Grand horse race meet at Port Mourant Turf Club tomorrow


THE Port Mourant Turf Club (PMTC) will come alive tomorrow when the Port Mourant Turf Club presents a grand one-day horse race meet.The one-day activity has already attracted some of the country’s top thoroughbreds who will be competing for millions in cash and trophies starting at 13:00hrs
Seven highly interesting races are carded for the day with the feature event being the D and Lower, fetching the highest first prize of $1M and will cover a mile and distance.
The main supporting race is for Three-year-old Guyana and West Indies-bred animals competing at 1300m for a top prize of $600 000.
The winner of the Four-year-old Guyana and West Indies-bred horses’ event at a mile and distance is guaranteed $500 000 while the same cash prize is at stake for the champion horse in the F and Lower (1500m).
Other races on the programme are the G3 W.I. Maiden and Guy Open (1200m/$400 000 first prize), I and Lower (1000m/$250 000 first prize) and the J and Lower (1200m/$200 000 first prize).
Some 75 horses have already registered and all systems are in place for a highly competitive day of racing, featuring the leading horses, jockeys and stables.
According to the organizer, the track is in excellent condition for tomorrow’s highly anticipated showdown.