No Spectators And Hospitality At This Year's Vodacom Durban July!

The horse racing event will take place behind closed doors.

By  | May 15, 2020, 09:49 AM  | Somizi Mhlongo  | Drama

If you have already told your seamstress do design an outfit for your, for the prestigious Vodacom Durban July, save it for next year because, this year's edition of the horse racing event will be different.

Organizers of the event which attracts thousands of punters, socialites and celebs across the world, Gold Circle said, horse racing fans can take heart that the 2020 Vodacom Durban July will take place this year, but as a broadcast-only event behind closed doors.

This means that there will be no spectators and hospitality this year."Sadly, given the reality of the present circumstances, the race meeting will be staged behind closed doors and without spectators,” said Gold Circle CEO Michel Nairac.

“The VDJ has enjoyed an uninterrupted history since first being run in 1897 – not even two world wars prevented the race from being run – and we are doing everything in our power to ensure that 2020 is not the exception,” he added.

The proposed date for the race is Saturday 25 July‚ but the extremely fluid nature of the current pandemic means this could change as circumstances so dictate.




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