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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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 Odds
    The '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 Pick
    The '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 Pick
    The '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%