M2:TE AROHA —15 AUGUST 2018

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M2:TE AROHA —15 AUGUST 2018

M02: Te Aroha Races - 15th Aug, 2018

Start time:11:54 am
Weather:SHOWERY
Track:HEAVY11

Overview

An interesting mix today - maiden hurdlers and chasers and largely formless maidens. The amateur riders are back battling for bragging rights.

Day's "Best"

R1 (2) Henry Tudor

Best "Each Way"

R5 (3) Braced

Best "Roughie"

R8 (8) Raisedinasandpit

Race 1 - CONGRATULATIONS LAEKEEPER MAIDEN HURDLE 3100
Time: 11:54 | Distance: 3100m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Purple & silver chequers, silver sleeves with purple cuffs, silver cap with purple seams
2 Henry Tudor   F: X8222
  B(3) W(68)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Placed
Dividend : $1.10
Transformed since switching to hurdling. Aaron Kuru deserves all the credit.
Main Danger
Dark blue, light blue diamonds, white sleeves, dark blue cap with light blue diamonds
8 In A Minute   F: 97423
  B(12) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
Shaun Phelan on for debut after doing the education. 2nd to Banbury Lad, an easy winner jumps debut, in one trial.
Next Best
Dark blue & orange hoops, orange sleeves & cap
11 Borninasandpit   F: 033F5
  B(9) W(66)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
Won
Dividends : $5.10 $1.80
Fell two back. Had confidence-boosting flat gallop since.
Include in Multis
Black, pink stars & sleeves, black armbands, pink cap
10 Master Poet   F: 04158
  B(8) W(68)
 ( J-  Gary Walsh )
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Flat form could be lot worse but trainer keen to test jumping prowess. The Brosnan touch will be crucial.
Longer Odds
Cerise, grey sleeves, gold armbands & cap
1 Cruiseo   F: 23X9F
  B(1) W(68)
 ( J-  Will Gordon )
Not raced since crashing early in season. Career kick-started in jumps trials

Remarks

Gear changes: Cruiseo: Nasal Strip on Henry Tudor: Side Winkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 5.10
Place1 11 $ 1.80
Place2 2 $ 1.10
Place3 10 $ 2.80
Quinella 2,11 $ 8.10
Trifecta 11:2:10 $ 89.20
First4 11:2:10:6 $ 844.70
Trifecta - Selected!

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 2 - GRAHAM LEMON/MURRAY DARROCH/OPTIMISM SYND HURDLE RST OPN HDL
Time: 12:29 | Distance: 3100m | Prize $20000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Emerald green, gold spots & sleeves, yellow cap
2 Banbury Lad   F: 48812
  B(5) W(66)
 ( J-  Stuart Higgins )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Brilliant in hurdles debut, hit first fence next up and then awkwardly placed. The ill-fated leader ran them ragged. On trial for Great Northern
Main Danger
Grey, black Maltese Cross, gold armbands, black & gold quartered cap
7 Raaj   F: 97823
  B(1) W(65)
Only hurdles win came at 36-1. Looks poised to add another though at much slimmer odds.
Next Best
Gold, white sleeves with gold stars down sleeves, gold cap with white star
1 Lucky Tonight   F: 24X60
  B(4) W(69)
 ( J-  Toni Moki (3) )
Placed
Dividend : $4.50
Won a couple, placed several times in two Aussie campaigns. Bit headstrong. At 10 I don't think we've seen the best of him.
Include in Multis
Turquoise, black & gold striped sleeves, black cap
3 Hesalljazz   F: 62L59
  B(6) W(65.5)
One second this winter, won 3 last jumps season. Wouldn't over look all the same
Longer Odds
Black, royal blue band, gold armbands & cap
5 He's Dan   F: 80996
  B(2) W(65)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Won maiden hurdle Ellerslie this time last year. First hurdling task of the winter. Been schooling well

Remarks

Gear changes: Arite Guru: Side Winkers on
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Liefting

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 11.30
Place1 4 $ 2.70
Place2 1 $ 4.50
Place3 2 $ 1.30
Quinella 1,4 $ 69.00
Trifecta 4:1:2 $ 423.10
First4 4:1:2:3 $ 3142.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 5, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - JOHN THE SPANNER HANNAH 1400 RATING 72
Time: 1:04 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $11000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Dark blue, gold striped sleeves & cap
3 Lupelani   F: X1113
  B(6) W(58)
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Blew unbeaten streak by racing too fiercely early. Settles smoothly today and four from five should be formality.
Main Danger
Maroon & black halves, black & white striped sleeves, black & maroon quartered cap with black peak
1 Justacanta   F: 14355
  B(3) W(60)
Very leaden-footed last start. refused to hit out. Blinkers gone
Next Best
Pink, black hooped sleeves & sash, pink & black quartered cap
5 Inca Warrior   F: 62261
  B(7) W(57.5)
Won
Dividends : $4.80 $2.60
Last start win was due. Down grades today.Got to be a playerf
Include in Multis
Black, gold epaulettes, striped sleeves, black cap with gold seams
2 Repo Sun   F: 840X1
  B(2) W(58.5)
Not a horse you can count on. Good one race, awful the next. Might be about to produce a bad one. then again....
Longer Odds
Silver, black diamonds (b&f), striped sleeves & quartered cap
6 Quantum   F: 61428
  B(4) W(57.5)
Quantum leap backwards last start. Back to proper grade.

Remarks

Gear changes: Justacanta: Blinkers off
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Cowan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 4.80
Place1 5 $ 2.60
Place2 3 $ 1.90
Quinella 3,5 $ 8.50
Trifecta 5:3:4 $ 204.80
First4 5:3:4:6 $ 480.10
Double 4/5 $ 67.20
DBL conc 4/3 $ 16.70
Treble 11/4/5 $ 696.00

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 - THANK YOU FIBER FRESH MAIDEN 2200
Time: 1:39 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, gold braces, red arm bands & cap
4 Gingee   F: 33
  B(6) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Lugging bit on after ungenerously making the bend awkwardly last start passing the 800m and continued to hang outwards for the remainder of the race. Staying debut today.
Main Danger
Canary, red spots, white armbands & cap
1 Country Bumpkin   F: X7225
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Gallant 5th special cond race last start. Colgan back aboard after serving suspension.
Next Best
Lime green, orange & pink diagonal stripes (body & sleeves) & lime green cap
3 Cassio   F: 7X002
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
A Duelled just beaten first time over ground
Include in Multis
Bottle green, silver grey braces, bottle green sleeves with silver grey arm band, bottle green cap with silver grey seams
8 Mueled   F: 607X7
  B(9) W(58.5)
Won
Dividends : $12.60 $2.70
Only placing came here 13 months ago. Rough chance in rough field.
Longer Odds
Purple & silver chequers, silver sleeves with purple cuffs, silver cap with purple seams
6 The Anarchist   F: 5
  B(7) W(58.5)
New addition to Sam Logan's stable. She would be p leased with what she's seen so far

Remarks

Gear changes: Gingee: Standard Bit off, Lugging Bit on The Anarchist: Side Winkers on The Final Fling: Blinkers on
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Satherley

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 12.60
Place1 8 $ 2.70
Place2 3 $ 1.50
Place3 4 $ 1.60
Quinella 3,8 $ 14.70
Trifecta 8:3:4 $ 250.10
First4 8:3:4:1 $ 531.60
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - TE AROHA STALLION PLACEMENT SCHEME MAIDEN 1200
Time: 2:14 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Royal blue, white crossed sashes & arm band, royal blue cap with white pom pom
3 Braced   F:
  B(3) W(58.5)
Postponed 4yo with Richard Collett - Too strong winning latest trial. 4th was winner last Saturday Party at Paroa.
Main Danger
Black, bronze prince of wales feathers (b&f) & quartered cap
2 Charlie Runkle   F: 3
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed here in one of two trials.. $3 on debut , drifted off pace, came hard at end.
Next Best
Black, silver stars (body & sleeves), black cap with silver stars
12 Atropos   F: 5
  B(6) W(54)
Backed up decent trials form with close-up 5th in slick field only start as 2yo.
Include in Multis
Pink, black & white striped sleeves, quartered cap with pink pompom
1 Go For Dough   F: 426X2
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Tough run first after 8 months, just beaten. Was with Donna Logan.
Longer Odds
Light blue, red & yellow striped sleeves, yellow cap
4 Iktomi   F:
  B(2) W(58.5)
Niagara newcomer. Beat smart Benaud in lead-up trial.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: ATROPOS - Raced in restricted room for much of the final straight
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Cameron

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 4.10
Place1 8 $ 2.20
Place2 9 $ 2.60
Place3 1 $ 1.80
Quinella 8,9 $ 21.50
Trifecta 8:9:1 $ 150.20
First4 8:9:1:2 $ 328.70
Double 8/8 $ 35.00
DBL conc 8/9 $ 26.70
Quaddie 4/5/8/8 $ 7487.60

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 6 - THENAMESBOND MAIDEN STEEPLECHASE 3500
Time: 2:49 | Distance: 3500m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Pink & black stripes, hooped sleeves, black cap
2 Big Meadsy   F: 9L538
  B(6) W(68)
 ( T-  P, & J Brosnan )
Lost rider when threatening here last month. Stable had tidy winter.
Main Danger
Emerald green, purple band, light blue sleeves & emerald green cap
10 Wonder Jump   F: 9
  B(7) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
Jumps debut. Trained Myers ridden by Fannin. Tote watch
Next Best
Maroon, black braces & armbands, quartered cap
1 Istimagic   F: P2420
  B(5) W(68)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Now 12 - Unbreakable. Still to win steeples after 14 goes but good for a sixth placing.
Include in Multis
Tangerine, black band, royal blue arm bands & cap
7 Caballo Noir   F: X3P4P
  B(4) W(68)
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Backed and beaten often enough. Gear change
Longer Odds
Royal blue, red seams, black sleeves, red seams & arm band, red cap with black seams
11 Magic Wonder   F: 50690
  B(10) W(66)
Won
Dividends : $10.30 $3.30
Won 2 on flat, the last one 15th months ago. Now for jumping debut. Trained Jo Rathone. Bound to have had the education

Remarks

Gear changes: Caballo Noir: Side Winkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 10.30
Place1 11 $ 3.30
Place2 7 $ 3.00
Place3 9 $ 2.20
Quinella 7,11 $ 63.20
Trifecta 11:7:9 $ 662.50
First4 11:7:9:2 $ 2936.00
Treble 8/8/11 $ 1106.50

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (1) Istimagic(2) Big Meadsy (7) Caballo Noir (10) Wonder Jump
R7 (1) Thenamesbond(6) Perry Mason (7) Top Choice
R8 (1) Merlot(4) Wagner (5) Sweet Treat
R9 (1) Vincentius(4) Prodigal Son (6) Moet Molly
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 7, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - KNOTTINGLY FARM STEEPLECHASE 3500 RST OPN STP
Time: 3:24 | Distance: 3500m | Prize $20000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Red, black band, red cap
6 Perry Mason   F: 51F12
  B(8) W(65)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Won
Dividends : $3.80 $1.40
The work in progress is complete. Paul Nelson will have him chasing richer races than this next winter
Main Danger
Turquoise, black & gold striped sleeves, black cap
1 Thenamesbond   F: 45511
  B(3) W(71)
 ( J-  Stuart Higgins )
10 wins here. He'll be trying says trainer but he's worried about his condition.
Next Best
Tangerine, black band, royal blue arm bands & cap
7 Top Choice   F: 00344
  B(5) W(65)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
65th start today. Win No7 will take him past $100,000. 4th in Wellington Steeples last start
Include in Multis
Dark blue, white spots and cap
8 Zamora   F: LX321
  B(2) W(65)
 ( J-  Will Gordon )
Rapid improvement for Sam Logan. Leaps into modest rest open steeples.
Longer Odds
Emerald green, purple band, light blue sleeves & emerald green cap
3 Yipson   F: 68695
  B(6) W(65)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
Had luckless career. Easy winner of rest steeples Wanganui this time last year.

Remarks

Stephen Ralph on Thenamesbond - “I’d be surprised if he won it.He’ll need the run because he hasn’t run for a while. He’ll try, as he usually does, but could be struggling the last bit.''
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Has better record than 007

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 3.80
Place1 6 $ 1.40
Place2 4 $ 2.20
Place3 3 $ 2.90
Quinella 4,6 $ 15.80
Trifecta 6:4:3 $ 186.10
First4 6:4:3:8 $ 836.50
Double 11/6 $ 29.70
DBL conc 11/4 $ 17.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 6, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - FLAIR AMATEUR RIDERS SERIES 1600 RATING 65
Time: 3:59 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Gold, pink diamond (b&f), pink sleeves with gold diamond arm band, gold cap with pink diamonds
4 Wagner   F: 78290
  B(8) W(69.5)
All but won in an amateur event here three back. Not heavy enough since
Main Danger
Brown, mauve arm bands & cap
1 Merlot   F: 1
  B(9) W(70.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Myers entrusts nephew with the job of protecting winning record. too good debut
Next Best
Black, light blue hooped sleeves, light blue cap
5 Sweet Treat   F: 04X15
  B(6) W(68.5)
Easy winner here three back. Backed up well here.
Include in Multis
Emerald green, gold double V (b&f), black & gold striped sleeves, emerald green & gold striped cap
6 Senassy   F: 85498
  B(2) W(67.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Cheeky hurdles showing last time. Change of stables
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Dark blue & orange hoops, orange sleeves & cap
8 Raisedinasandpit   F: F0555
  B(3) W(66.5)
Been hurdling well. Competent amateur aboard.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: SWEET TREAT - Slow away.
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Mitchell

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 15.40
Place1 7 $ 4.20
Place2 1 $ 1.80
Place3 6 $ 2.60
Quinella 1,7 $ 54.60
Trifecta 7:1:6 $ 1167.80
First4 7:1:6:4 $ 6003.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - FAREWELL GRAEME AMIES 1400 RATING 65
Time: 4:33 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $10000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Maroon, gold spots (b&f), hooped sleeves & gold cap
6 Moet Molly   F: 22184
  B(6) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Finally broke maiden duck here. Refused to fall off pace since.
Main Danger
Pink, emerald green stars, pink cap
1 Vincentius   F: 64102
  B(5) W(59.5)
Won
Dividends : $2.70 $1.30
Proving hard nut to crack. Group-winning apprentice traded for Moet Molly. Judgment on the line.
Next Best
Black, light blue hooped sleeves, light blue cap
4 Prodigal Son   F: 89055
  B(4) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Hardy character -50 starts and still only 6. Had enough starts this prep to ruffle a few feathers.
Include in Multis
Orange, navy blue & orange chequered sleeves & cap
8 Princess Raaj   F: X9203
  B(1) W(55.5)
Mixed bag but in this line-up has good claims
Longer Odds
Yellow & red stripes, yellow sleeves & quartered cap
3 Uabasso   F: 6409X
  B(8) W(58)
Stayer resuming. Scr last Saturday

Remarks

Moet Molly deserves to be favourite but $2?
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.70
Place1 1 $ 1.30
Place2 6 $ 1.50
Place3 4 $ 2.00
Place6 3,4,8/1,8,9/7,9,11/3,4,6/1,6,7 $ 194.20
Pick6 8/8/11/6/7/1 $ 0.00
Quinella 1,6 $ 5.20
Trifecta 1:6:4 $ 47.30
First4 1:6:4:5 $ 481.50
Double 7/1 $ 54.40
DBL conc 7/6 $ 28.10
Treble 6/7/1 $ 295.70
Quaddie 11/6/7/1 $ 5810.60
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%