– entries will close on Sunday, October 14. No late entries will be acceptedThe Kennard Memorial Turf Club, at Bush Lot on the Corentyne Coast in East Berbice, is scheduled to host its pre-Diwali Horse Race Meet on October 21, with more than 30 entries already received for the card, which consists of six categories. Interested persons wanting to enter their horses are asked to do so immediately.Part of the action in last year’s Pre-Emancipation MeetSpeaking with Guyana Times Sport, Retired Justice Cecil Kennard stated that the horse race meet was set to be exciting, as horse-racing enthusiasts should expect some of Guyana’s top horses taking part. Even though 30 horses have been confirmed, he expects at least 50 horses to have been signed up when entries close. Justice Kennard went on to identify some of the horses participating in the meet: Miss Olympic, Got To Go, Goodwill Boy, Plain Land, Lucky Star, Seven Dust, Not This Time, Slim Shady, Mister Stanley and many more.Jockeys will be competing for the grand prize in the H & Lower race, which carries the most attractive top prize – $250,000; then there is the 2-Year Guyana-Bred (Maiden), which will see the winner carting off a handsome purse of $200,000.There is also the ‘L Non-Earner 2018’ race, which will see the victor receiving a first-place prize of $100,000; and there is the L Open, which has a top prize of $140,000.The winner of the ‘L Non-Winner’ race will receive $120,000, while the winner of the J3 & K race will receive $160,000.Entry charges on the six-race card range from $12,000 to $30,000, and entry will close on Sunday, October 14. No late entries will be accepted.Some of the sponsors are: ANSA McAL, Demerara Distillers Limited, Mohamed’s Enterprise, Metro, Top Notch Auto Sales, Patsan Trading Enterprise, Silvie’s General Store, New Building Society, and Rohan Auto Spares.For more details, interested persons are kindly asked to contact Club Secretary Niketa Ross on 662-4668. Horses can also be entered into the competition via Ivan Dipnarine (331-0361); Justice Kennard (623-7606 or 225-4818); Fazal Habibulla (657-7010); Dennis DeRoop (640-6396) or Campton Sancho (602-1567).