Kennard Memorial Turf Club Boxing Day Horserace meet slated for December 26

first_imgTHE much-anticipated Kennard Memorial Turf Club Boxing Day horserace meet will be held on December 26 at the Club’s facility, Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice.The event which gets underway at 13:00hrs will have as its feature event a nine-furlong race for horses classified `B2’ and Lower and carries a first prize of $1M, while the second to fourth place finishers will earn $500,000, $250,000 and $125,000 respectively.There will also be two races each over five, six and seven furlongs with three-year-old Guyana-bred horses seeking to claim the $230,000 first prize money. The second to fourth place finishers will receive $110,000, $55,000 and 27,000 in that order.The other six-furlong race is opened to horses classified `J3 and `K’ and Lower with a first prize of $180,000. The second place horse will earn $90,000, while the third and fourth place finishers will receive $45,000 and $22,000 respectively.Animals classified `L’ open will battle over five furlongs for a first prize worth $150,000. The second to fourth place finishers will pocket $75,000, $38,000 and $19,000 respectively.The other five-furlong race is for horses classified `L’ non-winners and the winning stable will receive $130,000, while the second place finisher will receive $60,000. The third and fourth place finishers will take home $30,000 and $15,000 respectively.The two seven-furlong is opened to horses classified `F’ and Lower and `H’ and Lower and the `FD’ and lower animals will compete for the $350,000 first prize. The second to fourth place finishers will take home $175,000, $88,000 and $44,000 in that order, while the race for `H’ and Lower horses will carry a first prize worth $280,000. The second place finisher will win $140,000, while the third and fourth place finishers will earn $70,000 and $35,000 respectively.These races will be conducted under the rules of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority and interested owners/trainers and handlers can call the following persons for more information; Ivan Dipnarine (331-0316), Justice Kennard (623-7609 or 235-4818), Fazal Habibulla (657-7010) or Dennis Deroop (640-6396).last_img

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