Usain Bolt. Picture: Instagram

At a glitzy event launch, ‘Style ahead of the Field’ was announced as the theme for the 134th edition of the Sun Met celebrated with G.H Mumm along with the announcement of Olympic Gold medalist Usain Bolt as the host for the event.

The Grand Africa Café and Beach in Cape Town was transformed into the place to be, as fashion, celebs, influencers, media and sponsors all got together to celebrate the perfect launch for the 2018 Sun Met celebrated with G.H. Mumm - Africa’s Richest Race Day.


 'Style ahead of the Field’ Sun Met 2018. Picture: Supplied 

There will be 12 thrilling horse races and as a first, a R1million bonus prize will be awarded to the horse that is able to win both the 2017 Sansui Summer Cup and 2018 Sun Met Main Race.

The Sun Met celebrated with G.H. Mumm guarantees the finest in Africa’s rich horse-racing heritage, stylish fashion and entertainment and is sure to kick off the Cape’s 2018 social calendar on a high note.

Tickets to the Sun Met will be on sale through TicketPro from the 19th October, this will include Hospitality and General Access tickets for the public. 

All general access tickets will automatically grant entry to the Official Sun Met After Party including two R50 betting vouchers from Phumelela and Sun Bet.