M2: TE RAPA – JANUARY 20 – 2019

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M2: TE RAPA – JANUARY 20 – 2019

M02: Te Rapa - 20th Jan, 2019

Start time:12:00 am
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Track:

Overview

Craig Grylls gets down to business today after returning from a stint in Singapore. Basically a day for battling maidens

Day's "Best"

R3 (1) Ocean Go

Best "Each Way"

R5 (5) Atomic Blast

Best "Roughie"

R2 (12) Just Treasure

Race 1 - CAMBRIDGE STUD MAIDEN 1200
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Rathvilly   F: 443
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Indicative Odds: $3.00
The most experienced, bound to be most popular. Jock needs cash injection after copping seven-week suspension
Main Danger
2 Pango   F: 7
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $8.00
$3.90 on debut but there were holes in his education. Let's see if there have been improvements in 3 weeks since. Senior on today
Next Best
6 Cenghar   F:
  B(8) W(55.5)
Indicative Odds: $3.00
Graeme Hughes doesn't train many but gets the best out of them. Here's another trials winner
Include in Multis
7 Dawnlight   F: 6
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Indicative Odds: $8.00
Mum made name for herself as stayer. Later probably but dangerous to ignore
Longer Odds
5 Five Stars   F:
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Paul Gallagher )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $13.00
Trials been mediocre but capable of making impact on debut. Dam was listed winner in South

Remarks

Element of the unknown in this, apart from the one with the No1 saddlecloth
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Murdoch

Results

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 2 - LEGENDS DAY 09/02 - HOSPO ON SALE MAIDEN 1400
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
15 Vee Cece   F: 37
  B(1) W(55)
Indicative Odds: $7.00
Bumped and bashed both races. Ace gate to keep her safe from trouble.
Main Danger
1 Drake Bay   F: 228X
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Indicative Odds: $9.50
First for summer. In money 2 0f 4 starts despite trouble-ridden runs
Next Best
7 Germanicus   F: 06
  B(6) W(57)
 ( T-  Danica Guy )
Indicative Odds: $14.00
Classy breeding. Clipped heels and almost fell second up
Include in Multis
6 Saintly Way   F: 6
  B(16) W(57)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Indicative Odds: $7.00
Attracted late betting on debut but was awkward around bends. Been back to trials in bid to solve that problem
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
12 Just Treasure   F: 638X
  B(9) W(56.5)
Indicative Odds: $17.00
Favourite before spell. Won trial in buildup to fresh campaign

Remarks

Gear changes: Quintos: Tongue Tie on Saintly Way: Blinkers on Germanicus: Tongue Tie on Just Treasure: Visor Blinkers off, Nose Band off, Shadow Roll on, Tongue Tie on
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Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 6, 7, 12, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - BELL NEUHAUSER & MATTHEWS OPTOMETRISTS MDN 1600
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Ocean Go   F: 62
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $3.50
Flew for second last start after getting out to a mile. Looks Craig Grylls' best ride of day
Main Danger
10 Southern Queen   F: 92
  B(10) W(55.5)
Indicative Odds: $5.50
Check proved costly last start. Still finding her way but future looks anything but bleak
Next Best
8 Spring Delight   F: 723
  B(12) W(55.5)
Indicative Odds: $3.20
Will be stronger force when reaches 2000m-plus. It's all about the learning curve for now
Include in Multis
2 Grand Award   F: 4
  B(9) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Indicative Odds: $4.80
Raced too keenly in what turned out to be a very strong maiden race. Plenty of positives as well
Longer Odds
11 Flomiline   F: 50
  B(13) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Indicative Odds: $13.00
Forced into rear pack second up and was marking time after that. The winner and runnerup both look very progressive

Remarks

Gear changes: Grand Award (AUS): Side Winkers off, Blinkers on Ollie: Blinkers off, Side Winkers on Flomiline: Blinkers on
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Grylls

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 8, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - GREENE BROTHERS MAIDEN 1600
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Scomadi   F: 83042
  B(10) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $6.50
Been a bumpy ride so far but the road ahead looks a smooth one. Another heartbreaking last bound defeat last start
Main Danger
3 Gehrig   F: 6
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Indicative Odds: $9.00
Not quite a blue blood but near enough. Roger James-trained Cape Blanco earned a place in the "Watch these" with debut effort. Derby prospect
Next Best
9 Grande Amici   F: 53942
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Reese Jones )
Indicative Odds: $3.70
So unlucky last start. Held up for run 200 out. Only went under long neck
Include in Multis
11 Kiwianna   F: 93
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Indicative Odds: $5.00
All but got punters cold last start with step up to mile. The should be all over her today.
Longer Odds
7 Sciacca   F:
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $13.00
On debut. A Rip van Winkle out of Avondale Cup winner. Trials average but he's a tote watcher.

Remarks

Gear changes: Gehrig: Nose Band on Saltire: Blinkers off
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Mansour

Results

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R4 (3) Gehrig(9) Grande Amici (10) Scomadi (11) Kiwianna
R5 (3) Takeitlikeaman(4) Konstantina (5) Atomic Blast
R6 (5) Morrie Ock(8) She's Not Bad (10) One Prize One Goal
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 7, 9, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - THE BREEZE WAIKATO 99.4 FM 2100
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
5 Atomic Blast   F: 52008
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Indicative Odds: $7.50
Been in Black Book a while. Never saw daylight all the way down home straight Naki Dec27
Main Danger
3 Takeitlikeaman   F: 69138
  B(1) W(59)
Indicative Odds: $3.70
Got further back than planned last start. Didn't finish strongly. Gear change.
Next Best
4 Konstantina   F: 89722
  B(2) W(57.5)
Indicative Odds: $3.50
Form boost holding. Disappointed Baker up to now
Include in Multis
1 He's No Saint   F: 00551
  B(4) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Indicative Odds: $6.00
Another classy ride by the Japanese apprentice last start. Best with sting out of track
Longer Odds
2 De Koning   F: 30655
  B(3) W(59)
Indicative Odds: $7.00
They must be running out of excuses for him

Remarks

Gear changes: Takeitlikeaman: Side Winkers off
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Results

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 6 - FASTTRACK INSURANCE 5000
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 She's Not Bad   F: 61355
  B(5) W(56.5)
Indicative Odds: $2.80
She's quite promising actually but is getting hounded by bad luck. Awapuni Jan 5 was a wasted journey
Main Danger
5 Morrie Ock   F: 03471
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
Too wet, wide draw against him in Dunstan final. Rebounded well.
Next Best
10 One Prize One Goal   F: 82733
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Indicative Odds: $9.50
Pulled from wet track during week. Rock hard today - if it doesn't rain
Include in Multis
9 Aridity   F: 02135
  B(8) W(56)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
Indicative Odds: $4.00
Darryl Bradley clocking up kms for this ride. When you can't get rides on home patch I guess you have no choice.
Longer Odds
6 The Chaser   F: 13X55
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $11.00
If only he was as smart as the hit TV show. Finished 2l behind Ardrossan second-up this prep

Remarks

Te Akau on She's not Bad: She won impressively over 1300 metres in November at Hastings, running the fastest last 600m (34.9) on the day
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Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 6, 8, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - SKYCITY HAMILTON FASHION STAKES - 9 FEB 1600
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
19 Shezathinka   F: 922
  B(4) W(55)
Indicative Odds: $1.85
Te Akau-trained So You Think. Shes a winner
Main Danger
13 Tantalising   F: B45
  B(2) W(56.5)
Indicative Odds: $6.00
Crashed heavily on debut. Appears to have rebuilt confidence
Next Best
11 Secretaria   F: 54X34
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Indicative Odds: $7.00
Been work in progress for Roger James. Steady efforts take to point of victory
Include in Multis
3 King Of The Dance   F: 694X7
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $15.00
Took good ground off winner fresh 1400m. Mile today
Longer Odds
1 Soaring Wyvern   F: X8430
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
Placed twice since arriving here from H Kong. Odds could be false.

Remarks

Gear changes: Balega: Blinkers on King Of The Dance (AUS): Blinkers off, Shadow Roll on

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 11, 13, 19
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%