Turffontein Racecourse hosts a nine-race card, kicking off at 12:15 on Thursday.
Turf. 2700m oval track. Races up to 1160m straight course; beyond 1160m clockwise round turn with 800m run-in. The track rises 12m from 1600m to 800m marks, making it the most testing circuit in SA.
Low-number draws favoured over 1400m and, to a lesser extent, 1600m
Going – Good to soft, pen 25
False Rail – 2.5m on the back straight to zero on the bend with a 2m spur at the 700m mark.
Weather – Mostly sunny, 14-26 degrees, 15-35km/h North Westerly Cross/Headwind. Sunset @ 6:30 pm
WHAT TO BET?
WSB BEST BETS
13 MARY’S GREENLIGHT – Good form. Finished second last time.
12 THE OCTAGON – Decent debut run when finishing second.
1 LADY GREENSLEEVES – Non Runner
5 ALESIA’S LOVE – Good form. Finished second last time.
7 AZALEAS FOR ALL – Found form last time when finishing close second.
3 ALL RISE – Fair form in this field.
2 IDEAL FUTURE – Non Runner
4 BURMESE TIARA – Ignore her last start as the previous form was competitive.
5 PERFECT WITNESS – Good form. Won 3 out of her last 5 races.
9 TOTAL SURRENDER – Good form. Should be competitive here carrying 54kg.
9 ZIYASHA – Good form. Won his last 2 races.
2 CLIFF HANGER – Good form. Won his last start.
5 KWAZZI’S LADY – Good form. Won her last 4 races.
1 BELLEVARDE – Ignore her last start. Won her previous 2 races.
7 PLAYER – Good form. Won his last start.
3 BLACK LIGHTNING – Ignore his last race. Won his previous 2 races.
5 GIMME A NOTHER – Displayed potential when winning on debut.
10 ANNEWITHAN E – Consistent form. Won her penultimate start.