Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | By Sun International

Precious Metals Take Centre Stage at Sun Met 2019

On the 26th of January 2019, Kenilworth Racecourse will transform into Cape Town's most glittering runway when The Sun Met Celebrated with Mumm returns to the Mother City. Combining glamour with the continent's finest riches, Precious Metals set the scene for the day with raceday attendees expected to don their most dazzling metallic-inspired outfits.

Whether you go bold in gold, rock the red carpet in copper or parade in platinum, get ready for an opulent day at the races. On top of world-class entertainment and hospitality provided by sponsors Sun International and G.H. Mumm, 13 thrilling races will set the backdrop for the horse-racing event of the year. "We're looking forward to the public coming out in bold and daring attire for this celebration of our beautiful continent and to stand a chance at being crowned the best-dressed for the day", says Rob Collins, Sun International's Group Chief Strategy and Operations Officer.

Since taking over the reigns of South Africa's most prestigious horse-racing event, the total purse offered on the day makes The Sun Met Africa's Richest Race Day. Sunbet, Sun International's online sports betting platform, gives racing enthusiasts the chance to back their favourite horse – both online and via betting totes available at the racecourse on the day.

To add more glamour to the day, some of the entertainment industry's biggest names will be in attendance with details of the confirmed acts to be revealed soon. General access tickets and hospitality packages for the Sun Met 2019 are now available at

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