PUNTERS on this year’s Vodacom Durban July have been given added incentive with the Totalisator set to pay six places on the big race to be run at Greyville Racecourse on Saturday, July 2.
In the past place payouts were restricted to the first four horses past the post. For so many this is the only bet they take all year so by paying down to the sixth placed horse, novice and once-a-year punters now have a greater opportunity of winning.
To ensure that the pool does not become diluted because of the two extra payouts it will be given a cash injection by the operators who will reduce their normal take-out rate from the pool.
Also with the race now paying six places it is expected that the All To Come bet will come into its own and add massive value to the pool. The All To Come bet has proved popular amongst regular punters since its inception and it is anticipated that these punters will now structure their bets around the Vodacom Durban July Place pool which will now offer them a bigger chance of winning.
With these added incentives the Vodacom Durban July Place pool, that reached R6,3 million last year, is expected to be huge giving punters the opportunity of making a lot more money on their Place and All To Come bets than would ordinarily be the case.
28-10 Igugu, 9-2 Bravura, 7-1 Run For It,
10-1 The Apache, English Garden,
12-1 Pierre Jourdan, Galileo’s Destiny, Super Storm,
18-1 Past Master, 25-1 Castlethorpe, Bulsara, Black Wing,
28-1 Flirtation, 33-1 Big City Life, 40-1 Emerald Cove,
66-1 Captain’s Wild, Lion In Winter, Happy Landing, 100-1 Safwan.