Over 50 horses have been registered for the much anticipated Kennard Memorial Turf Club (KMTC) Boxing Day meet which is set for Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice.
According to Chairman of the KMTC Justice Cecil Kennard (retired), the facility is in fine shape following some renovation and fans can expect some exciting action; among the horses set to battle are; Lucky Star, Big Man Boss, Goodwill Boys and Vera Sinelly. Entries will be closed on December 15.
Seven events have been carded for the day with the feature race being the Metro Million Mile which is open to all horses, with the winner taking home $1,000,000, runner up $500,000, third place $250,000 and fourth place $125,000.
Other events listed are L-Non Earner for a distance of five furlongs and carries a top prize of $130,000 and the runner up $65,000. H and Lower for seven furs and fetches a winning purse of $250,000 with the runner up $125,000. Two-year old Maiden for a distance of six furs will see the champion pocketing $200,000 and the runner up $100,000. L-Non Winner for a winning purse of $150,000 and second place $75,000; J and K Lower which will see the winner receiving $200,000 and the runner up $100,000, and L-Open in which the winner will take home $170,000 and second place $85,000.
The races will be run under the rules of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority and no late entries will be accepted. Kennard has expressed gratitude to the sponsors.
Among them are New Building Society, Patsan Trading, Hand-in-Hand, Torginol, Metro, DDL, Ansa Mc Al, Silvie’s, Country Pride Enterprise, Dalip Trading, P and P Insurance Brokers, Republic Bank, Mohamed’s Enterprise, Poonai’s Pharmacy, Chatterpaul Deo, Horse Shoe Racing Service, Goodwood Racing Service, Rohan Auto Spares, R. Singh and Sons, Khanai’s Electrical Agency, Optique Vision Clear, Bishundial Rice Mill, Ariel Enterprise, Rohan Oudit, Mike’s Pharmacy, Courts’ Guyana Inc, KSM Investment and D. Gobin Agri Spares.
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