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It’s not often that the sport of kings finds a real-life, fairytale princess in the crowds – especially in Johannesburg. But that is exactly what racegoers will experience on 13 April at the Royal Race Day at Turffontein.
Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco has confirmed her attendance – promising that the Royal Race Day will be the social event of the year.

“This really is a magnificent coup for racing,” said Phumelela Racing Executive Clyde Basel.

“Surely there can be no better reason to don a top hat and head to Turffontein than the promise of meeting South Africa’s most beloved princess.”

With a top hat and tails dress code, the Royal Race Day promises to be the most elegant affair on the racing calendar. Add to that the red and white colour palette chosen for the day, and free entrance for the public, it will undoubtedly be a picture-perfect, grand, royal affair.

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