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11 January 2022
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Next Vaal Racemeeting Thursday 13 January Mr 80 Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 5f
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
Irfaans Boy silk
Irfaans Boy
J: K A Brewer 9
T: A B Fortune
Tried in blinkers (this distance Vaal, non-black type race) last month finishing 8l behind the winner; has won here before; if replicating best efforts should not be far away
04346-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-9
OR: 90
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-8 b 6/8 Master Archie (8¼L) 25/1 92 56
15 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-0 4/9 Captain Morisco (1L) 5/1 93 64
9 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 3/7 Kwite A Trip (1L) 100/33 93 59
22 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-1 4/13 Marengo (2½L) 25/11 93 64
6 Jun 21 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-6 13/13 Ambiorix (15L) 40/1 - 24
9 May 21 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-2 2/10 Good Traveller (1¾L) 25/1 - 61
2
(11)
Country Squire silk
Country Squire
J: M Khan
T: G J Maroun
Didn't offer much when fifth of seven in a handicap (Turffontein Standside) latest (the third scored since); has won here in the past; this is a step down in class although can be taken on
21585-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-6
OR: 80
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-11 5/7 Gallic Chief (6L) 25/1 80 47
24 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-6 8/13 Sea Virescent (3¼L) 25/3 80 49
8 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-6 5/7 Godswood (3½L) 20/7 80 69
22 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-6 1/14 Impressive Duchess (3L) 50/7 73 58
3 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-1 2/8 Retallick (2½L) 50/9 73 57
20 May 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-5 5/16 Fromheretoeternity (½L) 25/4 73 65
3
(4)
Phinda Mzala silk
Phinda Mzala
J: G Lerena
T: C Binda
Potentially on a good mark and has won previously at this course; solid run when fourth in a handicap at Greyville Polytrack over Christmas; if replicating best efforts should not be ruled out
54334-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 80
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 21 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-5 b 4/8 Hampton Court (3L) 10/1 82 62
22 Nov 21 Gre Greyville 5f 9-1 b 3/6 Hope Is Power (3¼L) 17/2 82 73
14 Nov 21 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-8 b 3/10 Kings Road (1L) 50/9 82 66
4 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-8 b 4/7 Retallick (2L) 20/1 82 55
16 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-4 b 5/7 Master Archie (6L) 20/1 84 42
12 Jun 21 Gre Greyville 6f 8-3 b 9/9 Ziva La Winter (8¼L) 20/1 84 34
4
(14)
Jet Cat silk
Jet Cat
J: Wes Marwing
T: H Van Der Westhuizen
Has won here; gave it a good shot when a close fifth (handicap) last month at Vaal; should not be far away
68115-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 78
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-5 b 5/16 Goethe (1L) 25/3 78 -
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-11 b 1/13 Super Agra (½L) 20/1 72 56
28 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-9 b 1/12 Samoa () 20/1 69 61
30 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-6 b 8/11 Bronco Blitz (7¼L) 25/1 71 30
16 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-12 b 6/7 Master Archie (7½L) 100/3 71 34
26 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-11 b 5/7 Dockofthebay (3¼L) 50/7 72 47
5
(2)
Goliath Heron silk
Goliath Heron
J: J R Syster
T: C Binda
Went off 100-3 when good runner-up in a handicap last month at Vaal and ahead of several of these rivals; a long time since he saw any reward for his efforts; deserves respect if backing up last run
07662-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-3
OR: 77
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-4 2/16 Goethe (nk) 100/3 77 -
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-1 6/7 Gallic Chief (9¾L) 25/1 83 36
9 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 5f 9-2 6/15 Marengo (5L) 100/3 86 53
15 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-3 7/9 Captain Morisco (5½L) 50/1 86 49
29 May 21 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-7 13/14 Love Bomb (7L) 100/7 90 51
25 Apr 21 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-6 4/9 Tonightsfightnight (2¼L) 4/1 90 61
6
(8)
Shinnecock silk
Shinnecock
J: C Habib
T: C Binda
Comfortably beaten finishing eighth (handicap) at Durbanville in September; his three wins have all been over this trip; handicapper has eased the burden; makes debut for trainer; not hard to turn elsewhere
36578-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 77
Days: 119
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Sep 21 Dur Durbanville 6f Hc 9-5 8/9 Fort Red (5¾L) 50/3 79 -
4 Sep 21 Ken Kenilworth 5f Hc 9-7 7/9 Baltimore Jack (8¾L) 25/3 81 56
10 Aug 21 Ken Kenilworth 6f Hc 9-8 5/9 Ticket To Ride (3¼L) 25/4 82 28
31 Jul 21 Ken Kenilworth 5f Hc 9-3 6/6 Fateful (7L) 5/2 82 46
15 Apr 21 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-1 3/8 Kings Road (½L) 73/20 82 75
24 Mar 21 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-5 2/9 Saviour (1L) 2/1 81 -
7
(13)
Alex The Great silk
Alex The Great
J: D De Gouveia
T: R R Magner
Has won previously at this course and a number of wins on straight tracks; finished eighth, beaten a fair way (this trip Turffontein Standside, stakes race) latest; others appeal more
35108-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 74
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 5f 8-8 b 8/15 Marengo (6¼L) 20/1 74 44
22 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-9 b 10/13 Marengo (9¼L) 50/3 74 37
5 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-6 b 1/8 Ramsay (1½L) 25/4 68 52
20 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-6 b 5/13 Seemyvision (2L) 50/9 68 53
24 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-3 b 3/14 Bella Chica (2¾L) 25/2 68 54
27 May 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-11 b 1/13 Magic Choice () 4/1 62 53
8
(5)
Vegas Hi Rise silk
Vegas Hi Rise
J: C Zackey
T: P A Peter
Registered first success (this distance Vaal, maiden plate) latest, finishing ahead of subsequent winners Emerald Flame, Volluto and Back To Basics; first attempt at a handicap; definite chance
6281-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 80
Days: 47
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 1/17 Maradiva (2L) 17/2 80 42
7 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 8/8 William Robertson (28L) 25/2 - -
6 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 2/9 Quantum King (3¼L) 10/9 - 30
17 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 6/15 Anytime Champ (3¾L) 4/1 - 44
9
(6)
Frontline Fighter silk
Frontline Fighter
J: W Kennedy
T: P A Peter
Claimed a narrow success in a handicap at Turffontein Standside last month; competing off a higher mark but this only his second start in handicap company; he's worth a go despite being up in class
23121-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 79
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-4 b 1/14 Allez Les Bleu () 25/3 77 55
30 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-2 b 2/11 Bronco Blitz (1L) 50/9 77 49
9 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-2 b 1/9 Volluto (4¼L) 10/7 75 49
31 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-2 b 3/8 Kaptein Martiens (½L) 100/33 75 41
19 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-2 b 2/10 Wings Of Nike (1½L) 25/3 69 31
7 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 b 5/8 Twice As Splendid (8L) 100/7 71 6
10
(1)
Eyes On Tiger silk
Eyes On Tiger
J: M Yeni
T: P F Matchett
Beaten less than a length at 25-2 (this trip Vaal, stakes race) last month; useful partnership with this jockey, back together here
21063-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 71
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-6 b 3/15 Emerald Flame (¾L) 25/2 71 55
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-5 b 6/12 West Coast Lover (8½L) 25/2 71 17
7 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-5 b 12/17 Right Choice (7L) 25/2 71 29
19 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 b 1/15 Back To Basics (1¼L) 5/4 71 58
4 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 2/13 Balouchi (1¼L) 20/7 71 53
1 May 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-12 12/16 Raisetheredlantern (28L) 20/7 75 -
11
(3)
Excellarator silk
Excellarator
J: J Gates
T: F Bronkhorst
Finished third dropped back to 5½f in a handicap 12 days ago (Vaal) bouncing back from some moderate efforts when going close (sent off 200-3)
50003-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-8
OR: 76
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-8 3/16 Goethe (½L) 200/3 76 -
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-3 18/20 Stone Cold (14L) 125/1 81 -
7 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-7 15/17 Right Choice (9½L) 200/3 81 21
25 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-10 10/11 Fromheretoeternity (9¼L) 25/1 83 28
11 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Nv 9-4 5/8 Moonshiningthrough (5¾L) 25/1 83 42
19 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 11/11 Ablaan (16½L) 50/3 83 -
12
(12)
Raisetheredlantern silk
Raisetheredlantern
J: K Matsunyane
T: C Dawson
Not always shown an awful lot since winning a maiden plate at Turffontein Standside last May; respectable sixth in a handicap (Vaal) when behind three of these 12 days ago; has eased in the weights; was an encouraging fourth five races ago and if in the same mood ought to be on the premises
45846-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 69
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-10 b 6/16 Goethe (1¼L) 25/3 70 -
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-11 b 4/13 Jet Cat (4½L) 50/3 72 40
23 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-4 b 8/9 Outofthedarkness (3¾L) 25/7 74 -
9 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-1 b 5/6 Fisher King (5L) 25/3 76 54
1 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 6f NvHc 9-4 b 4/10 Informative (2¼L) 25/4 76 49
22 May 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-0 b 4/6 Vaseem (4½L) 5/1 76 29
13
(9)
The Hound silk
The Hound
J: B Nyawo
T: R R Magner
Towards the rear of 15 over this trip at Vaal (stakes race) last month; work to do with Eyes On Tiger (third) on that effort; first go in a handicap; this looks a tough ask
84310-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
OR: 75
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-2 b 14/15 Emerald Flame (14L) 25/1 75 6
4 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 b 1/11 Love Bite (2¼L) 10/1 68 53
18 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 b 3/7 Lulu's Boy (6L) 25/11 71 31
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 b 4/15 Jet Captain (1¾L) 25/2 69 35
19 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 b 8/15 Eyes On Tiger (4½L) 50/1 61 40
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-2 7/9 Successful Ruler (7½L) 20/1 - 10
14
(7)
Grindelwald silk
Grindelwald
J: P Mxoli 6
T: G J Maroun
Didn't run too badly when out of the frame at Vaal (beaten just over 3l at 50-7) in a handicap in reapplied blinkers last month; potentially on a good mark but on a losing run; has eased in the weights; opposable as has more on his plate in this
60569-
Age: 6
Weight: 8-3
OR: 55
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-11 b 9/16 Midnight Badger (3¼L) 50/7 58 33
15 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 5f 8-11 6/14 Princess Sabrina (2½L) 100/7 61 47
28 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-1 5/12 Jet Cat (3¼L) 100/3 61 45
14 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-11 b 13/14 Country Squire (11½L) 10/1 63 -
16 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-3 b 6/8 Savannah Storm (6¼L) 16/1 64 34
29 Dec 20 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-11 b 7/13 Soul Connection (3¼L) 5/1 64 46
Verdict

Jet Cat is a major threat while Irfaans Boy would need to be forgiven a poor run last time to be a contender. But FRONTLINE FIGHTER looks set for a big run. He has won once over this CD and sets the form standard based on his most recent effort.

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