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16 January 2023
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Next Turffontein Racemeeting Sunday 22 January Mr 66 Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 5f 176y
Runners
17

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(11)
Black Burner silk
Black Burner
J: C Maujean
T: F Bronkhorst
Finished eighth but wasn't beaten too far (3½l) at Vaal Classic over Christmas; hard enough to fancy
21098-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 65
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-1 8/11 In The Ether (3½L) 100/1 65 41
23 Apr 22 Tur Turffontein 6f NvHc 8-7 9/9 Vegas Hi Rise (19L) 16/1 71 -
19 Apr 22 Vaa Vaal 5f 9-2 11/12 Successful Secret (12L) 14/1 71 11
10 Mar 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 1/12 Double Magic () 50/7 65 46
5 Mar 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 2/10 Chyavana (1L) 25/1 65 49
22 Feb 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 4/11 Here Is The Tiger (3½L) 50/7 65 41
2
(3)
Lady Sanza silk
Lady Sanza 1
J: N Qaule
T: A B Fortune
Unable to land a blow when tenth of 14 over C&D over Christmas; this just her second run in a handicap and competes off a lower mark; this represents a step up in class so hard to see her taking this
00-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 65
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-2 h1 10/14 Lil Miss Moneybags (7¼L) 100/1 68 26
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-12 h1 12/14 Esquevelle (12½L) 33/1 68 20
3
(8)
West Coast Lover silk
West Coast Lover
J: D Schwarz
T: J S Roux
Finished last of seven in a handicap over Christmas (Vaal Classic); looks well treated on the pick of his form but hasn't won for a while; easy enough to take on despite dropping in class
97867-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 65
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 b 7/7 Umthombo Wolwazi (19L) 20/1 65 -
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-8 b 6/8 Quick Run (6¾L) 16/1 68 20
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 8/8 Asiye Phambili (19½L) 33/1 68 -
23 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-12 7/16 Twice The Storm (4¾L) 20/1 70 52
6 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-2 9/12 Frontline Fighter (5¾L) 14/1 72 41
26 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-12 9/16 Midnight Badger (6L) 14/1 73 38
4
(18)
Timbavati River silk
Timbavati River
J: R Munger
T: A B Fortune
Well beaten seventh latest (over 7f here); he's an attractive contender despite defeat last time as was third in Vaal handicap two runs back
96137-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 64
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-11 b 7/10 Trident King (5½L) 9/2 64 44
10 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-11 b 3/10 Second Breath (2L) 7/2 64 34
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-4 b 1/13 Mescal (2¼L) 6/1 58 54
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 6/12 After Hours (5L) 33/1 61 -
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 -
5
(9)
Written In Stone silk
Written In Stone
J: K A Brewer
T: B Webber
Looks well treated on the pick of his form and a course winner; displayed a fair level of form when 3½l third (this trip Vaal Classic, handicap) on Thursday, finished ahead of Back To Basics; down in class and shouldn't be far away
7266-3
Age: 7
Weight: 9-4
OR: 64
Days: 4
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-6 3/11 Pinch Hit (3½L) 5/1 64 62
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-6 6/11 Kalahari Blue (6¼L) 20/1 66 44
9 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-2 6/14 Integrate (3½L) 5/1 67 -
28 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-2 2/16 Coming In Hot (½L) 17/2 67 58
23 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-8 7/11 Letsdoit (4½L) 11/2 68 32
14 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-2 5/17 Call Me Master (3L) 17/2 68 55
6
(13)
Jet Cat silk
Jet Cat
J: J R Syster
T: H Van Der Westhuizen
On a losing run; comfortably held in eighth in a handicap at Vaal running over this distance 37 days ago; competes off a lower mark
49768-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-3
OR: 63
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-12 b 8/10 Second Breath (6½L) 25/1 65 18
20 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-1 b 6/14 Dancing Dora (4¾L) 8/1 67 42
4 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-6 b 7/11 Texas Red (4¾L) 16/1 69 48
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-9 b 9/11 Kalahari Blue (9L) 20/1 69 36
8 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-8 b 4/13 Trust The Fire (3¾L) 10/1 70 52
23 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-2 b 3/16 Twice The Storm (¾L) 40/1 70 67
7
(5)
Back To Basics silk
Back To Basics
J: N Klink
T: B Webber
Well held when fifth in a handicap at Vaal Classic running over this distance on Thursday; should prove competitive in this lower-class event
035-35
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 62
Days: 4
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-9 5/11 Pinch Hit (5¼L) 15/4 62 54
5 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-7 3/12 Lollapalooza (1¾L) 15/2 62 48
24 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-1 5/9 Admiralty Arch (4¾L) 28/10 63 46
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-12 3/9 Dancing Dora (1L) 4/1 63 67
3 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 10/11 Bronco Blitz (8¾L) 10/1 63 19
27 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-3 5/10 Chyavana (5¼L) 7/2 63 32
8
(16)
Scottadito silk
Scottadito
J: M V'Rensburg
T: C Spies
Out of the frame beaten just over 4l (went off 14-1) over this distance (fillies handicap) over Christmas; on a lengthy losing run but has won here before; the assessor relents a little
06736-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 62
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-10 h,b 6/14 Lil Miss Moneybags (4¼L) 14/1 63 34
10 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-10 h,b 3/12 Winter Greeting (1¾L) 25/1 63 36
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-2 h,b 7/14 There She Goes (6¾L) 25/2 64 37
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-6 h,b 6/8 Dancing Dora (2¼L) 25/1 64 35
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-0 h1 13/16 Ramchandani Road (11L) 33/1 66 22
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-9 6/8 Captain Peg (11½L) 16/1 67 13
9
(15)
What A Tiger silk
What A Tiger
J: K Matsunyane
T: F P Habib
Was held in seventh (at Vaal over this distance) last month; not really built on success in a juvenile plate last February at Vaal; headgear removed
00067-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 68
Days: 46
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-11 b 7/14 Esquevelle (5¼L) 16/1 72 45
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-7 b 6/16 Ramchandani Road (4¼L) 75/1 75 44
20 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-3 b 10/14 Dancing Dora (6½L) 20/1 80 36
26 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-10 11/16 Midnight Badger (12L) 100/1 86 15
12 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-6 10/10 Irfaans Boy (9¾L) 25/1 85 16
5 Mar 22 Tur Turffontein 5f 9-6 4/5 Set To Go (7½L) 2/1 - 27
10
(6)
Dark Tide silk
Dark Tide
J: M K Katjedi 6
T: F Bronkhorst
Not disgraced when tenth (Vaal Classic) over Christmas; has won here before
63310-
Age: 6
Weight: 8-12
OR: 59
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-6 10/11 In The Ether (3¾L) 25/2 59 36
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-1 1/8 Laetitia's Angel (1¼L) 7/2 53 -
3 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-6 3/7 In The Ether (¾L) 18/10 53 28
24 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 7-10 3/9 Admiralty Arch (2¾L) 9/2 53 47
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-11 6/11 After Hours (4½L) 25/2 56 34
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-10 9/12 Secret Giver (9½L) 5/1 59 7
11
(12)
Power Ranger silk
Power Ranger
J: M Yeni
T: R R Magner
Ahead of Black Burner and Dark Tide when fifth (beaten just under 3l) over Christmas (Vaal Classic); just a sole success to his name but he is consistent; good record with M Yeni, who is restored to the saddle here; was an encouraging second five races ago and if in the same mood has to be taken very seriously
27845-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 59
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-10 b 5/11 In The Ether (2¾L) 9/2 60 43
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-7 b 4/13 Timbavati River (3¾L) 28/10 62 43
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-11 8/16 Ramchandani Road (5¼L) 7/2 64 41
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 7/11 After Hours (5L) 13/10 64 38
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-4 2/11 Kalahari Blue (1½L) 9/4 64 60
1 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-2 4/11 Corvette Captain (1¾L) 11/10 65 58
12
(14)
Feather The Nest silk
Feather The Nest
J: K De Melo
T: S J Gray
Last of eight here over 5½f last month; generally modest form since fillies handicap success at Vaal last March; ought to be in the mix on the pick of her form
96588-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 58
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-8 8/8 Dark Tide (6L) 25/2 60 -
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-1 8/14 There She Goes (7½L) 6/1 63 33
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-4 b 5/13 Timbavati River (3¾L) 14/1 63 41
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-11 6/14 Wings Of Nike (3L) 10/1 64 45
4 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-12 9/11 Texas Red (5L) 25/2 65 41
22 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-2 4/10 Mythical Dream (3¼L) 25/2 66 47
13
(4)
Twice As Wild silk
Twice As Wild
J: P Mxoli
T: G J Maroun
Comfortably held in eighth here over 7f last month; a long time since her last success
26908-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 56
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-4 8/9 Quantum (13L) 25/2 60 2
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-1 10/14 There She Goes (9½L) 33/10 63 26
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 9/12 After Hours (8L) 14/1 65 -
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
14
(7)
Big City Girl silk
Big City Girl
J: J Greyling
T: C Spies
Not beaten too far (2½l) on Thursday (Vaal Classic); a long time since she saw any reward for her efforts but potentially on a good mark; needs to be respected if backing up last run
5664-5
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 55
Days: 4
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-5 b 5/12 Aniara (2¼L) 4/1 55 28
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 7-11 b 4/14 Lil Miss Moneybags (2¾L) 25/2 54 34
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 7-12 b 6/10 Trident King (4L) 25/1 54 41
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-5 b 6/14 There She Goes (6½L) 8/1 56 31
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-6 b 5/11 Strange Magic (3½L) 9/2 56 -
22 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-3 b 9/12 Tulip Tree (8¾L) 16/1 56 51
15
(2)
Bridge Of Spies silk
Bridge Of Spies
J: Wes Marwing
T: D C Pretorius
Was a close runner-up here last month and on a good mark based on best form; not beaten too far at 5-1 when fifth of eight (handicap) last month at Vaal Classic; is easing down the weights
00525-
Age: 7
Weight: 8-4
OR: 51
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-6 5/8 Quick Run (4½L) 5/1 53 20
3 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-5 2/7 In The Ether (hd) 10/1 48 29
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-3 5/9 Dancing Dora (3¼L) 66/1 48 53
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-3 10/10 Back To Basics (11½L) 50/1 48 11
4 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-7 10/11 Texas Red (7¾L) 40/1 50 28
8 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-3 5/13 Trust The Fire (5½L) 100/1 50 37
16
(17)
Giancarlo silk
Giancarlo
J: M Thackeray
T: D Nieuwenhuizen
Has won here in the past but largely disappointing since successful in a maiden plate at Turffontein Standside last May; no impression when seventh (handicap) at Vaal Classic last month; makes limited appeal
08707-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
OR: 54
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-4 e/s 7/8 Quick Run (8¼L) 33/1 59 6
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 7-10 b 13/13 Timbavati River (18L) 33/1 63 -
24 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-4 7/9 Admiralty Arch (7½L) 40/1 63 29
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-3 8/8 Irontail (8¾L) 50/1 69 -
20 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-8 b 12/14 Dancing Dora (9¼L) 50/1 72 22
10 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-6 10/10 Call Me Master (13½L) 33/1 76 -
17
(10)
King Of Venus silk
King Of Venus
J: Reserve 1
T: S G Tarry
Off the mark (this trip, Vaal Classic, maiden plate) over Christmas, getting the job done by just over 2l; first go in a handicap; has to be respected
/4021-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 68
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 8-11 b 1/12 Silk Garden () 4/1 59 49
15 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 b 2/10 Lover's Lane (hd) 25/2 56 13
27 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 10/11 Otto Luyken (13L) 40/1 59 -
1 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 4/9 Ignatius (11½L) 15/2 - 6
25 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 8/11 Ocean Warrior (18½L) 20/11 - -
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 4/11 Ablaan (3¾L) 4/1 - 41
18
(1)
Freedom Dancer silk
Freedom Dancer
J: Reserve 2
T: D C Pretorius
00098-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-3
OR: 40
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-3 b 8/8 Quick Run (14L) 66/1 50 -
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-3 9/9 Dancing Dora (25L) 66/1 50 -
19 May 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 8-5 b 11/12 Double Magic (13½L) 80/1 50 14
24 Mar 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-7 10/10 Chyavana (10½L) 50/1 52 12
19 Feb 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-7 10/10 Sabrina Fairchild (10L) 40/1 53 14
12 Feb 22 Tur Turffontein 5f 8-10 4/12 Imposing Angel (5L) 100/3 53 48
Verdict

Written In Stone may not be the force of old, and King Of Venus is likely to attract market support. However, POWER RANGER has an obvious shout. He is expected to confirm placings after he got the better of Black Burner and Dark Tide over Christmas and can't be faulted for consistency.

Verdict silk image
Power Ranger
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