M4 Awapuni – 25th July 2019

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M4 Awapuni – 25th July 2019

M4: Awapuni - 25th Jul, 2019

Start time:12:18 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Heavy11

Overview

8 race card with a jump race, an amateur and 3 flat races

Day's "Best"

R8 (6) Sophia Magia

Best "Each Way"

R4 (1) Rocking Good Time

Best "Roughie"

R5 (10) Dashing Ruby
  • Race 1 - LJ HOOKER HURDLE
    Time: 12:18 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Max   F: X4612
      B(4) W(67)
    The best horse in the field. Had a freshen up since top second in Manawatu Hurdles. Only concern is distance.
    Main Danger
    2 Guy Fox   F: 16370
      B(3) W(66.5)
     ( T-  Kevin Myers )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.50
    His hurdle record doesn't read well but he is better than that. He has raced in some very good races. Can race aggressive but could go forward and be hard to pass in that role.
    Next Best
    3 Bay Rocker   F: X04F2
      B(5) W(65.5)
     ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
    Won
    Dividends : $6.80 $2.50
    Good fourth in Manawatu Hurdles. Slipped two back and was good for second in a steeplechase race. Looks a good chance
    Longer Odds
    5 Mesmerize   F: 26218
      B(1) W(65)
     ( J-  Isaac Lupton )
    Deserving maiden hurdle winner and was disappointing in the same grade.

    Remarks

    Opening race of the day
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    Max looks the horse they have to beat

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 6.80
    Place1 3 $ 2.50
    Place2 2 $ 2.50
    Quinella 2:3 $ 10.00
    Trifecta 3:2:1 $ 58.30
    First4 3:2:1:4 $ 88.90
    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 - MANAWATU ITM HURDLE
    Time: 12:53 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    9 Medini   F: 7P80F
      B(1) W(66)
     ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
    Looked like running second when fell last time. If she finishes the race wouldn't surprise if she won.
    Main Danger
    8 Tittletattle   F: 653
      B(3) W(66)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Improving off every start. Good third at Wellington and looks one of the best hopes in this.
    Next Best
    1 Alfie Dee   F: 2560P
      B(2) W(68)
     ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
     ( T-  Ken Duncan )
    Won
    Dividends : $6.90 $2.30
    His first two starts over jumps had merit with the sixth in Manawatu Hurdles. Found Wellington too heavy last time which is a concern today.
    Include in Multis
    2 Kirkenes   F: 34600
      B(8) W(68)
     ( J-  Emily Farr )
    Having hurdles debut. Usually races keen which is not ideal but can jump according to Wheels which you must take note.
    Longer Odds
    7 Toodaloo   F: 6X606
      B(6) W(68)
     ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
    Wasn't bad on debut and will improve on that

    Remarks

    The maiden hurdlers go round in this
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    Shaun Phelan rides our top pick

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 6.90
    Place1 1 $ 2.30
    Place2 8 $ 1.60
    Place3 3 $ 1.60
    Quinella 1:8 $ 20.40
    Trifecta 1:8:3 $ 121.50
    First4 1:8:3:9 $ 578.40

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 7, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - CODY SINGER MEMORIAL STEEPLECHASE
    Time: 1:28 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    3 Crash Bandicoot   F: X4X75
      B(2) W(66.5)
     ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
     ( T-  Kevin Myers )
    Under two years since last steeplechase start which came in the Great Northern. Had a hurdle to fitten for this and comes into this well weighted.
    Main Danger
    2 Des De Jeu   F: 8X93L
      B(7) W(68)
     ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Winner of 2 out of 3. Fell on the other occasion. Looks one of the better jumpers in NZ.
    Next Best
    1 Wise Men Say   F: 6X665
      B(8) W(72.5)
     ( J-  Isaac Lupton )
    Top class on his day. His day hasn't been this season but has his chance in this.
    Include in Multis
    4 Who Can Tell   F: 0X8P1
      B(1) W(66.5)
     ( J-  Toni Moki )
     ( T-  Kevin Myers )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Better last start when winning. Can go well in this
    Longer Odds
    5 Mr Enthusiastic   F: F5373
      B(6) W(65)
     ( J-  Emily Farr )
    Won
    Dividends : $8.70 $2.20
    Best run came three starts back over steeples at Awapuni. Beaten a long way last time but looks best of the rest.

    Remarks

    Exciting Steeplechase race
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    Des De Jeu has opened very short in this

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 8.70
    Place1 5 $ 2.20
    Place2 2 $ 1.40
    Place3 4 $ 2.00
    Quinella 2:5 $ 8.80
    Trifecta 5:2:4 $ 142.30
    First4 5:2:4:3 $ 462.20
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    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 4 - UNREAL GRASS & THE BNI HEARTLAND LEGENDS 2100
    Time: 2:03 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    1 Rocking Good Time   F: 6X030
      B(4) W(70)
     ( J-  Clinton Isdale )
    Won
    Dividends : $5.60 $2.20
    Good third two back. Both misses came on decent ground. Fit and back on heavy surface with Clinton Isdale who rides well.
    Main Danger
    2 The Great Guru   F: X6527
      B(10) W(68.5)
     ( J-  Luke Myers )
     ( T-  Lisa Latta )
    Very good second on the flat two back. Had a jump race since. With Luke Myers on and fit must be one of the better chances
    Next Best
    4 Magic Ivan   F: X6588
      B(7) W(67.5)
     ( J-  Emma Quinn )
    All runs this prep have had merit. Faces easiest field than recent runs and a chance in this.
    Include in Multis
    6 Donardo   F: 77X36
      B(9) W(66.5)
     ( J-  Sarah Fannin )
    Good third with Sarah on fresh up. Was good his next. Will like the track and a horse you must include.
    Longer Odds
    3 Ascomanni   F: 18045
      B(13) W(68)
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.70
    Been racing well in these races and you cannot leave out of combos.

    Remarks

    Amateur race with a competitive betting fields
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    Clinton has been mixing his trainer with his riding

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 5.60
    Place1 1 $ 2.20
    Place2 9 $ 2.70
    Place3 3 $ 3.70
    Quinella 1:9 $ 33.80
    Trifecta 1:9:3 $ 287.30
    First4 1:9:3:2 $ 2882.90

    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 - ABERDEEN ON BROADWAY 2100
    Time: 2:38 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Country Bumpkin   F: 254X5
      B(8) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Mereana Hudson )
     ( T-  Niall Quinn )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Tough effort fresh up when racing on the speed. Showed enough to go close to winning last prep. Looks a good winning chance.
    Main Danger
    9 Cast In Bronze   F: 93334
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
     ( T-  Gary Vile )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.30
    Been knocking on the door to win one. Good third in a strong race on Saturday and looks a good chance to win here.
    Next Best
    2 Dundee Street   F: 4
      B(3) W(58.5)
    Decent fourth on debut and will improve with the run.
    Include in Multis
    3 Vacation   F: 04
      B(9) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Dylan Turner )
    Won
    Dividends : $7.30 $2.50
    Better fourth last start and has the staying ability to be in the finish.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    10 Dashing Ruby   F: 6X796
      B(10) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
     ( T-  Lisa Latta )
    Made nice ground over ground last time and could be the value of the race.

    Remarks

    First leg of the quaddie
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    Mereana Hudson takes over the ride for Parkes

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 7.30
    Place1 3 $ 2.50
    Place2 1 $ 2.00
    Place3 9 $ 1.30
    Quinella 1:3 $ 26.10
    Trifecta 3:1:9 $ 169.40
    First4 3:1:9:6 $ 606.20
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R5 (1) Country Bumpkin(2) Dundee Street (9) Cast In Bronze
    R6 (1) Kion(2) Rigel (3) Wholetthefoxout (4) Junior
    R7 (7) Our Chloe(11) Beaudz Well
    R8 (6) Sophia Magia
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - CAFE CUBA 2100
    Time: 3:13 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Rigel   F: 04253
      B(11) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.70 $1.40
    Been racing pretty well this prep and could break maidens here.
    Main Danger
    1 Kion   F: 32752
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Mereana Hudson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Another racing well who has struggled on heavy tracks in the past which is a concern but will enjoy the claim today.
    Next Best
    3 Wholetthefoxout   F: 860X3
      B(10) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
    Good third fresh up. Will be fit and should run a top race in this.
    Include in Multis
    4 Junior   F: 0X667
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Holly Andrew )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.80
    Wasn't a bad effort two back. Struggled in an amateur race which was a forgive and could run well here.
    Longer Odds
    9 Crossed My Mind   F: 499X0
      B(1) W(56.5)
     ( T-  Jo Rathbone )
    Showed ability on wet tracks last prep. Will improve from that first up run.

    Remarks

    Second maiden 2100m race of the day
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    Buddy could run a winner earlier in the day and win this

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 3.70
    Place1 2 $ 1.40
    Place2 4 $ 2.80
    Place3 1 $ 1.60
    Quinella 2:4 $ 17.10
    Trifecta 2:4:1 $ 73.70
    First4 2:4:1:3 $ 409.80
    Double 3/2 $ 24.80
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    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 7 - DCPOWER 1200
    Time: 3:48 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    7 Our Chloe   F: 23X32
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Jamie Baillie )
     ( T-  Ilone Kelly )
    Won
    Dividends : $1.80 $1.30
    Knocking on the door. Just beaten last start and opened very short in the market but looks hard to beat.
    Main Danger
    11 Beaudz Well   F: 543
      B(7) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Dylan Turner )
    Wheels has time for this horse. I thought he was good here last start and should run well against the older horses.
    Next Best
    3 Benson   F: 336X8
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Shown ability last prep that he could break maidens. Will take improvement from his first up run.
    Include in Multis
    2 Monkey Town   F: 90X3
      B(4) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Holly Andrew )
     ( T-  Gene Andrew )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Much better fresh up here. Will have improved and a bold performance is expected.
    Longer Odds
    12 Silent Approach   F:
      B(9) W(53.5)
     ( T-  Gary Vile )
    Lovely type of a filly. Trial was nice and could run well on debut.

    Remarks

    Beaudz Well and Silent Approach face the older horses
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    Ilone Kelly could finally win this Our Chloe

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 7 $ 1.80
    Place1 7 $ 1.30
    Place2 2 $ 2.00
    Place3 6 $ 3.40
    Quinella 2:7 $ 7.60
    Trifecta 7:2:6 $ 86.10
    First4 7:2:6:3 $ 347.40

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 3, 7, 11, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - ROBERTSON PRESTIGE 1400
    Time: 4:19 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    6 Sophia Magia   F: 33022
      B(3) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
    Racing very honest. Should love the track and looks hard to beat.
    Main Danger
    7 Beltoy   F: X2966
      B(4) W(56)
     ( J-  Madan Singh )
    Good run fresh up changed stables prior to last start and found that track too good. Back on heavy ground today and a bold run from in front is expected.
    Next Best
    8 Veloce   F: 22196
      B(9) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Holly Andrew )
    Built to a nice win three back and I thought she was good last start and looks well placed here
    Include in Multis
    5 Facetime   F: 80X31
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.50 $1.70
    Has come back in good order this prep. Has won well last start and can go well here.
    Longer Odds
    10 That's Funny   F: 82288
      B(8) W(54.5)
     ( J-  Dylan Turner )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.80
    Been racing well lately. Looks well placed in the weights and can run close in this.

    Remarks

    Last race of the day and we have to wait until the last for our best bet
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    Roydon Bergerson can win the last on his home track

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 3.50
    Place1 5 $ 1.70
    Place2 2 $ 4.80
    Place3 10 $ 3.80
    Quinella 2:5 $ 29.80
    Trifecta 5:2:10 $ 631.20
    First4 5:2:10:6 $ 2710.60
    Double 7+/5+ $ 6.70

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    5, 6, 7, 8, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%