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All The World Sports Betting Cape Town MET Ticket Options

The countdown to one of the most iconic events on Cape Town’s social calendar – the World Sports Betting Cape Town MET  – has begun.

The event, taking place at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on 27 January, will feature thrilling racing, as well as a host of live entertainment from local performers and guest DJs. The day’s offerings also include a spectacular fashion show presented by top SA fashion designer Gavin Rajah, and the Official Heineken Silver Afterparty, while various culinary options will be available in the hospitality lounges and in the general areas, showcasing some of the best cuisine on offer. 

Inspired by the resplendence of the fairest Cape, the theme of this year’s race – Cape Splendour – is a fusion of glamour, grace, and glory and a tribute to its rich history and the role it plays in the city’s sporting and social life. 

Organisers of the 2024 World Sports Betting Cape Town MET have announced three new ticket options for those who are vying to attend the racing event of the year.

Heineken Concert Terrace tickets give access to the event, dedicated food trucks, Heineken public cash bar, live entertainment throughout the day, big screen showing all the racing action, and access to the Official Heineken Silver Afterparty.Tickets cost R750 per person

The Racing Pavilion Package gives ticket holders access to prime seating, complimentary drinks until 18h00, snacks on arrival and lunch, access to the after-party, a dedicated bar and impeccable service. Groups of 10 or more people will receive dedicated seating and their own waiter.  Tickets are R4,200 per person.

Tickets for the Garden Picnic Area provide a haven within all the excitement. Ticket holders will be provided with a picnic box for 1 or 2 people, a complimentary bottle of bubbles, a dedicated cash bar and tote, a big screen to watch the racing and access to the after-party. Ticket prices are R2,950 per person or R5,500 per couple.

There are also General Access Unreserved Grandstand Tickets available, allowing grandstand views of the day’s racing action. These unreserved outdoor seats will offer easy access to Totes and a large variety of food and drink vendors,. Tickets are R150 per person, and do not include access to the Afterparty.

Strictly no under-18s are allowed at the event. 

It is fitting that the reinvigorated event is taking place at the recently refurbished Hollywoodbets Kenilworth racecourse. 

Donovan Everitt, Cape Racing’s Chief Operating Officer states, “The 2024 World Sports Betting Cape Town Met is the perfect penultimate event in our immensely successful Summer Series. We look forward to welcoming visitors from across the country to this event, which has long been one of the most exciting dates in Cape Town’s entertainment calendar. The newly revitalised Hollywoodbets Kenilworth will provide the perfect venue for an exciting blend of fashion, food, and world-class entertainment on offer for racegoers.”

World Sports Betting CEO Warren Tannous said the company was proud to be associated with this iconic horseracing event.

“The World Sports Betting Cape Town Met is one of South Africa and the world’s most iconic and significant events on the horseracing calendar. It offers the opportunity for the nation’s top trainers, jockeys and horses to test themselves against the best, as they vie for glory. With everything on offer, it promises to be the ultimate sporting and social event.” 

Part of the World Sports Betting Cape Town Met tradition is the social event’s best-dressed man and woman competition, with cash prizes for grabs for the most spectacular ensemble.

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