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  • Date: 23 February 2021
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  • Surface: Turf
  • Status: Completed

Classic Day 6 March Novice Handicap (Class )

  • Distance: 5f 212y
  • Age: 3 years old+
  • Runners: 10
  • Prize: £4,169
  • Race status: Weighed In

Full result

Twelve runs since last win in 2018. 29/4, respectable 4¾ lengths fifth of 15 to Fantasy Flower in minor event at this C&D (good) 5 days ago. Not taken lightly.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
18/02/21 Vaal 5/15 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 15.67
23/01/21 Turffontein 2/10 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 3lbs Philasande Mxoli 24.73
10/01/21 Turffontein 9/9 Flat 6f 211y Good 8st 13lbs Ryan Munger 50.87
31/12/20 Turffontein 6/9 Flat 5f 169y Good 8st 10lbs Craig Zackey 26
10/12/20 Vaal 4/6 Flat 7f 210y Gd/Sft 8st 5lbs Jeffery Syster 32.86
17/11/20 Vaal 14/15 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 4lbs Dennis Schwarz 71.26
24/10/20 Turffontein 11/12 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 13lbs Dennis Schwarz 75
15/10/20 Vaal 5/7 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 1lbs Philasande Mxoli 24.69
14/06/20 Turffontein 11/11 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 7lbs Philasande Mxoli 39.76
07/07/18 Turffontein 2/7 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 2lbs Ryan Munger 35.61
10/06/18 Turffontein 6/8 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 6lbs Karl Zechner 59.34
05/05/18 Turffontein 9/13 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Richard Fourie 39.82
21/04/18 Turffontein 1/8 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 0lbs Richard Fourie 11

Thirteen runs since last win in 2019. Respectable fifth of 15 in handicap at this C&D (unknown, 9/1) 61 days ago. Must improve.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
24/12/20 Vaal 5/15 Flat 5f 212y B 8st 8lbs Mpumelelo Mjoka 4.08
15/12/20 Vaal 2/16 Flat 5f 103y Good B 8st 8lbs Piere Strydom 8.34
19/11/20 Vaal 6/14 Flat 5f 212y Good B 8st 9lbs S'manga Khumalo 6.49
08/10/20 Vaal 4/9 Flat 4f 214y Good B 8st 9lbs S'manga Khumalo 4.5
22/09/20 Vaal 3/14 Flat 4f 214y Good B 8st 5lbs S'manga Khumalo 10.37
27/08/20 Vaal 2/14 Flat 4f 214y Good B 8st 6lbs Muzi Yeni 10.51
30/07/20 Vaal 5/11 Flat 5f 212y Good B 8st 5lbs Chase Maujean 17.5
09/07/20 Vaal 6/13 Flat 4f 214y Good B 8st 11lbs Chase Maujean 22
27/02/20 Vaal 7/16 Flat 6f 211y Good B 8st 8lbs Craig Bantam 70.31
28/01/20 Vaal 6/12 Flat 4f 214y Good B 9st 3lbs Mpumelelo Mjoka 35.67
22/11/19 Fairview (South Africa) 5/11 Flat 7f 210y Std B 9st 1lbs Chase Maujean 21
08/11/19 Fairview (South Africa) 7/8 Flat 6f 211y Gd/Sft B 8st 11lbs Robert Khathi 56.75
30/09/19 Fairview (South Africa) 5/10 Flat 5f 212y Std B 8st 5lbs Chase Maujean 7.2
06/09/19 Fairview (South Africa) 1/10 Flat 6f 102y Std B 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 4.6
23/08/19 Fairview (South Africa) 7/15 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 0lbs Chase Maujean 7.12
26/07/19 Fairview (South Africa) 5/14 Flat 5f 212y Soft 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 4.56
07/06/19 Fairview (South Africa) 4/13 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 3
24/05/19 Fairview (South Africa) 2/15 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 6.8
29/03/19 Fairview (South Africa) 2/10 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 7.33
22/02/19 Fairview (South Africa) 6/9 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 0lbs Chase Maujean 38

C&D winner. Eleven runs since last win in 2019. 67/20, creditable fourth of 14 in minor event at this course (7.2f, good) 28 days ago. Can make presence felt.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
26/01/21 Vaal 4/14 Flat 7f 46y Good 8st 11lbs S'manga Khumalo 4.36
19/11/20 Vaal 6/15 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 13lbs Mfanelo Hlanganani Zuma 4.79
05/11/20 Vaal 4/16 Flat 5f 212y Soft 9st 2lbs S'manga Khumalo 5.5
10/10/20 Turffontein 7/10 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 4lbs Nathan Klink 34.27
12/09/20 Turffontein 4/11 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 9lbs S'manga Khumalo 14.08
28/01/20 Vaal 8/11 Flat 5f 212y Good B 8st 6lbs Marco V'rensburg 5.13
07/01/20 Vaal 5/16 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 2lbs Callan Murray 17.19
24/12/19 Vaal 8/14 Flat 7f 210y Gd/Sft B 9st 3lbs Marco V'rensburg 10.29
09/11/19 Vaal 6/12 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 13lbs Marco V'rensburg 22.44
01/10/19 Vaal 8/11 Flat 7f 46y Good 8st 6lbs Marco V'rensburg 4.3
19/09/19 Vaal 2/9 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 4lbs Muzi Yeni 5
27/06/19 Vaal 1/10 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 0lbs Craig Zackey 2.8
06/06/19 Vaal 2/14 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 0lbs Gavin Lerena 6.47

Course winner. Tongue strap on for 1st time, last of 14 in minor event at this course (7.2f, good, 50/1) 28 days ago. Very hard to make a case for.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
26/01/21 Vaal 14/14 Flat 7f 46y Good b 9st 2lbs Sherman Brown 151.03
19/01/21 Vaal 6/6 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 0lbs Dennis Schwarz 114.51
14/01/21 Vaal 9/10 Flat 7f 100y Soft B 9st 6lbs Dennis Schwarz 9.73
17/12/20 Vaal 12/16 Flat 6f 211y Gd/Sft B 9st 6lbs Collen Storey 38
03/12/20 Turffontein 8/13 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 4lbs Gavin Lerena 6.08
05/11/20 Vaal 2/15 Flat 7f 100y Soft B 9st 3lbs Gavin Lerena 6.19
17/10/20 Turffontein 5/6 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 2lbs Chase Maujean 65
29/09/20 Vaal 4/6 Flat 7f 210y Good B 9st 0lbs Chase Maujean 42.62
10/09/20 Vaal 4/10 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 34
25/08/20 Vaal 1/11 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 6lbs Collen Storey 9.4
10/08/20 Turffontein 7/11 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 6lbs Collen Storey 27.6
30/07/20 Vaal 2/13 Flat 7f 46y Good B 8st 11lbs Collen Storey 30
14/07/20 Vaal 12/14 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 6lbs Jeffery Syster 24.25
16/03/20 Flamingo Park 5/12 Flat 5f 212y B 9st 6lbs Dylan Lerena 5.04
26/11/19 Vaal 7/14 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 6lbs Mark Khan 8.06
14/11/19 Vaal 7/20 Flat 1m 209y Good 9st 6lbs Mark Khan 32
31/10/19 Vaal 2/10 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 6lbs Goodman Fundile Dadamasi 4.86
20/07/19 Turffontein 6/10 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 15.5

C&D winner. 12/1, last of 9 in handicap at Turffontein (5.8f, soft) 44 days ago.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
10/01/21 Turffontein 9/9 Flat 5f 169y Soft 8st 3lbs Muzi Yeni 11.16
16/07/20 Turffontein 10/10 Flat 7f 46y Good 8st 10lbs S'manga Khumalo 9.3
27/06/20 Turffontein 9/13 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 1lbs Raymond Danielson 18.52
21/03/20 Turffontein 3/7 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 5lbs Callan Murray 2.8
24/10/19 Vaal 1/11 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 4lbs Callan Murray 2.15

C&D winner. Thirteen runs since last win in 2020. Ninth of 11 in handicap (11/2) at this course (7.2f, good) 7 days ago. Looks competitive on form.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
16/02/21 Vaal 9/11 Flat 7f 46y Good z 9st 2lbs Lyle Hewitson 9.8
17/11/20 Vaal 8/15 Flat 6f 211y Good z 8st 8lbs Philasande Mxoli 9.72
17/10/20 Turffontein 3/8 Flat 7f 46y Good z 8st 7lbs Warren Kennedy 2.72
24/09/20 Turffontein 2/10 Flat 7f 46y Good z 9st 1lbs Craig Zackey 3.62
12/09/20 Turffontein 2/11 Flat 5f 212y Good z 9st 3lbs Craig Zackey 5.85
05/09/20 Turffontein 2/12 Flat 7f 46y Good 8st 10lbs Craig Zackey 6.84
17/08/20 Vaal 2/12 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 3lbs Craig Zackey 11.2
02/08/20 Turffontein 5/13 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 1lbs Luke Ferraris 4.91
23/07/20 Turffontein 8/12 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 10lbs Piere Strydom 5.13
22/06/20 Turffontein 5/10 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 2lbs S'manga Khumalo 6.73
14/06/20 Turffontein 8/11 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 7lbs Tejash Juglall 44
29/02/20 Turffontein 4/9 Flat 5f 212y Gd/Sft 8st 3lbs Luke Ferraris 2.72
27/02/20 Vaal 2/7 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 0lbs Warren Kennedy 5.2
13/02/20 Vaal 1/15 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Samuel Mosia 3.39
04/02/20 Vaal 3/12 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Raymond Danielson 4.74
30/01/20 Vaal 2/11 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Luke Ferraris 17

Course winner. Winner here in October. 13/2, bit below form fifth of 10 in minor event at this course (7.4f, soft) 40 days ago. Others more persuasive.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
14/01/21 Vaal 5/10 Flat 7f 100y Soft 9st 6lbs Philasande Mxoli 9.6
17/11/20 Vaal 7/16 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 5lbs Lyle Hewitson 29.77
22/10/20 Vaal 1/13 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 6lbs Lyle Hewitson 3.01
10/10/20 Turffontein 3/11 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Muzi Yeni 19.11
17/08/20 Vaal 3/14 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 6lbs Joe Gwingwizha 6.2
10/08/20 Turffontein 3/13 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 6lbs Diego De Gouveia 39.8
27/02/20 Vaal 11/14 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Sihle Cele 326.44
20/02/20 Vaal 7/11 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 6lbs Luke Ferraris 50.73
04/02/20 Vaal 10/12 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Jason Gates 133.65

C&D winner. 7/1, seventh of 11 in handicap at this C&D (good to soft) 21 days ago. Can give a good account without posing serious threat to principals.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
02/02/21 Vaal 7/11 Flat 5f 212y Gd/Sft B 8st 10lbs S'manga Khumalo 8.83
23/01/21 Turffontein 5/10 Flat 5f 212y Good B 8st 6lbs Joshwin Solomons 17.68
29/12/20 Vaal 12/13 Flat 5f 212y Good B 9st 8lbs S'manga Khumalo 6.99
05/12/20 Vaal 6/8 Flat 4f 214y Gd/Sft B 9st 2lbs Lyle Hewitson 42
31/10/20 Turffontein 10/11 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 6lbs Dennis Schwarz 98.43
24/10/20 Turffontein 9/12 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 13lbs Muzi Yeni 40
29/09/20 Vaal 1/11 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs S'manga Khumalo 3.17
17/09/20 Vaal 3/12 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 6lbs S'manga Khumalo 4
23/07/20 Turffontein 4/10 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 6lbs Kabelo Matsunyane 75.38
22/02/20 Turffontein 7/13 Flat 5f 169y Gd/Sft 9st 6lbs Devin Habib 42.85
12/02/20 Turffontein 9/14 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Devin Habib 29.95

C&D winner. Winner here in January. 10/1, creditable fifth of 11 in handicap at this C&D (good to soft) 21 days ago. Must improve.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
02/02/21 Vaal 5/11 Flat 5f 212y Gd/Sft 9st 0lbs Piere Strydom 12.34
14/01/21 Vaal 1/14 Flat 5f 212y Soft 9st 6lbs S'manga Khumalo 8.25
27/12/20 Turffontein 8/9 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 10
14/11/20 Turffontein 11/11 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 2lbs Piere Strydom 30.65
31/10/20 Turffontein 12/15 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Craig Zackey 21
22/10/20 Vaal 4/10 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 4lbs Craig Zackey 12
06/08/20 Vaal 7/12 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 2lbs Craig Zackey 3.83
27/06/20 Turffontein 11/12 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 5.05
18/06/20 Turffontein 4/12 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 2.91
06/06/20 Turffontein 3/11 Flat 5f 103y Good 8st 9lbs Chase Maujean 183.61

C&D winner. Didn't need to improve to win 12-runner maiden (3/4) at Turffontein (6f, good) 24 days ago. Makes handicap debut.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
30/01/21 Turffontein 1/12 Flat 5f 212y Good B 9st 6lbs Muzi Yeni -
30/01/21 Vaal 1/12 Flat 5f 212y Good B 9st 6lbs Muzi Yeni 1.64
27/12/20 Turffontein 2/10 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 6lbs Muzi Yeni 4.02
28/11/20 Turffontein 2/11 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 4lbs Gavin Lerena 4.91
31/10/20 Turffontein 4/15 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 5.15
22/10/20 Vaal 2/10 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 4lbs S'manga Khumalo 14.63
10/09/20 Vaal 6/14 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 2lbs S'manga Khumalo 55

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

IRREVOCABLE DREAM gets a narrow vote but this is an open race. Louis The Seventh is the pick of the the others, while Putins Promise may be the one for third.

Betting Forecast

10/1 Louis The Seventh (Saf), 7/1 Speechmaker (Saf), 7/1 Irrevocable Dream (Saf), 33/1 My Kingdom (Saf), 14/1 Karino (Saf), 7/1 Putins Promise (Saf), 10/1 Bitter Wind (Saf), 20/1 Procrastinator (Saf), 7/1 Harrys Secret (Saf), 5/1 Battle Force (Saf)
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