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Next Vaal Racemeeting Wednesday 14 April Classified Stakes(For horses with nett rating of 71 and bel Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 7f
Runners
18

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(13)
Dawn Of A New Era silk
Dawn Of A New Era
J: G Lerena
T: E Verdonese
Has winning form at this course; finished fifth but only beaten 1½l (Turffontein Standside) last month; looks likely to go well if in the same mood as when winning at Vaal in January
4-3165
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 76
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 b 4/16 Dark Vision (1L) 15/2 76 49
20 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-11 b 5/15 August Rain (1¾L) 14/1 78 51
25 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 6/11 Sun Giant (7½L) 8/1 78 16
19 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-4 1/14 Riccardo (1L) 67/20 76 50
2 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-4 3/10 Euro Cent (5½L) 25/4 81 -
28 Nov 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 4/10 Nartjie (6½L) 6/1 - 23
2
(15)
Qunetra silk
Qunetra
J: R Simons
T: R R Magner
Claimed a first CD win latest when successful by 1l; should go close
665-21
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 76
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 8/16 Dark Vision (7½L) 11/2 76 25
16 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 1/12 Southern Song (1L) 73/20 74 59
23 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 2/9 Rock The Kazvar (shd) 71/20 74 47
28 Nov 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 5/11 Bartholdi (4½L) 40/1 77 46
9 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 6/15 Panama Kid (3L) 8/1 79 36
24 Sep 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 6/10 Campa (5L) 14/10 80 30
3
(2)
Global Town silk
Global Town
J: C Habib
T: A B Fortune
Has winning form at this course; unable to land a blow in 12th (stakes race) last month here over 6f; can be taken on
-65410
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 75
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 b 11/16 Dark Vision (10½L) 80/1 75 14
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-6 b 12/16 Into The Future (11½L) 12/1 75 25
4 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 b 1/7 Eyes On Tiger (shd) 8/1 70 55
28 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-4 b 4/10 Officer (3½L) 12/1 70 -
19 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-4 b 5/14 Cleveland (4¾L) 14/1 70 20
5 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 b 6/10 Solace (5½L) 16/1 71 37
4
(8)
Trooper silk
Trooper
J: P Mxoli 6
T: P A Peter
A course winner; finished last of nine (Vaal Classic) in February; last two runs were below standard set by success three runs ago; easy to see him making an impression
981-09
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 75
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-1 14/16 Dark Vision (12½L) 80/1 75 7
4 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-12 9/9 Wolffs World (11½L) 25/1 79 -
2 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-10 10/11 Gimmethegoahead (16L) 14/1 79 5
9 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-0 1/16 Leading Lad (½L) 20/1 66 44
22 Oct 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 8/11 Al Aasy (8L) 6/1 - 10
25 Aug 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-0 9/12 Gimmethegoahead (7¼L) 20/1 - -
5
(16)
Mars Rover silk
Mars Rover
J: K Matsunyane
T: P F Matchett
Last of 12 latest at Vaal Classic; has won here before but blinkers not worked so well in last two races; hard to recommend
281-70
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 74
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 b 12/16 Dark Vision (11L) 100/1 74 13
9 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-0 b 12/12 Ice Eater (8¾L) 33/1 79 23
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 8-9 b 7/7 Anna Capri (11½L) 28/1 81 26
26 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 b 1/10 Imitation Game (shd) 11/1 80 47
9 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 0-2 8/15 Panama Kid (4L) 15/2 81 31
29 Oct 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 2/15 Aneksi (hd) 15/1 77 58
6
(6)
Golden Spoon silk
Golden Spoon
J: W Marwing
T: M F De Kock
Went close at 15-2 in a stakes race (over 7½f here) last Thursday from a poor draw; strong contender
234162
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 76
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-2 b 5/16 Dark Vision (1L) 11/2 76 46
1 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-2 b 2/15 Evening Rise (shd) 15/2 76 -
18 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 b 6/14 Oyster King (5L) 13/2 76 45
6 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 b 1/12 Belle Of Belize (1¼L) 87/20 69 46
25 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 4/16 Bat Out Of Hell (2½L) 15/4 70 32
11 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 3/10 Say When (12½L) 9/4 - 23
7
(10)
After Hours silk
After Hours
J: L Hewitson
T: S J Gray
Fair effort (beaten 2½l) in a stakes race (over 6f here) two weeks ago; generally modest form since handicap success at Vaal Classic in October
8-7804
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-2 b 3/16 Dark Vision (½L) 10/1 72 48
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-2 b 4/15 Big City Girl (2¼L) 12/1 72 65
18 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-6 b 11/15 Fantasy Flower (7¼L) 16/1 76 33
26 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 b 8/14 Evening Rise (6L) 5/1 79 -
12 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-1 b 7/10 Godswood (4¾L) 19/4 82 50
31 Dec 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-8 8/9 Fitzwilliam (5¼L) 16/1 84 38
8
(7)
Wiley Kim silk
Wiley Kim
J: C Zackey
T: M N Houdalakis
Just the one win to her name; finished towards the rear dropped back to 6f in a stakes race last month here; headgear now needed to spark a revival, others appeal more
6056-0
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 68
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-2 b 15/16 Dark Vision (25L) 44/1 68 -
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-3 14/16 Into The Future (17½L) 40/1 68 2
25 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-5 6/11 Kapama (6¾L) 7/1 71 2
20 Feb 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-0 5/15 Tahitian Orana (5L) 25/1 76 34
16 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 10/16 Oh Mercy Me (3¾L) 28/1 78 -
2 Jan 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-12 6/16 Mazari (3¼L) 14/1 79 24
9
(1)
Informative silk
Informative
J: M Yeni
T: P F Matchett
Achieved only a sole win; not disgraced when seventh of ten six weeks ago here
3-4447
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 67
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-2 b 13/16 Dark Vision (12L) 25/1 67 7
23 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f NvHc 8-5 b 7/10 Oksana (4L) 3/1 69 34
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 8-9 b 4/7 Anna Capri (4½L) 16/1 69 50
26 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-6 4/14 Ramsay (2½L) 57/20 69 53
23 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-1 4/8 Spring Break (7L) 8/1 69 41
29 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-3 3/13 Soul Connection (½L) 12/1 69 60
10
(18)
Midnight Badger silk
Midnight Badger
J: W Kennedy
T: P A Peter
Just a sole success to his name; finished tenth, beaten 6l, over this distance at Turffontein Standside (handicap) three weeks ago on his first start for this trainer; he has a shout
898-70
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-2 2/16 Dark Vision (shd) 9/1 65 50
20 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-3 10/15 August Rain (5¾L) 14/1 67 32
16 Jan 21 Ken Kenilworth 8f Hc 8-10 b 7/10 The Second Wave (3¼L) 25/1 70 48
23 Dec 20 Ken Kenilworth 8f Hc 8-11 8/9 Tripple Jet (6¼L) 30/1 75 17
21 Nov 20 Ken Kenilworth 8f Hc 8-8 b 9/10 Arctic Drift (6¾L) 25/1 77 59
17 Oct 20 Dur Durbanville 7f Hc 8-9 b 8/10 Myhopesanddreams (6¼L) 10/1 79 68
11
(12)
Hertog silk
Hertog
J: B Nyawo
T: F Bronkhorst
Finished towards the rear of 15 beaten 31l in a stakes race here (7½f) last week; a long time since his last win; hard to fancy
0-9600
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 64
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-2 b 14/15 Evening Rise (31L) 66/1 64 -
18 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-6 b 15/15 Fantasy Flower (19L) 20/1 69 -
16 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-0 6/11 Prince Evlanoff (6¼L) 36/1 69 -
14 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 9/11 Swiss Bank (15½L) 22/1 71 -
22 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-11 15/15 Crown Guardian (11½L) 12/1 73 23
15 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-11 3/16 Starflash (3½L) 30/1 73 -
12
(3)
Afternoon Tea silk
Afternoon Tea
J: P Strydom
T: A B Fortune
Beaten a neck at 123-20 at Turffontein Standside last month; just a sole success to her name; should prove competitive if reproducing most recent effort
740852
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 9/16 Dark Vision (8¾L) 7/2 72 15
27 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-9 2/13 Lady Nica (nk) 123/20 71 46
11 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-11 5/11 Anatura (1¾L) 4/1 72 54
18 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-12 b 8/14 May Queen (6¾L) 12/1 75 53
23 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-8 b 10/11 Magical Flight (8¼L) 17/4 77 -
14 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 b 4/10 Bravo One (2L) 15/2 81 -
13
(4)
Forever Light silk
Forever Light
J: S Khumalo
T: F Bronkhorst
Finished last of 12 here (1m) last Thursday; generally modest form since maiden plate success at Vaal Classic in September; up against it
-54590
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 68
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-3 12/12 Governors Glory (58L) 36/1 68 -
2 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-6 9/10 Storm Commander (3L) 22/1 72 36
25 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-2 5/11 Sun Giant (5¾L) 13/1 72 18
16 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-5 4/11 Prince Evlanoff (2¾L) 16/1 74 -
23 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-12 5/8 Spring Break (9½L) 36/1 76 30
29 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-5 11/13 Soul Connection (4½L) 15/2 79 47
14
(14)
Lets Talk silk
Lets Talk
J: S Brown
T: S J Gray
Largely disappointing since successful in a maiden plate at Turffontein Inside in September; finished towards the rear of 15 beaten 6l in a stakes race 14 days ago here (6f); makes limited appeal
08-000
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 b 6/16 Dark Vision (1½L) 28/1 65 41
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-2 b 12/15 Big City Girl (6L) 28/1 69 52
18 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-10 b 10/15 Fantasy Flower (7¼L) 10/1 73 31
5 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 10/14 Shortstop (6¾L) 9/2 78 25
5 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-1 8/15 Quattro Passi (5L) 9/1 81 -
15 Oct 20 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-10 10/15 Afraad (7L) 33/10 81 -
15
(5)
Speechmaker silk
Speechmaker
J: L J Ferraris
T: H E Adamson
Only win came on all-weather; favourite but unable to make the frame in a stakes race here last month; in the mix
625-25
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 b 10/16 Dark Vision (10½L) 14/1 65 10
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-12 b 5/16 Into The Future (3¼L) 53/20 67 50
23 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f NvHc 8-6 b 2/10 Battle Force (1¾L) 31/4 61 69
24 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-8 b 5/15 Samoa (4¼L) 9/1 61 43
15 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-8 b 2/16 Starflash (1¾L) 15/2 61 -
19 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-9 b 6/14 Flower Of Scotland (4L) 21/4 62 53
16
(17)
Dark Vision silk
Dark Vision
J: J Solomons 3
T: S G Tarry
Claimed a first CD win last month when successful by just over 1l; should be thereabouts
400-41
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-4 b 1/16 Midnight Badger (shd) 22/1 64 45
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 7f MdHc 7-13 b 1/12 Light Warrior (1¼L) 9/2 59 17
11 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 8f MdHc 8-3 b 4/12 Blue Spark (2L) 12/1 59 19
17 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 7f MdHc 8-3 b 11/15 Bold Jazz (12L) 16/1 67 14
5 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 13/16 Midnight Caller (11L) 25/1 72 -
29 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 b 4/11 Dr Doolittle (10L) 23/4 - 33
17
(9)
Miss Khalifa silk
Miss Khalifa
J: Reserve 1
T: C Spies
Towards the rear of 13 last month (Turffontein Standside); has winning form at this course but not always shown an awful lot since winning a fillies handicap at Vaal five months ago; hard to recommend
05-000
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 16/16 Dark Vision (75L) 44/1 64 -
27 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-9 10/13 Lady Nica (4¼L) 40/1 66 31
2 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-10 11/12 Say When (12½L) 33/1 67 -
5 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-2 11/14 Shortstop (9¾L) 30/1 68 11
29 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-3 5/13 Soul Connection (2L) 16/1 69 54
24 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-3 11/15 Samoa (6L) 18/1 69 42
18
(11)
Soul Of Wit silk
Soul Of Wit
J: Reserve 2
T: S J Gray
Hasn't won for a while but has won here before; came home ninth, beaten 10l, in a stakes race seven days ago here (7½f)
9-4379
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 63
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-7 b 7/16 Dark Vision (4½L) 8/1 63 27
1 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 8-7 b 9/15 Evening Rise (10½L) 23/4 63 -
18 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-0 b 7/10 Un Deux Trois (5¼L) 21/4 65 9
14 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 8-11 b 3/11 Swiss Bank (4L) 3/1 67 -
5 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 b 4/12 Tartan Dancer (1½L) 7/1 68 45
24 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-1 b 9/15 Samoa (5¾L) 8/1 70 43
Verdict

Afternoon Tea is possibly starting to look exposed while CD winners Dawn Of A New Era and Qunetra are respected. But GOLDEN SPOON is a firm tip. She is a distance winner.

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Golden Spoon
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