“I love Cape Town and this is one of my favourite events.”

~Bonnie Mbuli

Event Information

Friday/Saturday Timings

2018 Information to use as a guideline for 2019

FRIDAY

  • 11:00
    Gates and Hospitality Open
  • 11:00
    Best Dressed Competition Opens
  • 12:15 – Race 1
    Drakenstein Stud Maiden Plate (1600m)
  • 12:45 – Race 2
    Futura Maiden Plate (1600m)(F&M)
  • 13:15 – Race 3
    What a Winter Maiden Juvenile Plate (1000m)
  • 13:45 – Race 4
    Anthonij Rupert Wyne Conditions Race (1400m)(F&M)
  • 14:15 – Race 5
    Ardmore Jamaica Handicap (2000m)(L)
  • 14:45
    Best Dressed entries close
  • 15:15 – Race 6
    Cartier Sceptre Stakes (1200m)(Grade2)
  • 15:30
    Best Dressed and Best Hat Nominees gather to final judging
  • 15:40
    Best Dressed and Best Hat Competition Presentation
  • 15:55 – Race 7
    Duke of Marmalade MR80 Handicap (1600m)
  • 16:40 – Race 8
    Philanthropist MR64 Handicap (1200m)
  • 18:00
    Event Closes

SATURDAY

  • 12:00
    Gates and Hospitality Open
  • 12:00
    L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Moments Competition begins
  • 12:00
    Best Dressed opens
  • 13:05  Race 1
    Anthonij Rupert Wyne Work Riders’ Maiden Plate (1200m)
  • 13:40  Race 2
    Trippi Maiden Juvenile Plate (1000m)(Fillies)
  • 14:15  Race 3
    Cape of Good Hope FM 74 Handicap (1200m)(F&M)
  • 14:50  Race 4
    BMW Politician Stakes (1800m)(Gr3
  • 15:25  Race 5
    Glorious Goodwood Peninsula Handicap (1800m)(Gr2)
  • 16:00
    Best Dressed entries close
  • 16:00  Race 6
    Cartier Paddock Stakes (1800m)(WFA)(Gr1)
  • 16:25
    Cape Minstrels
  • 16:40  Race 7
    L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate (1600m)(WFA)(Gr1)
  • 16:50
    Best Dressed and Best Hat Nominees gather for final judging
  • 17:00
    Best Dressed and Best Hat Competition Presentation
  • 17:20  Race 8
    SKYY Vodka MR90 Handicap (1000m)
  • 18:00  Race 9
    Heineken Chairman’s Cup (3200m)(Gr3)
  • 18:35  Race 10
    Franschhoek Motor Museum MR64 Handicap (2000m)
  • 19:00 – 21:00
    Roastin’ Records
  • 21:00 – 23:00
    p.H.
  • 19:30
    Hospitality Closes (the Stud Club bar will remain open to all guests in the Style Lounge Village until 23:00)
  • 23:00
    Event Closes
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