M6: Riccarton – 10th August 2019

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M6: Riccarton – 10th August 2019

M6: Riccarton Park - 10th Aug, 2019

Start time:11:30 am
Weather:Raining
Track:Heavy10

Overview

Final day of the Grand National Festival of racing and this years Grand National Steeplechase is a cracker

Day's "Best"

R4 (1) Galway Garry

Best "Each Way"

R2 (11) Vasiliki

Best "Roughie"

R7 (4) Dynamic

Race 1 - SPEIGHT'S PREMIER HURDLE
Time: 11:30 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Animator   F: 07123
  B(2) W(68.5)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Indicative Odds: $3.40
Strong winning only hurdle start at Hastings. Solid form since on the flat with a nice run last week here. Been kept for this race and looks hard to beat.
Main Danger
10 Revolution   F: 68031
  B(4) W(68.5)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Indicative Odds: $3.80
Talented hurdler who was massive winning during the week. Bold front runner who will give you a great sight.
Next Best
5 Abacus   F:
  B(9)
 ( J-  )
Indicative Odds: $7.50
Unlucky two starts back not to win when hampered over the last jump. Well beaten by Revolution on Wednesday but must include here.
Include in Multis
11 Sir Ritchie   F: X5822
  B(11) W(67)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
Good for second on Wednesday on the flat. Raced two years back in the same race and stumbled at the last finished a distance third. Jumped in Aussie and showed ability without winning. Looks a good each way hope.
Longer Odds
1 Cashel   F: 32129
  B(8) W(68.5)
 ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
Raced in a Steeplechase race last start and raced poor but his hurdle starts this prep have been very good and looks well placed.

Remarks

Very Interesting field to kick off this wonderful day of racing.
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Emily Farr has had a tough week but she has a good chance on this unbeaten gallo

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - ZILCO PREMIER
Time: 12:00 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
11 Vasiliki   F: X2122
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Indicative Odds: $6.50
Very honest mare since her move down south. Should get through the track and being new to the meeting she may run to her best.
Main Danger
3 Middagurd   F: X88X1
  B(6) W(59)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $3.10
Good win on fresh up last week. Always races well this time of year and looks a nice chance.
Next Best
4 Turncoat   F: 13041
  B(11) W(61)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
Indicative Odds: $7.00
Good win in a higher grade on Wednesday. Dropping back in grade but he is going up to 61kg’s. Looks a chance if the weight suits.
Include in Multis
5 Paddy Bourke   F: 22228
  B(1) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
Form was very good in the North before a disappointing effort on Wednesday. Will figure in the finish if he returns back into his northern form.
Longer Odds
14 Suggestive Loox   F: 12546
  B(9) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
Indicative Odds: $13.00
Racing very well with no weight on her back. Not much luck day 1 and I expect her to be storming home.

Remarks

Very good field with some each way value
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Vasiliki going since Lance brought her on Gavelhouse

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 5, 11, 14
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - AVON CITY FORD PREMIER MAIDEN
Time: 12:35 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
11 Pure Class   F: 6331
  B(13) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Tanya Jonker )
 ( T-  Kenny Moore )
Indicative Odds: $3.60
Good winning on Wednesday. Comes into this well placed and with the claim looks a good winning chance.
Main Danger
10 Floral Art   F: 6X421
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Indicative Odds: $4.20
Another who won well on Wednesday. Dropping back in distance holds no worries and another who is well placed.
Next Best
16 Chuck A Luck   F: 342
  B(4) W(56)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
Indicative Odds: $6.50
Just beaten by the smallest of margins last week. The extra distance suits and does love Riccarton.
Include in Multis
5 Cee Sharp   F: X2523
  B(18) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
Nice third on Wednesday. She is in very good form this prep and I think she will race very honest again.
Longer Odds
6 Highland Lady   F: X8424
  B(16) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Terri Rae )
Indicative Odds: $16.00
A mare who always races well. Good stable with a good rider and looks a good value runner here.

Remarks

Couple of horses who won on Wednesday head my selections
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Kenny Moore’s team in great form

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
5, 6, 10, 11, 16
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - HEATSTORE PREMIER
Time: 1:10 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
1 Galway Garry   F: 33251
  B(8) W(61)
 ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
 ( T-  K & A Tyler )
Indicative Odds: $2.40
Easy winner on the first day by 13 lengths this looks easier field and his form prior was good. Will handle the track and if he backs up looks to win again.
Main Danger
6 Pamir   F: 420X3
  B(2) W(58)
 ( J-  Rohan Mudhoo )
 ( T-  John Luxton )
Indicative Odds: $6.50
Good performance fresh up. Likes track like this and should run a bold race.
Next Best
3 Locally Sauced   F: 83362
  B(11) W(59.5)
 ( T-  G & T Shaw )
Indicative Odds: $8.50
Much better last week even though the winner won by 13. Run at Timaru was plain but I expect this horse to run well in this.
Include in Multis
5 Pickup   F: 545X4
  B(10) W(59)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
 ( T-  Kevin James )
Indicative Odds: $12.00
Nice effort at Timaru fresh up. Was a tough field that day and will be fitter. May want a firmer surface but is always in the finish.
Longer Odds
10 I'llav Bubbles   F: X0525
  B(12) W(56)
 ( J-  Kylie Williams )
Indicative Odds: $10.00
In good form. Was a nice effort behind my top pick last week and looks way over the odds and a must include.

Remarks

Best bet of the day in this race
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After his last week 13L victory looks very hard to beat

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 5, 6, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 5 - BRACKENFIELD HUNT PREMIER
Time: 1:45 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Rock Island Line   F: 95419
  B(16) W(60)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Indicative Odds: $12.00
Very well ridden when winning at Taranaki. Nothing went right on the first day. Senior replacing claiming could turn his form around.
Main Danger
1 Our Teddy Boy   F: 62652
  B(14) W(60)
 ( J-  Rohan Mudhoo )
 ( T-  Steve Tyler )
Indicative Odds: $12.00
Nice run on the first day and his prior form was solid. Comes into this well and I expect a bold run.
Next Best
13 Ophelia Lee   F: 88234
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Indicative Odds: $6.50
Travelled well on the first day but struggled when asked her an effort. In good form and looks to be well placed here.
Include in Multis
12 Red Forest   F: 13148
  B(9) W(57)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Indicative Odds: $8.00
Form prior to effort on first day was very good. Disappointing on the first day but can bounce back
Longer Odds
7 Tuilana   F: 01663
  B(3) W(58)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Indicative Odds: $12.00
Her form prior to Wednesday was fair but she was massive for third on Wednesday. Looks to have come into form at the right time.

Remarks

Some nice priced horses here
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Rock Island Line’s run last week much better than it reads

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 7, 12, 13
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - RC HOTEL & MOTOR LODGE 145TH GRAND NTL STPLCHASE
Time: 2:22 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Gagarin   F: 51419
  B(10) W(68)
 ( J-  Mathew Gillies )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $3.90
In great form winning the Manawatu and Wellington Steeplechase impressively. Will run the distance looks hard to beat.
Main Danger
1 Shamal   F: X1141
  B(1) W(69)
 ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
 ( T-  Ken Duncan )
Indicative Odds: $3.40
Last years winner who comes into this in better form than last year. Question mark is if the track is too heavy for him but in too good of form not to have near the top of your selections.
Next Best
5 It's A Wonder   F: 43121
  B(4) W(65)
 ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
Indicative Odds: $3.10
Dominant winner of the Koral last week. First time over the distance is a concern for a free going front runner but looks to have the Stamina and the new comer to this rank but proving himself to be very good.
Include in Multis
3 Chocolate Fish   F: 9842P
  B(8) W(67)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
 ( T-  Shane Brown )
Indicative Odds: $7.50
Had excuses on why he didn’t finish the Wellington Steeples was in good form prior and was very good in this race last year.
Longer Odds
6 Des De Jeu   F: 93L2F
  B(3) W(65)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Indicative Odds: $12.00
Fell when looking likely to run second. In good form prior to fall. Very promising galloper from one of the best trainers. Value runner.

Remarks

The feature of the whole week and what a field for this years race
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Gagarin massive form this season

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - IN MEMORY OF "DOODS" PREMIER OPEN
Time: 2:57 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Red Sierra   F: 27144
  B(3) W(53)
Indicative Odds: $2.80
Missed the kick in the Winter Cup and made up heaps of ground for fourth. If she jumps looks very hard to beat.
Main Danger
8 King Cougar   F: 53220
  B(7) W(53)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
Indicative Odds: $8.00
Was in great form prior to Winter Cup. Forward runner who will enjoy the 1400m.
Next Best
2 Heni   F: 345X6
  B(10) W(56)
Indicative Odds: $14.00
MIke said she will be better on the last day. I was still disappointed with the run but she trialled well and loves the course
Include in Multis
5 Trudeau   F: 41417
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Indicative Odds: $11.00
Good winner of Oamaru Cup prior to the Winter Cup which was still a great run can figure in the finish.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
4 Dynamic   F: 65313
  B(5) W(55)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Indicative Odds: $13.00
In great form. Good third on the first day. Can win this at good odds.

Remarks

Good first leg of the quaddie
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Red Sierra can bounce back

Results

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R7 (2) Heni(4) Dynamic (5) Trudeau (7) Red Sierra (8) King Cougar
R8 (1) Frankie The Fox(3) Duke Of Plumpton (10) Promising
R9 (1) Rosewood(2) Dez (7) Nomen Ludi
R10 (1) Slammer(2) Bullitt (4) Nathan Detroit (8) Our Boy Baz (13) Bridget Town
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - VERNON & VAZEY PREMIER
Time: 3:30 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
3 Duke Of Plumpton   F: 2512X
  B(14) W(59)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Indicative Odds: $5.00
Good trialer at Foxton prior to today. Good runs at Blenheim looks hard to beat.
Main Danger
10 Promising   F: X0052
  B(19) W(57)
 ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
 ( T-  K & A Tyler )
Indicative Odds: $8.00
Looked the winner up the straight on the first day. Can go close here.
Next Best
1 Frankie The Fox   F: 26743
  B(3) W(60)
 ( J-  Rohan Mudhoo )
 ( T-  Mike McCann )
Indicative Odds: $5.50
Funny sort of galloper. Has the potential to go further than this grade but does things wrong. Good enough to win this
Include in Multis
4 Tryfan   F: 46536
  B(13) W(59)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
 ( T-  Terri Rae )
Indicative Odds: $6.00
First start in the south. With a good trainer. Form in North good enough to give these a shake
Longer Odds
5 Fulltothebrim   F: 31934
  B(22) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jason Laking )
Indicative Odds: $11.00
Racing well with a nice fourth first day. Can figure in the finish.

Remarks

Competitive leg of the quaddie
race-image
Rosie could win for her uncle Kevin

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 5, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - CHRISTCHRCH CASINO WINTER CLASSIC HANDICAP
Time: 4:05 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
7 Nomen Ludi   F: 31315
  B(2) W(53)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Indicative Odds: $9.00
I thought he was very good in the Winter Cup last week. The extra distance suits and looks well placed in the weights.
Main Danger
1 Rosewood   F: 21922
  B(3) W(60)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Indicative Odds: $3.00
In great form making up plenty in the Opunake Cup before just beaten in Winter Cup. 1800m looks ideal.
Next Best
2 Dez   F: 67011
  B(5) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Indicative Odds: $2.40
Good winner of the Winter Cup last week. Last years winner of the Winter Classic but does get a weight
Include in Multis
4 Lil Miss Swiss   F: 18188
  B(10) W(55)
 ( J-  Tanya Jonker )
 ( T-  K & A Tyler )
Indicative Odds: $9.00
Won well here three back and her run in the Winter Cup was massive. Looks a good hope over the 1800m.
Longer Odds
8 Londonderry Air   F: 51524
  B(6) W(53)
 ( J-  Corey Campbell )
Indicative Odds: $18.00
Racing well in the lower grades. Can run well even though he is rising in grade

Remarks

Winter Cup form the key for the Winter Classic
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Nomen Ludi comes into this with 53kg

Results

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 7, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 10 - MARK MCNAMARA FAREWELL PREMIER
Time: 4:45 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Slammer   F: 56971
  B(1) W(60)
 ( J-  Corey Campbell )
Indicative Odds: $8.50
In good form winning very strongly last start looks the one to beat.
Main Danger
13 Bridget Town   F: 90712
  B(5) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rahul Beeharry )
Indicative Odds: $7.00
Won well two back and was very good on the first day. Loves these tracks and another top run is expected
Next Best
2 Bullitt   F: 20826
  B(15) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jacob Lowry )
Indicative Odds: $14.00
Good second behind Slammer before a good sixth in a higher grade on the first day. Dropping back suits and looks a good bet at each way odds
Include in Multis
4 Nathan Detroit   F: 18443
  B(11) W(58)
 ( T-  Pam Robson )
Indicative Odds: $7.00
Nearly fell on Wednesday. Was never going to win but more luck would of been second. Going very well in the moment
Longer Odds
8 Our Boy Baz   F: 28025
  B(10) W(57.5)
 ( J-  Kin Kwo )
 ( T-  K & A Tyler )
Indicative Odds: $16.00
Good second two back with nice run on the first day. Extra distance suits and I would like to see this horse put in the race earlier.

Remarks

Last race of this fantastic carnival
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Corey Campbell can end the day well with a winner in the last

Results

Betting Suggestions


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%