M4: WAVERLEY – 18 AUGUST 2018

Selections for: New Zealand Racing

Our selections for the M4: WAVERLEY – 18 AUGUST 2018 are below: Good Luck! Back to Performance page

M4: WAVERLEY – 18 AUGUST 2018

M04: Waverley Races - 18th Aug, 2018

Start time:1:03 pm
Weather:SHOWERY
Track:HEAVY11

Overview

Auckland Cup winner Ladies First is the star attraction here today. Her battle with Scapolo and Dolcetto takes pride of place.

Day's "Best"

R4 (7) Sea Star

Best "Each Way"

R2 (7) Miss Lizzie

Best "Roughie"

R7 (4) Flagdown

Race 1 - NZ FARMER LIVESTOCK CHRIS HEY RATING 82
Time: 1:03 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $30000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

  View Full Field
Top Pick
Brown, light blue sleeves, brown armbands & cap
2 Sylvester   F: 13521
  B(5) W(58.5)
Gunned down Hamiltonian when last raced 6 weeks ago. Takes 2 off Trisha Lea with claiming
Main Danger
Orange, dark green knight (b&f) & armbands, orange cap
1 Trisha Lea   F: 11222
  B(1) W(59.5)
One of the finds of the CD winter. In danger here, though, with concession of weight to rest
Next Best
Black, light green maltese cross, buttercup arm bands & cap
4 Hamiltonian   F: 36252
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Honest old battler. Heavier the better
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
Emerald green, purple band, light blue sleeves & emerald green cap
5 Guy Fox   F: 46414
  B(3) W(54)
Won
Dividends : $8.90 $3.80
Back to the flat after only one start on National Week. Still learning the jumps craft.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: HAMILTONIAN - Slow away
race-image
O'Bierne

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 8.90
Place1 5 $ 3.80
Place2 4 $ 2.20
Quinella 4,5 $ 25.20
Trifecta 5:4:3 $ 186.10
First4 5:4:3:1 $ 445.40

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 2 - POWERWORX RATING 65
Time: 1:41 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

  View Full Field
Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
Tangerine, steel grey braces & cap
7 Miss Lizzie   F: 23235
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
Placed
Dividend : $2.40
Been good scrapper this winter. Outbobbed here in June by one running in today's feature.
Main Danger
Light green & white stripes, red sleeves, light green arm bands, red cap
6 Hartley   F: 0273X
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Won
Dividends : $5.20 $1.90
First-up for while. Won fresh-up last summer. Ability in wet a mystery but mum didn't mind the aqua.
Next Best
Emerald green, purple band, light blue sleeves & emerald green cap
3 Middagurd   F: 14X33
  B(5) W(59.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Refused to settle early Riccarton raid. Looked likely 200 out but swamped. Rosie Myers replaced by apprentice.
Include in Multis
Purple, brown band, purple cap
2 Kotahi   F: 8X124
  B(6) W(59.5)
Out of super winter mare (Sacha, won 14 and $330,000). Still maturing, watch next winter.
Longer Odds
White, royal blue chevron, royal blue, orange & white striped sleeves & quartered cap
5 Thatz Louie   F: 03014
  B(11) W(59)
Good form comes and goes but could be hard to catch in current mood. Goes best Waverley

Remarks

Stipe Comment: MIDDAGURD - Over raced when being restrained approaching 1200m getting its head up for a distance
race-image
Bradley

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 5.20
Place1 6 $ 1.90
Place2 3 $ 1.60
Place3 7 $ 2.40
Quinella 3,6 $ 10.50
Trifecta 6:3:7 $ 116.00
First4 6:3:7:11 $ 1576.30
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - CHINA NATIONAL RATING 72
Time: 2:16 | Distance: 1650m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

  View Full Field
Top Pick
Emerald green, white diamond stripe on sleeves, emerald green cap
7 Dark Princess   F: 26217
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $1.50
Narrowly beaten only start here. Had a freshen up, runs well fresh. Tote price getting hammered
Main Danger
Gold, navy blue cap
10 The Heiress   F: 48311
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Languished in maidens, but has now put together two wins in emphatic fashion. Another success story for the Baker barn
Next Best
Dark green, yellow stylised logo (b&f) & quartered cap
6 Keep It Savvy   F: X3501
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Possibly Johnson's best ride of day. Blinkers worked a treat last time
Include in Multis
White, emerald green shamrock (b&f) & white cap
8 Wonderful Barbie   F: 55112
  B(1) W(56)
 ( J-  Jordan Nason )
Drew 12 but won well the last time raced here. Conditions similar again.
Longer Odds
Black, yellow band, yellow arm band & arm band, black cap with yellow lightning bolts
3 Nitro Ted   F: 85863
  B(7) W(59)
Heavyweight jock tried in vain to make weight. Huge last start

Remarks

Stipe Comment: NITRO TED - Slow away. Tightened and checked approaching the 600 metres.
race-image
Lynds

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 4.20
Place1 7 $ 1.50
Place2 1 $ 2.10
Place3 10 $ 1.80
Quinella 1,7 $ 11.50
Trifecta 7:1:10 $ 68.10
First4 7:1:10:8 $ 310.80
Double 6/7 $ 19.00
DBL conc 6/1 $ 12.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 6, 7, 8, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - FOMS RATING 72
Time: 2:51 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $25000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

  View Full Field
Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
Black, red sleeves, gold band, armbands & cap
7 Sea Star   F: X2214
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Heavy track specialist but copped worst of it last start. Drawn wider to get easier run today.
Main Danger
Black, silver circle with reversed K conjoined R inside (b&f), chequered sleeves & cap
4 Just You   F: 63231
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Career reborn. Worked in fine fashion Thursday. Magic Johnson retains mount
Next Best
Oxford blue, yellow stars (b&f), black & oxford blue hooped sleeves, oxford blue cap with yellow horseshoes
3 Choice Attitude   F: 9421X
  B(1) W(58.5)
Attitude impressed last prep. Only a bog can stop him placing in this
Include in Multis
Navy blue, pink spots & cap
8 Glory Days   F: 63724
  B(6) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Won
Dividends : $3.90 $1.80
Local kicks off again. Prefer no worse than slow. Went on to win Hastings spring carnival last year
Longer Odds
Black, white sleeves, red cap
2 Batabullet   F: 100X4
  B(2) W(59)
 ( J-  Dylan Turner )
Threatened before condition gave out fresh-up. Seen this horse win in a blizzard

Remarks

Stipe Comment: BROTHER ONE - Lay in under pressure final straight
race-image

Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 3.90
Place1 8 $ 1.80
Place2 4 $ 1.90
Place3 7 $ 1.60
Quinella 4,8 $ 12.30
Trifecta 8:4:7 $ 66.60
First4 8:4:7:5 $ 453.40
Treble 6/7/8 $ 112.30
Quaddie 5/6/7/8 $ 2369.70
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R4 (2) Batabullet(4) Just You (7) Sea Star (8) Glory Days
R5 (2) Dolcetto(3) Ladies First (9) Hello M'Lady
R6 (1) Durham(2) Locharburn (4) That's Funny
R7 (1) Lambrusco(2) He's Unforgettable (10) Diehard
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - DERRYN@GRANGEWILLIAM OPN HCP
Time: 3:24 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $35000

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

  View Full Field
Top Pick
Brown, light blue armbands & cap
2 Dolcetto   F: 41X42
  B(5) W(60.5)
Apprentice took 2 years to win a race, now he's on the probable favourite in the day's feature. Deserved another go after beating all but Rosewood at Awapuni. Traighter's light winter programme looks like paying off.
Main Danger
Jade, silver fernleaf, silver sleeves, jade diamond armbands, silver & jade diamond cap
9 Hello M'Lady   F: X80X1
  B(4) W(54)
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Chased stakes win before winning a maiden. Trainer lowered bar and maiden and special cond. wins came back to back. Carrying just 52kgs today.
Next Best
Red, white band, white sleeves, red & white hooped cap
3 Ladies First   F: 1211X
  B(7) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
The road to the Melbourne Cup starts here. Does take a start to get cracking again.
Include in Multis
Black, white & black circled mountain, chequered sleeves & cap
7 Darci Mac   F: 34735
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Could do with a class drop but Johnson is worth a length or two to him
Longer Odds
Lime green, black stars (body & sleeves), lime green & black quartered cap
10 Ram Sam Sam   F: 34013
  B(1) W(54)
Won
Dividends : $15.50 $3.80
Racing well out of comfort zone but if shiney course stats count for something he'll be in the finish somewhere

Remarks

Gear changes: Ladies First: Blinkers off
race-image
Dolcetto

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 15.50
Place1 10 $ 3.80
Place2 9 $ 1.80
Place3 4 $ 2.90
Quinella 9,10 $ 34.70
Trifecta 10:9:4 $ 797.90
First4 10:9:4:2 $ 2676.90
Double 8/10 $ 41.30
DBL conc 8/9 $ 5.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 7, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - SUMMIT HAULAGE RATING 65
Time: 3:59 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

  View Full Field
Top Pick
Light green & white stripes, red sleeves, light green arm bands, red cap
1 Durham   F: 6X723
  B(7) W(59)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
Won
Dividends : $4.10 $1.80
Good effort for third last start after being caught asleep at the gates. Looks to have the measure of lightweight bunch
Main Danger
Cerise, white sash, striped sleeves, cerise cap with white pompom
4 That's Funny   F: 03795
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Been cursed by slow starts of late. Got the jock to get her up and running
Next Best
Gold, navy blue cap
2 Locharburn   F: 415
  B(11) W(59)
Myers using a claim after failing to see out trip carrying 59kgs last start.
Include in Multis
Lime green, black sleeves & cap
3 Destiny One   F: 61701
  B(9) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $3.80
What a difference new trainer has made to this mare. Not a big stable galloper obviously
Longer Odds
Navy blue, gold stars (b&f), emerald green armbands, navy blue & gold quartered cap
11 Do Ya   F: 39826
  B(4) W(55)
Has tendency to sneak up on more fancied foes. Another surprise attack on cards today.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: THATS FUNNY - Slow away.
race-image

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.10
Place1 1 $ 1.80
Place2 8 $ 4.30
Place3 3 $ 3.80
Quinella 1,8 $ 28.70
Trifecta 1:8:3 $ 533.20
First4 1:8:3:4 $ 2412.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - MITAVITE RATING 65
Time: 4:34 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $22500

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

  View Full Field
Top Pick
White, red diamonds & sleeves, white cap
2 He's Unforgettable   F: X5134
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Jordan Nason )
Roger James doesn't trek to Waverley too often. Looks to have this promising stayer well placed.
Main Danger
Teal blue, white stylised logo (b&f), teal blue sleeves & cap
10 Diehard   F: X5768
  B(3) W(57)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Half to Dundeel but that's where the resemblance ends. In top nick this time last year but struggled since emerging from maidens. Baker turned to Allpress to stop the bleeding
Next Best
Purple & silver chequers, silver sleeves with purple cuffs, silver cap with purple seams
1 Lambrusco   F: 21582
  B(6) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Showed rivals no mercy in May, but remains in R65s. Has ability but under-achieving. Tongue tie made difference last start
Include in Multis
Emerald green, red sash & armbands
3 Hurry Cane   F: 281
  B(9) W(59)
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
First win at 6. Riccarton one day, Waverley the next. Was also nommed for Wanganui Sunday.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
Black & crimson quarters, crimson sleeves & quartered cap
4 Flagdown   F: 48134
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Dylan Turner )
Placed
Dividend : $3.00
Heavyweight jockey just makes the weight. The ride on this southern bred stayer looks worth pursuing

Remarks

FINAL TRACKWORK: DIEHARD did well from the 1200 in 1:22.2, the last 600 in 40.
race-image
James

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 8.00
Place1 11 $ 2.50
Place2 4 $ 3.00
Place3 3 $ 2.80
Place6 3,6,7/1,7,10/4,7,8/4,9,10/1,3, $ 174.30
Quinella 4,11 $ 43.60
Trifecta 11:4:3 $ 581.00
First4 11:4:3:10 $ 3328.30
Double 1/11 $ 23.40
DBL conc 1/4 $ 15.90
Treble 10/1/11 $ 1196.20
Quaddie 8/10/1/11 $ 4174.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%