The Rising Sun Turf Club in collaboration with the Guyana Association of Women’s Police grand one day horserace meet fixed for this Sunday, June 25 at the Rising Sun West Coast, Berbice track, has been postponed to July 9 as a result of the current heavy rainfall.
According to Compton Sancho of the organisers, continuous rainfall over the past few days has left the track soggy and unfit good racing.
Entries closed on Monday last with well over 50 horses registered. The feature event is the G class race, but the 3 years and I class races are expected to produce excellent competition.
Six races are carded with over three million dollars in cash and trophies up for the taking.
The feature event is for horses classified G class and lower over a distance of one mile for a top prize of $300,000. The runner up will take home $150,000 and third prize $75,000.
Other events listed are the I class and three-year old Guyana bred, J 1 and lower, K class and lower, L 1 and lower and L 2 and the unclassified.
Among the top horses slated to take part are Settling Star, Appling Harvest, Got to go, T and T, Cat Massiah, Bird Man, Chelsea, Red Jet, Red Regent, Something Special, Bridal Stone Corner, Party Time, Puppy Tail, Richie Poo, Seven Dust, Little Star and Unruly.
Some other upstarts in the lineup looking to upstage the favourites are Big Man in Town, Not This time, Stormy Breeze, Lil Boy, Timely, Royal Prince and Bounty be True among others.
Information can be accessed by contacting Cynthia Kelly 622 5975, Compton Sancho 691 1174, Fazal Habibulla 657 7010 or Niketa Ross 662 4668.
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