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It’s all systems go for the staging of the MetroTurf Christmas Super Weekend as two superb horse racing events are held today and tomorrow at the MetroTurf Racing Complex in Malvar, Batangas.
Metro Manila Turf Club plays host to the KASAPI Benefit Racing this afternoon and also the third running of the Pasay – The Travel City Racing Festival tomorrow.
The keenly-awaited lone Winner-Take-All event will be held on Race 3 this afternoon and it has a whopping carry-over of P1.8-million. Racing aficionados can go to their favorite OTBs that open up their betting operations as early as two hours before the first race both today and tomorrow.
The 4-in-1 event of the Karera Station Association of the Philippines (KASAPI) highlights today’s racing event. The main feature will be the Grand Raffle of 12 A1-Condition Haojue Motorcycles for the “R20 Mo Manalo ng Motorsiklo” promo, a joint project of KASAPI and Metro Manila Turf Club.
Meanwhile, Sunday is all set for the third running of the Pasay – The Travel City Racing Festival.
The two major races are the 3rd Pasay – The Travel City Racing Cup and the 3rd Pasay City Mayor Tony Calixto Cup.
These two majors have a whopping total prize of P700,000 each in which the winner of each race will receive the top prize of P420,000. The runner-up gets P157,500 while the third and fourth placers will receive P87,500 and P35,000, respectively.
There will also be 11 Trophy Races in support of the two major races. All the winning horses in this 11 Trophy Races will be awarded a trophy and a guaranteed prize of P150,000 each.