Upcoming Runners: Hollywoodbets Greyville – Sunday 30 July 2023

The Hollywood Syndicate has five runners carded at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Sunday 30 July 2023. See what we are expecting here.

Sunday 30 July 2023
Hollywoodbets Greyville

Race 1 – 11:10
1200m – TabGold Umkhomazi Stakes (Grade 2)

2 – Qhawe Lami – SCRATCHED (No Transport)
Breeding: Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) – Vice Versa by Var (USA)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: Calvin Habib
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 2 (9 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

He is trying the 1200m for the first time and jumps from a good draw of two. On ratings, he will find it tough to win a race of this nature. The son of Duke Of Marmalade is sound and well heading in. We are hoping for a positive run.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:92. Is held by number 8 on latest. Chance on previous form.

Race 3 – 12:20
1600m – @Worldpool Twitter Handicap (Listed)

17 – Platinum Sky – SCRATCHED (Reserve Runner)
Breeding: Silvano (GER) – Princess Royal by Captain Al
Trainer: Dean Kannemeyer
Jockey: *Reserve Runner 3
Wgt: 55.5kg
Draw: * (14 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 16/1

Winning Form Comment: Ex Tarry SG-2023.03.11. Rested 20 wks. Best MR:104. Stable debut. Place chance if fit.

Race 6 – 14:10
1200m – Mercury Sprint (Grade 1)

9 – Isivunguvungu
Breeding: What A Winter – Miss Tweedy by Tiger Ridge (USA)
Trainer: Peter Muscutt
Jockey: Richard Fourie
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 9 (13 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 3/1

He is a fit, happy horse heading in and he has done everything correctly in the lead up. The rest is up to him now, we are hoping that he settles in transit and if he does that, he is going to be a big runner.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:130. Won last two starts impressively and hat-trick is definitely on the cards.

Race 7 – 14:50
3200m – World Pool Gold Cup (Grade 3)

11 – Black Thorn
Breeding: Pomodoro – Ebony Rose by Dynasty
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Jockey: Keagan de Melo
Wgt: 54.0kg
Draw: 11 (15 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 12/1

He has had a great preparation and everything has gone to plan. The stable feel that the only negative is that he has not had another run going into this race. Winning Form-sponsored jockey Keagan de Melo is booked to ride and a big run is expected.

Winning Form Comment: Ex Tarry S G-2023.01.07. 2nd run after rest. Best MR:103. Good comeback run. Chance.

Race 10 – 17:00
1000m – LHKIR In December Umngeni Handicap (Listed)

12 – Iphiko
Breeding: Trippi (USA) – Valor Red by Western Winter (USA)
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Jockey: Athandiwe Mgudlwa
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 12 (13 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 16/1

She has been struggling to regain the form that she showed in Gauteng and Cape Town. Although she has not been beaten far, she has not fired like she can. She has a poor draw to overcome, and we are hoping to see her produce her best.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:109. Ran in a Grade 2 last time. Is very quick out of the gates and won only C&D attempt.

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