Barrier Trial Greyville poly 1000m 01/05/2019
1st Man Of Action (Moodley/Anthony A 57kg draw 7) Quite imposing and showed good pace and a nice big action. Scope for improvement. 58.95 seconds
2nd 0,30 Cherry Road (Dillon C van Zyl s 56kg draw 1) Quick action. Green around turn and then stayed on and can improve. 59,00 seconds 0
3rd 2,60 Thomas Shelby (Kennedy/Van Vuuren S 57kg draw 6) Compact sort, showed pace and stayed on in the hands. 59.35 seconds
4th 4,70 The Vow (Hewitson/Bosch A 56kg draw 5) Nice, big horse. Slowly away and green but stayed on well with a fair action and has plenty of scope. 59.64 seconds
5th 4,95 Emerald Diamond (Brown/Anthony s 56kg draw 4) Showed some pace and a fair action but was green and can improve once the penny drops. 59.68 seconds
6th 5,95 King Ka Ching (Godden/Naidoo A 57kg draw 3) Dwelt but once warmed up in the straight began staying on with a fair action. 59.82 seconds
7th 9,05 Majete (Ferraris/Snaith A 57kg draw 2) Nicely put together, fair action and plenty of scope. Was not asked any questions and will improve. 60.26 seconds
1st Escape Club (Veale/Drier MR84 S 59kg draw 5) Fair pace and strode out quite well. 58.84 seconds.
2nd 0.05 Ancient Spirit (AUS) (De Melo/Van Vuuren MR77 A 59kg draw 6) Strode out quite well and showed acceleration in the straight when asked the question. 58.85 seconds.
3rd 6,15 Queen’s Plain (Kennedy/G Van Zyl (Jnr) MR51 s t 59kg draw 3) Strode out well and stayed on resolutely, although outpaced late. One to watch over 1400-1600m off a nice current handicap mark and representing a new yard. 59.68 seconds.
4th 11,15 Siberian Sunset (Brown/Dittmer S 58kg draw 1) Showed some pace and stayed on with a fair action. 60.37 seconds.
5th 13,05 Sabrena (Jacobson/Denysschen 59kg draw 2) Was a bit keen but showed some zip and can improve. 60.66 seconds.
6th 22,05 Silver Suo Jure (J L Samuel/L Denysschen 59kg draw 4) Dwelt and was outpaced but can improve. 62.15 seconds.
7th 28,15 Chantilly Girl (Jacobs -4 kg/Dittmer s 58kg draw 7) Green and outpaced. 62.99 seconds.
By David Thiselton