The Gold Cup Festival of Racing kicks off with an exciting Gala Dinner in the Silver Ring Room at Greyville Racecourse on Thursday evening 27 July 2017.
Prosport International and Gold Circle are pleased to announce that former Springbok Nick Mallett, former Bafana Bafana star Delron Buckley and current Comrades Marathon Champion Bongmusa Mthembu will be the guest speakers while celebrated artist Aaron McIlroy will provide the entertainment.
The 3-course buffet dinner will include wine and malt and additional entertainment will be provided by the Break-Thru Dance Company, with horseracing’s own “funny man” Paul Lafferty acting as MC.
“The Gala Dinner launches the inaugural Racing Festival in style,” says Gold Circle’s Marketing Executive Graeme Hawkins. “The evening promises to be a great mix of good food; good wine, excellent entertainment and a wonderful opportunity for guests to mingle with Celebrities and sporting heroes across the spectrum,” he added.
For bookings and further information please contact Nosipho Hadebe on 031 573 2682 or
The inaugural Gold Cup Festival will bring the curtain down on the 2017 South African Champions Season with two days of top class racing at Greyville racecourse on Saturday July 29 and Sunday July 30.
The first day of the festival, Saturday July 29, will feature: The Darley Arabian (Listed); the Umgeni Handicap (Listed); the Gold Bracelet (Grade 2); and the Champions Cup (Grade 1).
Day two, Sunday July 30, will feature: the Premiers Champion Stakes (Grade 1); the Thekwini Stakes (Grade 1); the Umkhomazi Stakes (Grade 3); The Debutante (Grade 3) and the Elan Gold Cup (Grade 3).
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World Sports Betting sponsor Champions Cup
Gold Circle and Prosport International are pleased to welcome World Sports Betting as sponsors of the 2017 R1-million Champions Cup (Gr1) to be run over 1800m at Greyville racecourse on Saturday 29 July.
The World Sports Betting Champions Cup will headline a 9-race programme on Day 1 of the inaugural Gold Cup Festival Of Racing weekend with the eLan Gold Cup topping the bill on Day 2, Sunday 30 July 2017.
R80 will get you entrance to both days of racing and tickets can be purchased via Computicket outlets.
“We are delighted to have World Sports Betting on board,” said Gold Circle’s Marketing Executive Graeme Hawkins.”
Hawkins added: “The inaugural Gold Cup Festival Of Racing, presented by Prosport International, promises to combine the best of thoroughbred racing with top class entertainment and presents us with a grand opportunity to bring the curtain down on South Africa’s Champions Season in style.”