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17 November 2022
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Betway Summer Cup 26 November Mr 80 Divided Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 1m
Runners
11

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Tabebuia silk
Tabebuia
J: M V'Rensburg
T: G H Van Zyl
Nothing to fault about his last run (1½l third) in a handicap 16 days ago here over 1m2f; is respected
057413
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 80
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-3 3/14 Whispers Of War (1¾L) 10/1 80 84
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-1 1/9 Fifth Of July () 14/1 77 83
5 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 9f NvHc 9-6 4/7 Tom's Act (1¾L) 7/1 79 64
31 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 9-6 7/8 Banha Bridge (5¼L) 10/1 79 44
17 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 9f Hc 8-12 5/10 Rodriguez (2½L) 14/1 81 69
14 May 22 Gre Greyville 9f Hc 9-2 14/14 Artic Tune (15½L) 4/1 81 -
2
(5)
Electric Gold silk
Electric Gold
J: C Habib
T: S G Tarry
Narrow scorer in a handicap three months ago at Turffontein Inside; on an upward trajectory and bidding for a four-timer; risen up the weights; makes debut for stable; should figure despite being up in class
44111
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 92
Days: 93
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-9 1/7 Indus Knight (½L) 18/10 85 80
9 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-10 1/8 Humble Tune (¾L) 11/2 82 40
9 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 8-11 1/8 Master Of Coin (1L) 2/1 - 46
26 May 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 8-3 4/19 Orgetorix (4¾L) 5/1 - 20
17 May 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-1 4/6 Mercantour (5¼L) 40/1 - 44
3
(8)
Brenden James silk
Brenden James
J: M Yeni
T: A B Fortune
Had two of these rivals behind him with blinkers reapplied (C&D) when beaten 1½l to finish second (handicap) 35 days ago; been raised a little in the ratings; ought to be competitive
354442
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 75
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-12 b 2/9 Wolffs World (1½L) 6/1 74 54
1 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-5 4/10 Clarkson (8¾L) 20/1 77 41
22 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-0 4/6 Pyromaniac (4¼L) 25/2 77 50
6 Sep 22 Vaa Vaal 8f NvHc 9-5 b 4/6 Kentallen Bay (6¾L) 3/1 79 20
4 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-12 5/7 Jaimala (4L) 5/1 79 49
12 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-0 3/8 Sir Michael (1¼L) 25/2 79 68
4
(7)
Flying Grace silk
Flying Grace
J: G Pieterse 3
T: C Binda
Towards the rear beaten 9l (handicap) in June at Vaal; been eased in the ratings by the handicapper; back from a layoff; others appeal more
176270
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 75
Days: 156
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-4 b 10/13 Jaimala (9L) 14/1 76 18
31 May 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-11 b 7/16 Kool Baikal (4¾L) 6/1 76 48
26 May 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-0 b 2/12 Secret Is Ours (shd) 25/2 76 43
5 May 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-2 6/13 Bit Of Fun (3¾L) 8/1 76 29
5 Apr 22 Tur Turffontein 13f Hc 9-5 7/15 Rule Book (3¼L) 9/2 76 -
22 Mar 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-9 1/16 Clarkson (hd) 11/2 71 53
5
(1)
Duke Of Rain silk
Duke Of Rain
J: R Simons
T: M N Houdalakis
Tried in blinkers over C&D (handicap) five weeks ago finishing 7l behind the winner; a course-and-distance winner; no headgear this time; competes off a lower mark
042847
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 73
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-1 b 7/9 Wolffs World (7L) 17/2 76 36
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-0 4/9 Tabebuia (3¼L) 10/1 76 70
25 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-5 8/8 Vanderbilt (10L) 5/1 77 41
27 Jul 22 Sco Scottsville 8f Hc 8-8 2/12 Whispers Of War (3L) 25/2 76 82
9 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-6 4/15 Vanderbilt (1¾L) 16/1 75 68
26 May 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 12/20 Funky Music (8½L) 17/2 75 30
6
(11)
Tirpitz silk
Tirpitz
J: K Matsunyane
T: B Crawford
Beaten just over 3l when fifth of 12 but didn't run badly at 5-1 in a handicap last month here; this just his second run in a handicap; likely to be thereabouts
54-135
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 73
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 5/12 Spin Doctor (3L) 5/1 73 79
26 May 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 3/20 Funky Music (1L) 5/1 73 58
10 May 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 1/7 Brave Sioux (4L) 33/20 - 46
24 Nov 21 Ken Kenilworth 6f Md 9-4 4/11 Queen's Wood (2½L) 20/7 - 34
30 Oct 21 Ken Kenilworth 7f Md 9-2 5/10 Tizona (3¼L) 100/7 - 31
7
(10)
Sequoia silk
Sequoia
J: K De Melo
T: M F De Kock
On a lengthy losing run; missed out by a short head sent off 7-1 in a handicap last Thursday (Turffontein Inside); this represents a step up in class but expected to be in the thick of things
938372
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 71
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-9 2/8 Irontail (shd) 7/1 71 -
29 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-12 7/10 Bey Suyay (4¼L) 25/2 74 -
3 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-12 3/10 Bey Suyay (3¼L) 33/1 74 62
19 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-6 8/8 Double Martini (6¾L) 7/2 75 30
24 Jul 22 Sco Scottsville 7f Hc 8-10 3/14 Runaway Song (1¼L) 25/1 75 87
9 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-10 9/12 Duke Of Sussex (3¾L) 25/1 78 -
8
(9)
Southern Blaze silk
Southern Blaze
J: P Mxoli
T: S T Pettigrew
Went down by 3l when third over C&D (handicap) last month
961353
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 71
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-9 3/9 Wolffs World (3L) 8/1 71 45
29 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-9 5/10 Bey Suyay (3½L) 6/1 71 -
8 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 3/8 Berengaria (3L) 11/2 71 67
9 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-12 1/9 Silver Stardust (hd) 14/1 68 69
26 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-7 6/16 Midnight Badger (4¼L) 50/1 72 43
14 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-1 9/11 Vanderbilt (21L) 20/1 75 16
9
(6)
Oyster King silk
Oyster King
J: R Munger
T: C I Jonker
A long time since his last success; comfortably beaten into seventh (Turffontein Inside) last week; hard to entertain
867707
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 69
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 9-6 7/9 Pragmatist (13L) 25/1 69 15
1 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-9 10/14 Whispers Of War (7½L) 50/1 72 56
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-0 7/9 Tabebuia (6¾L) 40/1 74 57
10 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-2 7/9 Romeo's Magic (6¾L) 16/1 76 13
9 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-1 6/6 Vanderbilt (9L) 40/1 79 44
12 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 7-10 8/9 Back To Black (4¼L) 40/1 81 13
10
(2)
Eye Of The Prophet silk
Eye Of The Prophet
J: R A Venniker 3
T: P F Matchett
Upped to this distance (handicap) two weeks ago when involved in the finish at 5-1; a course winner; now competes off a higher mark but unexposed in handicaps with this his second start in this company
237712
Age: 3
Weight: 8-6
OR: 81
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-0 b 2/10 Player (shd) 5/1 79 44
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-1 b 1/11 Noble Kingdom () 5/4 79 42
22 Jun 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Md 9-6 b 7/15 Captain Casey (2½L) 15/2 - 48
11 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 7f 9-6 7/12 Cousin Casey (7¾L) 33/1 - 39
23 Apr 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 3/6 Golden Prospect (5¼L) 91/100 - 31
26 Mar 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 2/8 Shoemaker (2L) 15/4 - 46
11
(3)
Just A Memory silk
Just A Memory
J: K A Brewer
T: S J Gray
A long time since he saw any reward for his efforts; well beaten when last in first-time blinkers in a handicap at Turffontein Inside seven days ago; no blinkers this time; not easy to fancy as faces a stiffer task
543678
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 67
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f NvHc 8-10 b 8/8 Vesuvio (78L) 25/1 67 -
15 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f NvHc 8-6 7/9 Fast Love (8L) 10/1 71 21
4 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-3 6/9 Legislate's Dance (4¼L) 10/1 72 54
21 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 3/13 Legislate's Dance (1½L) 9/2 72 64
5 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 7f NvHc 8-12 4/10 Kotinos (3¼L) 20/1 73 40
23 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-6 5/12 Golden Tune (4L) 17/2 72 -
Verdict

It's quite an open contest but this can go to TABEBUIA. Brenden James has a shout on latest form, and Electric Gold has winning CD form. Sequoia is a big threat.

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Tabebuia
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