July field announcement live on Racing 240

July field announcement live on Racing 240


The final field for the R5-million Hollywoodbets Durban July (Grade 1) over 2200m on Saturday 2 July will be revealed on Tuesday.

The announcement, together with the draw for barrier positions, will be shown live on Racing 240 this morning. The function, which will be attended by many of the trainers, owners and jockeys, kicks off at 10.30am with the final field expected to be disclosed at 11am.

The official gallops for the Durban July will take place at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Thursday morning.

Three substantial carryovers have already been announced for the race day. There will be a Pick 6 carryover of R2 million with a likely pool of R12 million.

There will also be a carryover of R2 million to the Quartet of the Durban July, a very popular bet in the 18-horse race, and that is likely to reach R10 million.

Finally, there will be a R100,000 Pick 3 carryover to the last three races on the 12-race card and that has a likely pool of R500,000.



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