Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Sunday 9 December

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

"...he should have enough to win this if bringing his peak form to the table."

Timeform on Captain Irish

Captain Irish - Greyville R1, 11:00 GMT

An open contest to kick off the card, but preference is Captain Irish, who needs to bounce back from a poor run here last time, but that was over much further and he should have enough to win this if bringing his peak form to the table. Windcheater is far less exposed, and is another to consider with more improvement a possibility.

Uncle Charlie - Greyville R2, 11:35 GMT

Uncle Charlie is getting better with every run, with three under his belt so far, and whilst he strictly has a couple of pounds to find with Mr Greenlight on form, there is perhaps slightly more scope for improvement with the selection. Iron Born is another to consider in an open heat.

Belfry - Greyville R3, 12:10 GMT

Belfry has had plenty of goes at shedding his maiden tag, but he's been found a particularly weak maiden contest here, and he's the clear form pick. As such, he can't be opposed, and gets the vote to score ahead of Cruise Cruz, another highly tried sort who just about heads the rest.

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