Hand In Hand makes significant donation for RCMTC&SF Caricom Day Horserace meet
With just a few days to go before race day, the Hand in Hand Insurance Company on Monday made a significant donation towards the staging of the Grand Annual July 2nd Caricom Day RCMTC&SF, Banks DIH Limited Horserace meet.
The Hand in Hand Company through its Inspector of Direct Sales Department, Navin Ramlochan, made the presentation at a simple ceremony in the company’s Head Office to Ms. Zenziee Goring of the RCMTC&SF.
In making the donation the company joins a bevy of other companies including Beverage giants Banks DIH Limited, Guyana Bank of Trade and Industry (GBTI), Delmur Company Limited, P & P Insurance Brokers, Dequan Shipping and Trading, Ramesh Sunich of the Trophy Stall Bourda market, Mohammed Rahim, the Elcock Family, Ryan and Julio Perreira, Bobby Misir, R.N Poonai Attorney – At – Law, Aubrey Elcock and Family of the USA, the Tickaram Family of the USA, Roopnauth Sewsankar of the USA, the Suknandan Family of the USA and Sunil Tickaram of the USA in making note worth contributions.
A whopping $9M is up for grabs and a total of 10 races on the day’s card. This is the opening meet for the second half of the racing season and will see the two year old horses in action for the first time for the year.
So far over 70 of the top horses in Guyana have taken entry in what according to the organisers will be the signature event for the year.
The events listed are the B and lower Private Dancer stakes over 1700M compliments of the Elcock Family of the USA and Banks DIH Limited for a luxurious first prize of $1M and trophy with a total purse of over $2M.
The E and lower River Dance Spring Classic for the Ryan Crawford Memorial Trophy compliments of the Elcock family of the USA over 1200M with a first prize of $500,000.
The 3 years old Guyana and West Indies Bred Alness Derby will be run for the 31st time. The 1600M event will see the winner taking home $500,000 and the Sunil Tickram trophy.
The race for 2 years old Guyana and West Indian bred horses over 1100M will see the winner racing away with $450,000 and the Robbie Tickaram trophy complements of the Tickaram family of the USA.