PHUMELELA has announced SAP as its new partner in the sport of horseracing. The Vaal racecourse’s greatest event, formerly known as The Emerald Cup, is now the Supreme Cup presented by SAP.
The race will take place on Saturday, 26 September 2015.
Racing fans can look forward to the three legged Super Supreme Series, which begins 1 August in Kimberly with the 1000m WSB Flamingo Sprint, continues with the August Stakes over 1200m on 29 August at the Vaal, and culminates in the Supreme Cup presented by SAP over 1450m.
As usual there will be a sand meeting at the Vaal on the Thursday preceding the event and this year that meeting will coincide with Heritage Day enhancing the fan experience.
Mike de Kock’s Meadow Magic (blue silks), won the 2012 Emerald Cup.
Clyde Basel, Phumelela Marketing and Sales Executive, commented, “Phumelela is delighted to partner with SAP, the world’s largest provider of enterprise application software and our sincere thanks to Brett Parker for supporting a great event on the racing calendar. We look forward to partnering with SAP to achieve our common objectives.”
SAP is at the centre of today’s technology revolution, generating new opportunities for innovation and growth across the globe and here in Africa. Brett Parker, Managing Director of SAP Southern Africa said: “It’s an honour to partner with this unique family event that brings together the best of what sports has to offer for local fans’.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 291,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.