The highly anticipated Guyana Cup Fever will run off today at the famous Port Mourant Turf Club.
With top class racing, music and family fun, the annual Easter Sunday event which has been a staple over the years is definitely not to be missed.
Today’s eight-race card will display the best horses, jockeys and trainers in the industry. A day at the Easter Meet is also a great opportunity to catch up with friends and entertain guests in excellent facilities with a fantastic atmosphere.
With the Jumbo Jet conglomerate holding the reins as the official sponsor, this lucrative race meet with in excess of $7M up for grabs will surely be a hit.
The highlight of the day will be the feature B and lower event, for the first prize of an appetizing $1M and trophy over nine and a half furlongs (1900M).
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 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 organizers, 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 a half for children. See you there.