Galencia Property SA Derby 2013

[dropcap style=”font-size: 70px; color: #052b51; font-family: ‘Droid Serif’, Arial, sans-serif;”] T [/dropcap] he most anticipated event on the equestrian calendar, the Galencia Property SA Derby 2013 is taking place from the 2nd to the 6th of October at Kyalami Equestrian Park. Nicola will be competing in the main event on Conn & El while Sam Wright and her horse Beausejour will be competing in the 1.30 derby!

The riders compete for three days leading up to the main derby classes. The SA derby on Sunday will be witnessed by an expected 5000 to 6000 spectators.

Entrance is free from Wednesday to Friday for the preliminary rounds and qualifiers, but the real action takes place on the weekend when families and friends descend on the grounds to take in the food, wine, entertainment and sport with Sunday remaining the pinnacle.

The theme for this year is “Gatsby Glitz” with plenty of fashion, good food and faire. Food stalls are available throughout week and other entertainment over the weekend includes a children’s area, beer garden and shopping village and a VIP area for members in the newly renovated KEP Club House. The VIP Marquee tent for 600 guests is also a great cause for excitement. Great food and wine will be the order of the day. The Famous SA Derby after party will also be hosted in the marquees with top class acts such Pascal & Pearce and DJ Fresh entertaining the bold and the brave whose day doesn’t end when the winner is crowned. Tickets for the after party will be offered to the public at large too.

Galencia Property South African Derby details:

Date: 2 – 6 October 2013

Where: Kyalami Equestrian Park

Address: 1 Dahlia Road, Kyalami

Time: 08:00 – 17:00

Costs:    Wednesday to Friday – Free

Saturday, Sunday – Ticket prices range from R50 – R250

After party on Sunday – R100

Tickets are now available through Computicket