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22 January 2023
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Gauteng Guineas Day 4 February Graduation Plate(For 1 & 2 Time Winners & Maidens) Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 7f
Runners
9

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Picture Perfect silk
Picture Perfect 1
J: Wes Marwing
T: W H Marwing
Has won here before; no impression when sixth of 11 (here, this distance, handicap) on Monday
5133-6
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 80
Days: 6
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-0 h1 6/11 Trident King (5½L) 25/2 80 65
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 h1 3/6 Gimme A Shot (5¼L) 33/1 80 51
29 May 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-1 3/9 Jp Two Thousand (1L) 8/1 79 68
17 May 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-6 1/15 Silly Fella (hd) 16/1 76 57
23 Apr 22 Tur Turffontein 6f NvHc 9-1 5/9 Vegas Hi Rise (6½L) 7/2 78 36
5 Mar 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 9-6 11/11 Red Saxon (36L) 50/1 78 -
2
(2)
Rain Or Shine silk
Rain Or Shine
J: M K Katjedi 6
T: R Klaasen
Got the job done by just over 2l last March at Greyville Polytrack; recent performances suggest he is still progressing; returns from a layoff; first run for trainer
3/11-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 70
Days: 307
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Mar 22 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 8-10 1/8 Straight Up (2¼L) 33/10 64 78
28 Feb 22 Gre Greyville 7f Md 9-6 1/7 Trident King (nk) 25/11 - 47
26 Jul 21 Gre Greyville 6f Md 9-6 3/12 Diedi (3L) 5/2 - 41
3
(6)
Unzen silk
Unzen
J: K A Brewer
T: R R Sage
Well beaten when last in first-time blinkers two months ago (over 1m here); could be an uphill struggle despite this looking a little easier than last time
2170-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 106
Days: 57
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 b 13/13 Union Square (21L) 14/1 108 -
29 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-0 7/16 Anfields Rocket (4½L) 17/2 108 65
1 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 1/13 Tyrconnell (½L) 14/1 - 69
22 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-2 2/9 Pendragon (3¼L) 28/10 - 29
4
(9)
Raffles silk
Raffles
J: M Yeni
T: R R Magner
Out of the frame beaten 4l (went off 16-1) over C&D in a Listed race over Christmas; that form advertised by the fourth; he should give it a bold bid with drop in class a positive
33825-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 99
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 5/10 Jimmy Don (4L) 16/1 99 96
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-6 2/6 Star Coin (2L) 4/1 99 64
29 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-0 8/16 Anfields Rocket (4½L) 16/1 99 65
1 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 3/13 Unzen (4¼L) 15/2 91 54
4 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 3/6 Feather Boa (2¾L) 9/4 91 -
2 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 7f 9-6 3/14 Mover And Shaker (2L) 40/1 - 44
5
(7)
Golden Prospect silk
Golden Prospect
J: K Matsunyane
T: S G Tarry
Out of the frame beaten 4l (went off 20-1, C&D) 20 days ago; boasts winning form over course and distance
1894-3
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 96
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-0 3/5 Royal Victory (4L) 20/1 96 49
8 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 8-10 4/6 Tanganga (3¼L) 33/20 96 54
30 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 8f 9-6 9/14 Cousin Casey (5¾L) 10/1 - 76
2 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 7f 9-6 8/14 Cousin Casey (4L) 10/1 - 50
23 Apr 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 1/6 Climate Control (2½L) 10/1 - 50
6
(8)
Houston silk
Houston
J: K De Melo
T: C Dawson
Not disgraced when fourth over C&D in November; current stable form a big plus so must be considered
18234-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 86
Days: 65
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-11 4/9 Kentallen Bay (3¼L) 28/10 88 145
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f NvHc 9-4 3/8 Vesuvio (1½L) 5/4 88 73
27 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-7 2/12 Spin Doctor (nk) 6/1 84 84
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-0 8/9 Prophet (10½L) 33/1 82 46
30 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 1/13 Umthombo Wolwazi (1½L) 6/4 - 44
6 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-2 3/11 Twice The Storm (3L) 2/1 - 39
7
(1)
Bowl First silk
Bowl First
J: G Lerena
T: J J Van Vuuren
Beaten 6l into second (1m½f, 6-1) at Vaal Classic on Thursday; ought to give it a shot despite defeat last time as he was successful two runs back
32-12
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 79
Days: 3
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-3 2/5 Argo Alley (5½L) 6/1 79 38
5 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-4 1/9 Broadway () 1/2 - 33
8 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-4 2/10 Robert Burns (1¼L) 28/10 - -
22 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-4 3/8 Covert Operator (1½L) 33/1 - 55
8
(3)
Thambi silk
Thambi
J: S Khumalo
T: P F Matchett
Well held when eighth on first run for this trainer here last week
13-8
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
OR: 81
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-1 8/11 Zuzan (5¼L) 11/2 81 41
9 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 3/9 Southern Blaze (4L) 5/1 81 55
29 May 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 1/11 Walala Wasala (1¾L) 9/4 - 43
9
(5)
La Luvia silk
La Luvia
J: P Mxoli
T: G J Maroun
Finished last of eight last month at Vaal Classic stepped up to 7½f on her second outing for this trainer; yet to win over 7f and a long time since her last win; she is the only mare here; up against it
63078-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 75
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-6 8/8 Meridius (9¼L) 100/1 80 38
24 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-6 7/10 Fostinovo (7L) 50/1 80 54
14 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-2 b 10/10 Princess Kesh (15½L) 14/1 82 29
29 May 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-2 b 3/6 Sister Light (3¾L) 9/2 84 47
14 May 22 Gre Greyville 10f 8-7 b 6/14 She's A Keeper (3¾L) 100/1 84 38
23 Apr 22 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-11 7/12 Opera Glass (3¼L) 14/1 89 -
Verdict

A wide-open event - Houston may have his stamina stretched over this trip while Golden Prospect has winning CD form. However, BOWL FIRST can prevail. He is excused a last-run blip.

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Bowl First
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