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1 January 2022
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  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 7f
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Naval Guard silk
Naval Guard
J: W Kennedy
T: P A Peter
Not beaten that far (4½l, went off 10-1) in a maiden plate (Turffontein Inside) last May; back from an absence; chance as yard in fine fettle
025-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 65
Days: 216
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 May 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 5/7 Pomelo (4½L) 10/1 - -
20 May 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 2/11 Catchthegreenlight (shd) 50/1 - 20
4 May 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 10/11 Duke Of Sussex (11L) 20/1 - -
2
(8)
Count Pablo silk
Count Pablo
J: C Zackey
T: A G Laird
Comfortably beaten finishing seventh in a maiden plate (over 1m here) latest; has a reasonable shout on the pick of his form
407-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 68
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 7/13 Quiet Rebellion (5¾L) 10/1 - 8
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 11/14 Red Saxon (14½L) 50/9 - -
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-0 4/8 Lion Of The Desert (7¼L) 10/1 - 4
3
(6)
Alabaster silk
Alabaster
J: M Khan
T: D N Stenger
Upped to 1m½f in a maiden plate last month (Vaal) when beaten 9l (seventh of 16); in first-time blinkers now
66367-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 67
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 7/16 Clarkson (8¾L) 25/1 70 34
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 6/14 Arverni Warrior (8¼L) 50/3 74 16
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-0 3/8 Lion Of The Desert (7L) 40/1 74 5
15 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 6/11 Val D'Orcia (9½L) 50/3 - 9
20 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 6/13 Zuzan (4½L) 50/1 - 22
17 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 8/15 Anytime Champ (8¾L) 100/1 - 26
4
(9)
Cross Examiner silk
Cross Examiner
J: D Schwarz
T: D Sham
Towards the rear of 14 over C&D (maiden plate) last week; still seeking a first success after nine starts
35040-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 66
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-4 11/14 Displace Time (6¾L) 100/7 69 12
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 4/14 Arverni Warrior (5¾L) 100/3 72 25
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 12/14 Red Saxon (19½L) 50/1 72 -
21 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 5/9 Admiral Dooley (4½L) 50/3 74 45
28 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-2 3/8 Edward Longshanks (1½L) 20/1 68 30
18 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 3/6 Sicilian Tiger (5½L) 100/3 66 17
5
(7)
Ice And Fire silk
Ice And Fire
J: R A Venniker 6
T: P F Matchett
Soundly beaten when tenth (maiden plate) last month (Vaal)
960-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 57
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 10/18 Goethe (9¼L) 50/3 - 5
29 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-0 6/8 Winter With Jo (11½L) 40/1 - 38
8 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 9/10 Excellarator (12L) 100/7 - -
6
(1)
King Of My Heart silk
King Of My Heart
J: D B Geerthsen 9
T: B Webber
Finished seventh, beaten a fair distance, in a maiden plate (Vaal) last week; passed over
80707-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 57
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 8-11 7/11 Cleaver Greene (9¼L) 125/1 50 26
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 12/14 West Point (13L) 100/1 - -
18 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 7/7 Lulu's Boy (27L) 50/1 - -
13 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 10/13 Esquevelle (11½L) 40/1 - 1
28 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 8/11 True Brit (7¼L) 20/1 - 24
7
(5)
Bye Bye Birdie silk
Bye Bye Birdie
J: S Brown
T: S J Gray
Makes competitive race debut; dam had winning form; likely to be one for another day as this doesn't look easy against more experienced rivals
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: -
Days: -
8
(11)
Carl Vinson silk
Carl Vinson
J: A Marcus
T: S G Tarry
Yard has enjoyed debutant winners at this course; out of a dam who was a race winner; hard to fancy unless market points the other way against rivals with form already in the book
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: -
Days: -
9
(10)
Going Global silk
Going Global
J: G Lerena
T: T Zackey
Finished seventh of eight on his debut over this trip here (100-3)
7-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: -
Days: 4
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 7/8 Southern Blaze (13L) 100/3 - 22
10
(2)
Magic Dancer silk
Magic Dancer
J: S Khumalo
T: M F De Kock
Solid performance in defeat when favourite in a maiden plate in July here over 6f; returns from break; warrants plenty of respect
23-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: -
Days: 156
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 3/8 Eagle Strike (1¼L) 23/15 - 40
26 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-0 2/6 Mufasa (3¼L) 100/7 - 51
11
(3)
Nichathan silk
Nichathan
J: M Yeni
T: P F Matchett
Beaten on his debut (at Turffontein Standside over 6f) at 20-1; needs to make above-average progress
9-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: -
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 9/14 Mathis (9L) 20/1 - 8
12
(12)
Venerable silk
Venerable
J: K De Melo
T: G H Van Zyl
Went down by 1l when second in a maiden plate three months ago at Greyville Polytrack; definite chance
52-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: -
Days: 90
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Oct 21 Gre Greyville 6f Md 9-4 b 2/12 Soweto Rose (1L) 25/7 - 53
12 Sep 21 Sco Scottsville 6f Md 9-2 5/14 Trade War (5½L) 5/1 - 25
Verdict

MAGIC DANCER has to be the first name on the shortlist. Count Pablo should be in the mix despite a bad run last time, and Naval Guard is likely to have a big say.

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Magic Dancer
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