WSB Cape Town Met ’24 – The First Entries

The countdown begins in earnest!

A bumper first entry of 33 was received on Wednesday 29 November for the 162nd edition of the R2 million WSB Gr1 Cape Town Met which will be run at the sensational new look Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on Saturday 27 January 2024.

See It Again – highly rated entry for the 27 January spectacular (Pic – Chase Liebenberg)

The entry includes Saturday’s impressive Betway Gr1 Summer Cup winner Royal Victory, as well as his province mate See It Again, who takes on fellow entrant Charles Dickens in Saturday’s WSB Gr2 Green Point Stakes.

The 2024 first entry:

Event-1 R2 000 000 2000m (Turf)
0 Al Muthana (AUS) Ricky Maingard 129
0 Anfields Rocket Brett Crawford 117
0 Aragosta Mike de Kock 112
0 At My Command Brett Crawford 114
0 Baratheon Piet Botha 100
0 Bless My Stars Sean Tarry 119
0 Cape Eagle Andre Nel 100
0 Charles Dickens Candice Bass-Robinson 132
0 Cousin Casey Sean Tarry 123
0 Double Superlative Justin Snaith 120
0 Future Swing Justin Snaith 98
0 Make It Snappy Brett Crawford 125
0 Master Redoute Andre Nel 99
0 Montien Piet Botha 105
0 Pacaya Justin Snaith 110
0 Ponte Pietra Dean Kannemeyer 100
0 Princess Calla Sean Tarry 127
0 Puerto Manzano (ARG) J A Janse van Vuuren 125
0 Rascallion Vaughan Marshall 122
0 Rockpool Justin Snaith 109
0 Royal Aussie Justin Snaith 118
0 Royal Victory Nathan Kotzen 119
0 Runaway Song Dean Kannemeyer 114
0 Saartjie Andre Nel 109
0 Safe Passage Mike de Kock 117
0 See It Again Michael Roberts 131
0 Senso Unico Vaughan Marshall 113
0 Shoemaker Mike de Kock 111
0 Sugar Mountain Candice Bass-Robinson 106
0 Triple Time Justin Snaith 106
0 Universal Adam Marcus 114
0 Waterberry Lane Ricky Maingard 115
0 Without Question Justin Snaith 120

The big race timeline:

  • First supplementary entries due on 18 December 2023.
  • Final supplementary entries due on 8 January 2024.
  • Weights published on 8 January 2024.
  • Declarations on 17 January 2024.
  • Final field and draws on 17 January 2024.

The 2024 renewal’s fashion theme is ‘Cape Splendour’ which embraces a glorious return to form, celebrating the evolution of horseracing at one of Cape Town’s most iconic sporting landmarks, Hollywoodbets Kenilworth.

Inspired by the resplendence of the fairest Cape worldwide, Cape Splendour is a fusion of glamour, grace, and glory – from world-class hospitality to extraordinary haute couture.

We can’t wait!

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