Have A Royal Time Of It!

163rd renewal of the L’Ormarins Gr1 King’s Plate

We look forward to an exciting power-packed day of horseracing at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth today.

Hollywoodbets Kenilworth set to host another spectacular day of racing (Pic – Chase Liebenberg)

The 163rd renewal of the L’Ormarins Gr1 King’s Plate is one of today’s much-anticipated feature races.

The riveting nine-race programme boasts a total of seven feature races, including the Gr1 Cartier Paddock Stakes, with the first due off at 12h25.

There is a R1 million Pick 6 carryover with a likely pool of R5 million. Don’t forget about the free-to-play Hollywoodbets Punters’ Challenge.


At My Command from the Brett Crawford yard takes his place in the Gr2 Anthonij Rupert Wine Premier Trophy and he is a best bet on the card.

He ran a good race when second in the Gr2 WSB Green Point Stakes last time. Despite hanging outwards in the straight, the way he stayed on at the finish was encouraging.

He finished third in his only attempt over this distance.


The son of Querari jumps from a good draw of four and if keeping on a straight line, he can return to winning ways.

Trainer Candice Bass-Robinson saddles Tenango in Race 8. He finished 1.6 lengths behind Future Variety last time.

He is 2.5kgs better off at the weights today and that should be enough for the tables to be turned. He is a horse with plenty of scope.

If getting away to a clean start, he may find himself in the winner’s enclosure.

Ed – Please note no tickets will be sold at the gate!

General Information as at 06 January 07h09
Weather Partly Cloudy, 14-17 km/h North Westerly Tail wind
Rainfall Last 24 Hours: Nil Last 7 Days: Nil
Irrigation Last 24 Hours: 20mm Last 7 Days: 60mm
Penetrometer Reading 22 (Straight 22; Turn 23)
Track Condition 22 (Both Tracks)
False Rail Summer course: Original Position with a 2m spur at approximately the 600m mark. Start Forward of Zero: 1m
  • The Bipot starts in the second race at 13h00
  • The Place Accumulator starts in the third race at 13h35
  • The Pick 6 starts in the fourth race at 14h15
  • The first Jackpot starts in the fifth race at 14h50
  • The second Jackpot starts in the sixth race at 15h25

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