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“More than a horse racing course.”

Greyville Racecourse
Ranked #18 of 125 things to do in Durban
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: GREYVILLE RACECOURSE Home to Africa's Greatest Horseracing Event, the Vodacom Durban July, Greyville Racecourse hosts top class horseracing events in South Africa all year round. Framed in the background by the many hotels of Durban's Golden Mile, Greyville Racecourse is situated at the bottom of Durban's Berea and surrounds the green expanse of Royal Durban Golf Club's championship course. Greyville is well known for its Night Racing and has a turf and polytrack so no matter what the weather the show goes on. For seven months of the year Greyville hosts night racing every Friday evening which is extremely popular with the public and features entertainment for the entire family, including a special section just for children. The months of May, June and July celebrate all the horseracing stars when South Africa's top equine athletes descend on Durban for South Africa's Champion Season.
Reviewed 4 January 2013

On non race days you can walk your dogs or take a jog around the track. Leads not required for dogs - great socialisation opportunities and a very popular doggie spot.

Pleasant walk of approx 5 km (I think) to walk all the way round. The golf course situated in the middle of the course and the architecture of surrounding buildings which makes for a very scenic walk. The complete walk takes about 35 minutes.

It is safe during daylight hours for solo walkers / runners.

1  Thank CVanmari
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Reviewed 12 December 2012

This racecourse is one of the green spots enhancing the city helping to cut down on the damages of the exhaust emissions of a bustling city. Greyville has a long history of being the home of horse racing in the country, and the Durban July Handicap continues to be the major racing event of the year. A golf course lies within the circular track,and the latter is happily used by local joggers when there is no horse action. Facilities are modern and comfortable and a racing day will always draw thousands of punters to the best track in the country.

Thank Phil J
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Reviewed 1 September 2012

its race day and what better place is there to be than Greyville during the Durban July , fashion , partys and the 13th race !

Thank vumaas
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Reviewed 25 May 2012

definite must visit
a landmark in durban home of the durban july
best to go on race days

Thank maimunga
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Reviewed 27 January 2012

An awesome time out to visit the races. A highly maintained course. Only missing a stunning restaurant, overlooking the course

Thank LM_Louw
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