LEGAL EAGLE is the flying favourite for this year’s R5 million Sun Met.
Learn more about the Sean Tarry trained gelding below. Form and comments are provided courtesy of WINNING FORM.
1) LEGAL EAGLE – 18/10
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Anton Marcus
Owner: Mayfair Speculators (Pty) Ltd (Nom: D L Brugman)
Age / Sex: 5yo / Gelding
Merit Rating: 123
Colours: Emerald green, yel.stars, black sleeves and cap
Sun Met Draw: 9 (of 15)
Weight Carrying: 60kg
Total Runs: 15
First Place: 9
Runs at Kenilworth: 4 (3 WINS, 1 PLACE)
Runs at 2000m Distance: 3 (2 WINS, 1 PLACE)
1st in the 2016 Queen’s Plate – Gr 1 (1600m)
1st in the 2017 Queen’s Plate – Gr 1 (1600m)
2nd in the 2016 J&B Met – Gr 1 (2000m)
“Has had a wonderful prep and is a worthy favourite. Without being over confident he is as well as I can make him but he still has to win the race.” – Sean Tarry
Anton Marcus is a man of few words but what he says must be taken very seriously. When asked about his mount Legal Eagle Anton said that he only wanted to say this:
“Legal Eagle is very good and he is running in a very competitive race”. – Anton Marcus
MAGIC TIPS (Winning Form) Comment:
Sensational gelding with brilliant credentials, huge claims.