Upcoming Runners: Vaal – Saturday 09 December 2023

The Hollywood Syndicate has three runners carded at Vaal on Saturday 09 December 2023. See what we are expecting here.

Saturday 09 December 2023

Race 1 – 12:15
1200m – WSB Welcomes You Maiden Plate

13 – Sakhala Is’Cathulo
Breeding: William Longsword – Exquisite Touch by Var (USA)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: Calvin Habib
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 5 (13 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 50/1

He needed his first two career outings at Turffontein. He is still learning how to race and is strengthening up. The son of William Longsword is doing well at home and the stable would not be surprised to see him finish in the first four.

Winning Form Comment: Needed first two outings. First run at the Vaal and can improve.

Race 3 – 13:25
1200m – WSB Supporters Of South African Racing MR 75 Handicap

10 – Fish Eagle
Breeding: Rafeef (AUS) – Fish River (AUS) by Canford Cliffs (IRE)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: Richard Fourie
Wgt: 56.5kg
Draw: 8 (17 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 5/1

He takes a drop back to the 1200m as the stable feel that he over raced in the early stages of his last start over 1500m. The son of Rafeef has won over this distance in the past. He is doing well at home and is capable of finishing in the first three.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:78. Won penultimate under Fourie and may be suited to the drop in trip. Chance.

Race 7 – 15:45
1475m – World Sports Betting Grand Heritage (Non-Black Type)

16 – Black Egret
Breeding: Rafeef (AUS) – Water Bird by Silvano (GER)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: Muzi Yeni
Wgt: 55.5kg
Draw: 15 (25 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 16/1

This will be his first run over this distance. It is a big field and he will best suited to racing from a prominent position. He is good enough to take his place in this contest and it is a competitive field. Muzi Yeni retains the ride and we are hoping for a positive run.

Winning Form Comment: Best MR:97. Is 2kgs better off at the weights with number 3 on latest. Watch.

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