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Champions Day 1 May Fm 72 Handicap (f & M)(For Fillies and Mares) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 5f
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(11)
Caerphilly silk
Caerphilly
J: B Nyawo
T: R R Magner
Brings winning form over course and distance to the table; respectable effort to finish third in a fillies handicap over C&D in December; this only her second start in handicap company; looks likely to go well
22413-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-6 13/14 Lagertha (22L) 10/1 72 -
10 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-2 3/15 Muleta (3¼L) 20/1 72 52
29 Oct 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 1/15 Flower Of Scotland (1L) 17/10 70 44
10 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 4/10 Cream Soda (3L) 4/5 72 33
2 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 2/13 Laetitia's Angel (1¾L) 17/10 72 38
22 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 2/12 Muleta (¾L) 14/1 70 47
2
(2)
Samoa silk
Samoa
J: G Lerena
T: B H Stidolph
A course winner; finished tenth of 12 (fillies handicap) at Turffontein Inside last month; has been dropped in the weights; warrants respect judged on finishing third at Vaal 35 days ago
-35430
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-4 b 3/14 Lagertha (2½L) 25/4 70 62
18 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-0 b 10/12 Emerald Crest (5½L) 20/1 71 38
4 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-1 b 3/16 Hear The Trumpet (½L) 10/1 71 42
18 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-2 b 4/14 May Queen (4L) 40/1 72 65
28 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-7 b 5/11 Sweet Future (5¼L) 14/1 72 40
19 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-6 b 3/14 Emerald Crest (1L) 14/1 72 57
3
(9)
Dalgety Bay silk
Dalgety Bay
J: P Strydom
T: F P Habib
Not beaten that far (4½l, went off 16-1) here last month; first run in a handicap; likely to be in contention
9-4316
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-2 14/14 Lagertha (31L) 10/1 72 -
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-9 6/16 Into The Future (4½L) 16/1 72 46
2 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 1/8 Country Mile (2L) 18/10 72 49
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 3/11 Differentiate (1L) 16/1 69 41
14 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 4/13 Malvern (2¼L) 36/1 66 27
9 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 9/15 Flower Of Scotland (8¼L) 20/1 - 16
4
(12)
Flash Rock silk
Flash Rock
J: C F Dicken 3
T: C I Jonker
Has won here; finished towards the rear of 13 beaten 4½l in a fillies handicap last month (Turffontein Standside); just second start in this company; looks vulnerable
60-10
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-12 10/14 Lagertha (13L) 50/1 72 23
27 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-7 11/13 Lady Nica (4½L) 25/1 72 31
23 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-3 1/15 Magic Choice (½L) 22/1 - 43
27 Dec 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 13/14 Bella Black (12½L) 50/1 - -
12 Dec 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 6/10 Dunyaa (8½L) 36/1 - -
5
(8)
Jam Fancy silk
Jam Fancy
J: R Munger
T: A B Fortune
Beaten 7l into fifth (this distance, here, fillies progress plate) last month; capable of making an impact if in the same mood as when she won at Vaal Classic in February
-23145
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-2 11/14 Lagertha (14L) 9/1 72 20
16 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 8-9 5/6 Varina (6¾L) 10/1 72 41
23 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-9 4/10 Stormy Seas (1L) 10/1 72 50
4 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 1/11 Sky Kingdom (1½L) 6/5 70 41
21 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 3/13 Queen Jay (1¼L) 47/20 70 38
7 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 2/14 Theatre Of Dreams (nk) 30/1 - 45
6
(7)
Zodiac Princess silk
Zodiac Princess
J: C Maujean
T: D Sham
Successful by 1½l to claim first CD win last month; is respected
28-261
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 68
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-2 b 2/14 Lagertha (1½L) 10/1 68 65
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 b 1/14 I Dream Of Genie (1½L) 13/4 67 46
24 Feb 21 Gre Greyville 7f Md 9-6 6/12 Bright Eyed Girl (6½L) 47/20 67 37
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 2/11 Differentiate (¾L) 9/2 67 43
29 Oct 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 8/16 Brooklyn Bridge (4¼L) 13/2 69 24
24 Sep 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 b 2/11 May Queen (hd) 7/1 67 52
7
(6)
Queen Jay silk
Queen Jay
J: J R Syster 3
T: S Botha
Brings winning form over course and distance to the table; finished last of 16 over C&D five weeks ago (fillies handicap); this only her second handicap outing; a big ask
180
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-10 12/14 Lagertha (16L) 80/1 70 11
4 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-9 16/16 Hear The Trumpet (8¼L) 36/1 74 12
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-0 8/8 Celestial Love (16½L) 25/1 74 -
21 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 1/13 Karoo Space (¾L) 75/1 - 43
8
(13)
Ilha Da Varlette silk
Ilha Da Varlette
J: X Jacobs 9
T: D Nieuwenhuizen
Well beaten behind the sixth, Dalgety Bay, here (6f) last month when finishing towards the rear of 16; potentially well treated but hasn't won for a while; easy enough to swerve
0-7790
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 66
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-5 4/14 Lagertha (3½L) 12/1 66 56
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-3 15/16 Into The Future (18L) 35/1 70 -
4 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-3 9/16 Hear The Trumpet (5L) 25/1 73 25
23 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-6 7/10 Stormy Seas (3½L) 44/1 76 46
19 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-4 7/9 May Queen (6L) 25/1 78 -
22 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-6 13/13 Sheer Talent (11½L) 45/1 82 -
9
(14)
The Villa Grand silk
The Villa Grand
J: M Yeni
T: P F Matchett
Finished in front of Lagertha and Flash Rock (fillies handicap, Turffontein Standside) when not beaten too far two weeks ago; competes off a lower mark; one to note on the pick of her form
03-664
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 69
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-12 b 5/14 Lagertha (3¾L) 7/1 69 55
27 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-8 4/13 Lady Nica (1L) 15/1 70 42
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-12 6/8 Celestial Love (7L) 30/1 73 -
19 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-2 6/14 Emerald Crest (3L) 7/1 75 47
17 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-3 3/14 Rapid Fire (5L) 10/1 77 22
31 Oct 20 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-1 14/15 Mk's Pride (19½L) 35/1 77 25
10
(10)
Hear The Trumpet silk
Hear The Trumpet
J: L Hewitson
T: D Nieuwenhuizen
Beaten 3½l when fifth of 15 but didn't run badly at 10-1 here last month; has won here before; has to be high on list
30-415
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-12 b 6/14 Lagertha (4L) 10/1 65 54
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-4 b 5/15 Big City Girl (3½L) 10/1 65 59
4 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 7-11 b 1/16 Full Velocity (hd) 14/1 63 39
19 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-10 b 4/14 Emerald Crest (1L) 11/1 63 50
22 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-4 b 11/15 Crown Guardian (7L) 11/2 65 31
19 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-12 b 3/14 Flower Of Scotland (1¼L) 13/1 65 65
11
(1)
Lagertha silk
Lagertha
J: S Khumalo
T: M F De Kock
Plenty to like about many of her recent performances at this venue; far from disgraced (beaten 1½l, fillies handicap) 12 days ago (Turffontein Standside); been eased in the ratings by the assessor; no surprise if she has a big say on the pick of her form
426445
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-12 b 1/14 Zodiac Princess (1½L) 9/2 65 68
27 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-9 b 5/13 Lady Nica (1½L) 12/1 66 41
18 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-8 b 4/12 Emerald Crest (1L) 25/4 66 52
4 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-10 b 4/16 Hear The Trumpet (1½L) 15/2 67 36
23 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-11 b 6/10 Stormy Seas (2¼L) 33/10 68 47
19 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-1 b 2/14 Emerald Crest (½L) 73/20 67 55
12
(3)
Great Diva silk
Great Diva
J: N Klink
T: L J Human
Failed to make much of an impact in handicaps recently and her only win was on all-weather; not disgraced when seventh over C&D (fillies handicap) last month; lower mark this time; looks vulnerable
10-067
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-7 9/14 Lagertha (10L) 80/1 64 30
4 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-4 7/16 Hear The Trumpet (3¼L) 85/1 66 26
11 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-3 6/8 Capitiana (11L) 75/1 69 8
28 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 10/11 Sweet Future (9L) 60/1 72 24
29 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 10/10 Varina (11½L) 75/1 72 20
30 Nov 20 Gre Greyville 5f Md 9-4 1/10 English Princess (shd) 20/1 62 48
13
(4)
Roksolana silk
Roksolana
J: J Penny
T: B Webber
Has won here in the past but managed only one success; finished seventh, beaten a fair distance, in a fillies handicap over this trip at Turffontein Standside 12 days ago; far from solid
068-27
Age: 4
Weight: 8-3
OR: 56
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 b 7/14 Lagertha (5¾L) 9/1 56 43
27 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-3 b 7/9 Mind Reader (9½L) 40/1 56 31
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-7 b 2/8 Celestial Love (2½L) 100/1 56 -
29 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 b 8/10 Varina (7½L) 75/1 56 34
10 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 b 6/15 Muleta (4½L) 50/1 56 41
3 Dec 20 Tur Turffontein 5f 8-4 b 13/15 Gang Leader (7½L) 25/1 56 19
14
(5)
Mercer Girl silk
Mercer Girl
J: K Matsunyane
T: B H Stidolph
A long time since her last success and last CD win was two years ago; comfortably beaten into tenth over C&D last month (fillies handicap); has eased in the weights; a lot on her plate
4090-0
Age: 5
Weight: 8-3
OR: 54
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 b 8/14 Lagertha (9½L) 80/1 54 30
4 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 b 10/16 Hear The Trumpet (5½L) 66/1 56 17
24 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-6 b 15/15 Samoa (9½L) 50/1 59 22
17 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-6 b 9/14 Rapid Fire (8L) 20/1 59 6
14 Nov 20 Tur Turffontein 5f 7-13 b 14/15 Singforafa (8¾L) 75/1 59 26
22 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 b 4/14 Mind Reader (2¾L) 28/1 57 29
Verdict

LAGERTHA is the recommendation. Samoa and Jam Fancy have a chance although they aren't easy to fancy based on what they did last time out, and Hear The Trumpet has run well previously over this course and distance.

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Lagertha
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