-$2M for winner of ‘A’ class event
As the final countdown of the 2013 horse racing season gains momentum preparations are moving apace for a number of race meets on the end of year calendar. One such meet is the event organised by the Norman Singh Memorial Turf Club (NSMTC) in collaboration with Jumbo Jet Auto Sales and racing stables and a number of horse owners as they present a Grand Pre New Year’s horserace meet on Sunday December 29 at the Norman Singh Memorial Turf Club at No6, West Coast Berbice.
In an effort to get horse owners involved, the organisers have put together a sumptuous $11M package with hefty prize monies in each race which will see eight action packed events being featured.
This is the only event being held at the club for the year and the organisers are making sure that they end on a high note as is synonymous with race meets held at the Norman Singh Turf Club. As such the arena is undergoing rehabilitation for the end of year spectacle.
According to coordinator Nazrudeen ‘Jumbo Jet’ Mohamed, most of the big stables including- Jumbo Jet, Shariff, Jagdeo, Elcock and Jagmohan are coming together for the meet.
There are a number of feature events listed on the day’s programme which includes the much anticipated A class main event, and races for the three year old Guyana and West Indies bred horses, the E1class horses, an event for two year old West Indies Bred horses, while the G and three year Guyana bred events will also be crowd pullers.
The feature “A” class race will see the horses racing for total prize money of over $3.8M. The winning horse will race away with whopping winners money of $2M and trophy over 1600M.
The Three Year old race for horses bred and born in Guyana and the West Indies has a $1M reward for the winner over 1600M.
The Two year Guyana and West Indies Bred horses will gallop over 1200M for the $700,000 first prize and trophy on offer.
The E1 class event has a wining haul of $600,000 and trophy over 1200 meters. There is a race for G1 class horses also over 1200M and will see the champion horse taking home a winners money of $500,000 and trophy. The race for Guyana bred three year old horses is for a pole position taking of $400,000 and trophy over 1200M.
The ‘I ‘and lower 1200M event is for a winning money of $250,000 and trophy. The other event is for the animals classified J, K and L and lower, which is also a 1200M affair for a winner’s pocket of $200,000.
Entries closed on Sunday 21stDecember 2013 and interested horse owners are asked to make contact with –Rajendra ‘Jin-Jo’ Jagdeo on 618-7278, C. Ramnauth on telephone numbers 337-5311 or 697-1979, Campton Sancho 690-0569, Ganesh Singh on 600-3626 or 649-3636, Lenny Singh on 642-3172 or Romel Jagroop on 624-1798 or the Jumbo Jet office on numbers 232-9711, 232-0633. Race time is 12:30hrs.
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