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
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    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 Pick
    The '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 Pick
    The '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 Odds
    The '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%