Bernard Fayd'herbe, Marinaresco, 2017 Vodacom Durban July

Flying Colours

The Story Behind The July Winning Silks

The theme for the 2017 Vodacom Durban July might have been ‘The Colour of Magic’, but it took a touch of magic to prove that there’s no beating a classic. read more

2008 Gr1 Vodacom Durban July (photo: Gold Circle)

Do You Remember?

The 2008 July by Bernard Fayd'herbe

Do you remember the 2008 Vodacom Durban July and that famous dead heat between Pocket Power and Dancer’s Daughter? Bernard Fayd’herbe shares his recollections read more

Bernard Fayd'herbe

Winter Series Wonder

Bernard Fayd'herbe wins Second Winter Series

Bernard Fayd’herbe became the only jockey to win the Cape Winter Series on Pocket Power back in 2006. He is still the only jockey to have won the Series, only thanks to African Night Sky, he’s now won it twice! read more


Policing The July

Keeping a close eye on the big race action

The National Horseracing Authority has confirmed the members of the Stipendiary Board that will officiate at the Vodacom Durban July Race meeting read more

Your July Winner

All the information you need to make the difference!

The prospect of a guaranteed Pick 6 pool of R10 million on Vodacom Durban July day is sure to see frenetic public interest in one of the great days on the South African horseracing calendar read more

Snaith’s Arthur Is In!

Horizon warms the reserve bench

The Vodacom Durban July four wise men will be pleased to have packed away the calculators, thinking caps and selection panel instruction manuals for another year as the focus now shifts to the serious business of finding a winner read more

Lyle Hewitson

Back On The Horse

Lyle Hewitson Back On Friday

After suffering a broken collar bone from a fall at Fairview on Saturday, 13 May 2017, Lyle Hewitson will be back in the saddle this Friday, and more importantly, will be fit to line up for this year’s Vodacom Durban July read more

Field Of Dreams

One has to be impressed by the Snaith's 'Case For Arthur'

It’s five days to go to the Vodacom Durban July final field announcement read more

Durban July (photo: Ludwig's Roses)

The Durban July Rose

A Colourful Rose for a Colourful Race

The Kentucky Derby has the Freedom Rose, the Preakness has the Black-Eyed Susan and the Belmont has the Carnation. But did you know our Durban July also has a rose named after it? read more