M6: Riccarton – 5th March 2020

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M6: Riccarton – 5th March 2020

M6: Riccarton Park - 5th Mar, 2020

Start time:1:02 pm
Weather:Fine
Track:Good3

Overview

Thursday racing with a nice 8 race card

Day's "Best"

R2 (1) Khimar War

Best "Each Way"

R4 (10) Nymphadora Tonks

Best "Roughie"

R8 (5) Raff
  • Race 1 - RICCARTON PARK FUNCTION CENTRE MAIDEN
    Time: 1:02 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Just Tickety Boo   F: 3X254
      B(1) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Kin Kwo )
    Won
    Dividends : $5.60 $2.60
    Very good second fresh up. Very good from a long way back last time. Looks well placed to win
    Main Danger
    1 Grand Express   F: 05233
      B(7) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Doni Prastiyou )
    Going well, placing in his last three. Went close last time here and I expect him to improve
    Next Best
    6 Golden Harvest   F: 6X
      B(6) W(58)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.80
    Showed good ability on debut during Cup week in a tough race. No trials to prepare is a concern
    Include in Multis
    8 Road To Diamonds   F: 0X8
      B(4) W(56.5)
    Was well supported fresh up were she lacked luck. Chance if she gets more luck today.
    Longer Odds
      B(3) W(58)
     ( J-  Terry Moseley )
    Making debut and has shown ability at the trials

    Remarks

    Small field to start the day and every runner has a chance
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    Just Tickety Boo looks a good chance to take out the first

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 5.60
    Place1 2 $ 2.60
    Place2 6 $ 1.80
    Quinella 2:6 $ 7.40
    Trifecta 2:6:4 $ 68.20
    First4 2:6:4:3 $ 215.20

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 5, 6, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 2 - NZB SOUTH ISLAND SALE 17 APRIL
    Time: 1:37 | Distance: 1200m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    1 Khimar War   F: 58281
      B(2) W(59)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Won
    Dividends : $1.70 $1.20
    Bolted in last time after being freshened. Looks ready to hit top form and should win this off last starts effort
    Main Danger
    3 Vendima   F: 62823
      B(1) W(58)
     ( J-  Jason Laking )
    Made good ground late behind Khimar War. Good effort prior and I expect her to be making good ground late.
    Next Best
    2 Solomon   F: 55133
      B(6) W(59)
    Won here three back. Both thirds since have been good when leading two back and getting home strongly last time.
    Longer Odds
    6 Pipiana   F: 89438
      B(4) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Seems to race best here down the dogleg. Could surprise here

    Remarks

    Some good sprinting horses here
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    Lisa rides our days best

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 1.70
    Place1 1 $ 1.20
    Place2 7 $ 8.50
    Quinella 1:7 $ 18.40
    Trifecta 1:7:5 $ 77.80
    First4 1:7:5:2 $ 247.90

    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 3 - PUNTERS CHALLENGE 4 APRIL - ENTER NOW
    Time: 2:12 | Distance: 1000m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Swiss Eire   F: 38603
      B(2) W(57)
    Always rated as a good galloper. Pretty unlucky last time and looks ready to go close here
    Main Danger
    1 Mediterranean Star   F: 42625
      B(6) W(60)
     ( J-  Brett Murray )
    Good effort for second two back. Good when leading last time when running a quick time.
    Next Best
    6 Fascino Lass   F: 23908
      B(3) W(55)
     ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
    Freshened since her form tailed off. Chance on her best form and LIsa can only help chances
    Include in Multis
    4 Our Rosette   F: 03271
      B(1) W(56)
     ( J-  Terry Moseley )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.20
    Finally won maiden. Capable of going back to back.
    Longer Odds
    3 Confessional   F: 1720X
      B(5) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Wesley Papier )
    Won
    Dividends : $7.60 $3.80
    Fresh up with a 4kg claim. Chance if she is fit enough and when leading

    Remarks

    Third small field of the day
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    Team Pitman have three runners here

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 7.60
    Place1 3 $ 3.80
    Place2 4 $ 3.20
    Quinella 3:4 $ 18.30
    Trifecta 3:4:1 $ 167.70
    First4 3:4:1:6 $ 940.20
    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 4 - THE TEA HOUSE AT RICCARTON PARK MAIDEN
    Time: 2:47 | Distance: 1600m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    The 'Best Each Way'
    10 Nymphadora Tonks   F: 64542
      B(4) W(56)
     ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
    Had her chance to win last time when just missing. Been unlucky not to win one prior and is at good each way odds
    Main Danger
    1 Ocean Of Champagne   F: 23X73
      B(8) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Brett Murray )
    Showed ability last prep. Good tough effort when looking like finishing further back last time.
    Next Best
    2 Jiminy Cricket   F: 68083
      B(6) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Rahul Beeharry )
    Didn't get all favours two back. Back with a good 3rd making good ground.
    Include in Multis
    6 Zakunda   F: 3795
      B(10) W(58)
    Decent effort last start over 2000m. Run well prior over 1400 and stepping back to 1600.
    Longer Odds
    12 Just A Promiss   F: 8X905
      B(12) W(56)
    Placed
    Dividend : $4.90
    Best run in her career came last start. Looks suited to 1600 today

    Remarks

    Our top pick looks nice each way value
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    Kozzi could ride a winner

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 9 $ 11.10
    Place1 9 $ 3.00
    Place2 11 $ 1.90
    Place3 12 $ 4.90
    Quinella 9:11 $ 25.40
    Trifecta 9:11:12 $ 875.80
    First4 9:11:12:6 $ 4315.60
    Double 3/9 $ 74.60

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 6, 10, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 5 - CHRISTCHURCH CASINO
    Time: 3:22 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    2 Pinup Coup   F: 63332
      B(4) W(58)
    Placed
    Dividend : $1.50
    Honest mare who is building to a win. Went very close last time and looks well placed to win
    Main Danger
    4 Splendior   F: 23164
      B(5) W(56)
     ( J-  Corey Campbell )
     ( T-  S & M Smith )
    Very good winning three back. Nice run at Wellington and then was decent last time.
    Next Best
    5 Baban   F: 62502
      B(2) W(55.5)
    Good run for second last start at Invercargill. Was in this grade in that run

    Remarks

    Five runners contest the first leg of the quaddie
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    Pinup Coup looks hard to beat

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 7.00
    Place1 3 $ 2.60
    Place2 2 $ 1.50
    Quinella 2:3 $ 6.20
    Trifecta 3:2:6 $ 37.70
    First4 3:2:6:4 $ 80.90

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R5 (2) Pinup Coup
    R6 (1) Jin Lu(2) Effervescent (5) Panzer (6) Baby Menaka
    R7 (4) Monza Circuito(5) Belle Fascino (6) Xcuses Xcuses
    R8 (3) Why Me(5) Raff (9) Coup Dreamwood (12) Shock Prospect
    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 - VICTORIA WOODLEY
    Time: 3:57 | Distance: 2000m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    6 Baby Menaka   F: 43X51
      B(3) W(57.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.00
    Good fifth fresh up before a good win here last time. Can go back to back in a similar race
    Main Danger
    1 Jin Lu   F: 50672
      B(11) W(60)
     ( J-  BB Hong )
    Dropped back in grade last time and was a great effort for second. Up in distance and should run well.
    Next Best
    2 Effervescent   F: 58212
      B(7) W(59.5)
     ( J-  Brett Murray )
    In good form winning one and 2 seconds off his last three runs. Will go close off recent efforts.
    Include in Multis
    5 Panzer   F: 8417
      B(4) W(58)
    Won maiden impressively by 4 lengths. Nice effort in Southland Guineas and the extra distance suits
    Longer Odds
    7 Bridget Town   F: 68602
      B(6) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Corey Campbell )
    Could second last time and could run well at odds

    Remarks

    Open field with many chances
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    Chris Johnson rides for Parsons

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 8 $ 9.80
    Place1 8 $ 3.30
    Place2 6 $ 2.00
    Place3 14 $ 3.90
    Quinella 6:8 $ 25.30
    Trifecta 8:6:14 $ 547.70
    First4 8:6:14:5 $ 1488.00

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 5, 6, 7
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 7 - JACK THOMPSON OPEN HANDICAP
    Time: 4:37 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    4 Monza Circuito   F: 14422
      B(2) W(58)
     ( J-  Rohan Mudhoo )
     ( T-  Mike McCann )
    Freshened since her second in Timaru Stakes. In great form all season and I expect another top performance
    Main Danger
    5 Belle Fascino   F: 22433
      B(7) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Samantha Wynne )
    Won
    Dividends : $3.70 $1.90
    Honest mare who has ran third in both White Robe and Timaru Stakes will run a good race.
    Next Best
    6 Xcuses Xcuses   F: 15655
      B(1) W(56.5)
     ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
    Disappointing last start at Ascot. Been racing well prior but has poor form on the track.
    Include in Multis
    3 Son Of Maher   F: 53908
      B(5) W(59)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Placed
    Dividend : $2.80
    Last two runs have been better than it looks. Chance on his best form
    Longer Odds
    7 The Growler   F: 16451
      B(4) W(54.5)
     ( J-  Brett Murray )
    Last start winner who is rising in class but can run well at odds

    Remarks

    Today's feature has brought a good field even with the prizemoney on offer
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    Monza Circuito should run a big race

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 3.70
    Place1 5 $ 1.90
    Place2 3 $ 2.80
    Quinella 3:5 $ 11.90
    Trifecta 5:3:4 $ 62.50
    First4 5:3:4:8 $ 332.30
    Trifecta - Selected!

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%
  • Race 8 - RACECOURSE HOTEL & MOTOR LODGE
    Time: 5:12 | Distance: 1400m | Prize $

  • Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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    Top Pick
    3 Why Me   F: 02081
      B(7) W(58.5)
     ( J-  Chris Johnson )
    Won well here last time in a similar race. Can make it back to back wins.
    Main Danger
    9 Coup Dreamwood   F: 044X4
      B(12) W(56.5)
    Well bred gelding who was good fresh up for fourth. Will be fitter. Only concern is the wide gate.
    Next Best
    12 Shock Prospect   F: 61043
      B(6) W(56)
     ( J-  Kylie Williams )
    Placed
    Dividend : $3.50
    Impressive breaking maidens. Has ran two nice races last couple and looks a chance here
    Include in Multis
    1 Strike Force   F: 1
      B(3) W(59)
     ( J-  Jason Laking )
    Won
    Dividends : $8.00 $3.00
    Won well on debut when leading. Can remain unbeaten
    Longer Odds
    The 'Best Roughie'
    5 Raff   F: 7X842
      B(4) W(57.5)
    Improving every run this prep. Very good second last start and looks a good chance at odds

    Remarks

    Very open field to end the day
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    Why Me won the last race here when he won

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 1 $ 8.00
    Place1 1 $ 3.00
    Place2 12 $ 3.50
    Place3 2 $ 3.20
    Quinella 1:12 $ 50.80
    Trifecta 1:12:2 $ 747.60
    First4 1:12:2:3 $ 4002.10

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 5, 9, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%