1986 Gr1 Natal Flying Championship - SUNERA - lead in1Sunera made a spectacular final track appearance in the Gr1 Natal Flying Championship over CIairwood's 1200m.

The weight-for-age conditions of the race saw her start odds-on favourite at 1 to 4 in a small but pretty smart field of sprinters. Showing her customary early speed, Sunera was up with the leaders from the start and at the half-way mark, only Sea Shore, who had run her close in Kenilworth's Southern Cross Stakes, was able to keep pace. When Felix Coetzee gave her her head 400m out, the race was all over.

1986 Gr1 Natal Flying Championship - SUNERA - lead in6Lord Randolph threw out a belated challenge but was never able to get to grips with Sunera, who cruised in by 2 lengths to her eleventh victory from 13 starts in South Africa. Durban Merchants runner-up King Kaul was third, ahead of Military Song.

 

 

1986 Gr1 Natal Flying Championship

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