Upcoming Runners: Turffontein Standside – Saturday 05 March 2022

The Hollywood Syndicate has eight runners carded at Turffontein Standside on Saturday 05 March 2022. See what we are expecting here.

Saturday 05 March 2022
Turffontein Standside

Race 2 – 12:35
1000m – WSB Bet With The Best Juvenile Plate

4 – Rafa’s Boy
Breeding: Rafeef (AUS) – Flame Cat (AUS) by Tale Of The Cat (USA)
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Anton Marcus
Wgt: 57.0kg
Draw: 5 (7 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 3/1

He is making his debut with Anton Marcus in the saddle. He has come along nicely, progressed quickly and shows some speed in his work at home. We are hoping that he produces a good effort and that his run will give us a guide on a path forward for him.

Winning Form Comment: Brother to:RAPID FIRE4f(21: 4, 8). *Rafeef colt(Cost R300000).

Race 4 – 13:45
1160m – WSB Supporters Of SA Racing Maiden Plate

1 – Vengeance Forever
Breeding: Futura – Gold Trip by Trippi (USA)
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Richard Fourie
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 3 (12 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 4/1

He is having his first run for the Sean Tarry stable. His conditioner is happy with his progress and his work has been good. This race is over a distance short of his best, but he is capable of running into the first three.

Winning Form Comment: Brother to:SHE’S A KEEPER5m(12: 6, 2). Ex Sands AE-2021.11.16. Rested 16 wks. First run for Tarry camp. Can place.

Race 5 – 14:20
1400m – Wilgerbosdrift Hawaii Stakes (Grade 2)

4 – Cirillo
Breeding: Pomodoro – Miss Wordsworth by Lake Coniston (IRE)
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Calvin Habib
Wgt: 59.0kg
Draw: 1 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 25/1

He is having his first run after taking his place in the Grade 1 WSB Cape Town Met. He may need his first run on the Highveld and this effort will bring him on for a feature race on 2 April. He can run into the money.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:129. Faced stronger in a Grade 1 last time. Drawn pole.

Race 5 – 14:20
1400m – Wilgerbosdrift Hawaii Stakes (Grade 2)

6 – Chimichuri Run
Breeding: Trippi (USA) – Spiced Gold by Kahal (GB)
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Raymond Danielson
Wgt: 59.0kg
Draw: 6 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 10/1

He returned to best form when he dead-heated with Invidia over this course and distance last time. He runs his best races with jockey Raymond Danielson and he has a good winning chance once again.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:126. Dead-heated with number 8 in latest. Has a winning chance.

Race 7 – 15:40
1800m – WSB SA Classic (Grade 1)

9 – Platinum Sky
Breeding: Silvano (GER) – Princess Royal by Captain Al
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Anton Marcus
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 3 (11 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

He takes a big step up in class to Grade 1 company. He has come on since his last run and has strengthened up nicely. Anton Marcus takes the ride from a good draw of three. The son of Silvano will be at his over the Derby distance, but he is capable of running a big race.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:104. Decent latest when behind number 4. Well drawn and has a place chance.

Race 8 – 16:15
1600m – WSB Club Prive Acacia Stakes (Grade 3)

4 – Victoria Paige
Breeding: Captain Al – Miss Respect (GB) by Mark of Esteem (IRE)
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Chase Maujean
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 9 (13 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 20/1

She needed her last run, but the positive is that she jumped on terms. This run will bring her on for a feature race at the beginning of April and she will be finishing her race off strongly.

Winning Form Comment: 3rd run after rest. Best MR:112. Needed last two. Should be cherry-ripe and can improve.

Race 9 – 16:45
2400m – wsb.co.za Aquanaut Handicap (Listed)

8 – Black Thorn
Breeding: Pomodoro – Ebony Rose by Dynasty
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Grant van Niekerk
Wgt: 52.0kg
Draw: 2 (9 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

He is doing really well and this race has been part of a long term plan. He is out at the weights, which may make it a little tougher. In saying that, he is on the up and he has a good each way chance.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:87. Unbeaten over this C&D. Has plenty of stamina and the light mass will help.

Race 10 – 17:20
1160m – Nother Russia Conditions Plate (F & M)

4 – Tropic Sun
Breeding: Skitt Skizzle – Caribbean Dream by Captain Al
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Chase Maujean
Wgt: 58.0kg
Draw: 4 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 14/1

She is returning from a 14-week break. Her coat is turning for the better and she is working well. She is expected to need this run, but improvement is expected.

Winning Form Comment: Rested 14 wks. Best MR:109. Ran in a Grade 3 last time and the form has worked out well. Can improve.

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