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M2: Ruakaka
6th Aug

Start time:11:16 AM
Weather:Fine
Track:Soft5

Overview

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Days "Best"

R1 (8) Kaimai Queen
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Best "Each Way"

R2 (2) Rustic
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Best "Roughie"

R3 (8) Spelterini
  • Race 1 - GREG THORP BLASTING LIMITED MAIDEN
    Time: 11:16 AM | Distance: 1600 m | Prize $ 15000

  • Top Pick
    The 'Day's Best'
    8 Kaimai Queen  
    Dividend : $1.30
    Place
    F: X8333   B(11)  W(56.5)
     ( J- Niranjan Parmar )
     ( T- Vicki Prendergast )
    I was very impressed with the way she finished off for third in a strong Special Conditions maiden here last time. Thought she would win next time back to maidens and that's today
    Main Danger
    3 Dream Force  
    F: X7354   B(10)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Troy Harris )
     ( T- S & E Clotworthy )
    Going good races this prep and I do like him getting back on better ground rather than last two on heavy
    Next Best
    2 Tynesider  
    F: 902   B(6)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Eilish Bragg )
     ( T- Kim Knight )
    A very good second last time on heavy. Only concern is getting on better ground
    Consider
    4 Turnaround  
    F: 53   B(3)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Ace Lawson-Carroll )
     ( T- Lesley Munro )
    Went a good third last time at Avondale. Did place in two trials on Good and Soft going. Worth including
    Longer Odds
    6 The Big Show  
    F: 34670   B(5)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Matthew Cameron )
     ( T- Chris Gibbs )
    Stepping back from strong 3yo races last couple gives him a chance at odds

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    2, 3, 4, 6, 8
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 32.50
    Place1 5 $ 7.10
    Place2 8 $ 1.30
    Place3 7 $ 12.90
    Quinella 5:8 $ 30.70
    Trifecta 5:8:7 $ 8034.00
    First4 F4 5:8:7:3 $ 5871.90
    Double 5 $ 282.80
    Treble 5 $ 2649.50
  • Race 2 - ALIBABA'S FLYING CARPETS STRETCH AND TRIM MAIDEN
    Time: 11:48 AM | Distance: 1600 m | Prize $ 15000

  • Top Pick
    Best "Each Way"
    2 Rustic  
    F: 82952   B(8)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Troy Harris )
     ( T- Richardson/Norvall )
    A very good performance for second here last time at a longer price and I can see him going one better today at a each way quote
    Main Danger
    7 Brontes Gold  
    F: None   B(13)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Elen Nicholas )
     ( T- Trevor Da Cruz )
    Has won his last two trials leading and racing away from his opposition. Different environment and pressure than trials but ability is there
    Next Best
    1 Arjay's Flight  
    Dividend : $1.30
    Place
    F: 428X2   B(3)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Trudy Thornton )
     ( T- Mark Brosnan )
    Raced in the Derby and all the leadups with good success without winning. Resumed with a solid second fresh up
    Consider
    5 Matai Bay  
    F: 4420   B(5)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Jasmine Fawcett )
     ( T- Rae/Williams-Tuhoro )
    Things didn't go right in the Special Conditions maiden here last time but just beaten here over this trip two back
    Longer Odds
    10 Go Fiona  
    F: 56X65   B(1)  W(56.5)
     ( J- Matthew Cameron )
     ( T- Catherine Cameron )
    Been running on in her races on the Cambridge Synthetic this prep and now peaking third up. At a good value price

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 5, 7, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 10.40
    Place1 3 $ 2.70
    Place2 1 $ 1.30
    Place3 4 $ 5.80
    Quinella 1:3 $ 9.60
    Trifecta 3:1:4 $ 420.00
    First4 F4 3:1:4:10 $ 3930.20
    Double 5 $ 282.80
    Treble 5 $ 2649.50
    Quaddie 3 $ 3196.40
  • Race 3 - HARCOURTS SERIES AT RUAKAKA
    Time: 12:20 PM | Distance: 1600 m | Prize $ 30000

  • Top Pick
    1 Chevron  
    Dividend : 
    Place
    F: X0113   B(6)  W(60.0)
     ( J- Tegan Newman )
     ( T- Chris Gibbs )
    I don't see the drop back in distance from 2100 to Mile a big issue. Big winner here two back then ran well behind River Run in the Whangarei Gold Cup last time
    Main Danger
    4 Follow Your Dreams  
    Dividend : $4.10, $1.80
    Won
    F: 5X853   B(5)  W(55.0)
     ( J- Kelsey Hannan )
     ( T- Rae/Williams-Tuhoro )
    Worked home well late for third last time and he does seem like he is near his best now
    Next Best
    3 Ever So Easy  
    Dividend : $2.30
    Place
    F: X4327   B(2)  W(57.5)
     ( J- Matthew Cameron )
     ( T- Chris Gibbs )
    A really disappointing effort last time after a good second here two back. Up to the mile today
    Consider
    5 Chillax  
    F: X6820   B(4)  W(54.0)
     ( J- Joe Kamaruddin )
     ( T- Steven Cole )
    Track too heavy last time. Just missed two back at Counties. Improved track could help him today
    Longer Odds
    Best "Roughie"
    8 Spelterini  
    F: 00X55   B(1)  W(54.0)
     ( J- Sam Spratt )
     ( T- Davina Waddell )
    Both runs have had merit this prep with two running on efforts for fifth. Not the worst in this contest

    Betting Suggestions


    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%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 4.10
    Place1 4 $ 1.80
    Place2 3 $ 2.30
    Quinella 3:4 $ 10.70
    Trifecta 4:3:1 $ 21.00
    First4 F4 4:3:1:8 $ 120.00
    Double 4 $ 11.00
    Treble 5 $ 2649.50
    Quaddie 3 $ 3196.40
  • Race 4 - ALIBABA'S FLYING CARPETS DASH
    Time: 12:55 PM | Distance: 1100 m | Prize $ 30000

  • Top Pick
    3 Deploy  
    Dividend : $5.80, $1.90
    Won
    F: X2118   B(2)  W(56.0)
     ( J- Jasmine Fawcett )
     ( T- Rae/Williams-Tuhoro )
    She had excuses last time when not getting to the lead from her wide gate and staying wide. In a smaller field low gate and less pressure I think if she can find the lead like her two previous wins she can be hard to beat
    Main Danger
    1 Alabama Gold  
    F: 2816X   B(1)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Troy Harris )
     ( T- Stephen Autridge )
    I really like this Turn Me Loose colt who just sat behind Leaders and won a trial impressively. Group 3 winner last prep and main danger here
    Next Best
    2 Lord Cosmos  
    Dividend : $1.60
    Place
    F: 0X21X   B(4)  W(58.0)
     ( J- Joe Kamaruddin )
     ( T- Mark Walker )
    Another talented 3yo resuming off a pretty solid trial at Cambridge. Stakes winner off his last start and does know how to hit the line
    Consider
    6 Sacred Dream  
    F: 4   B(3)  W(54.0)
     ( J- Craig Grylls )
     ( T- Andrew Forsman )
    Well supported on debut when starting $2.7 fav. Giving on the ground. Gets back on a better surface and her trials showed she had ability
    Longer Odds
    5 Montezuma  
    F: 5X   B(5)  W(56.0)
     ( J- Matthew Cameron )
     ( T- TeamRogerson )
    Well bred Savabeel out of a good family who has been gelded and got the Blinkers on. Trials have been good enough. Odds chance

    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%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 3 $ 5.80
    Place1 3 $ 1.90
    Place2 4 $ 2.10
    Place3 2 $ 1.60
    Quinella 3:4 $ 21.60
    Trifecta 3:4:2 $ 145.20
    First4 F4 3:4:2:1 $ 279.30
    Double 4 $ 11.00
    Treble 3 $ 241.70
    Quaddie 3 $ 3196.40
  • Race 5 - TRUWELD ENGINEERING MAIDEN
    Time: 1:32 PM | Distance: 1200 m | Prize $ 15000

  • Top Pick
    9 Alpino  
    Dividend : $1.80
    Place
    F: 94332   B(10)  W(56.5)
     ( J- Craig Grylls )
     ( T- Moroney/Gerard )
    A very honest mare who will be rewarded with her consistence one day and today could be it. Racing well on heavy going and the better going shouldn't worry
    Main Danger
    1 Miscreant  
    Dividend : $1.60
    Place
    F: 359X2   B(4)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Michael McNab )
     ( T- Stephen Marsh )
    From the now in Australia Richard Collett barn. He is now with Stephen Marsh. Just beaten fresh up at Counties for second. Preformed well on better going last prep indicating a good performance here
    Next Best
    14 Texas  
    Dividend : $8.60, $2.10
    Won
    F: 6426X   B(6)  W(56.0)
     ( J- Doni Prastiyou )
     ( T- Nicholas Bishara )
    Resuming 3yo who I followed during his 2yo season as I found him to keep improving. Got up to a mile last prep. He could be just a sprinting and trip today suits
    Consider
    3 Homegrown  
    F: None   B(2)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Troy Harris )
     ( T- Mark Walker )
    Making his debut and has performed well at the trials for a win and couple of close placings. One to include
    Longer Odds
    8 Rabona  
    F: 099X   B(1)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Matthew Cameron )
     ( T- Debbie Sweeney )
    Ok second in a trial here in June. Could be the big improver from his first racing prep

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 3, 8, 9, 14
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 14 $ 8.60
    Place1 14 $ 2.10
    Place2 1 $ 1.60
    Place3 9 $ 1.80
    Quinella 1:14 $ 14.40
    Trifecta 14:1:9 $ 135.10
    First4 F4 14:1:9:10 $ 471.50
    Double 14 $ 19.20
    Treble 3 $ 241.70
    Quaddie 3 $ 3196.40
  • Race 6 - ALIBABA'S FLYING CARPETS OVERLOCKING MAIDEN
    Time: 2:06 PM | Distance: 1200 m | Prize $ 15000

  • Top Pick
    6 Silverina  
    Dividend : $3.10, $1.50
    Won
    F: 32   B(2)  W(56.5)
     ( J- Michael McNab )
     ( T- Shane Crawford )
    Both her placings in her career have been very good. Nearly won last time when charging to the line and looks very hard to beat here
    Main Danger
    5 Quartz Queen  
    Dividend : $2.70
    Place
    F: 44X23   B(13)  W(56.5)
     ( J- Lynsey Satherley )
     ( T- Mark Brosnan )
    Sold recently on Gavelhouse she is now with Mark Brosnan. Went two very good runs to start the prep on heavy ground but has raced well on this surface previously. Chance
    Next Best
    11 Sulabella  
    F: None   B(14)  W(56.5)
     ( J- Matthew Cameron )
     ( T- Michelle Bradley )
    Local making debut who was good for second behind Noble Win who was a very impressive maiden winner since.
    Consider
    7 Vegas Strip  
    F: 02449   B(5)  W(56.5)
     ( J- Craig Grylls )
     ( T- Rae/Williams-Tuhoro )
    Back in class suits this mare who had been good for second and two fourths in maiden grade
    Longer Odds
    1 Novak  
    Dividend : $2.40
    Place
    F: 4247X   B(3)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Troy Harris )
     ( T- Clinton Isdale )
    Showed ability last prep with some strong maiden races. Spelled after the Championship Stakes run last time and although will need further he can sprint well fresh

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 5, 6, 7, 11
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 6 $ 3.10
    Place1 6 $ 1.50
    Place2 5 $ 2.70
    Place3 1 $ 2.40
    Quinella 5:6 $ 13.60
    Trifecta 6:5:1 $ 115.30
    First4 F4 6:5:1:11 $ 659.10
    Double 14 $ 19.20
    Treble 3 $ 241.70
  • Race 7 - THE HOMESTEAD SPORTS BAR & BISTRO
    Time: 2:38 PM | Distance: 1300 m | Prize $ 30000

  • Top Pick
    4 Van Diesel  
    Dividend : $6.10, $2.40
    Won
    F: 21X95   B(8)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Tegan Newman )
     ( T- Rae/Williams-Tuhoro )
    Unlucky fresh up. Stormed home for fifth last time and is capable of winning this
    Main Danger
    7 Agey Babe  
    F: 6X464   B(2)  W(56.5)
     ( J- Joe Kamaruddin )
     ( T- Davina Waddell )
    Going nice races this prep and is coming into this off a good run for fourth here
    Next Best
    1 The High Priestess  
    F: 627X   B(10)  W(59.5)
     ( J- Opie Bosson )
     ( T- Don Walker )
    A huge run for second in the Eight Carat last prep. She picked up an injury after her last run. Got the ability but will be a huge effort for a maiden mare carrying more weight than any other runner against race winners but needed in picks
    Consider
    12 Regal Duchess  
    Dividend : $2.00
    Place
    F: 08283   B(6)  W(55.5)
     ( J- Michael McNab )
     ( T- Michelle Bradley )
    Local who is going nice races and comes from a similar formline as the rest of the main chances when third
    Longer Odds
    11 Quality Prevails  
    F: 82255   B(9)  W(55.5)
     ( J- Ashvin Goindasamy )
     ( T- Kim Knight )
    Last two have been a touch disappointing but 1300 suits and can regain that earlier form. Longer odds chance

    Betting Suggestions

    Quaddies
    R7 (4) Van Diesel  (7) Agey Babe  (1) The High Priestess  (12) Regal Duchess  (11) Quality Prevails 
    R8 (2) Imperatriz 
    R9 (10) Cruisy Lass  (2) Peerless Warrior 
    R10 (2) Iffie Shows  (10) Eve's Song  (5) Miss Onaki 
    Quaddies % to a $20 stake:

    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 4, 7, 11, 12
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 4 $ 6.10
    Place1 4 $ 2.40
    Place2 10 $ 4.20
    Place3 12 $ 2.00
    Quinella 4:10 $ 42.50
    Trifecta 4:10:12 $ 511.80
    First4 F4 4:10:12:7 $ 1961.10
    Double 4 $ 12.50
    Quaddie 4 $ 5923.00
  • Race 8 - ALIBABA'S FLYING CARPETS KERIKERI CUP
    Time: 3:13 PM | Distance: 1100 m | Prize $ 35000

  • Top Pick
    2 Imperatriz  
    Dividend : $1.90, $1.30
    Won
    F: 2111X   B(2)  W(60.0)
     ( J- Opie Bosson )
     ( T- Mark Walker )
    The race of the day. This mare is coming off a hattrick of wins including 2 Group 1's. Trial was solid and will take a lot of beating
    Main Danger
    5 On The Bubbles  
    F: 7124X   B(10)  W(55.0)
     ( J- Joe Kamaruddin )
     ( T- Mark Walker )
    A good honest performer during his 2yo and 3yo year. Group 1 winner who gets in light at the weights considering. Good 2nd at a recent trial
    Next Best
    1 Entriviere  
    F: 52X30   B(5)  W(63.0)
     ( J- Niranjan Parmar )
     ( T- Mark Walker )
    Back from Australia when third in the Doomben 10000 (Group 1 1200m). Railway winner at New Years. Trial was below expectations and that's the concern
    Consider
    9 Winning For All  
    Dividend : $3.20
    Place
    F: 00X4X   B(1)  W(54.0)
     ( J- Michael McNab )
     ( T- Stephen Marsh )
    From Hong Kong and making NZ debut. Sharp winning a recent Cambridge trial. Strong field though
    Longer Odds
    10 Diamond Girl  
    F: 5X132   B(3)  W(54.0)
     ( J- Tegan Newman )
     ( T- Chris Gibbs )
    The fit mare with three good runs this prep for a win, second and third. Will hit the line nicely

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 5, 9, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 2 $ 1.90
    Place1 2 $ 1.30
    Place2 4 $ 3.50
    Place3 9 $ 3.20
    Quinella 2:4 $ 16.20
    Trifecta 2:4:9 $ 150.70
    First4 F4 2:4:9:3 $ 1726.30
    Double 4 $ 12.50
    Treble 2+ $ 735.60
    Quaddie 4 $ 5923.00
  • Race 9 - TIM BRANDON LIVESTOCK
    Time: 3:48 PM | Distance: 2100 m | Prize $ 30000

  • Top Pick
    10 Cruisy Lass  
    Dividend : $2.00
    Place
    F: 07634   B(4)  W(56.5)
     ( J- Matthew Cameron )
     ( T- Chris Gibbs )
    Stepping up to the 2100 for the first time after two good runs when making good ground for third (1400) and fourth (1600). Can win
    Main Danger
    2 Peerless Warrior  
    F: 72253   B(5)  W(59.0)
     ( J- Tegan Newman )
     ( T- Ralph Manning )
    Good run last week in an Amateur on heavy ground. I think he prefers better going which he gets today. Main danger
    Next Best
    1 Macs  
    F: 95390   B(12)  W(60.0)
     ( J- Jasmine Fawcett )
     ( T- Chris Gibbs )
    Drops back in class after a poor run in the Whangarei Gold Cup. Better than his form
    Consider
    3 Outrival  
    F: 50318   B(3)  W(58.5)
     ( J- Michael McNab )
     ( T- Tony Pike )
    On better ground after disappointing on very testing ground. Win prior had merit for this
    Longer Odds
    8 Trigon Lad  
    Dividend : $3.20
    Place
    F: 56673   B(8)  W(57.0)
     ( J- Trudy Thornton )
     ( T- M F & M L Rogers )
    An on speed galloper who is capable of running a good honest race. Nice third last time

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 3, 8, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 5 $ 9.90
    Place1 5 $ 2.90
    Place2 10 $ 2.00
    Place3 8 $ 3.20
    Quinella 5:10 $ 18.00
    Trifecta 5:10:8 $ 406.50
    First4 F4 5:10:8:14 $ 3420.90
    Double 5 $ 28.60
    Treble 2+ $ 735.60
    Quaddie 4 $ 5923.00
  • Race 10 - DUNSTAN ACCUMULATOR SERIES
    Time: 4:25 PM | Distance: 2100 m | Prize $ 30000

  • Top Pick
    2 Iffie Shows  
    F: 7X382   B(6)  W(59.5)
     ( J- Troy Harris )
     ( T- Steven Cole )
    A good run for second at Avondale last time and can go one better with the rise in trip
    Main Danger
    10 Eve's Song  
    F: 21087   B(1)  W(55.5)
     ( J- Tegan Newman )
     ( T- Chris Gibbs )
    Going fair races over the mile and I can see this local improving getting over 2100 for the first time
    Next Best
    5 Miss Onaki  
    Dividend : $2.10
    Place
    F: X0851   B(5)  W(57.0)
     ( J- Michael McNab )
     ( T- Tony Pike )
    A good tough win last time at Te Rapa on heavy ground. I think the better going will be no problem
    Consider
    6 Burgundy Dancer  
    F: 52638   B(7)  W(57.0)
     ( J- Lynsey Satherley )
     ( T- Chris Gibbs )
    Drops back in grade from last time. Good run for second four back in this grade and trip
    Longer Odds
    1 Current Surge  
    F: X0000   B(12)  W(59.5)
     ( J- Sam Spratt )
     ( T- Andrew Forsman )
    Gets in the right race and conditions to get back on form. Won at this grade over 2200 during the Wellington Cup Carnival

    Betting Suggestions


    Multi's
    Boxed Tri's and FF's
    1, 2, 5, 6, 10
    RETURNS - $20 STAKE
    Boxed Trifecta % Bet = 33%
    Boxed First Four % Bet = 16%

    Results

    Race Dividends
    Win 12 $ 25.50
    Place1 12 $ 5.80
    Place2 11 $ 3.10
    Place3 5 $ 2.10
    Quinella 11:12 $ 175.00
    Trifecta 12:11:5 $ 1781.20
    First4 F4 12:11:5:8 $ 7190.40
    Double 5 $ 28.60
    Treble 2+ $ 735.60
    Quaddie 4 $ 5923.00