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Next Vaal Racemeeting Thursday 2 February Mr 66 Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 1m 2f
Runners
13

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
Bally Magic silk
Bally Magic
J: K De Melo
T: C Dawson
No impression when eighth of nine in a handicap three weeks ago here over 1m1f; good record with K De Melo, who is restored to the saddle here; has been eased in the weights; dropping in class and he should go close
6185-8
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 68
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-1 b 8/9 African Torrent (8L) 25/1 69 -
20 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-8 b 5/8 Arlington Action (3L) 7/2 70 16
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 9-6 8/9 Pragmatist (13L) 11/2 69 14
24 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-11 1/11 Last Cheer (hd) 11/2 63 19
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-3 6/12 Never To Clever (4½L) 25/1 65 -
3 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 6f NvHc 8-3 6/9 Power Broker (6¼L) 40/1 67 41
2
(4)
Monsieur Chevelle silk
Monsieur Chevelle
J: M K Katjedi 6
T: P F Matchett
Comfortably beaten into fourth two weeks ago here; has won previously at this course; entitled to respect despite defeat last time as he was successful two runs ago
1631-4
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 68
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 12f 7-12 4/10 Opera Glass (5L) 17/2 68 -
8 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-2 1/7 Apache Fighter (hd) 25/2 64 -
26 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 8-10 3/6 Exceeder (3L) 7/1 66 57
12 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 9-3 6/12 Lucretius (5L) 16/1 66 55
22 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 10f Md 9-3 1/11 Dawn Mission () 7/2 62 18
14 Aug 22 Sco Scottsville 12f Md 9-6 4/8 Osceola (2½L) 28/10 62 -
3
(13)
Mirren silk
Mirren
J: P Strydom
T: B/Y Botes / Vosloo
Fair effort when beaten 2l over this trip at Turffontein Standside last Monday; has posted some fair efforts in defeat and should give it a shot
4359-4
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 67
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-3 4/5 Dark Travel (2L) 11/2 68 4
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 10f 9-1 9/12 Raratonga Rose (6½L) 13/2 69 33
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-6 5/7 Special Charm (6¼L) 9/2 70 -
3 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-4 3/9 Franklin (4¼L) 7/1 71 50
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-5 4/7 Cape Bouquet (3½L) 7/1 71 -
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 10f 9-1 4/7 Master Of Coin (3L) 33/10 71 57
4
(3)
Royal Mazarin silk
Royal Mazarin
J: R Danielson
T: J A Soma
A while since he has been in the winners' enclosure; finished ninth dropped back to 1m4f in a handicap over Christmas finishing 17l behind the winner; dropping in the weights; blinkers now left off
66249-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 67
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-0 b 9/11 Poets Warrior (17L) 6/1 68 -
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 14f 9-6 b 4/5 Cape Bouquet (4½L) 7/2 68 -
6 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 8-11 b 2/7 Alfaatik (1¼L) 3/1 65 -
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-6 b 6/7 Cape Bouquet (5L) 8/1 65 -
15 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 8-8 b 6/6 Arlington Action (7¼L) 25/2 68 20
23 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 9-3 b 5/10 Arlington Action (4½L) 7/1 68 27
5
(12)
Gregor Macgregor silk
Gregor Macgregor
J: J P v'd Merwe
T: J S Roux
Finished last of 11 (handicap) here over 1m4f behind two of these over Christmas; been eased in the ratings by the handicapper; now drops in class but one to tread carefully with
31650-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 66
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-0 11/11 Poets Warrior (22L) 25/2 68 -
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 10f 9-6 5/12 Raratonga Rose (4L) 20/1 68 48
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-3 6/11 Flag Bearer (7½L) 16/1 68 50
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-6 1/10 Greenbackcurrency (3L) 18/10 58 -
27 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 3/11 Otto Luyken (½L) 8/1 58 -
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 4/12 King Of Rome (1¾L) 25/1 58 47
6
(9)
Pacific Express silk
Pacific Express
J: M Yeni
T: B/Y Botes / Vosloo
Beaten narrowly when favourite upped to 1m4f in October on her second outing for this trainer; makes handicap debut; likely to be a leading contender
0412-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-5
OR: 77
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 8-6 2/7 Cape Bouquet (½L) 33/10 77 -
29 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Md 9-6 1/7 Inner Sense (2¾L) 72/100 - -
23 Jul 22 Ken Kenilworth 8f Md 9-6 4/9 Lucy The Pink (1½L) 100/1 - 40
8 Jun 22 Ken Kenilworth 6f Md 9-0 13/13 Fun Zone (14L) 100/1 - 7
7
(11)
Nuclear Force silk
Nuclear Force
J: G Lerena
T: E Verdonese
Upped to 1m4f at Turffontein Standside when opening his account over Christmas, springing a 14-1 surprise to win a maiden plate; now handicapping; has to be considered
7941-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 76
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 12f Md 9-0 1/7 Main Mission (¾L) 14/1 67 -
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Md 9-0 4/10 Gregor Macgregor (7¼L) 17/2 - -
28 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 9/15 Without Equal (9L) 100/1 - 7
12 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 7/8 Pinch Hit (13½L) 33/1 - -
8
(8)
Oyster King silk
Oyster King
J: R Munger
T: C I Jonker
Hasn't won for a while and no wins at this distance; last of nine in a handicap two months ago here (1m); this is a step down in class although is up against it
77079-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 64
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 9/9 Eye Of The Prophet (23L) 50/1 69 -
10 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 9-6 7/9 Pragmatist (13L) 25/1 69 15
1 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-9 10/14 Whispers Of War (7½L) 50/1 72 56
8 Oct 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-0 7/9 Tabebuia (6¾L) 40/1 74 57
10 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-2 7/9 Romeo's Magic (6¾L) 16/1 76 13
9 Aug 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-1 6/6 Vanderbilt (9L) 40/1 79 44
9
(6)
Rosy Lemon silk
Rosy Lemon
J: C Habib
T: F Bronkhorst
Never landed a blow when fourth of eight in a handicap (over 1m here) 12 days ago; has been eased in the weights
4214-4
Age: 3
Weight: 9-3
OR: 75
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 8f NvHc 8-3 4/8 Toffas (5¾L) 25/1 78 30
24 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-8 4/8 Bonete (4L) 33/1 78 -
6 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-4 1/10 Bushveld () 6/4 71 2
15 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 8-10 2/10 Future Pearl (1¾L) 5/1 72 23
1 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-2 4/13 Namaqua Blossom (3¾L) 2/1 73 32
20 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-2 4/10 Bonete (8L) 14/1 - -
10
(5)
Gilda Gray silk
Gilda Gray
J: C Maujean
T: F Bronkhorst
Has won here in the past but has lost her way recently; well beaten when sixth in first-time blinkers here over 1m when beaten a fair way (5½l) two weeks ago; makes limited appeal
2358-6
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 62
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 8f 7-11 b 6/9 Lady Calavera (5½L) 3/1 62 47
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-3 8/11 In Cahoots (7L) 5/1 63 -
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-3 5/10 Namaqua Blossom (4½L) 4/1 63 20
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-0 3/11 Strange Magic (2¾L) 6/1 63 -
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-10 2/9 Lidl Miss Sunshine (½L) 7/2 63 16
1 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 1/12 Light Of Day (shd) 9/2 61 37
11
(1)
Global Breeze silk
Global Breeze
J: P Mxoli
T: G J Maroun
Came home seventh, beaten 6l, in a handicap (over 1m1f here) three weeks ago; been eased in the ratings by the handicapper
3345-7
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 71
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-8 7/9 African Torrent (5¾L) 40/1 74 -
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-7 5/11 Twin Turbo (2¾L) 16/1 74 -
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 10f 8-11 4/12 Raratonga Rose (3L) 20/1 74 43
1 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 14f 8-7 3/5 Cape Bouquet (3L) 10/1 74 -
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-1 3/7 San Quintin (5¼L) 25/2 77 44
6 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 8-7 4/7 Alfaatik (7¼L) 10/1 78 -
12
(2)
Manz Knight silk
Manz Knight
J: S Khumalo
T: P F Matchett
Well held when fourth (pacifiers added) last June at Turffontein Standside; first start for new trainer; returns from break; others have more pressing claims
224-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 59
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Md 9-6 p 4/10 The Brief (6½L) 9/2 - 41
31 May 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 2/9 Satoshi (2¼L) Evs - 33
17 May 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 2/8 My True North (2¼L) 4/1 - 52
13
(7)
So Long Spring silk
So Long Spring
J: D Schwarz
T: T Zackey
Well beaten seventh of 11 in a handicap here (1m4f) over Christmas (had two of these rivals behind); no winning form at this trip and been generally quiet since successful in a stakes race at Turffontein Inside last February; handicapper has eased the burden; others more likely despite this looking a little easier than last time
64707-
Age: 8
Weight: 8-11
OR: 58
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 8-5 7/11 Poets Warrior (11½L) 50/1 60 -
29 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-8 11/11 Flag Bearer (21L) 100/1 60 -
16 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 7-13 7/7 Flying First Class (19L) 40/1 60 -
5 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 13f Hc 8-3 4/7 Lamborghreeni (5½L) 66/1 60 2
19 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 13f 8-8 6/16 Lamborghreeni (8L) 50/1 60 48
2 Jun 22 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 8-3 11/13 Rule Book (13L) 50/1 60 -
Verdict

Mirren should be on the shortlist but PACIFIC EXPRESS looks the one to back. Monsieur Chevelle is a course winner and warrants respect, and Nuclear Force is a major threat.

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Pacific Express
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