One in a million

Marcus make Model million

8 Aug 1987
1987 Gr1 Champion Stakes

    Considerable importance   Extremely confident race

Natal Administrator’s Champion Stakes / Schweppes R250 000 Challenge

13 Jun 1987
1987 Gr1 Schweppes Natal Administrators Champions Challenge - MODEL MAN - lead in

  The Schweppes R250 000 Challenge The copy writers might have had Model Man in mind when mention was made of one sparkling performance after another.  Always rated a classy colt, the four-year-old must surely now lay claims to being the best horse in South Africa, no matter what the outcome of the Rothmans July Handicap, […]

J&B Metropolitan Stakes

18 Apr 1987

The 1987 J&B Metropolitan Stakes was the most unusual in the ten years it has been sponsored by Justerini and Brooks, and also the most successful.  It went with a sing from the moment it was announced that the race had been put forward to April because of the equine flu. Prophets of doom feared […]

Justice At Last

Confident Marcus steers Model Man to victory

26 Jul 1986
1986 Mainstay 1800 web

The annual July revenge-race gives the connections of Model Man reason to smile.
Millard, for once, comes second.

Oh Man!

Model Man outsprints the opposition in Barclay sponsored Hawaii Stakes

2 Dec 1986
1986 Gr1 Barclays National Hawaii Stakes web

Following a 72-hour postponement because of rain, Jungle Rock and Enchanted Garden doddle at the head of affairs in a slow run race, setting things up perfectly for Model Man’s turn of foot.
The son of Elliodor comes home by an amazing five lengths.

Battle Of Giants

Great horses, great jockeys, great race

7 Jun 1986
Potomac 1986 Gr1 SA Two Thousand finish

In one of the best races of the season, Potomac digs deep to beat Model Man on the line.