Gr1 Vodacom Durban July 2017

Bernard Fayd'herbe, Marinaresco, 2017 Vodacom Durban July

Flying Colours

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.

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Lady And The Champ!

The 2008 July deadheat hero Bernard Fayd’herbe produced the thrills in the same silks again at Greyville on Saturday

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Ian Sturgeon (photo: Gold Circle)

Ian Sturgeon’s July memories

“I don’t have a ride in the July – not yet, in any case! You always hope right until they jump!” Ian Sturgeon shares his thoughts on horsemanship and his 2015 July ride on Punta Arenas

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2008 Gr1 Vodacom Durban July (photo: Gold Circle)

Do You Remember?

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

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Weichong Marwing

Weichong Takes The Salute

Jockey Weichong Marwing will get the opportunity to ride a long overdue July winner and will partner the Duncan Howells-trained Ten Gun Salute

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July: Nebula Is Out

The Brett Crawford trained Nebula has been scratched from Saturday’s Gr1 Vodacom Durban July in his capacity as reserve runner

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Do You Own The Big One?

The raw stats suggest that if your pride and joy hasn’t won by the fourth start, he is probably not going to run in the July one day

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