Connect with us

Horse Racing

Tilbury Fort – Vodacom Durban July 2019 – Profile

Tilbury Fort - Horse

All the info you need to know about the 2019 Vodacom Durban July runner TILBURY FORT. This Sean Tarry 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

(Photo Credit: Gold Cirlce/JC Photographics)

Tilbury Fort - Silks - Black and yellow halved diagonally, yellow sleeves, black cuffs, yellow cap

10) Tilbury Fort – 40/1

Jockey: Raymond Danielson
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Owner: Messrs M A Currie, W H Jacobs, S Mathen, E C Van Niekerk, Craig Zoghby, Sean Tarry Racing C.C. (Nom : Mr S G Tarry) & Mrs B M A Lahoud
Colours: Black and yellow halved diagonally, yellow sleeves, black cuffs, yellow cap

Breeder: Mr G J Armitage
Sire: Horse Chestnut
Dam: Colleen by Restructure (IRE)

Age: 5
Colour: Bay
Sex: Gelding
MR: 110

Weight: 53kg
Draw: 1 (20)

Career Record: 26 runs, 6 wins, 7 places
Stakes Won: R 2,210,700

Runs at Greyville: 3 (1 Place)
Runs at 2200m Distance: 2 (0 places)

Notable Runs:
1st in the 2018 Gauteng Summer Cup (Gr1) – 2000m
2nd in the 2018 Emperors Palace Charity Mile (Gr2) – 1600m
2nd in the 2018 Jubilee Handicap (Gr3) – 1800m
2nd in the 2017 Greyville 1900 (Gr2) – 1900m
2nd in the 2017 Secretariat Stakes – 1400m

Trainer Comments:

Coming soon.

Jockey Comments – Raymond Danielson
Big race-rider Raymond Danielson has a knack of popping up in Graded events and he jumps aboard Summer Cup winner Tilbury Fort who has a gallant stride. He rides for a master conditioner in Sean Tarry and although this horse may be better suited to Turffontein Racecourse,  he could be upset potential in a race of this nature. Raymond commented “Mr Tarry is a perfectionist at prepping his horses for the big occasion and I am confident he will be sound coming into the race. He had a nice and easy gallop and took it very well. My best ride on the day could possibly be Captain And Master if he stays 2200m”.

Winning Form – Magic Tips Comment:
The 5yr old colt TILBURY FORT has cracked pole position and is the second of three, possibly four runners, from the Sean Tarry yard. He finished well to win the Summer Cup over 2000M in early December last year. After a win in a Pinnacle Stakes race over seven furlongs, he followed that with a fourth-place finish behind Soqrat in the Horse Chestnut over a mile. He was somewhat disappointing when finishing 16 lengths behind Hawwaam in the Premiers Champion Challenge over 2000M. He is 5.5kgs better off at the weights with Hawwaam on that run, but whether that will be enough for him to turn the table with the favourite remains to be seen.

Verdict: Moderate recently, and held by Hawwaam on penultimate run


More in Horse Racing