M4: Awapuni – 15th June

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M4: Awapuni – 15th June

M4: Awapuni - 15th Jun, 2019

Start time:12:07 pm
Weather:Overcast
Track:Heavy11

Overview

Manawatu Hurdles and Steeples day

Day's "Best"

R3 (4) Gallante

Best "Each Way"

R6 (9) Booty Lara

Best "Roughie"

R5 (4) Old Countess

Race 1 - IPL PLYWOOD MAIDEN STEEPLECHASE
Time: 12:07 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Zedeedudadeeko   F: 90X32
  B(5) W(68)
 ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
Very good hurdler winning some major hurdles over the last 3 seasons. No reason why he won’t be a good steeples.
Main Danger
1 Eddie Gilbert   F: 30X66
  B(1) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Talented hurdler who was average on his steeple debut last season. Chance with improvement on that.
Next Best
2 Mr Enthusiastic   F: 456F5
  B(3) W(68)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Has got jumping ability and wasn’t the worst of runs last week.
Include in Multis
5 Porotene Magnum   F: 8X089
  B(6) W(68)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
 ( T-  Ken Duncan )
Bit of word for this horses ability. Didn’t mind his first hurdle start.
Longer Odds
4 Grandiscoccymelums   F: 3X060
  B(4) W(68)
 ( T-  Ken Duncan )
Has shown ability on the flat and could transfer that to steeples.

Remarks

We can get the taste of them going over the cross country ahead of the big one
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Zedeedudadeeko makes his Steeplechase debut

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 37.80
Place1 3 $ 7.30
Place2 1 $ 2.10
Quinella 1:3 $ 36.10
Trifecta 3:1:2 $ 340.20
First4 3:1:2:7 $ 662.80

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 2 - PASLODE MAIDEN HURDLE
Time: 12:42 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Lovetokeephim   F: 60821
  B(7) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
Won very well at Trentham on the flat. Haven’t seen him jumping but if he can transfer his flat ability to the jumps he can win. Market would say he has ability.
Main Danger
1 Mesmerize   F: 5X262
  B(6) W(68)
 ( J-  Isaac Lupton )
Won
Dividends : $3.00 $1.60
Run down late last start when looking likely. Seems to lack a finish which could cost him another race today.
Next Best
2 So Keep Em   F: 7PX74
  B(2) W(68)
 ( J-  Toni Moki )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Went a good race last week. Looks a good chance to go better.
Include in Multis
5 Quaff   F: 34305
  B(1) W(68)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Good jumping debut. Will take improvement from his first start last week.
Longer Odds
9 The Cossack   F: X7464
  B(8) W(68)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
 ( T-  John Bary )
Bit of a reputation over the sticks and looked promising at the point to points.

Remarks

Interesting maiden Hurdle field
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Lovetokeephim makes his jumping debut

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 3.00
Place1 1 $ 1.60
Place2 5 $ 2.40
Place3 3 $ 3.20
Quinella 1:5 $ 10.00
Trifecta 1:5:3 $ 129.70
First4 1:5:3:9 $ 435.40
Double 3/1+ $ 79.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - MANAWATU ITM AWAPUNI HURDLES
Time: 1:17 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
4 Gallante   F: 8X032
  B(5) W(65)
 ( J-  Mathew Gillies )
Won
Dividends : $2.60 $1.60
Building to a good jumping win. Just beaten last week and good prior to that.
Main Danger
2 El Corby   F: 0X041
  B(1) W(65)
 ( J-  Gary Walsh )
Seems to be coming up very well. Has struggled at the top level over jumps but this season could be his season.
Next Best
6 Class Above   F: 13318
  B(7) W(65)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Very good winning last hurdle start. This looks a race he can race very well in.
Include in Multis
5 Bay Rocker   F: 331X0
  B(3) W(65)
 ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
Had a run to prepare and done plenty of miles at home. Form over hurdles last prep was good.
Longer Odds
9 Jochen Rindt   F: X0087
  B(8) W(65)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
 ( T-  Terry Wenn )
Placed
Dividend : $3.30
Quality flat horse. Well backed his only hurdle start and was very good. Emily Farr had multiple choices and gone with this guy.

Remarks

Not the best Awapuni Hurdles but still a good watch
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Hasn’t shown his Sydney Cup form in NZ but a very good jumper

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 2.60
Place1 4 $ 1.60
Place2 7 $ 1.90
Place3 9 $ 3.30
Quinella 4:7 $ 7.80
Trifecta 4:7:9 $ 132.40
First4 4:7:9:5 $ 529.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - REDSTAG OPEN HANDICAP
Time: 1:54 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Dez   F: 138X6
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Very good last season. First up run he did things wrong and will improve fitness wise if he goes to his best will go close and good odds.
Main Danger
1 Rosewood   F: 70X82
  B(6) W(60)
 ( J-  Hazel Schofer )
Won
Dividends : $2.00 $1.20
Unlucky not to win last start. Can get out of her ground at times and if she does be interesting how Hazel can overcome that. Apprentice claim helps.
Next Best
5 Strolling Vagabond   F: 78373
  B(9) W(54)
 ( J-  Madan Singh )
Placed
Dividend : $3.50
Honest mare who return back in form after a good run at Trentham. Will run well but would have like 2100m race.
Include in Multis
3 Platinum Command   F: 12X90
  B(2) W(58)
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Top winter mare who struggled her two starts this prep. Maybe third up she may reach her best.
Longer Odds
6 Our Bandit   F: X46X7
  B(3) W(54)
Very good winter galloper two seasons ago. Up in distance from his first up run. Could return to his best form in this.

Remarks

One of the races of the day
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Dez May return to his best here

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.00
Place1 1 $ 1.20
Place2 9 $ 2.70
Place3 5 $ 3.50
Quinella 1:9 $ 13.20
Trifecta 1:9:5 $ 137.00
First4 1:9:5:8 $ 1336.50
Double 4+/1+ $ 7.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - L J HOOKER MANAWATU STEEPLECHASE
Time: 2:28 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Kipkeino   F: 15X74
  B(1) W(65)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Wasn’t bad last week over hurdles. Dominant win at only steeplechase start. I think he is a top chance to beat the favourite.
Main Danger
5 Des De Jeu   F: 18X93
  B(6) W(65)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
12 months ago Aaron Kuru fall off got back on and won the race. Won’t want to do this against this group of jumpers. One of the potential stars.
Next Best
3 Gagarin   F: 34225
  B(2) W(65)
 ( J-  Mathew Gillies )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Won
Dividends : $5.30 $1.80
Beaten by Des De Jeu last year. Going well just didn’t handle the hill last start. Good chance here.
Include in Multis
1 Wise Men Say   F: 4216X
  B(7) W(70.5)
 ( J-  Isaac Lupton )
Good fresh up record 3 wins from 4. Seems to be coming up well. Question mark if this is a race Raymond wants to win as he is top handicap in the big ones.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
4 Old Countess   F: 5X004
  B(9) W(65)
 ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
Game second in the Pakuranga Hunt Cup last prep. Off last week at Trentham she is not far away from peck form.

Remarks

The main race of the day
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Des De Jeu the media sensation

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 5.30
Place1 3 $ 1.80
Place2 9 $ 3.70
Place3 7 $ 1.70
Quinella 3:9 $ 41.90
Trifecta 3:9:7 $ 300.60
First4 3:9:7:6 $ 3608.20

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (5) Des De Jeu(7) Kipkeino
R6 (4) Imblaze(5) Viktor Vegas (8) Rufus Ruffcut (9) Booty Lara
R7 (3) Leading Role(4) Magic Ivan (5) Tiro (9) Very Appealing
R8 (7) Snowfall(8) Wafer (13) Thats Amore
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

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 6 - TASMAN INSULATION PINK FIT 1200
Time: 3:05 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
9 Booty Lara   F: 6X211
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Ilone Kelly )
Good run last start. Looks to have good sprinting ability on these wet tracks. Have to one of the bigger hopes of the race.
Main Danger
8 Rufus Ruffcut   F: X5X03
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Sam Lennox )
Good effort at Wanganui. Will love the track conditions and not far away from racing to his best.
Next Best
5 Viktor Vegas   F: X526X
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Peter Lock )
Won
Dividends : $6.10 $2.00
Very good heavy track record. Has trialed up well at Cambridge to get ready for this expect a big run.
Include in Multis
4 Imblaze   F: 12X34
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Form has been good this campaign. Didn’t go as good as expected last start but dropping back in class.
Longer Odds
1 Tabard   F: 0X224
  B(9) W(62.5)
 ( J-  Hunter Durrant )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Has performed well on heavy going in the past. Good runs at Blenheim and a nice fourth in a strong race at Wellington. The odds runner in this

Remarks

Very competitive race
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Shaun McKay rides our best each way

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 6.10
Place1 5 $ 2.00
Place2 3 $ 1.30
Place3 7 $ 5.00
Quinella 3:5 $ 7.80
Trifecta 5:3:7 $ 241.00
First4 5:3:7:9 $ 1100.50
Double 3/5 $ 28.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - NELSON PINE INDUSTRIES 1600
Time: 3:39 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Magic Ivan   F: 57X65
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Good run last start in the higher grade. Fitter for that and should handle the track. Great each way money.
Main Danger
5 Tiro   F: 17482
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Huge run last start. Local who will like the track. More luck up the straight and not far off them in the running and he will be one of the main chances.
Next Best
3 Leading Role   F: 0X975
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Gary Vile )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Likes Awapuni and Robbie gets on with him. You have to ride him hard but he’s fit and ready to go a big one.
Include in Multis
9 Very Appealing   F: 55221
  B(1) W(57)
Built to her maiden win and won it well. Can handle the next grade up and does like the conditions.
Longer Odds
6 Took The Catch   F: 81230
  B(12) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
 ( T-  Gary Vile )
Freshen since his last start efforts form prior has been good. Gary thinks he can run well.

Remarks

Another hard leg of the quaddie
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Raymond Connors trains this horse

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 7.10
Place1 2 $ 2.80
Place2 12 $ 9.90
Place3 3 $ 2.60
Quinella 2:12 $ 203.10
Trifecta 2:12:3 $ 2938.30
First4 2:12:3:8 $ 4387.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 5, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - WINSTONE WALLBOARDS 1600
Time: 4:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Wafer   F: 99003
  B(10) W(57)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Good run on the heavy last start. On her best can win this but she does mix her form at times.
Main Danger
7 Snowfall   F: 1
  B(1) W(57)
Won her maiden here very well on heavy going. Can go close off that.
Next Best
13 Thats Amore   F: 49X77
  B(9) W(54.5)
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Went an improvers race last time. This is the sort of race she will show her best. Third up today.
Include in Multis
9 Lady Verawood   F: 33791
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
 ( T-  Kevin Gray )
Good when winning her maiden. Stable thinks she is going well and if she handles the track can go close.
Longer Odds
6 Grinner   F: 5X450
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Dylan Turner )
Won
Dividends : $15.70 $3.70
His form is better than it reads. Does like heavy ground. Too firm at Hawera and is the value of the race

Remarks

Last race of the day
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Wafer will be hard to beat on her best form

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 15.70
Place1 6 $ 3.70
Place2 11 $ 3.00
Place3 8 $ 1.90
Quinella 6:11 $ 70.30
Trifecta 6:11:8 $ 784.20
First4 6:11:8:1 $ 8313.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
6, 7, 8, 9, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%