Mar 10, 2013 Sports
With the Horseracing season moving apace the focus will now be on the Kennard Memorial Turf Club, situated at Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne Berbice, when that entity stages their horserace meet on Sunday 24th March at the Club’s entity. So far over 40 entries have been received.
Seven races are listed on the day’s programme which will have a whopping $5M in trophies and cash incentives available. They are a number of top notch events listed on the days card including the feature event for horses classified B and lower. There is also the F and lower and the G and lower races while there is also the 3-yrs-old race for Guyana bred and born horses.
The full list of events are the feature B class race which will cover a distance of One Mile for the hefty $1M winner’s money and trophy with the other placing receiving $500,00, $250,000 and $125,000 respectively.
Horses running in the F and lower contest will aim for the top prize of $350,000 and trophy over seven furlongs.
The top horses in the G and lower contest will run away with $300,000 and trophy over seven furlongs.
The winner of the three year old Guyana bred event will get $280,000 and trophy also over seven furlongs.
The ‘I’ class matchup is another seven furlongs race with the pole position takings being set at $180,000 and trophy.
There are two J class races with the animals classified J1 and lower competing for a top purses of $150,000 and trophy over 1 mile, while the J3 class event is a six furlongs affair with the winner taking away $100,000 and trophy.
The organisers wish to remind horse owners that the event is being conducted under the rules of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority (GHRA).
Entries close on Sunday March 17th and late entries will not be accepted.
Interested persons are asked to make contact with Secretary Niketa Ross on 662-4668, Dr Dwight Waldron on 645-2848, Justice Cecil Kennard on 226-1399, 225-4818, or 623-7602) or Roopnarine Matadial aka Shine (325-3192), Isabella Beaton on 693-7812, Ivan Dipnarine on 331-0316 or Dennis De Roop on 609-9143. Race time is 13:00hrs. (Samuel Whyte)
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