Vaal
Race 6 - 15:15 - 2400M
4 May Gin & Roses Festival


R 98 000.00
R 61 250.00
R 19 600.00
R 9 800.00
R 4 900.00
R 2 450.00


Merit Rated 74 Handicap
Apprentice allowance may be claimed
Course Record

0 secs
Same Trainer
(6-8)

MagicTips
5
2
10
7
3
Swinger
Exacta
Trifecta
Quartet
Pl/Acc:Leg 4
Pick 6:Leg 3
J/Pot :Leg 2
Field Statistics
Runs
223
Wins
29
Places
64
Stakes
R 2 555 651.00
Wins
13%
Average per runner
Runs
19
Wins
2
Places
5
Stakes
R 212 971.00
Places
28%



2400 Metres Vaal
Winners from Barrier Draw
Previous 21 races
Places (1-2-3-4) from Barrier Draw

The proven stayer MIGHTY AND MAGIC made eye-catching late headway in a stronger line-up over shorter recently and that formline should be monitored by the progress of Finchatton and Come The Day in race 4 on today's card. The Tarry inmate will certainly enjoy the extra ground and should be highly competitive. BRAND NEW CADILLAC has solid credentials but he returns from a 16 week absence and his fitness will be severely tested. That clearly isn't an issue for the veteran gelding ILITSHE who has coped well with shorter trips in recent starts and he finished just over one length adrift of the top rating recently. He is 1kg better off with that rival. HIGHLANDER could be a serious contender back in this suitable handicap after his most creditable last performance over today's distance.

No Horse Length Behind Speed Index Predicted Time Merit Rated Mass Draw Jockey Trainer
10 VILLAGE DEEP 88 156,7 52 2 Muzi YENI Scott KENNY
3 BRAND NEW CADILLAC 0,9 87 156,9 59,5 10 Denis SCHWARZ Gary ALEXANDER
2 ILITSHE 1,2 86 156,9 60 1 Chase MAUJEAN Jurgen V/HEERDEN
9 KURT'S APPROVAL 1,8 85 157 52,5 9 Ryan MUNGER Brian WIID
5 MIGHTY AND MAGIC 2 84 157,1 58,5 4 Lyle HEWITSON Sean TARRY
7 HIGHLANDER 2,4 84 157,1 56 11 Warren KENNEDY St John GRAY
1 SENOR LIZARD 3 83 157,2 60 3 Devin HABIB Paul MATCHETT
6 TENDRE 4,7 79 157,6 58,5 12 S'manga KHUMALO Joe SOMA
11 PLUCKY PLUNDERER 4,8 79 157,6 52 6 Jarryd PENNY Roy MAGNER
12 GONNAFLY 8 73 158,2 52 8 Nathan KLINK Tyrone ZACKEY
8 LEFTRIGHTGOODNIGHT 9,4 71 158,4 53,5 5 Calvin HABIB Joe SOMA
4 KING OF BLUES 9,6 71 158,4 59 7 Chad LITTLE Paul PETER
No Trainer Jockey Runs 1st 2nd 3rd Win % Place %
1 Matchett P F Habib Devin 32 4 2 1 13 22
2 V/Heerden J L Maujean C 9 1 0 2 11 33
3 Alexander G M Schwarz D 100 14 10 8 14 32
4 Peter P A Little C 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 Tarry S G Hewitson L 100 13 8 8 13 29
6 Soma J A Khumalo S 38 2 2 3 5 18
7 Gray St John D Kennedy W 76 6 8 13 8 36
8 Soma J A Habib C 4 0 0 0 0 0
9 Wiid B O Munger R 2 0 0 0 0 0
10 Kenny S W Yeni M 33 1 4 3 3 24
11 Magner R R Penny J 17 0 1 2 0 18
12 Zackey T Klink N 9 0 0 1 0 11
12 Runners




1
5/1
86
SENOR LIZARD
3 year old Gelding b - DOB: 01 Jan 0001
The Apache - Belle Petite by Lizard Island
Breeder: Rosedene Stud
Mr R S Wentzel
Yellow, green maltese cross, white slvs, gold & green qtd cap
Total Runs: 12:2-1-0
Stakes: R 149550
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 2:0-0-0
Course 3:1-0-0
Distance 0:0-0-0
C & D 0:0-0-0

(BA)
60 kg
3
12
Habib Devin
58* 30:2-4-0
Matchett P F
58* 30:2-5-1
Previous Form


Won: Y16,J20,(16 wks). Improved last run in stronger company, could enjoy this distance but tough with big mass.


2
5/1
74
ILITSHE
8 year old Gelding b - DOB: 08 Nov 2010
Fastnet Rock - Reem Albaraari by Sadler's Wells
Breeder: Caradale Pty Ltd, NS
The Carefree Syndicate (Nom: J L Van Heerden)
Turquoise green & navy checks, turquoise green slvs, navy cuffs, turquoise greencap, navy pk
Total Runs: 35:6-0-6
Stakes: R 570500
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 4:0-0-2
Course 2:0-0-0
Distance 4:0-0-0
C & D 1:0-0-0

()
60 kg
1
12
Maujean C
48* 30:2-2-3
V/Heerden J L
64* 30:2-2-4
Previous Form


Won: E1950,E1950,T20,V18,J20,T2850,(97 wks). Fair recent form from this proven stayer, respect.


3
5/2
74
BRAND NEW CADILLAC
4 year old Gelding b - DOB: 21 Sep 2014
Traffic Guard - Great Attraction by Northern Guest
Breeder: Summerhill Stud (Pty
B G W Seggar, Pravin Chetty, B G Gardner, A B Giuricich, G C Kalil, G S Knowles & D A Simpson & J A Alexa
Black & white stripes, shocking pink slvs and cap
Total Runs: 12:3-1-2
Stakes: R 207650
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 0:0-0-0
Course 2:1-0-0
Distance 4:3-0-1
C & D 1:1-0-0

(A)
59,5 kg
10
12
Schwarz D
67* 30:2-2-6
Alexander G M
66* 30:2-1-5
Previous Form


Won: T24,Y24,V24(16 wks). Rested 16 wks. Good form before the rest, definite claims.


4
25/1
72
KING OF BLUES
5 year old Gelding b - DOB: 01 Jan 0001
The Sheik - Blue Eyed Queen by Thunder Gulch
Breeder: Scott Bros
H C N da Costa & Hyperpaint Syndicate (Nom: G T Peter)
Black, silver diamond, pink slvs, silver cap, black pk
Total Runs: 9:1-3-0
Stakes: R 115650
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 1:0-1-0
Course 0:0-0-0
Distance 3:1-1-0
C & D 0:0-0-0

(A)
59 kg
7
12
Little C
0* 3:0-0-0
Peter P A
80* 30:2-5-2
Previous Form


Won: V24,(117 wks). Rested 46 wks. Gelded 2018.09.26. Lost his way before rest and gelding.


5
4/1
72
MIGHTY AND MAGIC
4 year old Gelding b - DOB: 03 Sep 2014
Twice Over - Strategic Quest by Rainbow Quest
Breeder: Drakenstein Stud(Nom
Mr B Kantor
Yellow, royal blue epaulettes, yel.sleeves & cap
Total Runs: 14:3-1-2
Stakes: R 209375
Sale Price: R 425000
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 2:0-0-0
Course 3:0-0-1
Distance 0:0-0-0
C & D 0:0-0-0

(A)
58,5 kg
4
12
Hewitson L
91* 30:2-2-6
Tarry S G
80* 30:3-2-2
Previous Form


Won: V17,V17,J26,(13 wks). Eye-catching improvement last time and will enjoy this extra ground.


6
14/1
71
TENDRE
5 year old Gelding b - DOB: 09 Nov 2013
Dan De Lago - La Belle by Al Mufti
Breeder: The Alchemy
D D Hayman & J A Soma & Ms S Wilson
Royal blue, red hoop, light blue sleeves, red cap
Total Runs: 21:3-2-1
Stakes: R 244050
Sale Price: R 45000
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 2:0-0-0
Course 1:1-0-0
Distance 3:0-0-0
C & D 0:0-0-0

(A)
58,5 kg
12
12
Khumalo S
67* 30:1-5-3
Soma J A
37* 30:0-3-0
Previous Form


Won: Y1450,T18,T2450,(79 wks). Best MR:82. Reaching competitive merit rating and top jockey retains.


7
10/1
66
HIGHLANDER
5 year old Gelding ch - DOB: 01 Jan 0001
Jam Alley - Celtic Sands by Hermitage
Breeder: Graystone Stud
Mr St John D Gray
Green, white rings, quartered cap
Total Runs: 34:3-7-5
Stakes: R 354475
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 4:0-0-1
Course 8:1-1-1
Distance 6:1-2-1
C & D 3:1-0-1

(A)
56 kg
11
12
Kennedy W
68* 30:1-2-1
Gray St John D
69* 30:3-3-2
Previous Form


Won: T20,V17,Y24,(25 wks). Best MR:73. Not disgraced last time but much better treated on these handicap terms.


8
33/1
62
LEFTRIGHTGOODNIGHT
4 year old Gelding b - DOB: 22 Sep 2014
Warm White Night - Floriana by The Sheik
Breeder: Klawervlei Stud
J A Soma, M A Currie, D Shawe & L A Wainstein & Imagine Racing CC (Nom: C J Hartley)
Black, yellow sash, white sleeves and cap
Total Runs: 11:1-0-1
Stakes: R 78726
Sale Price: R 275000
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 1:0-0-0
Course 2:0-0-0
Distance 1:0-0-0
C & D 1:0-0-0

(A)
53,5 kg
5
12
Habib C
41* 30:1-3-4
Soma J A
37* 30:0-3-0
Previous Form


Won: V12,(90 wks). Blinkers OFF. Could be better without the headgear.


9
7/1
60
KURT'S APPROVAL
4 year old Gelding b - DOB: 25 Oct 2014
Miesque's Approval - Rosey's Song by Count Dubois
Breeder: Messrs G Hodges & B
Messrs P D Jules, G Hodges & B O Wiid
White, dk.blu hoop, white slvs, dk.blu armbands, dk.blu & gold qtd cap
Total Runs: 17:3-2-1
Stakes: R 217375
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 2:0-1-0
Course 3:0-1-1
Distance 0:0-0-0
C & D 0:0-0-0

(A)
52,5 kg
9
12
Munger R
69* 30:2-5-1
Wiid B O
56* 30:2-3-2
Previous Form


Won: V12,J16,J18,(20 wks). Blinkers OFF. Best MR:75. Fair form and could enjoy this test of stamina.


10
10/1
57
VILLAGE DEEP
4 year old Gelding b - DOB: 07 Aug 2014
Golden Sword - Bellita by Toreador
Breeder: Summerhill Stud (Pty
Miss S Bhana
Magenta, black maltese cross, black slvs, yel.cap.
Total Runs: 14:1-4-1
Stakes: R 160625
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 0:0-0-0
Course 3:0-1-1
Distance 6:1-2-0
C & D 2:0-1-0

(BA)
52 kg
2
12
Yeni M
75* 30:2-4-3
Kenny S W
64* 30:2-5-1
Previous Form


Won: T24,(30 wks). Best MR:68. Quick form return last time, strong contender.


11
25/1
53
PLUCKY PLUNDERER
4 year old Gelding ch - DOB: 21 Sep 2014
Daring Bid - Atraab by Fahal
Breeder: The Flying Stud
Mr G R Sadleir
Cerise, black hoop & slvs, cerise armbands, black cap
Total Runs: 20:1-0-2
Stakes: R 98425
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 2:0-0-0
Course 3:0-0-1
Distance 5:0-0-1
C & D 3:0-0-1

(A)
52 kg
6
12
Penny J
34* 30:2-2-1
Magner R R
61* 30:1-2-6
Previous Form


Won: V18,(51 wks). Best MR:71. Weighted to finish closer to 10 in penultimate run.


12
20/1
49
GONNAFLY
4 year old Gelding ch - DOB: 01 Jan 0001
Crusade - Ruby Eaglechild by Manshood
Breeder: Mr & Mrs J Martin
S F G Habib & Tyrone Zackey & K P & N M Backos
Turquoise blue, cerise epaulettes & slvs, turquoise blue armband, cerise cap
Total Runs: 24:2-0-3
Stakes: R 149250
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 2:1-0-0
Course 4:1-0-0
Distance 0:0-0-0
C & D 0:0-0-0

(A)
52 kg
-2,5 kg
8
12
Klink N
61* 30:3-3-4
Zackey T
48* 30:1-0-2
Previous Form


Won: V14,Y15,(44 wks). Best MR:77. Big improvement last time, low mass again but steep rise in trip a worry.