The top stable owners of the Triple Crown Series which runs off from Sunday can look forward to adding large pieces of hardware to their cabinets.
It was announced yesterday that the Trophy Stall has signed on to be a major sponsor of the event.
Meanwhile, in two days at the Rising Sun Turf Club, in excess of 70 thoroughbreds will begin their journey in the historic series, which includes meets on April 1, at Port Mourant and April 29, at Rising Sun. The three ground breaking contests will be among the most prestigious events both in horse racing and local sports as a whole, with a combined purse of $20 million.
The 2018 Guyana Triple Crown will span over a month and according to organizer, Nasrudeen Mohamed Jr., many incentives including the grand prize of a car will be for the taking for lucky turfites. Mohamed Jr. who is the pioneer for the Triple Crown Series in Guyana also told Stabroek Sport yesterday that leveling of the track and upgrading of other facilities at the venue have since been undertaken by the Jumbo Jet Thoroughbred Racing Committee.
On the racing days, the C Class, 1200m event with a bounty of $1M will be the main attraction.
The seven-race card will also include events for trotters in the F Class and lower, Three-Year old Guyana Bred, H and Lower, J/K and lower, K Class non earners and L and lower.