Kenilworth Preview – 23 November


Kenilworth, 23.11.2019, Race 1, Gallops, 1000m, Turf, R70.000, 13:25GMT+2

Race Summary: Work Riders’ contest to kickstart a cracking meeting which could provide pointers to some of the Summer features. WATCH ME NOW has solid sprint form and could be hard to beat if on her A-game after a break. BAD HABIT outran herodds when returning from a break to finish ahead of CYBER BLOSSOM. Both arecapable of posing a threat to the selection if building on those efforts.


#2 Watch Me Now, #3 Bad Habit, #4 Cyber Blossom, #5 To Do Ron Ron

Kenilworth, 23.11.2019, Race 2, Gallops, 1600m, Turf, R70.000, 14:00GMT+2

Race Summary: Good race. WHAT A FLIRT will not be a maiden for much longer and will be inthe thick of things again. She was ahead of well-related ROCAMADOUR and WHITE LACE last time and should confirm. SILVER TIARA disappointed on that occasion but is capable of better if overcoming a wide draw. RATTLE MOUSE and SPRINGISINTHEAIR should be involved. NAN and CAMINO PALMERO have chances too.


#13 What A Flirt, #11 Rattle Mouse, #12 Springisintheair, #2 Rocamadour

Kenilworth, 23.11.2019, Race 3, Gallops, 1800m, Turf, R70.000, 14:35GMT+2

Race Summary: Open. HELEN’S IDEAL was backed in a feature on her comeback and will be better for the run. MIYABI GOLD and DYNASTY’S BLOSSOM haven’t been since Gold Cup day but are capable of running well in this if race ready. PERFECT AIR returns to the Cape after a break and is also capable racing fresh. PRINCESS IRENE finished behind SNAPSCAN recently but may turn the tables on these terms


#1 Helen’s Ideal, #4 Dynasty’s Blossom, #5 Princess Irene, #7 Snapscan

Kenilworth, 23.11.2019, Race 4, Gallops, 1000m, Turf, R77.500, 15:10GMT+2

Race Summary: GOLDEN TRACTOR won a stronger contest on his handicap debut and a resultant four-point may not be enough to prevent him from following up. SKIDOO finished 3,55 lengths off that day but should pose more of a threat on these terms. HARDFALLINGRAIN blew his chances at the start last time and could get in on the action if away on terms. CAPE OF STORMS may improve to get a look in


#2 Golden Tractor, #1 Skidoo, #4 Hardfallingrain, #5 Cape Of Storms

Kenilworth, 23.11.2019, Race 5, Gallops, 1000m, Turf, R72.500, 15:45GMT+2

Race Summary: COUSIN LIZ enjoyed an undefeated juvenile year and puts her unbeaten statuson the line returning from a rest. She’ll be using this as a pipe-opener ahead of a much-anticipated 3yo campaign so isn’t expected to be fully tuned but could be classy enough to preserve her unblemished record. HILDEGARDE is a formidable force with blinkers on and is likely to pose the biggest threat.


#1 Cousin Liz, #2 Hildegarde, #5 Captain’s Darling, #8 What A Lover

Kenilworth, 23.11.2019, Race 6, Gallops, 1600m, Turf, R350.000, 16:20GMT+2

Race Summary: AFRICAN WARRIOR caught the eye on his comeback in a Grade 2 feature behind none other than One World. He would’ve finished even closer with a clear passage and on that evidence will be hard to hold out in this traditional Guineas trial. Stablemate SEVENTH GEAR is a strong second-string to the Kannemeyer bow. VIVA RIO, MACTHIEF, SNOW REPORT and CAN LIME ‘N SODA can get a look in


#1 African Warrior, #6 Seventh Gear, #3 Macthief, #2 Viva Rio

Kenilworth, 23.11.2019, Race 7, Gallops, 1200m, Turf, R350.000, 16:55GMT+2

Race Summary: Hard to assess. PLEASEDTOMEETYOU will enjoy sprinting again but must concedes weight to most. BWANA is formidable over course and distance and may prove hard to peg back. TRACES and SERGEANT HARDY are capable but not in form. Stablemates RUSSET AIR, MACHIAVELLI and WHAT A WINNER should all be in the mix too. READY STEADY GO is versatile. ELUSIVE TRADER and PHOTOCOPY have claims


#2 Pleasedtomeetyou, #6 Russet Air, #12 Machiavelli, #5 Bwana

Kenilworth, 23.11.2019, Race 8, Gallops, 1400m, Turf, R80.000, 17:30GMT+2

Race Summary: Tricky. INVIDIA has targets but will need to do well in this before going on to bigger and better things. The same applies to fellow 3yo CAPTAIN TATTERS who makes plenty appeal on form. CAPOEIRA is slung in on these terms but may need further to be seen at his best. FINDING CAMELOT may have needed his last start when caught late and could prove hard to peg back now under 54,5kg


#9 Finding Camelot, #6 Captain Tatters, #3 Invidia, #4 Capoeira


Best Value Bet:

Best Longshot: #9 FINDING CAMELOT

Author: Melissa