Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Tuesday 1 October

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Timeform pick out their three best bets from the Vaal on Tuesday...

"...operating at a good level lately, notably finding only one too good at Turffontein last week..."

Timeform on Queen of War

#4 MYTHICAL BOLT - Vaal R6 (14:08 BST)

MYTHICAL BOLT was right back to his best when last seen finishing second at Greyville in July and is the clear one to beat if fully wound up after three months off. Mr Hugo and Topmast can battle it out for a share of the minor money.

#6 EL' ZARA - Vaal R7 (14:45 BST)

EL' ZARA was a comfortable winner at Turffontein 10 days ago and looks sure to take plenty of stopping in her follow-up bid if arriving in the same sort of form, with further improvement also impossible to rule out after only six starts. Fly Away and True Charm complete the shortlist in an open heat.

#4 QUEEN OF WAR - Vaal R8 (15:25 BST)

QUEEN OF WAR has been operating at a good level lately, notably finding only one too good at Turffontein last week, and she is well worth the chance to gain an overdue success this time round. Claremorris and Phillydelphia could be the ones to give the selection most to do.

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