Sun Met – The First Entries

Defending champ is back

The R3 million Gr1 Sun Met to be run at weight-for-age at Kenilworth on 1 February has the makings of the race of the season.

This was clear when the 25 first entries were revealed for the Cape flagship on Wednesday.

Mike de Kock big guns Hawwaam and Soqrat will leapfrog on the prestigious  L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate into the big race.

Rainbow Bridge storms home in the 2018 Sun Met under Anton Marcus (Pic – Chase Liebenberg)

Eric Sands returns with a title defence for 2018 winner Rainbow Bridge, who clashes with Justin Snaith’s Vodacom Durban July winner, Do It Again.

A maximum field of 20 can run.

First supplementary entries are due at 11h00 on Tuesday 17 December.

Final supplementary entries can be made up to Monday 13 January 2020, on which date the weights are published.

Declarations are due by 11h00 on Monday 20 January. The final field will be announced that day.

Barrier Draws to be done at an event on Tuesday 21 January.

The theme for the big day is African Luxury.

Here are the first entries:

SUN MET (Grade 1)
0 Bunker Hunt Justin Snaith 120
0 Capoeira Andre Nel 115
0 Charles Brett Crawford 113
0 Do It Again Justin Snaith 136
0 Eyes Wide Open Glen Kotzen 119
0 Hawwaam Mike de Kock 131
0 Head Honcho Andre Nel 129
0 Kampala Campari Andre Nel 119
0 Majestic Mozart Candice Bass-Robinson 107
0 More Magic Candice Bass-Robinson 99
0 On My Mind Sean Tarry 89
0 One World Vaughan Marshall 127
0 Putontheredlight Sean Tarry 110
0 Rainbow Bridge Eric Sands 134
0 Roy Had Enough (AUS) Frank Robinson 115
0 Run Red Andre Nel 104
0 Shango Sean Tarry 120
0 Soqrat (AUS) Mike de Kock 133
0 Sovereign Spirit Candice Bass-Robinson 95
0 Tap O’ Noth Vaughan Marshall 119
0 The Sultans Bazaar Dean Kannemeyer 100
0 Twist Of Fate Adam Marcus 127
0 Undercover Agent Brett Crawford 130
0 Vardy Adam Marcus 128
0 Vikram Andre Nel 100

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