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17 November 2022
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Next Vaal Racemeeting Thursday 24 November Classified Stakes(For horses with nett rating of 75 and b Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 7f 55y
Runners
15

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(15)
In Cahoots silk
In Cahoots
J: J P v'd Merwe
T: S Moffatt
A course winner but yet to win over 7f; close third sent off 7-1 in September at Turffontein Inside; first run for trainer
295963
Age: 7
Weight: 9-6
OR: 71
Days: 68
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-5 3/10 Call Me Master (¾L) 7/1 71 -
6 Sep 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 6/11 Irontail (3¾L) 10/1 71 51
11 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-3 9/11 Castle Corner (5¾L) 11/2 73 -
26 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-0 5/16 Midnight Badger (3L) 25/2 74 49
26 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 6f 8-0 9/12 Proud Master (3¼L) 25/2 74 54
14 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-4 2/17 Call Me Master (hd) 14/1 70 67
2
(6)
Morethanafeeling silk
Morethanafeeling
J: C Habib
T: S G Tarry
Never landed a blow when seventh of eight (Turffontein Inside) last week upped to 1m; can be taken on
717
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 82
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f NvHc 8-11 7/8 Vesuvio (28L) 4/1 82 -
15 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 1/12 Smelting (2¾L) 20/1 - 38
16 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 8-8 7/8 Brave Sioux (9¼L) 10/1 - 17
3
(8)
Burmese Tiara silk
Burmese Tiara
J: D De Gouveia
T: B/Y Botes / Vosloo
Finished last of 12 (this distance, here, stakes race) making her debut for this trainer six weeks ago; no easy task
161440
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 71
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 12/12 Never To Clever (64L) 8/1 71 -
10 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-5 4/10 Call Me Master (1L) 25/2 71 -
20 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-2 4/12 Kingsmeads Krystl (1½L) 28/10 71 40
4 Jun 22 Sco Scottsville 7f Hc 8-11 1/15 Flashy Kaitrina (1¾L) 10/1 66 75
27 May 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-0 6/7 Blackwhitedynamite (4¼L) 9/2 66 42
12 Feb 22 Tur Turffontein 7f NvHc 7-13 1/10 About To Storm (hd) 100/7 64 62
4
(11)
Admiralty Arch silk
Admiralty Arch
J: M Yeni
T: B/Y Botes / Vosloo
Ran respectably at 3-1 in a stakes race here last month; managed only one win; he's an attractive contender if building on last performance
670522
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 67
Days: 44
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-2 b 2/11 Texas Red (hd) 3/1 67 62
6 Sep 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-2 b 2/11 Irontail (shd) 7/2 67 61
11 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-6 b 5/11 Stormy Seas (1¾L) 25/2 70 50
26 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-12 b 10/16 Midnight Badger (9L) 40/1 74 27
12 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-3 b 7/10 Irfaans Boy (6½L) 10/1 78 31
14 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-11 b 6/17 Call Me Master (4¼L) 6/1 78 56
5
(10)
Funky Music silk
Funky Music
J: R Munger
T: A B Fortune
Behind Irontail when fourth last Thursday when beaten just over 3l at Turffontein Inside; a course winner; must go on the shortlist
186534
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 66
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-4 b 4/8 Irontail (3L) 3/1 66 -
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 b 3/11 Arividicio (3L) 16/1 66 47
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 b 5/12 Never To Clever (3¼L) 5/1 67 -
6 Sep 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-3 b 6/12 Never To Clever (4L) 4/1 67 45
23 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-12 b 8/16 Twice The Storm (4¾L) 5/1 67 50
26 May 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-2 b 1/20 Silly Fella (hd) 16/1 67 58
6
(1)
Irontail silk
Irontail
J: M V'Rensburg
T: C Spies
Had two of these in arrears when winning by a short head last week (Turffontein Inside) in what looked an up-to-scratch handicap
501451
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 65
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-3 1/8 Sequoia () 33/10 65 -
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 5/11 After Hours (2½L) 8/1 65 47
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-3 4/10 Back To Basics (7L) 33/10 65 36
6 Sep 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 1/11 Admiralty Arch (shd) 16/1 63 59
10 Jul 22 Sco Scottsville 5f Hc 8-8 b 14/14 Hampton Court (12L) 17/2 66 15
18 Jun 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 8-11 b 5/11 Lord Wylie (3½L) 13/2 68 44
7
(7)
Stolen Thunder silk
Stolen Thunder
J: K Matsunyane
T: B Crawford
Came out on top by just over 1l in a stakes race in September (Turffontein Inside); had West Point behind; he should go close
617551
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 65
Days: 63
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-11 1/10 Fasinada (1¼L) 5/1 61 40
16 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-9 5/7 Electric Gold (5¾L) 20/1 65 56
16 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-3 5/13 Silly Fella (3¾L) 25/1 67 60
9 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 7/15 Vanderbilt (3¾L) 25/1 67 52
10 May 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 1/8 Michelin Star (1¾L) 5/1 61 32
14 Apr 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 6/11 Mike The Pilot (2¼L) 6/1 - 30
8
(4)
Tulip Tree silk
Tulip Tree
J: R Simons
T: S T Pettigrew
Hit the target for the first time when winning by a neck (Turffontein Inside) in August; ought to be on the premises
0221
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 81
Days: 84
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Md 8-11 1/10 Raratonga Rose (nk) 77/100 81 39
21 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 2/7 Light Of Day (shd) 2/1 - 61
28 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 2/13 Orarari Gold (4L) 50/1 - 30
29 May 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 10/12 Gimme A Shot (7½L) 33/1 - -
9
(5)
Twice As Wild silk
Twice As Wild
J: K A Brewer
T: G J Maroun
Although below par last time out, is better than that judged on previous efforts; well beaten when sixth last month (Turffontein Inside)
363326
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 65
Days: 40
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-8 6/11 Seconda Errore (5¼L) 33/10 66 41
10 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-12 2/10 Call Me Master (½L) 10/1 66 -
16 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-6 3/9 Irrevocable Dream (1¼L) 5/2 66 44
9 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-2 3/9 Red Carpet Girl (1½L) 13/2 66 46
28 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-6 6/16 Golden Aspen (2½L) 14/1 67 35
9 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-12 3/14 Integrate (nk) 20/1 67 -
10
(9)
Timbavati River silk
Timbavati River
J: J Mariba
T: A B Fortune
His form has deteriorated in recent starts; held at Turffontein Inside last month by After Hours (stakes race) when beaten 6l; others appeal more
767789
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 61
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 9/11 After Hours (6¼L) 10/1 64 31
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 8/12 Never To Clever (5¼L) 14/1 67 -
6 Sep 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 7/11 Irontail (4½L) 15/2 70 48
11 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-3 7/11 Castle Corner (5¼L) 25/2 74 -
14 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-2 6/11 Vanderbilt (8L) 25/1 76 64
14 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-5 7/8 Leeson (5L) 25/2 78 -
11
(3)
Silly Fella silk
Silly Fella
J: C Maujean
T: F Bronkhorst
Beaten 4½l when sixth of ten but didn't run badly at 6-1 two weeks ago (over 1m here); should give it a good shot if replicating best efforts
445366
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 60
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-12 b 6/10 Player (4½L) 6/1 61 24
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-0 b 6/12 Secret Giver (6¼L) 5/1 62 22
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-2 b 3/12 Never To Clever (2L) 7/1 62 -
6 Sep 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 b 5/11 Irontail (3½L) 3/1 62 46
16 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-8 b 4/7 Electric Gold (3¼L) 11/2 63 63
11 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-5 b 4/11 Castle Corner (3L) 13/2 62 -
12
(13)
Rattle Bag silk
Rattle Bag
J: N Klink
T: G J Maroun
Beaten just over 3l when finishing in the wake of Funky Music upped to 7½f last week when 10-1 sixth of eight (Turffontein Inside); has had lots of chances since last win but has winning form at this course
845826
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 63
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-12 b 6/8 Irontail (3¼L) 10/1 61 -
3 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-9 b 2/10 Queen Of Smoke (1L) 20/1 61 62
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-1 b 8/12 Secret Giver (9¼L) 25/1 64 13
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 13f Hc 8-5 b 5/7 Flying First Class (8½L) 17/2 66 13
8 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-8 b 4/8 Kind Judy (2¾L) 20/1 65 44
30 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-0 8/8 Parker Getrix (6½L) 66/1 67 24
13
(2)
After Hours silk
After Hours
J: K De Melo
T: S J Gray
Narrow winner (SP 16-1) of a stakes race (Turffontein Inside) latest over this distance, form boosted by the fifth going on to win; should be in the mix
038341
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 59
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-11 b 1/11 Rule By Force (½L) 16/1 54 52
4 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-7 b 4/8 Dancing Dora (3L) 15/4 54 47
6 Sep 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-7 b 3/11 Irontail (1L) 25/1 54 51
28 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-8 b 8/16 Coming In Hot (3¾L) 5/1 56 41
14 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-3 b 3/17 Call Me Master (2¼L) 25/1 50 50
7 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-7 b 10/15 Midnight Badger (3¾L) 14/1 50 -
14
(12)
West Point silk
West Point
J: J Penny
T: A B Fortune
Not always shown an awful lot since winning a maiden plate at Vaal a year ago; beaten 9l into seventh (over 1m here) 14 days ago; running without blinkers
744667
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 57
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 b 7/10 Player (9L) 20/1 60 6
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 10f 8-7 6/7 Master Of Coin (7¾L) 33/10 61 33
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-11 6/10 Stolen Thunder (3¾L) 6/1 63 26
25 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-7 4/8 Dawn Of A New Era (2½L) 5/1 64 55
9 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 8f NvHc 8-6 4/6 Wondering Star (1¾L) 15/2 66 48
28 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-5 7/11 Elusive Swann (7L) 33/1 69 25
15
(14)
Big City Girl silk
Big City Girl
J: Reserve 1
T: C Spies
Well beaten when ninth (stakes race) at Turffontein Inside last month; no wins at this trip and largely disappointing since successful in a fillies handicap at Vaal a year ago; opposable
690759
Age: 5
Weight: 8-3
OR: 56
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-3 b 9/11 Arividicio (6L) 20/1 59 28
4 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-8 b 5/11 Texas Red (3¾L) 14/1 61 44
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-8 b 7/8 Captain Peg (13L) 40/1 65 6
8 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-3 b 10/13 Trust The Fire (7¼L) 20/1 65 37
28 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-3 b 9/16 Coming In Hot (4L) 16/1 68 47
4 Jun 22 Sco Scottsville 7f Hc 9-1 b 6/15 Burmese Tiara (3½L) 14/1 69 63
Verdict

This is not a race for maximum stakes but TULIP TREE sets the benchmark. Admiralty Arch is possibly starting to look exposed. After Hours rates a serious danger, and Stolen Thunder isn't out of it.

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Tulip Tree
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