Africa’s Richest Race Day, The Sun Met Celebrated with Mumm, reveals a shining line-up of local talent to complement this year’s theme African Luxury: Precious Metals when it returns to Kenilworth Racecourse on Saturday 26 January 2019.

Sun Met 2019 Entertainment Line-up


Africa’s Richest Race Day, The Sun Met Celebrated with Mumm, reveals a shining line-up of local talent to complement this year’s theme African Luxury: Precious Metals when it returns to Kenilworth Racecourse on Saturday 26 January 2019.

  • CPYS 2019 is scheduled for Sun Met week


    Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) has announced the eagerly anticipated dates for the renewal of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale, to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 January 2019.

  • Oh Susanna Caps Snaith Grade 1 Hat Trick At Kenilworth


    Impeccably bred three-year-old Street Cry filly stole stable mate Snowdance and Usain Bolt’s thunder with a quite sensational victory in the Sun Met on Saturday.

  • Legal Eagle has no equals


    From the beginning the assumption has been that Captain America will go out and set a solid pace in the R5-million Sun Met celebrated with G.H. Mumm. However, trainer Brett Crawford has other plans for the gelding in this Grade 1 race over 2000m.

  • Good pace essential in the Met – Candice


    There is only one natural pacemaker in Saturday’s Sun Met – Captain America – although favourite Legal Eagle is versatile enough to lead if necessary.

  • Youngsters make Met exciting – Delpech


    Ruling champion jockey Anthony Delpech believes the new blood in the Sun Met celebrated with G.H. Mumm – like his mount Cascapedia as well as talented three-year-old Oh Susanna and lightly raced colt Last Winter – add enormous lustre to Saturday’s big race.

  • Snaith’s Met Day runners enjoy a morning at the beach


    The Snaith stable hosted a pre-Sun Met beach party on Friday morning when clients and media were invited to Sunrise Beach near Muizenberg as their more prominent runners on the big day enjoyed some R&R.