Punters set for day of celebs and flash fashion
ABOUT 50 000 punters are headed to Kenilworth Race Course for the 33rd J&B Met prime horseflesh and the best fashion the country can muster.
It’s Cape Town’s biggest party and some will be there to have a flutter on the horses, some to show off their outfits at one of the top daytime high fashion events in the city and others will be there to socialise with the who’s who of South Africa’s social elite.
Local celebrities will be dressed to kill.
Some of the A-list guests include comedian Nik Rabinowitz; former Springbok Rob Lowe and his surfer/model daughter Roxy; rugby heroes Bob Skinstad, Brian Habana and Chester Williams; TV presenter Colin Moss; model Minki van der Westhuizen; cricketer Herschelle Gibbs; Olympic swimmer Roland Schoeman; Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Brian Baloyi and funky new penny whistle trio Kwela Tebza, the brothers Mpho, Tebogo and Tshepo Lerole.
In the J&B marquee guests will be entertained by DJs throughout the day and Kwela Tebza and Lira will perform.
Couturiers who will have their designs on display include Hip Hop, Errol Arendz, Habits, Carducci, Rosenwerth and Thomas Red.
The J&B Most Elegant couple competition will be presented by L’Oreal Paris with prizes including holidays and jewellery.
Tickets cost R150 and are available through selected stores and totes or by calling the course on 021 700 1600.
Tickets to the 5fm afterparty featuring Roger Goode also cost R150 and may be bought at the course or via ticketweb on the net.