Durban July rescheduled to 25 July

2020-04-sixteen 12:36

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The 2020 Vodacom Durban July has been rescheduled to twenty five July. 

The once-a-year horseracing occasion which takes location at Greyville Racecourse was at first scheduled for four July and has been pushed back due to on-likely limits put in location to suppress the unfold of Covid-19

The statement added that the organisers are “committed to adhere to all the social distancing polices that may perhaps be in location at that time.”

The race programme has been delayed by a month setting up on Sunday 31 Might.

Gold Circle’s Advertising and marketing Government, Steve Marshall, mentioned that there would be unavoidable changes to things to do on the huge working day and that a number of situations were being staying thought of.

It was also verified that the common 3-month manner programme that is synonymous with the establish-up to the Vodacom Durban July would be influenced and much more emphasis will be placed on the race working day manner programme this calendar year.

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As South Africa wrestles with the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of the Vodacom Durban July have moved the date of Africa’s Finest Horseracing Celebration to Saturday twenty five July, and have committed to adhere to all the social distancing polices that may perhaps be in location at that time. Gold Circle? has agreed to push back the key element race programme by a month, setting up on Sunday 31 Might, and shifting the Vodacom Durban July to Saturday twenty five July, and the one hundredth running of the time-ending Gold Cup race working day, to Saturday 29 August. “The Vodacom Durban July is the pinnacle of the South African racing calendar, and there is massive help from the racing neighborhood, sponsors, media and the many typical supporters who attend the occasion,” mentioned Gold Circle CEO Michel Nairac. “We are wholly aligned with the countrywide plan to offer with this pandemic, and regardless of what polices are in location at the time of the Vodacom Durban July will be strictly enforced,“ he added. For much more facts stop by our Fb webpage #VDJ2020

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