Digicel and Norman Singh Turf Club team for July 22 horserace meet
Digicel has teamed up with the Norman Singh Turf Club for a 8-race horserace meeting on Sunday July 22 at the Turf Club’s Bel Air, West Coast Berbice racetrack.
Keen competition is anticipated and most of the country’s leading racehorses are expected to be on show. Entries close on July 15 at the Club’s Office No.6 Village, WCB. Owners/trainers can also have their horses entered through Ghansham Singh @ Tel: 600-3626/649-3636 and Compton Sancho @ Tel: 690-0569.
Telephone Company Digicel is the main sponsor and officials from that company will be on hand for the day’s activity.
Among the events carded is the feature B & Lower race over 1700M for a first prize of $2,000,000. The second prize is $1,000,000, $500,000 for third, $250,000 for fourth and fifth $220,000.
The 3 yrs old open-West Indies Bred 1700M race is the co-feature with $1,000,000 going to the winners with the other places collecting $500,000, $250,000, $125,000 and $112,000.
The other races are E & Lower over 1200M for a $700,000 first prize, the G1 & Lower covering 1200M for a $500,000 purse, 2 yrs old Open –West Indies Bred covering 1000M for a $600,000 winner’s take, the 2 yrs old Open– Guyana Bred event over 1000M with a $400,000 taking at stake, the I1 and Lower 1200M race with $250,000 going to the winner and the Unclassified Div. 1, 2 & 3 (J,K&L) race over 1200M and a $200,000 first prize.
All races are being run under the rules of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority. All 2 yrs old horses shall provide their Certificate of Registration. 50% payment of the entry fee at the Club’s office is required, to be entered on the Official Race Day Programme.
No correction of classification on race day. Horses must be properly entered. No late entry will be accepted.
The Club reserves the right to cancel or reframe any race mentioned above. Seven horses to start or no fourth prize will be paid. Five horses to start or no third prize will be paid are among the rules governing the event.