A FEW THINGS TO COMPLY WITH AT THIS
HOOF-STOMPIN’ EVENT SO THAT YOU CAN
ENJOY YOURSELF AND OTHERS CAN TOO.
Racegoers and staff will only be allowed access into Greyville Racecourse if in possession of a valid Computicket entry ticket which must be produced at one of the event access points. This is the only means of accessing the Vodacom Durban July.
Many of the facilities have a further facility entrance ticket and/or a specific wristband which must be produced on request by gate/entrance personnel.
NEW PICNIC SITE ENTRANCE – GATE 5
A new entrance for all picnic site holders and their guests, who are bringing in hebcoolers, cooler bags or containers of any kind, has been created in Avondale Road close to the Avondale/DLI Avenue circle. Please note that you are required to use this gate if you are bringing in these containers and that this is the only gate that will be open for the entire day to allow entry with these containers.
Gate 15 in Mitchell Crescent will also be open for picnic site holders but only until 09h00.
If you have parked illegally your car may be towed away.
In order to protect the rights of our sponsors please note that only official sponsors’ promotional material can be worn or displayed in any way. This includes handouts of any kind. This will be strictly enforced.
Parents are responsible for and are requested to control the activities of their children at all times.
No persons under the age of 18 are permitted to gamble.
In terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (No 38 of 2001), any person depositing, betting or collecting R25 000 or more must provide their full name, proof of identity and contact details.
The following items are prohibited: – firearms and ammunition, dangerous knives and weapons including imitation weapons, explosives, teargas, mace or similar airborne chemical agents; umbrellas, air horns, vuvuzelas, bugles and the like; (we’re not spoiling your fun – the sound spooks the horses) fireworks; banners or flags with either vulgar, racist, sexist, discriminatory and/or offensive content; narcotics.
Radio controlled aircraft or drones are definitely NOT permitted. No chairs will be allowed through the gates. (except wheel chairs)
Firearms will NOT be taken in for safekeeping at the venue. Please leave them at home. Animals of any kind are not permitted. (except guide dogs).
No charcoal or gas braais or open fires are permitted anywhere on course at Greyville Racecourse.
Right of admission is reserved.
The attendee assumes all risk and danger incidental to the attendance of this event. The attendee releases the Vodacom Durban July sponsors, Gold Circle (Pty) Ltd, Event World, Worldsport (Pty) Ltd and all directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives and/or volunteers thereof, from any and all liabilities, damages, costs and expenses arising out of/or relating to attendance at this event.
Smokers are asked to respect the laws of the country regarding smoking. Particularly highlighted, but not excluding any clause in the Act – NO SMOKING under any roof including marquees and in any outdoor area where persons are likely to congregate within close proximity of one another.
Alcohol or soft drinks purchased in any restaurant, bar or other facility must be consumed within that facility. Please therefore do not remove glasses or bottles, whether empty or full, from any facility.
We appeal to you not to consume too much alcohol. A designated driver is strongly recommended.
Please note that the S.A.P.S. will be forced to adopt a Zero Tolerance attitude towards misbehavior due to excessive drinking.
Underage drinking is strictly not permitted.
Under 18’s may not buy alcoholic drinks.
Gold Circle shall be entitled to evict any person not complying with these rules or behaving in any manner considered socially unacceptable and no refunds or compensation for damages will be given to any such person.
The racetrack is strictly out of bounds at all times. Use the tunnels under the racetrack to get to the other side.
TUNNEL CLOSING 15h45
In the interests of safety the tunnel under the racetrack near the winning post will be closed from 15h45 until 16h55.Please move to your selected viewing position for the main race well before 15h45.
TUNNEL NEAR THE 300m MARK.
The tunnel near the 300m mark, adjacent to DLI Avenue, will remain open throughout the entire racemeeting.
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS THE RACETRACK UNLESS IT IS VIA ONE OF THE TWO TUNNELS.
LOOK AFTER YOUR POSSESSIONS!
Racegoers are respectfully reminded to look after their possessions at all times on raceday particularly after sunset.
Do not flaunt cash in full view of the public.
Do not leave handbags unattended on or under tables.
Look after your cell phone.
Be aware of suspicious persons loitering around you.
Berea S.A.P.S. has an operating Community Service Centre on site for your convenience located behind the Grandstand near the Avondale Road Entrance.
PLEASE REPORT ANY UNRULY OR SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOUR OR OTHER INCIDENTS TO THE S.A.P.S. OFFICE ON 031 314 1669
SOUND ADVICE An appeal is made to Marquee operators to consider how their volume levels are affecting their neighbors and to keep these volumes at a reasonable level. A sound specialist with sophisticated sound monitoring equipment will patrol the area with the task of reducing excessive sound.
ACCESS TO THE TRACK AFTER THE LAST RACE IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN UNTIL THE LAST HORSE HAS LEFT THE RACETRACK.
This means after all the horses have passed the winning post, pulled up, turned around and taken a right turn up the horse walk. GET THE PICTURE?!!
The event will close at 23h00. This closure will be under the control of Event Security and the South African Police. Members of the race-going public are requested to respect these efforts to ensure their safety and are asked to comply with the above arrangements. We appeal to all to respect these efforts.
Please be advised that, although there are many after parties planned in other areas of the city aimed at Vodacom Durban July attendees, there is only no Official After Party this year.
If at any time during this racemeeting an emergency situation develops you will be asked to move towards the exits as indicated by the Security Stewards. You should listen to instructions over the public address system, move in the direction indicated by the Security Stewards, stay calm and not run.