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SAF flag VAAL CLASSIC
15 August 2019
Thursday 15th August

South Africa South Africa

VAAL CLASSIC

11:10 11:45 12:20 12:55 13:30 14:05 14:45 15:30 16:05

France France

U.S.A U.S.A

Yellow underlined races have a myracing selection

Betting World - 087 741 2777 Mr 88 Handicap(Open)

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 6f
Runners
8

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(8)
Silk colours for Big Blue Marble
Big Blue Marble
J: W Kennedy
T: P A Peter
Found life tough last month in a handicap at Scottsville; has won here before; raised a fair amount in the weights; more on his plate but has to be high on list
0-7216
Age: 4
Weight: 9-11
OR: 92
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f 9-11 4/6 The Sands (3½L) 5/2 92 -
24 Jul 19 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-7 6/11 Ultra Magnus (10½L) 69/20 82 45
27 Jun 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f 9-0 1/6 Crown Guardian (1¾L) 26/10 82 52
11 Jun 19 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-11 2/6 Gimme A Wave (½L) 21/10 82 44
16 May 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 5f 8-12 7/10 Image Award (4¼L) 69/20 87 40
22 Dec 18 Ken Kenilworth 5f Hc 8-12 11/11 Prince Alfred (9¼L) 13/2 87 35
2
(3)
Silk colours for Sugoi
Sugoi
J: C Habib
T: C Binda
Finished towards the rear beaten a fair distance in a handicap two weeks ago at Flamingo Park; a number of wins on straight tracks and won here before; this demands more than last time so this looks an uphill struggle
134170
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 90
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Aug 19 Fla Flamingo Park 5f 8-6 b 10/13 Bright Flame (11L) 11/1 80 32
6 Jul 19 Gre Greyville Polytrack 6f 8-4 b 7/11 Van Halen (3L) 25/1 80 74
4 Jun 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f Hc 9-1 b 1/9 Certifiable (1L) 31/4 77 68
23 May 19 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-9 b 4/12 Monopolize (1¾L) 157/20 77 60
16 May 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f Hc 8-10 b 3/8 State Trooper (1L) 9/1 77 64
11 Apr 19 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-2 b 1/10 Tripod (1¼L) 147/20 74 72
3
(6)
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Culture Trip
J: K Matsunyane 3
T: S G Tarry
Defied career-high mark when winning over 7f 55yds at Turffontein Inside by a short head latest (handicap), ahead of next-time-out winner Lake Kinneret; this looks tougher but is a major player
1441
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 87
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f 9-2 2/6 The Sands (1¾L) 22/10 87 -
20 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 7f Hc 8-7 1/9 Gimmethenight (shd) 137/20 74 66
30 Jun 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 8f Hc 8-3 4/7 Al Mutawakel (4¾L) 18/1 74 51
28 Mar 19 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-5 4/13 Manitoba (7¼L) 19/4 74 50
12 Mar 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 6f Md 9-6 1/12 Potjie (1L) 15/1 - 48
4
(1)
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Certifiable
J: M Yeni
T: S J Gray
Is a specialist at this distance; seemed to find life tough last month over 7f at Vaal (handicap); facing a tougher assignment than last month, others have more pressing claims
119629
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 86
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f 9-4 b 6/6 The Sands (5L) 6/1 86 -
11 Jul 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 9/15 Rock Of Africa (9¾L) 20/1 77 19
4 Jun 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f Hc 9-2 2/9 Sugoi (1L) 31/4 76 65
27 May 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-2 b 6/13 Bockscar (4¼L) 13/2 76 80
8 May 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 6f Hc 9-8 b 9/11 Captain's Alpha (6L) 18/10 76 46
18 Apr 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-11 b 1/10 Bold Coast (2L) 29/4 72 -
5
(5)
Silk colours for Tripple Z
Tripple Z
J: S Brown
T: P A Peter
Not too far away when last seen at this course 49 days ago; didn't run too badly when out of the frame at Scottsville (beaten 3½l) latest, the first franked the form since; should give it a good shot despite moving up in class
531724
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 82
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Jul 19 Sco Scottsville 8f Hc 9-5 4/9 Noble Joshua (3½L) 17/4 73 73
27 Jun 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 8f 9-8 2/13 Jagesa Jagesa (1L) 16/1 71 56
15 Jun 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 8f Hc 9-0 7/11 Silver Spectrum (6¾L) 15/1 71 41
14 Apr 19 Sco Scottsville 8f Md 9-6 1/15 Spring Fling (1¼L) 4/1 67 55
2 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 8f Md 9-6 3/8 Feitas Flyer (2L) 4/1 67 40
16 Mar 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 7f Md 9-6 5/8 Excellent Al (1¼L) 15/1 69 30
6
(7)
Silk colours for Aristachus
Aristachus
J: C F Dicken 9
T: F C De Beer
Never posed a significant threat bidding for a Grade 2 for the first time at Greyville 19 days ago; has winning form at this course
43218
Age: 3
Weight: 8-8
OR: 91
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f 7-13 5/6 The Sands (4½L) 6/1 91 -
27 Jul 19 Gre Greyville 6f 9-6 8/13 African Warrior (6L) 22/1 - 57
18 Jul 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 5f Md 9-6 1/9 El Patron (¾L) 3/1 - 48
22 Jun 19 Sco Scottsville 6f Md 9-0 2/11 Harmonica (hd) 27/10 - 43
27 May 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-0 3/15 Windy Flight (½L) 13/1 - 78
9 May 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 4/15 Indy Go (4¼L) 25/1 - 43
7
(2)
Silk colours for Captain's Alpha
Captain's Alpha
J: R Danielson
T: C Dawson
Didn't offer much in a handicap running over this distance last month
-92118
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 76
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f 8-8 b 3/6 The Sands (2L) 15/2 77 -
13 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 6f Hc 8-11 b 8/11 Purple Diamond (7L) 71/10 66 39
8 May 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 6f Hc 8-9 b 1/11 Golden Lion () 17/2 64 59
21 Mar 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 6f Md 9-6 b 1/11 Lemon Drop Shot (5L) 57/20 54 47
13 Feb 19 Gre Greyville Polytrack 6f Md 9-6 2/10 Flexible Fugitive (shd) 7/4 54 45
12 Jan 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 6f Md 9-6 9/16 Sacred Castle (8L) 25/1 54 25
8
(4)
Silk colours for The Sands
The Sands
J: D Schwarz
T: G M Alexander
Fourth, not beaten far (20-1) over 5f (handicap) two weeks ago at Turffontein Standside; only win on all-weather; this only his second handicap outing but racing off a considerably higher mark
458014
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 76
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 6f 8-7 b 1/6 Culture Trip (1¾L) 15/2 76 -
28 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 5f 9-0 b 4/10 Moon Warrior (2¼L) 20/1 66 54
29 Jun 19 Gre Greyville Polytrack 6f Md 9-6 b 1/10 Lord Caro (4¾L) 9/2 58 65
11 Jun 19 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 13/14 Lemon Drop Shot (20L) 20/1 62 -
13 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 7f Md 9-6 8/16 Chipofftheoldblok (5L) 33/1 65 49
6 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 7f Md 9-6 5/11 Duology (2¾L) 23/10 68 38
Verdict

CULTURE TRIP is the pick of these. He has seen the form of his latest run franked. Big Blue Marble would be a threat if returning to form.

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Culture Trip
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