Sean Tarry’s classy Victoria Paige returns from a break at Turffontein today and if not too much in need of the run, should go close.
The Captain Al filly, one of the SP best bets on the nine race card, commenced her career with back-to-back victories last season as a juvenile.
She then ran 4,90 lengths behind Cockney Pride in the Gr2 Golden Slipper on Vodacom Durban July day, before finishing 2,25 lengths behind Gabor in the Gr1 Thekwini Stakes.
She has her first outing as a 3yo here after a break of 21 weeks.
The false rail is set at 3m on the back straight to 10m on the bend with a 10m spur at the 700m mark.
The going is good with a pen reading of 20.
First-timer / Rested horses comments:
1 12:30 – ITSARUSH.CO.ZA WELCOMES YOU MAIDEN PLATE
12 MASTER MOUNT A B Fortune: Looking for further
15 SOUL CONNECTION A B Fortune: Will need the run
17 KEEPING THE FAITH C Binda: No comment given
2 13:05 – ALL TO COME MAIDEN PLATE (F & M)
1 BLESSED RAIN S T Pettigrew: No comment given
3 RAINBOW HAZE P F Matchett: Will need the run
9 GIMME SHIMMY A B Fortune: Nice filly, maybe green
14 ROYAL REWARD M/A Azzie: No comment given
15 SHEER TALENT P F Matchett: Will need the run
3 13:40 – TAB PAYS THE FULL DIVIDEND, NO LIMITS MAIDEN PLATE (F & M)
15 OCEAN FOREST A G Laird: Place Chance
4 14:15 – BETTING WORLD – 087 741 2777 GRADUATION PLATE (F & M)
1 VICTORIA PAIGE S G Tarry: Chance if not just needing
5 LADY DEFIANCE (AUS) M F De Kock: More than likely to need the run
6 15:25 – PLAY SOCCER 6, 10 and 13 PROGRESS PLATE (F & M)
4 ILHA DA VARLETTE G V Woodruff: Has had two grass gallops but may still need it
7 16:05 – SECRETARIAT STAKES (Listed)
5 YOUR PACE OR MINE M F De Kock: More than likely to need the run
9 17:22 – NEXT TURFFONTEIN RACEMEETING SATURDAY 28 DECEMBER MAIDEN PLATE
1 RUNNING FURY G C Walker: Doing well at home and hoping for a good run
- Comments by Phumelela Publishing