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17/08/17

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)

PURSE: $1,500,000

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

 

YR

DIS.

HORSES

TRAINERS

JOCKEYS

TIME

2001

1600

OK DON

T. Chung

C. Lynch (54 kg)

1:39:3

2003

1600

VIGILANTE

F. Geddes

E. Murray (55 kg)

1:42:2

2009

1300

SAINT CECELIA

S. Chung

P. Francis (50 kg)

1:17:2

2010

1300

RONRON

G. Subratie

P. Francis (54 kg)

1:18:0

2011

1300

PRICELESS BEAUTY

M. Powell

O. Walker (57 kg)

1:18:3

2012

1300

REASONABLE PRESS

Philip Feanny O.D

D. Cardenas (52 kg)

1:18:2

2013

1300

EL PODEROSO

Philip Feanny O.D

W. Griffiths (55kg)

1:17:1

2014

 

NO RACE

 

 

 

2015

1300

FORTUNEONEHUNDRED

W. DaCosta O.D.

R. Halledeen (55kg)

1:17:3

2016

1300

NUCLEAR AFFAIR

G. Subratie

R. Halledeen (53.5 kg)

1:18:1

2017

1300

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