Top horses entered for Day One
-Kennard's two-day race meet
December 23, 2003
Day one of the Kennard's Memorial Turf Club's Christ-mas `meet' is expected to be a scorcher with some of the country's top horses set to battle each other for honours at the club's race track, Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice.
The feature race with a first prize of $100,000 and a trophy is sponsored by DDL and is for horses classified C & Lower over a distance of six furlongs.
The top horses expected to take part include Show Time, Satranie, Sunday Heaven, Temptation, What-A-Plea-sure, Gilford, De General, Great Escape, My Arrival, Mr Hennessy, Real Pele, Cash Run and Donna among others.
The owner of each winning horse will receive a trophy. The trainer with the most wins and the champion and runner-up jockeys will also be similarly awarded.
Day two is set for Sunday (Dec. 28) with more exciting action on the Corentyne. According to a release from the club, extensive renovation is being carried out to some of its facilities in addition to repairs to the main pavilion.
Music will be provided on both days by popular bands and troupes. Persons desirous of obtaining further information on the meeting can contact Justice Cecil Kennard on telephone numbers 226-1399 or 225-4818, Inshanally Habibula at Rising Sun (624-9213) and Michael Simms on 220-5963 or 623-3545.