Turfites set for pre-Independence treat today

Turfites will be in for a pre Independence treat today when The ‘Sport of Kings’ returns to the Kennard Memorial Turf Club for the staging of a grand horse race meet.

Six exciting races are billed to run off at the Bush Lot, Corentyne track with the feature, D1 and Lower one-mile event fetching a half a million dollars first prize.

In the co-feature, Three-year-old West Indies bred (maiden) and Guyana Open race, the first horse will take home $300,000 for its owner.

Other races at the event include G1 and Lower ($300,000), I and Lower ($250,000), the J1 and Lower ($200,000) and the J3 and W/A ($150,000).

 

 Conditions

1. The races will be run under the rules of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority.

2) In the event that there are less than five horses entered for any event, the club reserves the right to cancel or reframe the said event or reduce the prize money after consulting with the horse owners.

3) Owners of horses must pay at least $5000 for each horse at the time of entry. If not paid, the horse’s name would not appear on the official programme and the horse will not be permitted to run.

4) Five horses to start before a third place prize is paid.

5) Seven horses to start before a fourth place prize is paid.

Actions starts at 12:00hrs.

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