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Other News Book your seat at the Queen’s Plate

Cape Town – The L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival, one of the most elegant events on Cape Town’s racing calendar, will be held on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 January and Kenilworth Racing has a number of hospitality options for racegoers.

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Other News Cartier to sponsor Grade 1 Paddock Stakes

Jack Milner: South African horseracing will be stepping into the vibrant world of Cartier with the news that the international fine jewellery company has taken over the sponsorship of the Grade 1 Paddock Stakes in 2018. The race will on Saturday 6 January, the same day as the R1.5-million L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate.

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Other News Legal Eagle is simply the best

Jack Milner: The L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate is often viewed as a window into the Met and this year was no different. While everybody was predicting a tight tussle between last winner year’s Legal Eagle and up-and-coming Marinaresco in the end there was no tussle and it certainly was not tight.

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Headline News Anton Marcus is king of the Queen’s Plate festival


Mike Moon: The first “festival” staging of the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate at Kenilworth was graced by a memorable double from jockey Anton Marcus. He steered South Africa’s Horse of the Year Legal Eagle to a facile second consecutive victory in the Queen’s Plate itself, after driving super filly Bela-Bela to a thrilling triumph in the other Grade 1 race of the meeting, the 1800m Maine Chance Farms Paddock Stakes.

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