EZjet joins KMTC race meet as DDL continues sponsorship
There is always a first time for everything and yesterday marked EZjet Air Services Inc. debut as a sponsor with Kennard’s Memorial Turf Club (KMTC) Post-Emancipation race meeting.
The race meeting which, is also collaborated with Ansa McAl Trading Limited, saw EZjet pouring in $300,000 along with a trophy for the K & L W/A Class, race, number three on the programme which is slated for Sunday at the Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice.
Country Manager of Guyana for EZjet Air Services Inc, Rosalinda Rusol
stating how delighted the entity was with their involvement with Kennard’s Memorial, disclosed that their partnership marked the first one with a sport such a horseracing, “We have never sponsored horseracing before and this is our opportunity to extend gratitude to all Guyanese.”
Hoping that the relationship which just sprouted continues in the future, Rusol wished Justice Kennard a smooth and productive run off with the major meet which is only a few days away in the ancient county.
Justice Kennard welcoming their sponsors EZjet in his brief remarks disclosed his gratitude to the Airline while lamenting on the importance of sponsorship to any sport, “We thank EZjet for coming on board and we will assure you that you will have no regrets of coming on board.”
He continued by saying that he hopes the endeavor is the first of many.
Meanwhile, a customary donation from Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) under their band El Dorado was made later in the afternoon at Kennard’s Office on Brickdam for the race.
The monetary donation from the entity will contribute to the major event which will see dozen of horses competing in. This year will mark the 40th year since DDL has partnered with the Kennard’s Memorial Turf Club.
DDL Marketing Assistant, Larry Wills in his brief remarks said that the company was pleased with the joint venture once again with Kennard’s Race Meetings for 2012 and also stated that DDL will be devoted towards Kennard’s Memorial Club.
Responding to Wills, Kennard believing that the 40 years relationship will continue uttered words of happiness to the company’s Marketing Assistant.
The race meet will see horses galloping in the I2 & Lower W/A (7 furs), E & Lower W/A (6 furs), K & L W/A (5 furs), 2yrs Old-Guy-W.I Bred (5 furs), H & Lower W/A (6 furs), G & Lower W/A (7 furs), 3yrs Old-Guy-W.I Bred (7 furs), B & Lower W/A (1 mile) and 2yrs Old-Guy-Bred (5 furs) racing for first place prizes of $200,000, $450,000, $150,000, $400,000, $240,000, $320,000, $600,000, $1,500,000 and $250,000.