M4: AWAPUNI – February 08 2019

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M4: AWAPUNI – February 08 2019

M04: Awapuni - 8th Feb, 2019

Start time:12:00 am
Weather:Cloudy
Track:Good3

Overview

Soundly beaten in the Railway and Telegraph, Gift of Power seeks compensation today.

Day's "Best"

R2 (3) Mal Dee

Best "Each Way"

R5 (6) Jessiegee

Best "Roughie"

R8 (12) Top Actress

Race 1 - MANAWATU SHEARING 2100
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Korakonui   F: 31855
  B(6) W(55.5)
Won
Dividends : $4.50 $2.30
Not one of Steve Baster's best rides at Trentham. Three wide throughout when the leader - and eventual winner - had them stretched.
Main Danger
4 Akela Belle   F: 67511
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
The mum won 3 in a row. Here's her chance to match that achievement.
Next Best
1 Soleseifei   F: 40X33
  B(4) W(59)
 ( J-  Sam O'Malley )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Trained by Parkes' partner but apprentice retained. Gotta get the weight down.. Close to full fitness.
Include in Multis
6 Vencedora   F: 05051
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Zinjete Moki )
John Wheeler trained and last start winner - following a close up 5th at Trentham previously. Has to be rated
Longer Odds
3 Toms   F: 29638
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Victim of two poor rides in a row. Inform Myers pressed into service for this one.

Remarks

Gear changes: Korakonui (AUS): Blinkers off
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Manning

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 4.50
Place1 5 $ 2.30
Place2 1 $ 2.20
Quinella 1:5 $ 5.80
Trifecta 5:1:3 $ 68.40
First4 5:1:3:7 $ 454.70
Trifecta - Selected!

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 2 - CHRIS GOMMANS CONTRACTING/MANAWATU SPREADERMDN
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
3 Mal Dee   F: 32
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Placed
Dividend : $1.20
Stable having one of its best seasons. 1400m ideal for this Niagara 3yo after two late runs 1200m.
Main Danger
7 Authentic Charm   F: 90X55
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Scr from Tauherenikau and reserved for home track. Definite improver.
Next Best
1 Outthegate   F: 39X24
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
 ( T-  Suzy Gordon )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Suzy Gordon busily ticking off her maidens. This one not far off the winner's list
Include in Multis
8 Floral Belt   F: 65935
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Kevin Gray )
Won
Dividends : $6.40 $1.50
Should have finished closer last start. Forced to shift ground
Longer Odds
4 Irish Flare   F: 8
  B(9) W(58)
 ( J-  Zinjete Moki )
Brother of Irish Flame but not as good as him though

Remarks

Gear changes: Floral Belt: Blinkers on
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Leah Hemi will give Mal Dee every chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 6.40
Place1 8 $ 1.50
Place2 1 $ 1.60
Place3 3 $ 1.20
Quinella 1:8 $ 14.30
Trifecta 8:1:3 $ 64.20
First4 8:1:3:7 $ 227.20
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - ARANUI HARVESTERS 1200
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 Queen Of The Air   F: 5X10X
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Won
Dividends : $1.60 $1.20
Rosie Myers makes her Te Akau debut and the stable has come up with a promising talent for her to ride. Easy winner previous trip to CD
Main Danger
9 Almarie   F: 90X45
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
If only she had managedto convert those12 placings into wins. the bank balance would have looked a lot healthier. Luckess 2 runs from spell.
Next Best
6 Eva Dawn   F: 2X0X1
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Blew rivals away fresh month back. The third placegetter has since won
Include in Multis
1 Mehrtens   F: 8X31
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Paul Gallagher )
 ( T-  Suzy Gordon )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Does the All Black finisher justice. When it comes to the crunch he's a lovely finisher.
Longer Odds
4 Cuidado Caliente   F: 75916
  B(4) W(57)
Rayners tinkered with gear after failing to back up win.

Remarks

Gear changes: Cuidado Caliente: Tongue Control Bit off, Lugging Bit on, Tongue Tie on Heineken Rocks: Blinkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 1.60
Place1 8 $ 1.20
Place2 9 $ 2.90
Place3 1 $ 2.10
Quinella 8:9 $ 10.00
Trifecta 8:9:1 $ 64.30
First4 8:9:1:3 $ 357.10
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 6, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - CARTERS ASHHURST POHANGINA CUP
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Gift Of Power   F: 21106
  B(5) W(59)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Won
Dividends : $1.50 $1.30
Another riding change. Good run in Telegraph and this considerably easier
Main Danger
2 Passing Shot   F: X3895
  B(1) W(60)
Placed
Dividend : $3.40
Too old to chase the big sprints these days. Well placed in this.
Next Best
1 Heni   F: 82534
  B(6) W(60)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
Time up for Allpress ...Gift of Power ride gone elsewhere. Mare's win some time ago, Allpress will get special enjoyment out of breaking the drought.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
6 Joy Anna   F: 0X880
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
Out of form but this isn't the Concorde. Will try to sit on Gift Power and pounce.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: HENI - Slow away then commenced to over race when being steadied for a distance passing the 1000 metres, held up early in the final straight.
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Gift of Power

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 1.50
Place1 3 $ 1.30
Place2 2 $ 3.40
Quinella 2:3 $ 6.60
Trifecta 3:2:5 $ 23.50
First4 3:2:5:6 $ 82.50
Treble 8/8+/3+ $ 20.80
Quaddie 5/8/8+/3+ $ 79.10

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 5 - KAMADA PARK WHAKARONGO HANDICAP
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1550m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
6 Jessiegee   F: 47252
  B(6) W(54)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
A slow track would go down well but has performed tidily on top of the ground. Really does deserve another win.
Main Danger
4 Beauden   F: 45715
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Won
Dividends : $3.80 $1.60
Been below par for most of season but reunites with Johnson today. He has a super record on him, one win coming here
Next Best
1 Henree Winkler   F: 8X422
  B(2) W(59)
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Lost winning knack. Backing up from second six days ago
Include in Multis
5 Miss Contessa   F: 21185
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Gary Vile )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Checked off heels Wellington Cup day and struggled to get going again. Couldn't finish hard enough. Odds maker with Hannam up today.
Longer Odds
9 Du'blues   F: 20117
  B(8) W(54)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Struggled in an R82 last start. Allpress booking gives vital edge.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: MISS CONTESSA - Steadied when placed in restricted room 900m
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Breslin

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 3.80
Place1 4 $ 1.60
Place2 5 $ 2.30
Place3 3 $ 2.00
Quinella 4:5 $ 17.00
Trifecta 4:5:3 $ 159.40
First4 4:5:3:6 $ 502.50

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (1) Henree Winkler(4) Beauden (5) Miss Contessa (6) Jessiegee
R6 (2) Windsor(5) Brimm (6) One Prize One Goal
R7 (1) Platinum Wild Card(7) Lady In Lace (9) Champagne Bride (12) Miss Valencia
R8 (2) Original Gangster(5) Top Ofthe Straight (11) Cottoneva
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - MURRAY FREE CONTRACTING LTD/RAETIHI PUNTERS CLUB
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Brimm   F: 1X14
  B(7) W(56)
Won
Dividends : $2.30 $1.30
Bid for winning treble faltered when held up for run Trentham. Get back on the horse.
Main Danger
6 One Prize One Goal   F: 27333
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Keeps fronting up for veteran trainer even if it is only for a minor prize. Looks good for another one
Next Best
1 The Rippa   F: 59525
  B(3) W(59.5)
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
A trier but career riddled with mediocrity. Best when its rock hard
Include in Multis
3 Fibonacci   F: 7X981
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
Placed
Dividend : $3.40
Last start win down to Allpress' vigorous riding more than anything else.
Longer Odds
2 Windsor   F: 44184
  B(2) W(59)
 ( J-  Sam O'Malley )
Placed
Dividend : $3.30
Won 3 back with big finish at Trentham. Repeat of that and could well surprise here

Remarks

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Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 2.30
Place1 5 $ 1.30
Place2 2 $ 3.30
Place3 3 $ 3.40
Quinella 2:5 $ 14.50
Trifecta 5:2:3 $ 232.90
First4 5:2:3:6 $ 1176.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

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 7 - VALLEY CONTRACTING 1550
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 1550m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Lady In Lace   F: X0125
  B(10) W(57)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Haworths have got a handy team in today. This one has strong claims after a 5th in Desert Gold
Main Danger
1 Platinum Wild Card   F: 69912
  B(2) W(60)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
The mum was mighty in the mud, the son seems to prefer it firmer. Really grown this prep
Next Best
12 Miss Valencia   F: 1X740
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Dylan Turner )
Went too hard in front in Desert Gold. Benner had an average summer. She could kick-start things
Include in Multis
9 Champagne Bride   F: 44218
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
 ( T-  John Bary )
Average ride by apprentice last start. Johnson will make a difference
Longer Odds
13 Koko Belle   F: X0984
  B(8) W(55)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Looking sharper but can't see winning.

Remarks

85955.0Leah HemiJanelle Millar$7.80$2.70 Gear changes: Lady In Lace: Blinkers on Miss Valencia: Blinkers off, Ear Covers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 29.40
Place1 3 $ 4.70
Place2 1 $ 1.80
Place3 7 $ 1.40
Quinella 1:3 $ 31.90
Trifecta 3:1:7 $ 341.40
First4 3:1:7:5 $ 1851.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 7, 9, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - ROWDEN ELECTRICAL 2100
Time: 12:00 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
11 Cottoneva   F: X5243
  B(10) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Dam won a Gr2, the daughter has won a maiden. Close to applying polish to that record.
Main Danger
2 Original Gangster   F: 51245
  B(2) W(59)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Long way back at Trentham, ran home hard when clear of slow traffic and fallen foe.
Next Best
5 Top Ofthe Straight   F: 03210
  B(12) W(58)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
 ( T-  Gary Vile )
Hopes dashed at Trentham when had to avoid fallen runner.
Include in Multis
9 Granite Ridge   F: 30083
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
 ( T-  Kevin Gray )
Pulled up lame first race for year. Down on fitness for 1800m when fully recovered.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
12 Top Actress   F: X1490
  B(8) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Travel mate for Passing Shot. Could snatch a placing.

Remarks

Gear changes: Cead Mile Failte: Blinkers off
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Parkes

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 11.10
Place1 3 $ 3.50
Place2 11 $ 2.00
Place3 4 $ 2.30
Place6 1,8+,9/2,3+/3,4+,5/2,3,5+/1,3,7+/3,4,11+ $ 16.30
Quinella 3:11 $ 28.20
Trifecta 3:11:4 $ 481.20
First4 3:11:4:2 $ 1287.80
Treble 5+/3/3 $ 1102.80
Quaddie 4+/5+/3/3 $ 8520.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 5, 9, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%