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4 June 2024
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Champion Apprentice Of The Season - Malesela Katjedi Maiden Juvenile Plate(For 2 yo R100 000 Win BSA Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 6f
Runners
18

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(18)
Antonio Gaudi silk
Antonio Gaudi
J: P Mxoli
T: R Klaasen
Seemed to find life tough on his debut last month running here over 5f at 33-1; should be in the mix as has potential to improve
6
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 May 24 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 6/7 French Bolt (8L) 33/1 - 16
2
(17)
Bacchus silk
Bacchus 1
J: S Khumalo
T: F P Habib
Having first race; dam was a race winner
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
3
(2)
Chili Bomb silk
Chili Bomb
J: G Lerena
T: P F Matchett
Dam had winning form; his lack of experience could be a drawback, needs market confidence to make him of interest
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
4
(3)
Cockey Walk silk
Cockey Walk
J: M V'Rensburg
T: C Spies
Never posed a significant threat on his debut at Turffontein Standside (25-1); open to plenty of improvement and one to take seriously
5
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 May 24 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-0 5/8 Halcyon (12½L) 25/1 - 7
5
(12)
Destiny Fulfilled silk
Destiny Fulfilled
J: M K Katjedi
T: F P Habib
Out of a dam who was a race winner; first race; stiff task against rivals with experience and needs market confidence to make him of interest
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
6
(6)
Flight Engineer silk
Flight Engineer
J: P Strydom
T: A P Peter
Out of a winning dam; from a powerful yard; cannot be ignored
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
7
(13)
Grand Oasis silk
Grand Oasis
J: K Matsunyane
T: R Klaasen
First competitive racecourse experience; dam had winning form; this doesn't look easy against more experienced rivals so might be best to watch the betting
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
8
(8)
Hat Trick Or Treat silk
Hat Trick Or Treat
J: D De Gouveia
T: P P Labuschagne
Dam was a race winner; first competitive racecourse experience; inexperience a possible drawback so best watched
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
9
(10)
Howzit Boet silk
Howzit Boet
J: C Maujean
T: F Bronkhorst
Split Spy Story and Antonio Gaudi when fifth 19 days ago in a maiden juvenile plate when beaten 8l here; entitled to be a bit more streetwise this time and warrants respect
45
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 May 24 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 5/7 French Bolt (7¾L) 66/1 - 16
2 May 24 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-0 4/7 Master Casper (8¼L) 40/1 - 16
10
(14)
Milan's World silk
Milan's World
J: C Zackey
T: S G Tarry
Course debutants for this trainer have to be taken seriously; early foal; out of a dam who was a race winner
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
11
(15)
Quevano silk
Quevano
J: M Yeni
T: J A Soma
Early foal; dam a winner; market could reveal prospects as he might have too much on his plate this time
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
12
(9)
Seawolf silk
Seawolf
J: C Habib
T: A P Peter
Out of a winning dam; from a powerful yard; should not be far away
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
13
(5)
Skittles Skies silk
Skittles Skies
J: K A Brewer
T: P P Labuschagne
Running in first race; dam had winning form; can only be watched against horses with experience
Form:
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
14
(7)
Spy Story silk
Spy Story
J: A Mgudlwa
T: S J Gray
Posted respectable effort when beaten just under 3l in a maiden juvenile plate here last month with two of these rivals behind; he should give it a bold bid
553
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 May 24 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 b 3/7 French Bolt (2¾L) 100/1 - 34
11 Apr 24 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 9-0 5/12 Phala Millions (16L) 40/1 - -
25 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 5/6 Mount Pinatubo (17L) 50/1 - -
15
(4)
Stalwart silk
Stalwart
J: J Penny
T: P F Matchett
Upped to 7f in a maiden juvenile plate in February at Turffontein Inside when beaten 9l; has to be respected
7-456
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 103
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 6/7 Sunset Riot (9L) 80/1 - 10
1 Feb 24 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 5/6 Fire Attack (8¾L) 66/1 - 20
20 Jan 24 Tur Turffontein 5f 9-5 4/5 Dantonfromsandton (11½L) 50/1 - 20
12 Dec 23 Tur Turffontein 4f Md 9-6 7/7 Address The Nation (11L) 25/1 - -
16
(11)
Valieva silk
Valieva
J: R Danielson
T: F Bronkhorst
Finished fourth, beaten 6l, (over 5f here) last month; she is the only filly here; has to be feared
525224
Age: 2
Weight: 9-1
OR: -
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 May 24 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 4/8 Rodeo Drive (6L) 3/1 - 45
23 Apr 24 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 2/8 Kindred Heart (¾L) 4/1 - 40
9 Apr 24 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-9 2/4 Peace Of Mind (½L) 6/1 - 56
14 Mar 24 Tur Turffontein 6f 8-8 5/6 Greaterix (9¼L) 7/1 - 28
25 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 5f Md 9-6 2/7 Golden Chandelier (1½L) 25/1 - 43
10 Feb 24 Tur Turffontein 5f 8-8 5/5 Pistol Pete (9¼L) 25/2 - 30
17
(16)
Potberrie silk
Potberrie
J: Reserve 1
T: S J Gray
Could not finish better than seventh on his debut (16-1) at Turffontein Inside
7
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 May 24 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 7/9 Spring Tradition (13½L) 16/1 - -
18
(1)
Beyond The Horizon silk
Beyond The Horizon
J: Reserve 2
T: P F Matchett
Held on his debut at 80-1 at Vaal Classic; possible improver with that outing under his belt although has plenty to find
9
Age: 2
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Apr 24 Vaa Vaal 5f Md 9-6 9/9 Chocolate Soldier (18½L) 80/1 - -
Verdict

Spy Story is a major threat while Antonio Gaudi has fewer miles on the clock than a lot of these. But VALIEVA can be superior to her rivals. She should be forgiven a poor latest run.

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Valieva
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