Legal Eagle – favourite in each of the last three years at 16-10, 2-1 and 57-20 – is as big as 15-1 for Saturday’s Sun Met with the bookmakers seemingly unable to tempt the legion of punters who have lost faith.
Africa’s Richest Race Day, The Sun Met Celebrated with Mumm, reveals a shining line-up of local talent to complement this year’s theme African Luxury: Precious Metals when it returns to Kenilworth Racecourse on Saturday 26 January 2019.
Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) has announced the eagerly anticipated dates for the renewal of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale, to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 January 2019.
Impeccably bred three-year-old Street Cry filly stole stable mate Snowdance and Usain Bolt’s thunder with a quite sensational victory in the Sun Met on Saturday.
From the beginning the assumption has been that Captain America will go out and set a solid pace in the R5-million Sun Met celebrated with G.H. Mumm. However, trainer Brett Crawford has other plans for the gelding in this Grade 1 race over 2000m.