Upcoming Runners: Turffontein Standside – Saturday 05 August 2023

The Hollywood Syndicate has three runners carded at Turffontein Standside on Saturday 05 August 2023. See what we are expecting here.

Saturday 05 August 2023
Turffontein Standside

Race 2 – 12:55
1800m – 4Racing Thanks And Appreciates Mike de Kock Racing Maiden Plate

7 – Mvelelo
Breeding: What A Winter – Orchid Island by Silvano (GER)
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Jockey: JP van der Merwe
Wgt: 56.0kg
Draw: 7 (8 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

He is doing well at home and the stable are starting to see a bit more sparkle out of him. The blinkers will be removed for this outing. He is on the improve and he is expected to run a big race.

Winning Form Comment: Blinkers OFF. Improved last time. The 2nd horse has come out and won since.

Race 7 – 15:50
1100m – Book A Table Call 011 681 1796 MR 82 Handicap

1 – Black Egret
Breeding: Rafeef (AUS) – Water Bird by Silvano (GER)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: Raymond Danielson
Wgt: 61.5kg
Draw: 7 (11 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

He won his penultimate start over this distance under Winning Form-sponsored jockey Raymond Danielson. He carries 61.5kgs and it is a competitive field. A good run is expected and he should be involved at the finish.

Winning Form Comment: Ex Fortune A-2023.05.16. Best MR:85. Good first run for Binda camp. Respect.

Race 8 – 16:25
1160m – Next Turffontein Racemeeting Saturday 12 August MR 72 Handicap

3 – Fish Eagle
Breeding: Rafeef (AUS) – Fish River (AUS) by Canford Cliffs (IRE)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: JP van der Merwe
Wgt: 59.5kg
Draw: 1 (8 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 14/1

He showed some signs of a form return over 1200m last time and finished that race well. The inside draw on the Turffontein straight course is a bit of a concern. However, he is doing well at home and is expected to finish in the money.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:78. Is 2.5kgs better off at the weights with number 4 on latest. Watch.

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