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  • Date: 15 January 2022
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  • Surface: Turf
  • Status: Completed

Swallow Stakes (Listed) (Class )

  • Distance: 5f 169y
  • Age: 3 years old+
  • Runners: 6
  • Prize: £8,934
  • Race status: Weighed In

Course winner. Four wins from 7 runs last year. Latest win here in September. 5/2, bit below form second of 8 in minor event at Vaal (5f, soft) 35 days ago.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/12/21 Vaal 2/8 Flat 4f 214y Soft z 9st 6lbs Calvin Habib 3.31
03/10/21 Turffontein 2/6 Flat 7f 46y Soft z 8st 7lbs Lyle Hewitson 1.5
11/09/21 Turffontein 1/8 Flat 7f 46y Good z 9st 2lbs Lyle Hewitson 1.8
06/06/21 Scottsville 1/11 Flat 5f 212y Gd/Sft z 9st 6lbs Calvin Habib -
01/05/21 Turffontein 4/9 Flat 5f 169y Good z 9st 6lbs Lyle Hewitson 1.67
27/03/21 Turffontein 1/9 Flat 5f 103y Good z 9st 5lbs Lyle Hewitson 3
27/02/21 Vaal 1/5 Flat 4f 214y Good z 9st 2lbs Calvin Habib 4.96
31/12/20 Turffontein 1/8 Flat 4f 214y Good z 9st 6lbs Lyle Hewitson 6.12

Course winner. Latest win at Greyville in July. Respectable 2½ lengths fourth of 8 to Sprinkles in Gr 3 at this course (7f, good, 20/11) 14 days ago. First run for yard after leaving C. Spies.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
01/01/22 Turffontein 4/8 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 0lbs Ryan Munger 3.57
20/12/21 Turffontein 3/6 Flat 5f 169y Gd/Sft 9st 3lbs Ryan Munger 6.8
07/08/21 Turffontein 2/8 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 6lbs Lyle Hewitson 1.68
03/07/21 Greyville 1/13 Flat 6f 102y Good 9st 6lbs Lyle Hewitson -
01/05/21 Turffontein 3/9 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Raymond Danielson 35.18
27/02/21 Vaal 3/5 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 2lbs Raymond Danielson 10.11
20/02/21 Turffontein 1/6 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 1lbs Raymond Danielson 10.8
09/02/21 Vaal 3/7 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 0lbs Raymond Danielson 18.5

4-time course winner. Five wins from 11 runs last year. Evens, career best when winning 8-runner handicap at Vaal (6f, soft) 23 days ago. Merits consideration.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
23/12/21 Vaal 1/8 Flat 5f 212y Soft z 9st 4lbs Warren Kennedy 2.3
13/11/21 Turffontein 1/11 Flat 5f 169y Good z 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 3.92
23/10/21 Turffontein 1/7 Flat 5f 212y Good z 8st 8lbs Warren Kennedy 3.02
25/09/21 Turffontein 2/5 Flat 5f 212y Good z 9st 6lbs Warren Kennedy 6.27
28/08/21 Turffontein 1/6 Flat 5f 212y Good z 8st 13lbs Warren Kennedy 6.2
26/06/21 Turffontein 6/7 Flat 5f 169y Good z 9st 6lbs Warren Kennedy 1.95
06/06/21 Turffontein 3/6 Flat 6f 211y Good z 9st 2lbs Callan Murray 18.03
18/05/21 Vaal 2/7 Flat 5f 212y Good z 9st 6lbs Warren Kennedy 5.7
01/05/21 Turffontein 8/9 Flat 5f 169y Good z 9st 6lbs Marco V'rensburg 38.86
10/04/21 Turffontein 1/11 Flat 5f 169y Good z 8st 8lbs Xola Jacobs 1.97
20/03/21 Turffontein 2/13 Flat 5f 169y Good z 9st 6lbs Warren Kennedy 21.42

Three wins from 5 runs last year. 25/3, career best when winning 6-runner minor event at this C&D (good to soft) 26 days ago.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
20/12/21 Turffontein 1/6 Flat 5f 169y Gd/Sft 9st 3lbs Muzi Yeni 13.5
30/10/21 Turffontein 5/7 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 2lbs Muzi Yeni 7.6
07/10/21 Vaal 1/6 Flat 5f 212y Gd/Sft 8st 11lbs Muzi Yeni 7.4
01/05/21 Turffontein 5/9 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Muzi Yeni 19.37
17/04/21 Turffontein 1/15 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Muzi Yeni 195.81

4-time course winner. Four wins from 7 runs last year. Latest win here in October. Good second of 16 in handicap at this C&D (good to soft, 25/11) 46 days ago. Not taken lightly.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
30/11/21 Turffontein 2/16 Flat 5f 169y Gd/Sft 8st 10lbs Warren Kennedy 3.33
30/10/21 Turffontein 3/7 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 6lbs Warren Kennedy 1.74
03/10/21 Turffontein 1/6 Flat 7f 46y Soft 8st 3lbs Warren Kennedy 4.5
04/09/21 Turffontein 1/9 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 7lbs Warren Kennedy 2.68
07/08/21 Turffontein 1/8 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 6lbs Warren Kennedy 4.37
03/07/21 Greyville 2/13 Flat 6f 102y Good 9st 6lbs Warren Kennedy -
06/06/21 Turffontein 1/9 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 0lbs Callan Murray 2.95

C&D winner. One win from 2 runs last year. Winner here in July. 4¾ lengths sixth of 7 to Freed From Desire in handicap (50/9) at this course (6f, good) 84 days ago. Uphill task.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
23/10/21 Turffontein 6/7 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 11lbs Raymond Danielson 6.4
10/07/21 Turffontein 1/7 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 0lbs Gavin Lerena 3.5

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

FREED FROM DESIRE just about gets the nod but has next to no margin for error. Big Burn seems best of the remainder, while Shield Of Roses enters calculations for third place.

Betting Forecast

2/1 Under Your Spell (Saf), 10/1 Supreme Quest (Saf), 5/1 Freed From Desire (Saf), 14/1 Shield Of Roses (Saf), 15/10 Big Burn (Saf), 20/1 Remember When (Saf)
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