11th running of the Guyana Cup set for August 13th at Rising Sun Turf Club
Jul 15, 2017 , http://www.kaieteurnewsonline....ising-sun-turf-club/
The Jumbo Jet Business Enterprise and Stables and main Coordinator Junior ‘Jumbo Jet’ Mohammed has announced the staging of the Mega Guyana Cup Horserace Meeting on August 13th at the Rising Sun Turf Club at Number 6 on the West Coast of Berbice starting at 11:30am.
As is customary, the action promises to provide turfites with a choc-full of entertainment and excitement as most of the top racehorses in the country battle for the attractive cash prizes on offer.
The programme released by Mr. Mohamed yesterday shows eight races listed with the B Class event the main attraction. This race is open to all imported and Guyana Bred B class horses and covers a distance of 2000m. The reward for this event is a whopping $2M for the winner with second collecting $1M, third $500,000, fourth $250,000 and fifth $125,000. The best of the best in the country is expected to show up for this race.
Next on the list is the E & lower 1500m race for all imported and Guyana Bred 3 years and up and those rated E class and lower for a sumptuous $1.2M winner’s purse.
Other attractions on the programme will cater for G & Lower Guyana and West Indies Bred racehorses covering 1500m with the winner carting off $700,000.
The H3 & lower race for Guyana and West Indies bred horses has a $400,000 pay day over a distance of 1100m.
The 2 years old Guyana Bred horses will run over a similar 1100m distance with $350,000 the purse on offer for the winner.
The 3 year old Guyana bred and I1 & Lower class racehorses will look to cash in on the $300,000 first prize over 1100m.
While the J2 & K & Lower class will be battling for a $250,000 purse, while the L& Lower non-winners will collide for a $200,000 winners take, both events also over 1100m.
Sponsorship for the event has already begun the come in. ISG Industrial Supplies of Guyana Inc. just this week committed to the event handing over their support for the event. The other traditional major sponsors are due to announce their contributions in the coming weeks.