Fairview Preview – 27 December

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RACE BY RACE PREVIEWS: FAIRVIEW@2019.12.27

Fairview, 27.12.2019, Race 1, Gallops, 1000m, Turf, R60.000, 12:35GMT+2

Race Summary: GLOBAL DRUMMER is 1 of 2 runners for trainer Gavin Smith and he must be considered. LOVE POTION is his stable companion and the betting on both should be watched. HOMER FIDGET was not disgraced when fourth on his debut. It could be worth noting that his stable companion is the Philanthropist colt PRIVATE INITIATIVE. WANGAN MIDNIGHT and WINTER VACATION deserve respect.

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Selections:

#3 Homer Fidget, #7 Winter Vacation, #5 Private Initiative, #4 Love Potion

Fairview, 27.12.2019, Race 2, Gallops, 1200m, Turf, R60.000, 13:10GMT+2

Race Summary: ANDREA is battling to get out of the maiden ranks but is holding his form and is not out of it. DIVINE LAW continues to hold his form but is a long time battling maiden. EMERALD FLAME and TOUREIRO both make their debut for returning trainer Leon Lotz. REAL RASCAL showed promise when runner-up on his debut and could go one better this time. GOOD TIMES ROLL is distance suited.

Selections:

#6 Real Rascal, #8 Good Times Roll, #11 Bellarox, #2 Divine Law

Fairview, 27.12.2019, Race 3, Gallops, 1200m, Turf, R67.500, 13:40GMT+2

Race Summary: MARY O REILLY has ability but she does not always show it. She could be theright one if at her best. Stable companion VIA SEATTLE was ahead of MARY O REILLY at Turffontein last time out and is a course and distance winner so deserves the utmost respect. OUTLANDO’S D’AMOUR is consistent and not out of it. BRANDINA is a good filly and she can go close to winning.

Selections:

#1 Mary O’ Reilly, #5 Brandina, #3 Outlandos D’Amour, #2 Via Seattle

Fairview, 27.12.2019, Race 4, Gallops, 1200m, Turf, R90.000, 14:10GMT+2

Race Summary: SIR FRENCHIE is better than what he showed in Gauteng last time out and canbounce back and win a race like this if in the mood. DUTCH PHILIP is holding form and can contest the finish. ALWAHSH is battling to regain his best form. LORD BALMORAL returned to form with a good win last time out and must beconsidered. MARCH MUSIC returns from a break and has a winning chance.

Selections:

#1 Sir Frenchie, #6 March Music, #4 Lord Balmoral, #2 Dutch Philip

Fairview, 27.12.2019, Race 5, Gallops, 1200m, Turf, R45.000, 14:45GMT+2

Race Summary: AFRICAN CHIME may have needed her last start and can go close if fitter. LILY THERESA is battling to regain her best form but could earn some money. MENDOCINO returns from a lengthy break but did tackle stronger fields than this in her last 2 starts. MRS O is battling to win but might place. BEYOND TEMTATION is improving and has a winning chance. GREAT ACHIEVEMENT can win.

Selections:

#10 Contented Queen, #9 Great Achievement, #1 African Chime, #13 Ushanka

Fairview, 27.12.2019, Race 6, Gallops, 1600m, Turf, R150.000, 15:25GMT+2

Race Summary: ELUSIVE SILVA has tended to be unreliable as he has got older but is not out of it. SACRED ARROW is better than his last run would suggest and can go close to winning. EARTH HOUR is usually not too far behind and must be considered. KIMBERLEY STAR is doing well but is not well drawn. BOLD VIKING is a bit of a hit and miss merchant but is not out of it. Respect DUC D’ORANGE.

Selections:

#3 Sacred Arrow, #10 Duc D’Orange, #5 Kimberley Star, #4 Earth Hour

Fairview, 27.12.2019, Race 7, Gallops, 1400m, Turf, R50.000, 16:05GMT+2

Race Summary: BELL TOWER continues to hold her form and from a good draw should be in theshake-up. TOASTMASTER is holding form and can contest the finish once again. MY VIEW was not disgraced when fourth last time out and has a chance returning from a short break. BERNARDO tries the turf and can improve. BEETHOVEN is doing well at the moment and can go close in this line-up.

Selections:

#6 Beethoven, #8 Salubrious, #3 Toastmaster, #4 Myview

Fairview, 27.12.2019, Race 8, Gallops, 1400m, Turf, R45.000, 16:40GMT+2

Race Summary: MISTRESS OF MEANS is better than her last 2 runs and could cause an upset. VIVA LE BLEU is holding form and has a winning chance. JUST CALL ME AN ANGELis unreliable but is not out of it. BLACK GARDENIA has some fair recent form and could place. DUCHESS OF PRUSSIA fought off all her rivals last time out but carries a penalty for that win. LADYSMITH has a winning chance.

Selections:

#2 Viva Le Bleu, #7 Veeipee Club, #6 Ladysmith, #4 Black Gardenia

Best Win: #1 SIR FRENCHIE

Best Value Bet:

Best Longshot: #3 SACRED ARROW