Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Saturday 1 September

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

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Turffontein on Saturday...

"He ran well when third over this trip at Vaal last time, beaten only half a length by Senor Lizard..."

Timeform on Silken Prince

SWEET RED - R1 Turffontein, 11:20 (BST)

The unexposed three-year-old SWEET RED just about appeals the most and seems likely to take the beating. She has run well on her two starts to date, most recently when two and a quarter lengths fourth to Nafaayes, and this longer trip could bring about more improvement. Jetorio is most likely the toughest opposition making her debut, while Frankly also requires scrutiny.

SILKEN PRINCE - R2 Turffontein, 11:55 (BST)

The consistent SILKEN PRINCE is quite tough to fault and should give backers a good run for their money. He ran well when third over this trip at Vaal last time, beaten only half a length by Senor Lizard, and a repeat of that could be enough. Dreams Are Made should chase the selection home making her debut, while Rescue can't be ruled out of things either.

AUTUMN RAIN - R3 Turffontein, 12:30 (BST)

Two-time winner AUTUMN RAIN is just about the pick of this bunch but has next to no margin for error as he chases a hat-trick after wins at Scottsville and here over the 1200-metre trip. He stays well, so the step back up in distance shouldn't be a problem. Full Of Attitude could provide the sternest threat, while Dan The Lad is another with a place chance.

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