With there being a lull in the horseracing season after a hectic two months with six race meets within an eight week period, most of the stables are taking the time out to replenish their stocks and even give their animals a much needed rest and medical check up. Horse owners will have approximately one month to get themselves back in order. With the last race being on August 28 the next race date is slated for Sunday September 25 at the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club and Sports Facilities (RCMTC&SF).
Another hectic period is in the making with most of the clubs having race meets slated until year end. With the Guyana Horse Racing Authority being in a non functioning mode most of the Horseracing Clubs have been taking several initiatives to keep the sport going amidst several hiccups. Also a number of new sponsors have come on board.
The RCMTC has teamed with one such organization the Guyana Veterinary Association to stage an eight event meet with the feature race being for Horses classified C1 and lower over 1400M event with a winning purse of $500,000 and trophy.
The other events listed are the E3 & Lower category 1400M with a winning purse of $280,000 and trophy.
The 3yrs old race for Guyana and West Indies Bred Horses classified G1 and lower over 1200M for a top prize of $250,000 and trophy.
The F3 & Lower 1400M races with winnings set at $200,000 and trophy.
The two year old race is an open event and also has a purse of $200,000 and is also 1200M.
The H3 & Lower event has $170,000 on offer with the distance being 1200M.
There is a race for I3 horses that won two races and Non-winners of 3 years old and lower with a winning money of $140,000 over 1200M.
The final event planned for the day is for horses classified K&L with first prize of $70,000 and also over 1200M.
Top individual performers including champion and runner up Jockeys, top stable and trainers will be presented with accolades compliments of Businessman Ramesh Sunich of the Trophy Stall, Bourda Market and the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club and Sports Facilities.
A number of the country’s top horses including a number of new imports are expected to be on show. Entries are expected to be closed on Sunday. Race time is 13:00 hrs.
Interested persons can make contact with the Club Office at No. 13 Village Hermitage, Corentyne, Berbice (At 19 Road Corentyne. Bobby Vaughn (Tel: 624-6788) or Ms. Noresa Saul (Tel: 333-0301 / 333 – 0290) Dr. Dwight Walrond (Tel: 623-0100/220-6557) or Tribuwhan Jagdeo on numbers (669-5593). (Samuel Whyte)
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