All paired up and ready to race!

16 racehorses each will be paired with one of 16 celebrities taking part in the event.

16 racehorses each will be paired with one of 16 celebrities taking part in the event.

The Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile is a highlight on the Gauteng racing calendar, and aims to raise money for very worthy causes.

In an exciting update in the run up to the Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile taking place on Saturday 5 November 2016 at Turffontein, the much awaited unveiling of the field for this year’s Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile took place earlier today at Emperors Palace.

This popular Grade 2 race sees 16 racehorses each being paired with one of 16 celebrities, 16 media partners and most importantly the 16 charities who will all receive proportionate amounts of the R 1 million prize money, with the winning charity receiving R150 000, the charity paired with the horse in second place receiving R100 000 and all the amounts received by the other 14 charities dependent on the allocated horse’s placement.

The official pairings are as follows:


Bulleting Home Maphanzela Primary After Care Centre Jo-Anne Reyneke Tame Times
Captain Aldo School Uniform Project Carol Tshabalala Phakaaathi
Champagne Haze Fortune Kunene Primary After Care Centre Zoë Brown 48 HOURS
Deo Juvente Lesedi Programme Katlego Maboe Hello JHB
Intergalactic National Horse Trust Courtnall & Semone Skosan Gemiston City News
Irish Pride Seaside Fund Nomuzi Mabena The Star
Mac de Lago Thembimfundo  Primary After Care Centre Terence Bridgett Joburg East Express
Mogok Master Star Schools Program Hayley Owen Boksburg Advertiser
New Predator Peermont Education Trust – Bursary Programme Kevin Lerena Mix FM
No Worries Highveld Horse Care Unit Vilje Maritz & Carine Rous The Citizen
Rabada Reahile Primary After Care Centre Amanda Du Pont Southern Courier
Romany Prince Nageng Primary After Care Centre Justin Strydom Comaro Chronicle
Saratoga Dancer Charity Chest Neil Andrews Pretoria News
St Tropez Welamlambo Primary After Care Centre Mayuri Naidu Kempton Express
Ten Gun Salute Peermont Hotel School Michaella Russell Alberton Record
The Conglomerate Khangezile Primary After Care Centre Alex Caige Caxton


“This event is a highlight on the Gauteng racing calendar and never fails to be a fun, exciting, successful race day that raises a lot of money for very worthy causes,” says Phumelela Racing Executive Clyde Basel.

“As unveiled today, the field which will run in this race includes some South Africa favourites, but what’s more important is that everyone will actually be a winner on the day! We would like to thank Peermont Emperors Palace once again for partnering with us for what will no doubt be an unforgettable day”.

There are various hospitality options available in the Aquanaut or Furious Room and Deck at Turffontein, all with a prime view of the race track.

All for a good cause, come and support world class racing at the Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile on Saturday 5 November 2016. Gates open at 11am.

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