Boss Emong to defend Philracom Chairman‘s Cup

April 30, 2023 People's Tonight 540 views

THE 2023 Philracom Chairman’s Cup offers a guaranteed total prize of P2.5 million when it fires off on Sunday at the Metro Manila Turf Club in Malvar, Batangas.

Featuring the best thoroughbreds in the land, the Philracom Chairman’s Cup will cover a lung-busting 2,000 meters with defending champion Boss Emong of KL Morales and 2022 Presidential Gold Cup winner Big Lagoon, owned by Mallaine Habla, among the favorites.

Don Julio of horse owner Jun Sevilla is likewise seen as a top contender among the seven gallopers in the lineup that includes Ambisioso, Gomezian and Robinhood.

Ridden by jockey JT Zarate, Boss Emong ruled the 1,800-meter Classic Cup Race recently while Big Lagoon topped the 1,600-meter Commissioner’s Cup with jockey JA Guce.

`”Let the excitement continue. Once again, the bayang karerista will witness another big race this Sunday as the Philippine Racing Commission tries to sustain the big stake races said Philracom Chairman Reli De Leon.

The Philracom Chairman’s Cup is an annual stake races for horses 4 years old and above.

Boss Emong asserted his mastery last year while long shot Big Lagoon checked in at second, two-lengths behind the winner.

“We expect a thrilling encounter among these prized gallopers, so good luck to all the participants. Let’s support the horseracing industry watch the exciting races said De Leon.

The Chairman’s Cup is part of the Triple Cup, a three-leg stakes races including the Commissioner’s Cup and Classic Cup, for four years old horses and above.