M2: Wanganui – 4th April 2019

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M2: Wanganui – 4th April 2019

M2: Wanganui - 4th Apr, 2019

Start time:1:02 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead5

Overview

Midweek meeting in the CD with even fields offering some good betting opportunities

Day's "Best"

R3 (3) Military Step

Best "Each Way"

R1 (4) Bigredmoon

Best "Roughie"

R6 (9) Miss Sher Nan

Race 1 - RAY STEVENS & HEATHER TASKER MEMORIAL JMPRS HWT
Time: 1:02 | Distance: 2050m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
4 Bigredmoon   F: 8113X
  B(4) W(66.5)
 ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
Late last campaign some some good flat form. Had a trial and jumpout to prepare and capable of running well.
Main Danger
3 Macklemore   F: 042X1
  B(1) W(68.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Won
Dividends : $2.00 $1.20
Won extremely well at Taranaki first up after a long spell. After that will be hard to beat.
Next Best
1 Guy Fox   F: 107X7
  B(2) W(71)
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Capable flat horse who has had a start this campaign to fitten him up for this.
Include in Multis
2 Zartan   F: 527X8
  B(5) W(69.5)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Former open class galloper who run in the same race as Guy Fox to keep him fit. May want it wetter.
Longer Odds
9 Thatz David   F: 4869X
  B(8) W(65)
 ( J-  David Jensen )
 ( T-  Anne Davies )
Likely leader who may do his old tricks of looking beaten and fighting back today.

Remarks

Some capable jumpers to start the day on the flat
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Bigredmoon a horse to watch over the coming months

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 2.00
Place1 3 $ 1.20
Place2 1 $ 2.00
Place3 5 $ 4.90
Quinella 1:3 $ 6.80
Trifecta 3:1:5 $ 103.70
First4 3:1:5:2 $ 558.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - KEVIN MYERS STABLES JMPRS HWT 2050
Time: 1:37 | Distance: 2050m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 No Change   F: 2313X
  B(8) W(71)
 ( T-  Paul Nelson )
Last campaign ran some very good flat races. Got top jockey Jonathan Riddell on and when Paul and Jonathan join up they usually go close to winning.
Main Danger
2 Just Ishi   F: 2887X
  B(5) W(69)
 ( J-  Lemmy Douglas )
Certainly a good flat horse a few years back and his trial would suggest could run well.
Next Best
3 It's A Wonder   F: 6444X
  B(1) W(68)
 ( J-  Sam O'Malley )
Been racing well over the past few years. Trialed up ok and should be pretty fit.
Include in Multis
5 Class Above   F: 210X0
  B(9) W(65)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Had a race to be fitter for this. Won a race well a few starts back.
Longer Odds
4 Cheese Maker   F: 0787X
  B(3) W(67.5)
 ( J-  David Jensen )
Hasn't shown a lot of flat form for a while but on his day can run well.

Remarks

Nelson and Riddell team up again
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Jonathan Riddell riding No Hero for Paul

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 2.80
Place1 1 $ 1.50
Place2 5 $ 1.90
Place3 8 $ 2.90
Quinella 1:5 $ 9.00

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 3 - LISA LATTA RACING STABLES MDN HWT 1600
Time: 2:12 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
3 Military Step   F: 33
  B(6) W(68)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Won
Dividends : $2.10 $1.20
Well bred Te Akau runner who looks well placed after two good runs. Looks the bet of the day
Main Danger
4 Albaron   F: X9X27
  B(9) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Huge effort two starts back went just missing. Only fair at Wairoa but the 4 day back up may of caused it. Main danger to top pick.
Next Best
1 McHale   F: 25428
  B(1) W(68)
Been racing well. Failed last start but had a freshen since. Expecting this horse to run very well. Prior to that all his maiden form is behind some smart gallopers and never far away.
Include in Multis
2 Thutmosis   F: 22447
  B(4) W(68)
 ( J-  David Jensen )
Likely leader who has been racing well all summer. Will like the cut out of the track and can be a leaders bias at Wanganui.
Longer Odds
9 Black Anasta   F: 94374
  B(2) W(66)
 ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
 ( T-  Paul Pascoe )
Went very good last time when looping the field. Blow out on her run and will be must fitter for that.

Remarks

Interesting maiden highweight
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Te Akau and Ryan Elliot team up in this

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 2.10
Place1 3 $ 1.20
Place2 5 $ 10.50
Place3 4 $ 1.80
Quinella 3:5 $ 59.50
Trifecta 3:5:4 $ 427.20
First4 3:5:4:10 $ 4884.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 2:47 | Distance: 1350m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Rhiza   F: X85X4
  B(1) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Needed resuming run when fourth. Was a good effort and improvement will only see her closer in this.
Main Danger
2 Eva Dawn   F: X1663
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Bold effort last week at Waipukurau. Won her maiden here fresh up and capable to winning this
Next Best
1 Regal Rock   F: 541X7
  B(3) W(59)
Won
Dividends : $7.10 $3.10
Shown ability. May want more rain but she can win this. Her jumpout was very good last week.
Include in Multis
6 Allure   F: 33006
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Has shown ability with a couple of good 3rds earlier in the prep and will like the surface more than most.
Longer Odds
3 My Calendar Girl   F: 36157
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Madan Singh )
Likely leader who could be hard to past today. Won her maiden here over this trip.

Remarks

Hard form race the 4th of the card
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Former jockey Miranda Dravitzki trains my top pick

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 7.10
Place1 1 $ 3.10
Place2 4 $ 2.00
Quinella 1:4 $ 12.00
Trifecta 1:4:6 $ 165.00
First4 1:4:6:7 $ 659.40
Double 3+/1 $ 13.50
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - NIKKI MARSHALL RACING STABLES MDN 3YO 1350
Time: 3:22 | Distance: 1350m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Dublin Rose   F: 424X2
  B(1) W(55.5)
Went very good race for second when chasing home Heart Of Stone, which has run third in a strong race since. Never run a bad race and looks hard to beat today.
Main Danger
1 Lincoln Hanover   F: 8X32
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Close to winning last start at Tauherenikau. First up was a good run for third. Third up should be close to winning.
Next Best
2 Ace Royale   F: 8X25
  B(3) W(57.5)
Won
Dividends : $7.10 $2.10
Good run first up beating Lincoln Hanover. Last start had to cover extra ground at Woodville. Made plenty of ground late.
Include in Multis
9 Aratoka   F: 25X
  B(10) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Ian Adams )
Showed ability last campaign. Has a wide draw to work with and if fit enough can run well.
Longer Odds
3 Broadway Brawler   F: 34553
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Madan Singh )
Been racing well enough all campaign. Made good ground last start at Taranaki. Looks over the odds and good trifecta and first 4 chance.

Remarks

Nice maiden field lining up here
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Te Akau horses are always hard to beat when coming south

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 7.10
Place1 2 $ 2.10
Place2 1 $ 1.50
Place3 4 $ 6.10
Quinella 1:2 $ 9.90
Trifecta 2:1:4 $ 431.10
First4 2:1:4:11 $ 4567.60

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (1) Lincoln Hanover(2) Ace Royale (8) Dublin Rose
R6 (4) Flying Grand(7) Detonate (9) Miss Sher Nan (11) Affluent
R7 (1) Zeefa Zed(3) Secret Squirrel (4) Amazing Banker
R8 (1) Hardly Dawn(11) Cicciolina
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - COOKSON RACING MDN 1350
Time: 3:57 | Distance: 1350m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
11 Affluent   F: 9X4
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Ian Adams )
Had a hard run at Taranaki fresh up when covering extra ground. Only beaten 1.5 lengths on that occasion. Good draw, the team is very confident and J Parkes to ride.
Main Danger
7 Detonate   F: X69X2
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
 ( T-  Harry Marsh )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Was a huge effort fresh up for second beaten 2 lengths by a very smart galloper Monkey Shoulder. Will improve with the run and seems to like good ground.
Next Best
4 Flying Grand   F:
  B(3) W(58)
Won
Dividends : $4.60 $1.90
Shane Crawford bringing down 3 first starters this horse trialled up well enough to be competitive today.
Include in Multis
10 Sorry I'm Late   F: 69X27
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Went huge fresh up wasn't the best run last start but had to cover extra ground. Sometimes second up horses can run only fair then improve third up which could be the case today.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
9 Miss Sher Nan   F: 0X372
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
 ( T-  Jack Scott )
Been racing well this campaign. Good run for second behind a smart Likeageesix. The way she has worked since she should run very well.

Remarks

Another good maiden field with a bit of value on offer
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J Parkes could be a good jock challenge bet

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 4.60
Place1 4 $ 1.90
Place2 3 $ 5.00
Place3 7 $ 2.40
Quinella 3:4 $ 47.70
Trifecta 4:3:7 $ 569.70
First4 4:3:7:11 $ 1243.70
Double 2/4 $ 40.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
4, 7, 9, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - TINA EGAN RACING 1200
Time: 4:34 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Zeefa Zed   F: 2313X
  B(5) W(59)
Showed a lot of ability on heavy ground. May find this ground too hard but on ability will be hard to beat.
Main Danger
3 Secret Squirrel   F: X241X
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Very consistent maidener before last start win last winter. Handled good ground in the past and should go close if fit enough.
Next Best
4 Amazing Banker   F: 3910X
  B(6) W(58)
 ( T-  Kim Reid )
Having his first start for a new trainer. Won a jumpout very well and on that trial will go close.
Include in Multis
7 Here We Go   F: 9196X
  B(10) W(56)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
 ( T-  Ian Adams )
Won
Dividends : $7.40 $2.70
Won a very good race last campaign. Had two runs since which were two good runs. Had a spell since.
Longer Odds
5 Star Quality   F: 0058X
  B(7) W(57)
 ( J-  Madan Singh )
 ( T-  Sue Walsh )
Placed
Dividend : $5.60
Shown ability and his jumpout suggests he can run a bold race.

Remarks

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Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 7.40
Place1 7 $ 2.70
Place2 3 $ 2.10
Place3 5 $ 5.60
Quinella 3:7 $ 21.70
Trifecta 7:3:5 $ 681.40
First4 7:3:5:4 $ 4233.60
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


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 8 - IG & RJ HACKETT FARRIER AND RACING MDN 1200
Time: 5:12 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Hardly Dawn   F:
  B(8) W(58.5)
Trialed up very well at Avondale. Shane Crawford brings him down for soft kill and may get it here.
Main Danger
11 Cicciolina   F: 6X
  B(1) W(56)
Showed ability last campaign when running a nice race first up. Had a very quiet trial the few weeks ago should run bold fresh up.
Next Best
2 Seaaprince   F:
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
Trialed up super on the 1st August. Very green on that occasion on wet ground may want more sting out but looks a nice horse going forward.
Include in Multis
6 Flautino   F: 5
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Won a trial well then had a tough run at her first start. Didn't give it away and with a better trip, should run very well.
Longer Odds
10 Whoztheboss   F: 7953
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Zinjete Moki )
Won
Dividends : $10.40 $2.60
Made good ground last start. She won a jump-out very impressively last week and the $11 looks a lot of value in my eyes

Remarks

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Shane Crawford brings down this horse and looks a nice type

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 10.40
Place1 10 $ 2.60
Place2 2 $ 2.90
Place3 6 $ 2.50
Quinella 2:10 $ 43.70
Trifecta 10:2:6 $ 472.90
First4 10:2:6:7 $ 9341.60
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 6, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%