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26 January 2023
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Book A Table Call 011-681-1796 Maiden Plate(For all Maidens. R15 000 Win bonus ROA Members) Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 1m 1f
Runners
8

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Harold The Duke silk
Harold The Duke
J: P Mxoli
T: D N Stenger
Not beaten too far at 100-1 when fourth of ten in a maiden plate (Vaal Classic) over this distance over Christmas; yet to win, defeats are stacking up
59544-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 58
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 b 4/10 American Star (5L) 100/1 48 -
8 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 b 4/8 Top Sail (10½L) 16/1 50 41
15 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 12f Md 9-6 b 5/9 Twice In Camden (40L) 6/1 54 -
23 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 12f 8-7 b 9/10 Arlington Action (21L) 40/1 57 -
26 Jul 22 Vaa Vaal 10f MdHc 9-4 b 5/8 Master Of Coin (6L) 17/2 64 14
23 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-6 4/10 Good Council (13½L) 11/2 68 -
2
(6)
Battleground silk
Battleground
J: S Khumalo
T: M N Houdalakis
Has shown enough to suggest he could get his nose in front one day; had a couple of these behind him when second at Vaal Classic (maiden plate) over Christmas; big run looks on the cards
5222-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 76
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-2 2/10 American Star (2¼L) 30/100 76 -
29 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 9f Md 9-6 2/7 African Torrent (shd) 63/100 - -
30 Aug 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 2/6 Now I Got You (2¼L) 7/1 - 33
28 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 5/15 Without Equal (4L) 25/2 - 26
3
(3)
Circus Lights silk
Circus Lights
J: M Khan
T: G J Maroun
Third of eight when sent off 25-1 (maiden plate) over Christmas (Vaal Classic); if stepping up from most recent effort should not be far away
75843-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 69
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-4 3/8 Black Lightning (2½L) 25/1 67 31
3 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-4 4/9 Bright Blue Sky (4½L) 40/1 63 49
15 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 e/s 8/10 Lover's Lane (11L) 20/1 65 -
6 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 p 5/11 Fostinovo (7½L) 50/1 65 24
6 Oct 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 7/11 Eye Of The Prophet (6¾L) 25/1 - 18
3 Sep 22 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-2 6/9 Mythical Dream (5¾L) 66/1 - 19
4
(5)
Elducino silk
Elducino
J: M K Katjedi 6
T: R Klaasen
Comfortably beaten finishing sixth in a maiden plate at Vaal Classic three weeks ago
77-6
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 64
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 8-9 6/9 Bowl First (6L) 40/1 - 12
3 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-1 7/8 We'Ve Got Tonight (11L) 25/1 - 32
15 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-4 7/10 Lover's Lane (9½L) 20/1 - -
5
(2)
Pedasos silk
Pedasos
J: M Yeni
T: C J Lensley
Upped to this trip in a maiden plate at Vaal Classic over Christmas finishing 8l behind the winner; ought to be on the premises
978-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 64
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-2 8/10 American Star (8L) 100/1 - -
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 7/10 Fog Bank (10½L) 100/1 - -
17 Nov 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 9/12 World's Best (15½L) 66/1 - -
6
(4)
Labrausco silk
Labrausco
J: S Sosibo 6
T: G J Maroun
Ninth of 12 in a maiden plate at Turffontein Standside ten days ago; generally been out of sorts of late and 18th attempt to break his duck; hard to ignore as trainer in good form
667-59
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 61
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 8-11 b 9/12 Vitellius (8L) 66/1 58 4
10 Jan 23 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 8-11 b 5/13 Stroke Of Mercy (5½L) 125/1 58 27
29 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 7-11 b 7/11 In Cahoots (5¾L) 100/1 59 -
13 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-4 6/8 Midnight Crystal (7½L) 66/1 51 -
3 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-4 6/7 In The Ether (9L) 25/1 55 -
6 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 8-3 7/7 Alfaatik (11½L) 40/1 54 -
7
(8)
Paschals Njaro silk
Paschals Njaro
J: Wes Marwing
T: W C Marwing
Well beaten when ninth (maiden plate) last month at Vaal Classic; a lot on his plate
09-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: -
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 22 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 9/10 Fog Bank (20L) 100/1 - -
18 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-4 13/15 Munchkin (28L) 66/1 - -
8
(7)
Antananarivo silk
Antananarivo
J: N Klink
T: C Dawson
Could not manage better than tenth 14 days ago (Vaal Classic) stepped up to 1m½f; she takes on the boys here; she's hard to fancy
8-0
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: -
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jan 23 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 10/16 Three Strands (8L) 66/1 - 30
3 Dec 22 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 8/11 Silver Hills (16½L) 33/1 - 1
Verdict

This distance may be a bit longer than Circus Lights wants while Pedasos is capable of better than he showed last time. But BATTLEGROUND gets a firm vote. He is expected to confirm placings after he got the better of Harold The Duke and Pedasos over Christmas.

Verdict silk image
Battleground
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