The most popular horse racing event on the South African calendar is the Durban July Handicap race. The name of the horse race describes the venue where it will be held along with the month of the year. Fans of the sport enjoy the horse action on the field, watching the jockeys’ race around the shoe with their thoroughbreds. On the same front, there are those that stream the live action for the fashion that is on display.
Join the thousands of SA punters in betting on the Durban July odds. The one-day event will take place on the 6th of July at Greyville Racecourse in Durban. If you can’t be there yourself, catch a live stream of the competition online. Bet on the July horse race to win amazing prizes at the best horse racing sites in South Africa.
Best Durban July Betting Sites in SA
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Ante Post Betting for Durban July
There are tons of bookmakers that offer racing bets on the July but not all have odds worth looking at. Our list of South African bookmakers features the best betting lines on the horses that will take part in the prestigious race. While the jockeys battle it out for the grand prize of R4.25 million, SA punters can equally get a jackpot prize that reaches millions of Rands. The betting pool is connected and progressive. This means that you can win loads of cash prizes by picking the correct winner.
Durban July 2019 Horses
Justin Snaith was the victor of the 2018 edition of the July horse race, riding on top of the shoulders of runner Do It Again. It makes sense that he is among those in pole position to repeat his exploits this year as well. The July Handicap race is the most anticipated race, with many horses going through a rigorous qualification process before they can enter the competition. The Durban July qualification races have also shaped the way most of the sportsbook set the odds for the race on the first Saturday of July 2019. In total, there are 10 races to qualify for the Durban July Handicap.
Betting Tips for the July 2019
Betting for Durban July odds is what South African punters look forward to every single year around winter time. The best sports betting site prioritise the horse racing bets during the month of July because most of the sports take a hiatus after the season is done. You can find the betting tips of the final field Durban July 2019 race from our expert tipsters.
- SA punters should study the Durban July statistics in advance before they place the ante-post bet online. This includes previous races along with the qualifying rounds to the main event.
- It is highly rare to have a trainer defend their trophy. That means that while Justin Snaith won last year, it would be more likely to put your money on another jockey.
- Bet on a Grade 1 horse that is in great shape. Bookmakers predict Rainbow Bridge to outrun the whole competition, in pole position to win for the first time.
List of Past Winners of the Durban July Handicap
|2018||Do It Again|
|2009||Big City Life|
|2008||Pocket Power/Dancers Daughter|