M4 Hastings – 5th October 2019

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M4 Hastings – 5th October 2019

M4: Hastings - 5th Oct, 2019

Start time:12:30 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead4

Overview

It's the final day of the Hastings carnival and what a card it is. Melody Belle goes for the Triple Crown and Catalyst is also in action.

Day's "Best"

R2 (2) Santa Catarina

Best "Each Way"

R10 (10) Hartley

Best "Roughie"

R9 (3) Magnum
  • Race 1 - BAY FORD NZ PUNTER OF THE YEAR
    Time: 12:30 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    6 Beauty Star   F: 41612
      B(9) W(58)
     ( J-  Troy Harris )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.40 $1.60
    Gets back in the run but there looks to be good pace up front. Will be hitting the line strongly and this distance suits nicely.
    Main Danger
    2 Soleseifei   F: 53X93
      B(11) W(58.5)
    Indicated that a win won't be too far away when third last start. Only going to improve with more racing and there's good betting support.
    Next Best
    10 Casino El Jay   F: 3X091
      B(4) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.90
    Got back to winning form last time out and it could kick on with it now. Drawn well and carries a good weight of 55.5kg.
    Include in Multis
    1 Sweet Treat   F: 12562
      B(8) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
    Continues to battle away and it could ride the speed and give a good kick . Just needs some early luck from a wide draw, but should get it.
    Longer Odds
    3 Centre Attention   F: X364L
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Madan Singh )
    Nothing went right last start but stick with it.

    Remarks

    Good way to kick off the card
    race-image
    Beauty Star looks the goods

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 3.40
    Place1 6 $ 1.60
    Place2 10 $ 2.90
    Place3 4 $ 3.50
    Quinella 6:10 $ 14.90
    Trifecta 6:10:4 $ 194.90
    First4 6:10:4:2 $ 568.80

    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 2 - MARDIGRAS EVENTS 1200
    Time: 1:05 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    2 Santa Catarina   F: 3113X
      B(5) W(58.5)
    Owns form against some quality opposition. Hit top gear last campaign and it usually starts well. Has been best-backed to win.
    Main Danger
    1 Cavallo Veloce   F: 37X34
      B(3) W(59)
     ( J-  Shaun McKay )
     ( T-  Peter McKay )
    Hasn't quite lived up to expectations since winning first up in NZ. However, that was a good effort last start and it should go close.
    Next Best
    9 Mr Universe   F: 3218X
      B(4) W(54)
     ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.30
    Another capable type which gets in nicely on the weights at 54kg. Tough to overlook that weight and it could fire in a fresh state.
    Include in Multis
    6 Vinnie's Volley   F: 258X2
      B(1) W(54.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
     ( T-  John Bary )
    Trained on the track and that's a bonus for this run. Always puts itself in the mix and this should be no different.
    Longer Odds
    5 Pop Star Princess   F: 229X6
      B(9) W(56)
    Won
    Dividends : $15.90 $3.90
    Chance if it brings its best form.

    Remarks

    Plenty of slick runners in this
    race-image
    Santa Catarina oozes quality

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 15.90
    Place1 5 $ 3.90
    Place2 4 $ 2.10
    Place3 9 $ 2.30
    Quinella 4:5 $ 47.70
    Trifecta 5:4:9 $ 892.60
    First4 5:4:9:6 $ 5293.40
    Double 6+/5 $ 22.80

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 5, 6, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - TUMU ITM 1200
    Time: 1:40 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    10 Heart Of Stone   F: 2X13X
      B(10) W(57)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
     ( T-  John Bary )
    Looks a real nice type in the making. Didn't do much wrong in three starts to date and being trained on this track is ideal. Top pick.
    Main Danger
    4 Talenti   F: 1X
      B(1) W(59)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
    Nothing wrong with its debut effort to score. Over the odds here and it could provide some punters good value.
    Next Best
    9 Pimms 'N' Pearls   F: 6222X
      B(8) W(57.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.90
    Closed off its last campaign with three consecutive second placings. Gets 3kg off its back and that's going to help nicely.
    Include in Multis
    5 Masque   F: 7348X
      B(11) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.70
    Mixes its form but is very talented when right. Just needs some luck from out wide and it could be in the thick of the finish.
    Longer Odds
    7 No Finer Pins   F: 1080X
      B(2) W(58)
    Expect a better effort having had the break.

    Remarks

    Many of these will rise through the grades
    race-image
    Heart of Stone is a good hope

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 17.80
    Place1 8 $ 4.70
    Place2 9 $ 2.90
    Place3 5 $ 2.70
    Quinella 8:9 $ 82.00
    Trifecta 8:9:5 $ 1715.30
    First4 8:9:5:4 $ 11544.50
    Treble 6+/5/8 $ 2333.20

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    4, 5, 7, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - HASTINGS-HEART OF HAWKE'S BAY 1400
    Time: 2:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    4 Lily d'Or   F: 151
      B(12) W(57)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.50
    Looked the goods when winning last start and it should be able to kick on with it. Tough draw but it's a class act.
    Main Danger
    6 Swords Drawn   F: 000X2
      B(2) W(57)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.00 $1.30
    Made up good ground to run second last time out and that was a much better effort. Drawn well for this.
    Next Best
    8 Malik   F: 2
      B(8) W(57)
    Did enough on debut when running second and it could mature into a really nice type. Punters are getting great odds.
    Include in Multis
    10 Sahalainn   F: 2
      B(14) W(57)
    Tough draw from barrier 14 but it didn't lose any admirers when running second on debut. Another value runner.
    Longer Odds
    9 Overstayer   F: 24
      B(9) W(57)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Chance with slight improvement.

    Remarks

    Quality field with nice odds on offer
    race-image
    Lily d'Or is a nice type

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 2.00
    Place1 6 $ 1.30
    Place2 1 $ 3.10
    Place3 4 $ 1.50
    Quinella 1:6 $ 15.90
    Trifecta 6:1:4 $ 60.70
    First4 6:1:4:15 $ 695.20
    Double 8/6+ $ 33.20

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    4, 6, 8, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - SACRED FALLS HAWKE'S BAY GUINEAS (G2)
    Time: 2:48 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Catalyst   F: 71X11
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Troy Harris )
    Won
    Dividends : $1.30 $1.10
    That was some effort to win last time out at Ruakaka. Picked up beautifully and it's the one they all have to beat.
    Main Danger
    10 Riva Capri   F: 210
      B(2) W(54.5)
    Capable of kicking back after a disapppointing run last time out. Gets in light and that could make all the difference.
    Next Best
    3 Exuberant   F: 39X32
      B(3) W(56.5)
    Didn't do much wrong when running second behind Catalyst last start. Tough to overturn that result but stranger things have happened.
    Include in Multis
    2 Aotea Lad   F: 227X4
      B(11) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.70
    Capable on its day and although drawn wide, it could find a nice position. Nice odds on offer which could attract punters.
    Longer Odds
    4 Callsign Mav   F: 161
      B(10) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
     ( T-  John Bary )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.50
    Two wins from three starts and deserves to be included.

    Remarks

    Catalyst dominates the betting
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    Catalyst looks the one

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 1.30
    Place1 1 $ 1.10
    Place2 4 $ 2.50
    Place3 2 $ 2.70
    Quinella 1:4 $ 6.20
    Trifecta 1:4:2 $ 40.60
    First4 1:4:2:10 $ 154.30
    Quaddie 5/8/6+/1+ $ 1456.90
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 4, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - STELLA ARTOIS MILE
    Time: 3:29 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Motivation   F: 6X324
      B(7) W(60)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
     ( T-  John Bary )
    Wasn't all that far away when running fourth last time out. Carries a big weight but it should be tough to beat.
    Main Danger
    5 Germanicus   F: 33X14
      B(5) W(59)
     ( J-  Troy Harris )
     ( T-  Danica Guy )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Could put that last run down to second-up syndrome. Much better when winning fresh up and it could return to that form.
    Next Best
    12 Yamuna   F: 22644
      B(1) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
     ( T-  Jacob McKay )
    Won
    Dividends : $5.90 $2.00
    Knocking on the door of a feature win and it could come here. Gets a soft run from the inside draw and we're confident it can run close.
    Include in Multis
    4 Zamax   F: 6312
      B(10) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.60
    Good win two back and followed that up with another nice placing. Tough from the draw but right in this with some luck.
    Longer Odds
    11 Unacceptable   F: 02361
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
     ( T-  John Bell )
    Chance to go back-to-back at odds.

    Remarks

    One of the more even betting fields of the day
    race-image
    Motivation could improve to win

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 12 $ 5.90
    Place1 12 $ 2.00
    Place2 5 $ 1.40
    Place3 4 $ 2.60
    Quinella 5:12 $ 10.10
    Trifecta 12:5:4 $ 139.20
    First4 12:5:4:6 $ 1444.20
    Double 1+/12 $ 6.80
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 5, 11, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - DAN D'ESPOSITO MEMORIAL
    Time: 4:05 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    3 Tavis Court   F: 21022
      B(11) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Back-to-back placings coming into this. Drawn a touch wide but it has time to find cover and go well again.
    Main Danger
    2 Aim Smart   F: 0X12X
      B(7) W(60)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Won
    Dividends : $5.50 $2.10
    Had only two runs last campaign but looked good in both. Gets the services of Bosson and that's going to help.
    Next Best
    1 Intrigue   F: 2710X
      B(3) W(60.5)
     ( J-  Leith Innes )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Went well enough in Australia to be a winning chance here. Has class at best and it could take this field with ease. Win chance.
    Include in Multis
    8 Prince Hareem   F: 47734
      B(9) W(58)
     ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
     ( T-  Tony Pike )
    Gets back in the run so does need some pace up front. Going well enough to take this out so consider.
    Longer Odds
    11 Harlem 'N' Co   F: 3431X
      B(10) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
     ( T-  Josh Shaw )
    Could surprise a few fresh up. Chance.

    Remarks

    Each way all day type of field
    race-image
    Tavis Court is a leading chance

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 5.50
    Place1 2 $ 2.10
    Place2 3 $ 1.60
    Place3 5 $ 3.90
    Quinella 2:3 $ 7.30
    Trifecta 2:3:5 $ 187.20
    First4 2:3:5:1 $ 910.90

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R7 (1) Intrigue(2) Aim Smart (3) Tavis Court
    R8 (10) Melody Belle
    R9 (6) The Mitigator(9) Dawn Patrol (10) Hanger
    R10 (7) Sir Nate(10) Hartley (11) Starrybeel
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 8, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - LIVAMOL CLASSIC (G1)
    Time: 4:40 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    10 Melody Belle   F: 1X411
      B(2) W(57)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Won
    Dividends : $1.30 $1.10
    Last two wins have been great and the Triple Crown is hers for the taking. Owns the significant class edge over this field.
    Main Danger
    9 Vernanme   F: 90X21
      B(11) W(57.5)
    Local runner which was too good for them last time out. Has upset potential and with the right run, it could push the fav close.
    Next Best
    2 Mongolian Marshal   F: 27X33
      B(4) W(59)
    Has form against some nice types and it could be ready to fire now. Drawn well and punters are getting good each-way odds.
    Include in Multis
    3 Peso   F: 0X541
      B(8) W(59)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.00
    Controlled the race nicely when scoring last time out. Nice odds on offer and it could add good value to multiples.
    Longer Odds
    12 Atlanta Peach   F: 76716
      B(1) W(57)
     ( J-  Troy Harris )
    Capable of an upset off the inside draw. Chance.

    Remarks

    All eyes on Melody Belle
    race-image
    Melody Belle is a superstar

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 1.30
    Place1 10 $ 1.10
    Place2 3 $ 4.00
    Place3 7 $ 6.60
    Quinella 3:10 $ 11.90
    Trifecta 10:3:7 $ 253.50
    First4 10:3:7:1 $ 1672.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 3, 9, 10, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 9 - RED BADGE SPRING SPRINT (G3)
    Time: 5:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    9 Dawn Patrol   F: 38X21
      B(7) W(55)
    Indicative Odds: $3.30
    Shows its class when winning last time out, despite a betting drift. Looks well-placed for this and its class could come through again.
    Main Danger
    10 Hanger   F: 30122
      B(5) W(54.5)
     ( J-  Leith Innes )
    Indicative Odds: $4.80
    Has been tough for punters on occasion but the talent is there. This could be its coming out party and 54.5kg on the back is a bonus.
    Next Best
    6 The Mitigator   F: 617X3
      B(1) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Shaun McKay )
     ( T-  Peter McKay )
    Indicative Odds: $4.80
    Loves this track and this time of the year. Will look to go forward and that won't be hard off the inside draw. Big chance.
    Include in Multis
    5 True Enough   F: 1123X
      B(4) W(57)
    Indicative Odds: $8.00
    Looked good last campaign when scoring back-to-back wins. Looks a good chance here and it should get every chance from the draw.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    3 Magnum   F: 773X3
      B(11) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Opie Bosson )
    Indicative Odds: $11.00
    Always a chance so should be respected.

    Remarks

    Some lovely types in this
    race-image
    Dawn Patrol could go back-to-back

    Results

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 5, 6, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 10 - BOSTOCK NEW ZEALAND SPRING CARNIVAL FAREWELL
    Time: 5:55 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    10 Hartley   F: X5371
      B(5) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.70
    Showed a good sprint to score on this track last start. Capable of doing it again with a similar run. Top chance.
    Main Danger
    11 Starrybeel   F: 003X5
      B(9) W(57.5)
    Has loads of potential and the pace of this race should play right into its hands. Tough to beat and punters are getting good odds.
    Next Best
    7 Sir Nate   F: 60X03
      B(1) W(58.5)
     ( T-  Lisa Latta )
    Looks a good chance after running a nice race for third last start. Inside draw brings it right into contention.
    Include in Multis
    12 Awatane   F: 74X59
      B(13) W(57)
     ( J-  Holly Andrew )
    Mixing its form but has the talent to beat this field. Chance and it gets 1kg off its back to help.
    Longer Odds
    8 Artiste   F: 1543X
      B(4) W(58)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.10
    Could fire up in a fresh state. Odds appeal.

    Remarks

    Huge field in the final race of the carnival
    race-image
    Hartley could go bang bang

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 1.70
    Place1 3 $ 4.40
    Place2 10 $ 1.70
    Place3 8 $ 3.10
    Place6 1+,2,4/4,5+,12/2,3+,5/3,7,10+/5,6,10/3,8,10 $ 18.00
    Quinella 3:10 $ 22.80

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    7, 8, 10, 11, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%