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22 January 2023
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Next Turffontein Racemeeting Thursday 26 January Classified Stakes(For horses with nett rating of 75 Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 1m 1f
Runners
10

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Celestial City silk
Celestial City
J: C Habib
T: S G Tarry
Near miss when favourite over this distance at Vaal Classic (handicap) 17 days ago; seems to be progressing nicely; yard in good form and likely to be thereabouts
12-2
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 74
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-5 2/9 African Torrent (¾L) 9/4 73 -
3 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 8f NvHc 8-8 2/5 Otto Luyken (1L) 63/100 69 25
22 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 1/10 Top Sail (½L) 5/1 - 39
2
(5)
Duke Of Rain silk
Duke Of Rain
J: M V'Rensburg
T: M N Houdalakis
Fourth, not beaten that far (14-1) last month (Vaal Classic); not really built on success in a stakes race last May at Vaal Classic; has posted some fair efforts in defeat and no surprise to see him go well
47444-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 71
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 4/8 Meridius (2L) 14/1 72 58
8 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 4/10 Eye Of The Prophet (1L) 13/2 72 56
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-12 4/9 Eye Of The Prophet (2½L) 10/1 73 56
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-1 b 7/9 Wolffs World (7L) 17/2 76 36
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-0 4/9 Tabebuia (3¼L) 10/1 76 70
25 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-5 8/8 Vanderbilt (10L) 5/1 77 41
3
(10)
Forged By Fire silk
Forged By Fire
J: R Simons
T: P F Matchett
Managed only one win but has won previously at this course; upped to 1m2f in a stakes race last month when beaten 1l to finish runner-up at Vaal Classic on his second outing for this trainer
07832-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 70
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 10f 9-6 2/12 Raratonga Rose (1L) 25/2 70 59
22 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 7-13 3/6 Total Protection (4½L) 50/1 70 39
3 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f NvHc 8-9 8/9 Power Broker (9¼L) 33/1 73 35
25 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 8-10 b 7/8 Far Away Winter (9½L) 75/1 73 15
8 Feb 22 Fvw Fairview 8f Hc 9-6 b 14/14 Royal Shindig (28L) 100/7 78 -
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f NvHc 8-5 b 5/8 Purple Panther (2¾L) 20/1 81 36
4
(4)
Romeo's Magic silk
Romeo's Magic
J: K A Brewer
T: B Warren
Has winning form at this course but out of sorts recently; upped to 1m4f at Vaal Classic over Christmas when beaten a fair way (11l)
16486-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 68
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-1 6/11 Poets Warrior (11½L) 16/1 69 -
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-5 8/11 Flag Bearer (10½L) 8/1 70 42
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 10f 9-6 4/11 Bally Magic (4½L) 11/2 70 12
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-9 6/9 Tabebuia (5L) 11/2 70 59
10 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-7 1/9 Fifth Of July () 7/1 68 29
23 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-6 4/10 Arlington Action (4¼L) 6/1 68 28
5
(3)
Time Spirit silk
Time Spirit
J: S Khumalo
T: P F Matchett
No impression when seventh of nine (stakes race) last February at Vaal; returns from break; starts out for new yard; unlikely to achieve more than just a supporting role
39/57-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 65
Days: 334
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Feb 22 Vaa Vaal 10f 8-7 7/9 The Kop (7L) 100/7 68 23
15 Jan 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-5 5/12 Zeus (5½L) 20/1 71 41
30 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 10f 8-7 9/11 Raiseahallelujah (10½L) 20/1 74 -
23 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-4 3/6 Wisteria Avenue (3L) 5/1 74 -
17 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-4 9/13 Super Handsome (7¼L) 25/11 76 31
24 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 1/6 Nussply (4¼L) 1/2 - -
6
(8)
Last Cheer silk
Last Cheer
J: R Munger
T: S J Gray
Won a fillies handicap by just under 3l on Monday here (1m2f), to return to winning ways; no winning form at this trip; warrants respect
2664-1
Age: 6
Weight: 8-10
OR: 70
Days: 6
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-3 1/10 Go Flichity (2¾L) 11/2 64 48
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-4 4/7 Bellevarde (6¼L) 14/1 67 4
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-4 6/7 Magical Flight (8L) 25/1 67 16
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-2 6/7 Special Charm (10½L) 28/10 66 -
3 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-6 2/11 Special Charm (1¼L) 4/1 66 37
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-10 2/11 Bally Magic (hd) 25/2 66 17
7
(6)
Black Lightning silk
Black Lightning
J: D B Geerthsen 6
T: F P Habib
Big price (20-1) when winning Vaal Classic maiden plate over Christmas, getting off the mark; cannot be ignored with yard in good form
46451-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
OR: 74
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-4 1/8 Puerto Plata (hd) 20/1 66 40
3 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-4 e/s,h 5/8 We'Ve Got Tonight (7L) 28/10 68 46
15 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-2 4/10 Future Pearl (3L) 16/1 63 24
27 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 6/14 Global Approach (5L) 14/1 - -
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f MdHc 8-3 p 4/11 Trident King (4¾L) 125/1 51 21
1 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-0 p 6/7 The Chosen One (11L) 50/1 - 7
8
(2)
Son Of Raj silk
Son Of Raj
J: Wes Marwing
T: W H Marwing
Well beaten ninth of 15 (Scottsville) two months ago; first run for trainer; needs to leave most recent form behind him in new headgear and others more likely
219-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
OR: 71
Days: 63
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Nov 22 Sco Scottsville 8f Hc 8-11 9/15 Riccardo (5½L) 15/2 71 42
26 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 8f Md 9-2 1/6 Uncle Lucky () 30/100 - -
2 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 7f Md 9-2 2/8 Agressivo (1L) 25/2 - 37
9
(9)
Follow My Path silk
Follow My Path
J: C Maujean
T: B B Ruiters
No wins at the trip; ran well from an unfavourable draw at Vaal Classic over Christmas when involved in the finish at 7-1 running over this distance; in with a shout
24213-
Age: 6
Weight: 8-3
OR: 59
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-6 b 3/11 Twin Turbo (¾L) 7/1 59 -
10 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 8f 8-7 b 1/5 Timeforthat (1L) 4/1 56 43
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-4 2/11 Flag Bearer (2½L) 6/1 55 55
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-11 4/11 After Hours (2¼L) 25/1 54 43
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-11 2/12 Never To Clever (1½L) 50/1 54 -
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-7 5/10 Stolen Thunder (3½L) 33/1 54 23
10
(7)
Devilish Dancer silk
Devilish Dancer
J: M Yeni
T: S J Gray
Finished last dropped back to 6f here over Christmas; on a lengthy losing run; not easy to fancy
56200-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-1
OR: 63
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-10 b 14/14 Lil Miss Moneybags (11½L) 16/1 63 8
26 May 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 b 20/20 Sybaris (79L) 17/2 66 -
12 May 22 Vaa Vaal 8f 8-11 2/16 Duke Of Rain (shd) 7/1 66 56
3 May 22 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-2 6/11 Immeasurable (6L) 14/1 68 -
21 Apr 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 5/11 Wokonda (4¾L) 6/1 69 -
7 Apr 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-3 5/12 Jp Two Thousand (5¼L) 14/1 70 37
Verdict

It's an open race but DUKE OF RAIN sets the benchmark. Celestial City is considered although might not get the trip. Last Cheer is a course winner and warrants respect, and Follow My Path is a big threat.

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Duke Of Rain
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