M5 New Plymouth – 27th December 2019

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M5 New Plymouth – 27th December 2019

M5: New Plymouth - 27th Dec, 2019

Start time:12:44 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead4

Overview

Good fields for the eight-race card

Day's "Best"

R4 (1) Dawnlight

Best "Each Way"

R2 (12) Mozart's Mistress

Best "Roughie"

R5 (10) Sword Of Freedom
  • Race 1 - STELLA ARTOIS MDN
    Time: 12:44 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    6 Zealand   F: 673X2
      B(5) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.50
    Good effort to run second last time out and it looks to have its foot on the till. Has been well backed to win.
    Main Danger
    7 Matter Of Fact   F: X2478
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.10
    Good second placing fresh up and it has taken on some decent fields since. Should find this more to its liking so expect better.
    Next Best
    1 Krakadeel   F: X2333
      B(6) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Has been backed and beaten numerous times, but stick with it. Should be able to win soon and this could be its day.
    Include in Multis
    8 Caption   F: 57826
      B(3) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Holly Andrew )
    Mixing its form but it has run the odd good race. Has been well backed and it should be right in the thick of the action.
    Longer Odds
    4 The Barman Pays   F: 8X085
      B(2) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Michael McNab )
    Better run last start so consider based on that.

    Remarks

    Many of these will break maidens soon
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    Zealand should run close

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 9 $ 10.20
    Place1 9 $ 2.30
    Place2 6 $ 1.50
    Place3 7 $ 2.10
    Quinella 6:9 $ 14.70
    Trifecta 9:6:7 $ 197.10
    First4 9:6:7:1 $ 442.70

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 6, 7, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - PETER SOLE TRANSPORT MDN
    Time: 1:20 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    12 Mozart's Mistress   F: 4
      B(10) W(55)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    Will need some luck from the draw but it ran nicely for fourth on debut. Having that experience is ideal and it should go close.
    Main Danger
    9 Excuse My Hotness   F: 68X3
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
     ( T-  Emma Davies )
    Another with race experience and that was a nice third placing last time out. Has improvement to come and it should go well again.
    Next Best
    2 Justaskme   F:
      B(5) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Dylan Turner )
    Won
    Dividends : $8.20 $2.50
    Trial form has been good and there's no reason why it couldn't take this out. Right in this from a good barrier.
    Include in Multis
    16 Excitonic   F: 69
      B(8) W(57)
     ( J-  Michael McNab )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Disappointing as the favourite in two starts to date. Meets an easier field here and its trial win leading into this was good.
    Longer Odds
    11 Chanceux   F: 4X64X
      B(3) W(56.5)
    Chance if it gets some luck in running. In form rider.

    Remarks

    Plenty of good value runners in this
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    Mozart's Mistress has upside

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 8.20
    Place1 2 $ 2.50
    Place2 16 $ 2.00
    Place3 12 $ 1.80
    Quinella 2:16 $ 16.40
    Trifecta 2:16:12 $ 120.90
    First4 2:16:12:11 $ 979.60
    Double 9/2 $ 27.60
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 9, 11, 12, 16
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 3 - A DRIVEWAYS MDN 3YO
    Time: 1:55 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    8 Lyn's Orchid   F: 3
      B(3) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
    Impressive run on debut. Showed a good turn-of-foot and it's going to get every chance from the draw. In form rider.
    Main Danger
    7 Communique   F: 3
      B(6) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Didn't lose any admirers when running third on debut. Has been one of the best-backed runners in the field. Chance.
    Next Best
    1 Boutonniere   F: 3X3X3
      B(1) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Michael McNab )
    Won
    Dividends : $8.00 $2.30
    Stable is going well, as usual. Has been running consistent races and the inside draw is ideal for this. Nice odds on offer.
    Include in Multis
    5 Aricina   F: 2
      B(5) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Didn't have much luck on debut but came through it nicely. Adds to the puzzle here and it's paying each-way odds.
    Longer Odds
    9 Cannoli   F:
      B(8) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Robert Hannam )
    They often get them running well on debut from this stable.

    Remarks

    Talented maiden field
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    Lyn's Orchid should be in the finish

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 8.00
    Place1 1 $ 2.30
    Place2 4 $ 5.30
    Place3 7 $ 1.60
    Quinella 1:4 $ 74.50
    Trifecta 1:4:7 $ 718.30
    First4 1:4:7:2 $ 4305.40

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 5, 7, 8, 9
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
    Time: 2:30 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    1 Dawnlight   F: X6322
      B(9) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Michael McNab )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.30
    Three placings coming into this. Looks set for a win and only needs to find some luck from out wide. Best-backed runner
    Main Danger
    8 Aquila Star   F: 323
      B(1) W(56)
    Won
    Dividends : $3.50 $1.40
    Hasn't done much wrong to date with three placings to date. Drawn much better than the favourite so consider here.
    Next Best
    3 Reliable Miss   F: 3X4
      B(4) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Dylan Turner )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.40
    Handy run for third on debut and it wasn't all that far away last time out. In the right hands and it looks set to test them.
    Include in Multis
    4 Sweet Dreams   F: 3X863
      B(8) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Turned around its form last start and punters are getting good odds. Looks likely to go on with it.
    Longer Odds
    6 La Strata   F: 6X865
      B(3) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
    Another which improved nicely last start. Good chance here.

    Remarks

    Oaks Stud holds the aces here
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    Dawnlight could finally win

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 3.50
    Place1 8 $ 1.40
    Place2 3 $ 2.40
    Place3 1 $ 1.30
    Quinella 3:8 $ 12.40
    Trifecta 8:3:1 $ 48.90
    First4 8:3:1:6 $ 344.30
    Double 1/8 $ 15.20
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 4, 6, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - HIREPOOL MDN
    Time: 3:05 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Bruno Magile   F: 023X2
      B(7) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Good placing fresh up and that made it three consecutive wins. Should be able get a good run in transit and be tough to get past.
    Main Danger
    9 Reggiewood   F: 6X
      B(6) W(57)
     ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Only a fair run on debut but there has been good betting support. That's a good sign and the in-form Ryan Elliot rides.
    Next Best
    7 Tormund   F: 7X03
      B(10) W(57)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
     ( T-  Kevin Myers )
    Turned around awful form to run third last start. Needed time to mature and it should be ready to run well once again. Nice odds.
    Include in Multis
    2 Take A Gamble   F: 70X42
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Madan Singh )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.50
    Comes into this off a game second placing last start. Looks good enough to kick on with it now.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    10 Sword Of Freedom   F: 50
      B(5) W(57)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Gets a chance to bounce back after a poor last start outing.

    Remarks

    Another field with many winning chances
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    Bruno Magile is a likely contender

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 8.50
    Place1 6 $ 2.60
    Place2 9 $ 2.00
    Place3 2 $ 2.50
    Quinella 6:9 $ 25.20
    Trifecta 6:9:2 $ 419.00
    First4 6:9:2:1 $ 1132.20

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R5 (1) Bruno Magile(7) Tormund (9) Reggiewood
    R6 (1) Malo Bik(3) Marietta Lane (4) Blanco Belle
    R7 (1) Ginger Too(7) Aloft
    R8 (2) Monkey Shoulder(4) Posh Porotene (5) Zareeba
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 7, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - FRANK GOODIN MEMORIAL 1600
    Time: 3:40 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    1 Malo Bik   F: X2616
      B(8) W(60)
     ( J-  Temyia Taiaroa )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.30 $1.40
    Better than what it showed last start and it should find this more to its liking. Gets a much-needed 3kg off its back. Goes on top.
    Main Danger
    3 Marietta Lane   F: 2X302
      B(7) W(56)
    Indicated its ability when running second last time out. Faces a task from the tricky draw but it has more ability than most.
    Next Best
    4 Blanco Belle   F: 2X676
      B(1) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Chelsea Burdan )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.60
    Better than what it has been showing this season. Looked good when last in work and anything close to that would be good enough.
    Include in Multis
    2 Pep Torque   F: 75285
      B(2) W(59)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Gets some weight off its back and that's going to help. Should be right around the mark.
    Longer Odds
    6 Cottoneva   F: 213X0
      B(5) W(55)
     ( J-  Leah Hemi )
    Allow another chance. Value runner.

    Remarks

    All of the money at the top of the book
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    Malo Bik is always a chance

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 3.30
    Place1 1 $ 1.40
    Place2 4 $ 1.60
    Place3 2 $ 2.00
    Quinella 1:4 $ 9.10
    Trifecta 1:4:2 $ 60.00
    First4 1:4:2:6 $ 316.70
    Double 6/1 $ 23.90
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 4, 6
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - EPSOM & ASCOT WITH WHEELS & GEORGE 1400
    Time: 4:15 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    7 Aloft   F: 1
      B(2) W(57)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Won
    Dividends : $4.40 $1.40
    Very good win on debut and it could continue its winning ways. Nice odds on offer so consider in win bets.
    Main Danger
    1 Ginger Too   F: 41
      B(3) W(59)
     ( J-  Michael McNab )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.30
    Fair enough on debut before putting it all together last time out. Has attracted plenty of attention in betting and it should run well again.
    Next Best
    8 Acting Up   F: 04916
      B(1) W(56)
     ( J-  Rosie Myers )
    Scored nicely two back but didn't have all favours last time out. Inside draw is ideal and it's another well-backed type.
    Include in Multis
    6 Maybeashowoff   F: 54556
      B(5) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Eilish McCall )
    Owns good speed but needs to start better. If it goes forward, expect a tidy effort. Good odds on offer.
    Longer Odds
    4 Remarx   F: 1900X
      B(4) W(58.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.30
    Could fire up in a fresh state.

    Remarks

    Some very nice types in this
    race-image
    Aloft could remain unbeaten

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 7 $ 4.40
    Place1 7 $ 1.40
    Place2 4 $ 2.30
    Place3 1 $ 1.30
    Quinella 4:7 $ 21.10
    Trifecta 7:4:1 $ 76.20
    First4 7:4:1:6 $ 408.50
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 6, 7, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - FAMILY RACE DAY SUNDAY 2000
    Time: 4:48 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Monkey Shoulder   F: 1X324
      B(9) W(59)
    Owns more ability than most of these. Yet to win this campaign but it's only a matter of time. Goes on top.
    Main Danger
    4 Posh Porotene   F: 86X21
      B(7) W(57)
     ( J-  Madan Singh )
    Has the runs on the board this season. Good winner last time out and we wouldn't be overlooking its chances here.
    Next Best
    5 Zareeba   F: 89331
      B(4) W(57)
     ( J-  Craig Grylls )
    Capped off some solid form with a win last time out. Has the breeding to go on with it so expect another good run.
    Include in Multis
    8 Aratoka   F: 0X062
      B(1) W(56)
     ( J-  Leah Hemi )
     ( T-  Ian Adams )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.50
    Knocking on the door after running second last time out. Doesn't have to do much work from the draw so it deserves attention.
    Longer Odds
    6 Cleaver   F: 0X003
      B(3) W(57)
     ( J-  Michael McNab )
    Chance based on its most recent effort.

    Remarks

    Quality field to close the card
    race-image
    Monkey Shoulder is a good chance

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 10 $ 25.80
    Place1 10 $ 5.90
    Place2 8 $ 2.50
    Place3 9 $ 2.90
    Quinella 8:10 $ 88.70
    Trifecta 10:8:9 $ 1849.30
    First4 10:8:9:4 $ 8565.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 4, 5, 6, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%