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Divine Odyssey – Vodacom Durban July 2019 – Profile

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All the info you need to know about the 2019 Vodacom Durban July runner DIVINE ODYSSEY. This Johan Janse van Vuuren trained gelding takes part in the R4.25 million Grade 1 race at Greyville on Saturday 6th July 2019. Learn more about this horse here. Get your bets on now now at Hollywoodbets

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Divine Odyssey - Silks - White, black fleur de lys, red sleeves, black collar and cuffs, black and white striped cap

9) Divine Odyssey – 66/1

Jockey: Calvin Habib
Trainer: Johan Janse van Vuuren
Owner: Messrs J F & L M F Wernars, B R Binnie, C Gordon, Estate Late Mr M C Gerber & Janse van Vuuren Racing (Pty) Ltd
Colours: White, black fleur de lys, red sleeves, black collar and cuffs, black and white striped cap

Breeder: Mr L M F Wernars
Sire: Oratorio (IRE)
Dam: Divine Right by Dynasty

Age: 4
Colour: Bay
Sex: Gelding
MR: 111

Weight: 53kg
Draw: 16 (20)

Career Record: 17 runs, 5 wins, 5 places
Stakes Won: R 1,016,825

Runs at Greyville: 1 (1 Place)
Runs at 2200m Distance: 1 (1 Place)

Notable Runs:
3rd in the 2019 Premier’s Champions Challenge (Gr1) – 2000m
1st in the 2019 Colorado King’s Stakes (Gr2) – 2000m
1st in the 2019 Drum Star Handicap (Listed) – 1800m

Trainer Comments:

Coming soon.

Winning Form – Magic Tips Comment:
DIVINE ODYSSEY won the Drum Star Handicap (Listed) over 1800M and followed that up with a win in the Colorado King over 2000M, both races being at Turffontein. He then finished third to Hawwaam in the Premiers Champion Challenge over 2000M, beaten 4.25 lengths. He carried 60kgs that day as opposed to the 57.5kgs that Hawwaam carried. In the big one he is set to carry 53kgs as opposed to the 56kgs allocated to Hawwaam, so is 5.5kgs better off at the weights with the favourite. He has a poor draw to overcome which is not ideal and his regular pilot, Calvin Habib, is having his first ride in this race.

Verdict: Too short last time. Include on good penultimate behind Hawwaam.


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