[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Berbice Bridge Company Inc (BBCI) and Torginol paints have thrown its support behind the Kennard Memorial Turf Club (KMTC) Boxing Day horse race meet.
The company which earlier this year supported the club’s Phagwah and Independence meets have come on board for the third installment following a 470,000 collection.
President of the KMTC, Cecil Kennard received a cheque for the ‘I and Lower event’ of which the winner will receive $250,000.
Meanwhile, earlier in the week Kennard collected an undisclosed sum from continental agencies through their Torginol brand.
Eight races are billed for the day with over $6 million in prizes, 1.5 million alone for the feature race will be for horses classified ‘A and Lower’ over a mile.
Other events billed for the day are the D3 maiden and E Lower for $600,000 over seven furlongs; the three-old West Indies bred median and Guyana bred open will run a mile, also for $600,000.
The races will be run under the regulations of the Guyana Horse Racing Authority and entries close on December 15.