE STUD 1200
Time: 4:38 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Pimms 'N' Pearls   F: 8X162
  B(3) W(57)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Likely leader who won maiden well struggled in a strong race at Matamata and was solid last start. The one to beat.
Main Danger
1 Breezon   F: 13322
  B(9) W(60)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $2.90 $1.50
Racing in outstanding form. Will go forward and will be hard to catch.
Next Best
9 Eridani   F: 14X26
  B(1) W(56.5)
Drawn to get the trail. Had to runs this prep really good for second fresh up. Average in a strong field last time. Will get a soft run today.
Include in Multis
16 Virtuoso Lad   F: 14575
  B(10) W(60)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Likes this grade. His last start suggest the a win is not far away and today could be the day.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
10 Gwendoline Rose   F: 018X
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Won maiden well. Ordinary at Ellerslie. Spelled and trialed in a manner which would suggest can run well first up.

Remarks

Last race of the day is no easier
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Ashvin rides my top pick

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.90
Place1 1 $ 1.50
Place2 7 $ 2.00
Place3 16 $ 2.50
Quinella 1:7 $ 6.90
Trifecta 1:7:16 $ 85.20
First4 1:7:16:12 $ 623.30
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 7, 9, 10, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%