Upcoming Runners: Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack – Wednesday, 08 May 2024

The Hollywood Syndicate has six runners carded at Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack on Wednesday, 08 May 2024. See what we are expecting here.

Wednesday, 08 May 2024
Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack

Race 2 – 11:35
1400m – Catch KZN Racing Via Live Streaming On www.galloptv.co.za Maiden Plate (F & M)

6 – Ubukhwebezana
Breeding: Vercingetorix – Felicity Flyer by Noordhoek Flyer
Trainer: MJ Odendaal
Jockey: Sean Veale
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 6 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 33/1

She is having her first run in KZN over 1400m on the polytrack. She is a temperamental filly and we are hoping to see her load into the starting stalls. The stable are happy with her work and she is expected to improve. The daughter of Vercingetorix is capable of finishing in the first four.

Winning Form Comment: Ex Botha P-2023.09.05. Rested 35 wks. Blinkers ON. Best MR:71. Has had issues at the gates. Watch.

Race 8 – 15:00
1200m – www.goldcircle.co.za MR 72 Handicap

3 – Phaka Imali
Breeding: Var (USA) – Endearment (AUS) by Hussonet (USA)
Trainer: Gary Rich
Jockey: Richard Fourie
Wgt: 58.5kg
Draw: 3 (11 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 2/1

He had to carry a big weight in his last start and was a tad disappointing. He is doing very well at home and is a fit horse heading into this race. Winning Form-sponsored Jockey Richard Fourie retains the ride and he is expected to be competitive.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:69. Is 4.5kgs better off at the weights with number 8 on latest. Include.

Race 8 – 15:00
1200m – www.goldcircle.co.za MR 72 Handicap

7 – Benni In The Area
Breeding: William Longsword – Kilauea by Trippi (USA)
Trainer: Gary Rich
Jockey: Cole Dicken
Wgt: 59.5kg
Draw: 7 (11 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

He returns from a short eight-week break. He ran a good race in his last start when third behind Phaka Imali. The son of William Longsword is doing well at home and if not in need of this outing, he can fight out the finish.

Winning Form Comment: 3rd run after rest. Best MR:79. Is 1.5kgs better off at the weights with number 3 on latest. Don’t ignore.

Race 9 – 15:30
1200m – Greyville Convention Centre MR 82 Handicap

2 – Yannakis
Breeding: Erupt (IRE) – Arissa by Silvano (GER)
Trainer: Gary Rich
Jockey: Cole Dicken
Wgt: 58.5kg
Draw: 2 (9 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 10/1

He returns from a 15-week break as he had had a few issues. The son of Erupt has had a gallop heading into this race and the stable have been happy with his work. He jumps from a good draw of two and if not in need of this outing, he can run a big race.

Winning Form Comment: Rested 15 wks. Best MR:82. Kept finding to win latest. The blinkers did the trick.

Race 10 – 16:00
1400m – www.tabgold.co.za MR 76 Handicap

2 – Purple Operator
Breeding: Captain Of All – House Of Lorraine by Dynasty
Trainer: Duncan Howells
Jockey: #Rachel Venniker -1.5kg
Wgt: 58.5kg
Draw: 2 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 4/1

He has been holding his form nicely and is very well in himself. He has been showing signs that he will enjoy the step up to 1400m. He jumps from a good draw of two and Rachel Venniker takes the 1.5kgs off his back. With luck in running, he is more than capable of running into the first three.

Winning Form Comment: 2nd run after rest. Best MR:79. Decent latest and should strip fitter. Merits inclusion.

Race 10 – 16:00
1400m – www.tabgold.co.za MR 76 Handicap

5 – Moya Wa LaLiga
Breeding: Rafeef (AUS) – Mrs Everest (IRE) by Galileo (IRE)
Trainer: Gareth van Zyl
Jockey: Craig Zackey
Wgt: 59.5kg
Draw: 5 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 25/1

He returns to KZN and he has taken his travels well. He steps up to 1400m on the polytrack and the stable are of the opinion that he will enjoy the step up in distance. Craig Zackey is booked to ride, and we are expecting him to return to best form.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:81. Back in KZN and chance if finding best form.