Upcoming Runners: Vaal Classic – Thursday 17 November 2022

The Hollywood Syndicate has three runners carded at Vaal Classic on Thursday 17 November 2022. See what we are expecting here.

Thursday 17 November 2022
Vaal Classic

Race 6 – 14:45

1600m – Betway Summer Cup 26 November MR 80 Divided Handicap

4 – Flying Grace
Breeding: Master Of My Fate – Sacred Hills by Kildonan
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: *Gabriel Pieterse -1.5kg
Wgt: 57.5kg
Draw: 7 (11 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 20/1

He is returning from a 22-week break. He is a sound horse who is doing well at home. He is expected to be in need of this outing and this run will bring him on for future races.

Winning Form Comment: Rested 22 wks. Best MR:80. Returns from a break and drops back to a mile. Trainers only runner.

Race 6 – 14:45

1600m – Betway Summer Cup 26 November MR 80 Divided Handicap

6 – Tirpitz
Breeding: Silvano (GER) – Exotic (IRE) by Galileo (IRE)
Trainer: Brett Crawford
Jockey: Kabelo Matsunyane
Wgt: 56.5kg
Draw: 11 (11 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 5/1

He produced a decent comeback run over 1500m on the Vaal Classic course and is doing well in the lead up to this race. He does meet a competitive field and with a bit of luck from the widest draw of eleven, he has an each way chance.

Winning Form Comment: 2nd run after rest. Gelded 2022.01.26. Best MR:73. Fair latest. Has cracked another wide draw and can feature.

Race 7 – 15:15

1000m – Racing240 For Racing. For You MR 90 Divided Handicap (F & M)

1 – Iphiko
Breeding: Trippi (USA) – Valor Red by Western Winter (USA)
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Jockey: Muzi Yeni
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 7 (10 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 16/10

She was not disgraced when finishing fifth in the Listed Gardenia Stakes last time. She takes a drop in class and is in a good space. Muzi Yeni retains the ride and she has a winning chance.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:90. Wasn’t disgraced in a Listed event last time. Horse to beat.

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