Kannemeyer Duo For Sun Met

The countdown to one of South Africa’s greatest races has begun in earnest with 31 entries received for the R5 million Gr1 Sun Met to be run on Saturday 27 January 2018.

Mambo Mime seen

Mambo Mime seen winning the Byerley Turk

Dean Kannemeyer has entered Khaya Stables’ exciting unbeaten 4yo Last Winter, who will open his programme in the Premier Trophy on 16 December, a day on which the Cape Guineas takes pride of place.

Dean also has Fieldspring Byerley Turk winner Mambo Mime, who came back from an injury enforced lay-off to win his last start in style. He is likely to head via the Peninsula Handicap route on L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate day.

“The race is now run at pure weight-for-age. So there will be no concessions. But our duo are classy and I believe will warrant their places in this great race. One needs an element of good fortune in these final eight weeks. But we are on track for now,” said Dean.

R5 000 000 SUN MET (Grade 1)

0 Abashiri   M G Azzie/A A Azzie 107
0 African Night Sky   Justin Snaith 102
0 Black Arthur   Justin Snaith 102
0 Captain America   Brett Crawford 118
0 Copper Force   Justin Snaith 101
0 Coral Fever   Robbie Sage 97
0 Deo Juvente   Geoff Woodruff 115
0 Edict Of Nantes   Brett Crawford 113
0 Elusive Silva   Justin Snaith 101
0 Eyes Wide Open   Glen Kotzen 99
0 Gold Standard   Glen Kotzen 115
0 Hat Puntano (ARG)   M G Azzie/A A Azzie 116
0 Heavenly Blue (AUS)   Mike de Kock 106
0 Horizon   Candice Bass-Robinson 100
0 Krambambuli   Justin Snaith 107
0 Last Winter   Dean Kannemeyer 106
0 Legal Eagle   Sean Tarry 123
0 Mac De Lago (AUS)   Weiho Marwing 99
0 Mambo Mime   Dean Kannemeyer 95
0 Marinaresco   Candice Bass-Robinson 118
0 Nebula   Brett Crawford 105
0 Nightingale   Candice Bass-Robinson 105
0 Nother Russia   Mike de Kock 108
0 Orchid Island   Mike de Kock 100
0 Our Mate Art (AUS)   Candice Bass-Robinson 103
0 Pack Leader   Glen Kotzen 95
0 Safe Harbour   Sean Tarry 101
0 Sail South   Brett Crawford 117
0 Silicone Valley   Glen Puller 106
0 Silver Thursday   Mike de Kock 95
0 Stonehenge   Sean Tarry 91
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