Here are the trainer comments ahead of Thursday’s race meeting at the Vaal.
No 4 City Dancer will improve on his first run and has a possible place chance.
No 7 Harlem Black has only been with me for a brief time so we will have to see how he goes.
Hurricane Hedley is having his first run and we will just have to see how he goes.
No 3 Madame Patrice is knocking on the door and has a winning chance.
No 6 Set And Match: I am hoping for an improved run and a place cheque.
No 7 Holiday In Spain will be green and will need the experience.
No 10 The Twelve Stars will need the experience.
No 11 Three Peaks should need further.
No 12 Tiger Summit is a nice filly but needs the experience.
No 1 The Russian Sailor may need the run.
No 4 Run Maxie Run has his first run for me. His work has been good.
No 8 Latest Craze should need the run.
No 9 Mountain Rock will need the run.
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No 12 Mabella has an Eachway chance.
No 1 Super Fine returns from a break but has an outside place chance.
No 2 Luscious Locks: I am hoping she can earn some money.
No 9 One-Oh-Wonder will run a better race.
No 3 Flaming Spectre will need the run.
No 2 Pucker Up ran well last time out and is coming on from that run and I am expecting a first 3 finish.
No 4 Kisumu is fit and well and has a strong Eachway chance.
No 1 Fierce Fighter has a place chance from his good draw.
No 3 Bahama Star is having his first run after a gelding and will need this run.
No 4 Solomon’s Pride steps up in distance and may get a minor place or just off the places.
No 5 Ice Lord may need the run. Place chance.
No 8 Whipping Boy must be included in Quartets.
No 16 Western Fort should need further.
No 3 Voodoo needs a fast pace and if he gets that he might place.
No 5 Out Of Your League is fit and well and has a place chance.
Both my runners, No 7 Royal Siege and No 8 Deal Me In, must be included in Quartets.
No 1 Doubled Over should be in the frame.
No 8 Little Lily: I am expecting some improvement from her.