M6: Te Aroha – 15 March 2019

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M6: Te Aroha – 15 March 2019

M6: Te Aroha - 15th Mar, 2019

Start time:12:27 pm
Weather:Cloudy
Track:Dead4

Overview

Baker, Pike and Marsh have the lead roles today. Beware the extras. There could be the odd twist to the script

Day's "Best"

R5 (3) Witchery

Best "Each Way"

R1 (9) Cornish Point

Best "Roughie"

R6 (5) Mystic Bay

Race 1 - GRAND TAVERN MAIDEN 2200
Time: 12:27 | Distance: 2200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
9 Cornish Point   F: 6634
  B(11) W(56)
Rapid improver for Roger James. Looking stronger.
Main Danger
4 Sciacca   F: 746
  B(9) W(58)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Caught wide third run into prep. Kept hammering away.
Next Best
1 Sylwek   F: 5X932
  B(8) W(58.5)
Wouldn't have backed him a year ago. Tempted now even if change of fortunes came at Wairoa
Include in Multis
5 Acacia   F: 072X2
  B(10) W(56.5)
Placed
Dividend : $1.70
Mansour back riding for Rogerson. Form fluctuates but definitely top four
Longer Odds
10 June Rose   F: 955
  B(3) W(56)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
Jumped better last start and ran to line harder

Remarks

Gear changes: June Rose: Blinkers on
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The charm of Cornish PointT

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 42.60
Place1 12 $ 8.30
Place2 5 $ 1.70
Place3 10 $ 2.00
Quinella 5:12 $ 101.90
Trifecta 12:5:10 $ 2183.80
First4 12:5:10:4 $ 1786.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 4, 5, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - THE BGP FOUNDATION BEAT THE CLOCK @TE AROHA 1600
Time: 1:02 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Golden Age   F: 6422
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Beaten head and half head last two. Te Akau says: ''Drawing barrier one should provide an ideal opportunity to break through''
Main Danger
12 Spirited   F: X4872
  B(12) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
Surprise favourite last start. Checked before storming home for 2nd.
Next Best
8 Germanicus   F: 06043
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
 ( T-  Danica Guy )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Wonderfully bred. Last start effort a pick-me-up for the patient faithful
Include in Multis
11 Henley Road   F: 7X552
  B(3) W(56.5)
 ( T-  Linda Laing )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Just beaten last start. It's taken 15 starts but she looks close to a win at last
Longer Odds
1 Holy Loch   F: 63463
  B(5) W(58.5)
Form on up. Scr midweek

Remarks

Gear changes: Germanicus: Tongue Tie off, Side Winkers on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 16 $ 25.80
Place1 16 $ 4.90
Place2 11 $ 2.10
Place3 8 $ 2.30
Quinella 11:16 $ 105.00
Trifecta 16:11:8 $ 1237.80
First4 16:11:8:7 $ 6463.90

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 7, 8, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES MAIDEN
Time: 1:37 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
9 Decadence   F: 452
  B(3) W(57)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Won
Dividends : $2.80 $1.40
Up in distance last start. Rushed home but win just out of reach.
Main Danger
8 Scomadi   F: 42323
  B(5) W(57)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Double acceptor. Won't get any favours though is dropping back to trip where excels.
Next Best
7 Savastep   F: 47242
  B(2) W(57)
Toughened up past 4 starts. Hard to see out of the money
Include in Multis
1 Babiche   F: 82034
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Andrew Calder )
Placed
Dividend : $2.10
Lightly raced 4yo who's not afraid of a good scrap. 2nd one start after rider lost whip.
Longer Odds
12 Strikingapose   F: 639
  B(12) W(57)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Rather see tackle 1200. mum was smart sprinter. Respect the trainer, however Hard to

Remarks

Stipe Comment: TORQUE STRAIGHT - Lay out final stages
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Troy Harris

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 2.80
Place1 9 $ 1.40
Place2 1 $ 2.10
Place3 10 $ 3.90
Quinella 1:9 $ 11.00
Trifecta 9:1:10 $ 166.50
First4 9:1:10:8 $ 625.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 7, 8, 9, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - SIR SLICK WINNERS CIRCLE 1600
Time: 2:12 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Deels Done   F: 21
  B(5) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Massive run to win maiden here. Those Dundeels, you've got to love them. Troy Harris could be in for a big day out.
Main Danger
3 Sahar   F: 216X4
  B(2) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Almost checked out of maidens here last October. 6th in Gr3 in November.
Next Best
6 Lady Blue   F: 42126
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Jock put lame effort last start down to ring rust after short break
Include in Multis
2 Gehrig   F: 641
  B(8) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Vinnie Colgan )
Placed
Dividend : $2.00
A year away from delivering on promise. Exciting staying prospect
Longer Odds
4 Nordic   F: 2218
  B(3) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Placed
Dividend : $1.60
Apply blinkers, jock told Baker after last start defeat. Maybe next time. Baker know best

Remarks

Stipe Comment: SAHAR - Raced ungenerously when being restrained making bend passing 1000m awkwardly
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 15.20
Place1 5 $ 4.70
Place2 4 $ 1.60
Place3 2 $ 2.00
Quinella 4:5 $ 48.90
Trifecta 5:4:2 $ 529.00
First4 5:4:2:3 $ 2230.60
Treble 16/9+/5 $ 2432.90
Quaddie 12/16/9+/5 $ 10728.40

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 5 - NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE
Time: 2:47 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
3 Witchery   F: 21362
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Drove hard, just missed last time. Te Akau: Resumed with a good third in the equal fastest last 600m (34.3) of the day in January at Avondale, had no chance from the rear on very firm ground at Tauranga (Feb. 6), and emulated her fresh-up run when dashing into second on 1 March in the Rating 65 1400 metres at Awapuni.''
Main Danger
8 Red Beach   F: 18X72
  B(1) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
Baker gave her her chance in Wang Guineas as 3yo. Pulled up lame. Mile looks best for her.
Next Best
4 Flomiline   F: 5071
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Kept coming to win maiden here. There was plenty of depth to the field too.
Include in Multis
5 Robusto   F: 610X4
  B(4) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Hasn't been thrashed - just 5th start. Super run fresh-up
Longer Odds
1 Elusive Meteor   F: 79984
  B(5) W(59)
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Loomed large last start, peaked in busy finish. Best run for ages.

Remarks

Stipe Comment: ELUSIVE METEOR - Began awkwardly losing ground.
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Bosson

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 11.70
Place1 6 $ 2.40
Place2 5 $ 1.90
Place3 1 $ 2.30
Quinella 5:6 $ 32.40
Trifecta 6:5:1 $ 603.20
First4 6:5:1:3 $ 2149.10

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R5 (3) Witchery(4) Flomiline (5) Robusto (8) Red Beach
R6 (3) Copper Fox(6) Prince Albert (9) Scherzo
R7 (5) Not Usual June(7) Stella Noire
R8 (1) Running Man(2) Beauty Star (6) Arrivo (7) Into The Groove
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - COMAG LTD MAIDEN 1400
Time: 3:22 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
6 Prince Albert   F: 55284
  B(12) W(58)
 ( J-  Michael McNab )
By Savabeel out of Gr 3 winner.Shocking draw but was ridden in rear last start before being narrowly shut out of placings..
Main Danger
3 Copper Fox   F: 4
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Cameron Lammas )
Won
Dividends : $2.20 $1.40
Trials were good, went to line strongly debut here when beaten a nose
Next Best
9 Scherzo   F: 8
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
 ( T-  Nigel Tiley )
Bosson on for Tiley....quite a combo. Over-raced, held up for run debut
Include in Multis
2 Mighty Aslan   F: 73
  B(8) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Placed
Dividend : $2.30
Gets off pace a touch but packs a punch at end.Mum won an Avondale Cup
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
5 Mystic Bay   F: 87
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Troy Harris )
Shaping well. Regular rider suspended. Troy Harris not a bad pinch-hitter

Remarks

Gear changes: Mighty Aslan: Pacifiers on
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Tiley...Scherzo

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 2.20
Place1 3 $ 1.40
Place2 2 $ 2.30
Place3 7 $ 4.50
Quinella 2:3 $ 8.50
Trifecta 3:2:7 $ 136.20
First4 3:2:7:9 $ 578.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 5, 6, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - ECOLAB LTD 1200
Time: 3:57 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
5 Not Usual June   F: 3X175
  B(7) W(58)
 ( J-  Taiki Yanagida )
Won
Dividends : $5.30 $2.40
Been working well for Baker. Faded in slow footing last start, dead ideal surface.
Main Danger
7 Stella Noire   F: 1X86X
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
Won 3 trials, 6th in Gold Trail. Has to do better, though
Next Best
6 Nulli Secundus   F: 4440X
  B(4) W(58)
 ( J-  Jake Bayliss )
Placed
Dividend : $2.50
Trainer encouraged to race in stakes race last spring
Include in Multis
8 Felix Faure   F: 09974
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Nik Bakar )
 ( T-  Jacob McKay )
Coming off best showing since winning maiden last May
Longer Odds
3 Mannie's Power   F: 435X9
  B(3) W(58.5)
Track too rock hard Gisborne. Ground more suitable today

Remarks

Gear changes: Rough Conduct: Tongue Tie off, Nose Band on Not Usual June (AUS): Blinkers off Stella Noire: Blinkers off Felix Faure: Ear Covers Pre-Race off, Ear Covers on
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Yanagida

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 5.30
Place1 5 $ 2.40
Place2 6 $ 2.50
Quinella 5:6 $ 11.60
Trifecta 5:6:2 $ 307.00
First4 5:6:2:7 $ 610.60

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 5, 6, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - FIBER FRESH BREEDERS STAKES 6 APRIL MAIDEN
Time: 4:33 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Beauty Star   F:
  B(11) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Leith Innes )
 ( T-  Tony Pike )
5yo first starter. Trials winner but has the wait been worth it?
Main Danger
7 Into The Groove   F: 285X
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Opie Bosson )
Placed
Dividend : $1.30
2nd debut, inexperince to fore next two before spell. Baker would have improved her in interim.
Next Best
1 Running Man   F: 3X244
  B(2) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Sam Spratt )
Won
Dividends : $5.70 $1.80
Been gelded since last raced.
Include in Multis
6 Arrivo   F: 5X442
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Trudy Thornton )
Due a win but it's taking a long time to arrive.
Longer Odds
9 Red Senna   F: 5X85X
  B(5) W(56.5)
2nd to tearaway raceday winner at trials.

Remarks

Blanco Canyon: Blinkers off Kate Louise: Lugging Bit off, Blinkers off, Ear Covers off, Ear Covers Pre-Race on, Tongue Control Bit on
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Results

Race Dividends
Win 1 $ 5.70
Place1 1 $ 1.80
Place2 5 $ 11.00
Place3 7 $ 1.30
Place6 1,9+,10/2,4,5/1,5,6/2,3+,7/5,6/1,5,7+ $ 135.40
Quinella 1:5 $ 129.40
Trifecta 1:5:7 $ 993.30
First4 1:5:7:12 $ 7976.10
Treble 3+/5/1 $ 59.70
Quaddie 6/3+/5/1 $ 990.50

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 6, 7, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%