Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Friday 31 August

Timeform pick out their best three bets in South Africa on Friday
Timeform pick out their best three bets in South Africa on Friday

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Fairview on Friday...

"He won well here in May and then shaped well when fourth to Dawnbreaker last time on his return to action."

Timeform on Captain Marmalade

CAPTAIN MARMALADE - Fairview R2, 12:40 (BST)

Four-time winner CAPTAIN MARMALADE gets the nod. He won well here in May and then shaped well when fourth to Dawnbreaker last time on his return to action. Amazon King seems the leading challenger, while Zip Line could also get a look-in.

MOGOK'S TIME - Fairview R3, 13:15 (BST)

Joint top-weight MOGOK'S TIME may still be a maiden but he has very good claims. He shaped as if the return to this longer trip would suit when fourth at the track last time and has the best chance here. Rio Rhythm can also play a significant part, while The Sultans Secret also seems unlikely to be far away.

FORT VIVA - Fairview R4, 13:55 (BST)

FORT VIVA is proving consistent and is much the one to aim at. He has been in good form since February, hitting the frame in two of his three starts, including a close-up fourth behind Mangrove here last time. Rasta Bay is the one for the forecast, while Tubular Bell comes into calculations for minor honours.

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