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22 January 2022
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Guineas Day 5 February Mr 96 Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 7f 55y
Runners
9

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(9)
Captain Hindsight silk
Captain Hindsight
J: R Munger
T: A B Fortune
Solid career strike-rate; not disgraced in fourth at 10-1 (Vaal) last month
44154-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 96
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-4 b 4/13 Bowie (4¾L) 10/1 96 -
11 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-7 b 5/7 Sound Of Summer (4L) 25/3 96 49
28 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-0 b 1/9 Whorly Whorly (hd) 17/2 94 55
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-6 b 4/8 Prince Of Fire (3¾L) 20/1 94 67
28 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-4 b 4/6 Ballon D'Or (4½L) 4/1 94 50
7 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-6 b 1/7 Rock Of Africa (nk) 25/4 92 78
2
(2)
Theory Of Flight silk
Theory Of Flight
J: S Khumalo
T: B/Y Botes / Vosloo
Been in excellent nick recently; narrow winner (SP 50-7) of a handicap latest (Vaal) upped to 7½f; prospects in this race
26131-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 96
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 1/10 Stormy Winter (¾L) 50/7 93 -
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-6 3/7 Gallic Chief (4¼L) 25/3 93 63
18 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 1/9 Rock Of Africa (1L) 4/1 89 55
16 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-6 6/10 Eskimo Pie (3¾L) 10/1 89 37
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-6 2/7 Cleveland (nk) 2/1 88 71
26 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-7 1/5 Singfonico (4¼L) 5/1 81 69
3
(3)
Kayla's Champ silk
Kayla's Champ
J: D Schwarz
T: F Bronkhorst
On a lengthy losing run but has won here before; produced an encouraging effort (runner-up of six, beaten just over 1l) last Thursday at Vaal
4903-2
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 94
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Jan 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-5 2/6 All Of Me (1¼L) 25/3 94 65
30 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-6 3/7 Smorgasbord (3L) 40/1 96 69
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 11/20 Stone Cold (9L) 50/1 98 -
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-8 9/16 Sound Of Warning (3¾L) 125/1 98 53
28 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-5 4/9 Captain Hindsight (4L) 50/3 99 44
31 Jul 21 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 8-5 12/12 Cat Daddy (9¼L) 25/3 99 37
4
(8)
Goodtime Guy silk
Goodtime Guy
J: C Habib
T: G H Van Zyl
25-2 when winning Turffontein Standside graduation plate over Christmas
47731-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 92
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 1/7 Red Saxon (¾L) 25/2 86 63
7 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-4 3/6 Lemon Delight (6¼L) 4/1 86 32
18 Jul 21 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-12 7/10 Ralph The Rascal (2¾L) 5/1 88 64
16 Jun 21 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 9-3 7/16 Antigonus (7L) 10/1 88 54
10 Mar 21 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-4 4/11 Master Of Destiny (1½L) 23/10 88 59
27 Jan 21 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-11 1/12 High Green (2¼L) 7/1 83 -
5
(6)
Irish Tractor silk
Irish Tractor
J: K Matsunyane
T: B Crawford
Well held fourth of seven (handicap) three months ago (Kenilworth); in good form prior to backwards step last time out and solid career strike-rate
14164-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 91
Days: 91
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Oct 21 Ken Kenilworth 8f Hc 9-3 b 4/7 Firealley (8L) 5/1 91 63
25 Sep 21 Dur Durbanville 8f Hc 9-2 b 6/9 Arctic Drift (1L) 4/1 91 67
11 Sep 21 Dur Durbanville 7f Hc 8-8 b 1/8 Fast Love (nk) 4/1 85 74
25 Aug 21 Ken Kenilworth 8f Hc 8-9 b 4/6 Knights Templar (2½L) 5/2 86 51
7 Jul 21 Ken Kenilworth 8f Hc 9-5 b 1/9 High Moon () 5/1 81 33
9 Jun 21 Ken Kenilworth 7f Hc 8-11 b 1/11 Bey Suyay (shd) 50/3 79 49
6
(4)
Grappler silk
Grappler
J: R Fourie
T: S G Tarry
Not disgraced when third of six (handicap) last Saturday at Turffontein Standside; admirable career strike-rate; this represents a step up in class but must enter calculations
2312-3
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 89
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Jan 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-7 b 3/6 Goethe (3½L) 25/4 89 55
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-7 b 2/7 Gallic Chief (4L) 4/1 89 61
19 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-7 b 1/8 Spanish Boy (nk) 4/1 85 60
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-10 b 3/8 Prince Of Fire (3¼L) 91/20 85 62
22 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-6 b 2/13 Marengo (2L) 20/7 84 69
5 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 6f NvHc 9-6 b 1/10 Ramchandani Road (shd) 10/3 77 71
7
(5)
Ballon D'Or silk
Ballon D'Or
J: R Danielson
T: D Sham
Well beaten seventh of eight (handicap) in November on first run for his current trainer (over 1m here); knows this place inside out (three course wins); unlikely to trouble the principals
23617-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 87
Days: 72
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-11 b 7/8 Eskimo Pie (5¾L) 25/2 87 48
28 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-2 b 1/6 Back To Black (¾L) 25/11 84 60
7 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-11 b 6/7 Captain Hindsight (3¼L) 2/1 84 60
6 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-0 b 3/9 Sea Ways (nk) 91/20 83 58
14 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-6 b 2/8 The Contractor (shd) 10/3 81 70
6 May 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-12 4/11 Royal Wulff (1½L) 25/1 81 63
8
(7)
Say When silk
Say When
J: K De Melo
T: J J Van Vuuren
Winning form over course and distance; not beaten too far at 100-7 when seventh of ten over C&D in October
11137-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 85
Days: 105
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-11 7/10 Val D'Orcia (4L) 100/7 85 42
15 May 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-11 3/7 Rise As One (2½L) 10/7 85 57
17 Apr 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-4 1/12 Bebop (¾L) 9/10 81 60
2 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-3 1/12 Me Time (½L) 7/10 79 -
11 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 1/10 Danceaboutthesun (9¼L) 9/10 79 68
27 Dec 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 2/14 Bella Black (2¼L) 6/10 - 37
9
(1)
Ivalo's Prince silk
Ivalo's Prince
J: M Yeni
T: P F Matchett
Well held when third (handicap) latest over this trip (Turffontein Standside); has winning form at this course but on a long losing run
44243-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 82
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-0 3/7 Prince Of Fire (6¼L) 91/20 82 39
13 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 4/7 Majestic Mozart (7L) 91/20 82 39
16 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-12 2/10 Eskimo Pie (1½L) 50/3 81 37
18 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-3 4/11 Back To Black (6½L) 10/1 81 49
2 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-12 4/6 Prince Evlanoff (1¾L) 25/11 81 65
7 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 5/6 Silver Tycoon (6¼L) 2/1 81 52
Verdict

There's not much between those likely to be in the mix but THEORY OF FLIGHT gets the nod. He is going for a second distance success. The otherwise interesting Grappler has a stamina query to answer at this trip.

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Theory Of Flight
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