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Solo Traveller Wins South Africa Gr1 Cape Guineas
In South Africa, the colt Solo Traveller (Western Winter-Strawberry Lane, by Jallad) gain the judge's decision in a 3-way photo-finish to the R1 million (A$147,000) Gr1 Cape Guineas (1600m) for 3YOs at Kenilworth. Solo Traveller (ridden by Bernard Fayd'Herbe for trainer Justin Snaith) scored by a neck from fellow colt & stable-mate Run For It (Dynasty-Running Rhythm, by Jallad) with a further short-head to another colt Kavanagh (Tiger Ridge-Quaestio, by Seeking The Gold). Solo Traveller now has 4 wins (also including October's Gr3 Cape Classic over 1400m at Kenilworth) & 3 placings (including November's Gr2 Selangor Cup over 1600m at Kenilworth) from 7 starts.