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16 August 2022
Tuesday 16th August

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

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 6f
Runners
9

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(3)
Greenlightforgo silk
Greenlightforgo
J: K Matsunyane
T: B Crawford
Towards the rear beaten 16l in a maiden plate (Vaal) in June; no surprise to see him go well as stable in excellent health
9-070
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 59
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 12/14 Thymetoshine (16L) 25/2 63 -
26 Apr 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 7/14 Time Silhouette (5½L) 14/1 - 22
17 Jan 22 Ken Kenilworth 5f Md 9-6 11/11 Ridge To Reef (11L) 20/1 - 18
26 Oct 21 Ken Kenilworth 5f Md 9-4 9/10 Captain Mike (13½L) 10/1 - -
2
(7)
Desert Fox silk
Desert Fox
J: P Strydom
T: B/Y Botes / Vosloo
Out of a winning dam; this doesn't look easy against more experienced rivals so he could be one for another day
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: -
Days: -
3
(1)
Drop Of Time silk
Drop Of Time
J: D De Gouveia
T: J J Van Vuuren
Only finished fourth of six despite odds of 63-100 in a maiden plate at Turffontein Standside last month; should be more streetwise; should have every chance
34
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: -
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 4/6 The Gliding Fish (4½L) 63/100 - 27
2 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 5f 9-0 3/6 Ridgerunner (2¾L) 11/2 - 37
4
(6)
Kalahari Blue silk
Kalahari Blue
J: M V'Rensburg
T: J J Van Vuuren
Finished last of six on his debut (16-1) five months ago at Turffontein Standside
6
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: -
Days: 143
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Mar 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-10 6/6 Karangetang (12½L) 16/1 - -
5
(5)
Puerto Plata silk
Puerto Plata
J: K De Melo
T: J J Van Vuuren
Yard has enjoyed debutant winners at this course; having first race
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: -
Days: -
6
(8)
Smelting silk
Smelting
J: P Mxoli 3
T: B H Stidolph
32nd attempt to lose maiden tag; out of the frame beaten just under 4l (went off 20-1) seven days ago at Turffontein Standside
564764
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 49
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 8-11 b 4/10 Earl Of Cardigan (3¾L) 20/1 49 43
21 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 b 6/12 Dame Twining (4¾L) 14/1 49 8
7 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 7/9 Silver Clock (9½L) 16/1 51 16
19 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-1 b 4/6 Quick Run (4½L) 33/10 53 18
31 May 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 b 6/11 Rose For Trippi (5L) 17/2 56 29
12 May 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 b 5/8 Stormy Lass (12L) 7/1 59 7
7
(2)
Brazilian Storm silk
Brazilian Storm
J: R Munger
T: B/Y Botes / Vosloo
First race; dam did get her head in front; needs to run to a useful level if she is to trouble some of these; easy enough to oppose
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: -
Days: -
8
(4)
Scabiosa silk
Scabiosa
J: M Thackeray
T: C Spies
Couldn't land a blow when tenth of 14 over this distance at Turffontein Standside last month; may be vulnerable
50
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
OR: -
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 10/14 Kiss Me Captain (11L) 40/1 - 6
14 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 5/10 Vivacious Spirit (10½L) 25/1 - 8
9
(9)
Sky Velocity silk
Sky Velocity
J: J P v'd Merwe
T: J J Van Vuuren
Finished fifth and beaten 7l first time out (Turffontein Standside, this trip) at 33-1; more scope for improvement than most of these; has a chance
5
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
OR: -
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 8-8 5/6 The Gliding Fish (6¾L) 33/1 - 15
Verdict

Greenlightforgo is likely to have a big say while Sky Velocity and Kalahari Blue are open to improvement. But DROP OF TIME can be superior to his rivals. He has a clear chance if excused a poor latest run.

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Drop Of Time
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