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We are delighted to announce the launch of one of our most important initiatives at Cape Racing – the Cape Turf Club (“CTC”).  We are building something special here in Cape Town – a vibrant community centred around our owners. We are privileged to be part of this sport and are proud to contribute to its sustainability, improvement, and success.

You are integral to this vision and success. The CTC is your official means of participating in our evolutionary journey. We want you to be part of our process. In short, we want you to join the CTC. To get the most out of this journey, quite frankly, you must be a member of the CTC. But as you will see, the benefits are many, and the cost is negligible. The value proposition is unparalleled!

Chairman's Letter


Owners Membership Experience Includes

  • Admission to all Hollywoodbets Racecourses nationwide.
  • Named CLUB badge, displaying the owner’s NHRA registered colours.
  • A guest badge.
  • Access to members’ parking.
  • Access to the Parade Ring when you have a runner declared in a specific race.
  • Access to 1881 Lounge (this venue is exclusive to Cape Turf Club members and guests.)
  • Welcome drinks on arrival before the first race.
  • Winning Moments:
    • Complimentary digital photograph, race replay, and interview emailed on the day.
    • Complimentary bottle of Cape Racing Cap Classique, one per winner.
  • Travel Booking Facilities – Assisting with tailored travel packages, including flights, 5-star accommodation, and chauffeur services.
  • Early bird ticketing options for external events hosted at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth and Durbanville racecourses.
  • Reduced Venue Hire by 15% for external functions.
  • Bi- Monthly Newsletters featuring Race Day previews and updates.

Grade 1 Owners Raceday Experience: For Owners With Declared Runners In Grade 1

  • Priority Hospitality booking in the Owners’ and Trainers’ 1881 Lounge on Grade 1 race days. Complimentary lunch for the owner and a guest.
  • Chauffeur service to the racecourse is available for booking.
  • Complimentary bottle of Cape Racing Cap Classique or selected drinks.
  • Access to the Parade Ring with three guests (strictly for the GR1 race only). Complimentary race day welcome pack tailored to the owner and their Grade 1 entrant.
  • CTC Membership season will run from 1 August 2023 – 31 July 2024.
  • If you have any further questions or concerns, please get in touch with our dedicated CTC Team as below.
We want your experience with Cape Racing and Hollywoodbets Kenilworth to be a memorable one, and are excited to launch our all-new Racing Concierge service.
We have assembled a team of experts in their respective fields to assist current and new members with membership queries, badge collections, hospitality booking and private suites.

When will I receive my badge?

Will allocated parking be available to owners at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth, and where will it be?

Can I host guests in the 1881 Lounge on a race day, and if so, how will accreditation be allocated?

Can I use my Cape Turf Club badge at other racecourses nationwide?
Are there differences concerning booking tables in the 1881 Lounge on Festival Days?
What is the relationship between the CTC and Gold Circle?
How often will I receive membership updates?
What is the protocol for the Parade Ring for Grade 1 races?
What are the other levels of membership?
Do I need to join the Racehorse Owners Association (“ROA”)?
Can I take a guest into the Parade Ring when I have a runner?
What is the sign-up / payment timing for the 2023 / 24 Membership?