Stable owners pick the phone up and make that call, entries for one of Guyana’s biggest horse racing meet closes today.
In excess of $7M in cash and stakes will be up for grabs in the sixth annual Guyana Cup Fever which runs off next Sunday at the Port Mourant Turf Club but steed owners must make that call in order to potentially cash in on part of the jackpot.
Interested persons can contact Chandu Ramkissoon (624-9063 or 232-0633), Rajendra (Jim –Jo) 618-7278, Ramnauth 337-5311 and Sancho 690-0569.
Eight races are carded for the event with the feature B and Lower 1900m race having an appetizing $2M as the prize package. The winning stable owner will pocket the $1M and the Guyana Cup trophy.
In the Co-feature 1200m event for E and lower the organizers have put up $600,000 and a trophy for the winning stable.
The other races include: The Three-year-old event for Guyana Bred horses which have its first prize tagged at $200,000 and trophy.
The G1 and lower 1200m event where the winning horse will run away with $300,000 and trophy.
The second two-year-old event is for Guyana bred horses and has a $600,000 price tag along with a trophy for the top runner over 1000m.
The H3 and lower 1200m race guarantees the winning horse a purse of $275,000 and a trophy while the ‘I’ and lower race also goes over 1200m with the pole position takings being tagged at $225,000 and trophy.
Also, the L-Class 1200m event which the pole position stable will net $130,000.
The final race has $175,000 plus a trophy at stake for the winner of the J and lower event in another 1200m affair.
The top Jockey along with the runner-up, the top stable and champion trainer will all be presented with trophies and other incentives compliments of the organizers.
The organisers, Jumbo Jet Auto Sales have also have put together some interesting incentives for lucky turfites, especially for the early ones on race day. The event will be held under the rules of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority.
Action starts at 12:30hrs. Admission cost is $1200 for adults and half for children.