M4 New Plymouth – 20th July 2019

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M4 New Plymouth – 20th July 2019

M4: New Plymouth - 20th Jul, 2019

Start time:12:15 pm
Weather:Showery
Track:Heavy11

Overview

Great day of racing with Opunake Cup the feature

Day's "Best"

R4 (8) Penelope Cruise

Best "Each Way"

R7 (9) Aratoka

Best "Roughie"

R8 (2) Nitro Ted
  • Race 1 - FASTTRACK INSURANCE 1800
    Time: 12:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 My Gift   F: 86011
      B(1) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
     ( T-  John Mason )
    Destroyed his rivals in his last two. Dropping back in distance won't be a concern. Looks a good chance to go three in a row.
    Main Danger
    6 Obsessive   F: 1X231
      B(2) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.10 $1.70
    An exciting horse who has been great since returning to injury comes in well at the weights looks the only danger.
    Next Best
    4 Divine Duke   F: 146X3
      B(5) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Top run fresh up. A stayer who I think will go through the grades this year. Pretty fit and should run well.
    Include in Multis
    7 Ophelia Lee   F: 94882
      B(7) W(54)
     ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
    Blinkers go on after a good run at Awapuni and the increase in distance will help.
    Longer Odds
    1 Athena Baby   F: 36X83
      B(6) W(60)
     ( T-  John Bell )
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.20
    Improvers run last start. Did hold his form very well when in form last prep.

    Remarks

    First race of the day and a very interesting race
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    My Gift can make it three in a row

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 2.10
    Place1 6 $ 1.70
    Place2 1 $ 4.20
    Quinella 1:6 $ 14.80
    Trifecta 6:1:7 $ 124.20
    First4 6:1:7:4 $ 584.40
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 4, 6, 7
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - THE DEVON HOTEL AND MARBLES RESTAURANT 2000
    Time: 12:50 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Indigenous Union   F: 11X86
      B(9) W(59.5)
    Both runs this campaign have been good. Had two good wins last year. I thought his sixth last start proved a win is not far away.
    Main Danger
    6 Hi I'm Nikkita   F: X1162
      B(8) W(56)
     ( J-  Holly Andrew )
     ( T-  Gary McBeth )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Racing in terrific form. Two good wins when returning to the races. Nothing went right at Te Rapa for sixth and was very good for second at Tauranga beaten by My Gift
    Next Best
    7 Beached As Bro   F: 50522
      B(4) W(56)
    Been racing better his last two. Will be on the pace and only caught late in both. Chance to go close here.
    Include in Multis
    4 Charlie Horse   F: 83561
      B(1) W(58)
     ( J-  Dylan Turner )
    Won
    Dividends : $6.90 $2.30
    Has ran some nice races prior to his win. Last season he was in great form and could gain some confidence from this win and hold his form
    Longer Odds
    9 Dr Hank   F: X7335
      B(5) W(55)
    Good third three back on a strong race. His next two were good and looks the value of the race.

    Remarks

    Another nice race on the card
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    J Parkes can salute the judge here

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 6.90
    Place1 4 $ 2.30
    Place2 1 $ 5.80
    Place3 6 $ 1.60
    Quinella 1:4 $ 63.80
    Trifecta 4:1:6 $ 441.60
    First4 4:1:6:3 $ 5336.30

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 4, 6, 7, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - SANDFORDS RURAL CARRIERS SC MAIDEN 1400
    Time: 1:25 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    11 Tarabeebee   F: 22819
      B(7) W(56)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
     ( T-  Ian Adams )
    Won well beating Beckidboo. Went a good race at Waverley without much luck. Can go close with Magic Man on board.
    Main Danger
    9 Beckidboo   F: X5X21
      B(5) W(56)
     ( J-  Hazel Schofer )
    Very good win last start will be fitter for that and got the claim, home track and Allan Sharrock trains. All three big ticks.
    Next Best
    12 Bae Corp   F: 64322
      B(3) W(55)
     ( J-  Bridie Ansell )
     ( T-  Ilone Kelly )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.40
    Gets in very good at the weights. Just beaten last start good second prior and could be a good chance with no weight on her back.
    Include in Multis
    1 Cheeky Azz   F: 251
      B(9) W(58)
    Runs before win were very good. Easy winner by 8 lengths and will love the ground
    Longer Odds
    2 Our Shaman   F: 31
      B(6) W(58)
    Travelled well last start and won accordingly. Can run well in this race again.

    Remarks

    Another very competitive race
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    Tarabeebee can win on her home track

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 8.80
    Place1 8 $ 2.70
    Place2 12 $ 2.40
    Place3 10 $ 2.70
    Quinella 8:12 $ 29.90
    Trifecta 8:12:10 $ 448.20
    First4 8:12:10:7 $ 6694.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 9, 11, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - SEATON PARK 3YO 1400
    Time: 2:02 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    8 Penelope Cruise   F: 014
      B(8) W(55.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    Allan has a lot of time for this filly. Good win at Otaki. Dead set unlucky over 1200 at Waverley will like the increase in distance and looks the one to beat.
    Main Danger
    7 Akerra   F: 12
      B(6) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Very good winning on debut. Backed that up with a good second at Awapuni. We know she will handle the track. Another Allan holds in high regard.
    Next Best
    5 Annie Okay   F: X0912
      B(4) W(56.5)
    Very good winner at huge odds two back next start was very good in a strong field. This is tough but she will account herself well.
    Include in Multis
    4 Red Forest   F: X0131
      B(3) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Holly Andrew )
    Racing in great form. Won well in the 72 grade last time beating a nice field. A filly who should hold her own in this race.
    Longer Odds
    1 Bobby Dazzler   F: 590X5
      B(1) W(58.5)
    Won
    Dividends : $9.20 $2.50
    Pretty well supported fresh up after a good trial. Will be fitter and surprised he is at double figure odds.

    Remarks

    Very good three year old race
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    Allan Sharrock holds a very good hand in this

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 9.20
    Place1 1 $ 2.50
    Place2 7 $ 1.40
    Place3 8 $ 1.90
    Quinella 1:7 $ 15.00
    Trifecta 1:7:8 $ 133.30
    First4 1:7:8:4 $ 652.30
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 5, 7, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - REVITAL FERTILISERS 1400
    Time: 2:35 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    3 Mars Bars   F: 4X252
      B(2) W(58.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    Racing very consistently. Good second behind Helena Baby last time. She is fit and got the claim of Ashvin on.
    Main Danger
    10 Manhattan Flame   F: X3822
      B(3) W(55)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Racing in great form this time in. Good seconds in this grade at Te Aroha and also Awapuni. Looks a good chance today.
    Next Best
    1 London Express   F: 0X123
      B(6) W(60)
     ( J-  Hazel Schofer )
    Stakes winning filly with apprentice claim. Been good in all three starts. Looks to want more distance gets it today and looks a good chance
    Include in Multis
    5 Rock Island Line   F: 6X954
      B(5) W(58)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
     ( T-  Lisa Latta )
    Won
    Dividends : $11.20 $2.90
    Very good run at Hastings. Should handle the track and will be fit now fourth up.
    Longer Odds
    9 Play The Field   F: X6113
      B(8) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
     ( T-  Suzy Gordon )
    Won two in a row well. Very nice run at Wanganui for third. Looks a nice race for her to race well.

    Remarks

    First leg of the quaddie
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    Manhattan Flame can get this leg

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 11.20
    Place1 5 $ 2.90
    Place2 3 $ 1.80
    Place3 11 $ 5.20
    Quinella 3:5 $ 27.80
    Trifecta 5:3:11 $ 610.00
    First4 5:3:11:9 $ 7093.70

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R5 (1) London Express(3) Mars Bars (10) Manhattan Flame
    R6 (3) New York Minute(4) Rosewood (8) Te Toro Pearl (9) Red Sierra (11) Helena Baby
    R7 (1) Come Sei(9) Aratoka (13) Seemax
    R8 (1) Beau Jeu(2) Nitro Ted (7) Alvins Dream (8) Bojangles (10) Foiling
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 5, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - POWERWORX OPUNAKE CUP 1400
    Time: 3:10 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    11 Helena Baby   F: 21111
      B(2) W(53)
     ( T-  John Bell )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.20 $1.40
    One of the talk horses around NZ. John Bell said he is Group 1 quality. Handles heavy ground on the minimum. Looks a top chance but beatable.
    Main Danger
    8 Te Toro Pearl   F: X2324
      B(8) W(53.5)
     ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
     ( T-  Jon Miller )
    Another who comes in well at the weights. Running top races behind Sleeping Beauty in WFA stakes races. Looks the main danger.
    Next Best
    3 New York Minute   F: 09X63
      B(11) W(59)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Not sure what happened at Trentham but very good at Tauranga. Carrying a big weight is a concern but she is tough. Last years winner
    Include in Multis
    9 Red Sierra   F: X2271
      B(10) W(53)
    Good win last start at Otaki. Been very honest this season and with her weight she will be in the finish again.
    Longer Odds
    4 Rosewood   F: X8219
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.70
    Top win at Awapuni. I thought her run at Tauranga was good and Lisa knows this mare well.

    Remarks

    The feature race of the day
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    Helena Baby going for 5 in a row

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 11 $ 2.20
    Place1 11 $ 1.40
    Place2 4 $ 2.70
    Place3 7 $ 3.80
    Quinella 4:11 $ 15.60
    Trifecta 11:4:7 $ 171.20
    First4 11:4:7:9 $ 744.40
    Double 5/11+ $ 42.00

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 4, 8, 9, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - SINCLAIR ELECTRICAL & REFRIGERATION SC MDN 1800
    Time: 3:45 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    9 Aratoka   F: 62314
      B(2) W(56)
     ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
     ( T-  Ian Adams )
    Won easy here by 8 lengths. Very good from a wide run at Waverley last time and she will love the track.
    Main Danger
    1 Come Sei   F: 1
      B(8) W(58)
     ( J-  Hazel Schofer )
    Won very well on debut when well backed. Comes into this with the claim and the increase in distance no worries. Looks a good chance.
    Next Best
    13 Seemax   F: 43142
      B(11) W(56)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Very honest. Won a highweight here well. Been good her next two and the last start second was solid. Drops in weight from recent racing and been very well supported.
    Include in Multis
    6 Brian Boru   F: 052
      B(9) W(57)
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.10
    Very good last start being very wide the trip. Will like the track and 1800m looks ideal. Even though he is a maiden I wouldn't discount his chances.
    Longer Odds
    11 Escapologist   F: 37X15
      B(7) W(56)
    Won here fresh ok. Was an ok effort her next. Gets the claim and will be on speed.

    Remarks

    Another very competitive race
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    Darryl Bradley comes up with a small book but a nice book

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 31.90
    Place1 8 $ 7.40
    Place2 6 $ 4.10
    Place3 3 $ 2.40
    Quinella 6:8 $ 154.40
    Trifecta 8:6:3 $ 2634.70
    First4 - $ 0.00

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 6, 9, 11, 13
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - COASTAL AGRI SERVICES / DELAVAL 1800
    Time: 4:25 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    10 Foiling   F: X0826
      B(3) W(58)
     ( J-  Hazel Schofer )
    Been racing very well last two. Good second at behind Miss Lizzie. Made good ground late in a strong race. Drop in grade and increase in distance suits. Hard to beat
    Main Danger
    1 Beau Jeu   F: 5X434
      B(11) W(60)
    Been racing well. Good fourth last time with stable confidence and this track suits him and the stable confident again.
    Next Best
    8 Bojangles   F: X4543
      B(2) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.80
    Been closing off his races well this time in. Tracks are ideal and the distance suits at this stage of his prep.
    Include in Multis
    7 Alvins Dream   F: 00021
      B(12) W(59)
     ( T-  Mark Forbes )
    Much better his last two. Good solid win last start and been well supported since market open.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    2 Nitro Ted   F: 0X843
      B(5) W(60)
     ( T-  Paul Pascoe )
    Building well this prep. Good third last time and this race suits. Looks great value here.

    Remarks

    Last of a good but tough day of racing
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    Hazel can end the day well for her boss

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 11 $ 15.20
    Place1 11 $ 4.00
    Place2 5 $ 2.80
    Place3 8 $ 2.80
    Quinella 5:11 $ 87.20
    Trifecta 11:5:8 $ 1437.00
    First4 11:5:8:7 $ 6952.20

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 7, 8, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%