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

Sa Derby 3 April Mr 104 Handicap (Class )

  • Distance: 6f 211y
  • Age: 3 years old+
  • Runners: 8
  • Prize: £5,063
  • Race status: Weighed In

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3-time C&D winner. Fourteen runs since last win in 2018. Last of 12 in minor event (50/1) at Turffontein (7f, good) 10 days ago. Not easy to make a case for.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
13/02/21 Turffontein 12/12 Flat 6f 211y Good 8st 7lbs Craig Zackey 76.56
14/11/20 Turffontein 8/12 Flat 6f 211y Good B 8st 7lbs Callan Murray 51.35
19/09/20 Turffontein 4/10 Flat 7f 46y Good B 8st 11lbs Lyle Hewitson 59.23
25/06/20 Vaal 9/10 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 6lbs Sherman Brown 90
15/02/20 Turffontein 9/9 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 2lbs Jason Gates 22.93
30/11/19 Turffontein 16/16 Flat 5f 169y Good B 9st 0lbs Piere Strydom 48.02
21/11/19 Vaal 5/10 Flat 6f 211y Gd/Sft B 9st 2lbs S'manga Khumalo 22
14/11/19 Vaal 4/17 Flat 5f 212y Good B 9st 2lbs Gavin Lerena 85
11/06/19 Vaal 13/14 Flat 5f 212y Good B 9st 11lbs Devin Habib 49.16
19/05/19 Turffontein 9/10 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 10.39
02/03/19 Turffontein 12/13 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 4lbs Karl Zechner 89.62
17/02/19 Turffontein 4/9 Flat 6f 211y Soft B 9st 10lbs Raymond Danielson 6.6
06/01/19 Turffontein 2/11 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 10lbs Karl Zechner 13
03/11/18 Turffontein 5/16 Flat 7f 210y Good B 9st 1lbs Warren Kennedy 19
06/10/18 Turffontein 1/12 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 2lbs Warren Kennedy 31.06
01/09/18 Turffontein 4/8 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 10lbs Randall Simons 11.19
04/05/18 Greyville 5/9 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 0lbs Lyle Hewitson 32
03/03/18 Turffontein 9/11 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 4lbs Gunter Wrogemann 16.5
10/02/18 Vaal 1/11 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 3lbs Karl Zechner 8
07/01/18 Turffontein 2/13 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 3lbs Gunter Wrogemann 7.6
12/12/17 Turffontein 4/14 Flat 5f 169y Gd/Sft B 9st 6lbs Donavan Mansour 13.5

7-time course winner. Good third of 6 in handicap at this course (7.2f, good, 10/1) 26 days ago. Merits consideration.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
28/01/21 Vaal 3/6 Flat 7f 46y Good z 9st 3lbs Jason Gates 10.5
10/12/20 Vaal 4/9 Flat 7f 210y Gd/Sft z 9st 6lbs Luke Ferraris 17.62
29/10/20 Vaal 5/14 Flat 6f 211y Good z 9st 4lbs Gavin Lerena 8.05
03/09/20 Turffontein 7/9 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 8lbs Randall Simons 19.66
02/08/20 Turffontein 2/7 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 6lbs Randall Simons 41.47
16/07/20 Turffontein 2/10 Flat 7f 46y Good z 9st 5lbs Devin Habib 15
04/06/20 Vaal 10/12 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 8lbs Piere Strydom 13.99
30/01/20 Vaal 1/8 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 1lbs Gavin Lerena 4.2
19/12/19 Vaal 1/8 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 7.53
26/11/19 Vaal 3/6 Flat 6f 211y Good z 9st 3lbs Craig Zackey 2.73
24/10/19 Vaal 5/13 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 6lbs Callan Murray 9.7
06/08/19 Vaal 2/5 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 4lbs Gavin Lerena 2.46
11/07/19 Vaal 3/15 Flat 6f 211y Good z 9st 2lbs Craig Zackey 27.73
15/06/19 Turffontein 6/12 Flat 7f 46y Good z 9st 3lbs Marco V'rensburg 13.75
09/04/19 Vaal 5/9 Flat 7f 210y Gd/Sft z 9st 4lbs Tejash Juglall 7.65
12/03/19 Turffontein 7/9 Flat 1m 99y Good z 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 9.03
07/03/19 Vaal 3/8 Flat 7f 100y Good z 9st 6lbs Warren Kennedy 4.78
19/02/19 Vaal 2/6 Flat 7f 46y Good z 9st 5lbs Warren Kennedy 4.53
22/01/19 Vaal 3/7 Flat 7f 210y Good z 8st 7lbs Warren Kennedy 8.66
08/12/18 Vaal 3/8 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 5lbs Piere Strydom 4.7
29/11/18 Vaal 1/7 Flat 6f 211y Good z 9st 2lbs Piere Strydom 3.23

C&D winner. Latest win here in January. Respectable fourth of 12 in minor event at Turffontein (7f, good, 25/1) 10 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
13/02/21 Turffontein 4/12 Flat 6f 211y Good B 8st 7lbs S'manga Khumalo 41.19
30/01/21 Vaal 8/9 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 7lbs Ryan Munger -
30/01/21 Turffontein 8/9 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 7lbs Ryan Munger -
12/01/21 Vaal 1/7 Flat 1m 209y Gd/Sft 9st 2lbs S'manga Khumalo 5.47
05/12/20 Vaal 12/16 Flat 7f 73y Gd/Sft B 9st 6lbs S'manga Khumalo 12.8
14/11/20 Turffontein 5/12 Flat 6f 211y Good B 8st 3lbs S'manga Khumalo 41.27
29/10/20 Vaal 6/6 Flat 1m 209y Good B 9st 4lbs Gavin Lerena 6.37
03/10/20 Turffontein 7/12 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 2lbs Marco V'rensburg 91.41
20/08/20 Turffontein 4/9 Flat 7f 46y Good B 8st 7lbs Nathan Klink 23.51
05/07/20 Turffontein 3/10 Flat 1m 209y Good B 8st 5lbs Marco V'rensburg 6.57
22/06/20 Turffontein 1/12 Flat 7f 46y Good B 9st 5lbs Gavin Lerena 6.85
19/03/20 Turffontein 1/8 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 7lbs S'manga Khumalo 10
29/02/20 Turffontein 3/9 Flat 7f 46y Gd/Sft 9st 0lbs Marco V'rensburg 9.37
12/02/20 Turffontein 4/11 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 7lbs Marco V'rensburg 17.64
25/01/20 Turffontein 4/10 Flat 7f 210y Gd/Sft 8st 3lbs Nathan Klink 54.36
07/01/20 Vaal 8/10 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 2lbs Nathan Klink 5.4
19/12/19 Vaal 3/24 Flat 7f 73y Good 9st 0lbs Nathan Klink 38
14/11/19 Vaal 6/17 Flat 5f 212y Good B 8st 3lbs Kabelo Matsunyane 36
05/10/19 Turffontein 12/13 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 2lbs Piere Strydom 33.14
29/08/19 Vaal 2/6 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 10lbs Callan Murray 4.9
07/07/19 Turffontein 3/8 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 7lbs Nathan Klink 23.74

Course winner. Three wins from 13 runs last year. Latest win at Turffontein in December. Good fourth of 9 in handicap at Greyville (6f, AW, 20/1) 13 days ago. Rejoined yard after leaving C.Spies.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
10/02/21 Greyville 4/9 Flat 5f 212y Std 9st 6lbs Stuart Randolph 38.57
04/02/21 Vaal 9/9 Flat 4f 214y Gd/Sft 9st 6lbs Hennie Greyling 33.76
19/01/21 Vaal 6/7 Flat 4f 214y Good 7st 12lbs Muzi Yeni 23.85
12/01/21 Vaal 11/14 Flat 4f 214y Gd/Sft 9st 4lbs Hennie Greyling 28.86
31/12/20 Turffontein 4/6 Flat 5f 169y Good 7st 12lbs Muzi Yeni 19.24
12/12/20 Turffontein 1/11 Flat 4f 214y Good 8st 10lbs Hennie Greyling 33.82
24/11/20 Vaal 8/8 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 4lbs Hennie Greyling 101.6
26/09/20 Turffontein 9/10 Flat 4f 214y Good 8st 13lbs Hennie Greyling 22
20/09/20 Scottsville 10/13 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 2lbs Stuart Randolph 12.4
14/07/20 Vaal 5/10 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 7lbs Hennie Greyling 15
04/07/20 Scottsville 5/13 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 2lbs Lyle Hewitson 19.15
30/06/20 Vaal 7/8 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 10lbs Hennie Greyling 13
23/06/20 Vaal 1/12 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 8lbs Hennie Greyling 55.85
11/06/20 Vaal 7/12 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 8lbs Mathew Thackeray 38.79
16/03/20 Flamingo Park 1/10 Flat 4f 214y 9st 6lbs Sherman Brown 3.97
07/03/20 Turffontein 8/10 Flat 4f 214y Good 8st 9lbs Calvin Habib 28
29/02/20 Turffontein 8/8 Flat 4f 214y Gd/Sft 7st 12lbs Mathew Thackeray 50.69
07/09/19 Turffontein 13/15 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 4lbs Jarryd Penny 28.78
29/08/19 Vaal 4/9 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 13lbs Hennie Greyling 26.85
03/08/19 Flamingo Park 12/13 Flat 4f 214y 8st 3lbs Keanen Steyn 7.09
27/07/19 Greyville 12/12 Flat 4f 214y Std 8st 3lbs Luke Ferraris 21.11

Course winner. 12/1, very good second of 6 in handicap at this course (7.2f, good) 26 days ago. Looks competitive on form.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
28/01/21 Vaal 2/6 Flat 7f 46y Good z 9st 3lbs Chase Maujean 23.49
23/01/21 Turffontein 4/10 Flat 5f 212y Good z 9st 3lbs Chase Maujean 34.3
29/10/20 Vaal 7/14 Flat 6f 211y Good z 9st 4lbs Lyle Hewitson 11.51
12/08/20 Greyville 12/12 Flat 5f 212y Std z 9st 1lbs Lyle Hewitson 6.17
19/07/20 Greyville 2/8 Flat 5f 212y Std z 8st 9lbs Lyle Hewitson 5.89
22/06/20 Turffontein 8/12 Flat 7f 46y Good z 9st 0lbs Luke Ferraris 17.5
28/02/20 Greyville 1/7 Flat 5f 212y Std/Slow z 9st 5lbs Luke Ferraris 6.46
28/01/20 Vaal 5/12 Flat 5f 212y Good z 9st 0lbs Luke Ferraris 7.58
19/12/19 Vaal 1/13 Flat 7f 73y Good z 8st 6lbs Warren Kennedy 8.82
07/11/19 Turffontein 3/7 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 1lbs Kabelo Matsunyane 16.5
19/10/19 Turffontein 5/11 Flat 5f 212y Good z 8st 6lbs Kabelo Matsunyane 50
14/09/19 Turffontein 9/10 Flat 5f 169y Good z 9st 0lbs Kabelo Matsunyane 48.56
06/01/19 Turffontein 13/13 Flat 1m 209y Good z 8st 11lbs Lyle Hewitson 20
11/12/18 Turffontein 4/6 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 6lbs Lyle Hewitson 3.8
24/11/18 Turffontein 6/15 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 6lbs Chase Maujean 52.75
03/11/18 Turffontein 3/11 Flat 6f 211y Good z 9st 0lbs Lyle Hewitson 70.63
29/09/18 Turffontein 6/10 Flat 5f 212y Good 7st 12lbs Luke Ferraris 8.86
07/07/18 Greyville 10/14 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 6lbs S'manga Khumalo 75
30/06/18 Greyville 6/9 Flat 5f 212y Std B 9st 6lbs S'manga Khumalo 4.03
26/05/18 Scottsville 9/16 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Lyle Hewitson 28.55
05/05/18 Turffontein 5/13 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Lyle Hewitson 16.71

C&D winner. Two wins from 6 runs last year. 23/4, creditable sixth of 12 in minor event at Turffontein (7f, good) 10 days ago. Makes handicap debut. Easy to look elsewhere.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
13/02/21 Turffontein 6/12 Flat 6f 211y Good 8st 3lbs Joshwin Solomons 5.99
10/01/21 Turffontein 3/10 Flat 6f 211y Soft 8st 3lbs Joshwin Solomons 5.63
24/11/20 Vaal 1/6 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 6lbs Luke Ferraris 2.92
07/11/20 Turffontein 3/10 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 2lbs Lyle Hewitson 6.56
03/10/20 Turffontein 2/7 Flat 5f 212y Good 8st 8lbs Luke Ferraris 6.16
15/09/20 Turffontein 5/8 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 2lbs Luke Ferraris 3.75
12/07/20 Turffontein 1/13 Flat 7f 46y Good 8st 13lbs Luke Ferraris 6.29
01/02/20 Kenilworth 6/20 Flat 5f 212y Good B 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 20.17
21/12/19 Kenilworth 13/16 Flat 7f 210y Good z 9st 6lbs Grant Behr 54.62
02/11/19 Turffontein 13/14 Flat 6f 211y Soft 8st 9lbs Piere Strydom 3.92
05/10/19 Turffontein 6/13 Flat 7f 46y Good 7st 12lbs Luke Ferraris 13.41
27/07/19 Greyville 8/14 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 12.32
06/07/19 Greyville 2/13 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 10.84
09/06/19 Turffontein 2/8 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 2lbs Lyle Hewitson 9.6
04/05/19 Turffontein 7/13 Flat 5f 169y Good 9st 6lbs Gavin Lerena 25.63
04/04/19 Vaal 1/14 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 6lbs Lyle Hewitson 10.08
01/12/18 Kenilworth 5/6 Flat 4f 104y Good 9st 6lbs Anthony Andrews 8.04

C&D winner. Good second of 10 in minor event (13/2) at Turffontein (9.9f, good). Off 7 months. Down in trip.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
23/07/20 Turffontein 2/10 Flat 1m 1f 207y Good 8st 3lbs Kabelo Matsunyane 8.37
02/07/20 Vaal 1/10 Flat 1m 1f 207y Good 9st 6lbs Kabelo Matsunyane 12.35
23/06/20 Vaal 2/8 Flat 1m 1f 207y Good 8st 13lbs Kabelo Matsunyane 27.73
21/03/20 Turffontein 6/7 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 2lbs Cole Dicken 55.04
05/03/20 Vaal 3/8 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 3lbs Piere Strydom 7.99
25/01/20 Turffontein 8/9 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 2lbs Gavin Lerena 25.55
04/01/20 Turffontein 7/7 Flat 6f 211y Good 8st 5lbs Ryan Munger 48
14/12/19 Turffontein 5/6 Flat 6f 211y Good 8st 13lbs Jeffery Syster 19
17/08/19 Turffontein 7/7 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 6lbs Dennis Schwarz 4.31
20/07/19 Turffontein 1/9 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 6lbs Dennis Schwarz 5.19
07/07/19 Turffontein 6/9 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 2lbs Muzi Yeni 12.82
06/06/19 Vaal 1/16 Flat 6f 211y Good 8st 11lbs Dennis Schwarz 5.82
27/05/19 Vaal 4/16 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 6lbs Dennis Schwarz 52.06

Five wins from 13 runs last year. Well-beaten seventeenth of 20 to Summer Pudding in Gr 1 at Turffontein (9.9f, good, 80/1) 87 days ago. Back down in trip. Needs a couple of these to falter.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
28/11/20 Turffontein 17/20 Flat 1m 1f 207y Good 8st 3lbs Jason Gates 91.71
14/11/20 Turffontein 6/12 Flat 1m 209y Good 8st 7lbs Jason Gates 11.5
29/10/20 Vaal 1/6 Flat 1m 209y Good 8st 9lbs Jason Gates 8.86
03/10/20 Turffontein 3/8 Flat 1m 209y Good 8st 9lbs Jason Gates 7.8
12/09/20 Turffontein 1/6 Flat 1m 209y Good 8st 3lbs Jason Gates 3.3
21/07/20 Vaal 2/13 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 5lbs Devin Habib 25.15
09/07/20 Vaal 1/14 Flat 6f 211y Good 9st 2lbs Devin Habib 55.49
14/06/20 Turffontein 9/12 Flat 7f 100y Good 9st 2lbs Marco V'rensburg 30.74
19/03/20 Turffontein 6/9 Flat 7f 46y Good 9st 7lbs Warren Kennedy 6.35
05/03/20 Vaal 8/8 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 6lbs Dennis Schwarz 4.55
18/02/20 Vaal 1/11 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 3lbs Jason Gates 40.71
28/01/20 Vaal 10/10 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 3lbs S'manga Khumalo 9.35
07/01/20 Vaal 1/16 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 4lbs Dennis Schwarz 4.49
12/11/19 Turffontein 3/14 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 2lbs Dennis Schwarz 2.05
02/11/19 Turffontein 2/16 Flat 7f 210y Soft 9st 2lbs Dennis Schwarz 18.5
17/10/19 Vaal 3/16 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 2lbs Xolani Ngcobo 26

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

NORDIC REBEL should be in the mix but has next to no margin for error. In Cahoots is likely to be waiting in the wings if the selection fails to deliver, while Johnny Hero looks best of the rest.

Betting Forecast

14/1 Captain Aldo (Saf), 9/2 Nordic Rebel (Saf), 5/1 Full Mast (Saf), 20/1 Singfonico (Saf), 9/2 In Cahoots (Saf), 5/2 Putontheredlight (Saf), 20/1 Johnny Hero (Saf), 6/1 Seven Patriots (Saf)
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