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Future Swing Upped in latest release

Handicappers of the NHA have released the latest figure for the features this weekend. Future Swing, the 1900 winner, has improved to a 110. All the ratings are listed below. 


World Sports Betting 1900 (Grade 2)

FUTURE SWING had his rating increased from 103 to 110 following his win in the Grade 2 World Sports Betting 1900 over 1900m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Saturday. The Handicappers were unanimous in their view that IMILENZEYOKUDUMA made for the most suitable line horse here, leaving him unchanged on a rating of 105. In rating the race this way MUCHO DINERO runs to his rating of 110, effectively making him a line horse as well.

3rd Placed MASTER REDOUTE was increased to 115 from 113 while 4th placed PONTE PIETRA was increased to 106 from 103.

No other horses were given increases to their ratings here. The following horses were given drops, BARATHEON was dropped from 98 to 97, ATTICUS FINCH was dropped to 110 from 111 and SAFE PASSAGE was dropped to 109 from 112.


KRA East Coast Cup (Listed)

SAARTJIE remained unchanged on a rating of 110 after finishing strongly to land the Listed KRA East Coast Cup over 2000m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Saturday. The Handicappers felt that DONNA MO made for the most suitable line horse here and she remained unchanged on a rating of 94. In rating the race this way LUCKY MISS runs to her rating of 89, effectively making her a line horse as well.

The runner-up FUTURE GIRL was increased by 1 point from 96 to 97, while 3rd placed BALLROOM BLISS received a 4-points increase from 82 to 86.

Three horses received a drop in ratings in this event, GIVERS GRACE was dropped to 83 from 85, GRANDI ORECCHIE was dropped to 85 from 88 and DAMOSTAR was dropped to 91 from 93.


TAB East Cape Derby (Listed)

JOY AND PEACE was adjusted to 100 from 97 following her success in the Listed TAB East Cape Derby over 2400m at Fairview racecourse on Friday. The Handicappers were unanimous in their view that PUBLIC BENEFIT made for the most suitable line horse here and she remained unchanged on a mark of 90.

The front running runner-up WOMAN’S WORLD was adjusted to 93 from 79, making her 3 points higher than the 90-rated line horse PUBLIC BENEFIT, who she beat here by 2 lengths at level weights. This makes them correct on handicap terms.

There were no other changes to ratings for this event.


Secretariat Stakes (Listed)

SABRE STRIKE was increased from 90 to 93 after winning the Listed Secretariat Stakes over 1450m on the inside track at Turffontein on Sunday.

The Handicappers were of the unanimous opinion that WARHAWK BOMBER made for the most suitable line horse here and he remained unchanged on a rating of 92.

There were no other increases to ratings in this race however the following horses received drops to their ratings, MAX THE MAGICIAN was dropped to 85 from 86, COMMAND PILOT dropped from 92 to 89, EMPORIUM was dropped to 93 from 95 and LONGSWORD was dropped to 82 from 83.

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