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THE final pieces of the Vodacom Durban July jigsaw have been put together as Anton Marcus has been declared to ride the Joey
Ramsden-trained St. Tropez and Piere Strydom has been declared to ride the Ramsden-trained The Conglomerate.

MJ Byleveld has been declared to ride the Mike Azzie-trained Rabada, Andrew Fortune has been declared to ride the Sean Tarry-trained Samurai Blade, S’Manga Khumalo has been booked to ride the first reserve, the Tarry-trained Trophy Wife, and Craig Zackey has been declared to ride the Duncan Howells-trained Saratoga Dancer.

After all that, the field with jockeys looks like this:

THE FINAL FIELD: GR1 VODACOM DURBAN JULY, 2200m

Sc# Horse               Mass   MR       Draw   B  A  T  Jockey         Trainer

1   FRENCH NAVY         60.0  115 (115)   4       A     W Marwing      Sean Tarry

2   MAC DE LAGO         59.5  114 (114)  16       A  T  B Fayd’Herbe   Weiho Marwing

3   ABASHIRI            59.0  117 (113)   2       A     K Zechner      Mike Azzie

4   MASTER SABINA       56.5  108 (108)   8       A  T  G Lerena       Geoff Woodruff

5   BLACK ARTHUR        55.5  106 (102)  17       A     D Whyte        Justin Snaith

6   RABADA              55.5  106 (102)  12       A     M Byleveld Mike Azzie

7   SAMURAI BLADE       55.5  106 (102)   6       A  T  A Fortune Sean Tarry

8   SOLID SPEED         55.5  106 (106)   5    B  A     S Randolph     Dean Kannemeyer

9   IT’S MY TURN        55.5  105 (101)  14       A     R Fourie       Justin Snaith

10  ROCKETBALL          55.5  105 (101)   7       A  T  W Kennedy      Gavin van Zyl

11  MAMBO MIME          55.5  103 ( 99)  13       A     K de Melo      Dean Kannemeyer

12  TEN GUN SALUTE      55.5  102 ( 98)  10       A  T  M Yeni         Duncan Howells

13  MARINARESCO         55.5  101 ( 97)  19    B  A     G van Niekerk  Mike Bass

14  THE CONGLOMERATE    55.5  101 (101)  20       A    P Strydom Joey Ramsden

15  DYNAMIC             55.5  100 (100)   1       A    *L Hewitson     Justin Snaith

16  ST TROPEZ           55.5   99 ( 99)  11       A    A Marcus Joey Ramsden

17  SARATOGA DANCER     55.5   95 ( 95)  18       A    C Zackey Duncan Howells

18  BELA-BELA           54.5  107 (103)   3       A     A Delpech      Justin Snaith

Reserve Runners

19  TROPHY WIFE         54.5  101 (101)   15      A     Reserve 1     (S Khumalo) Sean Tarry

20  DEPUTY JUD          55.5   97 ( 97)    9      A     Reserve 2     Mike Azzie

Photo: Piere Strydom, The Conglomerate.