M6 Riccarton – 7th August 2019

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M6 Riccarton – 7th August 2019

M6: Riccarton Park - 7th Aug, 2019

Start time:11:25 am
Weather:Fine
Track:Heavy10

Overview

Grand National Hurdles day at Riccarton with a mammoth 10-race card

Day's "Best"

R4 (6) Strad

Best "Each Way"

R2 (2) Tabard

Best "Roughie"

R6 (1) Ajay Lincoln

Race 1 - RICCARTON PARK FUNCTION CENTRE MAIDEN HURDLE
Time: 11:25 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Abacus   F: 63442
  B(8) W(68)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Knocking on the door after a good placing last time out. Only a matter of time and an in-form jockey is in the saddle. Good chance.
Main Danger
3 Quaff   F: 052F7
  B(2) W(68)
 ( J-  Shaun Phelan )
Stablemate to the top pick so betting will be interesting. Recent form has been a touch average but it could bounce back to win the maiden.
Next Best
5 Revolution   F: X6803
  B(3) W(68)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Won
Dividends : $4.50 $2.10
Indicated that a win wouldn't be far off when running third last time out. Aaron Kuru is riding well and he could make the difference.
Include in Multis
10 Tittletattle   F: 6532
  B(7) W(66)
Made up big ground to run another placing last start. On the rise and it shouldn't take long to break its maiden status. Chance.
Longer Odds
2 Keyboard Warrior   F: 064P2
  B(6) W(68)
 ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
 ( T-  Pam Robson )
Handy effort last start so consider at odds.

Remarks

Wide open hurdle to start the card
race-image
Punters can count on Abacus

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 4.50
Place1 5 $ 2.10
Place2 1 $ 1.50
Place3 6 $ 4.60
Quinella 1:5 $ 6.80
Trifecta 5:1:6 $ 205.80
First4 5:1:6:8 $ 2242.10

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 5, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 2 - CLASSIC VILLA
Time: 11:58 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Best Each Way'
2 Tabard   F: 45422
  B(9) W(59.5)
 ( J-  Rosie Myers )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Has its finger on the pulse after placing at its last two starts. Myers will have it ready to fire and the betting suggests it will go well.
Main Danger
6 Monza Circuito   F: 03321
  B(2) W(54)
 ( J-  Rohan Mudhoo )
 ( T-  Mike McCann )
Won
Dividends : $3.00 $1.50
Got the job done nicely last start and that could open the floodgates now. Gets in with only 51kg on the back and has every chance.
Next Best
1 Showpin   F: 11532
  B(7) W(59.5)
 ( J-  BB Hong )
Rarely runs a bad race and looked good winning consecutive races earlier this campaign. Gets some weight off its back which is needed.
Include in Multis
9 Shanzino   F: 94413
  B(10) W(54)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Nothing wrong with its form and it just needs to find a half-length to take this out. Chance down in the weights off the inside.
Longer Odds
10 So Brazen   F: 11X79
  B(6) W(54)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
Expect better now after two fair efforts.

Remarks

Nice form race
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Tabard looks a good chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 3.00
Place1 6 $ 1.50
Place2 8 $ 1.90
Place3 7 $ 2.90
Quinella 6:8 $ 10.50
Trifecta 6:8:7 $ 120.60
First4 6:8:7:2 $ 435.90
Double 5/6+ $ 24.70

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 6, 9, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 3 - RACECOURSE HOTEL & MOTOR LODGE STEEPLECHASE
Time: 12:32 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Mr Enthusiastic   F: 53731
  B(7) W(68.5)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
Placed
Dividend : $1.50
Got the chocolates last start and could well win again. Has been respected in the market and it should handle conditions nicely.
Main Danger
6 Ooee   F: X4434
  B(5) W(67)
 ( J-  Aaron Kuru )
Has been a little behind the eight ball this preparation. Doesn't need to lift much to beat this field and it should go close. Has class.
Next Best
4 Eion   F: 54323
  B(4) W(67)
 ( J-  Buddy Lammas )
 ( T-  Ken Duncan )
Never far away from the prize but does find it tough to win. It's day in the sun will come soon and we wouldn't rule it out here.
Include in Multis
3 Who Can Tell   F: X8P13
  B(6) W(68.5)
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Recent form has been solid, which includes a win two back. Backed that up with a strong placing so consider at each-way odds.
Longer Odds
5 Tell Me More   F: 76005
  B(10) W(67)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
Won
Dividends : $15.90 $3.60
Better run for fifth last start. Chance at knocking them out.

Remarks

Looks a competitive steeplechase
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Mr Enthusiastic is a top chance

Results

Race Dividends
Win 5 $ 15.90
Place1 5 $ 3.60
Place2 2 $ 1.50
Place3 7 $ 4.20
Quinella 2:5 $ 41.20
Trifecta 5:2:7 $ 1880.50
First4 5:2:7:8 $ 3747.10
Treble 5/6+/5 $ 510.00

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 4 - NZB INSURANCE
Time: 1:07 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top PickThe 'Day's Best'
6 Strad   F: 31711
  B(6) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Jacob Lowry )
 ( T-  Alex Cowan )
In career-best form with three wins from its last four starts. Has been well-backed throughout the week and it looks well placed.
Main Danger
3 Londonderry Air   F: 15152
  B(1) W(58)
 ( J-  Jason Laking )
Hasn't had much luck this campaign but could easily take out a race like this. Gets a comfortable run off the inside and should threaten them.
Next Best
5 Look Out   F: 06117
  B(4) W(57)
Placed
Dividend : $3.10
Put two wins together earlier. Only fair last start but it can bounce back and be a factor in this race. Include at the odds.
Include in Multis
2 Albut Me   F: 21210
  B(9) W(58)
 ( J-  Sanu Toolooa )
Faced tough competition last time out in the Winter Cup. On the quick back up and that could help its chances. Too good to ignore.
Longer Odds
1 The Gordonian   F: 23995
  B(8) W(59)
 ( J-  Krishna Mudhoo )
Tough customer which is worth including at the odds.

Remarks

Plenty of form runners lining up here
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Strad is the form runner

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 5.20
Place1 7 $ 1.90
Place2 5 $ 3.10
Place3 4 $ 2.60
Quinella 5:7 $ 33.90
Trifecta 7:5:4 $ 527.00
First4 7:5:4:3 $ 2964.40
Double 5/7 $ 142.70

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 5 - NAUTICAL INSURANCE GRAND NATIONAL AMATEUR CHAMPS
Time: 1:42 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
1 Karm 'N' Easy   F: 26001
  B(4) W(69)
 ( T-  K & A Tyler )
Comes into this with a last-start win and that should have the horse in good stead. Nice odds on offer and punters could cash in.
Main Danger
2 Itemize   F: 0X631
  B(6) W(68.5)
 ( J-  Emma Anderton )
Built nicely towards the win last time out and that bodes well for this. Nothing wrong with that form and it should go close.
Next Best
8 Sir Ritchie   F: FX582
  B(7) W(67)
 ( J-  Scotty MacNab )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $1.90
Capable rider in the saddle which always helps in these races. Indicated a return to winning form when running second last start.
Include in Multis
3 Maestro Blu   F: 8X621
  B(9) W(68.5)
 ( J-  Scott Wenn )
 ( T-  Simon Rees )
Won
Dividends : $2.70 $1.50
Scott Wenn is a solid rider and it hit form last time out when winning. Short in the market is the only negative.
Longer Odds
4 Nathan Detroit   F: 81844
  B(3) W(68)
 ( J-  Martin Dunne )
 ( T-  Pam Robson )
Placed
Dividend : $2.60
Has been just around the mark and it has upset credentials.

Remarks

The amateur riders races can always throw up some results
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Karm 'N' Easy has a shot

Results

Race Dividends
Win 3 $ 2.70
Place1 3 $ 1.50
Place2 8 $ 1.90
Place3 4 $ 2.60
Quinella 3:8 $ 8.20
Trifecta 3:8:4 $ 74.50
First4 3:8:4:5 $ 790.50
Quaddie 6+/5/7/3+ $ 4266.30
Trifecta - Selected!

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 3, 4, 8
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 6 - ELMWOOD TRADING CO MAIDEN
Time: 2:17 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Cee Sharp   F: 3X252
  B(7) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Sam Weatherley )
Placed
Dividend : $2.20
Looks set to break through after two second placings from three starts this campaign. Drawn well enough and there's good money for it.
Main Danger
12 Floral Art   F: 66X42
  B(1) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Won
Dividends : $4.30 $1.90
Won't take long to exit maiden grades after its run for second last time out. Chris Johnson rides and his patience works in a big field like this.
Next Best
11 Figeameout   F: 56472
  B(18) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Turned around some fairly moderate form with a good second placing coming into this. Drawn the car park so needs luck but include.
Include in Multis
5 Password   F: 5X
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Corey Campbell )
Showed some ability on debut before being put away. Has been specked in the market which is a positive sign. Chance.
Longer OddsThe 'Best Roughie'
1 Ajay Lincoln   F: 80X63
  B(17) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Only going to improve with more racing under the belt. Chance from out deep.

Remarks

Massive field with massive value
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Cee Sharp could be on note

Results

Race Dividends
Win 12 $ 4.30
Place1 12 $ 1.90
Place2 4 $ 5.10
Place3 10 $ 2.20
Quinella 4:12 $ 41.00
Trifecta 12:4:10 $ 443.10
First4 12:4:10:5 $ 1844.30

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 5, 10, 11, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 7 - MCMILLAN EQUINE MAIDEN
Time: 2:52 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
2 Blue   F: 64
  B(7) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jason Laking )
Has had its chances at its first two starts, but should be fitter now. Drawn well and Jason Laking should put it into a good position.
Main Danger
6 Pure Class   F: 633
  B(12) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Rahul Beeharry )
 ( T-  Kenny Moore )
Won
Dividends : $4.20 $2.00
Warming up after consecutive third placings. Drawn wide but the jockey is in good form and the claim helps. Nice odds.
Next Best
4 She'll Cat Choux   F: 6X333
  B(9) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
 ( T-  Ashley Frye )
Has a win in store sometime this winter. Has looked good running three straight third placings and could improve here.
Include in Multis
5 Faux Pas   F: X8442
  B(4) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Terry Moseley )
Has improved nicely since running eighth fresh up. Indicated a win wouldn't be far off when running second last start. Include.
Longer Odds
12 Athene   F: 7
  B(13) W(56.5)
 ( J-  BB Hong )
Placed
Dividend : $8.40
Chance to improve on its debut effort. Good chance to score an upset.

Remarks

Another big field for the maiden contest
race-image
Stick with Blue

Results

Race Dividends
Win 6 $ 4.20
Place1 6 $ 2.00
Place2 9 $ 6.30
Place3 12 $ 8.40
Quinella 6:9 $ 52.50
Trifecta 6:9:12 $ 2379.30
First4 6:9:12:11 $ 5328.90
Double 6+/7 $ 89.40

Betting Suggestions

Quaddies
R7 (2) Blue(4) She'll Cat Choux (6) Pure Class
R8 (1) Laekeeper(3) Bad Boy Brown (4) Guy Fox (8) The Great Guru
R9 (1) Raise You Five(10) Jildi Jildi (11) Spectra
R10 (4) Lincoln Hills(6) Miss Brahmos (8) Torre Del Greco (10) Paddy Bourke
Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
2, 4, 5, 6, 12
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 8 - HOSPITALITY NZ CBRY 130TH GRAND NATIONAL HURDLES
Time: 3:29 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Guy Fox   F: 37021
  B(4) W(65)
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Placed
Dividend : $1.80
Looks made for this race after scoring a quality win last time out. Nice odds on offer and it will give punters a good sight.
Main Danger
1 Laekeeper   F: X533L
  B(1) W(68)
 ( J-  Emily Farr )
 ( T-  Simon Rees )
Came down last Saturday and that's the only worry. The best horse in the race but the confidence may have taken a hit. Should still go close.
Next Best
3 Bad Boy Brown   F: 61322
  B(3) W(65.5)
 ( J-  Isaac Lupton )
Placed
Dividend : $1.40
Has been battling on gamely all season and could cap it off with a big win. Has attracted plenty of attention in the market so keep safe.
Include in Multis
8 The Great Guru   F: 52741
  B(2) W(65)
 ( J-  Shaun Fannin )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Could be the new horse on the scene. Good win last time out and Shaun Fannin could get it over the line. Include in the mix.
Longer Odds
9 Adequacy   F: 14152
  B(6) W(65)
 ( J-  Mathew Cropp )
 ( T-  K & A Tyler )
Form reads well and if sees out the distance, it could get some of the prize.

Remarks

Should be another great edition of the Grand National Hurdles
race-image
Guy Fox could explode for the win

Results

Race Dividends
Win 7 $ 20.20
Place1 7 $ 3.90
Place2 3 $ 1.40
Place3 4 $ 1.80
Quinella 3:7 $ 41.20
Trifecta 7:3:4 $ 350.40
First4 7:3:4:8 $ 4091.50
Double 6+/7 $ 89.40

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 3, 4, 8, 9
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 9 - HOTELIERS CHALLENGE MAIDEN
Time: 4:04 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
10 Jildi Jildi   F: 30X42
  B(10) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Robert Hannam )
Looks set for a nice race following a last-start placing. Good odds on offer and it should give punters a good sight. Nice hope.
Main Danger
11 Spectra   F: 62575
  B(2) W(56.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
Won
Dividends : $8.00 $2.80
Has been around the mark throughout its career but can't seem to win. Has Johnson in the saddle and it could exit maiden grades.
Next Best
1 Raise You Five   F: 43X98
  B(9) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Jacob Lowry )
Two starts this time in have been poor, but it's better than that. Drawn a touch wide but has time to find cover. Include in win bets.
Include in Multis
4 Wholetthefoxout   F: 60X34
  B(12) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Ryan Elliot )
Hasn't done much wrong since resuming. Has upside and could score an overdue maiden win with the right run throughout.
Longer Odds
2 Steele Canyon   F: 72436
  B(3) W(58.5)
 ( J-  Brett Murray )
Placed
Dividend : $4.50
Never all that far away. Include at double-figure odds.

Remarks

Another maiden but another good race for punters
race-image
Jildi could go close

Results

Race Dividends
Win 11 $ 8.00
Place1 11 $ 2.80
Place2 2 $ 4.50
Place3 8 $ 5.70
Quinella 2:11 $ 56.60
Trifecta 11:2:8 $ 1878.20
First4 11:2:8:1 $ 6166.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
1, 2, 4, 10, 11
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

Race 10 - LINDAUER
Time: 4:39 | Distance: m | Prize $

Selections (Click horse or jockey for additional information)

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Top Pick
4 Lincoln Hills   F: 14215
  B(7) W(55.5)
 ( J-  Chris Johnson )
 ( T-  Lisa Latta )
Nice type which was too good for them two back. Has multiple wins this winter and could add another here.
Main Danger
6 Miss Brahmos   F: 52481
  B(5) W(54.5)
 ( T-  Terri Rae )
Scored an overdue win with ease last start. Could kick on with it now and repeat the dose. Right in this.
Next Best
10 Paddy Bourke   F: 72222
  B(1) W(54)
 ( J-  Lisa Allpress )
Four consecutive second placings coming into this. Good chance to go one better and reward loyal punters.
Include in Multis
8 Torre Del Greco   F: 32313
  B(4) W(54)
 ( J-  Kozzi Asano )
 ( T-  Kevin Myers )
Drops down to 50kg with the claim and it's a dangerous type at those weights. Deserves to win another race.
Longer Odds
3 Saber   F: 53288
  B(8) W(59)
Placed
Dividend : $6.70
Good enough to cause an upset.

Remarks

Looks a good form race to close the card
race-image
Lincoln Hills has upside

Results

Race Dividends
Win 9 $ 12.00
Place1 9 $ 3.00
Place2 3 $ 6.70
Place3 7 $ 4.10
Quinella 3:9 $ 67.40
Trifecta 9:3:7 $ 2262.20
First4 9:3:7:8 $ 26394.80

Betting Suggestions


Multi's
Boxed Tri's and FF's
3, 4, 6, 8, 10
RETURNS - $20 STAKE
Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%