M4: HASTINGS – 22 SEPTEMBER 2018

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M4: HASTINGS – 22 SEPTEMBER 2018

M04: Hastings Races - 22nd Sep, 2018

Start time:12:20 pm
Weather:DRIZZLING
Track:DEAD4

Overview

Windsor Plate day. Can Melody Belle get the mile and win the second leg of the triple crown too? Will Hiflyer even the score?

Day's "Best"

R2 (6) Cavallo Veloce

Best "Each Way"

R7 (10) Nymph Monte

Best "Roughie"

R1 (5) Itellyouonething

Race 1 - TRINITY HILL 2100 RATING 72
Time: 12:20 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Hot pink, black spot (b&f) white sleeves, white & hot pink quartered cap
2 Mental Telepathy   F: 61X03
  B(9) W(59.5)
Bit stiff Tarzino day. Long strider got the distance today to show what he's really made of. Matched cup winner Maygrove in final gallop.
Main Danger
Royal blue & white halves, striped sleeves & white cap
4 Gorbachev   F: 58321
  B(13) W(59)
Vigorous ride by claimer got him home first day. Efforts up to then didn't accurately reflect ability
Next Best
Gold, black velvet cap with gold tassel
7 High Spirits   F: 550X7
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
Slow start left huge task fresh. Made up good ground. Won and placed second-up
Include in Multis
Black & crimson quarters, crimson sleeves & quartered cap
8 Charlie Horse   F: 21123
  B(10) W(58)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
incredibly consistent type that can't be left out - will be finishing all over them again. Fingers crossed for some rain
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Scarlet, white diamonds, scarlet sleeves with white diamond band & scarlet cap
5 Itellyouonething   F: 12X04
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Dropping from R82 to R72. Allpress on today and she's been the pilot for past 2 wins.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: MENTAL TELEPATHY - Held up approaching 200m
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Cameron

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 17.20
Place1 6 $ 4.90
Place2 1 $ 3.30
Place3 7 $ 2.90
Quinella 1,6 $ 88.90
Trifecta 6:1:7 $ 1966.30
First4 6:1:7:9 $ 6440.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - RAGEESE @ WINDSOR PARK STUD 3YO 3YO RATING 65 SW+P
Time: 12:55 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Royal blue, gold lightning bolt (b&f) & cap
6 Cavallo Veloce   F: 22X2
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Before he had raced Peter McKay picked him as his new star youngster. Yet to win but he's smart
Main Danger
White, red spot, red & white striped sleeves & cap
4 Star Performance   F: 1X7
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
1000m at Ruakaka ridiculously short for him. Watch him let down today
Next Best
Emerald green, red & white chequered epaulettes, emerald cap with red & white chequered strips
5 Tiny Terror   F: 19
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Tough wee thing. Each way chance for Bayliss to get his NZ career rolling again.
Include in Multis
Teal blue, white stylised logo (b&f), teal blue sleeves & cap
1 Cutadeel   F: 1X
  B(1) W(57.5)
Dundeel is starting to produce some winners. This one hasn't raced for nine months though and trials just Ok
Longer Odds
Red, royal blue diamonds & arm bands, red cap
7 King Louis   F: 335X6
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Sooner or later the penny will drop with him. Lacks fight

Remarks

Gear changes: Masque: Tongue Tie on King Louis: Lugging Bit off, Standard Bit on Stipe Comment last start: Rider advised had to work early to lead after tardy beginning, had then been taken on and had been unable to finish the race off
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Peter McKay

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 15.50
Place1 8 $ 2.80
Place2 7 $ 1.60
Place3 4 $ 1.60
Quinella 7,8 $ 38.50
Trifecta 8:7:4 $ 436.80
First4 8:7:4:1 $ 2784.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - BETH SHAN FUNERALS 1300 SP COND
Time: 1:30 | Distance: 1300m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Royal blue, gold lightning bolt (b&f) & cap
10 Langkawi   F: 22X2
  B(12) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Just failed to reel in stablemate first day. Bragging rights to him today despite the draw
Main Danger
Royal blue, gold braces, royal blue sleeves, light blue armbands, royal blue & gold qtd cap
9 Thomas Aquinas   F: 2626X
  B(1) W(54.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
6th in Karaka Million but didn't live up to reputation as 2yo. Been gelded
Next Best
Emerald green, white sash, gold sleeves, emerald green cap
7 Le Sablier   F: 2250X
  B(2) W(55)
Won
Dividends : $6.20 $2.10
Flew under radar when placed as 3yo. We'll see a lot more of her over summer
Include in Multis
Aqua, royal blue & white hooped sleeves, aqua & royal blue hooped cap
3 Grand Eagle   F: 2X
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Another Pike youngster who needs to turn promise into paydays. Got a good teacher on today.
Longer Odds
Black, light green Maltese Cross, red arm bands & cap
6 Carillion   F: X62X1
  B(5) W(56)
Lacked mental strength to win maiden earlier than she did. Place price will be enticing.

Remarks

Gear changes: Grand Eagle: Blinkers off, Tongue Tie on Thomas Aquinas: gelded 01/04/18 Langkawi: Side Winkers off
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Shaun McKay

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 6.20
Place1 7 $ 2.10
Place2 10 $ 1.40
Place3 9 $ 1.60
Quinella 7,10 $ 13.20
Trifecta 7:10:9 $ 90.20
First4 7:10:9:13 $ 461.10
Double 8/7 $ 114.30
DBL conc 8/10 $ 16.70
Treble 6/8/7 $ 3104.20
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 6, 7, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - L I REDSHAW MEMORIAL OPEN HCP
Time: 2:05 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Red & white diagonal stripes (body & sleeves), red cap
4 Scandalo   F: 3811X
  B(2) W(57)
Won 4 this course. Needs to run close to pace and pounce when dash for the cash hits top gear., Claimer gives weight advantage over old timers.
Main Danger
Dark green, gold stylized logo (b&f), red sleeves & cap
8 Indecision   F: 186X5
  B(7) W(53)
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Beat Deals In Heels only Opn hcp start here. Just wants for more consistency. Rider lost whip last start
Next Best
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
2 Watch This Space   F: 970X7
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won race last year. Only a second in Anniversary has saved him from forgettable 12 months since.
Include in Multis
Yellow, black sash, light green cap
5 Deals In Heels   F: 32225
  B(3) W(56)
Won this meet last year but lack of exposure to drier surfaces a worry. Might have to settle for placing.
Longer Odds
Yellow, purple Raffles Racing Logo (b&f), purple & white chequered sleeves & cap
9 Sacred Rhythm   F: 1010X
  B(6) W(53)
 ( T-  M, & K Murdoch )
Has won 5 from 11 starts. Is resuming but looked good in recent trial

Remarks

Stipe Comment: INDECISION - Raced keenly when being restrained early stages, rider dropped whip 200m
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Pinn

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 17.50
Place1 1 $ 4.20
Place2 8 $ 1.90
Place3 10 $ 4.70
Quinella 1,8 $ 43.40
Trifecta 1:8:10 $ 1856.60
First4 1:8:10:4 $ 9410.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - HAWKE'S BAY BREEDERS GOLD TRAIL STAKES 3YOF SW
Time: 2:42 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $70000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Tangerine, royal blue stars & striped sleeves, tangerine cap
1 Avantage   F: 1121X
  B(1) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $1.50 $1.20
The Karaka Million winner makes her long awaited comeback. Fighting fit but $1.85 short enough, says Te Akau trainer
Main Danger
White, red diamond with stylised logo, black sleeves, red cap
2 Xpression   F: 31X1
  B(8) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
The horse Te Akau fears the most and rightly so. Has winning fresh-up run under belt.
Next Best
Black & white stripes, white sleeves, emerald green arm bands & cap
7 Stella Noire   F: 1X8
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Blinkers on after losing plot on first day. Worked impressively during the week
Include in Multis
Navy blue, white band with navy blue & red stylised logo (b&f), white armbands & cap
4 Loose Cannon   F: 1
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Mark Hills )
Some run to win on debut but this is no maiden at Ruakaka
Longer Odds
Brown & turquoise quarters, brown sleeves, turquoise armbands & cap
8 What A Smasher   F: 566X4
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Gray, Kevin )
Likely to set cracking pace but can she hold on? Unlikely

Remarks

A two-horse war ... well it looks that way on paper
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Avantage

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 1.50
Place1 1 $ 1.20
Place2 2 $ 1.50
Place3 5 $ 3.20
Quinella 1,2 $ 2.70
Trifecta 1:2:5 $ 36.90
First4 1:2:5:4 $ 95.30
Double 1/1 $ 29.60
DBL conc 1/2 $ 25.30
Quaddie 8/7/1/1 $ 6464.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - HASTINGS-HEART OF HAWKE'S BAY 1400 RATING 65
Time: 3:15 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
White; navy blue, white & red horse heads (b&f), navy blue sleeves & red cap
3 Danger Dee   F: 03X30
  B(1) W(58.5)
Won
Dividends : $8.40 $2.40
Recall his withering run for victory here in 2017. Couldn't get near rising star on quick back-up last start. 200m longer today
Main Danger
Red, silver fernleaf (b&f), red & white striped sleeves with red arm band, white cap
7 So Brazen   F: 32723
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
 ( T-  M, & M Pitman )
Was trained in North before joining Pitman. Travel mate for Savvy Coup
Next Best
Aqua, hot pink diamond band, aqua sleeves with hot pink diamonds down sleeves, pink cap with aqua seams
8 Swinging Skirts   F: 8203X
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Jason Waddell )
Trainer skipped winter this year. Much better on firmer tracks. Very unlucky Wellington Cup carnival Jan.
Include in Multis
White, emerald green shamrock (b&f) & white cap
11 Play The Field   F: 21433
  B(9) W(56.5)
Well bred filly still very willing after long prep. Claiming has helped
Longer Odds
Royal blue and cerise stripes, cerise and white striped sleeves, cerise cap
1 Adonis   F: 061X8
  B(5) W(59.5)
Shock winner this meet last year. In field devoid of clear favourite a repeat not out of the question.

Remarks

Gear changes: Danger Dee: Ear Covers off, Side Winkers on The Mitigator (AUS): gelded 31/05/18
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Jacob McKay

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 8.40
Place1 3 $ 2.40
Place2 2 $ 2.50
Place3 12 $ 4.70
Quinella 2,3 $ 33.80
Trifecta 3:2:12 $ 682.70
First4 3:2:12:4 $ 3699.00
Treble 1/1/3 $ 225.40

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (1) Adonis(3) Danger Dee (7) So Brazen (11) Play The Field
R7 (3) Five To Midnight(4) Highlad (8) Big Mike (10) Nymph Monte
R8 (2) Hiflyer(7) Scott Base (8) Lizzie L'Amour (12) Melody Belle
R9 (6) Mongolian Marshal(9) Flamingo (10) Glory Days
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 7, 8, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - FASTTRACK INSURANCE 2000 OPEN HCP
Time: 3:50 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $40000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Purple, gold fern leaf (b&f), white sleeves, gold arm band, purple & gold hooped cap
10 Nymph Monte   F: 77X84
  B(7) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Won this race with huge finish year ago. Improved quickly this prep. Repeat within grasp
Main Danger
Black, apple green braces, armbands & cap
8 Big Mike   F: 11712
  B(2) W(55)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Nabbed on line first day. Cunning ride by claimer came up short. Senior employed this time.
Next Best
Pink, steel grey armbands & quartered cap
4 Highlad   F: 611X6
  B(8) W(58)
Did all chasing after tearaway on first day and became leg weary late. Taken no harm from that judging by trackwork this week where clocked good sectionals.
Include in Multis
Black, silver circle with reversed K conjoined R inside (b&f), chequered sleeves & cap
3 Five To Midnight   F: 220X7
  B(6) W(58.5)
Won
Dividends : $11.30 $3.30
Not ready to run out a strong 2000m but work suggests he will be cheeky
Longer Odds
Purple, brown band, purple cap
7 China Star   F: 120X3
  B(5) W(55)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
Excellent run to finish within a length of Charles Road on return. Will improve from that and top jock up to give it every chance

Remarks

Gear changes: Raw Impulse : Blinkers off
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Nymph Monte...won last year

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 11.30
Place1 3 $ 3.30
Place2 13 $ 5.90
Place3 8 $ 2.00
Quinella 3,13 $ 156.80
Trifecta 3:13:8 $ 1669.50
First4 3:13:8:6 $ 10257.40
Double 3/3 $ 52.60
DBL conc 3/13 $ 65.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 7, 8, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - WINDSOR PARK PLATE WFA
Time: 4:28 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $200000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
Dark green, light green spots (body & sleeves), dark green cap with light green spots
2 Hiflyer   F: X1442
  B(10) W(59)
Tote prices been solid as a rock. Second in the Tarzino (1400m), he has won five times over mile. Trainer been quiet all week
Main Danger
Tangerine, royal blue stars, white sash with royal blue logo Fortuna (b&f), royal blue & tangerine striped sleeves & quartered cap
12 Melody Belle   F: 59X11
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Shafiq Rusof )
Won
Dividends : $3.40 $1.70
Will she get the mile? Te Akau trainer thinks she can given another 10/10 ride by Rusof.
Next Best
Navy blue, white star, white sleeves with blue stars, navy blue cap with star
7 Scott Base   F: 141X8
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Trainer rapt with the way he has emerged from Tarzino. Strong showing here and the Livamol in two weeks is his to lose.
Include in Multis
Cerise, royal blue sash & sleeves, cerise cap
8 Lizzie L'Amour   F: 2217X
  B(7) W(57)
Surprise nomination. Two trials placings and some excellent buildup work gives rough chance of picking up prizemoney
Longer Odds
Black, bronze prince of wales feathers (b&f) & quartered cap
9 Our Abbadean   F: 121X3
  B(11) W(57)
The Livamol the main aim but won't be here for practice today. Danielle Johnson galloped her Thursday and gave Te Akau the thumbs up

Remarks

Stipe Comment from Tarzino: SCOTT BASE - Awkwardly away, placed in restricted room 250m
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Hiflyer

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 3.40
Place1 12 $ 1.70
Place2 13 $ 2.40
Place3 6 $ 4.60
Quinella 12,13 $ 13.90
Trifecta 12:13:6 $ 298.10
First4 12:13:6:5 $ 5325.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 7, 8, 9, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - BAY FORD NZ PUNTER OF THE YEAR 6 OCTOBER 1400 RATING 82
Time: 5:05 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
White, stylised logo, royal blue & emerald green hooped sleeves & quartered cap
9 Flamingo   F: 140X6
  B(2) W(55)
 ( T-  D, & E Haworth )
Dazzling win here April last year. 1200m too short fresh. Awkward on bends too. Can't grizzle about today's trip
Main Danger
Red, white V & arm band, red cap
6 Mongolian Marshal   F: 1148X
  B(7) W(56)
Won
Dividends : $2.90 $1.80
Overshadowed but not outclassed in Aussie raid. Won two trials ahead of fresh start
Next Best
Navy blue, pink spots & cap
10 Glory Days   F: 72415
  B(11) W(55)
Shock winner this carnival last year. Back in good nick at just the right time.
Include in Multis
Black & yellow chequers, black sleeves, yellow armband & chequered cap
8 Sherrif   F: 2150X
  B(14) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Would have rated higher if not for Roger James' caution over state of preparedness because of very wet winter. Couplands Mile his spring goal
Longer Odds
White, stylised logo on royal blue & emerald green background, striped sleeves & quartered cap
14 Gold Spice   F: 129X6
  B(10) W(54)
Warmed up for this in midweeks. 2nd to Contessa Vanessa in March

Remarks

Stipe Comment: FLAMINGO - Lay outwards making 800m bend awkwardly
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 2.90
Place1 6 $ 1.80
Place2 7 $ 2.50
Place3 4 $ 4.50
Place6 1,8,10/1,2,5/2,3,12/3,8,13/6,1 $ 527.10
Pick6 1/1/3/3/12/6 $ 25000.00
Quinella 6,7 $ 11.30
Trifecta 6:7:4 $ 243.50
First4 6:7:4:8 $ 992.40
Double 12/6 $ 13.10
DBL conc 12/7 $ 9.10
Treble 3/12/6 $ 226.70
Quaddie 3/3/12/6 $ 1996.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
6, 8, 9, 10, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%