All systems in place for Bush Lot United Horserace meet today
All systems are in place as all roads leads to the Bush Lot United Turf Club at Bush Lot West Coast Berbice today as a bumper crowd is expected to throng to the venue for the club’s grand One day Horserace meet.
With the venue undergoing a complete rehabilitation to the Grand Stand, the track being relayed, new sanitary facilities been built with running water and more stables and a scale house and paddock being put in place, the venue is definitely ready for the big day.
The day’s activity has been adjusted again to include eight races with the G and H class horses having separate races to compete in with the prize monies been increased significantly to over $3M. Over 60 animals have been entered for the club’s opening meet for 2012.
The feature E and F and Lower event has so far attracted a top notch field with the likes of Work Force, Damascus Dream, Swing Easy, Marathon Man, the Bailiff, Stormy Lass, Miss Regina, Top of the Line, Dream Girl, Gabriel’s Gold and The Girl Them Sugar all in contention for the $450,000 and trophy compliments of The Banks DIH Limited over 1600M.
The G class 1200M event with Miss Regina, Gabriel’s Gold, Damascus Dream, Captain Crook, Peace and Love, Sabrina’s Joy and the Gap and Weekend Surprise running for the $200,000 top money and trophy.
H class 1200M race with a first prize of $150,000 and trophy will have Sea Breeze, the Gump, Dream Girl, Royal Salute, Prospectors Pride and I want revenge among other over 1200M.
The three Year old event for animals Bred and Born in Guyana and The West Indies over 1400M for a $150, 000 first prize will see Miss Karina, I Want Revenge, It Feels like Gold, Happy Choice, Rock Sonia, Bancy Breeze, Rosetta and R.J Express among others.
The I and lower 1200M event for a winning purse of$100,000 and trophy will see the likes of O SO Sharp, Pixie Fire, Baby Flyer, Flying Object and Romeo competing.
The J and K class event has animals such as O So Sharp, Mr Kool, Tripple A, Know Body Knows, Lil Axe, She is Royal, Cat Thief, Gangster, MC Gyver, Custom Warrior and Flying Object competing for the $90,000 and trophy over 1000M.
The L class event will see Royal Princess, Valley Whisper, No Body Knows, Shivannie, Mr Briggs, Two Punch, Red Gold and Hard Runnings will be running hard over the 1000M for the $80,000 winners’ money and trophy.
The race for group one horses for a winning money of $60,000 and trophy will be a 1000M affair with Star Boy, Black Master, Little Trickster, Sweet 16, Sea Bird, Big Drive, Grey Boy, Red Boy and Dance Fever.
Apart from Banks DIH among the other sponsors are Mohammed Shariff of the Shariff racing stable, Buddy Shivraj, Jumbo Jet Auto Sales, GT&T, Rommel Jagroop, Trophy Stall Bourda market Inshan Bacchus, Lenny Singh, Chatterpaul Deo, Phagoo’s General Store and Businessmen Shano and Mohammed Khan.
The individual performers including top jockey, stable and trainer will be presented with trophies compliments of The Trophy Stall, Bourda Market.
Interested persons can make enquiries with President R. Jagit (tel 232-0231), Secretary Arjune Singh on 688-4764 and Treasurer Lakeram .B. Sukhdeo on Number 232-0558. Race time is 12:00 hrs. (Samuel Whyte)