60 horses confirmed for Kennard’s Memorial Phagwah Meet

The horse-racing season for 2019 has already kicked off in emphatic fashion, and the much-anticipated Kennard’s Memorial Turf Club (KMTC) Phagwah Day Horse Race Meet will be held on March 17 at the Club’s facility at Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice.
Some of the horses confirmed for this event are: Isnt’t She Charming, Settling Star, T&T, Goodwill Boy, Sitar, Awesome Warrior Sheriff, Miss Olympic, The Rock, Just in Time, Secret Flyer, Release The Heat, Delila, The Cash Blue Eye Boy and many more.
The main event for the day will feature the G1 race classified for F3 and Lower horses, which will see the winner carting off $320,000 and a trophy.
The seven-furlong race involving three-year-old Guyana-bred horses will see the winner taking home $250,000 and a trophy; while the seven-furlong race classified J&K Class will see the winner bagging $200,000 and a trophy.
The five-furlong race classified L Class Open will carry a winning purse of $180,000; while the five-furlong race for L Class non-winners will see the winner claiming $150,000 and a trophy. There is also a five-furlong race for L Class non-earners, which will see animals racing for a top purse of $130,000 and a trophy.
Some of the entities on board for this meet are Ansa Mc Al Trading Ltd, Demerara Distillers Ltd, Muneshwer’s Ltd, Republic Bank (Guyana) Ltd, Hand in Hand Insurance Co; Dalip Trading Ltd, Horse Shoe Racing Service, Nand Persaud & Co, Mike’s Pharmacy, Patsan Trading Enterprise, J.P Ghamandi, Mattai’s Supermarket, Khanai’s Guyana Electrical Agency, Silvie’s General Store, Kissoon Dyal, Rohan Oditt of M&B Contracting & Co, D. Gobin of Agri Spares (Essequibo), Goodwood Racing Service, Mohamed’s Enterprise and L. Seepersaud Maraj & Sons.
Interested owners/trainers and handlers can call the following persons for more information: Niketa Ross, 662-4668; Justice Kennard, 623-7609 or 225-4814; Ivan Dipnarine, 331-0316; Fazal Habibulla, 657-7010; Dennis Deroop, 640-6396; and Campton Sancho, 691-1174.