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15 February 2020
Saturday 15th February

Australia Australia

Flemington

02:40 03:50 05:10 05:50

Randwick

03:00 03:35 04:50 05:30 06:10

South Africa South Africa

Turffontein

10:40 11:15 11:50 12:25 13:00 13:35 14:10 14:45 15:25

Kenilworth

11:00 11:35 12:10 12:45 13:20 13:55 14:30 15:05
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Betting World - 087 741 2777 Pinnacle Stakes (f & M)(For Fillies and Mares)

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 1m
Runners
9

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Return Flight silk
Return Flight
J: W Kennedy
T: S G Tarry
Third at Vaal but only beaten a neck (stakes race) latest; has won here in the past; must be respected
070-63
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 112
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-6 3/7 Flichity By Farr (½L) 9/2 113 71
4 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 9f 9-2 6/6 Jet Start (4½L) 13/1 116 54
14 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 9f 9-3 11/12 Jet Start (8¼L) 4/1 119 82
14 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-11 7/9 Celtic Sea (6L) 29/4 119 57
6 Jul 19 Gre Greyville 11f 8-3 16/16 Do It Again (14½L) 28/1 109 56
1 Jun 19 Gre Greyville 10f 9-6 5/12 Silvano's Pride (3¾L) 17/4 109 85
2
(1)
In The Dance silk
In The Dance
J: L J Ferraris
T: S G Tarry
Not beaten far (stakes race) last month (Vaal) putting in a solid effort to finish third; should give it a good shot given her strike-rate against her own sex
1623-3
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 111
Days: 39
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 3/10 Scent Of Evening (3L) 5/2 111 -
14 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-2 3/6 Chijmes (1L) 7/4 111 67
30 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-4 2/11 Ronnie's Candy (1¾L) 17/4 111 87
2 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-5 6/15 Barahin (7¼L) 13/1 111 63
10 Oct 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-2 1/10 Seemyvision (¾L) 10/11 111 -
8 Jun 19 Gre Greyville 7f 8-10 2/11 Oh Susanna (hd) 8/1 92 84
3
(2)
Regal Graduation silk
Regal Graduation
J: C Habib
T: J J Van Vuuren
Finished fifth but wasn't beaten too far (4½l, Vaal Classic) over this trip last week; no wins at this trip and hasn't won for a while; can be taken on
2800-5
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 96
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-6 b 5/8 Secret Dream (4¼L) 18/1 98 59
19 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-1 b 17/24 Riverstown (7½L) 33/1 100 -
14 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-3 16/17 Hawwaam (14½L) 66/1 102 19
6 Oct 19 Gre Greyville 8f 8-11 8/10 Tristful (7¼L) 10/1 102 19
15 Sep 19 Sco Scottsville 7f 8-10 2/9 Marchingontogether (1¼L) 10/1 102 56
28 Aug 19 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 9-5 b 4/7 Filippo (2½L) 11/1 103 70
4
(3)
Saragon silk
Saragon
J: D Schwarz
T: G M Alexander
Close runner-up sent off 8-1 latest (Turffontein Standside); has won here before
/824-2
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 96
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-11 2/8 Florida Quays (½L) 8/1 96 58
14 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-12 4/7 Emily Jay (3½L) 73/20 97 71
23 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-6 2/8 Aurelia Cotta (shd) 25/1 96 67
12 Oct 19 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-3 8/8 Donderweer (10½L) 20/1 96 32
9 Aug 18 Tur Turffontein 7f Gd Hc 9-0 3/9 Being Fabulous (2¼L) 61/20F 89 -
7 Jul 18 Tur Turffontein 8f Gd 8-10 1/7 Desert Rhythm (1L) 113/20 83 -
5
(9)
Afrostar silk
Afrostar
J: K Matsunyane
T: P F Matchett
Has won here but been generally quiet since successful in a plate at Vaal last June; not disgraced when fourth of eight (over this distance, Vaal Classic) in front of Regal Graduation last week
444-84
Age: 4
Weight: 8-3
OR: 94
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 4/8 Secret Dream (4L) 17/2 96 58
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f 8-8 8/10 Scent Of Evening (8L) 20/1 99 -
21 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-8 4/6 All At Once (4½L) 8/1 102 66
14 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-2 4/6 Chijmes (6L) 7/1 102 49
7 Sep 19 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-3 4/7 Vistula (3½L) 31/4 104 77
31 Aug 19 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-6 8/12 Operetta (6L) 23/4 104 50
6
(6)
Green Top silk
Green Top
J: S Khumalo
T: A G Laird
Has won here before but no winning form at this trip; finished sixth dropped to 7f last month at Vaal Classic
213-56
Age: 5
Weight: 8-3
OR: 92
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 b 6/10 Rio's Winter (4¼L) 6/1 93 -
11 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 10f 9-6 b 5/9 Pomander (7¼L) 15/4 93 39
28 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-2 b 3/6 Sidonie (½L) 7/2 93 72
28 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-1 b 1/6 Frosted Steel (2½L) 19/20 93 37
12 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 b 2/8 Snow Palace (1½L) 15/4 93 63
26 Oct 19 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-8 b 4/8 Gin Fizz (3¾L) 14/1 96 52
7
(7)
Machali silk
Machali
J: N Juglall
T: C Dawson
Came out on top by 1l (this trip Turffontein Standside, fillies graduation plate) latest; must go on the shortlist
321-41
Age: 3
Weight: 7-12
OR: 89
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-0 1/10 Wild Thoughts (1L) 10/1 89 49
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-1 4/8 Wild Date (4L) 77/20 89 49
1 Oct 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 1/11 By Chance (3L) 13/20 - 34
20 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-0 2/9 Risk Taker (1¾L) 19/10 - 44
6 Jun 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-0 3/15 Captain's Reward (6L) 9/2 - 29
8
(5)
Scent Of Evening silk
Scent Of Evening
J: J Penny
T: M N Houdalakis
Well held when towards the rear three weeks ago (Vaal); makes limited appeal
604-10
Age: 4
Weight: 7-12
OR: 89
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-3 b 11/13 Rockin Russian (12½L) 31/4 89 46
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f 7-12 b 1/10 Cordillera (¾L) 60/1 85 -
19 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 7f 7-12 b 4/8 Dancing Queen (3L) 18/1 85 34
21 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-8 12/16 All Of Me (15½L) 11/1 88 6
14 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 7f 7-12 b 6/9 Celtic Sea (5½L) 12/1 88 41
31 Aug 19 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-0 b 3/7 Rockin Russian (1L) 73/20 90 31
9
(8)
Tartan Dancer silk
Tartan Dancer
J: J Gates 3
T: S J Gray
Beaten 3½l when ninth of 16 but didn't run badly at 20-1 at Vaal latest; others appeal more
181-09
Age: 3
Weight: 7-12
OR: 86
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-6 b 9/16 Oh Mercy Me (3½L) 20/1 86 -
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f 8-3 b 10/10 Scent Of Evening (9L) 28/1 86 -
12 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-3 b 1/8 Gallic Princess (hd) 20/1 81 51
3 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-4 b 8/14 Christmas Flower (9¾L) 16/1 81 24
21 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 b 1/16 Wylie Wench (nk) 5/2 75 33
16 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 b 2/19 Wild N Grey (1½L) 35/1 75 34
Verdict

This is not a race for maximum stakes - there is a question mark over whether In The Dance will be effective over this trip while Return Flight is likely to be popular in the betting. However, MACHALI gets the nod. She is a distance winner.

Verdict silk image
Machali
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