M4: Avondale – 22 March 2019

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M4: Avondale – 22 March 2019

M4: Avondale - 22nd Mar, 2019

Start time:12:27 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead4

Overview

Rotorua Wed, Tauranga Saturday ... Avondale was always going to struggle for numbers. Regardless favourite punters may not get it all their own way given the number of newcomers on show

Day's "Best"

R7 (9) Savastep

Best "Each Way"

R3 (3) Flying Flame

Best "Roughie"

R4 (8) Kya Khoob Lagti Ho

Race 1 - THE PRECINCT REALTY 2100
Time: 12:27 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Sir Aglovale   F: 75454
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Won
Dividends : $3.30 $1.70
Blinkers on. This 4yo with big finish has just four to get past . Nigel Tiley owns and trains
Main Danger
3 Thomas Aquinas   F: 52045
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Just length off Madison Country in HB Guineas and still a maiden. What gives? Staying test today
Next Best
4 Etch   F: 59L35
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
 ( T-  Steven Cole )
Inauspicious start to career, dropping rider in one race. Starting to gain respect.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
Insufficient Runners

Remarks

Gear changes: Heremon: Ear Covers Pre-Race on Sir Aglovale (AUS): Blinkers on
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Tiley

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 3.30
Place1 5 $ 1.70
Place2 3 $ 1.30
Quinella 3:5 $ 2.50
Trifecta 5:3:4 $ 12.50
First4 5:3:4:1 $ 31.40
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
Insufficient Runners
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 1:02 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Xplosion   F: 38X
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Te Akau put aside after showing lack of maturity last spring. Had two good trials to get her going again.
Main Danger
3 Anna Cecelia   F: 63
  B(3) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Won
Dividends : $2.20 $1.20
Made debut in Gr3 and was unlucky too
Next Best
6 Miradello   F:
  B(8) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Lance Noble )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Lindsay-owned newcomer. Placed three trials
Include in Multis
  B(6) W(57.5)
Baker revved him up at second trial. Might just need one
Longer Odds
8 Wasp   F:
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Trials placed back in Jan. Looked to have plenty left in tank

Remarks

Gear changes: Anna Cecelia (AUS): Blinkers on Xplosion: Tongue Tie on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 2.20
Place1 3 $ 1.20
Place2 1 $ 4.30
Place3 6 $ 2.00
Quinella 1:3 $ 22.60
Trifecta 3:1:6 $ 138.40
First4 3:1:6:4 $ 518.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - THE AVONDALE SUNDAY MARKETS 1200
Time: 1:41 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
3 Flying Flame   F: X3365
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Fought jock mid-race last start. Bosson not about to wave the white flag
Main Danger
5 The Last Word   F: X235X
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Run some mighty races. May finally have the last word today. Gear change
Next Best
7 Shanqueen   F:
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Drawn wide but stable usually has them well educated for their debut. Grand-dam was a useful talent
Include in Multis
8 Chapeau   F: 5544X
  B(2) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
This prep should be interesting. Bad luck cost her a couple of placings first one
Longer Odds
9 Kimendy   F:
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Gifted trainer scr midweek, deciding to launch career here. Aussie bred who won trial month back.

Remarks

Gear changes: The Last Word: Side Winkers off
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Opie rides our Top Pick

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 9.80
Place1 6 $ 2.80
Place2 8 $ 1.50
Place3 1 $ 3.20
Quinella 6:8 $ 19.80
Trifecta 6:8:1 $ 541.70
First4 6:8:1:4 $ 3258.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - THE ANZAC DAY AT AVONDALE 25TH APRIL 2019 1400
Time: 2:12 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Matter Of Fact   F: 3
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Massive run on debut. $25 that day, red-hot today
Main Danger
4 Jimmy James   F:
  B(4) W(57.5)
Savabeel first starter. Mum was cups star, winning the Counties and Waikato
Next Best
1 Riding The Wave   F: 36X
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Won
Dividends : $3.20 $1.30
Not the best of beginners first prep but showed enough to keep you coming back
Include in Multis
6 If At First   F: 5
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Team Moroney rewards trackwork rider. Sound on debut where winner and runnerup looked fine talents
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
  B(3) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Pierro first starter for Frank Ritchie. Placed all four trials.

Remarks

Gear changes: Riding The Wave (AUS): Ear Covers Pre-Race off, Blinkers on, Ear Covers on Brawler: Tongue Tie off, Lugging Bit on, Side Winkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 3.20
Place1 1 $ 1.30
Place2 8 $ 2.40
Place3 6 $ 1.70
Quinella 1:8 $ 29.40
Trifecta 1:8:6 $ 219.80
First4 1:8:6:4 $ 853.40
Treble 3+/6/1 $ 108.90
Quaddie 5/3+/6/1 $ 266.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R4 (1) Riding The Wave(4) Jimmy James (5) Matter Of Fact
R5 (1) The Ice Knight(2) Starman (4) Pokuru Wild (7) Toitoi
R6 (1) Creative Genius(4) Mercy Hill
R7 (7) Not Usual Heaven(9) Savastep
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

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 5 - THE CATO BOLAM 1200
Time: 2:47 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 The Ice Knight   F: 2650X
  B(5) W(60)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Well bred 4yo who won two in row this course last summer.
Main Danger
4 Pokuru Wild   F: X135X
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Needs longer but is freshup winner here.
Next Best
2 Starman   F: 617X
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
 ( T-  Steven Cole )
Maiden winner here Nov at expense of well fancied Derby contender. Had a recent trial
Include in Multis
5 Salt Bay   F: 27143
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Won
Dividends : $4.50 $1.50
Gone Ok since leaving maidens. Strong place value
Longer Odds
7 Toitoi   F: 33207
  B(1) W(55)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Designated frontrunner. Hard to catch if allowed to run race.

Remarks

Gear changes: Starman: Nasal Strip on Pokuru Wild: Side Winkers off Toitoi: Side Winkers off
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 4.50
Place1 5 $ 1.50
Place2 6 $ 2.50
Place3 3 $ 4.30
Quinella 5:6 $ 27.10
Trifecta 5:6:3 $ 319.10
First4 5:6:3:4 $ 1552.90

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 6 - THE JIGSAW BUILDLING SOLUTIONS 1600
Time: 3:22 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Mercy Hill   F: 95273
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Won
Dividends : $3.10 $1.60
Keeps getting cheated out of victory. Bombed near finish last start after darting to lead 200m out.
Main Danger
1 Creative Genius   F: X6142
  B(5) W(59)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
 ( T-  Steven Cole )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Racing in good heart. Bosson's first ride on him.
Next Best
3 Savapak   F: 72367
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Waste of time starting him on heavy track last start
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
5 Hot Saki   F: 2X065
  B(4) W(55.5)
Winner year ago in rare visit here.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: MERCY HILL - Made contact 400 metres when improving into a marginal run.
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Calder

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 3.10
Place1 4 $ 1.60
Place2 1 $ 1.90
Place6 1,3+,6/1,6,8+/1,6,8/3,5,6/1+,4/1,6,9+ $ 51.20
Quinella 1:4 $ 3.80
Trifecta 4:1:3 $ 17.10
First4 4:1:3:2 $ 32.50
Treble 5/4/9+ $ 28.50
Quaddie 1/5/4/9+ $ 85.20
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
Insufficient Runners
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - THE WEST BROOK WINERY 1600
Time: 3:52 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
9 Savastep   F: 72425
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Won
Dividends : $1.40 $1.00
Had door slammed on her when going for narrow gap March 15. Was travelling well
Main Danger
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Marsh trained. Easy winner of last of 7 trials
Next Best
8 Saserello   F: X2950
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Disappointed when you weigh her trials record.
Include in Multis
1 Alberation   F: 0X954
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
 ( T-  Steven Cole )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Seven races in, his form is finally on upswing . Struck gates on leaving last start
Longer Odds
6 Poacher   F: X63X0
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Placed
Dividend : $3.80
Confidence-boosting end to last prep, didn't start new one in similar fashion.

Remarks

Gear changes: Cape Ceilidh: Blinkers on, Shadow Roll on Poacher: Blinkers on
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Forsman

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 1.40
Place1 9 $ 1.00
Place2 1 $ 1.90
Place3 6 $ 3.80
Place6 1,3+,6/1,6,8+/1,6,8/3,5,6/1+,4/1,6,9+ $ 51.20
Quinella 1:9 $ 4.90
Trifecta 9:1:6 $ 66.60
First4 9:1:6:7 $ 247.20
Treble 5/4/9+ $ 28.50
Quaddie 1/5/4/9+ $ 85.20
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 6, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%