The 121st running of the Vodacom Durban July, Africa's Greatest Horseracing Event, will take place at Greyville Racecourse on Saturday 1 July 2017.

The final field will be announced on the afternoon of Tuesday 20 June, and the traditional Vodacom Durban July Gallops will take place at Greyville Racecourse on Thursday 22 June.

The event will be preceded by a full programme of fashion competitions and shows:

Thursday 11 May: Selection of Vodacom Durban July Fashion Challenge finalists at Ice Models off storyboards.
Monday 29 May: The Vodacom Durban July Young Designer Award Semi-final selection, Members Lounge, Greyville Racecourse.
Monday 12 June: The Vodacom Durban July Young Designer Award Semi-finals & DFF Designer Collection.
Tuesday 13 June: The Vodacom Durban July Fashion Showcase Cheese and Wine, including the premier of the Vodacom Durban July Invited Designer Showcase.
Thursday 15 June: The Vodacom Durban July Young Fashion Showcase Dinner, including the Vodacom Durban July Invited Designer Showcase.

The 2017 Vodacom Durban July takes place at Greyville Racecourse on Saturday 1 July. More information can be found at www.vodacomdurbanjuly.co.za