Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Thursday 25 April

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

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Vaal on Thursday...

"...with further improvements on the cards, he rates the clear one to beat..."

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#1 EL SERENO - Vaal R2 (12:40 BST)

EL SERENO just about sets the standard on form and looks the safest option as he attempts to make it eighth time lucky, with the less exposed pair of Sell High and Suspicious Minds feared most.

#1 BOLD MATADOR - Vaal R3 (13:15 BST)

BOLD MATADOR produced easily his best effort yet when narrowly beaten over C&D last time, and with further improvements on the cards, he rates the clear one to beat. Racing Man and Potala can fight it out for the minor money.

#1 BRITANNIA QUEEN - Vaal R4 (13:50 BST)

BRITANNIA QUEEN came as close as she ever has to winning a race last time, when beaten just a neck, and this looks a good opportunity for her to belatedly open her account, with Miss Samurai the big danger.

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