Banks DIH Limited will sponsor the feature race at this year’s 11th Annual Guyana Cup Horse Race Meet billed for August 13th at the Rising Sun Turf Club in West Berbice.
According to a press release from the organsiation, the race will be sponsored under the Banks Beer brand.
On Friday the company presented the prestigious first place Trophy and cash incentive to be presented to the winner of the feature ‘B’ Class and Lower Open which will feature all Guyana bred and imported horses three years and over.
Rawle Need, Banks Beer Brand Manager (Trainee) made the presentation to Nasrudeen Junior Mohamed, Promoter of the event during a simple ceremony at Thirst Park.
Mohamed thanked Banks DIH Limited for its continued sponsorship of the Guyana Cup now in its 11th year.
“Banks DIH Limited has been one of our major sponsor for the past 11 years and we look forward to continuing this partnership in the years ahead,” Mohamed said.
Communications Manager, Troy Peters, said that the Guyana Cup is the premier horse racing event on the local racing calendar and Banks DIH Limited is honoured to once again sponsor the feature race on the programme. Also present at the ceremony were Banks DIH Limited Outdoor Events Manager, Mortimer Stewart and Roy Jafarally, one of the race organisers.
Over $11 million in cash prizes will be at stake in the eight-race programme scheduled to start at 11:00 hours at the West Berbice Turf Club.