Hollywoodbets Durban July

Hollywoodbets Durban July. Image: The South African

Hollywoodbets Durban July: Latest odds after first entries received

Hollywoodbets have updated their odds for the 128th renewal of the R5 million Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Durban July.

Hollywoodbets Durban July

Hollywoodbets Durban July. Image: The South African

The first entries for the 128th renewal of the R5 million Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Durban July have been unveiled by Gold Circle as the countdown to the race commenced in earnest.

According to the SportingPost website, a total of 58 entries were received.

Last year’s top two finishers, Winchester Mansion and See It Again, have also been included.

Hollywoodbets have updated their odds for the race to be run at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Saturday, 6 July.

Michael Roberts’ star See It Again, who disappointed with a below-par run in the WSB Cape Town Met at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth in late January when finishing fourth in a field of 11, is the current favourite at 4/1.

Gimme A NotherRoyal Victory and Green With Envy are all available at 7/1.

Justin Snaith’s Mucho Dinero, who was a late scratching from the Cape Town Met, is next best at 8/1.

Defending champion Winchester Mansion is on offer at 10/1.

Stay glued to The South African website for the build-up to Africa’s greatest horseracing event.

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HOLLYWOODBETS DURBAN JULY FIRST ENTRIES:

Listed in order of merit rating

SEE IT AGAIN(4C)132Michael Roberts
MAIN DEFENDER(3G)131Tony Peter
DAVE THE KING(4G)126Mike de Kock
GIMME A NOTHER(3F)125Mike de Kock
ROYAL VICTORY(4G)125Nathan Kotzen
ROYAL AUSSIE(4G)124Justin Snaith
WINCHESTER MANSION(5G)124Brett Crawford
COUSIN CASEY(4C)123Sean Tarry
PURPLE PITCHER(3C)120Robyn Klaasen
WITHOUT QUESTION(4G)120Justin Snaith
GREEN WITH ENVY(3C)119Dean Kannemeyer
LUCKY LAD(3C)119Sean Tarry
SON OF RAJ(4G)119Tony Peter
ARAGOSTA(5G)118Mike de Kock
FRANCES ETHEL(3F)118Brett Crawford
WILLIAM IRON ARM(3C)117Tony Peter
FUTURE PEARL(4G)116Sean Tarry
MONTIEN(4G)116Piet Botha
PURE PREDATOR(3G)116Fanie Bronkhorst
SILVER SANCTUARY(3F)116Mike de Kock
MONDIAL(3G)115M G Azzie/A A Azzie
MY SOUL MATE(3F)115Candice Dawson
SAFE PASSAGE(5G)115Mike de Kock
HOTARUBI(3G)114Sean Tarry
LET’S GO NOW(3F)114Sean Tarry
MID WINTER WIND(3G)114Sean Tarry
MASTER REDOUTE(5G)113Andre Nel
ORIENTAL CHARM(3C)113Brett Crawford
TRIPLE TIME(4G)112Justin Snaith
ATTICUS FINCH(4G)111Alec Laird
HLUHLUWE(3G)111Justin Snaith
NEBRAAS(7G)111Sean Tarry
MUCHO DINERO(4G)110Justin Snaith
SAARTJIE(4F)110Andre Nel
SHOEMAKER(4G)110Mike de Kock
BARBARESCO(3G)109J A Janse van Vuuren
SECOND BASE(6G)107Robyn Klaasen
FORMAGEAR(4G)106Peter Muscutt
CAPE EAGLE(6G)105Andre Nel
IMILENZEYOKUDUDUMA(5G)105Gareth van Zyl
PERFECT WITNESS(5M)105Candice Dawson
FUTURE SWING(4G)103Justin Snaith
NAVAJO NATION(3G)103Robbie Hill
PONTE PIETRA(4G)103Dean Kannemeyer
RIVER ROMEO(4G)101Lorenzo Karriem
NARINA TROGON(4G)100Michael Miller
PYROMANIAC(5G)100Sean Tarry
BARATHEON(5G)98Piet Botha
GET IMPRESSED(3G)96Justin Snaith
MARAUDING HORDE(3C)96Mike de Kock
THE GREY KING(3G)96Justin Snaith
CELTIC BEAUTY(3F)94Tony Rivalland
POMODORO’S JET(5G)93Brett Crawford
ANCIENT WORLD(3G)92Michael Miller
CELESTIAL CITY(5H)92Sean Tarry
JORDAN(3G)91Sean Tarry
INDIAN OCEAN(4F)90Lorenzo Karriem
DANSE MILORD(5M)89M J Odendaal

Hollywoodbets Durban July timeline:

  • First declarations close at 11:00 on Monday, 13 May
  • First supplementary entries close at 11:00 on Tuesday, 14 May
  • Second declarations close at 11:00 on Monday, 3 June
  • Final supplementary entries close at 11:00 on Tuesday, 18 June
  • Weights will be published on Tuesday, 18 June
  • Final declarations close at 11:00 on Monday, 24 June
  • Final field and draw – announcement of the final field and barrier draws will be on Tuesday, 25 June

Only 20 horses will be carded – 18 + 2 reserves. The reserves will be scratched by 08:15 on Friday, 5 July.

Elimination will be at the sole and unfettered discretion of Gold Circle.