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2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July Odds - Safe Passage remains favourite as final field is confirmed

  • Latest odds and betting for the 2022 Durban July
  • Hollywoodbets will sponsor this Grade One at Greyville on Saturday 2nd July
  • 18 runners will take their chance in this year's Durban July
  • Safe Passage remains the 10/3 favourite with Hollywoodbets
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Kommetdieding winning the 2022 Cape Town Met. (Getty)
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Jon Vine 30 Jun 2022
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The biggest race on the South African racing calendar will take place on July 2nd, as many of the continent's top middle-distance horses clash in the 2022 Durban July. Bookmakers Hollywoodbets will sponsor the Durban July for the first time, increasing the prize pot at Greyville up to a whopping R5m.

The final field for this year's Durban July has now been confirmed. You can see the full draw, confirmed riders and the weights here on our website.

Let's take a look through the latest Durban July betting and run through the headline entries.

2022 Durban July Odds


Name
Odds
Safe Passage 10/3
Linebacker6/1
Pomp And Power 6/1
Sparkling Water 7/1
Kommetdieding 10/1
Do It Again 12/1
Al Muthana 12/1
Hoedspruit 14/1
Jet Dark 16/1
Aragosta 16/1
Zapatillas 16/1
Bar 25/1

*Odds taken on 21/6/22*

2022 Durban July Entries

Three-year-olds dominate the betting for this year's Durban July. Mike De Kock's Safe Passage jumped to the top of the betting following his two-length triumph in the Daily News 2000. Pomp And Power finished second as the odds-on favourite in that Group One, but Justin Snaith's Cape Derby winner remains the second-favourite.

Safe Passage's stablemate, the mare Sparkling Water sits third, having placed in both the Empress Club Stakes and the Premier Champion Challenge. Last year's runner-up, Linebacker has been backed into a single-figure price since returning to form in the Gold Challenge at Greyville.

Last year's winner, Kommetdieding topped the initial betting, but has slid down the market in recent weeks. Former two-time winner, Do It Again can be backed at 12/1 with Hollywoodbets. Hoedspruit, Aragosta, Al Muthana, Zapatillas and Jet Dark can be backed at prices shorter than 20.

66/1 outsider Astrix edged out Sparkling Water to win the Premier Champions Challenge and Paul Peter's five-year-old can be backed at 40/1 to win the Durban July. Puerto Manzano, Waterberry Lane, Second Base and former Durban July winner, Belgarion also feature in the final field.

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