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Next Vaal Racemeeting Thursday 13 May Mr 80 Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 5f
Runners
11

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(5)
Enjoy The View silk
Enjoy The View
J: X Jacobs 9
T: B D Botes
Found life tough when 8l back in eighth in a handicap five weeks ago (Scottsville) when first-time blinkers didn't help; blinkers been left off; been eased in the ratings by the assessor
3-5898
Age: 4
Weight: 10-4
OR: 91
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 10-4 8/9 Kwite A Trip (5¾L) 100/3 91 -
31 Mar 21 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 8-12 b 8/10 Spydas Corner (8½L) 16/1 93 53
14 Mar 21 Gre Greyville 6f 8-12 9/12 Chantyman (11½L) 28/1 95 40
24 Jan 21 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-0 8/12 Pearl Of Asia (4L) 14/1 97 -
3 Jan 21 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 8-9 5/8 Filippo (3¼L) 25/4 97 64
2
(2)
Ace Of Spades silk
Ace Of Spades
J: W Kennedy
T: P A Peter
Got the better of Kwite A Trip scoring narrowly last month over this distance at Turffontein Standside in what looked an up-to-scratch handicap; raised a fair amount in the weights; cannot be ignored now dropping in class
36171
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 83
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Apr 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 7-11 1/9 Godswood (nk) 12/1 79 61
24 Mar 21 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 8-11 7/9 Saviour (2½L) 15/2 79 -
2 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 1/8 Raisetheredlantern (2L) 9/2 - 40
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 6/10 Blue Eyes (4¾L) 2/1 - 37
30 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 3/12 Battle Force (3L) 17/2 - 29
3
(3)
Ice Eater silk
Ice Eater
J: M Yeni
T: C I Jonker
Has won previously at this course; didn't run too badly when out of the frame at Vaal (beaten 4l at 77-20) in a handicap over this trip 40 days ago
-22316
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 80
Days: 40
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-3 b 6/10 Country Squire (4L) 77/20 80 50
9 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-0 b 1/12 Gemcutter (½L) 113/20 77 56
23 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-4 b 3/10 Stormy Seas (½L) 7/2 77 58
2 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-2 b 2/11 Galactic Warrior (¾L) 7/1 77 71
12 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-0 b 2/10 Godswood (2¾L) 17/2 77 59
24 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-0 b 2/9 Valyrian King (5¼L) 35/1 77 45
4
(4)
Saviour silk
Saviour
J: L J Ferraris
T: C Dawson
Has won here; not beaten too far (just over 1l) last month at Greyville Polytrack in what looked an up-to-scratch handicap
140-14
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 80
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-6 b 4/9 Kwite A Trip (3¼L) 10/1 80 -
15 Apr 21 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 8-12 b 4/8 Kings Road (1L) 7/2 80 72
24 Mar 21 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-0 b 1/9 Shinnecock (1L) 8/1 76 -
5 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-7 b 14/15 Rock Of Africa (13½L) 15/2 76 8
19 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-7 b 4/15 Holy Man (2¾L) 12/1 76 46
24 Oct 20 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-12 b 1/11 Captain Morisco (nk) 9/1 73 64
5
(8)
Impressive Duchess silk
Impressive Duchess
J: J Sampson
T: C Spies
Respectable effort in defeat when dropped back to this distance four weeks ago at Vaal; a long time since her last success; has been dropped in the weights; easy enough to take on given likely stiffer task
453965
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 79
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-5 7/9 Kwite A Trip (5¼L) 100/3 79 -
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-12 5/7 Herstel (3L) 18/1 81 50
1 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-2 6/10 Paton's Tears (7L) 40/1 81 47
18 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-12 9/10 Pin Up (23L) 30/1 82 -
2 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-8 3/7 Way Of The World (3¼L) 15/1 82 -
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-3 5/7 Anna Capri (4½L) 15/1 82 53
6
(10)
Kwite A Trip silk
Kwite A Trip
J: G Lerena
T: P A Peter
Minor honours in handicap last month (17-10, at Turffontein Standside over this distance) in a competitive contest, a race won by the reopposing Ace Of Spades; has been eased in the weights; down in grade; hard to ignore
1445-3
Age: 3
Weight: 9-3
OR: 80
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-3 b 1/9 Lagertha (1½L) 25/11 80 -
17 Apr 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-8 b 3/9 Ace Of Spades (1½L) 17/10 81 56
3 Dec 20 Tur Turffontein 5f 9-11 b 5/15 Gang Leader (2L) 9/4 83 48
17 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-4 b 4/8 Thumbs Up (1½L) 27/4 83 -
30 Aug 20 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-6 4/6 Vars Vicky (8L) 113/20 83 31
17 Aug 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-2 1/12 Marrakech (2½L) 21/20 - 62
7
(1)
Marengo silk
Marengo
J: R Simons
T: R R Magner
Not beaten far when third in a handicap over C&D two months ago
38-633
Age: 3
Weight: 9-3
OR: 80
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-3 3/9 Kwite A Trip (2L) 10/1 80 -
9 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-1 3/12 Ice Eater (1¼L) 11/2 80 51
25 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-12 3/5 Al Sakeet (5L) 25/1 80 53
12 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-1 6/10 Godswood (4¾L) 15/2 82 50
5 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-2 p 8/8 Sweet Sensation (14L) 20/1 83 21
26 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-10 3/14 Mind Reader (½L) 8/1 81 48
8
(6)
Country Squire silk
Country Squire
J: J R Syster 3
T: G J Maroun
On a hat-trick; scored by 2½l (Vaal) last month, readily accounting for Ramsay; can be taken on off career-high mark
960-11
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 73
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-12 9/9 Kwite A Trip (6½L) 4/1 73 -
14 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-12 1/14 Fantasy Flower (2½L) 4/1 67 -
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 1/10 Valetorio (1¼L) 66/1 60 56
23 Jul 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-0 12/14 Riga D'Ora (9½L) 25/1 64 27
14 Jul 20 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-11 6/10 Captain Hindsight (2¾L) 75/1 64 39
23 Jun 20 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-7 9/12 Battleoftrafalgar (6¼L) 50/1 64 46
9
(9)
Lagertha silk
Lagertha
J: S Khumalo
T: M F De Kock
Recorded first CD win last month; on a hat-trick; a likely player
644511
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 72
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-11 b 2/9 Kwite A Trip (1½L) 100/33 72 -
22 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-3 b 1/14 Jam Fancy (¾L) 20/11 70 53
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
10
(11)
Ramsay silk
Ramsay
J: C F Dicken 3
T: G J Maroun
Just over 2l fourth to Lagertha (this distance Vaal Classic, stakes race) last month; boasts winning form over course and distance but not really built on success in a stakes race three months ago at Vaal Classic; not an obvious one
146094
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 66
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-5 6/9 Kwite A Trip (4½L) 50/3 66 -
22 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-12 4/14 Lagertha (2¼L) 40/1 67 45
14 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-12 9/14 Country Squire (6¾L) 16/1 67 -
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-2 16/16 Into The Future (68L) 33/4 67 -
9 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-6 6/12 Ice Eater (2½L) 12/1 67 42
18 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-12 4/15 Fantasy Flower (4¼L) 11/1 67 42
11
(7)
Alex The Great silk
Alex The Great
J: J Penny
T: R R Magner
Has won here before; good effort when 2½l third in a handicap at Vaal latest; form franked by two subsequent winners
-26253
Age: 6
Weight: 8-3
OR: 62
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 b 5/9 Kwite A Trip (4L) 10/1 62 -
25 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 7-13 b 3/10 Country Squire (2½L) 16/1 62 47
9 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 7-13 b 5/12 Ice Eater (2L) 15/2 61 42
23 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-0 b 2/10 Stormy Seas (nk) 2/1 61 51
26 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-8 b 6/14 Ramsay (3¾L) 4/1 62 44
5 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-8 b 2/14 Lord Grantham (shd) 6/1 62 39
Verdict

This has the look of a wide-open race but ACE OF SPADES could be the one to side with. He can confirm superiority with Kwite A Trip and has been a winner over this CD. Kwite A Trip is likely to be popular with punters.

Verdict silk image
Ace Of Spades
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