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

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 6f
Runners
8

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(6)
Swing Upon A Star silk
Swing Upon A Star
J: G Lerena
T: S G Tarry
Finished runner-up dropped to 5f in a graduation plate 12 days ago here; is a player with trainer in good form
3123-2
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 106
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 2/6 Karangetang (2½L) 9/4 106 53
6 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 3/6 Tamarisk Tree (4¼L) 7/1 106 82
15 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 2/10 Moonshiningthrough (2¼L) 10/1 106 65
30 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 6f 9-6 1/11 Sun Blushed (shd) 14/1 - 74
18 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 8f 9-6 3/7 Countdown (5¾L) 6/4 - 32
27 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-4 2/9 Runaway Song (2¼L) 4/1 85 72
2
(3)
Tsar Bomba silk
Tsar Bomba
J: K De Melo
T: J J Van Vuuren
Only finished third of six despite odds of 56-100 (Turffontein Standside) latest; has winning form at this course; needs to be respected
1313-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 95
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-2 3/6 Star Coin (3½L) 56/100 95 56
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-12 1/8 Rule By Force (3¼L) 83/100 88 -
15 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 3/10 Moonshiningthrough (4½L) 14/10 88 53
29 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 1/9 Fly Isabella Fly (5¼L) 11/2 - 60
3
(7)
Expeditioner silk
Expeditioner
J: K Matsunyane
T: C Dawson
Last of nine in November (Turffontein Standside); others appeal more
12149-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 84
Days: 67
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-6 9/9 Kentallen Bay (12L) 6/1 84 119
27 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-11 4/8 Anfields Rocket (3¾L) 10/1 84 42
17 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-7 1/11 Metallic Gold () 13/10 78 68
9 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-9 2/12 Duke Of Sussex (1L) 11/2 77 -
7 May 22 Gre Greyville 6f Md 9-6 1/11 Shesakinda Magic (5¾L) 1/2 74 48
26 Apr 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 2/14 Time Silhouette (1L) Evs - 38
4
(1)
Texas Red silk
Texas Red 1
J: M K Katjedi 6
T: A B Fortune
Found life tough when 12l back in sixth here over 5f over Christmas; has won here in the past; passed over
31636-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-5
OR: 84
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-0 h1 6/7 Umthombo Wolwazi (12L) 5/2 84 23
8 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-5 h1 3/6 Tanganga (2¼L) 7/2 84 61
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-9 h1 6/14 Samuel Salt (4¼L) 10/1 84 -
4 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-6 1/11 Admiralty Arch (hd) 9/2 79 65
3 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f NvHc 7-10 3/9 Power Broker (2½L) 7/1 78 56
11 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-2 1/7 Williamthefighter (2L) 6/4 - 43
5
(5)
Lil Miss Moneybags silk
Lil Miss Moneybags
J: R Munger
T: A B Fortune
Not disgraced in fifth at 5-2 two weeks ago here over 5f; has won here before
151-5
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 82
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 8-6 5/7 May Queen (4¼L) 5/2 82 39
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-2 1/14 There She Goes (2L) 11/2 76 52
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Hc 9-0 5/14 Wings Of Nike (2¾L) 9/2 76 47
20 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-4 1/14 Princess Ilaria () 13/10 - 43
6
(4)
Stroke Of Mercy silk
Stroke Of Mercy
J: M Yeni
T: C J Lensley
Landed Turffontein Standside maiden plate in good style two weeks ago running over this trip, breaking his duck; decent effort when a close third here last month
3883-1
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 76
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 1/13 Rockingthetimeaway (4¼L) 5/1 72 46
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-1 3/11 Tre Amici (1¾L) 16/1 73 36
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 8/17 Winter Greeting (7½L) 6/1 75 -
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 b 8/15 Munchkin (20L) 16/1 75 -
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 3/11 Futurewolff (½L) 7/2 - -
29 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 3/9 Tsar Bomba (7L) 5/1 - 35
7
(2)
Angel Of War silk
Angel Of War
J: R Simons
T: P F Matchett
May still have more to offer with few miles on the clock; unfancied when going close (this trip Turffontein Standside, handicap) two weeks ago
41/0-3
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 74
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-10 3/9 Arbitrator (½L) 25/1 74 52
6 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-5 12/12 Voldemort (24L) 17/2 79 -
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 1/9 Jet Blast (1¼L) 20/3 81 26
29 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 4/8 Laird Of Breedon (1L) 20/11 - 49
8 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-6 3/12 William Robertson (5¼L) 25/3 - 41
22 May 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 3/8 Bard Of Avon (6L) 25/2 - 38
8
(8)
Mix The Magic silk
Mix The Magic
J: J R Syster
T: P P Labuschagne
Has looked regressive of late; no impression when fifth over Christmas (over 7f here); others perhaps more persuasive
53705-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 55
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 8-9 b 5/11 In Cahoots (5¼L) 14/1 56 -
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-1 b 10/10 Angel's Wish (5¾L) 10/1 58 17
1 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-8 b 7/11 Corvette Captain (4L) 14/1 60 45
6 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-5 b 3/13 Princess Philippa (1½L) 25/1 60 -
16 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-8 b 5/9 Laetitia's Angel (2½L) 14/1 63 56
14 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 8-11 b 5/6 Alabama Anna (8L) 33/1 66 24
Verdict

This is a competitive race but TSAR BOMBA can prove superior. He should be forgiven a poor latest run and has won at the course before. Swing Upon A Star will attract market support.

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Tsar Bomba
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