M4 Otaki – 27th July 2019

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M4 Otaki – 27th July 2019

M4: Otaki - 27th Jul, 2019

Start time:12:38 pm
Weather:Cloudy
Track:Heavy11

Overview

Last major NZ meeting before the end of the season

Day's "Best"

R1 (1) Fast Mover

Best "Each Way"

R4 (8) Where Are You

Best "Roughie"

R7 (1) Lord Turbo

Race 1 - LEVIN TAB & SPORTS BAR MAIDEN 3YO
Time: 12:38 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Fast Mover   F: 7X632
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Placed
Dividend : $1.20
Deserving favourite because of his last two starts. Both runs have been good in stronger fields than this and looks a good chance to win the first.
Main Danger
3 Our Way   F: 5
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( T-  Geoff Haigh )
Trial on firm ground was good. Debut was nice enough and looks one of the better chances here.
Next Best
2 Young Squire   F: 30X
  B(7) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Won
Dividends : $5.30 $1.80
Very good effort in his first start. Dissapointing next but spelled and forward enough to run a big race.
Include in Multis
4 Oceans Away   F: 6
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
Trialed well before debut effort. Wasn't bad and should run well in this
Longer Odds
8 Sheezanicegirl   F: X5706
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
Likely leader who was been ok this prep. Looks the best of the rest.

Remarks

First race of Ryder Stakes day
race-image
Lisa Allpress can start the day on a winning note

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 5.30
Place1 2 $ 1.80
Place2 1 $ 1.20
Place3 6 $ 4.00
Quinella 1:2 $ 4.50
Trifecta 2:1:6 $ 140.40
First4 2:1:6:8 $ 827.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - COURTESY FORD HANDICAP
Time: 1:12 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Deerfield   F: 10721
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
Front runner who won well in a good race in May. Had a knock since but his trial win was very good. Should be hard to beat.
Main Danger
1 Art Deco   F: X2232
  B(7) W(60)
 ( J-  Hazel Schofer )
Won
Dividends : $3.80 $1.90
Been very honest this prep. Very fit and will love the ground. Gets 3kg off with Hazel to ride.
Next Best
2 Taurus   F: X7628
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
 ( T-  J J Rayner )
Placed
Dividend : $2.90
Hasn't raced to his best this prep but his second two back in a similar race here shows he can race well in this.
Include in Multis
5 On Point   F: 62416
  B(4) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Raced at Ashburton on Tuesday with no luck. Doesn't mind heavy tracks and should race well.
Longer Odds
6 Perfect Harmonee   F: 454X8
  B(3) W(54)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  J J Rayner )
Decent sprinter on his day. Needed resuming run and will fitter.

Remarks

Good open class field with a speed machine in this
race-image
Deerfield will most likely control the race

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 3.80
Place1 1 $ 1.90
Place2 2 $ 2.90
Quinella 1:2 $ 7.90
Trifecta 1:2:7 $ 51.40
First4 1:2:7:3 $ 194.90
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - MCMAHON LIVESTOCK HANDICAP
Time: 1:47 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Atlanta Peach   F: 14176
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Trial was very good prior to a nice resuming run when held up at the wrong time. Won very easy on a Heavy track last prep. Looks a good chance.
Main Danger
4 Our Bandit   F: X7526
  B(6) W(55.5)
Placed
Dividend : $4.00
Built to a good second two back when just beaten here. Struggled in at Wellington last time but can improve.
Next Best
3 High Quality   F: 0X034
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Geoff Haigh )
Good third two back and was good over ground at Awapuni for fourth. Can race well back in distance.
Include in Multis
7 Sea Star   F: X0015
  B(7) W(54)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Very good win on very testing ground two back. Good fifth last start and will race well
Longer Odds
8 Rayas   F: 74635
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
 ( T-  Shane Brown )
Good run two back for third. Wasn't bad when sixth in a nice race and the run last start was fair but the ground was blamed. Can race well in this.

Remarks

Very good race and one worth watching
race-image
Atlanta Peach looks like she is in for a good prep

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 12.90
Place1 1 $ 3.80
Place2 4 $ 4.00
Quinella 1:4 $ 35.70
Trifecta 1:4:3 $ 255.30
First4 1:4:3:8 $ 1659.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 6, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - THE PUNTERS LOUNGE HANDICAP
Time: 2:24 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
8 Where Are You   F: 70X73
  B(10) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Was a good 7th fresh up and was good for third last time. Third up will be fit and loves the ground. Good each way chance
Main Danger
6 Hurry Cane   F: 3X322
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Racing very well this prep over ground. Just beaten last time and Parkes will suit him today.
Next Best
5 Cape Du Jeu   F: 09442
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Gary Vile )
Won
Dividends : $6.50 $2.10
Another in good form. Loves heavy ground and 2100m. Robbie suits this mare and another who won't be far away.
Include in Multis
3 Qian Gua   F: 25723
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
In good form even though beaten 10 lengths last start he ran well. Good second prior and can run a good race here with the 3kg off.
Longer Odds
9 So It Was   F: 82185
  B(6) W(55)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
 ( T-  Gene Andrew )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Good win three back and the run last start was good. Looks the value runner here.

Remarks

Good staying race
race-image
Shaune Ritchie brings this mare down from his Cambridge base

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 6.50
Place1 5 $ 2.10
Place2 6 $ 1.90
Place3 9 $ 3.00
Quinella 5:6 $ 19.50
Trifecta 5:6:9 $ 392.40
First4 5:6:9:8 $ 1486.30
Treble 1/1/5 $ 113.30
Quaddie 2/1/1/5 $ 928.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R4 (6) Hurry Cane(8) Where Are You
R5 (8) London Bound
R6 (2) Skarloey(4) Booty Lara
R7 (1) Lord Turbo(3) Kirkland (4) Roschana (8) My Zed (10) Estefania
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 6, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - COURTESY FORD RYDER STAKES
Time: 2:59 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 London Bound   F: 1
  B(1) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Easy winner on debut beating Flaunting and Sai Fah by 7 lengths. If she handles the testing ground today will be very hard to beat.
Main Danger
7 Flaunting   F: 10X12
  B(11) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Good winner in the Castletown. Didn't seem to travel but made good ground at Te Rapa. Will like the Heavy track and will be fitter for last start.
Next Best
2 Jager Bombed   F: 4X132
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Even if he was a short priced favourite beaten last start he stuck on well. Good winner fresh up and his effort on a testing track at Wanganui in the Castletown was very good. Each way chance.
Include in Multis
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
Easy winner on debut at Waverley. Will handle he track and another top effort will be expected.
Longer Odds
10 Kellys Inspiration   F: 2
  B(2) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Very good second at Awapuni last start. Will handle the track and will take improvement from that very good debut effort.

Remarks

Feature race of the day
race-image
London Bound looks an exciting rising 3 year old

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 5.20
Place1 1 $ 1.90
Place2 7 $ 2.00
Place3 2 $ 2.50
Quinella 1:7 $ 17.80
Trifecta 1:7:2 $ 177.60
First4 1:7:2:3 $ 1676.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 7, 8, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - FASTTRACK INSURANCE HANDICAP
Time: 3:34 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Skarloey   F: 3X011
  B(1) W(60)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Good winning at Wanganui by 13 lengths. Then won again on a Slow 7 at Hastings. He is racing well and handles these tracks will take some beating
Main Danger
4 Booty Lara   F: 21141
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Bridie Ansell )
 ( T-  Ilone Kelly )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Hasn't put a bad performance this prep winning 3 out of 4. Good ride by Bridie last time and gets 4kg off. She is honest and will be competitive
Next Best
5 Technician   F: 8X453
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Good run on testing ground at Wellington making good ground late. Now peaking and another who will run well.
Include in Multis
6 Mohaka   F: X172X
  B(9) W(56)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Fresh up after a stakes placing last prep. Winner here on heavy ground over 1200m in a fresh state. Trial was fair but had a jumpout since very good winning. Expecting a bold performance today.
Longer Odds
9 Play The Field   F: 61134
  B(8) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Suzy Gordon )
This mare is another who has failed to put in a bad performance. Good when winning two in a row. Good third two back and the fourth was good. The odds runner

Remarks

Another good race with my top pick an exciting horse to follow
race-image
Parkes can salute the judge here

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 27.80
Place1 10 $ 5.30
Place2 6 $ 2.00
Place3 4 $ 1.50
Quinella 6:10 $ 70.70
Trifecta 10:6:4 $ 954.20
First4 10:6:4:1 $ 6271.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - OTAKI CHRISTMAS AT THE RACES 29/11 & 20/12 HCP
Time: 4:10 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
8 My Zed   F: 214X5
  B(14) W(57)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Was very honest last campaign. Good run on testing ground fresh up will be fitter good each way bet.
Main Danger
4 Roschana   F: 69X13
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Both runs this prep have been good. Been well spaced between runs but has worked so far this prep and performed well at this track.
Next Best
3 Kirkland   F: X0X23
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Mereana Hudson )
This horse is racing well with two very good efforts last two starts. Looks a good chance in the last and the claim will help.
Include in Multis
10 Estefania   F: X0624
  B(7) W(56)
 ( J-  Jordan Bassett )
Won
Dividends : $10.60 $3.40
Last two starts have been good improvers runs. Good run on testing ground for second and fourth last start in a tough race. Dropping back in grade and also looks a good bet.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
1 Lord Turbo   F: 0X675
  B(8) W(60)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
Placed
Dividend : $3.70
Been running well enough this prep and last start better than it looks. Good value bet here.

Remarks

Tough race to end the day
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Wayne Marshment horses usually race very well and I think this is no different

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 10.60
Place1 10 $ 3.40
Place2 7 $ 4.90
Place3 1 $ 3.70
Quinella 7:10 $ 84.60
Trifecta 10:7:1 $ 2169.30
First4 10:7:1:3 $ 11392.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 8, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%