Tamaryn Green (Photo: Gallo)
The 2020 Durban July will be taking place behind closed doors as a "broadcast-only event" on 25 July.
The annual horse racing event which takes place at Greyville Racecourse was initially scheduled for 4 July.
Vodacom and Gold Circle have confirmed that the annual Durban July will go head but under the strictest adherence to all government health protocols surrounding Covid-19.
"Gold Circle, together with the ongoing support of the company's valued sponsor Vodacom, is fully committed to running the 2020 Vodacom Durban July. Sadly, given the reality of the present circumstances, the race meeting will be staged behind closed doors and without spectators," said Gold Circle CEO Michel Nairac.
According to a statement, the proposed date for the race is Saturday 25 July, but the extreme nature of the current pandemic means "this could change as circumstances so dictate."