Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Sunday 17 March

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Timeform pick out their three best bets from Greyville on Sunday...

"...natural progression could be enough to see him gain a deserved success this time round..."

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#9 PADRE PIO - Greyville R2 (10:50 GMT)

PADRE PIO showed plenty of ability when fourth in a barrier trial here three weeks ago and could be the way to go on debut in what doesn't look the strongest race of its type. It's Him gets the nod among the rest, while Ad Altisima is also respected following a good third at Scottsville.

#1 CAPTAIN AND MASTER - Greyville R6 (13:10 GMT)

CAPTAIN AND MASTER comfortably sets the standard on the form of his latest fourth in a Grade 2 at Turffontein and, back down in grade today, he should take all the beating if arriving in the same sort of mood. Mr Greenlight and Marchingontogether can fight it out for minor honours.

#1 WHISKEY ROAD - Greyville R9 (15:00 GMT)

WHISKEY ROAD has filled the runner-up spot on his last two starts, including when beaten less than two lengths over C&D last time, and natural progression could be enough to see him gain a deserved success this time round. River Jordan is feared most ahead of Final Assembly.

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