ALL roads lead to the Rising Sun Turf Club, today, for the 14th running of the biggest local horse-racing event – the Guyana Cup 2022.
All venue and track preparations have been completed, according to the organisers, Jumbo Jet Thoroughbred Racing committee, and fans are promised some of the best horse-racing action to date.
The feature race, the Banks DIH Guyana Cup, over one mile (1600m) which will go for a purse of US$35,880 is one of the three races that the post has drawn in the following order (Draw 1-11): Calibouge Sound (Slingerz Racing Stable), Everesting (Master Z racing Stable), Alado (Master Z racing Stable), Memories (Shaun Mohamed), Jessica’s Pride (Night Eyes Racing Stable), Detroit Steel (Simply Royal Racing Stable), Queen Domina (Slingerz Racing Stable), Our Stuie (Jagdeo Racing Stable), Settling Star (Asif Kahdeer), Vera’s Finally (Jumbo Jet Racing Stable), Wild Texas Tom (Jagdeo Racing Stable).
The undercards were also drawn with the VALS construction Sprint Classic over 1100m for US$10,765; Looking to Heaven (Jumbo Jet Racing Stable) in the first post ahead of Lady Bird (Ephramins’ Thoroughbred), Early Bird (R&R Syndicate), Signal Note (Rising Sun Stables), Nuclear Fire (Jadgeo Racing Stable), Regal Intention (Jumbo Jet Racing Stable) and Converter (Slingerz Racing Stable).
The Associated Construction Services Derby Stakes One Mile (1600m) for a purse of US$17,940 saw Like a Million (Jumbo Jet Racing Stables) in post one ahead of Irish Princess (N. Dookie), Glamorous Star (A. Rampersad), Amazing Grace (PHVH) Racing Stable, Black Time (Shocking Racing Stable), Heartland (Bronson Cheefoon), Judge Not (Martin Pestano) and Colour of Sacrifice (Shaun Mohamed).