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Princess She Is Not conquers CP Got Even to win Guyana Cup

first_imgPRINCESS She Is Not with Trinidadian jockey Nicholas Patrick mounted on the mare stormed past a star-studded field to cross the finish pole first and take the 10th Guyana Cup feature event for horses classified A and Lower on Sunday at the Port Mourant race track.With revenge in the minds of jockeys, two-time defending champion C.P Got Even was under pressure from the starting gates with $4M and 1800 metres away.The animals were off to an even start with Princess She Is Not of the Shariff Racing Stables maintaining the early lead to win handsomely by about four lengths from Jack in my Style, Lady Budapest and Just call me Boss.The winner received an additional $500 000 cash bonus and the winning jockey $50 000.Other winners on the day were Isn’t She Charming, Red and Lovely, It’s my Choice, Cat Massiah, Quiet Strom, Awesome Cash, Royal Cash and Mystery Man.Colin Ross was crowned the champion jockey, while the Jumbo Jet stable was declared the champion stable.Meanwhile, chief organiser Nazrudeen Mohammed Jr said the event was a huge success and an incident-free one. He promised an even larger event next year.The mega event was staged in observance of Guyana’s 50th Independence anniversary.$30M in cash and trophies were distributed to first- to fourth-place winners.The 10th running of the Guyana Cup will go down in the annals of history as the biggest horse race meet in Guyana so far where thousands turned up to witness their favourite horses and jockeys.last_img

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