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6 January 2022
Thursday 6th January

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Play Soccer 6, 10 And 13 Maiden Handicap(For Maidens with 3 or more runs) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 1m 110y
Runners
17

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Duke Of Rain silk
Duke Of Rain
J: S Khumalo
T: M N Houdalakis
Solid effort when beaten 3l to finish second last Thursday here (1m); big chance if backing up last run
38542-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 72
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-4 2/12 Captain Of Grit (3L) 25/3 72 48
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 4/16 Clarkson (3L) 50/7 69 55
18 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 9f MdHc 7-13 5/13 Groomedtowin (2½L) 25/1 70 32
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 8/8 This Generation (17½L) 4/1 73 -
25 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 3/11 Ocean Warrior (9¼L) 20/3 - 13
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 4/10 Another Level (3¼L) 25/4 - 18
2
(12)
Gimme A Dream silk
Gimme A Dream
J: W Kennedy
T: P A Peter
Had several of these rivals behind him putting in a solid effort to finish second upped to 1m2f 16 days ago; first run in a handicap; trainer form (10-43 last 14 days) is a positive and looks interesting
5572-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 61
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 2/12 Flashy Apache (4½L) 25/4 61 -
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 7/14 West Point (3¾L) 25/3 - 19
23 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 5/8 Supreme Warrior (5¼L) 17/2 - -
10 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 5/8 Never No Way (5½L) 50/9 - 24
3
(11)
Royal Tiger silk
Royal Tiger
J: D Schwarz
T: E Verdonese
Finished seventh, beaten a fair way on Tuesday at Vaal Classic; work to do with the eighth, Absolute Value, on that showing; 20th attempt to get off the mark; far from solid
8440-7
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 55
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 7/13 Leshawes (8L) 100/3 55 -
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 -
4
(14)
Gold Ambition silk
Gold Ambition
J: C Habib
T: S G Tarry
Not beaten too far (2½l) in a handicap last month here with two of these rivals behind; runs for only the second time in a handicap and has been eased in the weights; rates a likely contender
6565-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 66
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f MdHc 8-8 5/16 Wondering Star (2½L) 50/3 68 25
13 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-3 6/13 Quiet Rebellion (5¾L) 200/3 - 8
6 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-3 b 5/6 Track Commander (10L) 25/2 - -
28 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 8-12 6/9 Meteoric (13½L) 100/3 - -
5
(2)
Mike The Pilot silk
Mike The Pilot
J: M Khan
T: S J Gray
Comfortably beaten into 11th over C&D 26 days ago; others have more pressing claims
37960-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 66
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 11/16 Clarkson (11½L) 25/2 68 25
18 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 9f MdHc 8-6 6/13 Groomedtowin (2¾L) 50/3 72 35
13 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 9/13 Quiet Rebellion (6½L) 40/1 72 5
29 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-0 7/8 Winter With Jo (16L) 10/1 - 22
22 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 3/13 Safe Passage (5½L) 200/3 - 24
8 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 8/10 Excellarator (6½L) 100/3 - 18
6
(13)
Takagari silk
Takagari
J: M Yeni
T: R R Sage
Hasn't really progressed from debut promise; tried in blinkers upped to 1m2f last month when beaten 9l (eighth of 12); hard to ignore on the pick of his form
8/688-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 55
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 b 8/12 Flashy Apache (8½L) 100/7 60 -
4 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 8/10 Indus Knight (10L) 10/1 68 -
2 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f MdHc 9-6 6/13 Ablueazure (5L) 25/2 68 -
17 Oct 20 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 8/12 Quattro Passi (9¾L) 20/1 - 16
19 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 7/12 The Contractor (6½L) 6/5 - 16
29 Feb 20 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 4/12 Master Of Disguise (1L) 13/2 - 24
7
(10)
Absolute Value silk
Absolute Value
J: K A Brewer 9
T: F P Habib
Ran a sound race at 25-1 on Tuesday (Vaal Classic); makes handicap debut off the back of a mixed record; enters calculations
978-3
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 65
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 8-7 3/13 Leshawes (½L) 25/1 65 -
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
8
(16)
Admirals Moon silk
Admirals Moon
J: M V'Rensburg
T: L J Human
Upped to 1m2f when unable to land a blow in fourth last month; now handicapping
0804-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 65
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-2 4/12 Flashy Apache (6L) 125/1 41 -
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 13/16 Clarkson (13½L) 125/1 - 17
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-0 8/8 Equillo (29L) 100/1 - -
2 Jun 21 Gre Greyville 8f Md 9-6 11/12 Bush Tracker (31L) 25/1 - -
9
(4)
Jaipur Jewel silk
Jaipur Jewel
J: D De Gouveia
T: M F De Kock
Upped to 1m4f when well held finishing third last month; definite chance
75343-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 64
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-0 3/10 Imperious Light (8¼L) 2/1 67 -
4 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 7-13 4/10 Madabout Fashion (8¾L) 10/1 68 19
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 3/11 Global Player (5L) 10/1 - 22
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-0 5/8 Equillo (10½L) 25/1 - 3
9 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-0 7/9 Mitch Got His Wish (7½L) 25/1 - 3
10
(8)
Kay Francis silk
Kay Francis
J: J R Syster
T: T Zackey
Came home seventh, beaten 9l, here (1m) last Thursday; will need to improve upon some moderate recent runs; first run in a handicap; hard enough to fancy
60767-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 64
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-4 b 7/10 Watching Closely (9¼L) 50/1 64 -
14 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-4 b 6/12 Dancing Dora (3¼L) 200/3 49 15
4 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 b 7/9 Young Jackie (8L) 100/3 40 22
18 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 8-9 b 12/13 Groundhog Day (7½L) 125/1 - -
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 b 6/8 Eternal Life (28L) 200/3 - -
25 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 8/9 Bella Swan (36L) 50/1 - -
11
(6)
Ginjamatinja silk
Ginjamatinja
J: P Mxoli 6
T: P F Matchett
11th of 12 (over 1m2f here) last month; now handicapping; with hopes pinned on headgear bringing improvement, can be taken on
36850-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-9
OR: 62
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-2 11/12 Flashy Apache (13L) 50/3 64 -
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 5/8 This Generation (6L) 50/9 66 -
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 8/14 Red Saxon (7½L) 200/3 - 12
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 6/11 Ablaan (5¾L) 100/7 - 34
23 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 3/5 Outofthedarkness (3½L) 40/1 - 18
12
(9)
Royal Siege silk
Royal Siege
J: N Klink
T: T Zackey
Winless after 38 races; stepped up to 1m5f at Turffontein Inside when unable to land a blow in sixth last April; returns from break; hard to see him involved
40706-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
OR: 50
Days: 254
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Apr 21 Tur Turffontein 13f Md 9-6 b 6/8 Masaaken (20L) 100/3 56 -
20 Apr 21 Tur Turffontein 10f MdHc 8-12 b 12/14 Sergei (13L) 100/3 56 -
18 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 13f Md 9-6 b 7/13 Rockpaperscissors (15L) 33/1 59 -
18 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 10f MdHc 9-3 b 10/16 Orus Apollo (8L) 33/1 61 20
9 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 b 4/10 Attentive (6¾L) 16/1 62 -
12 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 b 4/11 Electra Flying (2½L) 40/1 62 4
13
(5)
Rattlebag silk
Rattlebag
J: D B Geerthsen 9
T: S J Gray
Not beaten that far (just under 5l, went off 10-1) upped to 1m2f 16 days ago here; first go in a handicap
084-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-8
OR: 61
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-2 4/10 Three Hills (4¾L) 10/1 - -
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 8/10 Dame Of Flames (9¼L) 200/3 - -
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 10/17 Scottadito (14L) 25/1 - -
14
(7)
Great Melody silk
Great Melody
J: J Gates
T: L J Human
Been struggling to threaten the judge of late; could not manage better than seventh in a handicap here (1m) last month; this just his second run in a handicap; hard to recommend
89407-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-6
OR: 59
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f MdHc 8-5 7/16 Wondering Star (7L) 100/1 63 5
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 b 12/16 Clarkson (13½L) 40/1 64 18
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 b 4/8 This Generation (4½L) 100/1 49 -
25 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 9/11 Ocean Warrior (21L) 125/1 - -
12 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 8/8 Moya Wa Laliga (10L) 100/1 - 7
4 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 12/13 Balouchi (16½L) 100/1 - -
15
(17)
Masuulka silk
Masuulka
J: C Maujean
T: S G Tarry
Beaten a fair way when eighth at Turffontein Standside last month; first go in a handicap; hard to assess on handicap bow; hard enough to fancy
068-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
OR: 52
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-4 8/12 Twosidestoastory (15L) 25/1 - -
15 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 8-12 6/10 Sequoia (8L) 25/1 - 10
15 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 10/11 Val D'Orcia (17L) 17/2 - -
16
(15)
The Great Romantic silk
The Great Romantic
J: R Munger
T: L J Human
Comfortably beaten finishing 12th in a handicap (over 1m here) last month when behind two of these; runs for only the second time in a handicap; headgear will need to have dramatic effect so hard to make a case for him
98000-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
OR: 36
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f MdHc 8-5 12/16 Wondering Star (16L) 125/1 40 -
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-4 15/16 Clarkson (26L) 125/1 48 -
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 10/10 Another Level (15L) 100/1 - -
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 8/8 Sabre Rattler (14L) 200/3 - -
22 May 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 9/9 I'm That Tiger (22L) 100/1 - -
17
(3)
The Punisher silk
The Punisher
J: Reserve 1
T: C J Maree
Stepped up to 1m2f last month when last of 12 when behind a number of the horses he faces here; first run in a handicap; couldn't be confident about him despite blinkers returning after left off last time
09900-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-3
OR: 15
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 12/12 Flashy Apache (25L) 125/1 15 -
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 b 14/14 Arverni Warrior (28L) 200/3 21 -
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 9/11 Global Player (34L) 100/1 21 -
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 9/9 Angel Of War (16½L) 200/3 - -
27 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 13/13 Infinite Wonder (28L) 66/1 - -
19 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-4 14/14 Dawn Of A New Era (28L) 18/1 - -
Verdict

DUKE OF RAIN rates a strong tip. Gimme A Dream and Absolute Value are shortlisted, and Jaipur Jewel rates a serious threat.

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Duke Of Rain
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