M4: Te Aroha – 23rd June 2019

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M4: Te Aroha – 23rd June 2019

M4: Te Aroha - 23rd Jun, 2019

Start time:11:21 am
Weather:Overcast
Track:Heavy11

Overview

Jumps day at Te Aroha. Always a good watch

Day's "Best"

R10 (2) Zamax

Best "Each Way"

R7 (2) Call Me Bob

Best "Roughie"

R2 (5) Clapathunda

Race 1 - PIAKO MISTUBISHI MAIDEN HURDLE
Time: 11:21 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Gobstopper   F: X0429
  B(3) W(68)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Won
Dividends : $1.70 $1.20
Lot of talk for how good this guy is as a jumper. Very good flat horse winning of NZ Cup and was good winning jumping trial.
Main Danger
3 Assign   F: 08X70
  B(10) W(68)
 ( J-  Mathew Gillies )
Another who is well performed on the flat. If he is half as a good as Gallante who was brought from the same sale will go close. Has won a trial.
Next Best
8 Pythagoras   F: 0X000
  B(9) W(68)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Won a jumping trial and Aaron Kuru sticks with him after that.
Include in Multis
11 Summer Warrior   F: 06X00
  B(7) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
 ( T-  Dean Wiles )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Trialed up very well coming into this and Shaun Phelan who ride him in that trial sticks today.
Longer Odds
6 Moose   F: 50X90
  B(4) W(68)
 ( J-  Hamish McNeill )
 ( T-  K & G Opie )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Keith Opie said on trackside he has good jumping ability. Well performed at a jumping trial.

Remarks

Very interesting race to start the day
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Gobstopper could be the horse to follow for the jumping season

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 1.70
Place1 4 $ 1.20
Place2 11 $ 3.00
Place3 6 $ 3.00
Quinella 4:11 $ 10.00
Trifecta 4:11:6 $ 107.10
First4 4:11:6:1 $ 671.80
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 2 - PIAKO RURAL SERVICES OPEN HURDLE
Time: 11:51 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Wilijonmcbride   F: 25419
  B(8) W(66.5)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Won well at Te Rapa two back. Winner of 2 hurdles. Didn’t go his best in the Waikato Hurdles but can win.
Main Danger
4 Hesalljazz   F: X8285
  B(3) W(66)
 ( J-  Stuart Higgins )
Been going well enough this campaign without winning good first hurdle start this campaign when going to a big lead. Good in a good race at Ellerslie last start.
Next Best
7 Borninasandpit   F: 513X0
  B(4) W(65)
 ( J-  Mathew Gillies )
Won
Dividends : $3.40 $1.30
Had a run on the flat. Plenty of word around. Went a good jumping trial.
Include in Multis
6 Arite Guru   F: 67841
  B(5) W(65)
 ( J-  Toni Moki )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Won last start well. Capable of going back to back.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
5 Clapathunda   F: X098P
  B(2) W(65.5)
 ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
Placed
Dividend : $3.40
Shelley has plenty of time for this jumper. Needed resuming run and the winner of 2 hurdles. Could be the value here.

Remarks

Good open hurdle race
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Wilijonmcbride gets top pick

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 3.40
Place1 7 $ 1.30
Place2 6 $ 1.90
Place3 5 $ 3.40
Quinella 6:7 $ 9.70
Trifecta 7:6:5 $ 122.00
First4 7:6:5:4 $ 416.60
Double 4+/7+ $ 7.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - FLAIR AMATEUR RIDERS 2200
Time: 12:21 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Our Craftsman   F: 00741
  B(9) W(68.5)
 ( J-  Scott Wenn )
 ( T-  K & G Opie )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Got one of the better jockeys on. Won very well at Te Teko and can go back to back
Main Danger
1 Lambrusco   F: 1X005
  B(3) W(70)
 ( J-  Harley Cushing )
Capable on his day. Step back in class from last start and looking like he is closing to a win.
Next Best
7 Ave Maria   F: 8X316
  B(10) W(67)
 ( J-  Luke Myers )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Luke Myers having a good season. Didn’t go bad for him last start. Could go close here.
Include in Multis
10 Seemax   F: 55431
  B(11) W(66.5)
 ( J-  Dale Bussey )
Won very well last start. Will be running home late.
Longer Odds
5 In A Minute   F: 35X30
  B(2) W(67.5)
 ( J-  Clinton Isdale )
Good resuming run. Struggled his next at Te Rapa. But forgive that. Can go well at odds

Remarks

Amateur riders get their chance here
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Luke Myers having a great season

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 7.50
Place1 9 $ 2.60
Place2 3 $ 1.50
Place3 7 $ 2.20
Quinella 3:9 $ 12.40
Trifecta 9:3:7 $ 195.10
First4 9:3:7:10 $ 1178.60
Treble 4+/7+/9 $ 147.60

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%

Race 4 - STANISHSIGNS & GRAPHICS 2200
Time: 12:56 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Twin Spinner   F: X2062
  B(3) W(58.5)
Been racing well. Good second last start. Good chance to go one better.
Main Danger
12 Come Dance With Me   F: 68063
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Good run two back even better next. Can go close in this.
Next Best
4 Kipling   F: 6X784
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( T-  John Mason )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Made good ground at Te Teko. Will be making good ground again today.
Include in Multis
13 A Sizzling Girl   F: 764
  B(9) W(56.5)
Well backed at Waipa last week. Didn’t go the worst of races. Can go well here.
Longer Odds
2 Burdocvelvetprince   F: X3903
  B(10) W(58.5)
Good run fresh up. Went a good race last start. Well placed here.

Remarks

First flat run of the day
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Jonathan Riddell sticks with this race

Results

Race Dividends
Win 14 $ 6.60
Place1 14 $ 2.40
Place2 4 $ 3.00
Place3 9 $ 5.60
Quinella 4:14 $ 33.20
Trifecta 14:4:9 $ 1008.30
First4 - $ 0.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - THE SPRAY RIG MAIDEN STEEPLECHASE
Time: 1:31 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Bay Rocker   F: 31X04
  B(5) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
Talented hurdler and been told even better in the bigger fences. Looks a top chance to win this.
Main Danger
5 Georgethefifth   F: X9043
  B(3) W(68)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Has been good over the hurdles. Very good winning steeplechase trial.
Next Best
6 Henry Tudor   F: X450P
  B(2) W(68)
Won
Dividends : $6.20 $1.50
Has shown good hurdling ability. Pulled up in a good hurdle race at Ellerslie no reason why he cannot transfer hurdle to steeplechase.
Include in Multis
4 Epae Road   F: 000X0
  B(8) W(68)
 ( J-  Nick Downs )
 ( T-  John Bell )
John Bell doesn’t usually try them over jumps without ability and went a good second at the trials to prepare for this.
Longer Odds
1 Istimagic   F: 6408X
  B(4) W(68)
Has had 17 starts without winning one but a horse you cannot leave out on your ticket.

Remarks

First steeplechase of the day
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Bay Rocker the one to beat

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 6.20
Place1 6 $ 1.50
Place2 5 $ 1.50
Place3 9 $ 5.70
Quinella 5:6 $ 11.40
Trifecta 6:5:9 $ 309.50
First4 6:5:9:4 $ 5494.20
Quaddie 7+/9/14/6 $ 3125.20

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 6 - KNOTTINGLY FARM OPEN STEEPLECHASE
Time: 2:06 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 The Arabian Duke   F: 75246
  B(7) W(66.5)
 ( J-  Gary Walsh )
Top jumper. Been going well this campaign. Looks well placed and peaking for this. One to beat.
Main Danger
4 Magic Wonder   F: 68559
  B(6) W(65)
 ( J-  Mathew Gillies )
 ( T-  Jo Rathbone )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Has been going well in tough steeplechase races. Another who looks well placed here.
Next Best
1 Thenamesbond   F: X0L70
  B(4) W(69)
Always performs well at Te Aroha. The sort of race he can go close here. Hasn’t be at his best this season but can in this.
Include in Multis
9 Storming The Tower   F: 87032
  B(8) W(65)
 ( J-  Nick Downs )
 ( T-  John Bell )
Both steeplechase races this prep have been good. Can go well in this.
Longer Odds
7 Just Got Home   F: 2X078
  B(2) W(65)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Has struggled this season but on his best form can go well here.

Remarks

Top steeplechase race
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The Arabian Duke looks one of the better chances

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 10.50
Place1 5 $ 2.80
Place2 7 $ 2.50
Place3 4 $ 2.20
Quinella 5:7 $ 49.40
Trifecta 5:7:4 $ 604.80
First4 5:7:4:6 $ 2524.80
Double 6/5 $ 116.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - STALLION SERVICES SCHEME 1200
Time: 2:41 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
2 Call Me Bob   F: 320X4
  B(7) W(59.5)
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Very good enough fresh up. Will love the track and distance. Fitter for first start and looks hard to beat.
Main Danger
9 She's A Goddess   F: 10210
  B(5) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
Unsure on very heavy ground but will lead. With 4kg off her back and an uncontested lead can be hard to past.
Next Best
8 Colorado Bay   F: 9X753
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Will likely go forward. Very good his last start nearing peaking fitness. Should go well.
Include in Multis
3 Inca Warrior   F: 436X0
  B(2) W(59)
 ( T-  Steven Cole )
Won
Dividends : $8.00 $2.80
Wide the trip first up and effort told. Loves Te Aroha never out the money. Seems to have come up well this prep and likely to be in the money today.
Longer Odds
1 Bransome   F: 0135X
  B(11) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
 ( T-  Frank Neill )
Talented heavy track galloper. Who I thought trialled up well enough to go close fresh up

Remarks

First leg of the quaddie
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Call Me Bob will be suited by the strong tempo up front

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 8.00
Place1 3 $ 2.80
Place2 12 $ 2.20
Place3 5 $ 3.00
Quinella 3:12 $ 33.10
Trifecta 3:12:5 $ 383.10
First4 3:12:5:7 $ 2442.50

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R7 (1) Bransome(2) Call Me Bob (3) Inca Warrior (8) Colorado Bay (9) She's A Goddess
R8 (1) Dalmar(2) Answer Back (4) Plushenko (9) Victoria (13) Missandei
R9 (1) Dr Hank(4) Glendalough (5) Cherry Lane
R10 (2) Zamax
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - TRAVEL ADVOCATES MAIDEN
Time: 3:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Dalmar   F: 2X882
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Eilish McCall )
 ( T-  Simon Rees )
Won
Dividends : $4.50 $1.80
Went very well last start at Te Rapa. Will like the track and looks well placed to go one better.
Main Danger
9 Victoria   F: 68X26
  B(9) W(56.5)
Good run two back on a slow track. Good run again at Ruakaka and will be better suited by the heavy track.
Next Best
2 Answer Back   F: X023X
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Tegan Newman )
Showed plenty of heavy track ability last prep. If he is fit enough will be finishing off well.
Include in Multis
13 Missandei   F:
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Comes from a top stable and her trial win was good enough.
Longer Odds
4 Plushenko   F: 84X04
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( T-  G & T Shaw )
Got home very well at Counties when jumping very slow and is well suited to the heavy track conditions. Will need to jump cleaner to win this.

Remarks

Good competitive maiden field
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Eilish McCall’s 4kg claim will help today

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.50
Place1 1 $ 1.80
Place2 5 $ 5.50
Place3 11 $ 3.80
Quinella 1:5 $ 57.50
Trifecta 1:5:11 $ 985.70
First4 - $ 0.00
Double 3/1 $ 35.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 9, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - BULLSEYE DIRECT 1600
Time: 3:48 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Glendalough   F: 3X235
  B(9) W(58)
Got stuck in the slower part of the track at Ellerslie. Form prior very good can go close here.
Main Danger
1 Dr Hank   F: 29X73
  B(11) W(59)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Needed first up run. Very good at Ellerslie. Looks well placed to go close here.
Next Best
5 Cherry Lane   F: 00X14
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rowena Smyth )
Won
Dividends : $7.40 $2.70
Very good winner two back and bounced back with a solid 4th. Looks capable of going close here.
Include in Multis
9 Dam Reliable   F: 13637
  B(1) W(57)
Very solid prep. Unlucky when 6th and 7th. Should handle the track and can go well here.
Longer Odds
12 Van Diamond   F: X4679
  B(10) W(57)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $3.50
Form better than it looks. Been running home every start. Could be the value here.

Remarks

Hard leg of the quaddie
race-image
Michael Coleman rides here on a Sunday must take notice

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 7.40
Place1 5 $ 2.70
Place2 12 $ 3.50
Place3 1 $ 1.90
Quinella 5:12 $ 44.70
Trifecta 5:12:1 $ 661.90
First4 5:12:1:2 $ 8967.00
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 9, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 10 - PIAKO RURAL SERVICES MAIDEN
Time: 4:18 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
2 Zamax   F: 63
  B(14) W(58.5)
Won
Dividends : $2.10 $1.30
Trialled up well before debut. Has been good both starts and looks very hard to beat today. Only greenest beats hims
Main Danger
6 Maestro Blu   F: 058X6
  B(12) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Simon Rees )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Went pretty well at Te Rapa will like the heavy track and should run wel.
Next Best
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Holly Andrew )
Stable was very happy with his first trial will improve with the outing and can go well.
Include in Multis
5 Five Princes   F: 86X05
  B(7) W(58.5)
Good run last start against Zamax. Will be worth having on your ticket in a field that last depth.
Longer Odds
12 O'Becky   F: 85
  B(13) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Good improvers run at Counties. Can figure in the finish.

Remarks

Best bet comes in the last
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Opie away on holiday but he will cheer home a horse he has shares in Zamax

Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 2.10
Place1 2 $ 1.30
Place2 6 $ 3.00
Place3 7 $ 11.40
Quinella 2:6 $ 12.10
Trifecta 2:6:7 $ 460.60
First4 2:6:7:9 $ 5692.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 6, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%