Provisional programme released for Emancipation Day horse race meet

first_imgORGANISERS of the Emancipation Day horse race meet have released a provisional seven-race programme.The one-day race meet, which is organised by the Four Horsemen promotion group, is billed for August 1 at the Port Mourant Turf Club (PMTC).According to the provisional programme, the feature event is for animals classified E3 and non-winners for 2016 and 2017. The feature event also involves animals classified F and G non-earners of $500 000 for 2017. The race is over a distance of 1400m for a winning take of $350 000 and a trophy.The three-year-old Guyana-bred maiden animals will be galloping over 1200m for a reward of $300 000 and a trophy.There is also an event for animals classified H3 and Lower over 1200m for a first prize of $300 000 and a trophy.The two-year-old Guyana-bred animals will have their first taste of the track over 900m for a $250 000 reward and a trophy.The I3 and Lower animals will be competing over 1200m for $200 000 and a trophy.The J3 and Lower animals and those four years and older and K class will be racing over 1100m for a winning prize of $150 000.The L class non-earners of $150 000 in 2017 will have an opportunity to run, as they compete for a pole position taking of $120 000 over 1200m.According to the provisional programme, the organising committee serves the right to cancel or reframe any race mentioned above.In the event that there are less than five horses entered for any event the organizing committee reserves the right to cancel or reframe the said event or reduce the prize-money after notifying the horse owner.The organising committee also pointed out that seven horses must start the race before a fourth prize is awarded. It must be noted also that horses are subject to reclassification pending the results of any race meeting prior to this oneAll races are run under the rules of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority.For entries, horse owners can make contact with Bobby Vaughn on telephone numbers – 624 6788, 223-5097, 227-7061, 333-0290, 333-0301.last_img