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1 January 2022
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Tony Ruffel Stakes (grade 3)(3 year olds) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 7f
Runners
8

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(6)
Pyromaniac silk
Pyromaniac
J: G Lerena
T: S G Tarry
Well behind Super Excited (fourth) here (1m) four weeks ago finishing 10l behind the winner; has winning form at this course; now drops in class but has questions to answer
11026-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 106
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 6/11 Safe Passage (9½L) 25/11 106 39
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 2/8 Desert Miracle (4¾L) 50/3 95 77
6 Jun 21 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-6 11/13 Ambiorix (8¾L) 50/9 - 47
18 May 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-2 1/8 Rollwiththepunches () 4/3 - 65
20 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 1/7 Mitch Got His Wish (shd) 14/10 - 43
2
(7)
William Robertson silk
William Robertson
J: R Munger
T: C Spies
Has won here before; ran encouragingly when 2l second here last month; this represents a step up in class but prospects in this race
13312-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 105
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-2 2/6 Winter Smoke (2L) 4/1 105 69
7 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 1/8 Bard Of Avon (shd) 20/11 103 65
31 Jul 21 Gre Greyville 8f 9-6 3/14 Good Traveller (1¼L) 50/7 - 55
3 Jul 21 Gre Greyville 7f 9-6 3/14 Bard Of Avon (½L) 91/20 - 48
8 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 1/12 Dyce (¾L) 5/4 - 60
18 May 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-9 3/8 Pyromaniac (1L) 50/7 - 57
3
(1)
Prince Of Fire silk
Prince Of Fire
J: A Marcus
T: J J Van Vuuren
Progressing at a fair rate; CD winner including when successful by 1l last month; this represents a step up in class but looks interesting
11131-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 103
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-5 1/7 Elusive Current (1L) 10/11 97 65
15 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-4 3/9 Captain Morisco (¾L) Evs 97 68
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-3 1/8 Super Excited (2¾L) 10/3 89 69
2 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-9 1/6 Big Blue Marble (1½L) Evs 83 66
24 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-0 1/10 Who's That Star (1¼L) 50/9 - 60
4
(4)
Super Excited silk
Super Excited
J: M Yeni
T: P F Matchett
Beaten 4l when fourth of 11 but didn't run badly at 50-9 on first attempt in a Grade 2 (over 1m here) 32 days ago; hard to recommend despite dropping in class
21214-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 102
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 b 4/11 Safe Passage (4L) 50/9 100 59
28 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-4 1/10 Funky Music (1½L) 2/1 96 61
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-7 2/8 Prince Of Fire (2¾L) 2/1 95 62
28 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-10 1/6 Ultra Quick (nk) 5/2 89 72
7 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-9 2/8 Super Agra (hd) 23/15 85 56
20 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-0 1/9 Lulu's Boy (2L) 13/18 - 62
5
(8)
Noble Striker silk
Noble Striker
J: C Maujean
T: C Spies
Not disgraced when fourth of ten at Vaal last Thursday; this represents a step up in class so looks opposable
12324-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 98
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 4/10 Theory Of Flight (3¼L) 50/9 100 -
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-3 2/20 Stone Cold (3¾L) 50/3 89 -
18 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-7 3/9 Theory Of Flight (2L) 91/20 89 40
14 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-0 2/8 Lion Of The Desert (1L) 25/11 87 93
30 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-8 1/8 Flying Grace (1¾L) 91/20 83 -
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-2 2/7 City By The Sea (2¼L) 10/1 83 -
6
(2)
Outofthedarkness silk
Outofthedarkness
J: K De Melo
T: J J Van Vuuren
Progressing at a rate of knots; missed out by a head sent off 2-1 over C&D 23 days ago in what looked an up-to-scratch handicap; up in class but rates a likely contender
112-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 89
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-0 2/8 Litigation (hd) 2/1 85 61
23 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-11 1/9 Ice Eater (1¼L) 4/1 79 -
23 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 1/5 Maraca Ginger (1½L) 100/33 - 32
7
(3)
Slings And Arrows silk
Slings And Arrows
J: D De Gouveia
T: C Dawson
Solid effort when beaten just under 2l to finish fifth attempting a Listed race for the first time over C&D 14 days ago; facing a tougher assignment this time, hard to make a case for him
21205-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 85
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-10 5/10 Bon Vivant (2¼L) 50/3 85 35
30 Oct 21 Ken Kenilworth 7f 9-6 16/16 Fifty Fiver (17L) 20/1 85 13
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-8 2/7 Al Muthana (4¾L) 5/1 85 -
28 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-0 1/6 Wave Warrior (1¼L) 2/1 85 37
15 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 2/11 Val D'Orcia (¾L) 25/4 - 42
10 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 2/8 Never No Way (3L) 4/1 - 29
8
(5)
Perfect Witness silk
Perfect Witness
J: W Kennedy
T: C Dawson
Progressing at a fair rate and has won here before; missed out by a head sent off 25-11 four weeks ago here in what looked an up-to-scratch fillies Grade 2; the only filly in the race; has claims
65212-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 103
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-5 2/9 Bold Fortune (hd) 25/11 103 47
13 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-9 1/6 Miss Elegance () 4/3 97 54
23 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-9 2/5 Mike's Chick (1¼L) 25/11 97 -
3 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-3 5/6 Big Burn (5L) 50/3 97 24
31 Jul 21 Gre Greyville 8f 9-6 6/9 Rain In Holland (2¾L) 25/2 - 38
8 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 1/13 Quest From Afar (1¼L) 25/2 - 46
Verdict

There are a few potential winners but the vote goes to PERFECT WITNESS who is a course winner. William Robertson is likely to attract market support.

Verdict silk image
Perfect Witness
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