Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Sunday 27 January

Timeform pick out three bets in South Africa on Sunday

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

"A repeat of her length and a half second to Thomas Shelby at Greyville could be enough to win this."

Timeform on Purple Persuasion

PURPLE PERSUASION - 11:20 GMT, R1 Scottsville

The Alyson Wright-trained PURPLE PERSUASION left the impression on debut there's more to come and is sure to do much better. A repeat of her length and a half second to Thomas Shelby at Greyville could be enough to win this. Hey Delilah is most likely the leading challenger, while Centre Stage may grab a bit more place money.

STUNNING SEED - 11:55 GMT, R2 Scottsville

Shane Humby's five-year-old mare STUNNING SEED continues in form and is just about the pick in this field. She' yet to win, but has held her form well of late, including third-placed finishes both here and at Greyville. She's A Crusade is likely to be waiting in the wings if the selection fails to deliver, while Wishful Words can't be ruled out of it either.

CLOUDS OF WITNESS - 12:30 GMT, R3 Scottsville

CLOUDS OF WITNESS' overall form just puts him out in front but he has little leeway if anything goes wrong. He's gone very close on two of his four starts, including when beaten a nostril by Walterthepenniless at Greyville last time. Jack Of Hearts is probably the chief opposition, while Auld Reekie can fight it out for minor honours.

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