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Cirillo - Cape Town Met Horse Profile

Cirillo - Cape Town Met Horse Profile

All of the information that you need to know about the 2021 Cape Town Met runner, CIRILLO. This Sean Tarry-trained five-year-old ran fifth in the 2021 Queen's plate and last tasted victory in the 2020 Betting World Hawaii Stakes.

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4) Cirillo - 33/1

Jockey: Gavin Lerena
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Owner: Mr C J H van Niekerek
Colours: Royal blue, red spot, halved sleeves, royal blue cap

Breeder: Riverton Stud
Sire: Pomodoro 
Dam: Miss Wordsworth by Lake Coniston (IRE)
Age: 5
Colour: Bay
Sex: Horse
MR: 126

Weight: 60.0kg
Draw: 10

Career Record: 29 runs, 5 wins, 7 places
Stakes Won: R5 333 600
Runs at Kenilworth: 8 runs (2 wins)
Runs at 2000 distance: 0

Notable Runs:
3rd in the 2020 WSB Green Point Stakes (Gr2) 1600m
2nd in the 2020 Joburg Spring Challenge (Gr2)  1450m
3rd in the 2020 WSB Champions Cup (Gr1) 1800m
3rd in the 2020 Horse Chestnut Stakes (Gr1) 1600m
1st in the 2020 Hawaii Stakes (Gr2) 1400m
3rd in the 2019 WSB Champions Cup (Gr1) 1800m

Trainer Comments: Coming Soon

Jockey Comments: Coming Soon

Winning Form - Magic Tips Comments: Blinkers OFF. Best MR:129. Blinkers get removed. May be difficult to peg back.

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Winning Form Comments
The Cape Town Met has arrived and a competitive field of 11 runners take their place. BELGARION from the Justin Snaith stable is the first selection. He ran a creditable race when finishing third in the Grade 1 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate last time. The son of Dynasty is better suited to this type of distance. His widest draw is no concern, as he can race from any position and quicken well. He should be at peak fitness for this outing and should be the one to beat. 

GOLDEN DUCAT was ridden to perfection when winning the Grade 2 Glorious Goodwood Premier Trophy. He won the Grade 1 Cape Derby over this C&D, last year. He is a versatile sort and should give the top choice a run for his money. 

RAINBOW BRIDGE does not know how to run a bad race. He moved up well last time, but was caught by Jet Dark. He finished second in this race last year and will be looking to go one better here. 

DO IT AGAIN caught the eye when running on from last to finish fourth in the Grade 1 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate. He gets the cheek-pieces fitted and if repeating that effort, he should be a big runner.

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