AS race day fast approaches, Trophy Stall is on board the Nand Persaud Sprint Classic Horserace Meet. The event is set for this Sunday (August 11) at the company’s racing facility, No.36 Village, Macedonia Estate, Corentyne, Berbice.
The meet, which is being promoted by the Sky Plus Incorporated Promotion Group, will see Trophy Stall put up the trophies for the events with full sponsorship for the Jockey category. Over 45 horses have registered so far.
The presentation of the trophies was done yesterday at Trophy Stall’s Port Mourant Branch, Corentyne. General Manager of Trophy Stall, Ramesh Sunich, made the presentation to General Manager of the Nand Persaud Group of Companies and Event Coordinator Mohendra Persaud.
Seven races are on the day’s card with over $4M in cash, trophies and other incentives up for grabs.
The feature E and Lower 4 furlongs event is for a winning purse of $300 000 and a trophy. Expected to race are Score’s Even, Simple Side, Golden Dancer, TNT, Golden Blue Echo among others.
Uprising Star, War Story, Dazzling Girl and Awesome Bandit are among those in the 2-year-old Guyana-bred event for the winning prize of $150 000 and trophy, over 660 yards.
The J Class event has a number of entries while the K Class race will feature the likes of Touch the Cash, The Rock, Touch Down and Irish Boy.
Among those down to battle it out in the L class male race are Cool Mood, Awesome Banner and Plane Land.
The event for female L Class animals will see the likes of Pinky, Promise, Royal Progressive and Wonder Girl.
The non-earners from the above two L Class races will then compete for a top prize.
Apart from Trophy Stall, other major sponsors include Ansa McAl through its STAG Beer Brand, 4R Bearings and Belts, NPG Packaging and Plastics INC.
The Champion jockey, trainer and stable will be rewarded with trophies and other incentives, compliments of Trophy Stall.
Interested persons can make contact with Mohini on 600-4728 or Amanda on 618-5966 for more information. The Coordinator is Mohendra ‘Mohin’ Persaud.