Kennard Memorial Turf Club pre-Independence Race meet set for May 20
The Kennard Memorial Turf Club stages its Pre Independence Horse racing meet at their Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice Racetrack on May 20 and seven races are carded for on the day’s programme.
If less than five horses commence any race, the organisers have the right to reduce the prize money after consultation with the owners or cancel or refrain the event, while at least five horses must start any race before a third prize is awarded.
At least seven horses must commence any race before a fourth prize is presented.
Entries close on Sunday May 13 and no late entries will be accepted. Most of the country’s top racehorses are expected to be entered.
Owners/Trainers can have their horses entered through Justice Kennard (tel number 226-1399, 225-4818 or 623-7609), Roopnarine ‘Shine’ Matadial (tel 325-3192, Ivan Dipnarine (331-0316) or Assistant Secretary Isabella Beaton (325-3007 or 693-7812).
The Provisional programme read:
L Class W/A over 5 furlongs:- first prize $100,000, 2nd 50,000, 3rd 25,000
G & Lower W/A over 7 furlongs:- first prize 250,000, 2nd $125,000, 3rd $63,000
I2 & Lower W/A over 6 furlongs:-first prize 180,000, 2nd $90,000, 3rd $45,000
K&L W/A over 6 furlongs:-1st prize $120,000, 2nd $60,000, 3rd $30,000
3 yrs (Guy and WI bred) over I mile:- 1st prize $350,000, 2nd $175,000, 3rd $88,000
D & Lower W/A over 1 Mile:- 1st prize 500,000, 2nd $250,000, 3rd $125,000 being the main event.
H & Lower W/A over 6 furlongs:- 1st prize $200,000, 2nd $100,000, 3rd $50,000