Jun 15, 2011 Sports
The Norman Singh Memorial Turf club situated at Bel Air, No 6 Village West Coast Berbice in collaboration with the Jumbo Jet Stables will stage its grand one day ‘Guyana Cup Fever’ horserace Meet this Sunday June 19, with over $5M in prizes and trophies at stake and much excitement is anticipated.
Nine races are listed on the day’s card and over 70 horses have so far entered and a number of the leading B class and 3-year-old open horses are expected to headline the action, which starts from 12:30pm.
The B and lower match up is once again the main attraction on the day’s programme with a massive $600,000 and trophy compliments of Banks DIH Limited being the winning purse. The distance is 1200m which is the distance for all of the other events except the two year old race.
The line up for the big race so far reads: Stormy Flame, Little Pannie, Ferry landing, Bwana dancer, Zelik, Prince Charming, Home Bush baby, Marathon Man, Chantress, War a luck and Miss Orientate. Judging from the practice runs so far a blistering finish is anticipated.
The three year old race for horses Bred and Born in the West Indies is another main event on the day’s programme and has $500,000 as the winning money. The likes of the unbeaten Better than Gold of the Chris Jagdeo stable, Lilly Singh’s Irish Girl, Big Impact of the Jumbo Jet stable and Work Force will renew their rivalry with Captain Crook, Gold Plated and Big Show along with Spanish Force.
In the E and lower there is $400,000 available for the winner of the race. King Maker, Pinch D Cash, Momzele, Home Bush baby, Sea Rocket, Dubai Duchess, Top of the line and Got to go are set to go after each other.
Super Cat, Wicker Intention, Princes Renuka, Royal Salute, JD Junior, Northern Junior Kevin, Natural Mystic and Ranch Baby will continue their rivalry in the three year old event for horses Bred and born in Guyana for the $300,000 first prize.
The two year old race will see them galloping for the first time. The distance is 400M. Pride and joy, Happy choice, Serenity, Settle in Seattle, Little tip top, Come dance with me, Times have changed, Another decision, Speed girl, Zoom Zoom, Sonya door and Baby flyer are down to match strides.
The G and lower sprint has a first prize of $300.000 with Stormy Deal, The Gap, South Sea, Pixie Fire, Top of the line, Got The go, Miracle run, Harry dream, Ginger bread, Story lass and Stylish line in action.
The winner of the H class event will race away $200,000 with Five star general, the Gump, Quincy, Ravi b, and Infinity in action.
The ‘I and lower race with $150,000 as the winning purse has Little spike, Kevin, Miracle silver, Royal time, Romeo, No body knows and Pinky among others.
The other races listed for the day’s programme is the division 1, 2 and 3 gallop, has a first prize of $120,000.
Outstanding performers on the day’s meet will be presented with trophies compliments of Ramesh Sunich of the trophy stall Bourda market.
The race meet will be run under the auspices of the Guyana Horse Racing authorities those interested in entering their animal can do so by contacting Secretary Ghansham ‘Ganesh’ Singh on Telephone 649-3636, 2320219 or organizing Secretary Campton Sancho on 690-0569 or at the Club’s office at No 6 Bel Air West Coast Berbice.
Horse owners are also reminded to get their horses properly registered with the Guyana Horse Racing Authority, as those horses not properly entered will not be allowed to participate in the days proceedings.
Meanwhile, Sancho informed that the racetrack is in excellent condition and the all weather facility will accommodate action whether rain of shine on Sunday. He promised fans their money’s worth after witnessing and receiving information of the performances of the racehorses in training.
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