M4: Otaki – 15th May 2019

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M4: Otaki – 15th May 2019

M4: Otaki - 16th May, 2019

Start time:11:55 am
Weather:Fine
Track:Heavy10

Overview

Good day of racing at Otaki

Day's "Best"

R6 (7) Miss Freelove

Best "Each Way"

R8 (1) Mehrtens

Best "Roughie"

R5 (2) Batoutahell
  • Race 1 - RIVERSTONE CAFE
    Time: 11:55 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    9 Winklebelle   F: 89234
      B(8) W(66)
     ( J-  Emily Farr )
     ( T-  Ben Foote )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.40 $1.50
    Loving racing over ground. Huge her last three and a win looks close with Emily Farr who is riding well in these races.
    Main Danger
    8 Bella Nero   F: 22433
      B(3) W(66)
     ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
     ( T-  Suzy Gordon )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Been placed for a long time now. Got held up at wrong time at Woodville. Close to winning one but found one better today.
    Next Best
    10 Tintintinnie   F: 00X04
      B(11) W(66)
     ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
    Went a solid race in amateur race last start. Buddy rides his own horse here.
    Include in Multis
    1 Argyll   F: 48X05
      B(9) W(68)
     ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
     ( T-  Ben Foote )
    Went an improvers race last time. Short in the market and will race well.
    Longer Odds
    11 Weare Rocking   F: X9599
      B(10) W(66)
     ( J-  Sarah Macnab )
    Mike Breslin runner that ran well at long odds 3 back. This a bit easier than last race and could surprise here

    Remarks

    First of the day
    race-image
    Ben Foote doesn't usually bring horses down here for nothing

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 9 $ 3.40
    Place1 9 $ 1.50
    Place2 8 $ 1.60
    Place3 12 $ 2.50
    Quinella 8:9 $ 4.20
    Trifecta 9:8:12 $ 41.50
    First4 9:8:12:10 $ 134.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 8, 9, 10, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - CAVALLO FARM & CHRIS RUTTEN BLOODSTOCK
    Time: 12:25 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Porcelain Princess   F: 00X40
      B(5) W(60)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.30
    Struggled in strong Listed race prior she was huge for fourth fresh up. Into a midweek staying contest. Looks one of the better bets today.
    Main Danger
    6 Richard Of Yorke   F: 0X050
      B(6) W(58)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
    Won
    Dividends : $4.80 $2.00
    Huge 5th two back. No luck his next. Wet track with Ryan on looks a main danger.
    Next Best
    1 Commanding Prince   F: 3213X
      B(1) W(61)
     ( J-  Madan Singh )
    Be a big effort if Fraser can get this horse to win fresh up. Has good ability as shown in last prep. Did go well in trial over 1600m to fitten for this
    Include in Multis
    7 Ophelia Lee   F: 164X9
      B(2) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Leah Hemi )
    Loves wet ground which she gets today. Didn't go bad fresh up and this prep would not surprise seeing this mare going through the grades.
    Longer Odds
    9 Granite Ridge   F: 37110
      B(8) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Holly Andrew )
     ( T-  Kevin Gray )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.00
    Won two in a row before last placing last start. Has won on the heavy.

    Remarks

    Keen on my top pick
    race-image
    Porcelain Princess looks well placed here

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 4.80
    Place1 6 $ 2.00
    Place2 2 $ 1.30
    Place3 9 $ 3.00
    Quinella 2:6 $ 8.80
    Trifecta 6:2:9 $ 147.20
    First4 6:2:9:7 $ 412.40
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 6, 7, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - EL CHEAPO CARS
    Time: 1:00 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    8 Cast In Bronze   F: 34X29
      B(10) W(66)
     ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
     ( T-  Gary Vile )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.30
    Been knocking on the door for a while. Did a lot of work last time and was very good for second before that. Looks hard to beat.
    Main Danger
    9 Lady Verawood   F: 54337
      B(5) W(66)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
     ( T-  Kevin Gray )
    Has been racing well. Looks well placed here and the Heavy track should be fine.
    Next Best
    1 Grandiscoccymelums   F: 4443X
      B(2) W(68)
     ( J-  Lemmy Douglas )
     ( T-  Ken Duncan )
    Went good at the trials and form last winter was good. Can't leave out.
    Include in Multis
    3 Rigel   F: 68630
      B(7) W(68)
     ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
    Huge on home track two back. If he shows that form will give these a shake.
    Longer Odds
    6 Heavenly Echo   F: 4008X
      B(6) W(68)
     ( T-  Jeff Lynds )
    His best runs were when the tracks were juicy. Will have the chance to show some form today.

    Remarks

    Tough race here
    race-image
    Vile stable foreman Shaun Fannin rides here

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 26.60
    Place1 5 $ 4.90
    Place2 2 $ 2.20
    Place3 8 $ 1.30
    Quinella 2:5 $ 108.40
    Trifecta 5:2:8 $ 967.80
    First4 5:2:8:3 $ 3001.40
    Double 5/4 $ 126.00

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 6, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - SUNRANS SPA
    Time: 1:35 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    7 Marquita Miss   F: 1X775
      B(10) W(55.5)
    Good run last start at Woodville if she can handle this surface can win this
    Main Danger
    3 Lincoln Green   F: 17
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
     ( T-  Lisa Latta )
    Good winning on debut before running off forgive that run and can race well in this.
    Next Best
    1 All Black Magic   F: 877X8
      B(4) W(59.5)
    Hasn't been good since racing in the north but on his wet track which he handles can run well today.
    Include in Multis
    8 So It Was   F: 59X48
      B(3) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Holly Andrew )
     ( T-  Gene Andrew )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.80
    Good fresh up on form ground. Didn't handle Wellington may struggle on track today but will put in for one last chance on heavy ground.
    Longer Odds
    11 Dalla Mosa   F: 07087
      B(2) W(55)
     ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
     ( T-  Shane Brown )
    Got smashed at wrong time last time when travelling well. No hold ups can run well here.

    Remarks

    Tough race here as you can see with the market
    race-image
    Charlotte has a good ride here

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 6.30
    Place1 4 $ 2.30
    Place2 8 $ 2.80
    Place3 2 $ 2.50
    Quinella 4:8 $ 26.30
    Trifecta 4:8:2 $ 256.80
    First4 4:8:2:11 $ 4880.70
    Double 5/4 $ 126.00

    Betting Suggestions


    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 5 - VETS ON RIVERBANK
    Time: 2:10 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    11 Penelope Cruise   F: 0
      B(6) W(55.5)
    Won
    Dividends : $3.60 $1.60
    Well supported on debut. J Parkes got off Fraser Auret horse to ride. Should like the slower going than on debut and the stable is very confident today
    Main Danger
    1 Fattore Otto   F: 027X2
      B(1) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Zinjete Moki )
     ( T-  Gary Vile )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.50
    Been knocking on the door for some time. Huge run for second in the same race as top pick. A win is not far away.
    Next Best
    8 Sheza Beach Babe   F: 50X
      B(9) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Madan Singh )
    Runs last prep were good and the trials have been good enough to be a chance here.
    Include in Multis
    6 Maidstone Park   F: 80X
      B(5) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
     ( T-  Lisa Latta )
    Trial leading into this was ok to figure in the finish
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    2 Batoutahell   F: 75
      B(8) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Sam O'Malley )
    Both runs at Blenheim were good. Value runner here.

    Remarks

    First leg of the quaddie
    race-image
    Penelope Cruise will race in the same colours as Ladies First

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 11 $ 3.60
    Place1 11 $ 1.60
    Place2 1 $ 1.50
    Place3 10 $ 4.80
    Quinella 1:11 $ 5.30
    Trifecta 11:1:10 $ 156.50
    First4 11:1:10:8 $ 580.30

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R5 (1) Fattore Otto(11) Penelope Cruise
    R6 (7) Miss Freelove
    R7 (1) Powertaine(11) Coventina Bay
    R8 (1) Mehrtens(3) Denny's Lincoln (7) Last Chance (10) Play The Field
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 6, 8, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - GARDNER HOMES
    Time: 2:50 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    7 Miss Freelove   F: X22X2
      B(1) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Good seconds last three. Been working well and looks hard to beat today.
    Main Danger
    6 Francesca Kate   F: 2345X
      B(8) W(56.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Showed ability last prep. Trial was good and she is not far away from winning
    Next Best
    10 Dezella   F: 44X
      B(6) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Zinjete Moki )
    Won
    Dividends : $6.60 $2.00
    Both fourth last prep were good. Will like this track and trial was good leading into this.
    Include in Multis
      B(10) W(58.5)
    Trials have been ok but Fraser and Parkes team up here.
    Longer Odds
    8 Authentic Charm   F: 54435
      B(9) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
     ( T-  Lisa Latta )
    Been racing well. Can't leave out of trifectas.

    Remarks

    Best bet of the day is in this
    race-image

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 6.60
    Place1 10 $ 2.00
    Place2 13 $ 3.50
    Place3 6 $ 2.00
    Quinella 10:13 $ 43.30
    Trifecta 10:13:6 $ 422.20
    First4 10:13:6:5 $ 5262.10
    Double 11/10 $ 17.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    5, 6, 7, 8, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - AQUASHIELD ROOFING
    Time: 3:28 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    11 Coventina Bay   F:
      B(5) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Zinjete Moki )
    Won
    Dividends : $2.40 $1.30
    Both trials have been very good before debut today looks hard to beat.
    Main Danger
    1 Powertaine   F: 2X
      B(4) W(58.5)
    Good second on debut before spelling. Very forward today and can beat our top pick here.
    Next Best
    12 Miss Princesza   F:
      B(10) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Madan Singh )
     ( T-  Suzy Gordon )
    Trials have been good before making debut today looks a chance to go close today.
    Include in Multis
      B(14) W(58.5)
    Another first starter who has looked good at the trials and jumpouts. Capable of running well here.
    Longer Odds
    7 Tennessee Rose   F: 49227
      B(3) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
     ( T-  Kevin Gray )
    Been racing well. Can run a bold race here.

    Remarks

    Trial form is key here
    race-image
    Robbie Patterson lines up this first starter

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 11 $ 2.40
    Place1 11 $ 1.30
    Place2 15 $ 13.20
    Place3 13 $ 3.00
    Quinella 11:15 $ 126.80
    Trifecta 11:15:13 $ 1185.90
    First4 11:15:13:2 $ 4282.90

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 7, 11, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - KAPITI SIGNS
    Time: 4:07 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    1 Mehrtens   F: X3137
      B(9) W(59)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
     ( T-  Suzy Gordon )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.60
    Freshened after fail last time. Form prior was good and can win this
    Main Danger
    10 Play The Field   F: 448X6
      B(1) W(55)
     ( J-  Zinjete Moki )
     ( T-  Suzy Gordon )
    Won
    Dividends : $10.60 $3.30
    Good run fresh up will take improvement from that. Trial prior was good and can make it a Suzy Gordon quinella
    Next Best
    7 Last Chance   F: 9406X
      B(12) W(56.5)
     ( T-  Lisa Latta )
    Trial was good to be Art Deco who run second on the weekend. Capable of winning this.
    Include in Multis
    3 Denny's Lincoln   F: 1764X
      B(4) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
     ( T-  Lisa Latta )
    Another who trial well behind London Express who come out and won since. Capable of figuring in the finish.
    Longer Odds
    5 Dana's Prophecy   F: 1309X
      B(10) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Sam O'Malley )
     ( T-  Geoff Haigh )
    Won at big odds fresh up last campaign.

    Remarks

    Suzy Gordon and Lisa Latta hold good hands in the last
    race-image
    Mehrtens can kick a goal here

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 10.60
    Place1 10 $ 3.30
    Place2 1 $ 2.60
    Place3 2 $ 2.70
    Quinella 1:10 $ 29.60
    Trifecta 10:1:2 $ 724.10
    First4 10:1:2:9 $ 3998.60

    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%