Jul 09, 2016 Sports
The Rising Sun Turf Club is expected to come alive on Sunday 17th July when that entity in collaboration with the Guyana Association of Women Police holds a grand one day Fund Raising horserace meet at the Club’s entity, Arima Park, Rising Sun West Coast Berbice.
Five races are listed for the day with over $2M in prize monies, trophies and other memorabilia at stake and with a few more horses to be added the entries are expected to pass 60.
Once again the top race is for the E class horses as the bigger animals continue to recuperate after their hectic season. Many are still out with injuries.
Most of the big stables were secretly preparing for the event and from reports all of the animals were looking in excellent condition. The horses from the Mahaicony, Mahaica along with the Habibulla stables and animals on the upper West Coast Berbice were having their workout right at the host venue. The Jumbo Jet Stable and the Bacchus Hard Running stable among others were busy whipping their animals into shape. The animals from the Sheriff Racing Stable along with the Singh stables were reportedly also doing their thing at the various tracks and dams on the West Coast Berbice.
Over on the East Berbice it was the same story with horses from the Jagdeo, the Elcock and the Crawford stables, DeRoop Simple Royal stable along with some others were making use of all the race tracks on the East Berbice. Other horses were also fitting in their schedule at the various race tracks as they will be looking to upset the bigger guns.
The feature event is for horses classified E and lower with a winning purse of $300,000.
The J class race has a winning purse of $160,000 and trophy. The K class event is for a winner’s money of $140,000 and trophy. The ‘L’ class gallop has a top prize of $120,000 and trophy.
The final event is for Guyana Bred maiden two year old horses for a take home pay of $100,000 and trophy.
Other incentives on offer will be for champion jockey, champion stable and champion trainer compliments of the Trophy Stall, Bourda Market and the organizers.
Interested persons can contact Inspector Cynthia Kelly on 622 5975, Fazal Habibulla at Chester Fry Bush Lot West Coast Berbice on Telephone No 232-0232 or 657-7010
All proceeds go towards charity. Race time is 13:00 hrs.
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