Cape Town Met horse race entrants train at Sonwabo Beach in South Africa's Cape Town

Trainers and jockeys gathered at Sonwabo Beach on Cape Town’s False Bay coast for a training session for horses entered into the 2022 Cape Town Met. The Met, as it’s known, is the biggest horse racing event in South Africa and the continent as a whole. The beach training session has become a big media event ahead of the annual race. This year’s race will he held on Saturday 29 January at Kenilworth Racecourse. Jonathan Snaith of Snaith Racing, which has several horses entered into this year’s race, says the 2022 race will be the comeback year for the event after the effects Covid 19 and the lockdown had on the industry.

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