Preparations underway for Bush Lot United Turf Club Horserace Meet on February 3

January 20, 2013 | By | Filed Under Sports 

With horses having just over a month rest things are quickly getting into place for the start of the new season. The 2013 horseracing season will get galloping on Sunday 3rd February when the Bush Lot United Turf Club holds their season opening one day horserace meet at the Club’s entity Sea View Park, Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice.
Nine races are listed for the day with over over $8.5M in cash and trophies up for grabs in the day’s proceedings.
A number of feature races are listed on the day’s card with races for B, D,F G, and the three year old events being the top billings.
The Feature race will once again be for horses classified ‘B’ and lower with the animals set to cover a distance of 1400M. The winner is set to take home a whopping $1.2M and trophy.
The event for three year old Guyana and West Indies Bred horses will see the winner running away with $500,000 and trophy over 1400M.
The horses classified D and lower will be racing for a top prize of $450,000 and trophy over 1400M. There is an event for animals classified F and lower for a first prize of $400,000 and trophy over 1200M. The G class race will be a 1200M affair with the animals running for a winning purse of $350,000 and trophy.
There is also $350,000 and trophy available for the winner of the Guyana Bred three year old event which will be a 1400M affair.
The race for I class horses has a pole position taking of $200,000 and trophy over 1200M.
The J class event will see the animals racing for a winner’s money of the $150,000 and trophy in another 1200M contest. The K class match up will see the winner pocketing $120,000 and trophy over 1200M.
Among the sponsors on board so far are Banks DIH, Eron Lall Civil Engineering and Construction Company, Mohammed Shariff of the Shariff racing stable, Rommel Jagroop, Trophy Stall, Bourda Market, Jumbo Jet Auto Sales, Inshan Bacchus, and Phagoo General Store of Bush Lot West Coast Berbice.
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 Coordinator and Treasurer Lakeram B. Sukhdeo on Number 232-0558 or 672-0810 or President R. Jagit (tel 232-0231). Race time is 12:30hrs.
(Samuel Whyte)

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