A power house triumvirate has secured the first of only 12 slots in the 2019 Pitons Cup, the feature race that is launching the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club on 13 th December this year.
Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher, Eclipse Award winning owner Sol Kumin and industry leading bloodstock agent and owner of premier consignment firm ELiTE Brad Weisbord have provided a weighty endorsement to the Pitons Cup initiative which will help launch horse racing on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.
“We’re excited to support the Pitons Cup and plan on being there in person on December 13 th ,” said Weisbord on behalf of the syndicate.
“It’s wonderful to see the sport reach a new destination in Saint Lucia and it is important to support initiatives like this.”
Pletcher, Kumin and Weisbord are dominant figures in their respective fields and have enjoyed success at major international meetings such as the Dubai World Cup. The Pitons Cup will be their first involvement in horse racing in the Caribbean.
“The endorsement of Todd, Sol and Brad in securing a slot on top of the level of enquiries we have received since announcing the Pitons Cup has been beyond expectation,”
said Eden Harrington, Director of the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club.
“Todd, Sol and Brad are leaders in the American racing industry, they have records of excellence and confirmation of their involvement in Saint Lucia is exceptionally rewarding. Not only are they passionate racing fans, they raise the standard of competition and bring great awareness of Saint Lucia with them.”
As slot purchasers, Pletcher, Kumin and Weisbord are guaranteed:
Go to www.rsltc.com to learn how you can participate.