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Posted 2018-06-14 09:46:48  
Preview Turffontein 14 June 2018

Race 1
Cirillo has been unlucky not to stick his nose in front on three starts prior to his Grade 1 flop last time out. The horse they have to beat here. Lion King ran a cracker on debut and could be close up again. Seventh Rule hadn't been far off in the Cape and makes his local debut.

2/1 Cirillo, 4/1 Coastal Torrent, 8/1 Seventh Rule, 8/1 Lion King, 8/1 Prince Jordan, 12/1 Dan's Empire, 14/1 Power Of Place, 14/1 Boscastle, 20/1 Good Emperor, 20/1 Alphamikefoxtrot, 20/1 Olofberg, 20/1 Adamo, 20/1 La Roca, 20/1 Street Byte, 33/1 Market Forces, 33/1 Laptop Wizard

Race 2
Mill Creek is the blinker strike after a nice debut effort. Could improve further to back that up with a win here. Collateral Beauty has been a disappointment to date, especially last time out. Place chance. Jaunita is an old time maiden but in decent form. Another effort like that could place.

4/1 Jaunita, 5/1 Count Kournikova, 5/1 Collateral Beauty, 7/1 Mill Creek, 7/1 Parental Control, 7/1 Boss Babe, 10/1 Lily Starlette, 14/1 Kutamba, 14/1 Ice Mint, 20/1 Dawa Phuti, 20/1 Hello Sunshine, 50/1 Old Oak, 50/1 Vintage Trim, 50/1 Pulcheria

Race 3
Santa Vittoria ran well behind Silvez last time out for a good second. Another big chance here. Big Myth is a scratching. Main Way could be a nice option for the placing after a close up first run. Generoso has nice form. Place. 

3/1 Santa Vittoria, 7/2 Ezieza, 7/2 Big Myth, 10/1 Generoso, 10/1 Main Way, 14/1 Cantata Mundi, 14/1 Pokemon Shuffle, 14/1 Tricia, 20/1 Elusive Moon, 20/1 Raksha, 20/1 Cojimar, 20/1 Emily Hobhouse, 33/1 One Track, 33/1 Polly Again, 50/1 Flirty Girty, 50/1 St Bernadette

Race 4
Zerodarkthirty has been running against better but carries the weight now. Nice penultimate effort previously. Defy Gravity was close up last time and another nice effort is expected again. Norland won with easy last time out. Could back that up with a placings.

4/1 Zerodarkthirty, 5/1 Wildlife Safari, 5/1 Defy Gravity, 7/1 Sovereign Reign, 10/1 Highway Eightyfive, 14/1 Front Rank, 14/1 King And Empire, 14/1 Time To Be Great, 14/1 Monty Python, 14/1 Keanan's Rock, 14/1 Norland, 20/1 Aquabuoy, 20/1 Supa Mufti, 33/1 Dancing Rebel, 50/1 Arpad, 50/1 Ekuseni

Race 5
Peppermint Tea placed last time after five decent runs in a row and including an easy maiden win. Jamra is down in class here after a good enough effort last time. Could go close. Hungry Heart is the best of the lower weighted runner with a top kick in board. One to watch.

4/1 Peppermint Tea, 5/1 Jamra, 10/1 The Smell Of Rain, 10/1 Hungry Heart, 10/1 Quebec Queen, 10/1 Black Biscuit, 10/1 Diva Faustina, 10/1 Picture Me, 10/1 Believe Me, 14/1 Ladies Club, 14/1 Lebanese Tractor, 14/1 Words, 20/1 Lady Negra, 33/1 Purdey, 50/1 Irish, 50/1 Empress Rock

Race 6
Seven Lives is up in class but ran two crackers last two runs. Including a win and second. Horse to beat at the weight. Wrecking Ball ran in the Grade 1 recently and could place after unplaced in that company. If you like Seven Lives that brings Greasepaint into the picture. Place chance.

8/11 Seven Lives, 7/1 Brigtnumberten, 8/1 Wrecking Ball, 10/1 Greasepaint, 10/1 Torre Del Oro, 14/1 Queen Laurie, 20/1 African Ruler, 20/1 Angel's Power

Race 7
Rebels Champ has Lyle Hewitson on now and has a big chance after the good effort in the highest class. Won prior to that. Great Shaka had been ultra consistent and should be right there again. Sir Spencer is up in class after the classy wins. Place chance here.

7/2 Pillaroftheearth, 5/1 Great Shaka, 5/1 Hampton Court, 7/1 Rebel's Champ, 8/1 Copper Jay, 12/1 Sir Spencer, 14/1 Isphan, 14/1 All Night Flight, 14/1 Drum Fire, 14/1 True Words, 20/1 Magic, 20/1 Like Astair, 33/1 Le Tigre, 33/1 Moshav, 33/1 Strategic Power

Race 8
Hideaway has been beaten around 2 lengths each in his past three pasts and closer last time. Big chance here. Lute Society was improved at his latest. Place chance. Roman Evening was close last time out and could go close again here. Place.

5/1 Hideaway, 6/1 Dragoon, 7/1 Quattro, 10/1 Last Battle, 10/1 Thewaywemakem, 10/1 River Ayre, 10/1 Singaswewin, 10/1 Savitar, 14/1 Viva Espana, 14/1 The Tin Man, 14/1 Blenderhead, 20/1 Minnesota, 20/1 Mr Rambo, 20/1 Roman Evening, 20/1 Sabre Dance, 20/1 Lute Society

Race 9
Mount Keith has ultra consistent form and could win this time. Cannes is the big danger. Mark Khan takes the mount now. Pius Oil is also in the race with same formline as the previous start with the other selections. Place.

5/1 Mount Keith, 6/1 Cannes, 7/1 Timeofthevikings, 7/1 King Of Mani, 10/1 Silver King, 10/1 Master Boulder, 14/1 Rambo, 14/1 Truly, 14/1 Pius Oil, 14/1 Chapel Jive, 20/1 Crimson Magic, 20/1 Terroncito, 20/1 Extreme Dubai, 20/1 The Shredder, 20/1 Nitro Charge, 20/1 Hyperactive


Best Bet Race 1 Cirillo, take double with Seven Lives. 

Best Value Race 9 Mount Keith


Trainer comments G Terzi

Race 7 - strategic power- will need this run.

Race 9 - Hyperactive- hoping for an each way chance.

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