M4: Waverley – 29th August 2019

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M4: Waverley – 29th August 2019

M4: Waverley - 29th Aug, 2019

Start time:12:12 pm
Weather:Overcast
Track:Slow8

Overview

Handy 8 race card with some very good galloping featuring in race 5.

Day's "Best"

R5 (1) Herengawe

Best "Each Way"

R4 (9) Nubian Smile

Best "Roughie"

R6 (2) Rio Star

Race 1 - CHRIS HAY FARMING LTD MAIDEN 2200
Time: 12:12 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Password   F: 5X4
  B(13) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Unlucky not to win on debut. Good run at Riccarton and looks a good each way chance in this.
Main Danger
9 Relda   F: 74245
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Sylvia Kay )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Excited to see this mare over ground. Been good over the mile and will improve from her last start.
Next Best
1 Derecho   F: 23742
  B(6) W(58.5)
Just beaten last start over ground. Racing well and fit. The maiden win isn’t far away.
Include in Multis
2 Kion   F: 7523P
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
2 Pulled up in hurdle start but prior form on the flat very good. Got too far back two starts back and back to flat racing will improve this horse's chances.
Longer Odds
6 Mataro   F: 055X
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Bridie Ansell )
 ( T-  Sylvia Kay )
Fresh up is an concern but last preps racing was good enough and have done enough work to surprise here.

Remarks

Competitive race to start the day
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Harvey Wilson’s team is in great form and Password can continue the form

Results

Race Dividends
Win 15 $ 11.20
Place1 15 $ 3.30
Place2 9 $ 1.80
Place3 14 $ 5.20
Quinella 9:15 $ 25.50
Trifecta 15:9:14 $ 1060.50
First4 - $ 0.00
Double 15/1+ $ 23.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - ULTRA SCAN MAIDEN 1100
Time: 12:47 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Crowning Star   F:
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Very good winning trial. Well bred filly who looks to have a good amount of ability and Johno has reported that the distance is the only concern.
Main Danger
3 Meritorious   F: 45X
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
Both runs to the races have been good and her latest trial to prepare has been good. Expect a big run.
Next Best
1 Glamour   F: 3
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Won
Dividends : $2.50 $1.70
1- Good debut when heavily supported and had a trial win since.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
6 Pinotage   F: 5X
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Shaun McKay )
Trainer likes the filly and won a jumpout to prepare. Could be the overs of this race

Remarks

3 year old fillies contesting this
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Benner has another nice filly here

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.50
Place1 1 $ 1.70
Place2 4 $ 5.40
Quinella 1:4 $ 15.70
Trifecta 1:4:3 $ 59.80
First4 1:4:3:2 $ 282.80
Double 15/1+ $ 23.40

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 3 - MURDOCH CONTRACTING MAIDEN 1100
Time: 1:22 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Go James   F: 20X
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Kevin Gray )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
1- Good run on debut before chocking down in his next start. Spelled and both trials leading in very solid.
Main Danger
5 A Little Vague   F: 36X
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
 ( T-  Nigel Auret )
Won
Dividends : $4.30 $1.70
Good runs last prep. Won a trial well and the runner up has won since. Should run a bold race fresh.
Next Best
4 Thatz Daisy   F: X0362
  B(8) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Corie McLean )
 ( T-  Anne Davies )
Has been much improved her last three runs. Runs for Corie and should run another bold race.
Include in Multis
3 Harry Harrison   F: 5
  B(5) W(58.5)
Nice run on debut. Could improve off that and run a nice race
Longer Odds
9 Fiano   F:
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
 ( T-  Sylvia Kay )
Scratched

Remarks

Good value on offer with my best roughie
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Half sister to Dolcetto and looks to have ability

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 4.30
Place1 5 $ 1.70
Place2 1 $ 1.50
Place3 11 $ 2.20
Quinella 1:5 $ 5.50
Trifecta 5:1:11 $ 65.60
First4 5:1:11:6 $ 622.70
Double 5/1 $ 28.20

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - SUMMIT HAULAGE MAIDEN 1400
Time: 1:57 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
9 Nubian Smile   F: 55X3
  B(11) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jamie Baillie )
 ( T-  Wayne Jones )
Placed
Dividend : $2.80
Good third fresh up will improve off that and looks a good each way bet.
Main Danger
7 She's Got The Look   F: 8X282
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Two good seconds this prep. Got home well last start and could run a top race.
Next Best
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Good trial winner running a decent time. Fraser has booked Lisa so expect him to go close.
Include in Multis
1 Colorado Star   F: 4
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Won
Dividends : $8.60 $2.50
1- Good trials before a nice debut. Will improve off that and should run well.
Longer Odds
2 Mr Flynn   F: 04
  B(7) W(58.5)
2- Much improved fourth last start and could run another top run again at odds.

Remarks

Auret and Allpress team up with a John Bromley first starter but I have gone against them here with a horse with more race experience.
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 8.60
Place1 1 $ 2.50
Place2 7 $ 1.80
Place3 9 $ 2.80
Quinella 1:7 $ 20.70
Trifecta 1:7:9 $ 192.80
First4 1:7:9:4 $ 2956.90
Double 5/1 $ 28.20
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - GRANGEWILLIAM STUD
Time: 2:32 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Herengawe   F: 01136
  B(7) W(61)
 ( J-  Hazel Schofer )
 ( T-  Joanne Moss )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
1- Top winter galloper Herengawe looks well placed here after a tidy run in the Winter Cup prior to that won an Open Handicap and second in Opunake Cup. 1400m is of no concern and looks a good winning hope.
Main Danger
5 Secret Squirrel   F: 12272
  B(4) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Won
Dividends : $2.70 $1.20
This horse never knows how to run a bad one. Hasn’t raced since early July and could need it a run but honest and will run well.
Next Best
6 Bring To The Block   F: 720X3
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
 ( T-  Shane Brown )
Leah gets on well with this mare. Good third in a strong race fresh up will take improvement and expect her to be storming home.
Include in Multis
7 Justa Small Ransom   F: 18919
  B(9) W(54)
Has struggled on those real Heavy tracks but will love the Slow 8 and is a chance of picking up some money.
Longer Odds
3 Duplicity   F: 5870X
  B(8) W(60)
 ( J-  Corie McLean )
Good galloper who can race well fresh and don’t be surprise if this horse was in the money

Remarks

Herengawe, Gorbachev and Duplicity feature in this race
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Herengawe gets top pick and best bet of the day

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 2.70
Place1 5 $ 1.20
Place2 1 $ 1.50
Place3 9 $ 6.50
Quinella 1:5 $ 4.00
Trifecta 5:1:9 $ 139.10
First4 5:1:9:6 $ 517.30

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (1) Herengawe
R6 (1) Greystone(3) Retzena (4) Billy Mav
R7 (1) Lincoln Town(10) Shakespeare
R8 (1) Gordys Gesture(2) Shanpark (6) Brahmarahma (9) That's Funny
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - TREADWELL GORDON MAIDEN 1650
Time: 3:07 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Retzena   F: 9X33
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Madan Singh )
Both runs this prep have been good thirds. Last start was better than it looks doing work early and fought well in the straight. Good gate and easy lead and this horse could be hard to beat
Main Danger
1 Greystone   F: 55322
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Roger Allen )
Honest horse who has not run a bad race. Last second was fresh up and will take improvement looks one of the better chances.
Next Best
4 Billy Mav   F: 73X43
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Won
Dividends : $3.00 $1.00
Got ability and his third in a much stronger race was good and hard to ignore in this race.
Include in Multis
7 Rox   F: 5
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Darryl Bradley )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Decent run on debut. Nice trial since and should run an honest race.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
2 Rio Star   F: 36253
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Leah Hemi )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Has failed to win a race in a 33 starts but never far away and I expect the same here.

Remarks

Small but competitive maiden field
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Fraser and Madan team up with my top pick

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 3.00
Place1 4 $ 1.00
Place2 2 $ 2.50
Place3 7 $ 2.60
Quinella 2:4 $ 13.30
Trifecta 4:2:7 $ 138.80
First4 4:2:7:1 $ 359.50
Double 5+/4 $ 10.00
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 7
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - MOORE STEPHENS MARKHAMS MAIDEN 1650
Time: 3:42 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Lincoln Town   F: 26232
  B(6) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Placed
Dividend : $1.20
Loves the front and the Waverley track will suit his style of racing. A worthy favourite.
Main Danger
10 Shakespeare   F: 357X3
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Won
Dividends : $2.70 $1.30
Decent fresh up run and the extra distance suits. The market and I agree looks the only danger.
Next Best
3 Keepin Harmonee   F: 5X074
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Jo Rathbone )
Was beaten a long way last start but starting to gain form and last prep did hold his form.
Include in Multis
2 Monkey Town   F: 0X327
  B(5) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
 ( T-  Gene Andrew )
Last start was ok and prior form nice. Looks like he can run a bold race.
Longer Odds
6 Great North Road   F: 50377
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
Placed
Dividend : $3.90
Looks well placed here. Good third three back and runs since fair. Will be suited by more ground and the roughie here.

Remarks

My top pick looks well placed and the market says he should win
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Lincoln Town looks a good hope to break maidens

Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 2.70
Place1 10 $ 1.30
Place2 6 $ 3.90
Place3 1 $ 1.20
Quinella 6:10 $ 33.50
Trifecta 10:6:1 $ 123.40
First4 10:6:1:2 $ 539.50
Trifecta - Selected!
First 4 - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 6, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - BRUCE CLIFTON BUILDER 1650
Time: 4:17 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Shanpark   F: 00X51
  B(1) W(59)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Good winner when breaking maidens if he holds his form can make it back to back.
Main Danger
1 Gordys Gesture   F: 9X624
  B(10) W(59)
 ( J-  Hazel Schofer )
1- Racing very well in probably stronger races. With Hazel claim looks a good competitive chance.
Next Best
9 That's Funny   F: 28836
  B(8) W(54.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
Won
Dividends : $8.60 $2.50
First time over this distance this prep. Has struggled over 1400m but more consistent and stronger this time round and could run a big race.
Include in Multis
6 Brahmarahma   F: 02800
  B(4) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Has struggled since his second four back. If he regains that form could be the bolter.
Longer Odds
10 Wonder Lass   F: 69495
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Jamie Baillie )
Hasn’t been racing bad and in this field with 54kg must be a rough chance.

Remarks

Last race of the day and it’s a toughy
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Shanpark son of Ocean Park could go back to back

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 8.60
Place1 9 $ 2.50
Place2 13 $ 2.00
Place3 5 $ 4.10
Quinella 9:13 $ 25.70
Trifecta 9:13:5 $ 656.60
First4 9:13:5:2 $ 3038.60
Double 10/9 $ 18.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 6, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%