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25 January 2023
Wednesday 25th January

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Marula Sprint(For all horses - Non-Black Type) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 6f
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Spydas Corner silk
Spydas Corner
J: R A Venniker
T: D C Howells
Finished seventh, beaten a fair way over this trip at Greyville (stakes race) over Christmas despite a favourable draw; has won previously at this course but no wins at the trip
63537-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 92
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 6f 8-7 b 7/9 Back To Black (12L) 5/1 93 30
4 Dec 22 Sco Scottsville 6f 8-9 b 3/9 Ishnana (2L) 17/2 93 76
25 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 5f 9-0 b 5/6 Ishnana (4¼L) 7/1 95 60
2 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-6 b 3/6 Winter Flight (2½L) 11/2 95 -
26 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 8f 9-2 6/8 Prince Of Taranto (4¼L) 4/1 96 93
13 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 9-7 8/12 Priceless Ruler (5L) 16/1 97 63
2
(2)
Sikhulu silk
Sikhulu
J: C Habib
T: W/b Badenhorst/kennedy
Has won here before but his form has dipped; last of nine over this trip (stakes race) over Christmas at Greyville when behind a number of the horses he faces here; may have to settle for supporting role
21279-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 90
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 6f 8-4 h,b 9/9 Back To Black (20L) 7/1 90 -
4 Dec 22 Sco Scottsville 6f 8-6 h,b 7/9 Ishnana (5½L) 6/1 90 62
21 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-7 h,b 2/8 Justaguything (1½L) 9/2 90 76
13 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-1 h,b 1/7 Faustino (nk) 7/2 86 77
2 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-8 b 2/6 Winter Flight (½L) 33/10 84 -
11 Sep 22 Sco Scottsville 5f Hc 9-6 b 4/9 Faustino (1¾L) 10/1 86 77
3
(3)
Intrepid silk
Intrepid
J: N Patel
T: A Wright
Upped to 1m last month (Greyville) when beaten a fair way (12l) on his second outing for this trainer; is passed over
76088-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 91
Days: 40
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 9-6 8/9 Juan Carlos (12L) 25/1 93 36
21 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-4 8/8 Justaguything (11L) 10/1 95 45
22 Oct 22 Ken Kenilworth 6f Hc 8-8 13/16 Resonate (7¾L) 25/1 100 51
11 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 6f 9-6 b 6/8 William Robertson (8½L) 20/1 102 47
1 May 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 8-10 7/10 Isivunguvungu (4L) 16/1 102 70
9 Feb 22 Ken Kenilworth 6f Hc 9-4 2/6 Safe Return (1½L) 4/1 100 75
4
(4)
Wishful Girl Linn silk
Wishful Girl Linn
J: M Yeni
T: P B Muscutt
All wins have been recorded on all-weather; achieved plenty of success in this sort of company; unable to land a blow in seventh (Greyville) on New Year's Day stepped up to 1m
8246-7
Age: 6
Weight: 8-5
OR: 92
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Gre Greyville 8f 9-6 b 7/8 Canadian Summer (5¾L) 40/1 94 43
26 Nov 22 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-7 b 6/12 Alula's Star (3½L) 40/1 94 44
6 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-5 b 4/6 Passage Of Power (2L) 7/1 95 68
16 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-7 b 2/7 Sashay Away (1¾L) 20/1 95 77
26 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 8f 9-2 b 8/10 Crazy Blues (5¼L) 4/1 95 54
6 Jun 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-3 b 1/12 Petra (1¼L) 14/1 91 73
5
(5)
Pearl Of Asia silk
Pearl Of Asia
J: K De Melo
T: R A Hill
On a lengthy losing run but loves this track (three course wins); finished third of nine over this trip (Greyville) over Christmas; should not be far away
50043-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-6
OR: 108
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 6f 9-7 b 3/9 Back To Black (3½L) 4/1 110 69
13 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f 9-7 b 4/10 Winter Flight (2L) 8/1 112 76
2 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 6f 9-2 b 12/14 Val D'Orcia (4¾L) 33/1 115 83
4 Jun 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 9-3 b 13/16 Alesian Chief (7½L) 33/1 117 66
7 May 22 Gre Greyville 7f 9-6 b 5/14 Silver Operator (4¼L) 50/1 119 90
14 Apr 22 Gre Greyville 5f 9-11 b 10/10 Good Traveller (8¾L) 10/1 119 71
6
(6)
Vihaan's Pie silk
Vihaan's Pie
J: K Matsunyane
T: K Naidoo
Suited by the removal of blinkers at Greyville last month over this distance when only just held (14-1); has won here but hasn't won for a while
08272-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 94
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-1 2/9 Freestate Star (shd) 14/1 94 63
4 Dec 22 Sco Scottsville 7f Hc 9-6 b 7/7 Monashada (12½L) 10/1 94 22
18 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-6 b 2/10 Warship (1¾L) 16/1 94 63
10 Jul 22 Sco Scottsville 5f Hc 8-11 b 8/10 Vivid Jet (3L) 20/1 94 58
4 Jun 22 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-6 b 12/15 Captain's Ransom (6¼L) 66/1 94 63
1 May 22 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-6 b 7/13 Full Velocity (6¼L) 25/1 94 70
7
(7)
African Skyline silk
African Skyline
J: A Mgudlwa
T: G B Puller
All wins on all-weather; admirable career strike-rate; went down by half a length sent off 5-1 (Greyville, this distance, stakes race) over Christmas; had several of these rivals behind him; likely to be involved
21312-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 88
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 6f 8-1 2/9 Back To Black (½L) 5/1 88 68
14 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-7 1/6 Bowie (shd) 28/10 84 72
4 Sep 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 9-2 3/10 Passage Of Power (1¼L) 10/1 84 67
18 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-12 1/9 Ideal Act (¾L) 9/2 80 74
25 Apr 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-4 2/10 Mr Master Starter (1¾L) 25/2 78 89
20 Mar 22 Sco Scottsville 6f 8-3 4/13 Lunarcam (2¾L) 20/1 78 55
8
(8)
Passage Of Power silk
Passage Of Power
J: J Gates
T: R A Hill
Has won here; fair effort when beaten just under 3l at Greyville Polytrack latest
32115-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 90
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-11 b 5/10 Mr Gonzales (2¾L) 14/1 90 78
6 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-9 b 1/6 Father's Frost (½L) 9/2 86 69
4 Sep 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 9-1 b 1/10 Putins Promise () 9/2 83 71
12 Aug 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 8-12 b 2/6 Lord Wylie (1L) 18/10 83 75
18 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-2 3/9 African Skyline (1¼L) 6/1 83 71
22 Jun 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 8-12 2/8 The Tinkerman (shd) 10/1 81 62
9
(9)
Captain Fontane silk
Captain Fontane
J: S Moodley
T: G B Puller
Didn't run too badly when out of the frame here (beaten 3½l at 5-2) 52 days ago; has won here before; warrants respect
90225-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 103
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 22 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-6 5/9 Ishnana (3½L) 5/2 105 78
25 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 6f 9-3 2/9 Tempting Fate (hd) 9/4 106 89
27 Aug 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 9-7 2/7 Coin Spinner (nk) 9/4 105 88
7 May 22 Gre Greyville 7f 9-0 12/14 Silver Operator (9L) 5/1 105 70
29 Jan 22 Ken Kenilworth 5f 9-6 9/14 Bohica (4¼L) 25/2 105 62
4 Dec 21 Ken Kenilworth 8f 9-2 5/5 Seeking The Stars (4½L) 25/4 105 64
10
(10)
Aqua Bolt silk
Aqua Bolt
J: R Khathi
T: W A Nel
Creditable effort (went off 16-1) 52 days ago here (5½f); has won previously at this course and gained plenty of wins on straight tracks
41654-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 100
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 22 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-4 b 4/9 Ishnana (2½L) 16/1 100 81
13 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f 9-2 b 5/10 Winter Flight (2L) 15/2 100 72
27 Aug 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 9-2 b 6/7 Coin Spinner (2L) 6/1 100 78
28 May 22 Gre Greyville 6f Hc 9-5 b 1/9 After The Rain (shd) 5/1 96 79
16 May 22 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-6 b 4/8 Danilo Danilovitch (1½L) 10/1 96 77
20 Feb 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 9-4 b 1/9 Giacomo Puccini () 10/1 93 81
11
(11)
Pray For Rain silk
Pray For Rain 1
J: T Godden
T: D R Drier
Respectable effort 17 days ago at Greyville Polytrack; on a losing run
0262-4
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 102
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jan 23 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-7 h1 4/5 Aunty Lizzy (2¾L) 9/4 103 62
4 Dec 22 Sco Scottsville 6f 9-4 h1 2/9 Ishnana (2L) 25/2 103 82
13 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f 9-2 h1 6/10 Winter Flight (2¼L) 17/2 104 72
25 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 5f 9-6 2/6 Ishnana (1½L) 33/10 104 73
30 Jul 22 Gre Greyville 5f Hc 9-5 11/12 Isivunguvungu (7L) 14/1 107 61
18 Jun 22 Sco Scottsville 5f 9-3 5/10 Socrates (2L) 20/1 107 72
12
(12)
Ishnana silk
Ishnana
J: S Hlengwa
T: G B Puller
Likes it here (six wins) and well suited to a straight track; well beaten fourth of nine at Greyville over this trip over Christmas
51914-
Age: 8
Weight: 9-3
OR: 104
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Gre Greyville 6f 8-10 b 4/9 Back To Black (5½L) 11/2 104 59
4 Dec 22 Sco Scottsville 6f 8-9 b 1/9 Pray For Rain (2L) 20/1 98 87
13 Nov 22 Gre Greyville 6f 8-7 9/10 Winter Flight (5L) 10/1 98 59
25 Oct 22 Gre Greyville 5f 8-6 1/6 Pray For Rain (1½L) 10/1 93 74
25 Sep 22 Gre Greyville 6f 8-0 5/9 Tempting Fate (2¾L) 25/1 95 75
27 Aug 22 Sco Scottsville 6f Hc 8-5 b 7/7 Coin Spinner (2¼L) 33/1 98 75
Verdict

PEARL OF ASIA gets the nod. He is a course specialist. However, this is quite an evenly matched field; there should be plenty of market support for Captain Fontane, while Pray For Rain is considered although might not get the trip.

Verdict silk image
Pearl Of Asia
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