Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Wednesday 24 July

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Timeform pick out three bets in South Africa on Wednesday

Timeform pick out three worth backing from Scottsville on Wednesday...

"...he caught the eye with a good time in a barrier trial on his Scottsville introduction in May..."

Timeform on Ultra Magnus

#8 Ultra Magnus - Scottsville R7 (14:17 BST)

#8 Ultra Magnus can resume winning ways for Brett Crawford. A maiden winner at Greyville last year, he caught the eye with a good time in a barrier trial on his Scottsville introduction in May and wasn't disgraced behind a couple of other useful sorts on his handicap debut last month. There is more to come from him. Big Blue Marble took a big step forward with victory at Vaal last time and looks the main danger, ahead of Sacred Journey.

#13 First Sighting - Scottsville R8 (14:52 BST)

#13 First Sighting makes plenty of appeal on her handicap debut. She opened her account in good style in a five-furlong maiden last month, beating a subsequent winner, and looks the type to improve further now handicapping. Ginger Biscuit is proving generally consistent and could emerge as a danger along with Elnora.

#6 Skyfire - Scottsville R9 (15:25 BST)

#6 Skyfire could be worth backing to end a losing run in the final race on the card. She was successful in a similar event here at this time of year in 2017 and has dropped to a good mark. Viento and Corrido can't be dismissed lightly.

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