Wednesday, July 4, 2018

SuperSport signs new 3-year deal to broadcast Durban July horse race across Africa, Saturday's coverage to be anchored by presenters Neil Andres, Lalla Hirayama and Kriya Gangiah.

SuperSport has signed a new 3-year contract to keep broadcasting the Durban July horse race in South Africa in the country and across Africa and will do this coming weekend on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform.

"SuperSport is honoured to have concluded this deal, which will see both parties gain tremendously. We gain a new audience while affording the event a continent-wide reach," says Gideon Khobane, SuperSport CEO.

SuperSport's coverage of Saturday's Durban July 2018 will be a 3-hour broadcast on SuperSport 4 (DStv 204) starting at 13:30 with a 5-minute build-up from the venue anchored by horse racing aficionado and SuperSport presenter Neil Andrews, with four-time Durban July winner and two-time South African champion jockey Anthony Delpech as his studio guest.

Saturday's first race of the day is the DStv Gold Vase race that will be shown on SuperSport 4 and SuperSport Blitz at 13:35.

The coverage will take a break immediately after the DStv Gold Vase race and resume at 14:30 with presenters Lalla Hirayama and Kriya Gangiah doing fashion and entertainment coverage from the Durban July.

The Durban July 2018's main race on Saturday will start at 16:20 and be broadcast live on SuperSport 10 (DStv 210).