M4: Ashburton – 14 March 2019

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M4: Ashburton – 14 March 2019

M4: Ashburton - 14th Mar, 2019

Start time:1:07 pm
Weather:Overcast
Track:Good3

Overview

There's only two certainties in racing ... Winx winning and Michael Pitman leaving a Canterbury course wealthier than when he arrived.

Day's "Best"

R7 (3) Nowhere Man

Best "Each Way"

R6 (9) Norma Jean

Best "Roughie"

R4 (3) Bannock

Race 1 - SIM'S BAKERY 1200M
Time: 1:07 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Pipiana   F: 34X92
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Top notch in open hcp last start. Set hard pace, caught with finish line in sight
Main Danger
1 Barabas   F: 22155
  B(3) W(62.5)
Won
Dividends : $2.70 $0.00
Makes track debut at start 32. Needs that apprentice claim
Next Best
4 Theonlyway   F: 11425
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Tanya Jonker )
 ( T-  Kenny Moore )
Under pressure long way from home last start and capitulated. Will find smaller track more to liking.
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
Insufficient Runners

Remarks

Stipe Comment: MR TYPHON - Raced keenly early stages.
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Moseley

Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 2.70
Quinella 1:3 $ 3.10
Trifecta 1:3:5 $ 14.00
First4 1:3:5:2 $ 14.80

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 - NORM AND LEANNE STEWART 1200M
Time: 1:42 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Swiss Eire   F: 39528
  B(7) W(58)
Bad day at the office last start. Made good impression since relocating
Main Danger
3 Celtic Wonder   F: 14434
  B(1) W(57)
Slow to get warm in most of races. Good for more petty cash
Next Best
4 Seduttore   F: X7680
  B(2) W(56)
 ( J-  Dylan Turner )
Won
Dividends : $5.40 $3.00
Marsh cast-off. Never looked like going far in North. South could be different story
Include in Multis
1 Fly To The Sky   F: 71846
  B(5) W(60)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Placed
Dividend : $1.00
Moseley rates highly but struggles to sustain form.
Longer Odds
5 Frosted   F: 73168
  B(3) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Finally won a maiden and then tried and failed in stakes and guineas company. Won't find this so stressful

Remarks

Gear changes: Frosted: Side Winkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 5.40
Place1 4 $ 3.00
Place2 1 $ 1.00
Place3 5 $ 1.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - MORRISON'S SADDLERY 1200M
Time: 2:17 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Alonzo   F: 5532
  B(3) W(58)
Strong candidate for bet of the day. Stumbled at start last time, looped field of 16 and went down fighting
Main Danger
5 Final Savings   F: 03904
  B(8) W(58)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Daughter of group 1 winner showed more deternination last time. Might now finally show what she's capable of
Next Best
7 Whale Song   F: 42
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Krish Gundowry )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Pitman second stringer. Very progressive Ocean Park colt
Include in Multis
1 Van Halen   F: 0X042
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( T-  Robyn Ayton )
Placed
Dividend : $4.40
Still a maiden at start 16 but has perked up for new trainer
Longer Odds
13 Arnage   F: 577X5
  B(12) W(56)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Signs of potential in North. Dam was good.

Remarks

Gear changes: Alfie River: Blinkers off, Tongue Tie off
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Pitman

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 11.50
Place1 9 $ 3.30
Place2 7 $ 2.00
Place3 1 $ 4.40
Quinella 7:9 $ 30.80
Trifecta 9:7:1 $ 780.50
First4 9:7:1:5 $ 2634.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 6, 7, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - METHVEN EQUINE CENTRE 2100M
Time: 2:52 | Distance: 2100m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Producer   F: 78346
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Brett Murray )
 ( T-  Kenny Moore )
Won
Dividends : $4.00 $1.70
Raced outside maidens last start. Got home well after slow start
Main Danger
10 Hard But Fair   F: 72402
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Samantha Wynne )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Outbobbed when last raced month back. Was slow away and used up to get on pace
Next Best
4 Grant   F: 00445
  B(12) W(58.5)
Trainer loves recruiting northerners. This one comes to him boasting solid form.
Include in Multis
9 Doubt That   F: 987
  B(10) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Gosen Jogoo )
Tongue tie added last start and he made much bolder showing despite draw. Step up in distance again
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
3 Bannock   F: 04554
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jason Laking )
Tongue tie came adrift at barriers last start. Didn't seem to matter. Rising 8, he's also racing the clock

Remarks

Gear changes: Producer: Side Winkers off, Blinkers on Tacktheflag: Blinkers off, Tongue Tie on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 4.00
Place1 1 $ 1.70
Place2 12 $ 4.10
Place3 10 $ 2.00
Quinella 1:12 $ 32.40
Trifecta 1:12:10 $ 333.50
First4 1:12:10:13 $ 3739.60
Treble 4/9/1+ $ 288.20
Quaddie 1/4/9/1+ $ 1556.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - ECOLAB 2200M
Time: 3:27 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Pamir   F: 15144
  B(2) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Rohan Mudhoo )
 ( T-  John Luxton )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Very easy winner here Dec. Doesn't know to run a bad race.
Main Danger
1 Taxihome   F: 22591
  B(4) W(59)
 ( J-  Krishna Mudhoo )
Prefers Riccarton but has to get something from this.
Next Best
4 Lady Bealey   F: 0X554
  B(5) W(54)
 ( J-  Corey Campbell )
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $1.80
Three wins - one here - all well spaced. Looks due for another
Include in Multis
Insufficient Runners
Longer Odds
2 Vantaa   F: 72630
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Samantha Wynne )
Never travelled well rails last start. After 23 starts, Father Time is hot on his heels

Remarks

Gear changes: Vantaa: Blinkers off
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Rohan Mudhoo

Results

Race Dividends
Win 4 $ 4.20
Place1 4 $ 1.80
Place2 3 $ 1.60
Quinella 3:4 $ 3.50
Trifecta 4:3:5 $ 81.80
First4 4:3:5:2 $ 467.50
Quaddie 4/10/8/2 $ 3861.50

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (1) Taxihome(3) Pamir
R6 (8) Langbein(9) Norma Jean (10) Thunder Bay (12) Succoso Segreto
R7 (1) Koxinga(3) Nowhere Man (7) Strowan
R8 (2) Jin Lu(4) Welcome (6) Irish Express (8) Musee D'Orsay
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
Insufficient Runners
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 4:02 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
9 Norma Jean   F: 20X55
  B(2) W(57)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
2nd in maiden here last Dec. Massive run 5th last start after drawing outside gate.
Main Danger
12 Succoso Segreto   F: 586
  B(12) W(57)
 ( J-  Corey Campbell )
Very green two back. Behaved better last time. Dam has one performing well in Hong Kong
Next Best
8 Langbein   F: 60X48
  B(4) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Samantha Wynne )
Done plenty wrong two starts in South. Foolish to drop just yet with Wynne on
Include in Multis
10 Thunder Bay   F: 60X57
  B(6) W(57)
Won
Dividends : $11.70 $3.90
Hasn't fired up for Johnson. Pitman trying apprentice and added ear covers
Longer Odds
5 Reliable Glow   F: 34603
  B(13) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Krish Gundowry )
Jammed in on rails trying to burst though late last start. Unlucky

Remarks

Gear changes: Zurafaa: Approved Plates on Per Form: Norton Bit off, Lugging Bit on, Tongue Tie on Thunder Bay: Ear Covers on Llovizna: Tongue Tie on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 10 $ 11.70
Place1 10 $ 3.90
Place2 9 $ 1.90
Place3 3 $ 2.60
Quinella 9:10 $ 25.20
Trifecta 10:9:3 $ 424.60
First4 10:9:3:14 $ 1901.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 8, 9, 10, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - ECOLAB 1400M
Time: 4:42 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
3 Nowhere Man   F: 34282
  B(1) W(58.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
12 seconds - that must be some sort of record. Weighted to get drop on main threats.
Main Danger
7 Strowan   F: 23731
  B(8) W(56)
 ( J-  Doni Prastiyou )
Hugely consistent. A Riccarton specialist but has placed here
Next Best
1 Koxinga   F: 57206
  B(4) W(59)
 ( J-  Tanya Jonker )
Drops out of open hcps where has struggled for some time now. Trainer experimenting with gear
Include in Multis
5 Hoofbeat   F: 31149
  B(6) W(56.5)
Found to be lame after failing to get close last start
Longer Odds
6 Ballybay   F: 69664
  B(5) W(56)
 ( J-  Brett Murray )
Yet to open southern account but won 7 in North. Seems to find ways of beating itself

Remarks

Gear changes: Koxinga: Standard Bit off, Lugging Bit on Xcuses Xcuses: Blinkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 8 $ 5.80
Place1 8 $ 1.90
Place2 4 $ 3.00
Place3 3 $ 1.60
Quinella 4:8 $ 34.80
Trifecta 8:4:3 $ 279.20
First4 8:4:3:9 $ 2444.80

Betting Suggestions


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 8 - THE BRAND FAMILY 1600M
Time: 5:22 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Welcome   F: 94253
  B(1) W(57.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
A win here would be welcome. Long time since won last. Looking more like it of late
Main Danger
6 Irish Express   F: X0466
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Well related and thrives in wet ground. Might be found out today on good 3
Next Best
2 Jin Lu   F: 22760
  B(4) W(59)
 ( J-  Jason Laking )
Won
Dividends : $7.60 $2.40
Raced wide from awkward draw last start, then checked near home turn. Pounces when least expected
Include in Multis
8 Musee D'Orsay   F: 84216
  B(13) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Krishna Mudhoo )
 ( T-  Mike McCann )
Interupted run last start. Placed in maiden here last Dec.
Longer Odds
9 Thailand   F: 430X0
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Failed to find cover in southern debut. Don't walk away just yet

Remarks

Gear changes: Baby Menaka: Side Winkers on, Cheek Burrs on, Tongue Tie on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 2 $ 7.60
Place1 2 $ 2.40
Place2 4 $ 1.60
Place3 6 $ 2.10
Place6 1,7,9/1+,10,12/3+,4/3,9+,10/3+,4,8/2,4+,6 $ 116.00
Quinella 2:4 $ 11.10
Trifecta 2:4:6 $ 113.10
First4 2:4:6:1 $ 619.00
Treble 10/8/2 $ 1001.80
Quaddie 4/10/8/2 $ 3861.50
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 6, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%