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19 March 2024
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For Hospitality Bookings Call 011 681 1796 Middle Stakes(For horses with nett rating of 101 and belo Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 1m 4f
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(2)
Reny silk
Reny
J: K Matsunyane
T: B Crawford
On a lengthy losing run; held in ninth three weeks ago (Turffontein Standside) in a fillies Listed race; now drops in class but others more likely
5035-9
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 96
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Mar 24 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-11 9/10 Silver Hills (14½L) 40/1 101 21
23 Dec 23 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-1 5/7 Electric Gold (7L) 7/1 106 43
9 Dec 23 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 8-12 3/8 Guy Gibson (3L) 4/1 106 40
1 Jul 23 Gre Greyville 8f 9-4 e/s 10/14 Princess Calla (11½L) 40/1 106 58
11 Jun 23 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-11 5/5 Bless My Stars (3½L) 11/2 106 57
1 Apr 23 Tur Turffontein 12f 9-6 2/10 None Other (2¾L) 20/1 106 49
2
(12)
United Council silk
United Council
J: S Khumalo
T: R R Sage
Well held fifth of 13 in a fillies Listed race 51 days ago (Turffontein Standside) over this trip; solid career strike-rate; ought to be on the premises with drop in class a positive
5451-5
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 95
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 12f 9-2 e/s 5/13 Explosive Bond (6¼L) 6/1 95 -
23 Dec 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 9-4 e/s 1/7 Special Charm (¾L) 6/1 89 -
2 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-6 e/s 5/8 Damostar (4¼L) 3/1 89 22
14 Oct 23 Tur Turffontein 11f 8-11 e/s 4/9 Apache Fighter (2L) 9/2 89 63
19 Aug 23 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-6 b 5/6 Sea Anemone (4¼L) 4/1 90 64
6 Jul 23 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-3 e/s 3/10 Kwazzi's Lady (1¼L) 9/2 90 56
3
(3)
Slinky Mapimpi silk
Slinky Mapimpi
J: C Habib
T: P/J Vermeulen
Close second sent off 5-1 three weeks ago (Turffontein Inside); has to be respected
48-122
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 88
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-2 2/9 Gimme A Shot (½L) 5/1 88 -
10 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-10 2/9 Barbaresco (2½L) 20/1 87 52
16 Jan 24 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-7 1/12 Rattle Bag (1¾L) 11/2 81 -
12 Dec 23 Tur Turffontein 7f NvHc 9-4 8/11 Taegan's Champ (8L) 50/1 81 55
15 Apr 23 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-11 4/9 Aussenkehr (2¾L) 5/1 83 51
2 Feb 23 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 1/8 Fast Duty (1L) 17/100 83 -
4
(10)
Professor Snape silk
Professor Snape
J: G Lerena
T: J J Van Vuuren
Finished fourth dropped to 1m2f (blinkers back on) at Vaal Classic four weeks ago; won at Scottsville in July and ought to be competitive
163-54
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 87
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 24 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-5 b 4/5 East Coast (1¾L) 25/1 87 28
13 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 12f 9-2 5/7 Rule Book (17½L) 33/10 87 -
16 Nov 23 Vaa Vaal 12f 8-7 b 3/4 Flying Bull (3½L) 6/1 87 -
28 Oct 23 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-6 b 6/8 Scarlett Pimpernel (8L) 25/2 87 -
19 Jul 23 Sco Scottsville 13f Hc 9-3 1/11 Quantifier (2½L) 11/2 81 -
3 Jun 23 Sco Scottsville 12f Hc 9-4 b 5/13 Rockie Reef (2¼L) 11/2 81 49
5
(6)
Positive Attitude silk
Positive Attitude
J: C Maujean
T: J A Soma
CD winner including when successful by three-quarters of a length 12 days ago; on a hat-trick after last win; he should go close
52-211
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 86
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Mar 24 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-7 1/8 Out Of Your League () 33/10 81 65
8 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 13f Hc 9-1 1/5 Banha Bridge (nk) 5/2 79 17
13 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-11 2/7 Rule Book (hd) 8/1 79 -
25 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 16f 7-12 2/7 Breeze Over (3¾L) 20/1 79 -
4 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 9-3 b 5/9 Breeze Over (12L) 16/1 81 -
7 Oct 23 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-7 b 6/8 Youcanthurrylove (7¼L) 16/1 81 40
6
(13)
Twenty Drachma'S silk
Twenty Drachma'S
J: P Mxoli
T: S T Pettigrew
Creditable second (this trip Turffontein Standside, stakes race) five weeks ago; is respected
351-12
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 92
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-7 2/6 Prime Example (2L) 2/1 92 -
28 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 9-6 1/8 Monsieur Chevelle (¾L) 5/2 88 -
23 Dec 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Md 9-0 1/8 Tax Haven (10L) 9/4 79 -
28 Nov 23 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-3 5/10 Holocene (4¾L) 33/10 82 14
16 Nov 23 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-0 3/9 Exhale (1¼L) 17/10 82 26
4 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-2 2/11 Jury's Out (hd) 50/1 77 29
7
(8)
Jet Dynasty silk
Jet Dynasty
J: R A Venniker
T: S G Tarry
Not disgraced when fifth of six two weeks ago (Turffontein Standside)
15-665
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 86
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Mar 24 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-5 e/s 5/6 Poorlittlerichgirl (5L) 17/2 87 54
17 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-11 e/s 6/10 Supreme Dance (4L) 5/1 88 56
4 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-5 e/s 6/10 Home Of The Brave (3¾L) 25/2 88 17
14 Dec 23 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-9 e/s 5/7 Viva Brazil (9¾L) 7/2 88 48
25 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-6 e/s 1/11 George Handel (¾L) 10/1 85 63
28 Oct 23 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-4 e/s 4/8 Scarlett Pimpernel (1½L) 5/1 85 17
8
(5)
Mambo Come Tesio silk
Mambo Come Tesio
J: M V'Rensburg
T: M F De Kock
Finished sixth dropped back to 1m1f at Turffontein Inside 19 days ago when beaten 6l; has winning form at this course
1556-6
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 83
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-10 b 6/11 The Brief (5¾L) 33/1 83 57
28 Oct 23 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-7 b 6/9 Zeus (11L) 25/1 83 -
19 Oct 23 Vaa Vaal 12f 8-3 b 5/6 Afraad (5L) 4/1 83 -
15 Jul 23 Tur Turffontein 15f 7-12 b 5/8 American Grayson (2¾L) 14/10 83 -
18 Jun 23 Tur Turffontein 13f 7-12 b 1/10 Prime Example (1¼L) 7/2 77 76
1 Jun 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 8-6 b 1/12 Breeze Over () 25/2 74 -
9
(7)
Banha Bridge silk
Banha Bridge
J: S Moodley
T: C Dawson
Upped to 1m5f last month when going close (sent off 10-1, Turffontein Inside); form advertised by the first; capable of making an impact
02-122
Age: 7
Weight: 8-12
OR: 82
Days: 40
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 13f Hc 9-4 b 2/5 Positive Attitude (nk) 10/1 82 21
20 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-0 b 2/7 Youcanthurrylove (hd) 8/1 78 36
2 Jan 24 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-11 b 1/12 Fushimi Inari (hd) 20/1 76 -
13 Sep 23 Gre Greyville 9f Hc 9-4 b 2/8 Izapha (nk) 3/1 75 45
12 Aug 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 9-1 b 11/11 Battleground (10L) 20/1 76 -
2 Jul 23 Tur Turffontein 10f 9-6 b 3/7 Celtic Rush (3¼L) 28/10 75 38
10
(1)
Opera Glass silk
Opera Glass
J: D Schwarz
T: P P Labuschagne
Second of eight when sent off 33-1 at Turffontein Inside last week; course specialist whose record here is three wins from 11 course runs but on a long losing run
54-002
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 86
Days: 5
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Mar 24 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-2 b 2/8 Bellevarde (2½L) 33/1 86 66
20 Feb 24 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-2 b 10/11 Terra Time (7L) 40/1 88 59
28 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-11 b 12/13 Explosive Bond (19½L) 25/1 88 -
23 Dec 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 9-6 b 4/7 United Council (8½L) 6/1 89 -
30 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-6 b 5/7 Poorlittlerichgirl (5L) 8/1 90 65
28 Oct 23 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-1 b 3/9 Zeus (6¾L) 25/1 90 -
11
(4)
Afraad silk
Afraad
J: K A Brewer
T: P P Labuschagne
A winner over this course and distance; fair effort when less than a length third to Positive Attitude over C&D two weeks ago when returning to form after two disappointing runs
5166-3
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
OR: 79
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Mar 24 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-4 b 3/8 Positive Attitude (¾L) 25/1 78 57
30 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 14f Hc 9-0 b 6/8 Rule Book (5L) 10/1 78 10
4 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 9-0 b 6/9 Breeze Over (13L) 16/1 78 -
19 Oct 23 Vaa Vaal 12f 7-12 b 1/6 Black Thorn (nk) 40/1 75 -
3 Oct 23 Vaa Vaal 12f 8-8 b 5/8 Zeus (11½L) 33/1 75 -
21 Sep 23 Vaa Vaal 9f 7-12 b 5/9 Perfect Witness (4L) 100/1 77 -
12
(9)
Arlington Action silk
Arlington Action
J: K J Lihaba 3
T: T Zackey
Creditable third (Turffontein Standside) two weeks ago; a long time since his last success but has won here before
5-4353
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 77
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Mar 24 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-10 b 3/6 Poorlittlerichgirl (3L) 5/1 79 52
29 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-3 b 5/11 The Brief (5L) 20/1 81 57
25 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 10f 8-3 b 3/7 Street Art (2½L) 16/1 81 6
13 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 12f 9-2 b 4/7 Rule Book (5½L) 50/1 82 -
12 Dec 23 Tur Turffontein 14f 8-7 b 5/5 Absolute Value (18½L) 16/1 84 -
30 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 14f Hc 8-11 b 8/8 Rule Book (7¼L) 16/1 84 14
13
(11)
Leeson silk
Leeson
J: M K Katjedi
T: C J Lensley
Last of 14 over Christmas dropped down to 7½f at Vaal Classic; has won here in the past; now upped in trip and hard to see him doing much
4/690-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 75
Days: 82
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 23 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-6 b 14/14 Southern Blaze (20L) 8/1 75 15
25 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-12 b 9/11 Jet Dynasty (7¼L) 50/1 77 29
12 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 7f 7-12 b 6/9 Bavarian Beauty (5¾L) 40/1 77 52
3 Jul 22 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 9-0 b 4/8 Jaimala (6¼L) 6/1 81 61
14 Jun 22 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-2 b 1/8 Wondering Star (½L) 7/2 75 -
19 Apr 22 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-11 b 1/16 Ball Rolling (2L) 25/1 71 56
14
(14)
Namaqua Blossom silk
Namaqua Blossom 1
J: M Yeni
T: M N Houdalakis
Could not compete with Positive Attitude when fifth over C&D 12 days ago finishing 7l behind the winner; has winning form at this course but yet to win over 1m4f
3-3675
Age: 4
Weight: 7-12
OR: 76
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Mar 24 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-3 h1 5/8 Positive Attitude (6½L) 13/2 78 34
20 Feb 24 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-6 h1 7/11 Terra Time (3¾L) 20/1 79 62
28 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-3 h1 6/13 Explosive Bond (6¾L) 10/1 80 -
13 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 12f 8-6 h1 3/7 Rule Book (1½L) 4/1 80 -
23 Dec 23 Tur Turffontein 12f Hc 8-8 h1 3/7 United Council (6L) 28/10 80 -
30 Nov 23 Tur Turffontein 14f Hc 8-11 h1 2/8 Rule Book (1½L) 11/2 79 19
Verdict

There's not much between those likely to be in the mix - this trip could be a bit far for Slinky Mapimpi while Positive Attitude has winning CD form. However, the vote goes to TWENTY DRACHMA'S who will find this distance to his liking.

Verdict silk image
Twenty Drachma'S
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