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Rainbow Bridge: 2021 Cape Town Met Horse Profile

Rainbow Bridge

All of the information you need to know about 2021 Cape Town Met runner, RAINBOW BRIDGE. This Eric Sands-trained gelding has finished second in his last three feature race starts. Can he claim the title he won in 2019? 

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1) Rainbow Bridge - 9/2

Jockey: Luke Ferraris
Trainer: Eric Sands
Owner: Mr and Mrs L P Rattray

Breeder: Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein
Sire: Ideal World (USA)
Dam: Halfway To Heaven by Jet Master

Age: 6
Colour: Bay
Sex: Gelding
MR: 132

Weight: 60.0kg
Draw: 6

Career Record: 20 Runs, Places 8, Wins 11
Stakes Won: R6 693 125

Runs at Kenilworth: 12 runs, 5 wins
Runs at 2000 distance: 2 (1 win)

Notable Runs:
2nd in the 2021 L'Ormarins Queens Plate (Gr1) 1600m
2nd in the 2020 WSB Green Point Stakes (Gr2) 1600m
2nd in the 2020 WSB Champions Cup (Gr1) 1800m
1st in the 2020 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge (Gr 1) 1600m
2nd in the 2020 Sun Met (Gr 1) 2000m
3rd in the 2020 L'Ormarins Queens Plate (Gr1) 1600m
1st in the 2019 WSB Champions Cup (Gr 1) 1800m
2nd in the 2019 Vodacom Durban July (Gr 1) 2200m
3rd in the 2019 Rising Sun Gold Challenge  (Gr 1) 1600m
1st in the 2019 Sun Met (Gr 1) 2000m

Trainer Comments: Coming soon.

Jockey Comments: Coming soon.

Winning Form Comments: 3rd run after rest. Best MR:134. Close-up in last three outings. Had a good prep.

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Winning Form Comments
The Cape Town Met has arrived and a competitive field of 11 runners take their place. BELGARION from the Justin Snaith stable is the first selection. He ran a creditable race when finishing third in the Grade 1 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate last time. The son of Dynasty is better suited to this type of distance. His widest draw is no concern, as he can race from any position and quicken well. He should be at peak fitness for this outing and should be the one to beat. 

GOLDEN DUCAT was ridden to perfection when winning the Grade 2 Glorious Goodwood Premier Trophy. He won the Grade 1 Cape Derby over this C&D, last year. He is a versatile sort and should give the top choice a run for his money. 

RAINBOW BRIDGE does not know how to run a bad race. He moved up well last time, but was caught by Jet Dark. He finished second in this race last year and will be looking to go one better here. 

DO IT AGAIN caught the eye when running on from last to finish fourth in the Grade 1 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate. He gets the cheek-pieces fitted and if repeating that effort, he should be a big runner.

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