By the time December rolls around all we’re thinking about is hot weather, beautiful people, an endless array of drink options and, of course, entertainment at its best. Finally, it’s time to party!
Well, thanks to Joburg’s oldest and largest horse racing event, The G-BETS Gauteng Summer Cup, you can bet your bottom dollar we’ll be starting the party season off on the right foot.
Dress in your summer bests and bring along friends and family for a truly spectacular event alongside the gorgeous, historic Turffontein racecourse.
With massive prize money, the R2 million race will be sure to attract some of the city’s hottest socialites, celebrities, charities and corporates, while millions of eyes, from far and wide, will be glued to the track as bets are placed … may the best man (or horse) win.
Having recently been dubbed ‘The People’s Race,’ social pioneers are selected and given a space on the field to personalise as they wish, with their own unique décor, entertainment and drink options … attracting an even more diverse audience to the race. But, wait, the fun isn’t over yet … the inaugural half-time show – that was introduced just last year – takes place just before the main race and it’s oh-so impressive. Think a line-up of drum majorettes, a massive field band, a choir and incredible dancers, headlined by one of our favourite, local bands, Good Luck.
Parents will also be happy to know that children are all welcomed at the event as well. A mind-blowing carnival complete with mechanical rides, face painters, buskers and delicious food offerings … not to mention the gorgeous horses to marvel at … will keep the littlies busy for hours on end.
So, make sure your outfit is on-point and you’re ready to party your way into December, you sure don’t want to miss out on this one!
From R75pp. December, 1. Turffontein Racecourse, 14 Turf Club Street, Johannesburg.