Winner of the $1 million first prize at last year’s Kennard Memorial Horse Race Meeting Annie’s Playmate has been listed among a star-studded field entered for the ‘C’ & Lower feature event at this Sunday’s Rising Sun Turf Club Meeting, at the club’s Headquarters, West Coast Berbice.
Annie’s Playmate joins a quality line-up that also includes Irish Gel, Miss Oriente and
Illogical in what turfites are already speculating to be an exciting race where choosing a winner is proving to be extremely difficult.
Then there is the recently acquired Home Bush Baby, who was brought in from Trinidad and Tobago and word is that the horse has been recording some impressive runs during practice sessions at the Jumbo Jet Farm.
Seven races are carded for the Rising Sun Turf Club Pre-Mashramani Horse Race Meeting which is scheduled to take place this Sunday, February 21, at the club’s facility, Bush Lot West Coast Berbice.
According to a release, the feature event will be the ‘C’ and Lower with a first prize of $600,000, while runner-up receives $300,000, 3rd place $150,000 and 4th place $75,000.
Most of the country’s top owners and trainers have already signaled their intentions to participate in the one-day event which will have on show most of the best horses in the country.
The full programme is:
F & Lower over 1300 metres with a 1st prize of $150,000, 2nd $75,000, 3rd $35,000 and 4th $18,000; G & Lower over 1100 M- 1st prize $120,000, 2nd $60,000, 3rd $30,000 and 4th $15,000; I & Lower over 1100 M- 1st prize $100,000, 2nd $50,000, 3rd $25,000 and 4th $12,000; Division 1 & 2 over 1300M- 1st $90,000, 2nd $45,000, 3rd $22,000 and 4th $11,000; Division 3 over 1100 M- 1st $80,000, 2nd $40,000, 3rd $20,000 and 4th $10,000; ‘C’ & Lower over 1600M- 1st $600,000, 2nd $300,000, 3rd $150,000 and 4th $75,000 and 3 year-old (Guyana and WI bred) over 1300 M- 1st $250,000, 2nd $125,000, 3rd $60,000 and 4th $30,000.
Apart from the prize monies on offer, the Most Outstanding Jockey will receive the Trophy Stall of Bourda Market Trophy.
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