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17 September 2020
Thursday 17th September

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Tab Pays The Full Dividend, No Limits Maiden Plate (3-Year-Olds)(For Maiden 3-year-olds) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 5f
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(3)
Harrys Secret silk
Harrys Secret
J: P Strydom
T: D Sham
A disappointing effort when second favourite (maiden plate) last month at Vaal; first-time pacifiers; could be interesting on the pick of his form
3407
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 77
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Aug 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-2 7/12 Mk's Pride (8L) 3/1 80 16
27 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 11/12 Ramchandani Road (14½L) 17/4 - 3
18 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 4/12 Al Muthana (6L) 31/20 - 52
6 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-9 3/11 Mount Pleasant (1¾L) 45/1 - -
2
(1)
Procrastinator silk
Procrastinator
J: S Khumalo
T: P F Matchett
Finished ahead of two of these rivals (Turffontein Inside) running over this trip when 40-1 fourth of ten two months ago; could go close
974
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 76
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 3/12 Break The Silence (1L) 77/20 76 -
23 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 4/10 Valyrian King (3¾L) 40/1 - 24
22 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 7/13 Fire And Ice (6½L) 40/1 - 26
12 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 9/14 Karnallie (10½L) 25/1 - 18
3
(9)
Trust The Fire silk
Trust The Fire
J: T Juglall 3
T: L J Human
Others perhaps more persuasive
22000
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 9/12 Break The Silence (12L) 100/1 64 -
23 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 10/10 Valyrian King (19½L) 50/1 - -
5 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 12/14 Enter Sandman (6¼L) 33/1 - 14
23 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 10/11 Bowie (16½L) 30/1 - -
16 Mar 20 Fla Flamingo Park 5f Md 9-3 2/7 Luke Moonwalker (1¼L) 16/10 - 26
17 Feb 20 Fla Flamingo Park 5f Md 9-6 2/11 Zernez (1L) 33/1 - -
4
(14)
Black Friday silk
Black Friday
J: C Bantam
T: S Moffatt
No impression when sixth (maiden plate) in July (Vaal); may be vulnerable
006
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 61
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 8/12 Break The Silence (8¾L) 100/1 61 -
9 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-0 6/14 Lord Grantham (7¼L) 66/1 - 12
26 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-0 11/11 Fire And Ice (83L) 66/1 - -
5 Mar 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 10/11 Elusive Woman (15L) 75/1 - -
5
(11)
Blue Eyes silk
Blue Eyes
J: R Simons
T: P F Matchett
Well beaten when fifth (this distance Turffontein Inside, maiden juvenile plate) two months ago; should prove competitive now that he knows a little more
65
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 4/12 Break The Silence (4¼L) 22/1 - -
23 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 5/10 Valyrian King (6¾L) 13/1 - 13
9 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-6 6/10 South East (5¾L) 10/1 - -
6
(6)
Break The Silence silk
Break The Silence
J: L Hewitson
T: S J Gray
Favourite when third over C&D (maiden plate) last week; has to be feared with yard in good form
23
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 1/12 Godswood (shd) 6/5 - -
10 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-2 3/14 Full Velocity (1L) 6/4 - 41
27 Aug 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 2/10 Gang Leader (½L) 30/1 - 56
7
(4)
Forest Phoenix silk
Forest Phoenix
J: D De Gouveia
T: F C De Beer
Dam was a race winner; first competitive racecourse experience; others look more obvious on paper; he could be one for another day
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 10/12 Break The Silence (12L) 33/1 - -
8
(7)
Godswood silk
Godswood
J: W Kennedy
T: P A Peter
Third here on his debut when favourite (57-20); cannot be ignored as has potential to improve
3
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 2/12 Break The Silence (shd) 69/20 - -
27 Aug 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 3/10 Gang Leader (3¼L) 57/20 - 46
9
(13)
Heart Of Harlem silk
Heart Of Harlem
J: J Greyling
T: B Webber
Last of 14 in a maiden plate at Turffontein Standside two months ago upped to 1m; faces a stiff task
80
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 11/12 Break The Silence (13L) 100/1 - -
25 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 8-11 14/14 Imperial Master (68L) 75/1 - -
9 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-0 8/13 Dark Tide (19L) 66/1 - -
10
(12)
Lord Amour silk
Lord Amour
J: M Yeni
T: S Botha
Held on his debut over C&D at 28-1; might be better for the experience although not hard to turn elsewhere
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 7/12 Break The Silence (8L) 100/1 - -
1 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-2 10/10 Phinda Mzala (12L) 28/1 - 6
11
(2)
New Amsterdam silk
New Amsterdam
J: C Murray
T: D Sham
Racing education begins here; out of a dam who was a race winner; his lack of experience could be a drawback, needs market confidence to make him of interest
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 12/12 Break The Silence (17L) 100/1 - -
12
(5)
Smuts silk
Smuts
J: G Lerena
T: C Dawson
12-1 chance when finishing seventh of 13 on his debut over this distance at Turffontein Standside; more scope than most; he's an attractive contender
7
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 6/12 Break The Silence (7¾L) 18/1 - -
2 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 7/13 Vars Vicky (10L) 12/1 - 18
13
(10)
Sonny Quinn silk
Sonny Quinn
J: C Zackey
T: D Sham
First competitive racecourse experience; dam was a race winner; needs market confidence to make him of interest against horses with experience
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 5/12 Break The Silence (5½L) 10/1 - -
14
(8)
Victronic silk
Victronic
J: C Habib
T: C Binda
Well behind the third, Break The Silence, over C&D at 66-1 when beaten on his debut; possible improver with that outing under his belt although has plenty to find
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-2 12/14 Full Velocity (14½L) 66/1 - -
Verdict

BREAK THE SILENCE is a firm tip. Godswood has fewer miles on the clock than a lot of these, and Harrys Secret holds claims if his latest performance can be forgiven.

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Break The Silence
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