Editorial
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23 Jul 2020
4:54 am

Durban July is a sign of good times

Editorial

Let’s hope it is one of many more of the green shoots of recovery for our nation.

Durban July.

The Durban July has always been much more than just a horse race; it’s a South African tradition and one of “the” places to be seen on the annual social calendar. This year’s running of the race takes place on Saturday and, thanks to the Covid-19 restrictions, it is only the essential staff and people involved who will be physically present at Greyville racecourse. Punters without online accounts have been advised to get their physical wagers in early at various betting shops, because social distancing measures will undoubtedly result in long lines and delays. There will be millions at home...