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L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate 2014 announces Julius Bär as sponsor

Julius Bär, the leading Swiss private banking group, has been announced as one of the sponsors of the 153rd running of the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, the Cape’s most prestigious horse-race, which takes place at Kenilworth Racecourse on January 11th 2014.

Established over a century ago, the esteemed Julius Bär  Group proudly joins main sponsor, L’Ormarins Wine Estate and other illustrious brands in helping to bring this exceptional event to life.

“We are honoured to be part of L’Ormarins Queen’s plate, the Cape’s premier horseracing event. As always, we remain committed to contributing to and growing our business in South Africa and believe in the great growth potential it offers,” says Rémy Bersier, Member of the Executive Board, Bank Julius Bär .

Focusing exclusively on the demands of sophisticated private clients, family offices and external asset managers from around the world, Julius Bär is the winner of countless awards, including Best Leader in Private Banking 2012 (FT Group publications), Best Private Bank Switzerland (CFI 2013), and Global Best Private Bank (Global Finance 2013), among others.

“Julius Bär, the leading Swiss private banking group, is the epitome of excellence and prestige – qualities that lend it an essential affinity with the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate ethos,” says L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Coordinator Katherine Gray.

Cape Town’s premier Horseracing and social calendar event, L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate 2014 looks set to surpass all 152 previous runnings.

Along with the pulse-racing action of 16 thoroughbreds pounding the turf in pursuit of the R1 million purse, a tantalising array of hospitality and culinary offerings – including the VIP Style Lounge, wine bars, various picnic areas and a stellar entertainment line-up – is set to make L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate 2014 the best yet.


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