Met, noun

/met/
Origin:
Short for Metropolitan Handicap.
The Met: A horse race carrying a large stake and run annually at the Kenilworth race-course in Cape Town. Also attributive.
1960 D. Marais Europeans Only (cartoon)I just want somebody to place me a small bet on the Met.
1983 E. Prov. Herald 22 Jan. 1Debbie..married Basil on St Valentine’s day..after his magnificent Met victory on Foveros.
1987 Sunday Times 12 Apr. 1It’s Met time.
A horse race carrying a large stake and run annually at the Kenilworth race-course in Cape Town. Also attributive.
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