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Race 1 – Vaal Racecourse
COLOUR CODED gets the vote having shown ability to compete over this sort of trip range. She’s not been great the last twice in blinkers but they are shed today, potentially spiking the required improvement. BALLYCOTTON is bred for further and could unlock plenty now afforded an additional 2 furlongs.
Top Tip – COLOUR CODED (1)
One to consider – BALLYCOTTON (6)
Race 2 – Vaal Racecourse
A TIME TO FLOWER has found 2nd in 3 of her 5 career outings, including on local debut when attracting strong market support. She’s capable of going one better now upped in trip with that to work from. JINQIN was 4th to the selection that day, which was her own debut. She can sharpen up plenty now running with experience.
Top Tip – A TIME TO FLOWER (1)
One to consider – JINQIN (5)
Race 3 – Vaal Racecourse
I AM GIANT gets a vote on debut for the in-form Brett Crawford string. He has some useful names in the family tree and should be well-prepared. LOVE ME AGAIN is the pick with experience, having found 2nd by a head on debut over this trip at Turffontein.
Top Tip – I AM GIANT (1)
One to consider – LOVE ME AGAIN (4)
Race 4 – Vaal Racecourse
I’M IN LOVE makes first start since joining Paul Peter as she heads into new surrounds. She’s had plenty of time to rest up and could make a splash here. ARABIAN SKY went down by a neck over the mile here on penultimate outing. She has a useful record over C&D and could escape the maidens here.
Top Tip – I’M IN LOVE (1)
One to consider – ARABIAN SKY (2)
Race 5 – Vaal Racecourse
MASTER OF COIN showed good improvement when a length 2nd on first run as a gelding. He’s upped in trip today and should be in top shape for a challenge. FLAG BEARER has settled for 2nd best the last twice and can figure once more with blinkers retained.
Top Tip – MASTER OF COIN (1)
One to consider – FLAG BEARER (3)
Race 6 – Vaal Racecourse
ROLLWITHTHEPUNCHES is in the form of his life, having won his last couple at Turffontein. He has an exciting shot at a hat trick and looks primed to fight to the finish. IT’S ABOUT TIME is likely to challenge having found narrow defeat into 2nd the last twice.
Top Tip – ROLLWITHTHEPUNCHES (2)
One to consider – IT’S ABOUT TIME (4)
Race 7 – Vaal Racecourse
CABINET SHUFFLE has been narrowly defeated in runner-up the last twice, including on yard bow for Paul Peter at Scottsville latest. He should remain competitive as he tackles new surrounds today. FRONTLINE FIGHTER returns from 117 days off and was last seen a narrow C&D winner. He’s capable of picking up where he left off.
Top Tip – CABINET SHUFFLE (1)
One to consider – FRONTLINE FIGHTER (3)
Race 8 – Vaal Racecourse
BIG FIVE has been consistently landing in the money since being fitted with blinkers and looks a shade unlucky to remain a maiden. He’s got a bit of work to do but looks capable of getting it done here. THAT’S A FACT took a huge step forward when 3rd over C&D and should be watched to see if that effort can be backed up.
Top Tip – BIG FIVE (1)
One to consider – THAT’S A FACT (4)
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