J & B Met
Cape Town

From: Cape Town Festivals and Events 2016-2017

See also: V & A Waterfront

J & B Met
One of Cape Towns most prestigious horse racing events the J & B Met attracts simply thousands of race goer's who come to enjoy the immense social scene as well as the exciting horse races which offers huge prize money attracting leading thoroughbreds from around the country to participate in this inspiring display of the equine elite.

The J & B Met is very well established as one of three major races in the country along with the Durban and Summer Cup and offers a large prize pot for the Grade One J & B Met race along with the others races during the day and offers excellent viewing for spectators.

Every year the event has a new theme which in the past has included themes like Made Different and Glitz and Glam with spectators often taking the opportunity to be really creative with each years theme with both colourful, glamorous and outrageous designs coming to the forefront as well as plenty of outfits from leading designers from the fashion world.

The popular J&B Met Most Elegant Couple competition is another fun part of this event with some very stylish couples taking part. There is of course plenty of food and refreshments available throughout the day as well as lively entertainment that often continues on well into the night.

Date Of J & B Met
The annual event takes place on the last Saturday of January.

The J & B Met takes place at Kenilworth Racecourse, Wetton Road 7708, Cape Town.

Travel Guide
Kenilworth is approximately 11 miles away from the V & A Waterfront and can be reached by train to Kenilworth station or by car or taxi.