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Bettingworld.bet Mr 72 Handicap(Open)

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 7f 55y
Runners
17

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(14)
Written In Stone silk
Written In Stone
J: N Klink
T: B Webber
Displayed a fair level of form when just over 3l runner-up in a handicap at Vaal latest; rates a likely contender
170432
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-6 5/14 Stop For Nothing (6L) 20/1 72 -
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-6 2/12 Gemcutter (3¼L) 8/1 72 47
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-5 3/14 Grindelwald (2¾L) 22/1 71 52
3 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-6 4/13 True Words (7L) 17/2 72 -
18 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 11/13 Electromagnetic (4¾L) 15/2 72 21
13 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-12 7/13 Darkest Hour (3L) 13/2 72 35
2
(1)
Louvain silk
Louvain
J: J Sampson
T: C Spies
Got the job done in a stakes race by a head here (7½f) last month; deserves respect
0-0131
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-4 3/14 Stop For Nothing (2¾L) 17/2 70 -
11 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-0 1/12 Theravada (hd) 16/1 70 52
10 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-9 3/12 Indian Song (2¾L) 6/1 70 23
4 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-0 1/10 Now You See Me (nk) 40/1 67 -
6 Jan 20 Fla Flamingo Park 6f Hc 9-5 11/14 Miss Boomerang (10L) 7/1 67 22
16 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-7 b 11/11 Hear The Trumpet (16½L) 16/1 69 -
3
(9)
Waqaas silk
Waqaas
J: P Strydom
T: F P Habib
Has won previously at this course and has produced a string of consistent efforts of late; beaten narrowly when second favourite last month (over 7½f here); leading claims
-25433
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-4 b 14/14 Stop For Nothing (17L) 5/2 70 -
11 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 b 3/12 Louvain (½L) 15/4 70 54
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 b 3/15 Akwaan (3¾L) 4/1 70 62
20 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-3 b 4/10 Rooi Tom (3½L) 3/1 71 19
30 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-0 b 5/9 Darkest Hour (5¼L) 7/4 74 49
18 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-5 b 2/14 Capetown Affair (1L) 29/20 71 58
4
(8)
Ideal Day silk
Ideal Day
J: D Schwarz
T: C Dawson
Has scored over course and distance but last two efforts in this headgear not so encouraging; finished towards the rear of 13 in a handicap over C&D in March; back from an absence; has eased in the weights
0-4100
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 69
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-3 b 13/14 Stop For Nothing (12L) 20/1 69 -
3 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-6 b 10/13 True Words (17L) 18/1 72 -
18 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 b 10/13 Electromagnetic (4¾L) 91/20 72 21
28 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 b 1/14 Crazy Charlie (2¾L) 18/10 67 -
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 4/16 Seven Patriots (3¼L) 14/1 67 32
19 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 11/18 Follow My Path (11½L) 36/1 72 12
5
(3)
Curious silk
Curious
J: S Khumalo
T: A G Laird
Finished last of 16 over this distance at Vaal (maiden plate) four months ago; first go in a handicap; returns from a layoff; others are preferred
55-470
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-2 b 9/14 Stop For Nothing (9¼L) 30/1 70 -
27 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 b 16/16 Opening Gambit (41L) 13/2 75 -
21 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-4 b 7/15 Gold Rock (3L) 15/1 77 42
2 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-4 b 4/13 Ivalo's Prince (2½L) 113/20 - 35
23 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-2 5/11 African Darter (4¼L) 11/1 - 28
3 Oct 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 5/10 Al Borak (5L) 30/1 - 28
6
(11)
Out Of The Rainbow silk
Out Of The Rainbow
J: T Juglall 3
T: D Cason
Benefited from application of blinkers in December (Flamingo Park) when opening his account, winning with plenty in hand; first run in a handicap; returns from break
9861-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 67
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-9 b 11/14 Stop For Nothing (10L) 55/1 67 -
2 Dec 19 Fla Flamingo Park 8f Md 9-4 b 1/10 Captain Hook (7¼L) 117/20 52 66
14 Oct 19 Fla Flamingo Park 7f Md 9-2 6/11 Tasty Jack'S (8L) 20/1 - -
9 Sep 19 Fla Flamingo Park 6f Md 9-2 8/12 Kayden's Bullet (6¾L) 75/1 - -
12 Aug 19 Fla Flamingo Park 6f Md 9-2 9/14 Gallagher (18L) 45/1 - -
7
(2)
Stop For Nothing silk
Stop For Nothing
J: M Yeni
T: S Moffatt
Was thereabouts (third of 12, 33-1) last Tuesday at Vaal; has had lots of chances since last win; warrants respect
6-5763
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 67
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 b 1/14 Shortstop (1¾L) 2/1 67 -
23 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-8 b 3/12 Battleoftrafalgar (1¾L) 33/1 67 60
2 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 8-4 b 6/11 Lady Of Steel (4L) 66/1 67 -
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-0 b 7/14 Grindelwald (5¾L) 14/1 71 38
27 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-4 b 5/16 Lady Of Liberty (3¾L) 45/1 75 46
14 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-0 b 6/9 Mythical Bolt (18½L) 50/1 79 1
8
(7)
Shortstop silk
Shortstop
J: G Lerena
T: R R Magner
Has won previously at this course and potentially on a good mark; respectable effort to finish runner-up over C&D (handicap) in March; now off a higher mark; back from a layoff; is a player
4-2452
Age: 6
Weight: 8-12
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 b 2/14 Stop For Nothing (1¾L) 17/2 65 -
3 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 b 2/13 True Words (3¾L) 7/2 64 -
18 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-10 b 5/13 Electromagnetic (2L) 6/1 66 24
1 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-1 b 4/12 Written In Stone (4½L) 17/4 67 26
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-0 b 2/16 Lasair (shd) 14/1 66 43
16 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-0 b 4/16 Christopher Robin (1½L) 44/1 66 60
9
(12)
Street Flyer silk
Street Flyer
J: C F Dicken 6
T: P F Matchett
Not beaten that far (just under 4l, went off 44-1) in a handicap last month at Vaal; looks well treated on the pick of his form and one-time useful operator; has been eased in the weights; has shown signs of promise here and there and rates a likely contender
923605
Age: 8
Weight: 8-12
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-7 b 6/14 Stop For Nothing (6½L) 40/1 65 -
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-1 b 5/12 Oyster King (3¾L) 44/1 67 37
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-2 b 15/15 Akwaan (33L) 18/1 68 -
9 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 9f Hc 8-3 b 6/9 True Words (29L) 7/1 69 -
5 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 b 3/11 Tokyo Drift (2L) 12/1 69 26
18 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 b 2/13 Electromagnetic (hd) 40/1 69 35
10
(4)
Now And Forever silk
Now And Forever
J: K Matsunyane
T: P F Matchett
Wide-margin winner in a handicap on debut for this trainer at Flamingo Park in March; should get involved
9-2231
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-11 b 7/14 Stop For Nothing (8¼L) 25/1 64 -
23 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 8f Hc 8-12 b 1/8 Secret Dynasty (11L) 2/1 73 -
9 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f Hc 8-12 b 3/8 Supa Mufti (4½L) 71/20 74 26
3 Feb 20 Fla Flamingo Park 8f Hc 8-11 b 2/6 Olofberg (1¼L) 7/2 72 76
13 Jan 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f Hc 9-2 b 2/11 Day's Of Thunder (1½L) 7/2 72 54
28 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-0 b 9/16 Pearl Of Siberia (5½L) 25/1 66 31
11
(16)
Bouncing Tigger silk
Bouncing Tigger
J: M Thackeray
T: C Spies
Held in ninth in a handicap (Vaal) three months ago; a long time since his last win; lower mark this time
946639
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-10 8/14 Stop For Nothing (9L) 66/1 65 -
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-9 9/15 Akwaan (10L) 25/1 68 30
16 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 9f Hc 8-12 3/7 At The Opera (6L) 17/10 68 31
5 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-5 6/11 Tokyo Drift (3½L) 10/1 72 18
20 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 7-11 6/9 Imperial Ruby (10L) 9/1 72 10
13 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-4 4/13 Darkest Hour (1½L) 30/1 72 31
12
(6)
Jackman silk
Jackman
J: C Habib
T: C E Erasmus
No wins at this distance but potentially well treated on his best form; solid effort when 66-1 second (draw was no help) in March (handicap) at Vaal; competing off a higher mark; if stepping up from most recent effort could have a say
276-02
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
OR: 62
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-9 b 10/14 Stop For Nothing (10L) 12/1 62 -
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-7 b 2/15 Akwaan (2L) 66/1 60 57
18 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-9 b 10/14 Capetown Affair (16½L) 14/1 62 -
24 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 b 6/14 Liberado (5¾L) 25/4 64 35
16 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-12 b 7/16 Christopher Robin (2½L) 17/2 65 56
23 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-11 b 2/13 Top Rank (hd) 31/4 64 53
13
(10)
Short And Sweet silk
Short And Sweet
J: J R Syster 6
T: L J Human
Beaten 14l into ninth in a handicap on debut outing for new trainer in March dropped down to 5f at Flamingo Park; no winning form at this trip; unlikely to make any impact as facing a tougher assignment this time
8705-9
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
OR: 62
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-4 12/14 Stop For Nothing (11L) 75/1 62 -
16 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 5f Hc 8-11 9/10 Singfonico (14L) 16/1 59 -
15 Aug 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-3 5/9 Category Four (5½L) 15/1 65 61
8 Aug 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-6 10/15 Hidden Agenda (11L) 36/1 55 -
23 Jul 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 7/16 Now And Forever (4½L) 50/1 56 34
2 Jul 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-11 8/14 What A Joker (6½L) 40/1 56 36
14
(15)
Melchizedek silk
Melchizedek
J: C Maujean
T: P A Peter
Didn't run too badly when out of the frame at Turffontein Standside (beaten 4½l at 10-1) in a handicap in December running over this distance; has won here before; competes off a lower mark; back from an absence; hard to recommend
51400-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 60
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-7 4/14 Stop For Nothing (5½L) 55/1 60 -
16 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-8 11/16 Christopher Robin (4¾L) 10/1 61 45
26 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 13/14 Ice Lord (14L) 9/1 61 -
19 Sep 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-9 4/9 Olofberg (2L) 9/2 61 -
5 Sep 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-3 1/7 Royal City (nk) 93/20 55 59
31 Aug 19 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-3 5/10 Hidden Agenda (1¾L) 13/1 55 34
15
(17)
Charter Jet silk
Charter Jet
J: Reserve 1
T: L J Human
Far from disgraced (beaten less than a length, this trip, Flamingo Park, non-black type race) four months ago; wins her share at this level but on a losing run; easy enough to swerve
009-94
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
OR: 59
Days: 108
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f 9-1 b 4/7 Via Sacra (¾L) 33/1 87 73
20 Jan 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f 8-10 b 9/9 Olofberg (22L) 40/1 91 12
9 Dec 19 Fla Flamingo Park 8f 8-11 b 9/11 Jolly Josephine (13½L) 25/1 91 16
28 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-2 b 13/15 Lady Lexington (7½L) 25/1 64 9
24 Oct 19 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-1 16/16 Passion Peach (29L) 20/1 67 -
5 Oct 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-4 7/9 Golden Spiral (6L) 18/1 69 30
16
(5)
Time To Be Great silk
Time To Be Great
J: Reserve 2
T: L J Human
Soundly beaten when seventh at Flamingo Park three months ago; generally modest form since stakes race success at Flamingo Park in November
-06687
Age: 7
Weight: 8-4
OR: 57
Days: 101
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 6f 7-11 7/10 Our Moon Shadow (8½L) 40/1 76 -
9 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f Hc 9-1 8/8 Supa Mufti (28L) 33/1 76 -
17 Feb 20 Fla Flamingo Park 6f Hc 8-10 6/10 Le Tigre (8¾L) 25/1 78 -
20 Jan 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f 8-9 6/9 Olofberg (14½L) 16/1 80 36
6 Jan 20 Fla Flamingo Park 6f 8-4 10/14 All Of Me (6L) 18/1 80 40
25 Nov 19 Fla Flamingo Park 6f Hc 9-0 8/11 Le Tigre (5¼L) 133/20 80 -
17
(13)
Axios silk
Axios
J: Reserve 3
T: C Spies
Came home fifth, beaten 10l, in a handicap at Flamingo Park four months ago; all wins on all-weather
70-505
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
OR: 57
Days: 115
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f Hc 8-11 5/8 Supa Mufti (9¾L) 11/1 79 6
1 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-9 12/12 Written In Stone (12L) 25/1 70 -
6 Jan 20 Fla Flamingo Park 8f Hc 8-12 5/12 Olofberg (2L) 18/1 81 57
16 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-12 b 15/16 Christopher Robin (15½L) 66/1 75 9
23 Sep 19 Fla Flamingo Park 6f Hc 9-8 b 7/8 Le Tigre (14½L) 12/1 87 15
16 Sep 19 Fla Flamingo Park 5f Hc 9-5 b 11/13 Lucky Veil (12L) 147/20 87 -
Verdict

Shortstop and Written In Stone should be in the mix even if they have gone a while without winning, and Stop For Nothing is capable of running well. However, firm preference is for WAQAAS who has won at this track and has been running consistently well.

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Waqaas
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