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6 January 2022
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#thisisracing Welcomes You Maiden Plate(For all Maidens) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 6f
Runners
13

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(9)
Coming In Hot silk
Coming In Hot
J: R Munger
T: F Bronkhorst
Did well from an unfavourable draw (maiden plate) in October here over 7f finishing third at 100-3 (beaten just over 1l); has claims if replicating most recent run
54523-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 77
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 b 3/16 Zeus (1¼L) 100/3 69 35
9 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 b 2/7 Wokonda (6L) 20/1 69 40
16 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 5/7 Timbavati River (7L) 5/1 74 -
31 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 4/8 Samuel Salt (4L) 100/33 78 19
15 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 5/11 Val D'Orcia (9L) 5/2 79 11
1 May 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 8-12 4/16 Raisetheredlantern (3¾L) 50/3 - 30
2
(8)
Abayyaan silk
Abayyaan
J: K Matsunyane
T: M F De Kock
Produced an encouraging effort (third of eight, beaten just under 3l) in a maiden plate over Christmas at Turffontein Standside; if stepping up from most recent effort holds major claims
34363-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 72
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 b 3/8 Southern Blaze (2¾L) 91/20 77 57
20 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-4 b 6/14 Displace Time (3¼L) 5/2 77 26
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 3/7 Secret Link (3½L) 25/4 - -
3 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-2 4/9 Bloomington (4¼L) 5/3 - 5
1 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 3/7 Big Eyed Girl (4L) 100/13 - 46
3
(12)
Captain Persia silk
Captain Persia
J: K De Melo
T: J J Van Vuuren
Finished seventh dropped back to 5f (maiden plate) when beaten a fair way (6l, Turffontein Standside) making debut for this handler latest; has posted some fair efforts in defeat and is respected
03067-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 72
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 7/11 The Hound (6L) 25/3 75 32
9 Oct 21 Dur Durbanville 7f Md 9-2 6/9 I Want It All (4L) 100/7 80 62
25 Sep 21 Dur Durbanville 6f Md 9-2 11/12 Silvano's Dasher (10½L) 17/2 - -
14 Sep 21 Dur Durbanville 6f Md 9-2 3/11 Winchester Mansion (½L) 100/1 - -
4 Sep 21 Ken Kenilworth 6f Md 9-2 12/14 Silent Trigger (16½L) 25/1 - -
4
(5)
Back To Basics silk
Back To Basics
J: N Klink
T: B Webber
Creditable effort when 20-1 third over C&D (maiden plate) last month; should prove competitive
46853-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 69
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 3/11 Cleaver Greene (5L) 20/1 69 41
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 5/14 Mathis (6½L) 25/2 69 17
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 8/17 Vegas Hi Rise (4L) 50/3 70 27
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 6/15 Jet Captain (3½L) 17/2 74 29
28 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 4/11 True Brit (3¼L) 20/11 77 38
19 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 2/15 Eyes On Tiger (1¼L) 100/1 - 53
5
(7)
Black Burner silk
Black Burner
J: J Gates
T: F Bronkhorst
Didn't run too badly when out of the frame at Turffontein Standside (beaten just under 4l at 100-1, maiden plate) over Christmas; others are preferred
69806-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 62
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 6/10 Volluto (3¾L) 100/1 54 25
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 14/14 Mathis (33L) 100/1 54 -
13 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-0 8/9 Captain Lannister (11L) 200/3 - 2
29 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 9/12 Bronco Blitz (8½L) 125/1 - 9
20 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 6/6 Supreme Quest (20L) 30/1 - -
6
(2)
Orgetorix silk
Orgetorix
J: S Khumalo
T: A G Laird
Safely held in sixth in a maiden plate when dropped to this distance last month; is respected if replicating best efforts
00306-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 55
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 6/11 Cleaver Greene (7¾L) 25/1 60 32
14 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f MdHc 9-0 10/10 Heart Of Harlem (58L) 25/7 60 -
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 3/9 Successful Ruler (4¼L) 25/1 - 25
11 Jul 21 Sco Scottsville 6f Md 9-6 10/14 Rodriguez (13½L) 200/3 - 3
6 Jun 21 Sco Scottsville 6f Md 9-3 14/14 Mr Master Starter (9L) 100/3 - 10
7
(1)
Equerry silk
Equerry
J: P Mxoli 6
T: G J Maroun
Last of 16 (maiden plate) last month upped to 1m½f; unlikely to make a serious impact
97090-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 39
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 b 16/16 Clarkson (29L) 125/1 46 -
4 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 b 9/11 The Hound (11L) 75/1 46 13
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 15/15 Jet Captain (15½L) 100/1 - -
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 7/9 Angel Of War (10½L) 125/1 - -
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-2 9/9 Successful Ruler (14½L) 200/3 - -
8
(10)
Aspiringtoreign silk
Aspiringtoreign
J: C Habib
T: C Dawson
Beaten 12l when sixth on his debut (25-3) four months ago at Vaal Classic
6-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 128
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 6/7 Flinders Range (12½L) 25/3 - 14
9
(13)
Final Declaration silk
Final Declaration
J: M Khan
T: W H Marwing
Held on his debut (200-3) at Turffontein Standside; should improve with a run under his belt although it was only a modest start
0-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-4 12/14 Displace Time (7¼L) 200/3 - 11
10
(4)
Knock Twice silk
Knock Twice
J: M V'Rensburg
T: P P Vermeulen
100-1 chance when finishing seventh of 18 on his debut over C&D
7-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 7/18 Goethe (7½L) 100/1 - 11
11
(6)
Mactavish silk
Mactavish
J: C Maujean
T: M N Houdalakis
Dam did get her head in front; hails from a yard that excels with debutants here; others look more obvious on paper; passed over unless the market says otherwise
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
12
(11)
Real Churchy silk
Real Churchy
J: M Yeni
T: P F Matchett
Dam was a race winner; hard to fancy unless market points the other way as he has his work cut out against more experienced rivals
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
13
(3)
Thornton Creek silk
Thornton Creek
J: D Schwarz
T: J S Roux
Racing education begins here; dam had winning form; remains to be seen whether he'll be clued up enough to get off the mark at the first attempt - watch the market
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Verdict

ABAYYAAN rates a strong tip while Captain Persia and Orgetorix must bounce back from below-par performances.

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Abayyaan
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