“Actually, there is one that threatens the (Investec) Derby and challenges the Derby, and that’s the Queen’s Plate. If ever you’re in South Africa and wanted to win a race, it would be the Queen’s Plate.”
~Bernard Kantor, Co founder and managing director, Investec
Date: Friday, 5th – Saturday, 6th January 2018
Venue: Kenilworth Racecourse, Cape Town
Time: Friday, 5th from 12:00 – 18:00, Saturday, 6th from 12:00 – 23:00
Both Ladies and Gentlemen are required to dress in a manner appropriate to a smart occasion adhering to the dress code of blue and white. Outfits should be elegant.
Ladies are required to dress smartly and encouraged to wear a hat or fascinator. Stiletto heels are not recommended due to the terrain. No jeans, shorts or fancy dress is permitted.
Gentlemen are required to wear jackets and ties, cravats or a smart, open neck shirt and trousers. Linen suits and a waistcoat with the archetypal panama can also be worn. No jeans, shorts, sleeveless shirts, open shoes or fancy dress is permitted.
The L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival reserves the right to bar access to guests who are not dressed in appropriate racing attire and within the blue and white dress code.
No Under 18’s
Food and Drinks:
A variety of food and drink options will be on sale at the event.
Parking is available on the in-field at Kenilworth Racecourse off Wetton Road for all guests who have pre-purchased event tickets. Guests are urged to use taxi services which will be present on the day.
Corner of Rosemead Avenue and Wetton Road, Kenilworth, Cape Town