Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Friday, December 22

There is racing from South Africa on Friday
There is racing from South Africa on Friday

Timeform pick out bets from Fairview and Greyville on Friday.

"Left on a rating of 81, which seems generous..."

Grazia 14:20 (GMT) Fairview

Grazia won her second race on her seventh start here on the turf last time out on the first of the month, when scoring by a cosy half a length over half a furlong shorter, and she may well improve for this fractional step up in distance. Alan Greeff's daughter of Sail From Seattle has been put up a sensible two pounds for that, but has room to improve further at the tender age of three and if that is the case, then Grazia can win for the third time this afternoon with Teague Gould in the saddle.

Symphony In Seven 17:00 (GMT) Greyville

Symphony In Seven has placed in five of her ten starts now, with a career-best half-length second to Arran Isles here over a furlong shorter earlier this month. She wasn't stopping at the line that day so is expected to improve again now, and if the penny has finally dropped as it seems, a big race is assured. She holds Querari Star and King Of Swing on recent efforts and if she puts her head down and battles as expected, then Symphony In Seven can break her duck at last.

Roy's Riviera 17:35 (GMT) Greyville

Roy's Riviera drops in class this evening following a career-best fourth in the Grade 3 Hi-Fi Corporation Fillies Mile at Turffontein last time out, and should appreciate the return to the polytrack and the course and distance of her maiden success in September. Left on a rating of 81, which seems generous (connections must have expected her to be put up after her last run), she looks well in here and it will be a surprise if Roy's Riviera is beaten.

Timeform South Africa SmartPlays:

Win back #4 GRAZIA in R8 (14:20 GMT) Fairview
Win back #3 SYMPHONY IN SEVEN in R4 (17:00 GMT) Greyville
Win back #5 ROY'S RIVIERA in R5 (17:35 GMT) Greyville

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