South Africa Horse Races
Horse racing in South Africa has a long history and until recently was the only legal form on sports gambling available to South African citizens.
That has helped lead to some fantastic racing action coming out of the country but it can be difficult to watch live South African racing in the UK.
Thankfully you can now watch all of the action live via the South African racing live streaming services featured on this page.
Watch racing from South Africa live online.
South Africa Races Live Streaming
Choose Where To Watch
All of these bookies offer live South African races streaming, choose your favourite or simply the bookie requiring the lowest stake (the bet you need to place to watch live horse racing via the bookmaker).
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South Africa Races Live
It is no surprise therefore that horse racing in South Africa is hugely popular, with many high-quality racecourses and the great news is that you can watch all of the live horse racing action from South Africa live online via our live streaming partners.
Horse racing in South Africa has a loyal following amongst UK racing fans thanks to the availability of English commentary and the fact that South Africa is in the same time zone as the UK making watching live action easily accessible, especially as you can watch the action live online.
Never miss a race from any of the great South African racecourses including the likes of:
100% Legal Live Streams
All of the live horse racing streams featured on GGTV are 100% legal and 100% safe. Many websites feature illegal streams that simply steal the content direct from the likes of At The Races and Racing UK and whilst there may be a small cost to watch the races via legal streams (but let’s face it you are likely to be betting on the action anyway!) you can be sure that there are no computer viruses and/or other nasty’s infecting your computer/phone/tablet when watching.
All of the online bookmakers feature don this page are 100% legal to use for those in the United Kingdom and aged 18 or over and 100% safe.
So How is GGTV Different?
The streams that we feature here on GGTV are offered by bookmakers who have paid for the rights to bring you live horse racing action, so you can watch races that you have bet on.
All of the online bookmakers featured on this page bring you lives racing from South Africa.
What Can You Watch?
Different bookies have different services with some only focusing on the UK and Ireland whilst some bring you the action from all around the world. If you are after a specific race, please visit our preview section or for all races from a specific track, check out our track guides.
You can also click on the bookies in the table above for all the info you need.
Racing in South Africa
The sport of horse racing is hugely popular throughout South Africa, which is no surprise as it has a long history which can be dated back to 1797, although the first recorded race to be held in the country was 5 years alter in 1802.
The sport is controlled by the National Horseracing Authority, which was set up in that same first race year. The NHA, formerly known as The Jockey Club of Southern Africa, are headquartered at Turffontein, one of the country’s leading horse racing tracks.
The authority oversees racing at all of the racecourses in South Africa (Durbanville Racecourse, Fairview Racecourse, Flamingo Park, Greyville Racecourse, Kenilworth Racecourse, Scottsville Racecourse, Turffontein Racecourse and Vaal Racecourse) and they also oversee the racing at Barrowdale Park in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Whilst there are a number of major events held on the racing calendar in South Africa, there is of course some stand out race meetings to take place in SA with the Durban July Handicap, held at Greyville Racecourse and run since 1897, is arguably the biggest event with 50,000 fans in attendance each year.
Winners form that race have gone onto enjoy success son the international stage including horses such as Colorado King, London News and Ipi Tombe.
Other races of note to be run in South Africa include the Summer Cup, held at Turffontein Racecourse in Johannesburg and the Sun Met, held at Kenilworth racetrack in Cape Town.
The great news for all fans of horse racing in South Africa is that it has never been easier to all of the action live online.
No longer do you need to make the long trip to your nearest bookie in the hope that they will be showing a feed of the action and no longer do you need to take out an expensive and ongoing subscription to a pay tv horse racing channel, now you can watch along live online via the great South Africa racing live stream services featured on this page.
There is a wagering requirement to use the online bookmakers featured on this page and you will need to be aged 18 and over and have a funded account, but the chances are that if you are interested in watching live horse racing, you are also interest in betting on South African horse racing, so why not simply choose to do that at one of the great live streaming services featured by the online bookies on this page and watch along live on the races that you have bet on?
If you have already placed a bet on racing from South Africa with a bookie that does not allow you watch the races live, make sure your next be tis with one of the great bookmakers featured on this page.
How can I watch horse racing from South Africa
The great news for all racing fans is that it has never been easier to watch horse racing from the southern tip of Africa and with only an hour or 2 time difference, the action can be watched throughout the day for us European based fans.
All of the great live streaming services listed below bring you all of the best action from each of the racecourses located in South Africa.
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