M2 Te Rapa – 20th July 2019

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M2 Te Rapa – 20th July 2019

M2: Te Rapa - 20th Jul, 2019

Start time:12:02 pm
Weather:Overcast
Track:Heavy10

Overview

Nine quality races on the Te Rapa card

Day's "Best"

R5 (1) Sultan Of Swing

Best "Each Way"

R7 (2) Crystallize

Best "Roughie"

R9 (8) Ali Baba

Race 1 - WIN THE GROUP 2 WAIKATO GUINEAS STEEPLECHASE
Time: 12:02 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 It's A Wonder   F: 61431
  B(3) W(65)
 ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Scored a terrific win last time out and no reason why it can't repeat here. Odds on and it should be tough to beat.
Main Danger
1 Shamal   F: 3X114
  B(1) W(72)
 ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
 ( T-  Ken Duncan )
Won
Dividends : $3.60 $1.80
Back-to-back wins on the board before running fourth last time out. Drifting in the betting but it owns good ability.
Next Best
4 Henry Tudor   F: 50P14
  B(4) W(65)
Scored nicely enough two back to warrant attention. Battled well last start so include at nice odds.
Include in Multis
2 The Arabian Duke   F: 52465
  B(5) W(66)
 ( J-  Gary Walsh )
Finding it tough to win race but we wouldn't leave it out. Chance here.
Longer Odds
3 Old Countess   F: 00455
  B(2) W(65)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Chance to add some value at odds.

Remarks

Small field in the steeplechase
race-image
It's a Wonder is tough to beat

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 3.60
Place1 1 $ 1.80
Place2 5 $ 1.40
Quinella 1:5 $ 2.10
Trifecta 1:5:2 $ 18.10
First4 1:5:2:3 $ 44.30
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 2 - DUNSTAN HORSE FEEDS STEEPLECHASE
Time: 12:34 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Ooee   F: 07X44
  B(3) W(68)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Likely to run as the short favourite following two solid efforts for fourth this time in. Has the slight class edge over many of these.
Main Danger
1 Georgethefifth   F: 04323
  B(9) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
Knocking on the door after three consecutive placings and it doesn't need to improve much to win this. Has the miles under the belt.
Next Best
9 Wilijonmcbride   F: 4195P
  B(7) W(68)
 ( J-  Mathew Gillies )
Didn't have the rub of the green last start but could rebound quickly. There is a good amount of money on so consider.
Include in Multis
8 Raisafuasho   F: X0775
  B(2) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
Won
Dividends : $8.00 $1.90
Tough to rule out this grand customer. Will get back and continue to grind home as per usual. Don't leave out.
Longer Odds
3 Willare   F: 0X034
  B(4) W(68)
 ( J-  Toni Moki )
Placed
Dividend : $3.30
Close enough its last couple so include at big odds.

Remarks

Looks a competitive jumping affair
race-image
Ooee looks the one

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 8.00
Place1 8 $ 1.90
Place2 3 $ 3.30
Place3 6 $ 1.40
Quinella 3:8 $ 50.80
Trifecta 8:3:6 $ 321.20
First4 8:3:6:9 $ 1681.80
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 6, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 1:07 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Sai Fah   F: 7X523
  B(4) W(57.5)
Won
Dividends : $2.70 $1.70
Looks set to win a race shortly after running some solid races. Has a suitable weight and it should be going close in this.
Main Danger
3 Ocean Spirit   F:
  B(6) W(56)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Has trial form coming into this and some good breeding behind it. Paying the right price and it should be included in win bets.
Next Best
5 Roc Cha   F: 524
  B(3) W(54)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Having its fourth start of its first prep. Taking on some smart types but it could measure up. Watch for late betting moves.
Include in Multis
2 Elliot Power   F: 88X42
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Much better effort for second last start and it appears to be building nicely towards a win. Chance.
Longer Odds
6 Glory Chance   F: 067
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Might head forward and try run them in to the ground.

Remarks

Only six runners but it should be an exciting race
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Sai Fah is a leading contender

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.70
Place1 1 $ 1.70
Place2 5 $ 2.10
Quinella 1:5 $ 4.10
Trifecta 1:5:2 $ 27.30
First4 1:5:2:3 $ 45.10
Double 8/1+ $ 13.60
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - U S NAVY FLAG FOXBRIDGE PLATE AUGUST 17 1200
Time: 1:46 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Parisian   F:
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Reese Jones )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Has looked good at the trials and the progeny of Swiss Ace typically handle the wet. Has been well backed which is a good sign.
Main Danger
5 Anneofpaisley   F:
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $5.40 $1.50
Another trial winner which is almost certain to handle the wet being by Ekraar. Each-way odds on offer so is worth the risk.
Next Best
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Ocean Park filly which could make a winning debut. Punters are getting good odds and it could boost payouts here.
Include in Multis
1 Mr Pickles   F:
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
Gets a valuable 3kg off its back and that could make all the difference. Right in this with some luck.
Longer Odds
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
 ( T-  Chris Wood )
Has a following and could make an impression on debut.

Remarks

Mostly debutantes taking to the track here
race-image
Parisian is a good looker

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 5.40
Place1 5 $ 1.50
Place2 2 $ 1.40
Place3 6 $ 2.20
Quinella 2:5 $ 6.50
Trifecta 5:2:6 $ 76.70
First4 5:2:6:1 $ 216.90
Double 5/3 $ 35.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - BECOME A WAIKATO RACING CLUB MEMBER 1600
Time: 2:21 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Sultan Of Swing   F: 70211
  B(5) W(60)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Has hit top form with consecutive wins. 2kg comes off the back and it's going to be very tough to beat once again.
Main Danger
4 Andoyas   F: 07392
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Gets the inside draw and only 52kg on the back. Tough to overlook those credentials and it has attracted attention with punters.
Next Best
6 Hay Tiger   F: 2X243
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Reese Jones )
 ( T-  Glenn Old )
Could be suited by running against a small field. Drops nicely down in weights and has a chance to score an overdue win.
Include in Multis
2 He's Cavalier   F: 03325
  B(4) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Rebecca Scott )
51.5kg on the back after a 3kg claim from Rebecca Scott. That brings it into contention and we're confident of a good effort.
Longer Odds
5 Crafty Jess   F: 12784
  B(3) W(54)
Can handle this grade and be competitive in the finish.

Remarks

Six runners but it should be a good winter guide
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Sultan of Swing shooting for three

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 14.00
Place1 3 $ 3.70
Place2 1 $ 1.30
Quinella 1:3 $ 10.00
Trifecta 3:1:5 $ 59.70
First4 3:1:5:6 $ 188.80
Double 5/3 $ 35.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - HAPPY 60th BIRTHDAY ANDY 1400
Time: 2:54 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Danica Guy )
Has looked the goods at the trials and has the name to match. Drawn to get a drag into the race and finish off nicely.
Main Danger
11 Arabian Gift   F: X454X
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
 ( T-  Mark Forbes )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Wasn't all that bad from three starts last campaign. Those came in the UK and it's not going to mind conditions at all. Goes into the mix.
Next Best
2 Kapalka   F: 6X494
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Reese Jones )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
Has run a couple of good races this time in and it could add some value. Has been nicely backed at each-way odds.
Include in Multis
9 Amared Rose   F: X754X
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Gets in nicely on the weights and could run a good race here. Drawn well and it could add some value.
Longer Odds
4 Johnnie Redmond   F: 509
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Won
Dividends : $20.20 $4.80
Better than what its form is indicating. Chance at big odds.

Remarks

Looks a good form guide for the future
race-image
Simply Fabulous could be just that

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 20.20
Place1 4 $ 4.80
Place2 2 $ 2.90
Place3 11 $ 1.80
Quinella 2:4 $ 91.80
Trifecta 4:2:11 $ 975.80
First4 4:2:11:5 $ 4094.70
Double 4/2 $ 205.70
Treble 5/3/4 $ 2707.10
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (3) Simply Fabulous(11) Arabian Gift
R7 (2) Crystallize(5) Don't Doubt Me (7) Belle Tem (9) Nuttee
R8 (1) Tweedledee(4) Wooden Edge (6) Polly Grey
R9 (2) Verry Flash(5) Suliman (9) Sweet Treat
Quaddies % to a $20 stake: 55

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - SIGNATURE HOMES 1400
Time: 3:29 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
2 Crystallize   F: 53552
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
Won
Dividends : $8.60 $2.60
Knocking on the door after a good second placing last time out. Gets a vital 4kg off the back and every bit helps in these conditions.
Main Danger
5 Don't Doubt Me   F: 14662
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
In good form with a last-start placing. Has a recent win to boast and should be right in the thick of the action here.
Next Best
9 Nuttee   F: X7722
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Getting close to a win after posting consecutive second placings. Drifting in the betting but it should be right around the mark.
Include in Multis
7 Belle Tem   F: 0X824
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Another runner which is being offered at each-way odds. Claim helps and it shouldn't be left out.
Longer Odds
1 Mr Incredibull   F: X0517
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
 ( T-  Chris Wood )
Placed
Dividend : $4.60
That win two back was good enough to capture our attention.

Remarks

Plenty of value throughout this field
race-image
Crystallize could run well at odds

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 8.60
Place1 2 $ 2.60
Place2 3 $ 3.40
Place3 1 $ 4.60
Quinella 2:3 $ 39.10
Trifecta 2:3:1 $ 676.70
First4 2:3:1:5 $ 6788.10
Double 4/2 $ 205.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - STAPHANOS @ NOVARA PARK 1600
Time: 4:04 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Polly Grey   F: 10151
  B(4) W(58)
Has won three times already this campaign and could go back-to-back here. Looks well placed and the money is coming.
Main Danger
4 Wooden Edge   F: X9961
  B(1) W(59)
 ( J-  Mubs Kareem )
 ( T-  Chris Wood )
Loves any moisture in the surface and it scored a long-overdue win last time out. 4kg claim comes off its back. Include.
Next Best
1 Tweedledee   F: X0375
  B(2) W(60)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Continues to battle away nicely and it should be in the thick of the finish. Likely to head forward and be tough to hold out.
Include in Multis
3 Money Trail   F: X0015
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Has a recent win to boast and it wasn't all that far away last time out. Chance if some luck goes its way.
Longer Odds
10 Sarabande   F: 16916
  B(12) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Reese Jones )
 ( T-  Jim Collett )
Two-time winner this time in and capable of adding another.

Remarks

Looks a good form race
race-image
Polly could win again

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 8.50
Place1 7 $ 2.60
Place2 9 $ 4.50
Place3 13 $ 4.70
Quinella 7:9 $ 68.80
Trifecta 7:9:13 $ 1718.50
First4 7:9:13:6 $ 7295.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 6, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - BGP BATTLERS CUP 2200
Time: 4:41 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Verry Flash   F: 83152
  B(10) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Rebecca Scott )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Consistent type which continues to run nice races. Drawn deep but that could work out well. Gets some weight off its back.
Main Danger
9 Sweet Treat   F: 36441
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Comes into this off a win and that form should hold nicely. Down in the weights and it has every chance of winning again.
Next Best
5 Suliman   F: X7746
  B(9) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Won
Dividends : $7.80 $2.40
Can't seem to find a win this time in but it's not far off. Has the ability to be beating this field.
Include in Multis
3 Azaboy   F: 31979
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Out of form a touch but it showed plenty earlier on this campaign. Drawn well and that form could turn around here.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
8 Ali Baba   F: X0254
  B(1) W(54.5)
Upset material in this.

Remarks

Many nice types in this
race-image
Verry Flash is a nice type

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 7.80
Place1 5 $ 2.40
Place2 9 $ 2.10
Place3 2 $ 1.50
Quinella 5:9 $ 21.40
Trifecta 5:9:2 $ 155.70
First4 5:9:2:7 $ 672.90
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 5, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%