Cartier came on board as a co-sponsor of the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate in 2016 and…
Browsing: Queen’s Plate Day
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.
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.
Jack Milner: Start preparing your blue and white outfits as the dates for next year’s the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival, when horseracing and high society converge at Kenilworth Racecourse, have been set for Friday 5 and Saturday 6 January.
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.
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.