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26 March 2020
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Next Vaal Racemeeting Thursday 2 April MR 72 Handicap (3yo+) (Turf)

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good
Runners
15

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(6)
Mr Hugo silk
Mr Hugo
J: Sherman Brown
T: Gokhan Terzi
Last of 14 in a handicap at Turffontein Standside in January; been generally quiet since successful in a maiden plate at Vaal Classic in August; headgear now discarded; this looks a tough ask
Form: 0-8696
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
2
(17)
Roger The Dodger silk
Roger The Dodger
J: J Sampson
T: C Spies
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Went in at 30-1 on his debut at Vaal Classic; must be respected if reproducing initial effort
Form: 1
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
3
(12)
Undisclosed silk
Undisclosed t
J: L J Ferraris
T: S J Gray
Came home fifth, beaten 8l, (handicap) last week at Turffontein Inside; many recent course efforts have been encouraging
51232-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein Inside 5f Gd Hc 9-6 t 5/8 Pearl Of Siberia (8L) 9/4 - -
25 Jul 19 Vaa Vaal 7f Gd 2yMd 9-6 12/16 Rooi Tom (16L) 40/1 - -
4
(1)
Wharra Wharra silk
Wharra Wharra b
J: B Nyawo
T: S J Gray
Finished towards the rear of 16 beaten 8l in a handicap here (7f) latest; this only his second handicap outing; now drops in class but looks opposable
Form: 0160-2
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: -
Days: -
6
(14)
Written In Stone silk
Written In Stone
J: Keanen Steyn
T: B Webber
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
A couple of recent creditable course runs to his name; well beaten fourth in a handicap three weeks ago (Vaal Classic), the first won since; dropping in the ratings
407164
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 6f Gd 9-1 4/9 Mythical Bolt (4L) 15/1 - -
14 Nov 19 Vaa Vaal 6f Gd 8-3 9/17 Hawwaam (6¾L) 100/1 - -
7
(8)
Grindelwald silk
Grindelwald b
J: Gavin Lerena
T: S J Gray
Successful by 1½l (this distance, Turffontein Standside, handicap) 19 days ago (form has been boosted); a leading player with drop in class a positive
143-55
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Jan 19 Vaa Vaal 5f Gd Md 9-6 1/9 Saint Michael (nk) 6/1 - -
8
(10)
Bridge Of Spies silk
Bridge Of Spies
J: C Maujean
T: C Binda
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 35 in the last 14 days (0%)
Good effort when 3l third (handicap, Turffontein Inside) last week; wins infrequently
378-02
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein Inside 5f Gd Hc 9-3 3/8 Pearl Of Siberia (3L) 13/2 - -
20 Oct 18 Tur Turffontein Inside 6f Gd Md 9-4 2/12 Lithuanian's Dream (6¼L) 66/1 - -
9
(4)
Way Of The World silk
Way Of The World
J: Calvin Habib
T: Paul Peter
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (3%)
Been generally quiet since won a fillies maiden juvenile plate at Turffontein Inside last April; was held in eighth (Turffontein Inside, fillies handicap) five months ago; returns from break; only filly here; easy enough to take on as faces a stiffer task
-89645
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Jul 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 7f Gd 2y 8-9 7/9 Got The Greenlight (11L) 25/1 - -
10
(13)
Stop For Nothing silk
Stop For Nothing tb
J: Mathew Thackeray
T: S Moffatt
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Not beaten too far at 45-1 when fifth of 16 in a handicap here last mont
5-6003
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 19 Tur Turffontein Standside 6f Gd 9-0 tb 6/9 Mythical Bolt (18L) 50/1 - -
31 Aug 19 Tur Turffontein Inside 7.5f Gd Md 9-0 t 1/10 Arnica Montana (shd) 35/1 - -
11
(5)
Strikeitlikeamatch silk
Strikeitlikeamatch tb
J: S'manga Khumalo
T: B D Botes
On a losing run but all his winning form has come at or around this trip; not beaten far when third (this distance, Vaal Classic, apprentice handicap) last month; might have a say if reproducing most recent effort
36-038
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jul 18 Knl Kenilworth 6f Sft Hc 9-2 b 7/11 Power Grid (8½L) 8/1 - -
13
(18)
Sweet Trial silk
Sweet Trial b
J: D Schwarz
T: R R Magner
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (0%)
Tenth beaten 6l (this distance Vaal Classic, apprentice handicap) latest; posted a good effort at this track when second in 2017 but yet to win over 6f; good record under D Schwarz (partnership reunited here); passed over
01-048
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Oct 18 Tur Turffontein Inside 5f Gd 9-2 b 8/9 William The Silent (3¾L) 50/1 - -
14
(16)
We All Chomies silk
We All Chomies b
J: M Yeni
T: Paul Peter
Not always shown an awful lot since winning a maiden plate at Vaal in July but has won here in the past; couldn't land a blow when sixth of 13 (handicap, Vaal Classic) latest
Form: 679-65
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
OR: -
Days: -
15
(7)
The Makwakkers silk
The Makwakkers b
J: R Danielson
T: R R Magner
Has won here before but managed only one win; well beaten when seventh (handicap) latest (Vaal Classic); has been dropped in the weights
7487-7
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jan 20 Tur Turffontein Standside 7f Gd Hc 8-3 b 7/13 Norland (3¾L) 66/1 - -
22 Dec 18 Tur Turffontein Standside 7f Gd Md 9-4 4/15 Armstrong (4L) 18/1 - -
17
(3)
Baahir silk
Baahir b
J: R Simons
T: Dorrie Sham
Nothing wrong with his last effort, runner-up, beaten just under 2l, (this trip, Vaal Classic, apprentice handicap) last month; last a CD winner nine runs back but a number of wins on straight tracks
27-343
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Feb 18 Vaa Vaal 6f Sft Hc 8-13 4/9 Premier Show (3½L) 27/4 - -
18
(2)
Golden Man silk
Golden Man tb
J: C F Dicken 5
T: Grant Maroun
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Potentially on a good mark and useful performer in his prime; was seventh of nine, beaten 9l, (handicap) at Turffontein Inside last week
74669-
Age: 8
Weight: 8-8
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein Inside 7.5f Gd Hc 7-8 tb 7/9 Bassam (9¼L) 10/1 - -
5 May 18 Tur Turffontein Standside 5f Gd G1 9-6 tb 16/16 Attenborough (10L) 66/1 - -
3 Mar 18 Tur Turffontein Standside 6f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 2/11 Zouaves (shd) 15/1 - -
17 Feb 18 Tur Turffontein Standside 5f Gd G3 8-3 t 9/15 Champagne Haze (5½L) 36/1 - -
5
(15)
Pearl Of Siberia silk
Pearl Of Siberia b
J: Doubtful 6
T: C Binda
198-71
Age: 5
Weight: 9-12
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein Inside 5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 1/8 Waimea (1L) 11/1 - -
8 Jan 19 Vaa Vaal 5f Gd Md 8-11 b 3/15 Ice Eater (4¾L) 31/4 - -
12
(9)
Shortstop silk
Shortstop b
J: Gavin Lerena
T: R R Magner
Form: 2542-4
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: -
Days: -
16
(11)
Snow In Seattle silk
Snow In Seattle tb
J: P Mxoli 9
T: B D Botes
Form: 7-0096
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
OR: -
Days: -
Verdict

GRINDELWALD has seen the form of his latest run well advertised. Roger The Dodger and Strikeitlikeamatch are feared.

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Shortstop,

5/1 Strikeitlikeamatch,

Grindelwald,

7/1 Roger The Dodger,

10/1 Baahir,

14/1 Stop For Nothing,

Undisclosed,

Pearl Of Siberia,

Written In Stone,

Sweet Trial,

20/1 Wharra Wharra,

Bridge Of Spies,

Way Of The World,

We All Chomies,

The Makwakkers,

Snow In Seattle,

33/1 Mr Hugo,

100/1 Golden Man

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