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January 29, 2011

J&B Met 2011 won by Past Master

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Past Mater’s jockey, Gerrit Schlechter. Photo by Deon Gurling

The main race of the J&B Met at Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town was won by Past Master. Second place went to Mother Russia and third position was claimed by Run For It.

Mother Russia, who won the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate three weeks ago, was the bookmakers’ pre-race favourite. Last year’s J&B Met winner, River Jetez, is currently racing in Dubai and was hence unavailable to defend her title.

Some 50 000 people attended the iconic annual event, widely regarded as the highlight of South Africa’s horse racing and fashion calendar.

See more photos from the race.

You can submit your images of the event to the Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group. Tag your pictures of people “capturesummer2010” and you could stand a chance of winning R10 000 in our Capture Summer Photography Competition

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