M4: WAIROA – February 21 2019

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M4: WAIROA – February 21 2019

M4: Wairoa - 21st Feb, 2019

Start time:1:02 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Good3

Overview

Day one of two in this very isolated part of this country. It will be an emotional scene if Overtheriver wins the main race. His owner died last weekend

Day's "Best"

R6 (2) Masu

Best "Each Way"

R5 (7) Wide Awake

Best "Roughie"

R8 (7) Prodigal Son

Race 1 - WAIROA STUD BREEDERS MAIDEN 1200
Time: 1:02 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Meryace   F: 25X4
  B(5) W(58)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Indicative Odds: $5.00
Rogerson might be pondering three races in a week. Finished well Gisborne. Apprentice gone today
Main Danger
9 Belle South   F: 04563
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Glynn Brick )
Indicative Odds: $11.00
Well beaten 3rd Gisborne but was running home hard
Next Best
3 San Siro   F: 8P78X
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $6.50
Another trials win, another fresh prep. Needs to harden up and stop leaving ability on training track
Include in Multis
7 Pokuru's Gift   F: 5
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Indicative Odds: $3.60
Te Akau will be ramping up the education after skittery debut, climaxed by the jock dropping the whip
Longer Odds
11 One Way Street   F: 800X6
  B(10) W(56.5)
Indicative Odds: $15.00
.Loomed large Gisborne but lack of recent racing told in end

Remarks

Gear changes: Tinder Hit: Blinkers on
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Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 6, 7, 9, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - PADDY KENNEDY MEMORIAL
Time: 1:37 | Distance: 1300m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Griffin   F: 79X12
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Indicative Odds: $3.00
Gingernuts' bro looks well tuned up to take this out. Showing greater maturity this prep
Main Danger
1 Comeback   F: 02634
  B(4) W(59.5)
Indicative Odds: $4.00
Three winners in four days for the apprentice? Why not
Next Best
4 Virtuoso Lad   F: 30451
  B(1) W(57.5)
Indicative Odds: $5.00
Coming off commanding win at Hastings
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
Insufficient Runners

Remarks

Rogerson has propped up this race. Must get a cheque
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Results

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 3 - SUNSET POINT BAR & BISTRO 1200
Time: 2:12 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Miss Scandinavia   F: 1232X
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Indicative Odds: $3.70
Unplaced 2 trials but she will ready to go. Won Riccarton fresh-up last prep.
Main Danger
1 Mediterranean Star   F: 28X21
  B(3) W(59)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $3.30
Maiden win was overdue. Back-up win on the cards
Next Best
3 La Roccetta   F: 44143
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( T-  G & T Shaw )
Indicative Odds: $4.40
One thing's for certain - she won't cost a dime to come to the P Bay-Wairoa circuit, such is her record here.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
6 Confessional   F: X4080
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Indicative Odds: $19.00
Won this meet last year. Not in great nick but that goes for most of Rogerson's team at this meet.

Remarks

Te Akau says about Miss Scandinavia: Two quiet trials have her ready to resume in the $10,000 Rating 65 1200 metres and with weight relief to 54kgs she rates a top three chance from barrier two.
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Results

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 4 - KENILWORTH PLUMBING MAIDEN 1900
Time: 2:47 | Distance: 1900m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
14 Louboutin   F: 72293
  B(2) W(56)
 ( T-  John Bary )
Indicative Odds: $4.60
Had to work for lead from barrier last start. Fought hard when headed. Dam won a Thorndon. She can do this.
Main Danger
8 Hey Happy   F: 24
  B(10) W(58)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $3.90
Distance looks just about right now. Been coming up short over mile.
Next Best
7 Trumpet   F: 022
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $2.60
Ice cream lover in the ownership? Beaten head by one last start who has gone on to win again.
Include in Multis
2 Uncle Bro   F: 5X642
  B(6) W(58.5)
Indicative Odds: $7.50
Adding blinkers a masterstroke. Raised game since trainer made the change.
Longer Odds
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sarah MacNab )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $35.00
5yo first starter with Myers. Dam won half a mil.

Remarks

Gear changes: Princeville: Blinkers off
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Bary

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 7, 8, 12, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - WAIROA BUSINESS SUPPORTERS CUP TRIAL
Time: 3:22 | Distance: 1900m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
7 Wide Awake   F: 142X5
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Indicative Odds: $4.50
Young jock got into a right old tangle Gisborne. Te Akau gives chance at redemption
Main Danger
1 Overtheriver   F: 33116
  B(6) W(62.5)
 ( J-  Sam O'Malley )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $4.20
Win will be an emotional one. Owner died a week back.
Next Best
6 Hunta Pence   F: 75257
  B(1) W(54)
Indicative Odds: $4.50
At 6 a youngster compared with most of foes. Beat all but Glory Days in Wanganui Cup this summer.
Include in Multis
2 Flag The Groom   F: 52648
  B(2) W(55)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
Myers inherited from South. Still working him out after just one start
Longer Odds
3 Francis Drake   F: 023X0
  B(3) W(54)
Indicative Odds: $13.00
Blew off the cobwebs Gisborne. Combo include today

Remarks

Stipe Comment: HUNTA PENCE - Blundered leaving the barriers then being further hampered
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Wide Awake

Results

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (1) Overtheriver(6) Hunta Pence (7) Wide Awake
R6 (2) Masu(4) Terra Firma (5) Iffraajinator
R7 (2) Che Guevara(3) Flying Trapeze (7) Senor Moss (14) Forrest Red
R8 (1) Lord High Spirit(3) Lala Land (5) Powerball (9) Quick Choice
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - RUSSELL ROADS 1900
Time: 3:59 | Distance: 1900m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
2 Masu   F: 52233
  B(2) W(59)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $2.80
Will contest Wairoa Cup Sunday if all goes well here. Can't see why it shouldn't
Main Danger
4 Terra Firma   F: 75323
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Indicative Odds: $3.80
Professional placegetter raced by Vela. He's had a fair few of those
Next Best
5 Iffraajinator   F: 97274
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Anna Jones )
Indicative Odds: $11.00
Suffered slight injury Trentham carnival defeat, then ran into brick wall Gisborne. Just needs an ounce of luck
Include in Multis
8 En Suite   F: 20634
  B(5) W(55)
 ( J-  Sarah MacNab )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $4.60
Has had her down periods but pretty dependable these days.
Longer Odds
7 Prior Engagement   F: 30009
  B(11) W(55.5)
Indicative Odds: $16.00
Expect improvement on Gisborne with Parkes booked.

Remarks

Gear changes: Prior Engagement: Blinkers on
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Marsh

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - K9 PETFOODS MAIDEN 1400
Time: 4:37 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Che Guevara   F: 4
  B(5) W(58.5)
Indicative Odds: $7.00
Been trying to get this horse to races for 2 years. Very gallant at Gisborne.
Main Danger
7 Senor Moss   F: 03993
  B(6) W(58)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Indicative Odds: $6.00
Swamped when looking a winner at Gisborne. Drop of rain would help
Next Best
3 Flying Trapeze   F: X26L7
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Indicative Odds: $6.00
Even Graham Richardson is joining the two-day party/16 starts and still a maiden doesn't make you want to rush to the tote
Include in Multis
14 Forrest Red   F: 8X975
  B(8) W(56)
Indicative Odds: $14.00
Raced well at Gisborne for new apprentice, whose confidence must be sky high after two wins and a second there.
Longer Odds
10 My Hugo   F: 7
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Sam O'Malley )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $14.00
Dropped out early from tricky draw Gisborne. Improved 600 on but the leader was going too well

Remarks

Gear changes: Russian Roulette: Blinkers off
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Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 7, 10, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - VISTA MOTOR LODGE 1400
Time: 5:12 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Lord High Spirit   F: 700X3
  B(7) W(60)
 ( J-  Craig Grylls )
Indicative Odds: $3.40
Te Akau reports trackwork has been outstanding. Raced well in NSW but never settled in Hong Kong
Main Danger
5 Powerball   F: 05682
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Sarah MacNab )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $6.50
Terrific run Gisborne. Looked winner 200 out
Next Best
9 Quick Choice   F: 17X63
  B(5) W(56)
 ( T-  John Bary )
Indicative Odds: $4.60
Quickly getting up to speed after a year off.
Include in Multis
3 Lala Land   F: 9X354
  B(2) W(58.5)
Indicative Odds: $3.40
Couldn't get the gap when running home stoutly Gisborne
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
7 Prodigal Son   F: 420X6
  B(4) W(57)
Indicative Odds: $10.00
Fair run at Gisborne. Rogerson will win with a roughie somewhere

Remarks

Te Akau on Lord High Spirit: Stakes placed in the Sunshine Coast Guineas (Gr. 3, 1600m) before an unsuccessful stint in Hong Kong, he appears to be enjoying the training environment and rates an each way chance despite carrying top weight (60kgs) in the $10,000 Rating 65 1400 metres.
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Results

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%