Upcoming Runners: Vaal Classic – Thursday 28 December 2023

The Hollywood Syndicate has two runners carded at Vaal Classic on Thursday 28 December 2023. See what we are expecting here.

Thursday 28 December 2023
Vaal Classic

Race 5 – 14:40
1800m – Take A Bet Wina Numba Numba MR 90 Handicap

2 – Trois Trois Quatre
Breeding: Rafeef (AUS) – Badger Creek by Ideal World (USA)
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Jockey: S’manga Khumalo
Wgt: 59.5kg
Draw: 8 (9 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 4/1

He ran a very good race when second in his last start over 2000m on this course. The son of Rafeef has come through the run well and is doing nicely at home. S’manga Khumalo retains the ride and another big run is expected.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:90. Is 1kg better off at the weights with number 8 on latest.

Race 7 – 15:50
1450m – Racehorse Owners Association MR 100 Open Handicap (3-year-olds)

8 – Whirlybird
Breeding: Canford Cliffs (IRE) – Samarate (AUS) by Fastnet Rock (AUS)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: Muzi Yeni
Wgt: 54.0kg
Draw: 6 (9 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

She meets a very competitive field, and this will be a test for her. She is doing very well at home and she gets the services of Muzi Yeni. The daughter of Canford Cliffs carries a handy galloping mass of 54kgs, and we are hoping for a positive run from her.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:88. Good last two runs against older rivals. Recent form line has been franked.

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