L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Justin Snaith

Trainer Justin Snaith with Jet Dark winner of the 2021 L’Ormarins Queens Plate during the 2021 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate race day at Kenilworth Racecourse on January 09, 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo: Peter Heeger/Gallo Images

L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate: Final field of 11 runners confirmed

SA’s premier weight-for-age mile, the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, will be held at Kenilworth on Saturday, 8 January and will feature 11 runners.

L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Justin Snaith

Trainer Justin Snaith with Jet Dark winner of the 2021 L’Ormarins Queens Plate during the 2021 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate race day at Kenilworth Racecourse on January 09, 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo: Peter Heeger/Gallo Images

South Africa’s premier weight-for-age mile, the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, will be held at Kenilworth racecourse on Saturday, 8 January and will feature 11 runners.

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The 161st renewal of the Grade 1 Queen’s Plate will be held on what will be Day 2 of the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Festival.

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A total of 11 entries, headed by defending champion Jet Dark and dual Met winner Rainbow Bridge will take to the starting stalls for the R1.5 million race.

Justin Snaith has 4 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate runners

The star-studded line-up also includes reigning Durban July winner Kommetdieding, dual Grade 1 winner Linebacker and recent Cape Guineas runner-up, Pomp And Power.

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Cape trainer Justin Snaith has four runners in the field, including last year’s winner Jet Dark, who became only the second 3-year-old this century to win in 2021.

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