M4: Ruakaka – 11th August 2019

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M4: Ruakaka – 11th August 2019

M04: Ruakaka - 11th Aug, 2019

Start time:12:05 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead6

Overview

Watch out for the locals on their home track

Day's "Best"

R3 (12) Tumbleweed

Best "Each Way"

R7 (2) Magnify

Best "Roughie"

R6 (5) Flashdance

Race 1 - TEE CAFE @ RUAKAKA RACES MAIDEN
Time: 12:05 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Aalaalune   F: 6324X
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
 ( T-  Jacob McKay )
Placed
Dividend : $1.10
Group 1 placed filly returns in a maiden. Back marker over 1000m is the query but she got classed and the trial was nice
Main Danger
4 He's A Gold Digger   F: 69X
  B(8) W(57.5)
Disappointing race day but his trial this prep was outstanding and got his chance to run well here.
Next Best
9 Triple Heart   F:
  B(1) W(55.5)
Nice trial from the ace draw. Capable of running a huge race.
Include in Multis
3 Easyrider   F: 7X03
  B(9) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Nice run last start after a good trial before his first up run. Rogie holds this horse in high regard.
Longer Odds
2 The Buffer   F: 3
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rowena Smyth )
Green on debut for third will take improvement and looks overs in the market

Remarks

Exciting filly Aalaalune makes her return.
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Aalaalune In for bigger things

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 15.20
Place1 1 $ 2.60
Place2 7 $ 1.10
Place3 3 $ 2.00
Quinella 1:7 $ 7.60
Trifecta 1:7:3 $ 129.60
First4 1:7:3:9 $ 694.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - FELL ENGINEERING MAIDEN
Time: 12:40 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Drops Of Jupiter   F: 2
  B(13) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Very good for second on debut. Looks to improve from that and looms a good winning chance.
Main Danger
10 Anjameme   F: 342
  B(4) W(56.5)
Won
Dividends : $3.70 $1.60
All three runs have been excellent in career. First time on firm ground is a question mark but if she handles it looks a bold chance.
Next Best
3 Mannering   F: 44X78
  B(9) W(58.5)
Very good trial prior to first up run. Have been ordinary since but can turn around that form.
Include in Multis
11 Rusalka   F: 3336X
  B(12) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
Showed ability last campaign with some very nice placing. No trials leading into this and if forward enough will go well.
Longer Odds
4 Each Way   F: 40X75
  B(5) W(58.5)
Good run last start and has performed well on Dead ground and at Ruakaka. The value in this.

Remarks

Drops Of Jupiter is Beauty’s Generation half bro
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 3.70
Place1 10 $ 1.60
Place2 2 $ 1.50
Place3 5 $ 7.20
Quinella 2:10 $ 4.40
Trifecta 10:2:5 $ 156.70
First4 10:2:5:4 $ 1551.30
Double 1/10 $ 21.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - HARCOURTS FOR HOSPICE - SAT AUG 31 MAIDEN
Time: 1:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
12 Tumbleweed   F: 365X2
  B(8) W(54)
Won
Dividends : $2.70 $1.40
Comes into this with a good second fresh up behind Annie’s Song. Form as a 2 year old good and with 51kgs looking very hard to beat.
Main Danger
13 Romantic Lady   F: 3
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Good third on debut and the fifth horse won yesterday. Looks talented and will race well.
Next Best
15 Sweet Painted Lady   F: 0X35
  B(10) W(56.5)
Has chosen this race. Good third here two back and wasn’t bad for fifth last start.
Include in Multis
6 Power Of Strength   F: 30904
  B(12) W(56.5)
Form is better than it looks with not much luck in some races and running some very good races. Will run well at double figure odds.
Longer Odds
3 Whatsitallabout   F: 7030X
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chris Dell )
 ( T-  Kim Knight )
Good placing two back. Ran in the Listed race after and if forward enough could be the surprise package.

Remarks

Some promising fillies line up in this
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Best of the day - Tumbleweed

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 2.70
Place1 12 $ 1.40
Place2 13 $ 1.70
Place3 1 $ 4.80
Quinella 12:13 $ 5.70
Trifecta 12:13:1 $ 97.20
First4 12:13:1:14 $ 996.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 6, 12, 13, 15
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - CAMBRIDGE STUD NORTHLAND BREEDERS STAKES SEPT 14
Time: 1:50 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Scarfi   F: 4X116
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Put two together well before struggling over the 1400m. Back to 1200m today and looks hard to beat.
Main Danger
2 Spider   F: 30502
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chris Dell )
 ( T-  Kim Knight )
Much better at Ruakaka last start had a freshen since and can run well in this.
Next Best
3 Magic Of The Sun   F: 10446
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $4.60 $1.90
Running well enough since his win. This is a weaker than recent racing.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
5 Bluetwentytwo   F: 9X100
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Placed
Dividend : $3.90
Won well fresh up then next two starts came on tracks too heavy. Back on top of the ground with a new trainer.

Remarks

Small but some nice horses here
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Scarfi very well placed

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 4.60
Place1 3 $ 1.90
Place2 5 $ 3.90
Quinella 3:5 $ 16.10
Trifecta 3:5:4 $ 118.10
First4 3:5:4:6 $ 365.60

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 5 - LED MEDIA SOLUTIONS
Time: 2:25 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Nothing Trivial   F: 70289
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
Good second here three back out of his grade. Has raced out of his grade since. Back in his grade and looks well placed.
Main Danger
4 Van Blanc   F: X5821
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Won well on testing ground last time. Suited by the distance and has performed well enough on Dead track at this course.
Next Best
2 Zabdi   F: 76341
  B(9) W(59)
Strong win on heavy ground at Taranaki. Never performed on this track surface but in winning form.
Include in Multis
3 Playboy Prince   F: 00075
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
 ( T-  Kaye Taylor )
Form is bad but on his best form can go close and it’s his first time over ground.
Longer Odds
6 Zenntari   F: 56167
  B(3) W(57.5)
Raced ok since his nice win. Should like the ground and a chance at a nice price.

Remarks

First leg of the quaddie
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Nothing Trivial could return back to the winners circle

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 6.00
Place1 11 $ 2.20
Place2 4 $ 1.90
Place3 12 $ 5.10
Quinella 4:11 $ 15.70
Trifecta 11:4:12 $ 580.80
First4 11:4:12:6 $ 3889.00

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (2) Zabdi(3) Playboy Prince (4) Van Blanc (5) Nothing Trivial
R6 (2) Midnite Invasion(4) She's A Smash Hit (5) Flashdance (6) Sepella
R7 (1) All Paid Up(2) Magnify (5) Maduro (11) Shesonfire
R8 (1) Not Usual Heart(3) Viola Vega (5) Badea (7) Tutta La Classe
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES MAIDEN RACE
Time: 3:05 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Good second on debut. Has a good draw today and likely leader.
Main Danger
2 Midnite Invasion   F: 723
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Darren Danis )
Both placings have been on heavy ground but has won a trial on better ground and I expect her to like the track this way. Looks well placed
Next Best
6 Sepella   F: X5827
  B(13) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Never gone a bad race so far in career maybe better suited ridden colder and back on better ground. Wide draw is a concern.
Include in Multis
1 Chapeau   F: 42359
  B(16) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Her form prior to last start was very good and dropping back in grade from her last start. Wide draw is a concern.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
5 Flashdance   F: 8X03
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Much better last start here. Rider dropped stick on that occasion. Looks a nice value bet.

Remarks

Pearl series race and a great bonus for owners
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Sam Weatherley could salute the judge

Results

Race Dividends
Win 17 $ 15.80
Place1 17 $ 4.30
Place2 5 $ 2.00
Place3 4 $ 1.90
Quinella 5:17 $ 53.90
Trifecta 17:5:4 $ 787.80
First4 17:5:4:12 $ 3952.20

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 7 - HIREPOOL
Time: 3:45 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
2 Magnify   F: 46135
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Talented galloper who was very consistent prior to a short spell. Good draw and will finish off well.
Main Danger
1 All Paid Up   F: 144X
  B(3) W(59)
Shaune rates this horse very highly. Won well on debut and runs after were good. Fresh up today without a trial but has ability.
Next Best
11 Shesonfire   F: 1X583
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Very good on decent ground last time and looks well placed here.
Include in Multis
5 Maduro   F: 2460X
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rebecca Scott )
Showed ability last prep and was good trialler prior to today’s fresh up run.
Longer Odds
7 Gorgeous Geisha   F: 6X15
  B(11) W(57)
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Won well fresh up this prep wasn’t bad her next start. Looks the value runner here

Remarks

Best each way in this race
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Leith Innes comes to Ruakaka to ride this horse

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 20.70
Place1 6 $ 4.50
Place2 2 $ 1.90
Place3 11 $ 1.50
Quinella 2:6 $ 52.80
Trifecta 6:2:11 $ 424.80
First4 6:2:11:1 $ 1813.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 5, 7, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - RUAKAKA CHRISTMAS AT THE RACES - DEC 17
Time: 4:19 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Badea   F: 17X93
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Masa Hashizume )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Both runs this prep have been good with a good third in a higher grade. Looks hard to beat in the last.
Main Danger
3 Viola Vega   F: 6X125
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Rowena Smyth )
Won well fresh up then went huge for second next. Nice run on heavy ground since. Back on firm ground on her home track.
Next Best
7 Tutta La Classe   F: X0370
  B(16) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Erin Leighton )
 ( T-  Iain Marks )
Talented filly who has struggled lately but change of trainer and back on firmer ground could make the difference
Include in Multis
1 Not Usual Heart   F: 0X075
  B(2) W(59)
Talented mare who was good in a higher grade last start. Back in grade and could bounce back in form.
Longer Odds
9 Misha's Star   F: 150X8
  B(13) W(57)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
 ( T-  Mark Forbes )
Showed ability last prep and a good run over 1600m wouldn’t surprise.

Remarks

Last race of the day and a hard quaddie today
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Grant Cooksley could train his first winner

Results

Race Dividends
Win 13 $ 10.50
Place1 13 $ 3.20
Place2 5 $ 1.90
Place3 11 $ 4.60
Quinella 5:13 $ 24.80
Trifecta 13:5:11 $ 551.30
First4 13:5:11:8 $ 4207.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%