THE 2017 SEEK (back to school) RACE DAY
THE 2017 SEEK RACEDAY was launched at the Office Brokers and Supplies on Dunrobin Avenue in Kingston on Thursday, August 17, 2017.
Mr. Bruce Baylis (CEO- Book Empire Limited) spoke on behalf of the sponsor Book Empire Limited, while Mr. Brando Hayden, (COO-SVREL) spoke on behalf of the promoter, Supreme Ventures Racing & Entertainment Limited, while Mr. Denzil Miller Jr. (Racing Secretary-SVREL) gave an overview of the races. Welcome and Vote-of-Thanks was offered on behalf of Mrs. Kathryn Clark-Spencer (Marketing Manager, SVREL).
On behalf of the entire industry, I take this opportunity to thank BOOK EMPIRE LIMITED on their 10th year of sponsorship in Thoroughbred Racing scheduled for Saturday, August 26, 2017 (10 races).
The feature event will be the 10th running of the SEEK EXERCISE BOOK TROPHY (GR.II) over 1300 metres for a purse of $1.5M (inclusive of $250,000 from the Sponsor Book Empire Ltd.) for Open Allowance Horses which could see competition from the likes of:
BRAWN DWAYNE STAR CHACE THE GREAT
CRUCIAL APPEAL DREAMCOMETRUE GARY GLITTER
PHINEAS RAS EMANUEL ROYAL ASSAULT
SIR BUDGET CHOO CHOO BLU ANOTHER BULLET
BUZZ NIGHTMARE LOTTERY TICKET POKER STAR
FEARLESS SAMAURAI ROYAL VIBES
The remaining eight (8) races will carry the names of products produced by Book Empire Limited the number one supplier of books in Jamaica. They are as follows:
Little Seek 20 Sheet Plaque
The Double Line Trophy
The Seek Composition Plaque
Seek 70 Sheet Plaque
Seek Scrapbook Plaque.
The Seek Employees Trophy
The Seek Customer Trophy
The Seek Composition Mixed Colour Trophy
There will also be The Rhoel Rhoden Memorial Trophy for NB 2-Y-O over 1100M.
PAST WINNERS OF THE SEEK EXERCISE BOOK TROPHY (GR.II)
DISTANCE: 1300 M
TRACK RECORD: 1.15.3 EROS 57KG (WGRIFFITHS-PFEANNY) SEPTEMBER 11, 1993.
STAKES RECORD: 1.17.1 EL PODEROSO 55KG (WGRIFFITHS-PFEANNY) AUGUST 24, 2013