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Turffontein Analysis - Thursday, 14 March

Race Course : Turffontein
Race Course : Turffontein Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Race 1

Race Summary: After being heavily backed on debut, VISIONOFPEACE dug down deep to grab victory - she can only improve. Only other winner, IT'S HER WAY won at the third time of asking but could challenge. PEACE OF MIND was runner-up in her last two and with MOTHER CITY are improving with racing. VARVARA and STARS AND BRA'S could make the money. IGNITETHELIGHT disappointed on debut after attracting money, so can improve.


#2 Visionofpeace, #1 It's Her Way, #5 Mother City, #6 Peace Of Mind


Race 2

Race Summary: DANTONFROMSANDTON won at the second time of asking and looks to have plenty to come. GREATERIX wasn't disgraced on debut. Respect any money on his stable companion, newcomer WAHEED. VALIEVA has improvement to come and with FINAL TRY as well as PIBE DE ORO could get into the frame.


#1 Dantonfromsandton, #3 Greaterix, #2 Final Try, #5 Waheed


Race 3

Race Summary: GALLADORN found problems last time and looks ready to strike. TRIPPIS TUNE is on the up but races before this - watch. CITY LIGHTS has had her chances but is a must for Quartets. HIGH QUEUE, JAPANESE MAPLE (bled on debut) and HAT MAN are looing for minor money.


#1 Galladorn, #2 Trippis Tune, #11 City Lights, #8 High Queue


Race 4

Race Summary: This is not a strong Maiden Plate and both ZENOBIA'S GOLD and GREEN FAME showed vast improvement after their long breaks - respect any money. GLAWARI has pulled up fatigued in her last three runs and if that problem has been sorted out, could get into the action. VILLA SEMAYA hasn't been far off them and could make the Trifecta. SUPERSKITT could make the frame.


#4 Zenobia's Gold, #5 Green Fame, #2 Villa Semaya, #1 Glawari


Race 5

Race Summary: FAST DUTY is having his peak run and should go close. MIX THE MAGIC claims 4kg which should enhance her chances. VAN MEIJEL was not striding out last time and should do better. MUNCHKIN is better than recent form and could bounce back. PENDRAGON shouldn't be far off. Look for improvement from JOHN WICK and CIRCUS LIGHTS.


#3 Fast Duty, #10 Mix The Magic, #6 Van Meijel, #5 Pendragon


Race 6

Race Summary: ROSY LEMON is threatening for win number 4 but on their meeting in early January PRETTY IN PEARLS could have her revenge on weight difference. If settling, DONNA MO could enjoy the longer distance. VESUVIO could pull it off if he puts it in. HOLOCENE as well as KAMBULU and RYAN'S DREAM who both come off a rest could get into the reckoning.


#4 Rosy Lemon, #7 Pretty In Pearls, #5 Donna Mo, #2 Vesuvio


Race 7

Race Summary: Competitive but SAY YES has the form to win, however, if she fluffs her lines many could capitalise. BONETE (big weight), IPSO FACTO (runs before this), BELLEVARDE (saddle slipped last time), I AM REGAL (running well) as well as stable companions ESCAPE ARTIST (claims 4kg) and ELEMBEE (honest) could take it.


#3 Say Yes, #4 Bellevarde, #9 I Am Regal, #8 Elembee


Race 8

Race Summary: Competitive final event. LIBECCIO and RUN FOR COVER should finish on top of each other on their recent meeting - either could win. CARNELO is threatening for win number 3 and should make a bold bid. VIVA DE JANEIRO, EIGER SANCTION and GREEN SCEPTRE are more to consider for Quartets.


#5 Libeccio, #2 Run For Cover, #7 Carnelo, #10 Viva De Janeiro


Best Win: #3 FAST DUTY                          

Best Value Bet: #4 ZENOBIA'S GOLD                     

Best Longshot: #4 ZENOBIA'S GOLD                     

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