It's Official: Durban July Returns This Year With A New Sponsor


By  | Feb 17, 2022, 10:16 PM  | Top of the

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Hollywoodbets has just announced that Mzansi's favourite horse racing event, the Durban July is returning this year with major changes. The prestigious horse racing event which was previously known as the Vodacom Durban July has a new name now and a new sponsor.

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Hollywoodbets has just been unveiled as the new official sponsor of horse racing event which is set to take place on Saturday 2 July 2022 at Hollywoodbets Greyville Racecourse.

According to Sportingpost's Commercial Manager for Hollywoodbets, Sandisiwe Bhengu, they are excited to take over as the new sponsor of the horse racing event and the prize money has been increased to R5 million.

โ€œThis is a watershed moment for Hollywoodbets as we proudly take the reins of this unique event. The success of our business was built on the foundation of horseracing, and now we are able to continue this legacy with the assistance of a powerful platform. It is a huge honour for us.โ€

"We align ourselves with projects we truly believe in, and the Hollywoodbets Durban July has the potential to spawn incredible opportunities and transformation." Bhengu said.

Durban July is one of the country's most prestigious events on the African social calendar as it attracts thousands of punters, socialites, and celebrities from all over the world who come out in their number to impress with their fashion goals.

In light of the COVID-19 epidemic last year it was hosted without spectators but, this year a lot of things will be back to normal The big announcement has bee well received on social media.

Tweeps are ready to razzle at this year's festivities.

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