Kennard Memorial Turf Club Phagwah Day Horse Race Meet on March 24

The horse-racing season for 2019 has already kicked off in emphatic fashion, and the much-anticipated Kennard Memorial Turf Club (KMTC) Phagwah Day Horse Race Meet will be held on Sunday, March 24 at the Club’s facility at Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice.
The card for the day will feature six races as jockeys compete for over $3 million in cash and prizes and other incentives up for grabs.
The affair will have as its feature event an over 7-furlong race for horses classified G1 and Lower. The race will carry a first prize of $300,000 while the three-year-old Guyana bred horses will see the winner taking home $240,000 and a trophy in the six-furlong race. The JK Class will carry a race which is over seven furlongs and will see the first-place winner bagging $100,000 and a trophy. Over five furlongs, the race classified for L Class open animals will carry a winning purse of $140,000 while the race for the L Class non-winners will see the winner claiming $120,000 and a trophy; this race will be over five furlongs. There is also a race for L Class non-earners which is over five furlongs as well, and will see animals racing for a top purse of $100,000 and a trophy.
The Champion jockey and runner-up jockeys, trainer and stables will all receive accolades, compliments of Ramesh Sunich of the Trophy Stall and the organisers.
These races will be conducted under the rules of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority, and interested owners/trainers and handlers can call the following persons for more information: Niketa Ross 662-4668, Justice Kennard 623-7609 or any member of the KMTC Executive for more information.