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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

Next Vaal Racemeeting Tuesday 20 August Fm 76 Handicap (f & M)(For Fillies and Mares)

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 1m 4f
Runners
10

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(5)
Silk colours for Magic's First
Magic's First
J: M Yeni
T: D N Stenger
Accounted for Cranberry Crush and Live In Love (Turffontein Standside this trip, fillies handicap) four months ago when winning by a short head; back from a break; just second start in this company; she needs to be taken very seriously
3-3161
Age: 4
Weight: 9-11
OR: 83
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 9-11 8/9 Il Mondo (9L) 73/20 83 -
13 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 12f 8-12 1/10 Emily Hobhouse (shd) 31/4 68 -
9 Mar 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 10f 8-3 6/12 Bize (8¼L) 10/1 68 19
19 Feb 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f Md 9-6 1/16 Nandi's Vision (2½L) 6/4 68 -
17 Jan 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 9f Md 9-2 3/16 African Daisy (1¼L) 8/1 68 46
1 Nov 18 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-0 3/13 Ezieza (1L) 9/1 68 -
2
(3)
Silk colours for Vida Amorosa
Vida Amorosa
J: S Brown
T: S Moffatt
Safely held in ninth over 1m1f here 42 days ago (fillies handicap); a course winner; taken a big rise in the weights; others perhaps more persuasive
200119
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 74
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 9-1 5/9 Il Mondo (4¼L) 17/2 74 -
4 Jul 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 9f 9-0 9/10 Destinys Game (9¼L) 13/1 64 -
13 Jun 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 10f 8-12 1/15 Jolly Josephine (¾L) 25/1 60 50
23 May 19 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 1/9 Flirty Girty (1¾L) 13/1 59 -
27 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 10f Md 9-6 12/14 Jive Express (14½L) 66/1 62 -
13 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 7f Md 9-6 11/15 Victoria Paige (10½L) 45/1 62 30
3
(10)
Silk colours for Cranberry Crush
Cranberry Crush
J: N Klink 3
T: C E Erasmus
Well-beaten third in a fillies handicap over this distance last month; yet to win over this distance
685073
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-10 b 4/9 Il Mondo (1¾L) 10/1 70 -
6 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 12f 8-12 b 3/11 Emily Hobhouse (7L) 28/1 62 -
6 Jun 19 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-0 b 7/13 Emily Hobhouse (6½L) 14/1 64 15
7 May 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-10 11/12 Chariot Of Gold (14L) 10/1 65 -
13 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 12f 9-6 b 5/10 Magic's First (4½L) 15/1 66 -
9 Mar 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 12f 8-3 b 8/8 Sunshine Silk (15L) 36/1 66 -
4
(6)
Silk colours for Live In Love
Live In Love
J: D R Lerena
T: S T Pettigrew
Gone off the boil a bit recently and yet to win over 1m4f; unable to land a blow in a fillies handicap stepped up to this trip 40 days ago at Turffontein Standside; raised a fair amount in the weights; not discounted if replicating form of her win at Turffontein Inside five months ago
314695
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 69
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-12 9/9 Il Mondo (14L) 25/4 69 -
6 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 12f 8-11 5/11 Emily Hobhouse (8½L) 13/1 61 -
13 Jun 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 10f 9-6 9/15 Vida Amorosa (7L) 10/1 63 33
7 May 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-3 6/12 Chariot Of Gold (8¾L) 33/4 63 -
13 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 12f 8-10 4/10 Magic's First (3½L) 11/2 63 -
12 Mar 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 13f 7-11 1/10 Emily Hobhouse (1¼L) 9/2 55 16
5
(8)
Silk colours for Emerald Bay
Emerald Bay
J: C Habib
T: E Verdonese
Finished fifth dropped to 1m2f in a fillies handicap finishing 6l behind the winner last Tuesday with two of these rivals behind; on a long losing run but looks well treated on the pick of her form; taken a big rise in the weights
464545
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 68
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-11 p 7/9 Il Mondo (7L) 9/1 68 -
6 Aug 19 Vaa Vaal 10f 8-11 p 5/13 Jacko Boy (6L) 9/1 58 17
6 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 12f 8-11 p 4/11 Emily Hobhouse (8¼L) 11/1 61 -
6 Jun 19 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-2 p 5/13 Emily Hobhouse (3¾L) 13/1 63 23
7 May 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-9 p 4/12 Chariot Of Gold (8½L) 10/1 64 -
6 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 10f 8-10 p 6/13 African Sunbird (2¼L) 12/1 65 9
6
(9)
Silk colours for Jive Express
Jive Express
J: K Zechner
T: S J Gray
Well beaten fifth over 1m1f (fillies handicap) last month
321075
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-10 3/9 Il Mondo (snk) 25/4 70 -
4 Jul 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 9f 9-6 5/16 Piccadilly Square (5¾L) 167/20 62 -
13 Jun 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 10f 9-6 7/15 Vida Amorosa (5¾L) 7/1 67 38
8 May 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 9f 9-4 11/14 Corrido (6¼L) 15/1 67 6
27 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 10f Md 9-6 1/14 Ideal Cut (hd) 6/4 66 -
11 Apr 19 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 2/14 Targaryen Queen (hd) 9/10 65 26
7
(1)
Silk colours for Miss Tycoon
Miss Tycoon
J: W Kennedy
T: C Dawson
Opened account (Vaal this trip, fillies maiden plate) last month, getting the job done by 3l; she should give it a bold bid
-77421
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-10 b 2/9 Il Mondo (shd) 31/10 70 -
23 Jul 19 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 b 1/8 Laconia (3L) 3/4 56 -
23 Jun 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 13f Md 9-6 b 2/11 Merengue (1¾L) 15/4 50 26
19 May 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 13f Md 8-12 4/9 Flame Fella (6L) 28/1 51 -
2 Apr 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 8f Md 9-6 7/10 Hareer (8L) 28/1 - 5
7 Mar 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 7/12 Bated Breath (8¼L) 36/1 - -
8
(2)
Silk colours for Wings Of Light
Wings Of Light
J: M V'Rensburg
T: S J Gray
Ran well at this course when not beaten far last month but hasn't won for a while; no impression when eighth of 13 (1m2f, Vaal) last Tuesday (fillies handicap); handicapper considerably increases the burden; others have more pressing claims with new trip an unknown
888308
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 70
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Aug 19 Vaa Vaal 10f 8-11 8/13 Jacko Boy (9½L) 14/1 60 4
13 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 10f 8-4 11/14 Pilgrim's Progress (11½L) 33/2 61 -
4 Jul 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 9f 9-4 3/16 Piccadilly Square (nk) 22/1 60 -
13 Jun 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 10f 9-1 8/15 Vida Amorosa (6L) 14/1 62 31
19 Mar 19 Vaa Vaal 9f 8-6 8/13 Poormanslady (3½L) 15/1 65 -
5 Mar 19 Vaa Vaal 9f 8-10 8/13 Elegancia (6½L) 22/1 68 49
9
(4)
Silk colours for Merengue
Merengue
J: K Steyn
T: C E Erasmus
Finished last dropped back to 1m2f (fillies handicap) at Vaal finishing 12l behind the winner last Tuesday; raised a fair amount in the weights; hard to recommend
337170
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 69
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-9 b 6/9 Il Mondo (4¼L) 28/1 69 -
6 Aug 19 Vaa Vaal 10f 8-10 b 13/13 Jacko Boy (12L) 40/1 59 -
6 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 12f 8-5 b 7/11 Emily Hobhouse (11L) 44/1 59 -
23 Jun 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 13f Md 9-6 b 1/11 Miss Tycoon (1¾L) 14/1 56 33
23 May 19 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 b 7/9 Vida Amorosa (7½L) 25/4 58 -
11 May 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 10f Md 9-6 b 3/10 Wordyness (4¼L) 7/1 60 24
10
(7)
Silk colours for Il Mondo
Il Mondo
J: R Munger
T: C E Erasmus
You have to go back a long way to find her only win from 28 starts; well held when towards the rear in a fillies handicap at Turffontein Inside latest; taken a steep rise in the weights; up against it
-99980
Age: 5
Weight: 8-3
OR: 53
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Aug 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 12f 8-4 b 1/9 Miss Tycoon (shd) 18/1 54 -
13 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 10f 8-3 b 12/14 Pilgrim's Progress (12L) 70/1 44 -
4 Jul 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 9f 8-7 b 8/16 Piccadilly Square (7½L) 66/1 47 -
15 Jun 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 8f 7-8 b 9/11 Sans Regrets (9L) 36/1 49 -
27 May 19 Vaa Vaal 8f 7-11 b 9/15 The Sash (9¼L) 50/1 51 17
19 Feb 19 Vaa VAAL CLASSIC 10f Hc 8-5 b 9/11 Seville Orange (11½L) 36/1 53 22
Verdict

Live In Love and Emerald Bay must bounce back from below-par performances, and Miss Tycoon is likely to have a big say. However, MAGIC'S FIRST is strongly fancied to come out on top. She bids for a second CD success.

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Magic's First
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(5) Silk colours for Magic's First Magic's First
(3) Silk colours for Vida Amorosa Vida Amorosa
(10) Silk colours for Cranberry Crush Cranberry Crush
(6) Silk colours for Live In Love Live In Love
(8) Silk colours for Emerald Bay Emerald Bay
(9) Silk colours for Jive Express Jive Express
(1) Silk colours for Miss Tycoon Miss Tycoon
(2) Silk colours for Wings Of Light Wings Of Light
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