Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Wednesday 19 September

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"A repeat of that effort will see him firmly in the mix here..."

Timeform on Hard To Play

#7 Cape Bluebell - Scottsville R3 (13:00 BST)

Cape Bluebell has improved with each of her three runs, finishing a good second over this C&D four weeks ago, and she sets the standard on that run. She is taken to open her account now at the main expense of Live As One, who shaped encouragingly on debut over five furlongs here last month.

#9 Lewa Downs - Scottsville R4 (13:35 BST)

Lewa Downs built on the promise of her debut run when finishing second at Greyville last time, shaping well over a longer trip, and leaving the impression she would be suited by this even stiffer test. She is taken to go one place better here, with Josephine Baker feared most.

#6 Hard To Play - Scottsville R5 (14:15 BST)

Hard To Play has been in good form this season, winning twice already, and he wasn't beaten far when fourth over this trip at Greyville last time. A repeat of that effort will see him firmly in the mix here, and he is taken to resume winning ways. Neptune's Rain hasn't been as his best of late but will be competitive on the pick of his form.

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