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Covid-19 National Crisis Helpline 0800029999 Mr 72 Handicap(Open)

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

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(14)
Trend Master silk
Trend Master
J: M V'Rensburg
T: M N Houdalakis
At last got it right with blinkers reapplied two weeks ago at Turffontein Standside when dropped to 1m, landing maiden plate by a short head; makes handicap debut; he's worth a go
445451
Age: 3
Weight: 9-7
OR: 74
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-7 b 3/14 Theravada (1¾L) 8/1 74 -
18 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 b 1/11 Untamed Tiger (shd) 2/1 72 42
17 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 5/16 Ideal Wolff (4¼L) 9/2 74 -
27 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 4/16 Opening Gambit (1¾L) 15/4 74 50
23 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 b 5/15 Latest Craze (4½L) 71/20 76 35
11 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-4 p 4/13 Cornish Pomodoro (3L) 93/20 80 64
2
(3)
Top Line silk
Top Line
J: D De Gouveia
T: F P Habib
Belied odds of 25-1 when winning by just under 2l dropped down to 6f at Vaal, opening his account three weeks ago; makes handicap debut; could be of some interest
701
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 71
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-4 6/14 Theravada (4½L) 22/1 71 -
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 1/12 Local Knowledge (1¾L) 25/1 - 36
15 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 12/13 General Jackson (23L) 22/1 - -
30 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 7/11 Wharra Wharra (9¼L) 13/1 - 17
3
(5)
Liberado silk
Liberado
J: D Schwarz
T: G M Alexander
Well held when tenth in a handicap three months ago at Vaal; no winning form at this trip; competes off a lower mark
1-7600
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 69
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-4 8/14 Theravada (5¼L) 25/1 69 -
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 10/15 Akwaan (12L) 17/2 70 32
27 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-10 12/16 Lady Of Liberty (7¾L) 17/4 71 35
13 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 6/13 Darkest Hour (2L) 12/1 71 38
18 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-5 7/13 Western Fort (10½L) 17/4 71 5
24 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-0 1/14 Darkest Hour (2½L) 25/1 66 58
4
(6)
Theravada silk
Theravada
J: G Lerena
T: G V Woodruff
Finished second dropped to 7½f here latest when just denied; ought to be on the premises
5-4972
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 69
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-4 b 1/14 Free Deal (1¼L) 6/4 69 -
11 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 b 2/12 Louvain (hd) 9/4 69 55
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-3 b 7/16 Tough Choice (5L) 16/1 72 21
29 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-7 b 9/13 Marshall Foch (17L) 17/2 74 -
21 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-0 b 4/15 Our Man In Havana (2¾L) 10/1 75 50
12 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-9 b 5/16 Perfact (2¼L) 14/1 75 61
5
(13)
Bold Matador silk
Bold Matador
J: S Brown
T: L J Human
Finished tenth of 12 last week (Vaal); looks a tall order
79-300
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 68
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-3 4/14 Theravada (2½L) 55/1 68 -
23 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-12 10/12 Battleoftrafalgar (11L) 55/1 68 30
13 Jan 20 Fla Flamingo Park 6f Hc 8-4 12/13 Immortelle (21L) 11/2 68 -
6 Jan 20 Fla Flamingo Park 5f Hc 9-4 3/10 Windy Flight (1¼L) 14/1 68 54
24 Sep 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-2 9/10 Miss Khalifa (9¼L) 10/1 73 14
24 Aug 19 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-7 7/8 Mount Keith (4¾L) 18/1 73 -
6
(10)
Liquidity silk
Liquidity
J: C Habib
T: C E Erasmus
Finished last of 12 in a handicap last month on first run for this trainer (Vaal); largely disappointing since successful in a maiden plate at Scottsville last August and struggled a bit in handicaps recently; no blinkers this time; may not be up to this
860-50
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 68
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-1 14/14 Theravada (21L) 66/1 68 -
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-0 b 12/12 Gemcutter (13L) 40/1 68 10
29 Jan 20 Sco Scottsville 5f Hc 9-3 p 5/10 Washington Square (4¼L) 30/1 73 44
26 Dec 19 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-6 p 10/11 City Rock (12½L) 15/2 76 6
30 Oct 19 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-6 6/10 Ninotto (3L) 13/1 79 61
22 Sep 19 Sco Scottsville 5f Hc 7-8 b 8/10 Blaze Of Silk (4L) 28/1 79 42
7
(17)
Secret Dynasty silk
Secret Dynasty
J: N Klink
T: L J Human
Well held runner-up of eight (handicap) three months ago at Flamingo Park; on a lengthy losing run
6-5562
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 66
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-1 b 13/14 Theravada (17L) 55/1 66 -
23 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 8f Hc 8-7 b 2/8 Now And Forever (11L) 14/1 60 -
9 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 8f Hc 9-6 b 6/10 Oh Yeah (13½L) 12/1 66 -
3 Feb 20 Fla Flamingo Park 8f Hc 8-5 b 5/6 Olofberg (23L) 7/2 66 -
8 Jan 20 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-6 b 5/12 Dutch Alley (2½L) 29/4 68 -
29 Dec 19 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 8-8 6/12 Caesura (2L) 22/1 68 -
8
(16)
Captain Morgane silk
Captain Morgane
J: J Greyling
T: C Spies
Finished towards the rear of 13 beaten 8l in a handicap at Turffontein Standside running over this trip six months ago; a long time since his last win; reunited with J Greyling; back from an absence; might find this company a little easier but not hard to look elsewhere
00000-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 67
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-0 b 11/14 Theravada (11L) 75/1 67 -
28 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-4 b 12/13 Baby Lets Mambo (8¼L) 66/1 75 23
24 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-9 b 12/14 Liberado (11½L) 22/1 74 12
12 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-6 b 16/16 Perfact (26L) 50/1 79 -
14 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-7 b 11/12 Land Of The Brave (8¾L) 66/1 86 24
7 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-5 b 11/12 Ice Eater (12½L) 40/1 86 27
9
(9)
Private Ruler silk
Private Ruler
J: K Matsunyane
T: P F Matchett
Beaten just over 2l last month when sent off 50-1 here (7½f); form boosted by the first going in since; been generally quiet since successful in a handicap at Flamingo Park last August; hard to recommend
-05407
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-0 12/14 Theravada (16L) 22/1 65 -
11 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-2 7/11 Kapama (2¼L) 50/1 67 61
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-5 14/15 Akwaan (17L) 55/1 71 15
23 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 8f Hc 8-8 4/8 Now And Forever (12½L) 35/4 61 -
9 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 8f Hc 9-1 5/10 Oh Yeah (12L) 17/4 61 -
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-5 16/16 Lasair (72L) 17/2 71 -
10
(8)
Midnight Top silk
Midnight Top
J: M Yeni
T: S J Gray
Went close at 60-1 at Vaal four months ago; returns from a layoff; she is the only filly here; up in class but has to be high on list
-57792
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 10/14 Theravada (10L) 13/2 64 -
27 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-7 2/16 Fly North (¾L) 60/1 62 49
4 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-6 9/11 Supreme Win (6¾L) 18/1 66 24
28 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-6 7/12 Hear The Trumpet (6¼L) 9/1 68 32
21 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-2 7/16 Flaming Duchess (4½L) 12/1 68 43
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-6 5/9 Miss Khalifa (2¾L) 12/1 68 45
11
(4)
Sweet Trial silk
Sweet Trial
J: R Danielson
T: R R Magner
A course winner; well held when ninth (handicap, Vaal) in March
40-109
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 7/14 Theravada (5L) 10/1 64 -
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-11 b 9/14 Grindelwald (6¼L) 35/1 64 34
18 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-6 b 10/12 Varimax (6¼L) 10/1 64 35
18 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-9 b 1/14 Captain Hindsight (shd) 16/1 62 57
16 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-11 12/16 Christopher Robin (5½L) 18/1 64 44
28 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-12 4/16 Pearl Of Siberia (2L) 17/2 65 43
12
(7)
The Brass Way silk
The Brass Way
J: J Sampson
T: C Spies
Wasn't beaten that far when fifth in here four months ago on his second outing for this trainer; dropping in the ratings; back from a layoff; may have to settle for supporting role
086-05
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 5/14 Theravada (3L) 15/1 64 -
18 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-5 5/12 Varimax (3L) 40/1 66 48
28 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-8 11/11 Greasepaint (14L) 44/1 69 3
12 Sep 19 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-5 6/8 Marshall (11½L) 36/1 72 -
4 Jul 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-5 8/11 Copenhagen (7¼L) 13/1 65 37
20 Jun 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 b 13/16 True Words (9½L) 10/1 65 23
13
(12)
The Makwakkers silk
The Makwakkers
J: P Strydom
T: R R Magner
Has not been in the winners' enclosure for a while now; held in tenth in a handicap three months ago (Vaal); competes off a lower mark
-78470
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 61
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-9 b 9/14 Theravada (5¼L) 11/1 61 -
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-10 b 10/14 Grindelwald (6¾L) 25/1 63 31
3 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 b 7/13 True Words (11½L) 17/2 65 -
18 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-10 b 4/12 Varimax (2¼L) 12/1 66 51
1 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-4 b 8/13 Duke Of Swing (5¼L) 12/1 70 30
11 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-3 b 7/13 Norland (3¾L) 66/1 72 46
14
(2)
Free Deal silk
Free Deal
J: P Mxoli 9
T: P F Matchett
Finished last of ten (this distance Vaal Classic, stakes race) last Thursday
040120
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
OR: 61
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 7-12 2/14 Theravada (1¼L) 11/1 61 -
25 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-1 10/10 Captain And Master (8½L) 50/1 61 -
23 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f Hc 8-9 2/7 The Private (nk) 71/20 70 -
9 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f Hc 8-9 1/11 Spike Wells (1¼L) 10/1 66 -
27 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 7-11 16/16 Lady Of Liberty (12½L) 65/1 66 12
20 Jan 20 Fla Flamingo Park 7f Hc 9-5 4/12 Manaftermidnight (3½L) 15/2 66 61
15
(11)
Royal City silk
Royal City
J: Reserve 1
T: E Verdonese
Hasn't won for a while; finished tenth of 12 (this distance Turffontein Inside, handicap) five months ago; the assessor relents a little; returns from break; others have more pressing claims
2668-0
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 59
Days: 152
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-9 10/12 Written In Stone (8L) 10/1 62 9
28 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-4 8/13 Baby Lets Mambo (4¼L) 20/1 65 38
16 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-4 6/12 Al Borak (7½L) 16/1 66 52
19 Sep 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-1 6/9 Olofberg (4L) 6/1 66 -
5 Sep 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-9 2/7 Melchizedek (nk) 10/1 63 61
20 Aug 19 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-5 11/11 Snow In Seattle (7½L) 8/1 67 -
16
(15)
What A Story silk
What A Story
J: Reserve 2
T: S Moffatt
Finished seventh dropped back to 6f at Vaal when beaten 5½l last week; you have to go back a long way to find his only win but potentially well treated
-69367
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 57
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-12 b 7/12 Battleoftrafalgar (5½L) 50/1 57 50
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-6 b 6/15 Akwaan (6¼L) 8/1 59 40
27 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-7 b 3/7 Rock The Globe (1½L) 33/1 59 37
1 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-11 9/13 Duke Of Swing (5½L) 16/1 64 25
16 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-8 6/6 Topmast (6½L) 55/1 64 39
9 Apr 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-11 b 9/12 Golden Lion (8L) 117/20 58 -
17
(1)
Sun Giant silk
Sun Giant
J: Reserve 3
T: M F De Kock
Hit the target for the first time in March at Vaal, getting the job done by 1l; first go at a handicap
071
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 60
Days: 98
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 1/11 Hold Your Horses (1L) 5/1 - 26
1 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 9f Md 9-6 7/12 Master Supreme (9¼L) 15/2 - 34
23 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 11/14 Nebraas (11½L) 12/1 - 11
Verdict

TREND MASTER is a firm choice. There is a question mark over whether Top Line will be effective over this trip, and Theravada is likely to be popular with punters.

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