Vaal
Race 3 - 13:10 - 1200M
Tab Pays Full Dividend, No Limits


R 110 000.00
R 65 937.00
R 21 100.00
R 10 550.00
R 5 275.00
R 2 638.00


Assessment Plate
Apprentice allowance may be claimed
Course Record
MOD BARLEY
67,1 secs
Same Trainer
(3-8)

MagicTips
3
2
9
1
5
Swinger
Exacta
Trifecta
Quartet
Pl/Acc:Leg 1
Field Statistics
Runs
49
Wins
16
Places
18
Stakes
R 2 254 986.00
Wins
32%
Average per runner
Runs
5
Wins
2
Places
2
Stakes
R 250 554.00
Places
36%



1200 Metres Vaal
Winners from Barrier Draw
Previous 1115 races
Places (1-2-3-4) from Barrier Draw

The high quality filly MIGHTY HIGH is best weighted in this assessment event on her peak showing and she can keep her 100% distance record intact. Her older rival STATE TROOPER has found some good recent form though and will severely test her resolve as he concedes just 2.5kgs to her. The joint top weight PALACE CHAPEL is loaded with ability and he didn't disgrace himself on unfavourable terms in a recent Cape feature on Met Day but the travelling is a definite concern on his return to the Highveld. The bay colt has quite a bit to find at the weights here and will again be seriously tested. GRINDELWALD caught the eye when he beat maiden rivals on debut in a workrider's event recently but he could be above-average and should be closely watched. The Tarry trained filly ANNEKA had an unsuccessful Cape stint in far stronger company and she also deserves strong consideration back on the Highveld with her low mass.

No Horse Length Behind Speed Index Predicted Time Merit Rated Mass Draw Jockey Trainer
9 ANNEKA 90 69,5 52 6 Lyle HEWITSON Sean TARRY
3 MIGHTY HIGH 0,8 88 69,7 58,5 1 Gavin LERENA Johan A Janse VAN VUUREN
4 WITCH OF THE WEST 1,9 86 69,9 55 9 Craig ZACKEY Lucky HOUDALAKIS
2 STATE TROOPER 3,2 84 70,1 61 8 Muzi YENI Roy MAGNER
1 PALACE CHAPEL 5,9 79 70,6 61 3 Carlos HERRERA GOMEZ Paul PETER
7 EUROSTORM 8,6 74 71,1 54,5 2 Deon SAMPSON Erico VERDONESE
8 DEERUPT 12 68 71,7 52,5 7 Calvin HABIB Johan A Janse VAN VUUREN
6 FRIEND OF TIME 12,8 66 71,9 55 5 Marco V/RENSBURG Mike/Adam AZZIE
5 GRINDELWALD 13,5 65 72 55 4 Jason GATES St John GRAY
No Trainer Jockey Runs 1st 2nd 3rd Win % Place %
1 Peter P A Herrera Gomez 87 13 11 6 15 34
2 Magner R R Yeni M 57 3 9 4 5 28
3 Janse van Vuur Lerena G 100 16 23 13 16 52
4 Houdalakis M N Zackey C 59 7 3 1 12 19
6 Azzie M G/A A V.Rensburg M 6 1 1 0 17 33
7 Verdonese E Sampson J 36 4 6 3 11 36
8 Janse van Vuur Habib C 60 3 11 5 5 32
9 Tarry S G Hewitson L 100 13 8 8 13 29
9 Runners




1
1/1
95
PALACE CHAPEL
3 year old Colt b - DOB: 01 Jan 0001
Potala Palace - Gem Quality by Special Preview
Breeder: Alado Project(Nom:Da
H C N da Costa & Hyperpaint Syndicate (Nom: G T Peter)
Red, white epaulettes, red sleeves, striped cap
Total Runs: 5:3-1-0
Stakes: R 709449
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 0:0-0-0
Course 1:1-0-0
Distance 2:1-0-0
C & D 1:1-0-0

(A)
61 kg
3
9
Herrera Gomez
51* 30:2-1-1
Peter P A
82* 30:2-5-2
Previous Form


Won: J10,T10,V12,(* wks). Highly rated, solid last feature run in the Cape, tough at weights but progressive.


2
10/1
83
STATE TROOPER
4 year old Gelding b - DOB: 24 Oct 2014
Captain Al - Queen's Bay by Fort Wood
Breeder: Wilgerbosdrift/Mauri
Mr R W S Chung
Gold, red stars, white slvs, red armbands, gold cap, red star, white pk
Total Runs: 10:3-2-2
Stakes: R 256487
Sale Price: R 700000
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 1:0-0-1
Course 4:1-1-2
Distance 5:1-1-2
C & D 3:0-1-2

(A)
61 kg
8
9
Yeni M
76* 30:2-4-3
Magner R R
64* 30:1-2-6
Previous Form


Won: T1160,Y12,V10,(4 wks). Consistent recent form, strong contender over the extra furlong.


3
16/10
109
MIGHTY HIGH
3 year old Filly b - DOB: 01 Jan 0001
Pathfork - Bold Nimph by Shamardal
Breeder: Maine Chance Farms (
A J van Huyssteen & J F & L M F Wernars
Dayglo yellow, purple spots
Total Runs: 5:3-2-0
Stakes: R 649762
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 0:0-0-0
Course 0:0-0-0
Distance 2:2-0-0
C & D 0:0-0-0

(A)
58,5 kg
1
9
Lerena G
143* 30:6-4-3
Janse van Vuur
96* 30:4-5-4
Previous Form


Won: Y10,S12,J12,(20 wks). 3rd run after rest. High quality filly, best weighted on peak run, respect


4
14/1
87
WITCH OF THE WEST
4 year old Filly b - DOB: 24 Oct 2014
Gimmethegreenlight - Angel Witch by Parade Leader
Breeder: Varsfontein Stud
Mauritzfontein (Pty) Ltd (Nom: J B Slack)
Black, yellow sash, sleeves and cap
Total Runs: 7:2-1-0
Stakes: R 158088
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 2:1-0-0
Course 3:1-0-0
Distance 2:0-1-0
C & D 1:0-0-0

(A)
55 kg
9
9
Zackey C
59* 30:2-2-1
Houdalakis M N
72* 30:4-2-3
Previous Form


Won: V14,Y1450,(37 wks). Rested 15 wks. Has issues but capable and is the best weighted older entrant.


5
14/1
71
GRINDELWALD
3 year old Colt ch - DOB: 22 Aug 2015
Announce - In My Secret by Miesque's Approval
Breeder: Graystone Stud
Mr St John D Gray
Green, white rings, quartered cap
Total Runs: 1:1-0-0
Stakes: R 68750
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 0:0-0-0
Course 1:1-0-0
Distance 0:0-0-0
C & D 0:0-0-0

(A)
55 kg
-4 kg
4
9
Gates J
72* 30:5-2-4
Gray St John D
67* 30:3-3-2
Previous Form


Won: V10(2 wks). Eye-catching debut triumph in weak workrider's event but could be progressive, watch.


6
33/1
68
FRIEND OF TIME
4 year old Gelding b - DOB: 11 Oct 2014
Trippi - Proud Peyton by National Assembly
Breeder: Highlands Farms Stud
P J Cotterell, A D Carr & J A Carr
Dayglo green, black maltese cross, dgl green slvs, black cuffs, d green cap, black pk
Total Runs: 5:1-0-1
Stakes: R 73625
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 0:0-0-0
Course 2:0-0-1
Distance 1:0-0-1
C & D 1:0-0-1

(A)
55 kg
5
9
V.Rensburg M
61* 30:2-2-4
Azzie M G/A A
63* 30:2-3-1
Previous Form


Won: T1160(9 wks). Narrow maiden winner, steep rise in class but combination had a winner recently.


7
25/1
79
EUROSTORM
3 year old Gelding b - DOB: 14 Sep 2015
Sail From Seattle - Reputable by Medicean
Breeder: Ascot Stud (Pty) Ltd
Mr G W Jooste
Purple, purple & yel.checked sleeves, yellow cap
Total Runs: 2:1-0-0
Stakes: R 60875
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 0:0-0-0
Course 0:0-0-0
Distance 1:0-0-0
C & D 0:0-0-0

(A)
54,5 kg
2
9
Sampson J
44* 30:3-4-2
Verdonese E
64* 30:2-3-4
Previous Form


Won: T1160,(9 wks). Brother to:ROYAL HONOUR6g(37: 6, 8). May prefer racing up the straight, stiff task but has scope.


8
14/1
81
DEERUPT
3 year old Filly b - DOB: 01 Jan 0001
Snitzel - Ready On Time by More Than Ready
Breeder: Oakland Park Stud
J F & L M F Wernars & Mrs T J Wernars
White, black fleur de lys, red slvs, black coll & cuffs, black & white striped cap
Total Runs: 6:1-3-0
Stakes: R 127875
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 2:0-1-0
Course 2:0-2-0
Distance 3:0-3-0
C & D 2:0-2-0

(A)
52,5 kg
7
9
Habib C
44* 30:1-3-4
Janse van Vuur
96* 30:4-5-4
Previous Form


Won: J1450,(25 wks). Rested 15 wks. *Carded to race 07/02, consistent form before last run, place chance.


9
10/1
87
ANNEKA
3 year old Filly b - DOB: 13 Nov 2015
Gimmethegreenlight - Alula by Western Winter
Breeder: Lammerskraal Stud
Messrs C J H van Niekerk & B G Gardner
Royal blue, red spot, hlvd slvs, royal blue cap
Total Runs: 8:1-1-0
Stakes: R 150075
Previous 4 runs
*First time runner
Sand 0:0-0-0
Wet 0:0-0-0
Course 1:0-0-0
Distance 4:1-1-0
C & D 1:0-0-0

(A)
52 kg
6
9
Hewitson L
91* 30:2-2-6
Tarry S G
78* 30:3-2-2
Previous Form


Won: Y12,(39 wks). Blinkers OFF. Back from lean Cape spell where she faced considerably stronger rivals.