Horse Racing
The Met Day races to be simulcast for betting

23/01/2022 11:08

The Hong Kong Jockey Club will simulcast for betting eight races from the Met Day meeting at Kenilworth racecourse, Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday, 29 January (1st race 7:50pm).

Taking centre stage on the day is the 160th running of the The Met (G1 2000m) – the Cape region’s most famous middle distance contest for three-year-olds and up and is one of the “Big Three” races in South Africa alongside the Durban July and the Summer Cup.

The day will also feature the Cape Flying Championship, one of the country’s major sprint races, and the Majorca Stakes for 3yo+ fillies and mares over a mile.

Subject to changes, the eight races to be simulcast are as follows:

HK Time Race Name Distance (m) Status
19:50 Pinnacle Stakes 1400
20:30 Summer Juvenile Stakes 1000 L
21:05 Politician Stakes 1800 G3
21:40 Cape Flying Championship 1000 G1
22:15 Majorca Stakes 1600 G1
23:10 The Met 2000 G1
23:50 Western Cape Stayers 2800 G2
00:25 (30/1) MR 84 Handicap 1400

Final declarations with barrier draws for the Met Day races will be available on Friday, 28 January.