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2 August 2020
Sunday 2nd August

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Stay Safe With A Mask Mr 71 Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 1m 2f
Runners
17

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(5)
Artisan silk
Artisan
J: D De Gouveia
T: J A Soma
Finished eighth, beaten 6l, (Turffontein Inside) 17 days ago; has won previously at this course; first run in a handicap; if excused most recent run he would be interesting based on maiden plate success two runs back; hard to ignore
460-18
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 73
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-6 12/14 Barak (27L) 30/1 73 -
16 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 8/12 Trend Master (6L) 25/1 73 21
18 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 1/12 Petersham (hd) 25/1 66 15
28 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-2 13/16 Magic Vision (16½L) 113/20 72 -
26 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 6/14 August Rain (5¾L) 15/2 74 10
2 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 4/16 Hellofaride (7½L) 33/1 - 38
2
(10)
Afraad silk
Afraad
J: C Bantam
T: S Moffatt
Not beaten too far at 30-1 when seventh of 13 (handicap) last month at Turffontein Inside; dropping in the weights; down in grade; should not be far away
-34157
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-5 b 14/14 Barak (35L) 17/2 72 -
16 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-3 b 7/13 Defy Gravity (3¼L) 30/1 73 38
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-0 b 5/14 African Adventure (5½L) 25/1 73 46
14 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-6 b 1/12 Barak (shd) 14/1 69 33
2 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 b 4/12 Al Ragnar (6¼L) 33/1 69 -
7 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-4 b 3/16 Whipping Boy (6¾L) 33/10 71 34
3
(17)
African Darter silk
African Darter
J: J Greyling
T: P A Peter
Last of 14 (handicap, Turffontein Inside) last Thursday; now upped in trip and tough to make a case
17-090
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-5 13/14 Barak (33L) 100/1 72 -
23 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-6 14/14 Riga D'Ora (76L) 30/1 72 -
22 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-9 9/11 Creation (13L) 36/1 75 21
11 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-6 13/13 Norland (18L) 10/1 84 -
26 Dec 19 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-2 7/14 Antigonus (3¼L) 61/10 84 43
23 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-2 1/11 Tilmeeth (1L) 93/20 - 43
4
(1)
Barak silk
Barak
J: S Brown
T: M F De Kock
Favourite but beaten 2½l (this trip Turffontein Inside, maiden plate) last month, Bush Fever boosted the form since; fitted with blinkers for the first time; now handicapping; big chance
2824
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-5 b 1/14 Kurt's Approval (¾L) 2/1 72 -
12 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-6 4/14 Cairon (2½L) 18/10 73 13
14 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-6 2/12 Afraad (shd) 57/20 - 32
2 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 8/12 Bergerac (3¾L) 15/2 - -
24 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 2/12 Nordic Queen (hd) 9/2 - 25
5
(11)
Bellagio King silk
Bellagio King
J: S Khumalo
T: A B Fortune
No impression when tenth (handicap, over this trip, Vaal Classic) 31 days ago; handicapper easing the burden; ought to be on the premises with lower class a plus
017430
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-5 b 11/14 Barak (13L) 15/2 72 -
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-0 b 10/14 African Adventure (10½L) 19/2 73 29
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-3 b 3/12 Oyster King (2L) 6/1 73 45
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-12 b 4/16 Tough Choice (3¼L) 18/1 74 21
14 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-4 b 7/12 Christopher Robin (8¼L) 55/1 74 16
13 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 9f MdHc 8-5 b 1/16 Great Esteem (2¾L) 22/1 65 44
6
(15)
Crimson God silk
Crimson God
J: B Nyawo
T: A B Fortune
Not always shown an awful lot since winning a maiden plate at Vaal Classic a year ago; 11th beaten 12l (Turffontein Inside) last month on his second outing for this trainer; stepping up in trip and only limited appeal
788-70
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-5 10/14 Barak (10½L) 40/1 72 -
16 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-11 11/12 Trend Master (12L) 40/1 76 4
22 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-12 7/11 Creation (8¾L) 40/1 78 39
19 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-6 8/9 Greasepaint (8L) 28/1 83 22
24 Oct 19 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-3 8/13 Bien Venue (7L) 36/1 86 18
24 Sep 19 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-9 7/8 Bohica (15L) 10/1 87 3
7
(16)
French Leave silk
French Leave
J: P Mxoli 9
T: J Borman
Finished fourth, beaten a fair distance, in a handicap making his debut for this trainer (Flamingo Park) in March; a course winner but been generally quiet since successful in a handicap at Vaal Classic last September; returns from break; first run for trainer; not hard to turn elsewhere as facing a tougher assignment this time
79-004
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-10 b 4/14 Barak (5L) 66/1 70 -
9 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 9f Hc 8-3 b 4/9 True Words (16L) 40/1 71 35
18 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-7 b 11/13 Western Fort (11½L) 40/1 74 3
9 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-6 b 11/15 Out Of Your League (17½L) 25/1 76 -
14 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein 14f Hc 9-5 b 9/12 The Bosbok (10½L) 16/1 78 36
16 Nov 19 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-11 b 7/10 Fact (2¼L) 16/1 78 -
8
(8)
Tough Choice silk
Tough Choice
J: C Habib
T: P F Matchett
Finished eighth dropped back to 1m4f at Vaal Classic when beaten 10l last month; no winning form at this distance
451408
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-5 b 9/14 Barak (9L) 12/1 70 -
14 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-6 b 8/14 Dance Class (10L) 25/1 70 -
27 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 16f 8-3 b 12/13 Imperial Ruby (15L) 30/1 70 -
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-6 b 4/12 Anagram (3¾L) 17/4 70 43
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-12 b 1/16 African Adventure (3L) 12/1 65 32
10 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-0 b 5/13 Nimcha (2½L) 11/2 67 50
9
(12)
Top Rank silk
Top Rank
J: R Simons
T: G V Woodruff
On the premises when runner-up of 12 (handicap) two months ago at Vaal; he can make a bold bid
-36852
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 69
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-4 5/14 Barak (7L) 9/2 69 -
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-3 2/12 Oyster King (1¾L) 7/2 69 46
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 5/15 Akwaan (5½L) 11/1 70 55
18 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-5 8/13 Electromagnetic (3½L) 11/2 71 24
21 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-10 6/15 Our Man In Havana (3L) 13/1 71 47
4 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-12 3/9 River Jordan (¾L) 15/2 71 34
10
(13)
Maroon Bells silk
Maroon Bells
J: K Matsunyane
T: J A Soma
Finished towards the rear of 14 beaten 40l at Vaal Classic last month upped to 1m4f; may be vulnerable
-82160
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 68
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-6 13/14 Dance Class (40L) 22/1 68 -
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 7-12 6/10 Johnny Hero (7½L) 55/1 68 27
10 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 1/13 Grey Street (¾L) 4/1 66 -
23 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 2/13 Nimitz (3¾L) 12/1 61 19
11 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-6 b 8/16 Banha Bridge (7L) 33/1 61 19
19 Dec 19 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 b 4/15 Alicante (5½L) 40/1 58 5
11
(4)
Magic Vision silk
Magic Vision
J: J R Syster 6
T: P F Matchett
Wasn't beaten that far when fifth in in a handicap (Turffontein Inside) bouncing back from some moderate efforts when dropped to 1m latest; been generally quiet since successful in a maiden plate at Turffontein Standside in December but a course winner; has slipped to an attractive mark and he should go close
-57085
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 68
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-9 b 3/14 Barak (2L) 7/1 68 -
12 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-6 b 5/14 The It Factor (1L) 40/1 69 47
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-2 b 8/12 Anagram (10½L) 25/1 72 12
14 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-3 b 10/12 Christopher Robin (16½L) 55/1 75 -
15 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-11 b 7/12 Master Supreme (5L) 20/1 80 30
6 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 10f 9-0 b 5/6 Diorama (9L) 16/1 80 -
12
(14)
Corrido silk
Corrido
J: D Schwarz
T: F P Habib
Has not been in the winners' enclosure for a while now and yet to win over 1m2f; comfortably beaten into eighth with blinkers reapplied at Vaal Classic (handicap) last month; hard to ignore as now on an attractive mark
050698
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-0 b 8/14 Barak (8½L) 40/1 65 -
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-11 b 8/14 African Adventure (7¾L) 44/1 68 37
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-4 9/12 Oyster King (6¼L) 13/1 70 31
19 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-3 6/10 Skiminac (6¾L) 16/1 72 7
29 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-6 12/13 Marshall Foch (25L) 20/1 73 -
15 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-4 5/12 Master Supreme (4L) 14/1 76 41
13
(6)
Kurt's Approval silk
Kurt's Approval
J: C Storey
T: C E Erasmus
Has won here before but generally modest form since handicap success at Turffontein Standside last August; safely held in fifth last month stepped up to 1m4f at Vaal Classic; that form has substance (produced a next-time-out winner); others appeal more
050595
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-0 b 2/14 Barak (¾L) 13/1 65 -
14 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-2 b 5/14 Dance Class (9L) 66/1 65 -
27 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 10f 9-6 b 9/9 Hawwaam (29L) 75/1 65 26
14 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 10f 9-2 b 5/12 Stately Home (3L) 20/1 65 27
8 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-12 b 12/12 Oyster King (8L) 15/1 65 18
17 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 14f 8-3 b 5/10 Village Deep (10L) 40/1 67 -
14
(3)
Seventh Of June silk
Seventh Of June
J: C Zackey
T: P A Peter
Finished ninth dropped to 1m (Turffontein Inside) two weeks ago; potentially well treated but on a lengthy losing run
-78809
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-0 7/14 Barak (8½L) 20/1 65 -
16 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 9/12 Trend Master (6½L) 9/1 68 19
23 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-5 10/12 Apollo Robbins (12L) 20/1 71 4
11 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-11 8/12 Louvain (5L) 16/1 73 42
5 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-2 8/11 Tokyo Drift (6L) 16/1 76 20
30 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-11 7/10 Nimcha (4¼L) 9/1 80 37
15
(7)
Shabba Ranks silk
Shabba Ranks
J: Reserve 1
T: B D Botes
On a long losing run; finished 11th, beaten a fair distance, (handicap, Vaal) in March; back from a break; easy enough to take on
-60790
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 63
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-11 6/14 Barak (7¾L) 66/1 63 -
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-1 11/16 Tough Choice (9¾L) 15/2 67 -
10 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-0 9/13 Nimcha (11L) 10/1 70 22
18 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-2 b 7/11 Gold Griffin (7¼L) 18/1 73 -
21 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-1 b 11/15 Our Man In Havana (5¾L) 13/1 76 41
4 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-6 b 6/9 River Jordan (4L) 16/1 78 30
16
(9)
Captain Morgane silk
Captain Morgane
J: Reserve 2
T: C Spies
Managed only one success; towards the rear beaten 7l (handicap) at Turffontein Inside last Thursday; competes off a lower mark
000-00
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 64
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-1 11/14 Riga D'Ora (7½L) 40/1 67 35
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
17
(2)
Jackman silk
Jackman
J: Reserve 3
T: C E Erasmus
A long time since he saw any reward for his efforts but worth noting that all his wins have come racing right handed; 12-1 chance when finishing tenth of 14 (handicap) latest (Vaal Classic); competes off a lower mark
76-020
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
OR: 61
Days: 31
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
Verdict

BARAK is a firm choice. He has seen the form of his latest run well advertised and is entitled to make his presence felt in first-time blinkers. The otherwise interesting Top Rank has a stamina query to answer at this trip.

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Barak
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