M4: HASTINGS – 01 SEPTEMBER 2018

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M4: HASTINGS – 01 SEPTEMBER 2018

M04: Hastings Races - 1st Sep, 2018

Start time:12:20 pm
Weather:FINE
Track:SLOW7

Overview

Nothing wrong with a jumps day but if NZ racing is to fill its grandstands again meetings more Tarzino Trophy-like days are desperately needed. What a line-up the feature has drawn

Day's "Best"

R5 (10) Stella Noire

Best "Each Way"

R7 (17) Francaletta

Best "Roughie"

R8 (15) South Fork

Race 1 - REDWOOD TROPHY RATING 65
Time: 12:20 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, purple cap
12 My Tommy   F: 8X893
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
One pacer happy to grind away. That was some run for 3rd Taupo. Allpress wanted another go with rise in distance
Main Danger
Royal blue & white halves, striped sleeves & white cap
1 Gorbachev   F: 25832
  B(6) W(60)
Won
Dividends : $2.90 $1.50
Two years since last won. Golden opportunity to stop the rot.
Next Best
Navy blue, gold diamonds & sash, red cap
2 Look Out   F: 7X614
  B(8) W(60)
Awkward ride last start. Manners the key today. Crack local trainer will have it sorted
Include in Multis
Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
8 The Cossack   F: 14956
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Slow footing to advantage today but a horse hard to love. First Fours for me only
Longer Odds
Emerald green, purple band, light blue sleeves & emerald green cap
14 En Suite   F: 23093
  B(10) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Form comes and goes quickly. Improved footing gives push

Remarks

Stipe Comment: LOOK OUT - Hung outwards throughout
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Allpress

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.90
Place1 1 $ 1.50
Place2 6 $ 4.70
Place3 5 $ 5.60
Quinella 1,6 $ 26.40
Trifecta 1:6:5 $ 495.70
First4 1:6:5:2 $ 3455.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 8, 12, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - HASTINGS - HEART OF HAWKE'S BAY 1200 RATING 82
Time: 12:55 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Light green & purple quarters, light green sleeves & cap
2 Mihaul   F: X111X
  B(3) W(60)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  M, & K Murdoch )
Beach worker unbeaten from 5. Why aren't we promoting these horses?
Main Danger
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
3 Te Akau Shark   F: 114X
  B(7) W(60)
 ( J-  Shafiq Rusof )
Won
Dividends : $2.50 $1.40
Two trials wins. "Going well," says Te Akau. "Gift of Power might have too much pace fresh-up but Te Akau Shark will get back and come home hard.''
Next Best
Pink, black chevrons, striped sleeves & pink cap
9 Livin' On A Prayer   F: 1526X
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
First prep was massive, winning $100,000, not bad for horse whose trainer thought he wasn't much chop
Include in Multis
White, stylised logo, royal blue & emerald green hooped sleeves & quartered cap
11 Flamingo   F: 3140X
  B(10) W(55)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  D, & E Haworth )
Fell short few times but showed plenty of promise last prep. Built up to t his with excellent trial, won by richly talented London Express.
Longer Odds
Black & white stripes, red sleeves & cap
7 Stradivarius   F: 03321
  B(6) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Will almost certainly lead and try to outkick them. Placed twice here

Remarks

Gear changes: Te Akau Shark: Blinkers off
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Innes: Mihaul

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 2.50
Place1 3 $ 1.40
Place2 9 $ 2.30
Place3 7 $ 2.80
Quinella 3,9 $ 9.70
Trifecta 3:9:7 $ 116.00
First4 3:9:7:1 $ 1170.20
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 7, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - PREAKNESS,BELMONT STAKES & CUBA WITH WHEELS 1200 SP COND
Time: 1:30 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, gold lightning bolt (b&f) & cap
14 Langkawi   F: 22X
  B(3) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
McKay stable might be in for one of its better springs for some time. This pacey son of Helmet looks an early winner.
Main Danger
Black & white stripes, white sleeves, emerald green arm bands & cap
15 Harbourside   F: 92X
  B(8) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Shafiq Rusof )
Showed he had lot to learn first prep. That goes for a number of Pike youngsters. Big run for second Hastings in May.
Next Best
Black and canary yellow diagonal stripes, black sleeves, canary cap
9 Keltic Rockstar   F: 34
  B(2) W(55)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Went from 36-1 to 3-1 two runs first prep early winter. Looks quick developer.
Include in Multis
Navy blue & red chequers, striped sleeves & quartered cap
2 Fearless   F: 2X20X
  B(11) W(57)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  D, & E Haworth )
Two narrow seconds in skinny first prep. Money on for resuming run.
Longer Odds
White, red, grey & white stylised logo (b&f), white cap with red stripes
8 Thelma   F: 6238X
  B(12) W(55)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Still trying for maiden win. Another place from the draw. Tongue tie added

Remarks

Stipe Comment: BENSON - Lay outwards shortly after start, held up entering home straight gaining clear running near 100m
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Peter McKay

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 9.20
Place1 1 $ 2.20
Place2 14 $ 1.30
Place3 12 $ 6.50
Quinella 1,14 $ 7.20
Trifecta 1:14:12 $ 395.00
First4 1:14:12:15 $ 1495.90
Double 3/1 $ 27.10
DBL conc 3/14 $ 2.40
Treble 1/3/1 $ 145.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 8, 9, 14, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - PAUL BAYES LIVESTOCK MILE RATING 72
Time: 2:05 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Red, yellow stars (b&f), red & yellow halved sleeves, red cap with yellow star
1 Aim Smart   F: X20X1
  B(3) W(60)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Smart horse, who will only get smarter. Was also accepted for Ruakaka in case it rained here
Main Danger
Pink, black hooped sleeves & sash, pink & black quartered cap
7 Ohceedee   F: 46123
  B(13) W(58.5)
Won
Dividends : $8.70 $2.20
Could have easily been at Ruakaka kicking butt. Trainer chosen bigger payday
Next Best
Light green & white stripes, red sleeves, light green arm bands, red cap
9 Durham   F: X7231
  B(14) W(58)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
About the only ride Darryl Bradley gets these days. They are getting along famously
Include in Multis
Black, silver seams, striped sleeves & red cap
5 Centre Attention   F: 13331
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
In best form of career. National Week went to plan. Poor strike rate here only concern.
Longer Odds
Hot pink, black spot (b&f) white sleeves, white & hot pink quartered cap
3 Mental Telepathy   F: 161X0
  B(2) W(59.5)
Placed
Dividend : $4.30
Run off the cobwebs. Never handled heavy fresh. Mile second-up ideal

Remarks

Gear changes: High Spirits: Blinkers on Centre Attention: Lugging Bit off, Standard Bit on
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Troy Harris

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 8.70
Place1 7 $ 2.20
Place2 1 $ 1.50
Place3 3 $ 4.30
Quinella 1,7 $ 9.50
Trifecta 7:1:3 $ 229.50
First4 7:1:3:8 $ 2062.60
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - EL ROCA - SIR COLIN MEADS TROPHY 3YO SW+P
Time: 2:42 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $50000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Black & white stripes, white sleeves, emerald green arm bands & cap
10 Stella Noire   F: 1X
  B(10) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Won't get beat, says trackwork rider. He'd know. Two trials wins, but the draw from 1200m makes me nervous.
Main Danger
Gold, cherry star (b&f), gold & white halved sleeves, gold cap with cherry stars
3 Qiji Express   F: 3412X
  B(5) W(57.5)
Went well without lighting up the screen as 2yo. Trialled nicely, looks in first class order, says trackman
Next Best
Purple, brown band, purple cap
1 Sir Nate   F: 5713X
  B(1) W(59.5)
3yo year keenly awaited. Massive run Karaka Million from gate 13. Trials winner August 1
Include in Multis
Cream, brown striped sleeves, sash & cap
2 Cyber Attack   F: X1213
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Won
Dividends : $9.40 $2.20
Not much in it but Pike's second stringer. A good talent but don't think he will ever earn star status
Longer Odds
Royal blue, gold lightning bolt (b&f) & cap
6 Cavallo Veloce   F: 22X
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $3.50
Peter McKay used to be a dominant figure with his 2yo and 3yos. Has high hopes for this son of O'Reilly. Greenness cost him 2yo win

Remarks

Gear changes: Masque: Tongue Tie on Tiny Terror: Ear Covers on King Louis: Ear Covers Pre-Race on, gelded 05/04
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Stella Noire

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 9.40
Place1 2 $ 2.20
Place2 6 $ 3.50
Place3 8 $ 11.10
Quinella 2,6 $ 59.00
Trifecta 2:6:8 $ 1676.90
First4 2:6:8:3 $ 15983.00
Double 7/2 $ 44.20
DBL conc 7/6 $ 41.00
Quaddie 3/1/7/2 $ 2703.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 6, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - RELIABLE MAN TROPHY OPEN HCP
Time: 3:15 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Red, white band, white sleeves, red & white hooped cap
3 Ladies First   F: 211X7
  B(13) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Got a bit tight late fresh-up run. Gear changes galore for follow-up. Gr1 Livamol nominated
Main Danger
Black, apple green braces, armbands & cap
11 Big Mike   F: 21171
  B(3) W(53)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Interesting choice of jockey but his appointment does give Mike massive weight pull on the guns.
Next Best
Navy blue, pink spots & cap
13 Glory Days   F: 37241
  B(4) W(53)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Scored upset win on this day last year. Glory days few and far between since but does pose major threat here
Include in Multis
Grey, dark blue stars (b&f) & sleeves, quartered cap
1 Charles Road   F: 513X0
  B(1) W(60.5)
Won
Dividends : $9.80 $2.90
Still needs better ground and more distance but this is a good fitness builder. Weatherley giving up Sydney to stay aboard.
Longer Odds
Lime green, dark green sash, cuffs, collar & cap
2 Zacada   F: 8402X
  B(6) W(60.5)
Looked full of zest at track this week. No doubt the major cups will be main attraction this spring/summer.

Remarks

Gear changes: Ladies First: Standard Bit off, Tongue Tie off, Norton Bit on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 9.80
Place1 1 $ 2.90
Place2 11 $ 1.60
Place3 9 $ 12.70
Quinella 1,11 $ 14.60
Trifecta 1:11:9 $ 1235.50
First4 1:11:9:10 $ 6908.20
Treble 7/2/1 $ 582.30

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (3) Ladies First(11) Big Mike (13) Glory Days
R7 (1) Jon Snow(4) Hiflyer (15) Melody Belle (17) Francaletta
R8 (8) One Prize One Goal(11) Beauden (14) Hartley (15) South Fork
R9 (2) Decades(3) Joe's Legacy (11) Podravina (15) Parvina
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 11, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - TARZINO TROPHY WFA (G1)
Time: 3:50 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $200000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Apple green, dark blue sash, dark blue & yellow striped sleeves & cap
17 Francaletta   F: X30X4
  B(3) W(57)
Off the ballot and into a field he deserves to contest. Won a race on supporting card last year. Looks ready, says trackman.
Main Danger
Tangerine, royal blue stars, white sash with royal blue logo Fortuna (b&f), royal blue & tangerine striped sleeves & quartered cap
15 Melody Belle   F: 159X1
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Shafiq Rusof )
Won
Dividends : $4.10 $2.00
Foxbridge winner. Te Akau: "Work been very pleasing, just needs to get some cover from the draw"
Next Best
White, scarlet single stripe (b&f), lime green sleeves, white cap with scarlet seams
1 Jon Snow   F: 8139X
  B(11) W(59)
Sydney Derby winner resuming. Runnerup two trials. Trackman impressed by fitness.
Include in Multis
Dark green, light green spots (body & sleeves), dark green cap with light green spots
4 Hiflyer   F: 3X144
  B(2) W(59)
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Peter Lock gone quiet after trumpeting so-so Sydney raid. Been steady at 8s on fixed.
Longer Odds
Purple, emerald green striped sleeves & band, quartered cap
2 Start Wondering   F: 155X0
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  E, & JJ Rayner )
Blinkers, new jock. Is he done? Don't think so

Remarks

Stipe Comment last start: START WONDERING - Rider advised had travelled well until placed under pressure then had been unable to finish race off in slow 9 track conditions
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Francaletta

Results

Race Dividends
Win 15 $ 4.10
Place1 15 $ 2.00
Place2 4 $ 1.90
Place3 13 $ 11.20
Quinella 4,15 $ 10.80
Trifecta 15:4:13 $ 523.50
First4 15:4:13:1 $ 4176.70
Double 1/15 $ 47.00
DBL conc 1/4 $ 16.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 15, 17
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - SWISS ACE TROPHY RATING 72
Time: 4:25 | Distance: 1300m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Light green & white stripes, red sleeves, light green arm bands, red cap
14 Hartley   F: 273X1
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $1.80
Started new campaign in style. Trainer always had a good horse to work. Been well look after - seven races in just a year.
Main Danger
Black & white stripes, red sleeves & cap
8 One Prize One Goal   F: 7381X
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Grant Cooksley )
Just beaten this meet last year. Iceman up. Got to go for Goal.
Next Best
Buttercup,emerald green band & sleeves,white armbands, buttercup & emerald green qtd cap
11 Beauden   F: 1312X
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Chris Johnson going for winning treble on him. Looking forward to following him over spring.
Include in Multis
Red, yellow stars (b&f), red & yellow halved sleeves, red cap with yellow star
5 Caricature   F: 2340X
  B(16) W(59)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
4th in Oaks but largely too raw to to stamp promise on his assignments as 3yo. Wide draw punctures bright comeback hopes.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Royal blue, white crossed sashes & arm band, royal blue cap with white pom pom
15 South Fork   F: 1X14X
  B(9) W(58)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Trialled by Sam Collett before she went abroad. She'll be chasing the ride when she returns home

Remarks

Stipe Comment: SMOKIN OAK - Raced keenly early and middle stages, rider advised after over-racing had been forced wider rounding bend and had not felt entirely comfortable in slow 9 track conditions
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Rosie Myers

Results

Race Dividends
Win 14 $ 4.20
Place1 14 $ 1.80
Place2 11 $ 2.60
Place3 13 $ 11.00
Quinella 11,14 $ 13.30
Trifecta 14:11:13 $ 807.40
First4 14:11:13:9 $ 4249.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 8, 11, 14, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - VET SERVICES HB 1400 RATING 65
Time: 5:00 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Cambridge blue, cambridge blue sleeves with tangerine stars & cap
15 Parvina   F: 154X
  B(6) W(57)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Easy winner on debut here. Struggled little next two. Beat Te Akau's Swing Note in trial in readiness. Baker followers jumping aboard.
Main Danger
Emerald green, royal blue diamonds (b&f) & white cap
3 Joe's Legacy   F: 1303X
  B(8) W(60)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Placed in listed race before spelling. Has trialled.
Next Best
Aqua, hot pink diamond band, aqua sleeves with hot pink diamonds down sleeves, pink cap with aqua seams
2 Decades   F: 130X0
  B(7) W(60)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Won this meet last year. Has he done enough work is the question I'm asking.
Include in Multis
Royal blue & white hoops, grey sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap
11 Podravina   F: 3129X
  B(3) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Baker-trained, Vela-owned mare back in action. Career been kept in check so far
Longer Odds
Turquoise & white chequers, turquoise sleeves, white armbands & cap
14 My Zed   F: 221
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Wayne Marshment looks to have a seriously good horse here. More will be revealed by showing in this

Remarks

Gear changes: It's Ben Again: Side Winkers on Leading Role: Tongue Tie off Braavos: Side Winkers off, Blinkers on. Stipe Comment: Raced ungenerously when being steadied approaching 1000m, held up 400m
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Vinny Colgan

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 12.30
Place1 8 $ 3.40
Place2 3 $ 2.40
Place3 11 $ 2.10
Place6 1,3,7/2,6,8/1,9,11/4,13,15/11, $ 595.30
Pick6 7/2/1/15/14/8 $ 0.00
Quinella 3,8 $ 46.60
Trifecta 8:3:11 $ 463.50
First4 8:3:11:14 $ 4240.60
Double 14/8 $ 74.50
DBL conc 14/3 $ 13.20
Treble 15/14/8 $ 678.80
Quaddie 1/15/14/8 $ 5617.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 11, 14, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%