Upcoming Runners: Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack – Sunday 17 July 2022

The Hollywood Syndicate has nine runners carded at Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack on Sunday 17 July 2022. See what we are expecting here.

Sunday 17 July 2022
Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack

Race 3 – 13:30
1600m – SF Pine Shavings Qualified Maiden Plate (F & M)

2 – Fashionigma
Breeding: Master Of My Fate – All About Style (IRE) by Hawk Wing (USA)
Trainer: Alyson Wright
Jockey: Keagan de Melo
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 2 (8 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 4/1

She is having her first run in Kwa-Zulu Natal for the Alyson Wright stable. She is doing well at home and from her good draw of two, a positive run is expected. She is capable of running into the first three.

Winning Form Comment: Ex Tarry SG-2022.03.10. Rested 18 wks. Blinkers OFF. Best MR:80. Stable debut. Expect big run if fit.

Race 4 – 14:05
1600m – Tawny Syndicate Conditional Novice

4 – Imbewu
Breeding: William Longsword – Natural Beauty by Judpot (USA)
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Richard Fourie
Wgt: 56.5kg
Draw: 4 (8 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 5/2

She is doing well, her work has been good and she is moving nicely. Her last run on the polytrack was eye-catching and the extra 200m should be in her favour. She does take on male company, but she is the best weighted runner and has a winning chance.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:94. Close-up on this course last time. In good form and is best weighted.

Race 5 – 14:40
1400m – Global Bloodstock Logistics MR 65 Handicap (F & M)

2 – Desert Pride
Breeding: Pomodoro – Al Zahra by Al Mufti (USA)
Trainer: Garth Puller
Jockey: Serino Moodley
Wgt: 59.5kg
Draw: 2 (12 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 14/1

She has come on since her first run for the Garth Puller stable. She will enjoy the extra 200m on offer and from her good draw of two, a form return is expected. The daughter of Pomodoro can run into the placings.

Winning Form Comment: Ex Tarry S G-2022.04.25. Best MR:86. Slow away in moderate latest. Is well-drawn and can improve.

Race 5 – 14:40
1400m – Global Bloodstock Logistics MR 65 Handicap (F & M)

3 – One Bite At A Time
Breeding: Visionaire (USA) – Trojan Belle by Centenary (USA)
Trainer: Gareth van Zyl
Jockey: Richard Fourie
Wgt: 57.5kg
Draw: 3 (12 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

She has cracked a good draw of three and is doing well at home. She has shown improvement in her last couple of starts and seems to be building in confidence. She gets the services of top jockey Richard Fourie and is expected to be involved in the fight to the finish.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:87. Fair latest against stronger. Fourie may be able to coax extra out of her.

Race 5 – 14:40
1400m – Global Bloodstock Logistics MR 65 Handicap (F & M)

15 – Arctic Princess – SCRATCHED (Reserve Runner)
Breeding: What A Winter – Rozelana by Al Mufti (USA)
Trainer: Gary Rich
Jockey: *Reserve Runner 3
Wgt: 61.0kg
Draw: * (12 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

She won a good race in her last start over this course and distance. She putting up some good work, but she is returning from an 11-week break. If getting into the race, she may be in need of this outing.

Winning Form Comment: Rested 11 wks. Best MR:75. Just won latest. Escaped with minimum penalty and can repeat.

Race 6 – 15:20
1400m – www.newturf.co.za MR 96 Handicap

1 – Dockofthebay
Breeding: Rafeef (AUS) – Sausalito Bay by Trippi (USA)
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: S’manga Khumalo
Wgt: 55.5kg
Draw: 1 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 5/1

He is having his peak run after returning from a rest and the gelding. He is drawn in pole position and S’manga Khumalo steps into the saddle. The obvious concern is that it is his first run on the polytrack. However, if taking to the surface, he should have an each way chance.

Winning Form Comment: 3rd run after rest. Gelded 2022.01.04. Best MR:97. Recent form line has been franked and should be cherry-ripe.

Race 6 – 15:20
1400m – www.newturf.co.za MR 96 Handicap

3 – Ralph The Rascal
Breeding: Gimmethegreenlight (AUS) – Ice Link by Toreador (IRE)
Trainer: Alyson Wright
Jockey: Keagan de Melo
Wgt: 53.0kg
Draw: 3 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 10/1

He is better than his last start suggests. He does meet a competitive field, but jumps from a good draw of three and gets the services of in-form jockey Keagan de Melo. He carries a handy galloping mass of 53kgs and is expected to be involved in the finish.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:87. Moderate last two. Has dropped to a competitive rating and can feature.

Race 6 – 15:20
1400m – www.newturf.co.za MR 96 Handicap

10 – Purple Nkanyezi
Breeding: Oratorio (IRE) – Bois de Boulogne by Trippi (USA)
Trainer: Garth Puller
Jockey: Serino Moodley
Wgt: 58.0kg
Draw: 10 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 5/1

She takes on male company from the widest draw of ten. However, that should not be an issue as she has the gate speed to overcome the draw. She is a tough mare that always gives of her best and should give the males a run for their money.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:92. Easy last win over this C&D and the form has been franked. Is taking on males.

Race 8 – 16:30
1200m – Philip ‘The Load Master’ Fourie MR 76 Handicap

11 – Purple Powahouse
Breeding: What A Winter – Clarion Call by Kabool (GB)
Trainer: Alyson Wright
Jockey: Keagan de Melo
Wgt: 59.0kg
Draw: 11 (11 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 10/1

He has struggled in his last two runs against stronger company. He takes a drop in class, but unfortunately jumps from the widest draw of eleven. With luck in running, he is expected to finish in the money.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:77. Three-time C&D winner. Has been taking on stronger and can improve.

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