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18 January 2023
Wednesday 18th January

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Follow In The Box Seat Podcast Mr 73 Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 7f
Runners
9

Type
All Weather

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Mac Hardy silk
Mac Hardy
J: R Khathi
T: W A Nel
Creditable sixth in a handicap 51 days ago (over 5½f here); this only his second handicap start
216-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 67
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-8 6/8 Leslies Pathtofame (2¾L) 15/4 67 -
7 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f Md 9-6 1/7 Lord Edward (2¼L) 2/1 - 39
21 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 6f Md 9-6 2/6 Anotherdayinafrica (¾L) 8/1 - 40
2
(2)
Gentleman's Way silk
Gentleman's Way
J: M Yeni
T: D S Bosch
Beaten 4l when sixth of nine but didn't run badly at 9-2 (handicap) in September at Greyville; suited to this type of track and specialist here with five wins; drops in class and one to watch out for
53216-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-6
OR: 73
Days: 115
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 9-1 b 6/9 Manhatten Cafe (4L) 9/2 73 63
14 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 9-5 b 1/9 Track Commander (2½L) 2/1 68 86
5 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-2 b 2/7 Clean Slate (shd) 33/10 68 62
3 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-12 b 3/11 Queue Wing (¾L) 13/2 68 47
11 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 8-11 b 5/12 Mr Pigalle (2½L) 8/1 69 55
27 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-10 b 5/8 Running Rifles (2¼L) 20/1 71 49
3
(3)
Head Gardener silk
Head Gardener
J: K Matsunyane
T: K Naidoo
Not disgraced when seventh in a handicap at Greyville on New Year's Day; only win came on Turf; may have to settle for supporting role
0642-7
Age: 4
Weight: 8-3
OR: 54
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 8-4 b 7/10 Bend The Rules (4L) 16/1 55 27
7 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-7 b 2/7 Diani (1¼L) 16/1 52 61
25 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-6 b 4/9 High Velocity (2¼L) 20/1 52 38
9 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-3 6/13 Trade War (4L) 100/1 52 33
23 Sep 22 Fai Fairview 9f Hc 8-3 14/15 War Man (16½L) 66/1 56 -
2 Sep 22 Fai Fairview 7f Hc 8-10 b 15/16 Ushuaia (22L) 33/1 60 -
4
(4)
Wave Warrior silk
Wave Warrior
J: T Godden
T: P B Muscutt
Finished eighth, beaten a fair distance, (this distance, Greyville, handicap) on New Year's Day; something to find with Crested Eagle (sixth) on that performance; yet to win over this distance
1319-8
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 74
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-1 b 8/10 Camora (7L) 16/1 74 42
10 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 9-0 b 9/10 Manhatten Cafe (4¾L) 28/10 74 47
2 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 9f Hc 7-11 b 1/9 High Moon (3L) 5/1 69 -
14 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 9-5 b 3/9 Gentleman's Way (3½L) 13/2 69 74
17 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 8f Md 9-6 b 1/7 Captain Catman (1½L) 2/1 69 45
24 Jul 22 Sco Scottsville 7f Md 9-6 b 7/13 Fire Lord (5¼L) 7/1 69 60
5
(5)
High Velocity silk
High Velocity
J: S Hlengwa 6
T: G B Puller
Narrow success in a handicap here over 6f last month (had Captains Walk back in seventh); competing off a higher rating; up in class but should be on the premises
16281-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 62
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-4 b 1/9 Get Carter (¾L) 6/1 58 53
14 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-12 b 8/12 Gimme A Rainbow (3¼L) 10/1 58 54
28 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-9 b 2/10 White Cedar (shd) 7/1 54 48
7 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-9 b 6/9 Joshua Hotsnake (2½L) 7/1 54 53
25 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-6 b 1/9 Movie Magic () 28/10 51 47
19 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-4 b 6/8 Brave Voyager (6¾L) 13/2 52 38
6
(6)
Captains Walk silk
Captains Walk
J: C F Dicken
T: K Naidoo
Held here last month by High Velocity (handicap) when 50-1 seventh of nine; competes off a lower mark; not likely to get competitive given likely stiffer task
31707-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 58
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-7 b 7/9 High Velocity (4¼L) 50/1 61 40
2 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-3 b 11/11 Get Carter (4¾L) 20/1 62 37
26 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-8 b 7/7 Preemptive Strike (2L) 20/1 62 36
10 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 6f Md 9-6 b 1/8 Saka Gold () 17/2 57 46
2 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 7f Md 9-6 b 3/8 Agressivo (1½L) 5/2 57 38
26 Aug 22 Fvw Fairview 7f Md 9-6 b 3/9 Dammi (2¼L) 11/2 58 42
7
(7)
Crested Eagle silk
Crested Eagle
J: R A Venniker 3
T: D I Campbell
Fair effort (handicap) on New Year's Day at Greyville; now drops in class but he can be taken on
8164-6
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 70
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-10 6/10 Camora (1¾L) 7/1 70 59
13 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-9 4/11 Strawberry Bear (½L) 10/1 70 67
9 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 8f 9-3 6/8 Iron Will (7½L) 33/1 70 39
21 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-0 1/9 White Cedar (nk) 14/1 66 70
31 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-9 b 8/9 Father's Frost (9¼L) 16/1 69 34
14 Aug 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 8-10 b 11/13 Putins Promise (14½L) 20/1 71 25
8
(8)
Count Marsh silk
Count Marsh
J: K De Melo
T: R A Hill
Loves this track (four course wins) and likes tight tracks; a close third (handicap) 51 days ago (over 1m here); a leading player
21313-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 73
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 9-3 b 3/7 Mr Molony (¼L) 7/2 73 46
2 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-9 b 1/8 Botz (½L) 28/10 70 65
21 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-7 b 3/9 Crested Eagle (1½L) 11/10 69 68
31 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-7 b 1/9 High Velocity (2L) 14/10 65 65
25 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-4 b 2/12 Valencia (shd) 5/2 62 58
6 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-9 b 1/10 Father's Frost (1L) 6/1 58 60
9
(9)
El Dante silk
El Dante
J: M V'Rensburg
T: M J Odendaal
Creditable seventh (handicap) on Sunday (Scottsville); unlikely to trouble the principals
21/8-7
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 67
Days: 3
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Jan 23 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 8-10 7/12 Quest For The Best (2L) 16/1 67 51
28 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-6 8/12 All The Time (7½L) 10/1 67 33
21 Jul 21 Sco Scottsville 7f Md 9-6 1/12 Whispers Of War (1L) 20/3 - 75
21 Jun 21 Gre Greyville 6f Md 9-6 2/10 Quest For The Best (2¼L) 17/2 - 38
Verdict

Gentleman's Way looks a serious threat while High Velocity has to be on the shortlist, although he could struggle to defy a hike in the weights. But COUNT MARSH has an obvious shout. He has won twice over this CD and will be suited by the tight track.

Verdict silk image
Count Marsh
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