M4: HASTINGS – JANUARY 30 2019

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M4: HASTINGS – JANUARY 30 2019

M04: Hastings - 30th Jan, 2019

Start time:1:15 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead5

Overview

Thank heavens Tony Pike is supporting this meet. Almost certainly wouldn't be on without him

Day's "Best"

R6 (2) Vichy

Best "Each Way"

R7 (5) Scomadi

Best "Roughie"

R8 (9) Sheer Elegance

Race 1 - MACALEA 2200 MAIDEN
Time: 1:15 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Special Light   F: X4422
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $2.90
Threw jock on way to barriers three back. No more of that behaviour. Gone mighty close since.
Main Danger
4 Trumpet   F: 02
  B(4) W(57)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Indicative Odds: $2.90
At long odds on both starts to date but has run well. Progressive and in small field, a great chance
Next Best
6 Hypatia   F: 73552
  B(5) W(56.5)
Indicative Odds: $5.00
Couple of seconds to show for 13 starts. Willing but weak. Parkes retained after well beaten second.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
1 Lincoln's Command   F: 066
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Indicative Odds: $14.00
Slow away first time over ground

Remarks

Gear changes: Lincoln's Command: Tongue Tie on
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Special Light to stand out here

Results

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 2 - PROFRUIT 1200
Time: 1:50 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Happy Hitter   F: 7X451
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( T-  Peter Lock )
Indicative Odds: $4.50
Smart maiden winner, jock happy to travel fair way to stay with her
Main Danger
5 Quick Choice   F: 817X6
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( T-  John Bary )
Indicative Odds: $4.20
Was expected to run boldly freshup here but lack of racing in almost year found her out
Next Best
3 McPhoebe   F: X0560
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Indicative Odds: $3.40
Nothing out of this and I'm quite prepared to write her off. Been hugely disappointing this prep
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
4 Miss Oahu   F: X3630
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Indicative Odds: $5.00
Rising 7 and remains a feeble filly. Did show more guts here two back

Remarks

Gear changes: McPhoebe: Shadow Roll off
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Coleman

Results

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 3 - ISAAC'S PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL 1200 MAIDEN
Time: 2:25 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Lismore Diamond   F: X95X2
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $2.30
Out of useful mare raced by Pike. Suffered nasty check fresh-up run
Main Danger
1 Foggy Lyttle   F: 3
  B(1) W(57.5)
Indicative Odds: $3.40
Jockey change a key move. Trials win was good. Ripped into it late for third debut behind one who looks very exciting.
Next Best
5 Away Cruising   F:
  B(2) W(55.5)
Indicative Odds: $3.20
Out of the mighty Seachange. Placed in 2 trials
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
2 Answer My Prayer   F: 4
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Kevin Gray )
Indicative Odds: $7.50
4th on debut. Plenty of gear changes for today's assignment

Remarks

Gear changes: Answer My Prayer: Lugging Bit off, Blinkers off, Butterfly Bit on
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Lowry

Results

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 4 - TUMU TIMBERS 1200 MAIDEN
Time: 3:00 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Mediterranean Star   F: 228X2
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $2.20
Couldn't be ridden out last start when lugged inward. Was only paying $2.50
Main Danger
6 Vendella   F: 3370X
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $5.50
Backed with confidence on debut 15 months ago but was very raw. Bleeding attack then kept out of action
Next Best
3 Waiwetu Lass   F: 0X02
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $4.80
Big run for second at long odds last start (second since resuming). Repeat of that and right in this
Include in Multis
4 Magic Incanto   F: X5434
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Fred Pratt )
Indicative Odds: $8.00
Start five this prep - fitness no longer an issue. Been making up good ground.
Longer Odds
8 Penny Royal   F: 4
  B(8) W(55)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Indicative Odds: $14.00
Hastings filly who showed good speed debut but penny didn't drop that day. The winner and runnerup look exceptional talent

Remarks

Gear changes: Rekohu Diva: Tongue Control Bit off, Lugging Bit on, Nasal Strip on.
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Marsh

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 6, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - BOSTOCK NEW ZEALAND 2000
Time: 3:35 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Rippa Eagle   F: 62X11
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $1.80
Winning treble? Can't see why not. He's got prospects.
Main Danger
5 Al Vandaam   F: X7415
  B(4) W(54)
 ( T-  Peter Lock )
Indicative Odds: $6.00
Failed to get 2000m last start but new trainer not ready to concede defeat
Next Best
1 Royal Ruby   F: 63819
  B(7) W(59)
Indicative Odds: $8.00
Was placed in Gr3 last summer. Pay to keep that in mind.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
6 Troup Road   F: X5643
  B(3) W(54)
 ( J-  Dylan Turner )
Indicative Odds: $17.00
Trained locally now. Holding form well

Remarks

Gear changes: Al Vandaam: Side Winkers off Troup Road: Barrier Blanket off, Tongue Tie off
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Harris

Results

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (3) Rippa Eagle(5) Al Vandaam
R6 (2) Vichy(3) Vickezzmoet
R7 (5) Scomadi(6) Allacciato (7) Kinshasa
R8 (1) The Helix(6) Harbourside (10) Shez Ekstra
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
Insufficient Runners
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - WAIMEA NURSERIES MILE
Time: 4:10 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
2 Vichy   F: 8213
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Indicative Odds: $2.90
Stable having a memorable season. Here's one of its better performerRs. The dam of this one won a listed race back in the day
Main Danger
3 Vickezzmoet   F: 1X92
  B(1) W(57.5)
Indicative Odds: $6.00
The mum was good. She's developing nicely.
Next Best
4 Lord Arthur   F: 6X18
  B(6) W(57.5)
Indicative Odds: $2.90
Maiden win was dominant. Checked out of contention next up
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
6 Chill   F: 199X0
  B(2) W(56)
 ( T-  Cody Cole )
Indicative Odds: $14.00
Slow out of gates and couldn't muster pace first time for new trainer. Capable of better

Remarks

Stipe Comment:LORD ARTHUR - Inclined to lay inwards early in straight being reluctant to improve into a run before then being held up 250m, badly hampered passing 200m
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Myers

Results

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 7 - ORORA KIWI PACKAGING MILE MAIDEN
Time: 4:45 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
5 Scomadi   F: 30423
  B(3) W(55)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $4.00
Pacemaker who struggles to fend off pursuers/ Ridden off pace last start and denied finishing burst. Just a matter of time before all the pieces fall into place.
Main Danger
7 Kinshasa   F: 42
  B(7) W(55)
 ( T-  Cody Cole )
Indicative Odds: $3.80
Beaten on line second up. Up and coming trainer seeking Oaks start
Next Best
6 Allacciato   F: 73X3
  B(2) W(55)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Indicative Odds: $4.00
Two thirds on either side of break. Shown greater maturity
Include in Multis
1 Resurgence   F: 0X303
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $5.00
Out of Auckand Cup winner. 4 wide from gate 4 last start. Not cool.
Longer Odds
3 Polizzi   F: 826
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Zinjete Moki )
Indicative Odds: $23.00
Only raced here. Cramped for room last start

Remarks

Gear changes: Polizzi: Standard Bit off, Tongue Control Bit on
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Mansour

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - EVERFRESH TRANSPORT 1400 MAIDEN
Time: 5:17 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Harbourside   F: 422X4
  B(3) W(57)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Indicative Odds: $2.40
Lost plate fresh start. Very reliable but a Derby start? Don't think so.
Main Danger
1 The Helix   F: 434X
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Cody Cole )
Indicative Odds: $5.00
Won and placed strong maiden heats. Trainer rates best chance today
Next Best
10 Shez Ekstra   F: 252X4
  B(4) W(55)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Indicative Odds: $7.50
Holds Oaks nomination even if dam was better known for sprinting prowess.
Include in Multis
8 La Soeur   F: 527X5
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Indicative Odds: $4.40
Patchy formline doesn't do Cuddle winning mum justice.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
9 Sheer Elegance   F: X7X63
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Indicative Odds: $9.00
Got a boost from the addition of blinkers second-up this prep. Looked ordinary up to then

Remarks

LA SOUER - brought udone by wet track two back, says jock. Just as well she's on a dead 4.
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Pike

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 6, 8, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%