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12 January 2023
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Www.tab4racing.com Middle Stakes(For horses with nett rating of 101 and below) Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 1m 4f
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Origami silk
Origami
J: D B Geerthsen 6
T: B Crawford
Last of 11 in a stakes race last month at Turffontein Standside on debut for this trainer; recent starts suggest he might be on a downward curve
20290-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-11
OR: 99
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 9-11 11/11 Electric Gold (19½L) 20/1 99 29
16 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-9 9/10 Raiseahallelujah (11L) 5/1 99 50
3 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-3 2/7 Naval Guard (1¾L) 10/1 99 60
14 May 22 Gre Greyville 10f 8-3 p 11/11 Do It Again (13½L) 14/1 99 34
22 Apr 22 Gre Greyville 9f 8-4 p 2/9 Mount Anderson (2L) 10/1 91 -
3 Apr 22 Gre Greyville 8f 8-5 p 4/10 Cat Daddy (3¼L) 25/1 91 36
2
(9)
Out Of Your League silk
Out Of Your League
J: G Lerena
T: F P Habib
A long time since his last success but winning form over course and distance; couldn't land a blow when sixth of seven over this trip (stakes race) over Christmas when just behind two of these
05746-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-6
OR: 93
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 8-8 6/7 Zeus (9¼L) 14/1 96 -
26 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 16f 8-11 4/8 Arumugam (6L) 16/1 97 -
29 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-11 7/11 Arumugam (3L) 40/1 100 -
4 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-2 5/6 Light Of The Moon (17L) 25/1 102 -
30 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 16f 8-8 14/15 Shangani (18½L) 40/1 102 -
3 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-11 3/5 Shangani (1½L) 40/1 102 -
3
(3)
White Fang silk
White Fang
J: S Khumalo
T: M/a Azzie
Never landed a blow when third of seven (this distance Vaal Classic, stakes race) over Christmas with two of these rivals behind; admirable career strike-rate; useful partnership with this jockey, back together here; needs to be respected
13223-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 87
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 8-3 3/7 Zeus (7L) 4/1 87 -
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 9-2 2/8 Arlington Action (hd) 33/10 87 87
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 9-6 2/6 Arlington Action (hd) 9/4 87 69
16 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 9-2 3/7 Flying First Class (1¾L) 15/4 87 58
19 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 8-11 1/9 Arlington Action (3L) 17/2 82 90
5 May 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-8 12/13 Bit Of Fun (11L) 8/1 82 10
4
(5)
Arlington Action silk
Arlington Action
J: R Munger
T: T Zackey
Finished first dropped to 1m2f scoring narrowly (Turffontein Standside) last month; had Earl behind; extended his winning streak latest; one to take seriously
31111-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 84
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-6 b 1/8 Tinder Dry (½L) 7/2 81 40
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 8-3 b 1/8 White Fang (hd) 9/4 79 64
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 8-7 b 1/6 White Fang (hd) 5/1 73 46
23 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-2 b 1/10 Flag Bearer () 9/4 70 35
6 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 12f 7-12 b 3/5 Raiseahallelujah (2L) 7/1 70 -
21 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-5 b 7/10 The Brief (6L) 4/1 72 41
5
(10)
Captain Chorus silk
Captain Chorus
J: M V'Rensburg
T: M N Houdalakis
Split White Fang and Out Of Your League in a stakes race (C&D) over Christmas when beaten a fair way (8l); has had lots of chances since last win but has scored over course and distance
52394-
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 82
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 8-3 b 4/7 Zeus (7¾L) 16/1 82 -
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-11 b 9/11 Electric Gold (15L) 17/2 82 31
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-11 b 3/11 Marchingontogether (3½L) 8/1 82 57
1 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-6 b 2/14 Whispers Of War (1½L) 25/1 82 88
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 8-11 b 5/8 Arlington Action (3¼L) 25/2 86 68
22 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-10 b 8/10 Nordic Rebel (3L) 33/1 86 65
6
(11)
Ballroom Bliss silk
Ballroom Bliss
J: M Yeni
T: B/Y Botes / Vosloo
Last of nine last Thursday here; has not been in the winners' enclosure for a while now; unlikely to make any impact with stamina to prove over this distance
2630-9
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 90
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-7 b 9/9 None Other (76L) 33/1 90 -
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-10 b 10/11 Electric Gold (17½L) 25/2 90 21
24 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-6 b 3/6 Bellevarde (2L) 4/1 90 -
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-10 b 6/11 Marchingontogether (8¼L) 25/2 90 39
8 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-6 b 2/7 Terra Time (¾L) 7/2 90 96
23 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-1 b 2/11 Southern Song (½L) 25/1 90 48
7
(4)
Earl silk
Earl
J: J R Syster
T: H Van Der Westhuizen
Respectable effort (beaten just over 2l) running for the second time for this trainer (Turffontein Standside) last month, a race won by the reopposing Arlington Action; has won here
02574-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 79
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-7 4/8 Arlington Action (2¼L) 25/2 81 33
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-7 7/11 Electric Gold (9L) 40/1 81 48
16 May 22 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 8-10 b 5/7 Sunday Island (3½L) 3/1 81 85
28 Apr 22 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 9-2 b 2/8 Airways Law (2¼L) 7/1 80 55
2 Apr 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-1 b 10/12 Nordic Rebel (5½L) 10/1 81 25
3 Mar 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-7 b 9/14 Have A Go Jo (4L) 91/20 81 4
8
(12)
Great Affair silk
Great Affair
J: J P v'd Merwe
T: B/Y Botes / Vosloo
Solid performance to finish third at 20-1 on his Listed race debut at Turffontein Standside latest upped to 2m; on a long losing run
44003-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 79
Days: 47
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 16f 8-3 b 3/8 Arumugam (4½L) 20/1 79 -
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-8 b 10/11 Marchingontogether (12½L) 25/1 79 20
1 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-4 b 11/14 Whispers Of War (9L) 14/1 80 59
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 8-7 b 4/8 Arlington Action (2¼L) 5/2 81 64
1 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-7 b 4/9 The Kop (1L) 7/2 81 45
10 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-7 3/9 Romeo's Magic (½L) 7/1 81 41
9
(7)
Opera Glass silk
Opera Glass
J: S Sosibo 9
T: S Moffatt
Has won here before but generally modest form since fillies Listed race success at Turffontein Standside last April; finished last of six here latest
65786-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
OR: 85
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-4 b 6/6 Bellevarde (6¾L) 10/1 88 -
29 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-3 b 8/11 Gilded Butterfly (9¾L) 50/1 91 21
15 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-9 b 7/7 Gilded Butterfly (13L) 16/1 93 46
29 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-12 b 5/7 Terra Time (4½L) 16/1 95 51
6 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-8 b 6/8 Ocean Warrior (7¼L) 16/1 101 59
28 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 b 4/6 Rouge Allure (6L) 14/1 101 15
10
(6)
Flying First Class silk
Flying First Class 1
J: C Habib
T: D Nieuwenhuizen
Has won here before; finished third dropped back to this trip on Tuesday (Turffontein Standside)
3145-3
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
OR: 84
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 9-5 h1 3/8 Raratonga Rose (1¼L) 6/1 84 -
26 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 16f 8-0 h1 5/8 Arumugam (7½L) 6/1 84 -
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-6 h1 4/11 Marchingontogether (4L) 6/1 84 50
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 13f Hc 9-8 1/7 Crusade To Royalty (2½L) 91/100 78 75
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 8-10 3/6 Arlington Action (1¼L) 33/20 78 48
6 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-6 2/5 Raiseahallelujah (hd) 5/2 78 -
11
(2)
Monsieur Chevelle silk
Monsieur Chevelle
J: P Mxoli
T: P F Matchett
Claimed a first CD win latest when successful by a head
41631-
Age: 4
Weight: 7-12
OR: 68
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-2 1/7 Apache Fighter (hd) 25/2 64 -
26 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 8-10 3/6 Exceeder (3L) 7/1 66 57
12 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 9-3 6/12 Lucretius (5L) 16/1 66 55
22 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 10f Md 9-3 1/11 Dawn Mission (1½L) 7/2 62 18
14 Aug 22 Sco Scottsville 12f Md 9-6 4/8 Osceola (2½L) 28/10 62 -
27 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 10f Md 9-6 4/9 National Dream (5L) 4/1 66 52
12
(8)
Go Dream Machine silk
Go Dream Machine
J: M K Katjedi 6
T: D Nieuwenhuizen
Hasn't won for a while; some way behind the fifth, Flying First Class, (this distance, Turffontein Standside, fillies handicap) on Tuesday when beaten 11l into last
6248-8
Age: 4
Weight: 7-12
OR: 60
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 8-4 8/8 Raratonga Rose (10½L) 40/1 60 -
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 8-4 8/11 Poets Warrior (14L) 20/1 61 -
8 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 8-12 4/7 Monsieur Chevelle (3L) 5/1 61 -
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 14f 8-4 2/5 Cape Bouquet (2½L) 7/2 61 -
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-3 6/7 San Quintin (9¼L) 25/2 64 32
6 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 8-10 6/7 Alfaatik (9½L) 11/2 66 -
Verdict

Quite a competitive heat but WHITE FANG can land this. He is taken to confirm placings with Out Of Your League and Captain Chorus and can show that a below-par effort last time was just a blip.

Verdict silk image
White Fang
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