It’s THE weekend of racing in Cape Town as the J & B Met celebrates it’s 30th year. A fashion spectacular and the Cape’s biggest party combine with 3 Grade One races and the best horses in the country for arguably the best racing on the South African calender.

The Summerhill stallions are well represented on the day:

R2m Gr 1 J & B Met (a leg of the SA Champion of Champions Series)

Emperor Napoleon (KAHAL) for Mike de Kock

Majestic Sun (KAHAL) for Basil Marcus 

R400,000 Gr 1 Mallorca Stakes

Bold Ellinore (KAHAL) for Mike de Kock

Veiled Essence (MUHTAFAL) for Glen Kotzen 

R500,000 Gr 1 Cape Derby

Pick Six (RAMBO DANCER) for Charles Laird 

 For the J & B Met website click on the following link.

Race times for Saturday are as follows:

Race No: 1
Novice Plate – 2000m
Start Time: 12h55

Race No: 2
Juvenile Stakes – 1000m
Start Time: 13h30

Race No: 3
FM 74 Handicap (F & M) – 1200m Most Elegant Couple – Parade Ring
Start Time: 14h05

Race No: 4
Novice Plate (F & M) – 1600m
Start Time: 14h40

Race No: 5
MR 84 Handicap - 1 400m
Start Time: 15h30

Race No: 6
Fancourt Majorca Stakes (WFA) - (Grade 1) 1 600m 15h40 - Presentation of Trophies (from Parade Ring)
Start Time: 16h20

Race No: 7
J & B Met Stakes – (Grade 1) 2 000m 16h30 - Presentation of Trophies (from Main Stage)
Start Time: 17h10

Race No: 8
Investec Cape Derby Stakes (Grade 1) 2 000m
Start Time: 17h45

Race No: 9
MR 100 Handicap 1 600m 17h55 - WPOTA Raffle Winner (from Parade Ring)
Start Time: 18h25

Race No: 10
J&B Reserve Stayers Handicap (Grade 2) 2 800m 18h35 Presentation of Trophies (from Parade Ring)