M4 Hastings – 31st August 2019

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M4 Hastings – 31st August 2019

M4: Hastings - 31st Aug, 2019

Start time:11:43 am
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead4

Overview

Group 1 Tarzino Trophy day and Daffodil raceday. Daffodil colours will be in actions with certain runners. Look out for the front runners on the first day

Day's "Best"

R3 (10) Vigor Winner

Best "Each Way"

R7 (3) Sultan Of Swing

Best "Roughie"

R9 (3) Wyndspelle

Race 1 - REDWOOD TROPHY
Time: 11:43 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Azabeat   F: 85031
  B(12) W(59)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Easy winner last time on a Slow 9; may find this surface too firm but in form at the right time.
Main Danger
3 Beauty Star   F: 24416
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Won
Dividends : $6.70 $2.60
Had too tough of a run last start. Prior form very good and won maiden nicely. The extra distance suits.
Next Best
9 Leading Role   F: 53066
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Gary Vile )
Been racing well on tracks that haven't suited. Robbie gets on well with this horse and the improved track and distance should suit.
Include in Multis
15 Tipperary Mary   F: 08201
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Jim Wallace )
Strong win on testing ground last time. Has proven on better surfaces in the past and if she handles the track could see her figuring in the finish
Longer Odds
1 Lovetokeephim   F: 17507
  B(10) W(60)
Form doesn't look overly inspiring but won trial recently easy and looks the odd runner here.

Remarks

Fantastic day of racing and we have some value in our selections to start the day
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Watch out for horses wearing the Daffodil colours

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 6.70
Place1 3 $ 2.60
Place2 14 $ 2.90
Place3 18 $ 10.00
Quinella 3:14 $ 20.30
Trifecta 3:14:18 $ 2042.50
First4 3:14:18:1 $ 2136.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 9, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - TAUPO PAK'NSAVE FILLIES 1100
Time: 12:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Kali   F: 1X
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Won
Dividends : $1.90 $1.10
Good winner on debut and her trial was excellent when held together and looked like she could of won at any point of the trial if asked.
Main Danger
8 Jennifer Eccles   F: 33X
  B(8) W(55)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Just beaten on debut and was a very good third in a Listed race. Looks a promising after a very good trial win.
Next Best
1 Appellant   F: 3139X
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Had a good 2 year old season with a third placing in the Karaka Million. Good trial to prepare
Include in Multis
7 Roc Cha   F: 52421
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Very fit after having 5 starts so far in career. Good winner last start.
Longer Odds
9 Karalino   F: 5
  B(2) W(55)
Good trial prior to debut run on a very heavy track. Back on top of the ground could run huge

Remarks

Rescheduled fillies race of the Taupo abandonment
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Kali could stay unbeaten

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 1.90
Place1 4 $ 1.10
Place2 8 $ 1.60
Place3 6 $ 1.70
Quinella 4:8 $ 4.90
Trifecta 4:8:6 $ 26.90
First4 4:8:6:9 $ 255.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 7, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - HASTINGS * HEART OF HAWKE'S BAY 1200
Time: 12:50 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
10 Vigor Winner   F: 12109
  B(3) W(56)
Won
Dividends : $1.70 $1.20
Group 3 winner who comes into this with Charlotte's 2kg claim. Went to Queensland with no success but made him a real racehorse says his trainer and off the trial you can see this. Looks the one to beat.
Main Danger
2 Livin' On A Prayer   F: 6068X
  B(5) W(59)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Ran some very good races in our best sprint races last season. No trial to prepare but was the same last year and ran second in the same race.
Next Best
11 Princess Rihanna   F: 710X4
  B(8) W(54)
Nice sprinting mare who was good fresh on a bog track. Back on top of the ground will suit and she is ready to run a big race
Include in Multis
9 Star Treasure   F: 03123
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Fit horse who has been very good all winter and on top of the ground will be no problem. Will be on pace which always helps first day.
Longer Odds
6 Secret Allure   F: 7016X
  B(11) W(58)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Top filly from last season. Good trial. 1200m maybe too short but get a slice of the money.

Remarks

Trial form may be key in this with our top pick looking fantastic at the trials
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Charlotte got a good chance to win on a big day

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 1.70
Place1 10 $ 1.20
Place2 12 $ 5.30
Place3 4 $ 2.60
Quinella 10:12 $ 19.60
Trifecta 10:12:4 $ 193.60
First4 10:12:4:8 $ 2763.90
Treble 3/4+/10+ $ 35.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 6, 9, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - ATI ENGINEERING 1200
Time: 1:25 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 Lily d'Or   F: 1
  B(2) W(56)
Bolted in on debut and been kept for this race. Good draw and could lead; looks very hard to beat.
Main Danger
3 Parisian   F: 22
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Watched him storm home last time and thought he would win his next start. Comes into a tough race but looks the main danger to our top pick.
Next Best
8 Calling Us Home   F: 336X1
  B(6) W(56)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Good trial before an easy win fresh up. Looks well placed to run well here.
Include in Multis
15 Holy Mongolemperor   F: 528X
  B(10) W(54.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Got plenty of ability and was good in a Group 1 Sires Produce last start. Good at the trials. Likely to get back but watch for a strong late run.
Longer Odds
5 Germanicus   F: 0433X
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Danica Guy )
Won
Dividends : $22.80 $5.30
Showed ability last prep. Got a good gate and was very good in a recent trial.

Remarks

These races always produces a special horse. Recent winners include Glory Days, Francaletta and Sofia Rosa
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Lily D'Or can make it 2 from 2

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 22.80
Place1 5 $ 5.30
Place2 15 $ 1.40
Place3 16 $ 7.50
Quinella 5:15 $ 49.20
Trifecta 5:15:16 $ 3426.50
First4 5:15:16:8 $ 9302.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 8, 9, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - EL ROCA - SIR COLIN MEADS TROPHY
Time: 2:00 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Catalyst   F: 71X
  B(11) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Won
Dividends : $4.10 $2.00
Very impressive winner on a off track then was spelled. Fantastic at the Te Teko trials. Has a wide gate but if he overcomes that will be hard to beat.
Main Danger
12 Loire   F: 71X
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Smart winner here at the Bay. Spelled since and was quietly ridden for fourth. Got a good gate and should be fighting out the finish.
Next Best
1 Equinox   F: 1517X
  B(10) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Good 2 year old prep and since trialed well. Likely to go back but watch for him to hit the line strong.
Include in Multis
8 Kurt   F: 65X
  B(6) W(56)
Made good ground in his first two starts. Trial was excellent in front and could give these a shake.
Longer Odds
4 Enjoy The Show   F: 18X
  B(4) W(57.5)
Good winner on debut before the stable thought he was good enough in a Group 1 struggled in the Heavy ground but since gelded and the trial was nice.

Remarks

Exciting listed race incoming here
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Catalyst looks the goods

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 4.10
Place1 3 $ 2.00
Place2 1 $ 1.60
Place3 12 $ 2.40
Quinella 1:3 $ 8.40
Trifecta 3:1:12 $ 82.60
First4 3:1:12:5 $ 945.70
Quaddie 4+/10+/5/3 $ 598.60
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 8, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - VET SERVICES HAWKE'S BAY 1400
Time: 2:37 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Aero De Paris   F: 6X212
  B(8) W(60)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Wexford have this galloper going excellent with 1 win and 2 seconds this prep. Unlucky not to win last start and looks well placed over 1400m this time.
Main Danger
5 All Paid Up   F: 144X4
  B(12) W(59)
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Shaune Ritchie rates this galloper highly. Decent fourth first up but will improve. Will go forward and 1400m suits
Next Best
11 Spring Bouquet   F: 7X562
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $1.80
Another who is going very well. All runs this prep have been good. Got a good gate and Leith will give her a great ride.
Include in Multis
8 Lodi   F: 232PX
  B(6) W(58)
Good galloper who failed to leave the barriers last time. Trials have been good since and if she gets it right will be in the finish.
Longer Odds
3 Motivation   F: 336X3
  B(10) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
 ( T-  John Bary )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
Good run on debut for stable. Trialed fair last week to prepare.

Remarks

Full field with plenty of stable confidence around a few
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Wexford has worked out the key to Aero De Paris

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 4.20
Place1 11 $ 1.80
Place2 3 $ 2.90
Place3 5 $ 2.40
Quinella 3:11 $ 19.70
Trifecta 11:3:5 $ 175.80
First4 11:3:5:1 $ 565.80
Double 3/11 $ 18.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 8, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - RELIABLE MAN TROPHY
Time: 3:10 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
3 Sultan Of Swing   F: 02112
  B(3) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Galloper who is very good form winning 2 from last 4 second on those other occasions. Got a great draw, in form and fit. Got every box ticked.
Main Danger
7 Sentimental Miss   F: 291X7
  B(5) W(53)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Oaks winner who was fantastic late in the Foxbridge. Well suited to the distance but I think she is better with more moisture around.
Next Best
11 Cutadeel   F: 1100X
  B(6) W(53)
Won
Dividends : $3.30 $1.60
Talented 3 year old who has shown form over 1600m. First trial was brillant and his next trial was good without that zip from the first.
Include in Multis
8 Battle Time   F: 01032
  B(2) W(53)
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
Been up and going well during the Winter. Fit and comes into this with a light weight. Will have run fitness over most of these.
Longer Odds
9 Nymph Monte   F: 6000X
  B(1) W(53)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Has raced well in a fresh state in this race and his trial was very good to prepare for this

Remarks

First leg of a very tough quaddie
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Sultan Of Swing can continue his great form

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 3.30
Place1 11 $ 1.60
Place2 3 $ 2.20
Place3 8 $ 2.90
Quinella 3:11 $ 10.20
Trifecta 11:3:8 $ 103.80
First4 11:3:8:6 $ 1249.50
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R7 (3) Sultan Of Swing(7) Sentimental Miss (11) Cutadeel
R8 (4) Atlanta Peach(11) Mohaka
R9 (1) Endless Drama(3) Wyndspelle (10) More Wonder (11) Melody Belle
R10 (1) Hartley(7) Burgundy Belle
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 7, 8, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - REMEMBER "JOOKY" MILE
Time: 3:45 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Atlanta Peach   F: 41767
  B(5) W(57.5)
Won
Dividends : $8.30 $2.80
Talented mare and I'm unsure why she went that bad last start. I think she will be fit enough for this and looks a good each way chance
Main Danger
11 Mohaka   F: 172X2
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Good second fresh up over 1200m. The extra distance on firmer ground suits and I expect her to run well.
Next Best
6 Five Stars   F: 18X51
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Won well last time. Unsure on the track but the stable thinks he is going very well.
Include in Multis
12 Yamuna   F: 06226
  B(8) W(54)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Jacob McKay )
One win horse who is always storming home. I expect her to be storming home late.
Longer Odds
1 Whatsup   F: 12228
  B(2) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
 ( T-  Kevin Gray )
Been in great form during the Winter. Too short last time back to 1600m suits.

Remarks

Very interesting race
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Guy Lowry and Grant Cullen have a great hand in this

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 8.30
Place1 4 $ 2.80
Place2 6 $ 2.60
Place3 11 $ 2.30
Quinella 4:6 $ 26.20
Trifecta 4:6:11 $ 225.60
First4 4:6:11:12 $ 1826.80
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 6, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - TARZINO TROPHY
Time: 4:20 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Endless Drama   F: 21631
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Excellent in Australia. Trial was massive and super in the Foxbridge. Got a decent gate and will be better suited to 1400m.
Main Danger
10 More Wonder   F: 4540X
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Seems to have comeback a much more professional racehorse this time in. Showed a lot last season but manners cost him. Outstanding at Taupo trials.
Next Best
11 Melody Belle   F: 111X4
  B(15) W(57)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Won
Dividends : $5.60 $1.90
5 time Group 1 winner last season. Was nice run in the Foxbridge. Doesn't map well from the draw but she is tough and a real winner so can't leave out.
Include in Multis
12 Danzdanzdance   F: 5237X
  B(8) W(57)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Top Group 1 mare who has an outstanding mare fresh. Trial was nice and the tongue tie has been added.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
3 Wyndspelle   F: 2282X
  B(2) W(59)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
Placed
Dividend : $3.50
He has trial better than he was last year. Was close without winning a G1 last year but can go this year. Great gate to work with.

Remarks

The main race of the day and make sure you're watching this!
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Endless Drama was fantastic in the Foxbridge

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 5.60
Place1 11 $ 1.90
Place2 3 $ 3.50
Place3 8 $ 2.60
Quinella 3:11 $ 27.80
Trifecta 11:3:8 $ 380.10
First4 11:3:8:2 $ 10286.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 10, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 10 - SWISS ACE TROPHY
Time: 5:00 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Burgundy Belle   F: 53133
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Won
Dividends : $4.30 $1.90
I was told that Te Akau were very confident prior to the abandonment of Taupo. Her trial before that was nice and I expect her to be a very good hope here.
Main Danger
1 Hartley   F: 06X53
  B(10) W(60.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Has hated the heavy ground for his first two starts. Trial was super in behind. Draw and weight are a concern.
Next Best
5 Langkawi   F: 1546X
  B(11) W(59)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
 ( T-  Peter McKay )
Super performances last prep in some good races. Trial was nice enough in a strong trial and a big run fresh up would not surprise
Include in Multis
3 Saignon   F: 3X144
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Been racing well since her win. Likely to go forward and a horse you can not leave out of combos
Longer Odds
10 Prince Hareem   F: 0X477
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
Super trial before disappointing fresh up run. May like a firmer surface and can forgive any horse who fails at Te Rapa

Remarks

Last of the day and plenty of stable confidence with one in my selections
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Burgundy Belle could go through the grades this prep

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 4.30
Place1 7 $ 1.90
Place2 14 $ 4.20
Place3 10 $ 2.90
Quinella 7:14 $ 27.10
Trifecta 7:14:10 $ 466.60
First4 7:14:10:11 $ 2814.30
Double 11/7+ $ 14.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 7, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%