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16 September 2021
Thursday 16th September

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Racing Association Progress Plate(For 1,2 & 3 Time Winners & Maidens) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 1m
Runners
7

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Eliud silk
Eliud
J: C Zackey
T: C Dawson
Aiming for a second CD win after his success here five months ago; back from a break; ought to be in the mix
-48321
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 106
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-8 1/5 Lady Calavera (6L) 5/4 106 -
29 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 1/4 Bowie (3L) 23/15 102 76
10 Apr 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 2/7 Puerto Manzano (1¾L) 8/1 102 81
27 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 3/5 La Luvia (3¼L) 39/20 102 85
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 8/9 Malmoos (16L) 16/1 102 24
2 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 4/8 Catch Twenty Two (3½L) 19/4 93 39
2
(7)
Approach Control silk
Approach Control
J: W Kennedy
T: C Dawson
Finished third beaten less than a length on Saturday (Turffontein Inside); has won here before but on a lengthy losing run; reunited with W Kennedy
233663
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 102
Days: 5
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-7 3/6 Mk's Pride (¾L) 100/7 102 46
28 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-6 6/8 Cornish Pomodoro (6¾L) 91/20 104 41
3 Jul 21 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 8-11 6/13 Native Tongue (5L) 10/1 105 55
6 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 3/7 Lady Of Steel (2¼L) 91/20 105 71
17 Apr 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-7 3/10 Johnny Hero (1¾L) 17/4 105 75
20 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-6 2/8 Willow Express (shd) 8/1 104 68
3
(3)
Nartjie silk
Nartjie
J: L Hewitson
T: M F De Kock
Fair effort upped to 1m2f last month (Turffontein Standside); was an encouraging runner-up five races ago and if in the same mood one to be interested in
726344
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 95
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 p 4/5 Eliud (9½L) 91/20 95 -
1 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-9 p 4/5 Christopher Robin (1¼L) 25/11 96 70
22 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 p 4/6 Bold Fortune (4½L) 20/7 99 100
26 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-5 p 3/6 Sound Of Summer (4¾L) 50/9 100 38
6 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-7 6/6 Out Of Your League (54L) 100/33 100 -
27 May 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-1 2/8 Tree Tumbo (hd) 4/1 100 9
4
(5)
Imperial Master silk
Imperial Master
J: M V'Rensburg
T: S T Pettigrew
Gained narrow success in a handicap latest over this trip at Turffontein Standside; has a couple of good recent course efforts to his name
933241
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 88
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 3/5 Eliud (6L) 2/1 88 -
29 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-11 1/13 Qunetra (½L) 20/7 86 75
20 May 21 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-2 4/14 Trend Master (2L) 91/20 87 71
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-8 2/8 Oyster King (shd) 91/20 87 -
6 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-6 3/10 Romeo's Magic (½L) 9/2 87 -
9 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-8 3/11 Cleveland (1L) 18/1 88 49
5
(6)
Paton's Tears silk
Paton's Tears
J: G Lerena
T: M N Houdalakis
Has won previously at this course; out of the frame beaten just over 3l (went off 5-1) at Turffontein Standside two months ago
411048
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 96
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-1 b 5/5 Eliud (10½L) 50/7 96 -
24 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-5 b 8/11 Golden Spoon (3¼L) 5/1 96 51
29 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-3 b 4/7 Vaseem (2L) 4/1 96 57
2 May 21 Gre Greyville 8f 9-6 b 10/10 Captain's Ransom (6½L) 200/3 96 29
22 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-0 b 1/9 Sultanah (hd) 2/1 90 -
1 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-11 b 1/10 Rock You (4¼L) 12/1 82 70
6
(1)
Lady Calavera silk
Lady Calavera
J: J R Syster
T: P P Labuschagne
Has won previously at this course; beaten 4l when third of five but didn't run badly at 10-3 at Vaal last month; hard enough to fancy
097613
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 74
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 8-9 2/5 Eliud (6L) 100/3 74 -
19 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-12 3/5 Pin Up (4L) 10/3 74 34
3 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 8-12 1/11 My Kingdom (hd) 91/20 72 54
20 May 21 Vaa Vaal 9f 7-12 6/14 Trend Master (3½L) 100/1 76 51
14 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-5 7/14 Making A Scene (2L) 100/1 78 41
6 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-5 9/14 Too Phat To Fly (9L) 50/1 80 -
7
(2)
Ballet Shoes silk
Ballet Shoes
J: N Klink
T: C Dawson
Last of five in March here over 1m1f; returns from break; one to oppose
33-135
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 105
Days: 198
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-6 5/5 Sunshine Silk (1½L) 16/10 106 -
9 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 8-8 3/5 Nartjie (1¾L) 2/1 108 23
7 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Md 8-6 1/4 Cornish Pomodoro (¾L) 19/20 108 58
19 Dec 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 8-1 3/5 Tree Tumbo (3L) 37/20 109 55
19 Jul 20 Gre Greyville 12f 8-11 3/11 Moon In June (2L) 67/20 109 -
6 Jun 20 Tur Turffontein 12f 9-6 3/11 Summer Pudding (1¾L) 75/1 87 74
Verdict

This looks a tight race but preference is for ELIUD who has won once over this CD. Nartjie rates a serious threat.

Verdict silk image
Eliud
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