M2: TE RAPA – 9th Feb – 2019

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M2: TE RAPA – 9th Feb – 2019

M02: Te Rapa - 9th Feb, 2019

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

Overview

They have rolled the welcome mat for Michael Rodd for Guineas day. A star-studded book of rides awaits

Day's "Best"

R2 (5) Starrybeel

Best "Each Way"

R4 (2) Imelda Mary

Best "Roughie"

R6 (3) Verry Flash

Race 1 - TE AKAU RACING - 3X KARAKA MILLION WINNERS
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Moeraki   F:
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
 ( T-  Danica Guy )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
El Roca colt been held back for this after winning two trials. Trainer's youngsters have had horror season - he promises welcome relief.
Main Danger
4 Patch Prince   F: 6
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
All the talk on debut but well beaten. Found to be needing treatment for an infection
Next Best
5 Rainbow Dash   F: 1
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
A Showcasing, yes another Showcasing. Upset winner debut. Not sure why. Had shown good pace winning trial.
Include in Multis
  B(6) W(56)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Pike newcomer, a Fastnet Rock. Trialled well, beating raceday winner in one.
Longer Odds
7 Shake That Tush   F: 83
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Gave plenty of cheek Jan when last raced. Led 200 out start prior, ended 8th when backrunners came calling.

Remarks

Gear changes: Maybeashowoff: Blinkers on
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Guy

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 6.60
Place1 8 $ 2.80
Place2 2 $ 1.90
Quinella 2:8 $ 10.00
Trifecta 8:2:4 $ 89.50
First4 8:2:4:3 $ 244.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 5, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - CK TREEWORKS PREMIER
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
5 Starrybeel   F: 61511
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Key gear change. Had good break since winning Dunstan final
Main Danger
2 Demonetization   F: 42621
  B(6) W(61.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Placed
Dividend : $1.20
Nose winner first race after being gelded.
Next Best
1 Camino Rocoso   F: 02133
  B(5) W(62.5)
62kgs. No favours from the stipes. Earnings do dwarf Starrybeel's
Include in Multis
4 Howbowdat   F: 34462
  B(3) W(59.5)
 ( T-  J & B Vance )
Rare trip to the Waikato. Won only other visit here. Has he sorted those clumsy starts yet?
Longer Odds
7 Justamaiz   F: 24420
  B(8) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $9.40 $2.20
Trained on course. Price will be enticing but not as long as you might expect

Remarks

Gear changes: Starrybeel: Blinkers off
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Starrybeel.....

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 9.40
Place1 7 $ 2.20
Place2 3 $ 4.40
Place3 2 $ 1.20
Quinella 3:7 $ 87.20
Trifecta 7:3:2 $ 695.30
First4 7:3:2:6 $ 8903.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 5, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - SVS HAMILTON PREMIER
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Hoist   F: X5733
  B(9) W(58)
 ( J-  Michael Rodd )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Got off rails at Trentham run only to find leading pair had bolted. A value ride for Rodd.
Main Danger
1 The Boy Wonder   F: 46468
  B(4) W(60)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Down a rating and a new jockey.Better than what shown this season.
Next Best
6 Lucetta   F: 21434
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Owners decided to keep Waddell on payroll at expense of Cameron. Had little to celebrate so far.
Include in Multis
13 Miss Rippy   F: 84407
  B(12) W(54.5)
Won
Dividends : $4.90 $1.90
Backers jumped aboard last time but ran into wall she couldn't climb
Longer Odds
4 Effervescent   F: 0X176
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Huge at Trentham. Went four wide to get within reach of leader but came into contact with a rival 200m out.

Remarks

Gear changes: Lagertha: Blinkers off, Visor Blinkers on
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Rodd

Results

Race Dividends
Win 13 $ 4.90
Place1 13 $ 1.90
Place2 6 $ 1.90
Place3 5 $ 1.70
Quinella 6:13 $ 14.20
Trifecta 13:6:5 $ 85.60
First4 13:6:5:4 $ 336.50
Treble 8/7/13 $ 475.10
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 6, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - CAMBRIDGE STUD SIR TRISTRAM FILLIES CLASSIC (G2)
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
2 Imelda Mary   F: 75118
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $5.80 $1.80
Royal Stakes winner who was overwhelmed by the wide draw in Karaka 3yo. Never a serious chance. Drawn sweet today
Main Danger
4 Secret Allure   F: 24821
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Desert Gold winner in the mix. Needs the sting out of the track
Next Best
1 The Real Beel   F: X2082
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Jim Pender )
Close to grabbing the Karaka 3yo, powering home from second-last. Phenomenal effort.
Include in Multis
3 Queen Of Diamonds   F: 71134
  B(13) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Unwound too late in Karaka race. Worked with Lizzie L'Amour this week.
Longer Odds
12 Nerve Not Verve   F: 22
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Waddell a master at getting maidens to win 3yo group races. Thinking Crown Prosecutor. Here's a new task. Second to major Guineas hope in Jan

Remarks

Gear changes: Queen Of Diamonds: Ear Covers Pre-Race on Sunny Rose: Bar Plates (Front) on
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Hillis

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 5.80
Place1 2 $ 1.80
Place2 6 $ 4.60
Place3 3 $ 1.30
Quinella 2:6 $ 55.90
Trifecta 2:6:3 $ 448.20
First4 2:6:3:7 $ 5415.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - WARREN STORM LIFEBROKERS WAIKATO GUINEAS (G2)
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 Sword In Stone   F: 21
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Michael Rodd )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Stunning win second up. Looked forlorn hope home turn, once in clear he motored home.
Main Danger
6 Arrogant   F: 29176
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
How unlucky was he in Levin Classic? ....very! Another stepping up in distance with Derby just weeks away
Next Best
3 Lincoln Falls   F: 12145
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Latta stable come here in good numbers looking for a pot of gold. This Dundeel colt is leading the charge
Include in Multis
1 The Chosen One   F: 11022
  B(10) W(56.5)
Well bred filly but short of brilliance. First try at 2000. The jury is out.
Longer Odds
2 Crown Prosecutor   F: 63318
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Rock-hard surface his undoing in Karaka 3yo. All form in easier footing he has found here.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: ARROGANT - Held up passing 400m and continued having difficulty obtaining clear running until near 100m, received post-race vet treatment for wound to left hind leg
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 34.80
Place1 8 $ 7.30
Place2 6 $ 2.50
Place3 9 $ 1.40
Quinella 6:8 $ 162.40
Trifecta 8:6:9 $ 2305.00
First4 8:6:9:1 $ 14835.70
Quaddie 7/13/2/8 $ 18481.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - RISK MANAGEMENT GROUP PREMIER
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Rondinella   F: X1021
  B(1) W(55)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Won
Dividends : $2.80 $1.40
There's been a lot blood sweat and tears but Roger James feels this daughter of Ocean Park has lost her fragility.
Main Danger
5 Sacred Day   F: 21843
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Keeps getting into awkward positions and relying on whirlwind finishes to get her into the money. 10 starts in, it's time Pike produced the complete package.
Next Best
1 Mental Telepathy   F: 36474
  B(9) W(59)
Gutsy 4h in Wellington Cup. Needs another strong hit-out to force Auckland Cup claims.
Include in Multis
4 Cha Siu Bao   F: 55513
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Been very weak but looks to have a found a game face at last
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
3 Verry Flash   F: 7X495
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rowena Smyth )
Getting close to winning form again, says trainer. Auckland Cup on radar so no time to waste

Remarks

Gear changes: Verry Flash: Tongue Tie on Pont Alma (AUS): Blinkers on
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Colgan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 2.80
Place1 7 $ 1.40
Place2 6 $ 4.00
Place3 4 $ 2.00
Quinella 6:7 $ 29.70
Trifecta 7:6:4 $ 237.40
First4 7:6:4:5 $ 545.90
Treble 2/8/7 $ 753.90

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (4) Cha Siu Bao(5) Sacred Day (7) Rondinella
R7 (1) Charles Road(7) Danzdanzdance
R8 (6) Ardrossan(8) Melody Belle (9) Volpe Veloce
R9 (2) Tightlign(3) Giant Gem (10) Dama Zorro (11) Rubira
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - HERBIE DYKE STAKES (GROUP 1)
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Danzdanzdance   F: X1311
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  Michael Rodd )
Developed something of a cult following in Far North. Races well spaced to keep fresh. Two-race Sydney campaign cleared for take-off after today.
Main Danger
1 Charles Road   F: 47374
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Specially imported to win races such as this. Had good hit-out with claimer on.
Next Best
3 Wyndspelle   F: 01422
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
2nd in Thorndon proved he was still a force in group racing. Whether he can be trusted over 2000m remains to be seen.
Include in Multis
5 On The Rocks   F: 8X319
  B(2) W(59)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Won
Dividends : $15.10 $2.90
Won Rich Hill Mile two back and repeat of that run puts it in the mix
Longer Odds
9 Belle du Nord   F: X6106
  B(6) W(57)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Has been running well, winning 3 back at 1600m. Up in distance

Remarks

Gear changes: Charles Road (AUS): Blinkers on Belle du Nord: Nasal Strip on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 15.10
Place1 5 $ 2.90
Place2 4 $ 4.50
Place3 6 $ 8.40
Quinella 4:5 $ 115.20
Trifecta 5:4:6 $ 2637.70
First4 5:4:6:1 $ 18833.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - BCD GROUP SPRINT (GROUP 1)
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Ardrossan   F: 70X11
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Out to protect unbeaten NZ record. Concorde win a joy to watch. Tougher today but Marsh remains upbeat
Main Danger
8 Melody Belle   F: 11X30
  B(2) W(57)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Won
Dividends : $2.80 $1.40
Nothing went right in Railway and Telegraph. Up to jock who hasn't won a Gr1 in 10 years to get her back on track.
Next Best
9 Volpe Veloce   F: X4241
  B(8) W(57)
Railway crown always looked tough to defend...and so it proved. Westbury Classic made a great target race and with some big late bounds it was bullseye..
Include in Multis
3 Magnum   F: 13247
  B(3) W(59)
 ( J-  Michael Rodd )
Fought jock in Thorndon. Ideal distance today, says trainer.
Longer Odds
10 True Excelsior   F: 99330
  B(6) W(57)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Aussie 4yo never a hope from gate in Telegraph. This race worth sticking around for

Remarks

Gear changes: Stratocaster: Norton Bit off, Tongue Tie off, Tongue Control Bit on, Blinkers on True Excelsior: Ear Covers Pre-Race off, Lugging Bit off, Tongue Control Bit on, Side Winkers on
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Ardrossan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 2.80
Place1 8 $ 1.40
Place2 4 $ 3.30
Place3 6 $ 2.00
Quinella 4:8 $ 19.10
Trifecta 8:4:6 $ 158.00
First4 8:4:6:9 $ 467.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 6, 8, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - THE BREEZE 99.4FM PREMIER
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Tightlign   F: X4X21
  B(1) W(59)
Taken no harm from long break. Very professional winning last start
Main Danger
11 Rubira   F: X075X
  B(2) W(56)
Black type winner as 2yo. Aussie campaign went nowhere. Baker has trialled.
Next Best
10 Dama Zorro   F: X7022
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  Michael Rodd )
Won
Dividends : $4.80 $1.70
Course trained, Rodd up, formline on upswing. You have to include.
Include in Multis
3 Giant Gem   F: X3416
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Troy Harris has decent book today, this one an excellent pick-up with Rusof gone home.
Longer Odds
1 Grand Mayson   F: 11342
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Placed last time he came a long way to race here. Both resuming runs this prep had the ouch factor. Three wide Trentham and then lashed out at rail next up. Vet cleared only to be very poorly away.

Remarks

Gear changes: Grand Mayson: Lugging Bit off, Standard Bit on Giant Gem: Concussion Plates (Front) on
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Benner

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 4.80
Place1 10 $ 1.70
Place2 4 $ 6.20
Place3 5 $ 3.90
Place6 2,3+,6/6,8,9+/4,6,7/4,5,6/4,6,8+/4,5,10 $ 4681.60
Quinella 4:10 $ 70.30
Trifecta 10:4:5 $ 670.10
First4 10:4:5:2 $ 3270.90
Treble 5/8+/10 $ 445.70
Quaddie 7/5/8+/10 $ 1221.30

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%