Jumbo Jet, AJM among major sponsors of Rising Sun Turf Club’s Gymkhana

Seven races are on the card for the June 16 Gymkhana

The Rising Sun Turf Club in Region Five will be hosting a grand one-day Gymkhana on Sunday, June 16, and Jumbo Jet Auto Sales, AJM Enterprise, and Banks DIH are on board the event, which is expected to feature seven races.
The day’s events are expected to begin at noon, and close to two million dollars in cash and prizes will be up for the taking.
The race for animals rated G Class and Lower would be contested over seven furlongs, and entry is open to all horses. Winner of the event would be rewarded with G$300,000.
Other races on the Gymkhana card are as follows: the J Class and Lower; Three-year-old Guyana-bred winner of one race and maidens; the L Class race; the two-year-old trial; the L Class non-winner/low earner; the L Class low- earners of the day, and farm horses.
Five horses must start a race before third-place prize becomes payable, and seven horses must start a race before the fourth-place prize becomes payable.
There will be no demotions or promotions at this event.
Entries will be closed on June 12, 2024. Jockeys MUST be in dress code, and jockeys will be weighed.
The next major race in Guyana is set for July 1 at the Port Mourant Turf Club, followed by the Guyana Cup, which is set for August 11 at the Rising Sun Turf Club.
This year’s Guyana Cup promises to be the biggest meet in the history of horse racing in Guyana, and it will be organized by the Jumbo Jet Thoroughbred Racing Committee. Rivalries are expected to be settled and new horses are expected to grace Guyanese shores to ignite Rising Sun Turf Club.
For entries, persons can contact: Buju +592 658 7637, Glen +1 (868) 368-5192, Ginio +592 618 7278 and Fazal +592 611 1141.