In Summary
  • Three races are excluded from the competition are The Kenya Guineas, Kenya Gold Cup and 2 Year Old Maiden.

  • For the other 5 races, trainers are invited to place initially their declared runners into a pool.

  • The OBTS has organised a Guineas Sweepstake for January 20, at the Curragh Irish Pub starting from 6.00 pm.

As part of the Britam Kenya Guineas Race Meeting activities, on January 21, 2018, there will be an International Jockeys Competition.

Four countries are participating - Mauritius, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya. Each to be represented by one rider as follows:

Mauritius: Dinesh Sooful

South Africa: Deon Sampson

Zimbabwe: Brendon McNaughton

Kenya: Richard Kibet

Three races are excluded from the competition are The Kenya Guineas, Kenya Gold Cup and 2 Year Old Maiden.

For the other 5 races, trainers are invited to place initially their declared runners into a pool. The horses' names will be put in one hat and the 4 riders’ names in another hat.

NORMAL PROCEDURE

A draw will then be made to see who rides what. Once this is completed, normal procedure in nominating riders can resume.

This process will be undertaken on January 17 at 11.30am at the Registry Office.

If any Trainer would like to engage one of the three visiting jockeys to ride their horses in an excluded race, then they should contact Joyce Mwangi immediately. Entertainment is to be at an all-time high.

Page 1 of 2