Seven races carded for KMTC’s pre-emancipation meet slated for July 30

first_imgTHE Kennard’s Memorial Turf Club (KMTC) will stage a seven-race meet on July 30 in observance of Emancipation Day at its club, Bush Lot farm, Corentyne, Berbice, beginning at 13:00hrs.The feature event on the day’s card is opened to horses classified `B2 and Lower’ Special Weights over a distance of eight furlongs and the winner will earn for its owner $1M, while the other top three performers will receive $500,000, $250,000 and $125,000 respectively. Entrance fee for the event is $110,000 per horse.The main supporting event is a five-furlong race for horses classified `E Class non winners and F and lower open.The winning stable will receive $400,000, while the other top three finishers will earn $200,000, $100,000 and $50,000 respectively.There will also be a five-furlong race for animals classified `L’ non winners and the winner will earn $110,000, while the second, third and fourth place finishers will receive $55,000, $27,000 and $13,000 respectively.Two seven-furlong races are also carded: one for horses classified H1 and Lower with the winner earning $250,000, while the other top three performers will be rewarded with $125,000, $62,000 and $31,000 respectively.The other seven-furlong race is opened to Guyana bred three-year old and older horses and has as a first prize $240,000. The second, third and fourth place finishers will receive $120,000, $60,000 and $30,000 respectively.There will also be two six-furlong races: one for horses classified `K’ non winner5s and `L’ open and the winner will earn $120,000. The second, third and fourth place finishers will collect $60,000, $30,000 and $15,000 respectively.The other six-furlong event is opened to animals classified `J2 and Lower’ and will see the winner receiving $140,000 and the other top three performers will draw down $70,000, $35,000 and $17,000 respectively.These races will be run under the rules of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority and entries close on June 21. No late entries will be entertained.To enter horses for the event, horse owners and trainers are asked to contact Fizal (657-7010), Nikita (662-4668), Dennis (640-6396 or 609-9143), T. jagdeo (618-7278) Justice Kennard (623-7609) or Daloo (689-0629).last_img