J&B Gr1 Met

Capetown Noir

Conquer The World

Eighteen of South Africa’s finest line up at the Kenilworth 2000m start in Saturday’s R 2,5 million J&B Gr1 Met in what promises to be a humdinger of a race. It is an open contest but L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate winner Capetown Noir looks set to finally slay the stamina ghost that has lurked in the shadows throughout his career.

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Wild West

Once Upon A Time In The West!

More Met fever and the story of how fate and the weather conspired with the SA Turf Club to make the 1986 J&B Metropolitan Stakes one of the most successful meetings ever.

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Empress Club

The Galloping Goldmine

More Met fever and the story of how Empress Club completely dominated the race, from before nominations till after she had passed the post.

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