M5 Omakau – 3rd January 2020

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M5 Omakau – 3rd January 2020

M5: Omakau - 3rd Jan, 2020

Start time:1:45 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Dead6

Overview

Only six race card at Omakau. Five contest Omakau Summer Cup

Day's "Best"

R2 (4) Buck Shellfish

Best "Each Way"

R3 (1) Milano

Best "Roughie"

R6 (2) Ophir Gold
  • Race 1 - RD PETROLEUM/DUNCAN AGRICULTURE MAIDEN 1100
    Time: 1:45 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    9 Ginny   F: 00056
      B(1) W(55)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.70 $1.40
    Both runs last couple have been good in stronger company than today. Although her form is poor I expect her to run a career best run.
    Main Danger
    3 Andale Andale   F:
      B(2) W(57)
     ( J-  Lee Callaway )
    On debut and made good ground in only trial. I expect a bold run on debut.
    Next Best
    11 Our Rosette   F: 06003
      B(6) W(55)
     ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.40
    Much better on New Years Day when third in a Five horse field. Does bring the best form in the race
    Include in Multis
    2 I'm A Tiger   F:
      B(7) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Samantha Wynne )
    On debut. Trialed poor in the north but well supported in the market.
    Longer Odds
    10 Mint Julep   F: 08
      B(8) W(55)
     ( J-  Corey Campbell )
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.70
    Made decent ground last start and could run well a longer odds.

    Remarks

    Big field to start the day with a lack of form to go with
    race-image
    Chris could salute in the first

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 9 $ 3.70
    Place1 9 $ 1.40
    Place2 11 $ 1.40
    Place3 10 $ 4.70
    Quinella 9:11 $ 4.50
    Trifecta 9:11:10 $ 104.10
    First4 9:11:10:2 $ 465.50
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 3, 9, 10, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - BREEN CONSTRUCTION/WS HICKEY & SON MAIDEN 1400
    Time: 2:18 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    4 Buck Shellfish   F: 3X022
      B(7) W(57)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Has ran two top races for second. Chased home Macron well on Boxing Day. Looked hard to beat with the Magic Man up.
    Main Danger
    7 Lugano's Ace   F: 6X72
      B(4) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Lee Callaway )
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.10
    Just missed last start at Otago. Looks the main danger on that.
    Next Best
    1 Hombre   F: 252X9
      B(3) W(58.5)
    Needed resuming run. Form last campaign was too good to drop just yet.
    Include in Multis
    8 Zipitsweetie   F: 8
      B(1) W(55)
    Only fair on debut at Kurow but can improve from the experience.
    Longer Odds
    6 Love To Dream   F: 52642
      B(5) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Corey Campbell )
     ( T-  Sally McKay )
    Never gone a bad race in her 5 starts to date. Good home very well at Ascot last start and should enjoy the Slow 7 track.

    Remarks

    Only 7 runners but a very good lineup
    race-image
    Buck Shellfish will take some beating

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 34.90
    Place1 3 $ 9.40
    Place2 7 $ 4.10
    Quinella 3:7 $ 147.10
    Trifecta 3:7:8 $ 1763.40
    First4 3:7:8:6 $ 4344.90
    Double 9/3 $ 99.70

    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 3 - PGG WRIGHTSON/AON INSURANCE HANDICAP 65 1400
    Time: 2:53 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    1 Milano   F: 20561
      B(7) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Samantha Wynne )
    Had nice form before winning last time at Ascot. No reason why he won’t go back to back.
    Main Danger
    2 Deceptio Visus   F: X5134
      B(5) W(59)
     ( J-  Jason Laking )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    On very good form. Will be fitter for fourth on Boxing Day and looks a good chance here.
    Next Best
    4 Liam   F: 08263
      B(4) W(58.5)
    Made nice ground at Kurow when third. Prior to that he went out favourite during Cup Week.
    Include in Multis
    8 Rainman   F: 1X578
      B(10) W(57.5)
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.50
    Good fresh up. Struggled since but has a good chance to find his best form.
    Longer Odds
    13 Fox In Socks   F: 97X30
      B(9) W(54)
     ( J-  Kylie Williams )
    Good fresh up over 1200. Found 1600 too far. Freshened and back to 1400. Odds chance.

    Remarks

    Competitive first leg of the quaddie
    race-image
    Milano looks a good each way bet

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 11 $ 12.00
    Place1 11 $ 3.30
    Place2 2 $ 2.00
    Place3 8 $ 2.50
    Quinella 2:11 $ 46.50
    Trifecta 11:2:8 $ 919.00
    First4 11:2:8:6 $ 7093.30
    Treble 9/3/11 $ 2491.30

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R3 (1) Milano(2) Deceptio Visus (4) Liam
    R4 (4) Killarney(6) Nowhere Man (7) Jim's Gift
    R5 (6) Metasequoia
    R6 (2) Ophir Gold(4) Renounce (8) Jack Be Quick (9) Raise Ya Cards (10) Jandles
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 4, 8, 13
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 4 - ALEXANDRA NEW WORLD CENTRAL OTAGO SUMMER CUP
    Time: 3:29 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    4 Killarney   F: 44042
      B(3) W(55.5)
    Won
    Dividends : $2.40 $1.50
    Looks the class runner. Was well ridden to run second at Timaru. Prior form good and should win this.
    Main Danger
    7 Jim's Gift   F: X5671
      B(2) W(54)
     ( J-  Terry Moseley )
     ( T-  John Yeo )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Looked a mare who would go through the grades last prep. Took a while to find form but won nicely last time might start a good run of form now.
    Next Best
    6 Nowhere Man   F: 653X6
      B(1) W(54)
     ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
    Nice effort at Timaru fresh up. Wouldn’t surprise if he got over the top of them.

    Remarks

    Five runners contest the $25,000 feature
    race-image
    Killarney meets the right race

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 2.40
    Place1 4 $ 1.50
    Place2 7 $ 2.00
    Quinella 4:7 $ 4.10
    Trifecta 4:7:2 $ 27.30
    First4 4:7:2:6 $ 44.10
    Double 11/4+ $ 25.20

    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 5 - OMAKAU AUTO/MEE FAMILY MEMORIAL 2000
    Time: 4:04 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    6 Metasequoia   F: 76821
      B(8) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Good winner at Timaru. Prior form was good and should be winning this
    Main Danger
    4 Beam Me Up Scotty   F: 25338
      B(3) W(58)
     ( J-  Rohan Mudhoo )
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    Racing in great form this prep. Better ran that it’s looks at Gore. Prior form good and won’t be far away.
    Next Best
    7 Madam De Soir   F: 81749
      B(2) W(55.5)
     ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
    Won
    Dividends : $5.80 $1.80
    Won nicely four starts back. Went a good race two back and shouldn’t be far away here.
    Include in Multis
    3 Baban   F: 105X6
      B(5) W(58)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.90
    Will be fitter for first up run. Has won this grade and distance before.
    Longer Odds
    11 Knutquacker   F: 89546
      B(6) W(54)
     ( J-  Terry Moseley )
    Been racing ok over sprint trips. Stepping up to 2000 and could run very well.

    Remarks

    The fifth race is the penultimate race
    race-image
    Metasequoia is a tree

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 7 $ 5.80
    Place1 7 $ 1.80
    Place2 3 $ 1.90
    Place3 4 $ 1.80
    Quinella 3:7 $ 16.70
    Trifecta 7:3:4 $ 117.80
    First4 7:3:4:11 $ 412.10
    Trifecta - Selected!
    First 4 - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 4, 6, 7, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 6 - RTL MCLAREN/FARMLANDS ALEXANDRA MAIDEN 2000
    Time: 4:39 | Distance: m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    8 Jack Be Quick   F: 553
      B(4) W(57)
    Won
    Dividends : $2.60 $1.60
    Staying horse who has been good in all three runs in career. Lead and was game in defeat at Timaru and looks suited by the distance now.
    Main Danger
    9 Raise Ya Cards   F: 5X552
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Jacob Lowry )
    Has been racing well this prep but was super last time. Now fit and in form she will race well.
    Next Best
    10 Jandles   F: 25X07
      B(2) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.30
    Both runs back had been better than it reads. Was looking for further last prep and gets it today.
    Include in Multis
    4 Renounce   F: 37498
      B(11) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Samantha Wynne )
    Been racing home over shorter trips. Screamed out for today’s distance.
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    2 Ophir Gold   F: 330
      B(3) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Terry Moseley )
    Ran two good races in his first two starts. Disappointing last time but stepping up in distance and wouldn’t surprise if he won.

    Remarks

    Wide open final race of the day
    race-image
    Jack better be quick in the last

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 2.60
    Place1 8 $ 1.60
    Place2 3 $ 2.50
    Place3 10 $ 2.30
    Quinella 3:8 $ 11.20
    Trifecta 8:3:10 $ 98.70
    First4 8:3:10:1 $ 1066.70
    Double 7/8+ $ 16.50

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 4, 8, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%