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Thursday, 21 November

VAAL


Race 1, Gallops, 2400m, Turf, R90.000, 12:35GMT+2

Race Summary: SHANE needed his last outing and is bred for this distance. He should make a bold bid. TURF MASTER stays well and could prove hard to catch. He rates a serious danger. BRAVE DETAIL, VOODOO, WHIPPING BOY, DEAL ME IN and CALLTOTHEBAR are looking for minor money.

Selections:
#6 Shane, #1 Turf Master, #8 Deal Me In, #10 Calltothebar

Race 2, Gallops, 1200m, Turf, R90.000, 13:10GMT+2

Race Summary: DUKE OF YORK has been in the money in all 4 starts and could have his consistency rewarded. CRANK IT UP is improving and if takes his place will be a strong stable back up. LEPRECHAUN races as a gelding now and could improve heaps. ORPHELIN NOIR wasn't disgraced on debut and the form has been franked. VASEEM found problems last time but could win being fresh.

Selections:
#5 Duke Of York, #15 Vaseem, #3 Crank It Up, #10 Leprechaun

Race 3, Gallops, 1200m, Turf, R90.000, 13:40GMT+2

Race Summary: Johan Van Vuuren has 4 runners and anyone could come out tops - SUPREME WIN showed inexperience on debut and gets the nod; DIFFERENT LIGHT is running well and should be thereabouts again; MAGNIFICUS and GLADSTONE could feature. LADY SCARLETINA did well in both starts and should be competitive. GREY POWER could place. Watch newcomers especially NEBRAAS and KINGS ROAD.

Selections:
#16 Supreme Win, #15 Lady Scarletina, #14 Different Light, #11 Nebraas

Race 4, Gallops, 1200m, Turf, R90.000, 14:10GMT+2

Race Summary: SINGLE RED ROSE has been in the money in all 5 starts and if no first- timer finds  strong money should be hard to oppose. OCEANS PRIDE has done better in blinkers and could get into the money. TARTAN DANCER could earn being fresh. GYPSY WOMAN needed her last run and could make the frame. Watch newcomers especially THAT'S JUST FINE and WYLIE WENCH.

Selections:
#3 Single Red Rose, #15 That's Just Fine, #1 Oceans Pride, #4 Tartan Dancer

Race 5, Gallops, 1200m, Turf, R90.000, 14:50GMT+2

Race Summary: MASAAQAAT has been threatening and should get her just reward. COSMIC RAY is improving with racing and should challenge. ROCK YOU wasn't disgraced on debut and will know more about it. SUPER FINE needed her last run and could make the frame. ARABELLA QUEEN should be having her peak run and could get into the quartet. Watch newcomers.

Selections:
#3 Masaaqaat, #9 Cosmic Ray, #14 Rock You, #1 Super Fine

Race 6, Gallops, 1400m, Turf, R90.000, 15:30GMT+2

Race Summary: TOKYO DRIFT is holding form and should be involved in the finish. NORLAND is back to best and should be right there. Ignore CATEGORY FOUR'S last run. He could turn it around with MOVIE MAGIC on 2,5kg better terms. LAZARUS  TREE  could get into the mix with a 4kg claim. SIR GEOFFREY needed his last run and could make the quartet. Others with claims.

Selections:
#2 Tokyo Drift, #11 Norland, #10 Category Four, #4 Lazarus Tree

Race 7, Gallops, 1400m, Turf, R130.000, 16:05GMT+2

Race Summary: HAWWAAM did everything right in a sprint prep last time and if behaves again should show his class. However, he takes on classy CIRILLO who comes off a rest and will take any advantage of a relapse in his behaviour. ZOUAVES and CAPTAIN ALDO is back over a preferred distance and looking for minor money.

Selections:
#1 Hawwaam, #2 Cirillo, #3 Zouaves, #4 Captain Aldo

Race 8, Gallops, 1400m, Turf, R90.000, 16:40GMT+2

Race Summary: This is not a strong field and recent debut winner LAND OF RUBIES could improve more and follow up. GOLDEN SPIRAL is a form runner and should again give a good account. SCENT OF EVENING has a hefty weight but needed her last and could feature. SEATTLE TANGO, SWEPT OFF MY FEET and ZULU DAWN warrant inclusion in all bets.

Selections:
#15 Land Of Rubies, #9 Golden Spiral, #1 Scent Of Evening, #8 Seattle Tango

Race 9, Gallops, 2000m, Turf, R90.000, 17:15GMT+2

Race Summary: Competitive. AT HAND was runner-up in his last 2 and has the form, however, he has a poor draw. NIMCHA on the other hand jumps from pole position which could make the difference. HIDDEN AGENDA is honest and should give another good showing. KURT'S APPROVAL runs for his new yard and could win fresh. SET THE STANDARD is in form and on a hat-trick. Others could earn.

Selections:
#2 Nimcha, #4 At Hand, #3 Hidden Agenda, #9 Kurt's Approval


 
 

Friday, 22 November

FAIRVIEW


Race 1, Gallops, 1200m, Poly, R60.000, 12:25GMT+2

Race Summary: FREEZING FAST is holding his form and should contest the finish yet again. COVE FORT has been a disappointment but only tired late last time out and could finish in the money. DADS ROOTS did not show much on his local debut butcould improve trying the Polytrack. WHAT A PRINCE showed promise on his local debut and looks the one to beat. LE WARRIOR needs to do more to win.

Selections:
#4 What A Prince, #1 Freezing Fast, #2 Cove Fort, #3 Dads Roots

Race 2, Gallops, 1200m, Poly, R60.000, 13:00GMT+2

Race Summary: BABA YAGA has improved with each run. Her last run when fourth over the course and distance. She should fight out the finish. GOOD TIMES ROLL did well on her local debut which was on the turf. She disappointed when only fifth on the Polytrack on Monday but can bounce back and win in this weak field. CABALLE is better than her last run would suggest and has a place chance.

Selections:
#4 Good Times Roll, #1 Baba Yaga, #5 Caballe, #6 Hollywood Thunder

Race 3, Gallops, 1300m, Poly, R50.000, 13:35GMT+2

Race Summary: GO GOODFELLOW was a well backed debut winner. He disappointed in his come back run but could improve trying the Polytrack. MTAKATYI bounced back to winhis latest start. It was his second win over the course and distance so he must be given respect. TOASTMASTER is holding form and should contest the finish yet again. BURNT ROCK is in good form and should fight out the finish.

Selections:
#8 Burnt Rock, #3 Toastmaster, #2 Mtakatyi, #5 Duke Of Hazard

Race 4, Gallops, 1600m, Poly, R60.000, 14:10GMT+2

Race Summary: ELUSIVE GREEN continues to hold her form. She is battling to win but does have a chance in this line-up. FASHION FORCE is also battling to shed her maiden tag but is clearly not out of it. GINA'S GIRL showed good improvement last time out and can go on better this time. TEQUILA MARIA could play a minorrole. LUNCHPARK is improving and does have a winning chance.

Selections:
#4 Gina's Girl, #7 Lunchpack, #1 Elusive Green, #2 Fashion Force

Race 5, Gallops, 1600m, Poly, R60.000, 14:45GMT+2

Race Summary: MADAME SPEAKER returned to form with a bang last time out. She will fight out the finish once again. Stable companion DELIA'S DELIGHT has done pretty well for her trainer and is not out of it. MISS SPARTY PANTS returns from a break and is a decent mare who can go close to winning. She has won on this surface. RINGS AND THINGS has won over the course and distance in July.

Selections:
#1 Madame Speaker, #3 Miss Smarty Pants, #4 Rings And Things, #2 Delia's Delight

Race 6, Gallops, 1900m, Poly, R72.500, 15:25GMT+2

Race Summary: MAQNGROVE likes this surface but has a tough task in this line-up. ONTENDERHOOKS is capable of an upset. SEATTLE SWING is holding form and could finishin the money. ARANJUEZ is battling to regain his best form but is course anddistance suited. JAY'S HAWK is battling to regain winning form but could place. FOOLS GARDEN is consistent and is not out of it. PALO ALTO can win.

Selections:
#9 Palo Alto, #8 Fools Garden, #7 Jay's Hawk, #5 Seattle Swing

Race 7, Gallops, 1900m, Poly, R50.000, 16:00GMT+2

Race Summary: TITUS is battling to win but could finish in the money once again. WOOD FORTHE TREES has some consistent recent form and does have a winning chance. BENEVOLENCE was not disgraced over this course and distance last time out andcould play a minor role. SAMAR has some good recent form and has a big winning chance. WHITELEAF HILLS is course and distance suited and can go close.

Selections:
#5 Samar, #6 Whiteleaf Hills, #1 Titus, #2 Wood For The Trees

Race 8, Gallops, 1600m, Poly, R50.000, 16:35GMT+2

Race Summary: BELL TOWER is in good heart and does have a winning chance. MISS JACKSONVILLE is better than her last run and could go close in this line-up. MISTRESS OF MEANS was outclassed in a decent field last time out and could bounce back to win a race like this. VIVA LE BLEU is holding form and is not out of it. OASIS QUEEN has been unreliable but does have a winning chance.

Selections:
#3 Mistress Of Means, #6 Viva Le Bleu, #1 Bell Tower, #2 Miss Jacksonville

Best Win: #9 PALO ALTO                           
Best Value Bet:                                        
Best Longshot: #3 MISTRESS OF MEAQNS
 

GREYVILLE


Race 1, Gallops, 1600m, Poly, R75.000, 17:40GMT+2

Race Summary: MISSION BEACH's best run entitles her to respect. She had valid excuses in subsequent runs and could come to hand in her second run after rest. Stable mate MASTERS BEAUTY took a big jump in trip well when running fourth after setting the pace last time. She can only improve. JOYFUL WINTER was not disgraced on her local debut and could improve most. IMPERIAL SEAL has a say.

Selections:
#7 Mission Beach, #4 Masters Beauty, #5 Joyful Winter, #1 Imperial Seal

Race 2, Gallops, 1600m, Poly, R90.000, 18:15GMT+2

Race Summary: A competitive fillies and mares handicap - most have chances. SCARLET CHILL has won three of her last four and won her last after rest so could improve further. LIQUID IRISH is dangerous upfront and could go all the way although fellow pacemaker ANUCHKE'S WINGS will make it tough. STAR VEGA won well but has drawn wide after rest. BEAT IT could show more this trip.

Selections:
#3 Scarlet Chill, #2 Liquid Irish, #4 Star Vega, #6 Anuchke's Wings

Race 3, Gallops, 1900m, Poly, R75.000, 18:50GMT+2

Race Summary: HEAD BOY looks to be meeting the right kind of field. Can open his account. PADDY'S LEGACY showed in his early starts he has ability but lost form thereafter. Could enjoy the poly. SAIPAN, HONEST ILLUSION and FILANTROPO can improve on the poly. All have shown some potential but will need to improve a bit to win. CASSIUS COLT should be thereabouts.

Selections:
#2 Head Boy, #1 Paddy's Legacy, #9 Saipan, #10 Filantropo

Race 4, Gallops, 1900m, Poly, R90.000, 19:25GMT+2

Race Summary: SILVA MAGIC fought on well to beat a subsequent winner and must be above average. She can improve to make a successful handicap debut. SILVER PRANCER did a lot better when back on the poly last time and could be headed the right way. CHATTY CATHY has not drawn as well and will have to do more to oust SILVER PRANCER again but has a say. ZAGARA and BOLD BEAUTY can upset.

Selections:
#6 Silva Magic, #2 Silver Prancer, #1 Chatty Cathy, #3 Zagara

Race 5, Gallops, 1800m, Poly, R90.000, 20:05GMT+2

Race Summary: PLYMOUTH ROCK has been finding himself to far back to challenge after running on in this short straight. He finally has a better draw and his luck could change. FAVOUR didn't prove effective when switching to turf last but back on poly could pick up where he has left off on the surface. BESTDAY OF MY LIFE could prefer this longer trip and has a shout from a good draw. More.

Selections:
#1 Plymouth Rock, #4 Favour, #9 Bestday Of Mylife, #7 Secret Dynasty

Race 6, Gallops, 1400m, Poly, R90.000, 20:40GMT+2

Race Summary: FINAL ATTEMPT's second career win is long overdue. He has run well in stronger races and could finally pull it off. BANK ROBBER won a courageous contest last time and could go all the way again if allowed to. CAPRERA has more to come but races from a wide draw after rest. Still a serious runner. STREAM AHEAD has shown class.

Selections:
#2 Final Attempt, #3 Bank Robber, #4 Caprera, #1 Stream Ahead

Race 7, Gallops, 1200m, Poly, R90.000, 21:10GMT+2

Race Summary: WILLIAMS LAND must be a serious runner on his last run. He flyjumped at the start but still got into it at the end and was beaten a neck. JUSTAGUYTHING has run in strong races and could enjoy this race but along with the former carries a big weight. DISPICABLE can only improve. He was not disgraced in his second start in a fair race. ORCHID STREET won a nice race.

Selections:
#2 Williams Land, #1 Justaguything, #7 Dispicable, #6 Orchid Street

Best Win: #2 WILLIAMS LAND                       
Best Value Bet: #7 MISSION BEACH                       
Best Longshot: #7 MISSION BEACH                       


 

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