Preparation commences for Port Mourant $6.5M horse race meet on December 11
Preparation have commenced and moving apace for the Annual Port Mourant Turf club (PMTC) one day horserace meet billed for Sunday December 11 at Port Mourant. The arena is at the moment undergoing a complete face lift and extensive rehabilitation.
Eight action pack races are on the cards, and over $6.5M in cash and trophies are on offer. Although the race is some three weeks away, entries are filling up at a reasonable pace with about 55 racehorses entered so far.
The Meet will be highlighted with the staging of two C class races. The events listed for the day are the feature C class race which will be going for a top prize of $1.2M with prize monies totaling over $2.2 over 1700M. The other C class co-feature event will cater for the sprinters and will see the animals compete for a winning money of $600,000 over 1000M.
The other races listed are the Three Year old race for horses Bred and born in Guyana and the West Indies and has a $500,000 top prize over 1500M.
The Two year old open event will see the horses galloping over 1000M for the $400,000 first prize on offer.
The F class event has $300,000 available for the winner over 1200 meters. The H class race winning prize is pegged at $200,000 with the distance being 1000M.
There are two other exciting races on the day’s card for I class animals. There is the race for animals classified ‘I ‘and lower over 1300M with a winning money of $150,000. The other event is for the animals classified I3 and lower over 1000M for a pole position taking of $120,000.
Entries are expected to close on Saturday December 3. Outstanding performers including top Jockey, top stable and top trainer will be presented with accolades compliments of Ramesh Sunich of the Trophy Stall, Bourda Market.
Interested horse owners are asked to make contact with the following persons: Krishna Jagdeo on 322-0369, C. Ramnauth on telephone numbers 337-5311 or 697-9696 and R. Gajnabi on telephone 643-9696 for more details.
Race time is 13:00hrs.