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17 January 2023
Tuesday 17th January

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Racing240 For Racing. For You Graduation Plate (f & M)(For 1 & 2 Time Winners & Maidens (F & M)) Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 1m
Runners
6

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(5)
Orarari Gold silk
Orarari Gold
J: M Yeni
T: C J Lensley
Finished fourth but wasn't beaten too far (3½l, this distance Turffontein Standside, fillies Grade 3) two months ago
51464-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 101
Days: 60
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 4/12 Emirate Gina (3½L) 10/1 101 54
29 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 6/13 Miss Daisy (4½L) 25/2 101 46
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 4/9 Captain Peg (1¾L) 5/1 101 46
10 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-0 1/6 Feather Boa () 25/2 101 68
30 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 8f 9-6 5/14 Canadian Summer (1½L) 14/1 - 74
28 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 1/13 Tulip Tree (4L) 33/20 - 44
2
(1)
Tipsy Tarragon silk
Tipsy Tarragon
J: C Habib
T: A P Peter
Finished towards the rear in the Grade 1 Fillies Guineas at Kenilworth latest; debut for new trainer; unlikely to achieve more than just a supporting role
11600-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 95
Days: 45
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Dec 22 Ken Kenilworth 8f 9-6 12/14 Make It Snappy (8¼L) 66/1 95 45
12 Nov 22 Ken Kenilworth 7f 9-6 12/13 Ciao Bella (6¼L) 10/1 95 51
1 Oct 22 Dur Durbanville 7f 7-13 6/7 Santa Maria (3¼L) 5/2 95 39
31 Jul 22 Ken Kenilworth 7f 9-2 1/9 Time Flies (3¼L) 5/2 89 59
8 Jun 22 Ken Kenilworth 7f Md 9-6 1/10 Echo Of Life (1¼L) 33/20 - 36
11 May 22 Ken Kenilworth 6f Md 9-6 3/13 Distinction (4¾L) 33/1 - 31
3
(4)
Tulip Tree silk
Tulip Tree
J: R Simons
T: S T Pettigrew
Produced a good effort to finish runner-up (this trip Turffontein Standside, fillies handicap) two weeks ago; not the biggest surprise to see her go well
2211-2
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 90
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-3 2/7 Terra Time (1½L) 3/1 88 43
22 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-12 1/12 Asiye Phambili (hd) 11/2 81 90
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 - -
4
(2)
High Roller silk
High Roller
J: R Munger
T: C Binda
Despite a poor last run, she had been running well previously; last of five over this trip (stakes race) at Vaal 38 days ago; not hard to turn elsewhere
32215-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-5
OR: 86
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 5/5 Follow My Path (10L) 6/4 86 20
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-3 1/10 Raratonga Rose (½L) 7/2 83 44
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f NvHc 8-12 2/8 Vesuvio (1¼L) 7/2 83 68
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-10 2/11 Seconda Errore (½L) 5/2 83 60
22 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 8-0 3/6 Pyromaniac (3L) 125/1 83 46
26 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 8-11 1/15 Berengaria (1¼L) 40/1 - 11
5
(3)
Que Ceu Azul silk
Que Ceu Azul
J: S Khumalo
T: J A Soma
Went close at 7-2 last month at Turffontein Standside appreciating the fitting of blinkers
04182-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 85
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-3 b 2/9 Quantum (hd) 7/2 82 55
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 8/12 Emirate Gina (8L) 33/1 82 38
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 1/12 Cape Lights (2L) 10/1 - 82
14 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 8-11 4/10 Bird In Space (1¾L) 33/1 - 29
7 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-3 15/20 Time Fo Orchids (7¾L) 66/1 - -
6
(6)
Gimmealight silk
Gimmealight
J: K De Melo
T: P F Matchett
Things didn't pan out for her when favourite (7l third, over this distance, Turffontein Standside) two weeks ago; has claims
12-3
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 82
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-3 3/9 United Council (7¼L) 33/20 82 29
10 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-5 2/12 Winter Greeting (1½L) 5/1 81 42
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 1/15 Mighty Goddess (shd) 40/1 - 42
Verdict

This is not an easy race to assess even though we only have a small field but a case can be made for TULIP TREE. Gimmealight is considered although might not get the trip.

Verdict silk image
Tulip Tree
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