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12 January 2023
Thursday 12th January

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Tab Telebet 0861 000 822 Novice Handicap(Maidens & 1 time winners) Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 1m
Runners
10

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(3)
Thunderstone silk
Thunderstone
J: M Yeni
T: R R Magner
Beaten 3½l when third of five but didn't run badly at 14-1 latest (over 6f here); makes handicap debut; won at Turffontein Standside 399 days ago and he's an attractive contender
36973-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 94
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 8-10 3/5 Dyce (3½L) 14/1 94 75
1 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 7/13 Unzen (7¾L) 13/2 98 42
2 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 7f 9-6 9/14 Cousin Casey (4½L) 40/1 - 48
12 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 6/9 Quantum Theory (3¼L) 25/2 - 43
30 Apr 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-6 3/9 Miss Cool (5L) 16/1 - 57
9 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 4f Md 9-6 1/10 Cool Winter (1L) 25/3 - -
2
(2)
Roll Over Redrover silk
Roll Over Redrover
J: M K Katjedi 6
T: D Nieuwenhuizen
Belied odds of 66-1 when winning by 3l (Turffontein Standside), registering his first success ten days ago; makes handicap debut
9-1
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 78
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-1 1/12 Brave Viking (3L) 66/1 - 75
4 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 9/12 Just Eminent (7¼L) 66/1 - -
3
(6)
River Romeo silk
River Romeo
J: S Khumalo
T: P F Matchett
Scored narrowly at Turffontein Standside, defying lack of previous experience over this distance at 18-10 six months ago; first run for trainer
1-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-9
OR: 84
Days: 193
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 8-11 1/8 Clap Of Thunder (¾L) 18/10 - 36
4
(7)
Toffas silk
Toffas
J: K De Melo
T: C Dawson
Close second sent off 9-4 in a handicap (over 7f here) last month; the first boosted the form; a rise in the ratings to contend with; competitive shout
26962-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 74
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f NvHc 8-8 2/6 Jimmy Don (shd) 9/4 71 -
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-6 6/13 Timbavati River (4½L) 7/1 73 49
3 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-3 9/10 Bey Suyay (11L) 20/1 78 38
17 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 8f Nv 9-0 6/7 Shavout (11½L) 5/1 78 35
5 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 7f NvHc 9-1 2/10 Kotinos (½L) 5/2 75 51
2 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 1/10 Allaroundtheworld () 18/10 - 58
5
(4)
The Chosen One silk
The Chosen One
J: N Klink
T: A G Laird
No impression when ninth in a handicap (over this distance, Turffontein Standside) on Tuesday; might find this company a little easier but looks risky
4316-9
Age: 3
Weight: 8-5
OR: 80
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-0 9/11 Zuzan (7L) 40/1 80 34
13 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f NvHc 8-7 6/6 Jimmy Don (12L) 8/1 80 -
1 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-0 1/7 Thermopylae (nk) 83/100 - 47
26 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 8-11 3/15 Never To Clever (2¾L) 25/1 - 46
7 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 4/11 Jimmy Don (10L) 33/1 - 13
6
(9)
Libeccio silk
Libeccio
J: R Munger
T: T Zackey
Came home fourth, beaten 5l, in a handicap here (7f) last month; form boosted with the first winning since; been eased in the ratings by the assessor; should go close
21524-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-4
OR: 79
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f NvHc 8-7 4/6 Jimmy Don (5L) 7/2 80 -
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 2/7 Future Pearl (2¼L) 17/2 79 50
6 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-5 5/7 African Torrent (3L) 17/2 79 2
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 1/8 Gimme Royalty (8¾L) 3/1 74 86
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-0 2/8 Alfaatik (5½L) 17/2 63 10
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f MdHc 8-3 3/11 Trident King (4½L) 40/1 62 22
7
(8)
Rosy Lemon silk
Rosy Lemon
J: K A Brewer
T: F Bronkhorst
Not disgraced in fourth at 33-1 in a handicap over Christmas (Turffontein Standside); this only her second handicap outing; hard enough to fancy despite this looking a little easier than last time
44214-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
OR: 78
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-8 4/8 Bonete (4L) 33/1 78 -
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-4 1/10 Bushveld (½L) 6/4 71 2
15 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 8-10 2/10 Future Pearl (1¾L) 5/1 72 23
1 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 4/13 Namaqua Blossom (3¾L) 2/1 73 32
20 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 4/10 Bonete (8L) 14/1 - -
29 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 5/9 Asiye Phambili (4¼L) 10/1 - 21
8
(5)
Futurewolff silk
Futurewolff
J: K Matsunyane
T: H E Adamson
Has won previously at this course; stepped up to 1m1f in a handicap at Turffontein Standside where just ahead of Rosy Lemon over Christmas when 4l third; needs considering with drop in class a positive
14233-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
OR: 76
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-6 3/8 Bonete (4L) 10/1 76 -
13 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f NvHc 8-3 3/6 Jimmy Don (2¾L) 7/2 76 -
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-9 2/9 Rule By Force (1¼L) 15/2 76 60
24 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-4 4/9 Admiralty Arch (3L) 7/1 76 55
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 1/11 Sparkling Jubilee (shd) 18/10 75 -
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f MdHc 9-0 2/11 Trident King (3½L) 7/2 75 33
9
(10)
Samthewiseman silk
Samthewiseman
J: C Maujean
T: B B Ruiters
Finished last of ten in a Listed race at Turffontein Standside over Christmas; has won here in the past; others appeal more despite this looking a little easier than last time
51630-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
OR: 72
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-4 10/10 Jimmy Don (12L) 66/1 74 57
3 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 8f NvHc 8-4 3/5 Otto Luyken (3L) 16/1 72 10
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-3 6/8 Tsar Bomba (6L) 14/1 72 -
20 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 1/12 Billy Spellbound (1¾L) 7/1 67 -
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f MdHc 8-8 b 5/11 Trident King (4¾L) 25/1 70 24
23 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 b 9/14 Prosper's Gift (8½L) 16/1 72 21
10
(1)
English Primrose silk
English Primrose
J: M Thackeray
T: M N Houdalakis
Towards the rear of 13 over C&D six months ago; has winning form at this course but on a losing run; back from a break; uphill struggle
47600-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-3
OR: 54
Days: 175
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 8f 7-12 11/13 Legislate's Dance (8L) 14/1 59 21
3 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-8 b 12/12 Golden Tune (5L) 33/1 62 8
26 May 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-7 b 6/19 Call Me Master (2L) 14/1 64 43
10 May 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-8 b 7/16 Scottadito (3¾L) 7/1 66 41
21 Apr 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 4/11 Wokonda (4L) 16/1 70 -
31 Mar 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-9 7/14 Warship (4¼L) 25/1 71 37
Verdict

Quite a competitive heat - the otherwise interesting Futurewolff has a stamina query to answer at this trip while Thunderstone isn't out of it. However, this can go to TOFFAS who has seen the form of his latest run well advertised.

Verdict silk image
Toffas
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