Kennard Memorial Christmas horse race entries close today
Guyana Chronicle
December 14, 2003

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ENTRIES for the big two-day Christmas horse race meeting of the Kennard’s Memorial Turf club close today with secretary, Lincoln Girdharry, at the Club’s Office, Bush Lot Corentyne.

Horses can also be entered with Inshanally Habibulah at Rising Sun, West Berbice (Tel: 624-9213) or Michael Simms, president of the Georgetown Turf Club (Tel: 220-5963 or 623-3545) or with Justice Kennard at the Police Complaints Authority.

39 Brickdam (Tel: 226-1399 or 225-4818).

In the meantime, the club has secured sponsorship for several of the races.

Demerara Distillers Limited is sponsoring the two feature races (the 2 C Class Race) with a first prize of $130 000 and the El Dorado trophy being awarded to the winner of the race on the 2nd day which will be run over a mile. A keen contest is anticipated between Satranie, Show Time, Stop on Line, Sunday Haven, What-A-Pleasure, Bound to Dance, Temptation, What Now, My Arrival, Point Given and others in this race.

Other sponsors include N.B.I.C, which is sponsoring the ‘F’ class race on day one and the ‘H’ class race on day two.

Metro is sponsoring the race for two-year-old horses on day two which will see the best two-year-old horses competing, including Rea Rele, Cash Run, Donna, Mr Henessy and Nirmala. The winner will receive $90 000 and the Deo Kharaj Memorial trophy.

G.T&.T has sponsored the race for 3-year-old horses on day two where a keen competition is expected between Royal Madrid, Gilford, De General, Great Escape and others. Winner will receive $100 000 and the Seenauth Rampersaud trophy.

P&P Insurance Brokers has sponsored the ‘I’ class race on day one, which includes a trophy to the winner.

Delmur. Co. Ltd. has sponsored the ‘H’ class race on day one where Grate Escape, Fair Quest and Flying Free will challenge each other for a 1st prize of $65 000 and a trophy.

In the Jumbo Jet Auto Sales stakes for ‘J’ & Lower horses on day two Royal Oak will renew rivalry with de Wrecker and others.

Entertainment will be provided on both days by popular bands.

Horses owners are reminded that their horses’ names will not be appearing on the official programme unless the entrance fees are paid at the time of entry.

The weather is fine on the Corentyne and two days of exciting races are expected and it will be the club’s last race meeting for this year.

The champion jockey will receive the Neville Sunich Memorial trophy presented by the Trophy Stall of Bourda Market, while the runner-up will receive a trophy presented by Engraving and Trophy World of Quamina Street.

R. Bactawar & Son Excavation & Civil Works of 107 Mon Repos, North, will provide the trophy for the champion trainer.