The first Saturday of July book it for a prestigious event of horse racing, delirious high fashion and chance to feel like a true socialite at the Vodacom Durban July 2015.
Visitors from near and far join in on the fun on the day, 4 July donned in their best horse racing day attire, which usually has a theme you have to try to conform to. To watch thorough bred horses’ race around the track at the World renowned Greyville Racecourse for a stake of 3.5 million up for grabs, so best you know which horse to bet on.
The event started in the 1800s, and has mostly been hosted in Durban, which is even more befitting for this year’s event which its theme of nautical ‘The Captain’s Table’ coincides with the scenery of the sea in Durban.
If you’re not there for the heart pounding speed galloping horses, then there’s the fashion on display from those who attend to keep you enthralled and inspired and determined to win the best dressed race day competition.
The fashion experience is also further extended in pre-race day fashion competitions and fashion shows, which also provides a platform for exposure for young designers.
Come out and be sociable at the event that attracts more than 50 000 people each year and has definitely become a highlight for everyone whether you’re there to partake in the sport of horse racing or just to be seen and glamorously social in your attire.
But most importantly come see who will win Africa’s Greatest Horse Racing Event.