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4 January 2022
Tuesday 4th January

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Happy Festive Season Maiden Plate(For all Maidens) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 1m 1f
Runners
13

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(13)
My True North silk
My True North
J: G Lerena
T: P P Vermeulen
Upped to 1m2f in a maiden plate last month (Vaal) when unable to land a blow in fifth (had two of these rivals behind); second at Vaal 47 days ago and has a decent shout
45725-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 61
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 5/12 Flashy Apache (6½L) 5/1 64 -
18 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 9f MdHc 9-2 2/13 Groomedtowin (¾L) 100/7 62 46
16 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 7/13 Courageous Cat (12½L) 25/1 64 5
3 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 5/9 Bloomington (4¾L) 25/1 - 7
6 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 4/10 Mufasa (6L) 100/7 - 16
22 May 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 5/11 Tuscan Winter (4½L) 25/1 - 46
2
(2)
Fort Alado silk
Fort Alado
J: S Brown
T: B B Ruiters
Upped to 1m4f in a maiden plate (Vaal) last month on first run for this trainer when beaten 12l (eighth of ten); not likely to get competitive
390/8-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 59
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 8/10 Imperious Light (12½L) 100/3 59 -
8 Dec 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-6 12/16 Bold Resolve (20L) 40/1 65 -
24 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 10f MdHc 9-6 9/12 Wild Heritage (23L) 13/2 66 -
17 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 3/10 Super Handsome (4½L) 7/1 66 14
17 Oct 20 Tur Turffontein 13f Md 9-6 2/9 Fort Love (1¼L) 8/1 57 15
10 Oct 20 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-6 3/14 Fsquadron (6½L) 100/1 45 1
3
(6)
Royal Tiger silk
Royal Tiger
J: D Schwarz
T: E Verdonese
19th attempt to break his duck; last of 14 in a maiden plate latest (Turffontein Standside); not easy to fancy
08440-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 55
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-6 14/14 Constantia Haze (34L) 100/3 55 -
4 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 11f Md 9-6 4/5 Understated (2¾L) 100/7 52 -
10 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Md 9-6 4/7 Believeinthefuture (5½L) 50/1 48 20
1 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 8/8 Waltzing Al (20L) 100/3 51 -
4 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 11/12 Earl (27L) 50/1 54 -
18 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 10f MdHc 8-11 12/16 Orus Apollo (9½L) 12/1 56 10
4
(8)
House Master silk
House Master
J: C Habib
T: B B Ruiters
Upped to 1m4f in a maiden plate last month finishing 10l behind the winner (Vaal); losing run stretches to 29; unlikely to trouble the principals
66556-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 49
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 6/10 Imperious Light (10L) 25/1 49 -
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-6 5/14 Constantia Haze (10L) 100/1 49 -
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 5/7 Dance Partner (14L) 20/1 49 -
6 Oct 21 Gre Greyville 10f Md 9-6 6/8 Command Council (6¾L) 25/1 51 3
22 Sep 21 Gre Greyville 10f Md 9-6 6/8 Arumugam (7½L) 40/1 50 50
19 Sep 21 Sco Scottsville 12f Md 9-6 4/6 Deputy Marshall (1½L) 20/1 50 16
5
(7)
Leshawes silk
Leshawes
J: R Munger
T: H E Adamson
Couldn't land a blow when sixth of 12 in a maiden plate (Vaal) last month; capable of making an impact
55226-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 73
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-2 6/12 Flashy Apache (7½L) 20/3 74 -
12 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-0 2/9 Motown Magic (6¼L) 25/1 70 -
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 2/8 Sabre Rattler (shd) 25/11 67 -
9 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-0 5/10 Master Of Law (7½L) 100/7 70 -
31 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 5/7 Flinders Range (5L) 100/3 - 40
22 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 7/13 Safe Passage (9¼L) 200/3 - 11
6
(11)
Apache Gold silk
Apache Gold
J: M Yeni
T: R R Sage
Found life tough when 10l back in fifth in a maiden plate when in front of three of these last month stepped up to 1m4f at Vaal in blinkers for the first time; if excused last two runs he would be interesting based on his third at Vaal in October; has to be high on list
02375-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 70
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-0 b 5/10 Imperious Light (10L) 5/2 73 -
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-0 7/14 Constantia Haze (12L) 25/4 73 -
25 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-0 3/12 Mister Blue Sky (1L) 50/7 73 -
4 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 11f Md 8-11 2/5 Understated (1L) 25/1 - -
22 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 11/13 Safe Passage (13L) 100/1 - -
30 May 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 10/10 Castletown (13½L) 100/1 - -
7
(10)
Forward Spell silk
Forward Spell
J: M Khan
T: G H Van Zyl
Finished fifth dropped back to 1m (maiden plate) latest (Turffontein Standside); may have to settle for supporting role
6045-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 69
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 5/7 Secret Link (5½L) 100/3 62 -
18 Oct 21 Gre Greyville 10f Md 9-0 4/8 Bourbon Beat (7L) 50/1 - 15
13 Sep 21 Gre Greyville 8f Md 9-6 10/10 Bend The Rules (12L) 20/1 - 12
29 Aug 21 Gre Greyville 8f Md 9-0 6/10 Path To Fortune (7¼L) 50/7 - 15
8
(12)
Monsieur Chevelle silk
Monsieur Chevelle
J: K Matsunyane
T: P F Matchett
Comfortably beaten into fifth in a maiden plate at Vaal last month on his first start for this trainer; likely to be in contention
09845-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 68
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 5/16 Clarkson (5L) 25/2 66 48
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 4/8 Sabre Rattler (2¼L) 4/1 61 -
9 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-0 8/10 Master Of Law (11L) 200/3 - -
22 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 9/13 Safe Passage (11L) 100/1 - 4
8 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 10/12 William Robertson (14L) 200/3 - 10
9
(4)
Absolute Value silk
Absolute Value
J: K A Brewer 9
T: F P Habib
Could not manage better than eighth in a maiden plate (Vaal) 24 days ago
978-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 65
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 8/16 Clarkson (9¼L) 20/1 - 33
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 7/8 This Generation (10L) 5/2 - -
28 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 9/16 Zeus (5½L) 200/3 - 19
10
(1)
Zaviah silk
Zaviah
J: D B Geerthsen 9
T: M/a Azzie
Comfortably beaten finishing ninth in a maiden plate last month upped to 1m4f, finishing behind three of these rivals at Vaal; hard to recommend
23409-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-0 9/10 Imperious Light (38L) 50/7 67 -
25 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-0 10/12 Mister Blue Sky (6¼L) 10/1 70 -
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 8-9 4/5 Cap Estel (11L) 20/7 71 -
4 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 11f Md 8-11 3/5 Understated (2½L) 5/6 - -
19 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 8-9 2/6 Manterio (2L) 10/1 - -
20 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 10/10 Starrywinternight (9¼L) 40/1 - 29
11
(9)
Flag Bearer silk
Flag Bearer
J: J Gates
T: F Bronkhorst
Finished tenth of 12 beaten 12l in a maiden plate upped to 1m2f last month at Vaal; others have more pressing claims
98490-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 63
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-2 10/12 Flashy Apache (12L) 100/3 67 -
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 9/16 Clarkson (10½L) 20/1 70 29
4 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-4 4/10 Indus Knight (1¾L) 50/1 58 23
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 8/14 Arverni Warrior (9¾L) 50/1 - 11
15 May 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 9/10 Rain In Holland (16L) 40/1 - -
6 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 7/9 Irfaans Boy (17L) 50/1 - -
12
(5)
Full Go silk
Full Go
J: C Maujean
T: B B Ruiters
Was held in tenth on debut for new trainer (Vaal) last month; has to prove this trip is what he wants and easy enough to take on
89000-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 52
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f MdHc 8-4 10/16 Wondering Star (13L) 125/1 53 -
10 Oct 21 Gre Greyville 7f Md 9-2 12/14 Purple Flame (13L) 125/1 49 24
11 Jul 21 Sco Scottsville 8f Md 9-6 13/14 Incredibill (15L) 100/1 - 27
19 Jun 21 Sco Scottsville 8f Md 9-6 b 9/9 Bella Siccome (40L) 125/1 - -
2 Jun 21 Gre Greyville 8f Md 9-6 8/12 Bush Tracker (21L) 125/1 - -
9 May 21 Sco Scottsville 6f Md 9-6 8/15 Party Time (13½L) 100/1 - 8
13
(3)
Tuuletar silk
Tuuletar
J: W Kennedy
T: P A Peter
Close runner-up sent off 5-6 (Vaal) last month; the only filly in the race; if stepping up from most recent effort has strong claims
26302-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 62
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 2/10 Three Hills (shd) 5/6 62 -
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 8-12 12/14 Constantia Haze (20L) 50/3 62 -
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 3/6 Koopa Troopa (3¾L) 20/11 65 -
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 6/10 Damova (3¾L) 20/3 - -
30 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 2/9 Bold Decision (¾L) 20/1 - 51
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-1 6/8 Stolen Kiss (7¾L) 20/1 - 14
Verdict

TUULETAR is the pick of these while Leshawes, Apache Gold and My True North have a chance although they aren't easy to fancy based on what they did last time out.

Verdict silk image
Tuuletar
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