M4: Pukekohe – 7th April 2019

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M4: Pukekohe – 7th April 2019

M4: Pukekohe - 7th Apr, 2019

Start time:12:05 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead5

Overview

Sunday racing at Pukekohe. No feature races but some potential stars on the card.

Day's "Best"

R9 (1) Mighty Aslan

Best "Each Way"

R6 (13) Chapeau

Best "Roughie"

R8 (1) Alberation

Race 1 - REMEMBERING RAY & NOREEN LEE 800
Time: 12:05 | Distance: 800m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Ramazzotti   F:
  B(5) W(55)
Won
Dividends : $3.00 $1.20
I thought her trials have been outstanding with good form coming out of those trials. On the trials will be hard to beat.
Main Danger
5 Blitzabeel   F: 4
  B(7) W(55)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
Trialled up super. Maybe not as good as my top pick but defiantly the main threat.
Next Best
2 Super Pursuit   F:
  B(1) W(57)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Trial was good. looks a green type but home track and the one gate is a big advantage.
Include in Multis
4 Regera   F: 4
  B(4) W(55)
Ran well on debut behind On Show will improve off that and looks a trifecta and first 4 hope.
Longer Odds
1 King Midas   F:
  B(8) W(57)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Trials were good. They were in the spring should of improved off those and be a good chance today.

Remarks

Many having first starts we watched the videos to get a guide on this race
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JML have had a good week looking to continue in the first

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 3.00
Place1 6 $ 1.20
Place2 2 $ 1.70
Place3 5 $ 1.30
Quinella 2:6 $ 7.40
Trifecta 6:2:5 $ 35.10
First4 6:2:5:8 $ 150.00
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - MOUNT SHOP 2100
Time: 12:35 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Nerve Not Verve   F: 22987
  B(12) W(54)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Last three runs in Stakes level have been good without much luck. This is a drop in class and had a freshen up since. Been backed in when betting started. Highly rated filly.
Main Danger
1 Sir Aglovale   F: 54541
  B(11) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Great ride from Leith to win last start. Seems a progressive staying horse. Leith riding this over Intrigue don't know if he had a choice but if he did Leith is a top judge and will be on the better horse.
Next Best
9 Intrigue   F: 761
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Won
Dividends : $8.90 $2.70
Her win was outstanding. Looked average before that win but if she can replicate that win is a top show.
Include in Multis
3 Golden Age   F: 64224
  B(6) W(56)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Ran two nice enough second in the central districts didn't get much luck last start should of been closer to Intrigue and the trip looks ideal.
Longer Odds
12 Let Me Tell Ya   F: 37466
  B(5) W(54)
Nice filly. Form doesn't look good but the run two starts back was good in the Group 3 Lowland pretty average last start. Hoping to see an improvement today.

Remarks

3 year old staying race with plenty of good staying types
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Pam Gerard looking to start her day well

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 8.90
Place1 9 $ 2.70
Place2 10 $ 1.40
Place3 3 $ 2.00
Quinella 9:10 $ 17.70
Trifecta 9:10:3 $ 206.50
First4 9:10:3:1 $ 691.70
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 9, 10, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - SSANGYONG MAIDEN 1200
Time: 1:05 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 Donna Imelda   F: 39X
  B(2) W(55.5)
Won
Dividends : $4.70 $2.00
Showed ability last campaign. Her trial since has been really good. Looks set for a good run to start her prep.
Main Danger
5 Apache Lad   F:
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rowena Smyth )
Will be a talking point with his Apache Cat like markings. Trial was really good showed good gate speed and should run well on that trial.
Next Best
7 Shipshape   F: 72442
  B(1) W(55.5)
Been knocking on the door this campaign. Ran a good second last time behind All Paid Up who is a promising horse looks close to win.
Include in Multis
2 Flying Flame   F: 33656
  B(11) W(57.5)
Good plenty of ability but can’t seem to win. Had no luck this time. Luck today and should be in the money.
Longer Odds
3 Honovi   F: 64
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Improving galloper who I thought went really well last start improvement again and good trifecta hope.

Remarks

Trial form again maybe the key to working out the winner
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Apache Lad looks very much like Apache Cat

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 4.70
Place1 9 $ 2.00
Place2 8 $ 2.00
Place3 12 $ 4.30
Quinella 8:9 $ 11.40
Trifecta 9:8:12 $ 237.50
First4 9:8:12:11 $ 1553.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 5, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - RACINGTHOUGHTS DOT BLOG 1200
Time: 1:40 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Von Trapp   F: 12X
  B(9) W(59)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $1.10
Won his first start very good. Then won his next but was relegated. Trialled up well and be hard to beat on his home track.
Main Danger
1 Wekaforce   F: 48X28
  B(1) W(59)
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Won
Dividends : $4.30 $1.60
Filly who has been in some very nice races. Went huge first up went ok in a tough race last start this is easier.
Next Best
4 Way Above   F: 53312
  B(5) W(58)
 ( T-  Steven Cole )
Consistent galloper who deserved his maiden win. His run last start was good even though the winner won by 5.5 he was still good for second
Include in Multis
7 Choctoc   F: 5X1
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Lance Noble )
Won a trial well before winning her first up run impressively. Can repeat.
Longer Odds
6 Silent Truth   F: 1
  B(8) W(57)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Won well on debut. Got an awkward gate but chance to make it 2 from 2

Remarks

Some promising 3 year olds here
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Richard Collett has taken his time with Von Trapp

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.30
Place1 1 $ 1.60
Place2 2 $ 1.10
Place3 10 $ 3.90
Quinella 1:2 $ 3.30
Trifecta 1:2:10 $ 84.30
First4 1:2:10:5 $ 551.10

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 5 - MAUREEN PARKINSON 1200
Time: 2:15 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
11 Maison Roxanne   F: 2X181
  B(10) W(55.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
James McDonald rates this filly when he rode her three back. Last start was a very good win at Matamata beating Monaco who has gone on since. Looks tough to beat
Main Danger
6 Fancy More   F: 3401X
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Good heaps of ability. Her trial was very good and if she can run 1200 fresh can be very competitive.
Next Best
3 Hammer King   F: 85220
  B(4) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $14.50 $3.70
Didn’t handle the ground last start but form before that was good enough to win this.
Include in Multis
4 Pacific Coast   F: 7515X
  B(3) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Trialled up well enough. Form before spell was good enough to be a factor in your bets today.
Longer Odds
8 Pitch And Switch   F: 64415
  B(2) W(57)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Placed
Dividend : $3.50
Talented mare who was very good winning to back. Three back was behind talented mare Concert Hall. Had a break after 5th at Wellington

Remarks

A good competitive rating 72 1200m here
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Maison Roxanne winning at Matamata

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 14.50
Place1 3 $ 3.70
Place2 8 $ 3.50
Place3 11 $ 1.80
Quinella 3:8 $ 75.00
Trifecta 3:8:11 $ 755.40
First4 3:8:11:10 $ 3963.70
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 6, 8, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - PAPAKURA CLUB OPEN DAY 14TH APRIL MAIDEN
Time: 2:50 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
13 Chapeau   F: 544X2
  B(13) W(56)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Unlucky not to win last start. Bit of a wide gate but if Sam can get her in a nice position with cover I think she win be a good winning chance.
Main Danger
7 La Casa   F:
  B(11) W(58)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Tony Pike first starter with owners who will want to win first up to sell. Trialled up good to suggest he will go close on debut.
Next Best
14 Trip To Freedom   F: 36
  B(9) W(56)
First start was a very good run for third her next start she lead and faded on her run. She will get back today and will be running home late
Include in Multis
2 Hvar   F: 5X54X
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Runs last campaign were good enough to be a trifecta hope in this only trialed fair.
Longer Odds
1 Highland Dancer   F: X6203
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Grant Cooksley )
Was good to run third last start. Could give Grant his first win as a trainer with him riding.

Remarks

More good form with race day form and trial form.
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A smiling Sam Collett

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 17.00
Place1 12 $ 4.40
Place2 13 $ 2.00
Place3 8 $ 8.10
Quinella 12:13 $ 45.40
Trifecta 12:13:8 $ 1172.40
First4 12:13:8:4 $ 17143.10
Treble 1/3/12 $ 1370.20

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R6 (1) Highland Dancer(7) La Casa (13) Chapeau (14) Trip To Freedom
R7 (6) Mercy Hill(7) Poker Face (9) Miss Scandinavia (10) Chill
R8 (1) Alberation(3) Magnify (8) Babiche (10) Western Girl
R9 (1) Mighty Aslan
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 7, 13, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - TUAKAU COSSIE RACING SECTION 1600
Time: 3:27 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 Miss Scandinavia   F: X5251
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Placed
Dividend : $3.70
Won very well last time and while up in class, can back up here
Main Danger
6 Mercy Hill   F: 52731
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Won
Dividends : $6.00 $2.10
Course winner and trained on track. Has last start win at Avondale to support its chances
Next Best
7 Poker Face   F: 132X6
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Winner of 3 races and has performed consistently throughout its career. Will improve from first run back
Include in Multis
10 Chill   F: 9X021
  B(1) W(55.5)
 ( T-  Cody Cole )
Bolted in by 7 lengths last time! Has to be considered on that
Longer Odds
11 En Soie   F: 31381
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Another last start winner and on that performance, could well be in the shake up here

Remarks

Wide open race with several last start or recent winners
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Miss Scandinavia to win here!

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 6.00
Place1 6 $ 2.10
Place2 9 $ 3.70
Place3 1 $ 3.40
Quinella 6:9 $ 36.30
Trifecta 6:9:1 $ 672.50
First4 6:9:1:7 $ 3096.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
6, 7, 9, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - HAUNUI FARM MAIDEN 1600
Time: 4:02 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Western Girl   F: 73333
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Been racing very well unlucky At Ellerslie in a very good field was good behind Hasabro who performed well yesterday.
Main Danger
3 Magnify   F: 90744
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Nigel rates this as one of his best and he has a good team in. Horse that is improving off every start will take some beating.
Next Best
8 Babiche   F: 20342
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Won
Dividends : $7.90 $2.50
Another who keeps improving. Been knocking on the door last three starts and I expect she will be there or there about again.
Include in Multis
11 Crescent   F: 4272
  B(10) W(56)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Well bred filly who has only put in one bad run to date. Will hopefully get a good trip from 10 and will be making ground late.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
1 Alberation   F: X9542
  B(13) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
 ( T-  Steven Cole )
Just beaten last stride last start. Wide gate but a repeat performance sees this gelding close to winning this at good each way money.

Remarks

Very good betting field this
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Yesterday’s Group 1 winning trainers train my top pick

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 7.90
Place1 8 $ 2.50
Place2 10 $ 1.70
Place3 5 $ 8.50
Quinella 8:10 $ 12.90
Trifecta 8:10:5 $ 691.10
First4 8:10:5:17 $ 4446.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 8, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - SPLICE CONSTRUCTION MAIDEN 1600
Time: 4:37 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Mighty Aslan   F: 732
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Made huge ground on Copper Fox who is a very smart galloper. Should get plenty of time down the long Pukekohe straight to win the last.
Main Danger
6 Visconti   F: 0X42
  B(7) W(58)
On pace runner who was good for second at Rotorua had all favours on that occasion and will likely get all favours again today.
Next Best
13 Scomadi   F: 23234
  B(10) W(56)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
A mare who has been knocking on the door for a while now. She will go forward and will take some running down today again.
Include in Multis
7 Poacher   F: 63X03
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Went a good race at Avondale behind Savastep. Needed run first up and now third up will be fit and ready to run well today.
Longer Odds
10 Soda   F: 85383
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $4.20
Made good ground in the same race at Visconti. She been racing well and a horse you must put in your Trifectas and First 4s

Remarks

Our Days Best will hopefully win the last
race-image
Hopefully Sam Spratt can win the last

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 12.40
Place1 5 $ 3.20
Place2 10 $ 4.20
Place3 11 $ 4.60
Quinella 5:10 $ 80.10
Trifecta 5:10:11 $ 2420.10
First4 5:10:11:3 $ 18439.40
Double 8/5 $ 52.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 6, 7, 10, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%