Upcoming Runners: Vaal Classic – Thursday 11 January 2024

The Hollywood Syndicate has four runners carded at Vaal Classic on Thursday 11 January 2024. See what we are expecting here.

Thursday 11 January 2024
Vaal Classic

Race 2 – 13:07
1000m – TAB Telebet 0861 000 822 Maiden Plate

1 – Sakhala Is’Cathulo
Breeding: William Longsword – Exquisite Touch by Var (USA)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: Muzi Yeni
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 5 (7 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 3/1

He showed massive improvement in his last start over this course and distance, with the blinkers fitted. The son of William Longsword has taken the run well. Muzi Yeni retains the ride and he has each way claims.

Winning Form Comment: Blinkers OFF. Best MR:77. Showed massive improvement last time. Yeni retains ride.

Race 2 – 13:07
1000m – TAB Telebet 0861 000 822 Maiden Plate

7 – Smashing – SCRATCHED (Insufficient Recovery Time)
Breeding: Rafeef (AUS) – Wrecking Ball by Great Britain (GB)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: *Siyanda Sosibo -1.5kg
Wgt: 57.5kg
Draw: 3 (7 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 3/1

She is better than her last start as the saddle slipped in running. Her first two career outings under apprentice Siyanda Sosibo were encouraging. We are hoping to see her return to her best form.

Winning Form Comment: Had legitimate excuses in latest. Chance on prior form.

Race 3 – 13:39
1000m – Take A Bet Wina Numba Numba Maiden Plate (F & M)

2 – Feather Dancer
Breeding: Vercingetorix – Sky Capers by Jet Master
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: *Siyanda Sosibo -1.5kg
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 2 (8 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

She showed very good improvement in her last start over this course and distance. The daughter of Vercingetorix has taken the run well and, in this field, she is capable of finishing in the first three.

Winning Form Comment: Ex Kotzen GS-2023.09.17. 3rd run after rest. Best MR:71. Improved in latest run and should be cherry-ripe. Chance.

Race 4 – 14:11
2400m – For Hospitality Bookings Call 011 681 1796 MR 84 Handicap

6 – Princess Kesh
Breeding: Brave Tin Soldier (USA) – Brightest Day (FR) by Country Reel (USA)
Trainer: Heather Adamson
Jockey: Kabelo Matsunyane
Wgt: 55.0kg
Draw: 4 (8 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 14/1

She is better than her last two starts as she had excuses in both those outings. The daughter of Brave Tin Soldier is working nicely. She takes on male company with a nice weight of 55kgs. We are hoping for a positive run.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:88. Better than recent form. Is taking on males and could improve to place.

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