Turnberry Resources Ltd.

July 27, 2012 11:00 ET

Turnberry Commences Drilling on Wildhorse Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 27, 2012) - Turnberry Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:TUR) ("Turnberry" or, the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has notified Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:EPL) that diamond drilling activity has commenced on the Wildhorse property. The Wildhorse property is located 30 kilometers northeast of Cranbrook, in south-eastern British Columbia. Turnberry holds the exclusive right to earn up to a 75% interest in the 355 hectare property.

The 2012 exploration work will consist of approximately 500 meters of diamond drilling over five holes, targeting the Dardenelles vein-hosted gold system.

In conjunction with the drilling program, ground-based geological and geochemical work will be completed to develop additional targets on the property, including the Copper Creek and Tit for Tat showing areas. The 2012 work is funded 100% by Turnberry, with exploration activity expected to take two to three weeks to complete.

Drill-site supervision will be provided by A.A. Higgs of TerraLogic Exploration Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eagle Plains based out of Cranbrook, B.C. Contract diamond drilling services will be provided by FB Drilling Ltd., also of Cranbrook. The project will be conducted under the overall supervision of Tim J. Termuende, hereby identified as the "Qualified Person" under NI 43-101.


David De Witt, Chief Executive Officer and Director

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons unless registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

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Certain of the statements made herein by Turnberry Resources Ltd. are forward-looking and subject to various risks and uncertainties, both known and unknown, many of which are beyond the ability of Turnberry Resources Ltd. to control or predict. Known and unknown factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause Turnberry Resources Ltd.'s actual results, performance or achievements may be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, and are developed based on assumptions about such risks, uncertainties and other factors set out here in, including but not limited to the inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral properties, the uncertainties involved in interpreting drill results and other exploration data, the potential for delays in exploration or development activities, mine development and production costs, the projected life of the Company's mines, future production levels, the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits, the possibility that future exploration, development or mining results will not be consistent with the Company's expectations, accidents, equipment breakdowns, title matters, labor disputes or other unanticipated difficulties with or interruptions in production and operations, fluctuating metal prices, unanticipated costs and expenses, uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future, the inherent uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, commodity price fluctuations, currency fluctuations, regulatory restrictions, including environmental regulatory restrictions and liability, competition, loss of key employees, and other related risks and uncertainties. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking information except as required by applicable law. Such forward-looking information represents management's best judgment based on information currently available. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed and actual future results may vary materially. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements or information.

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Contact Information

  • Turnberry Resources Ltd.
    C. Warren Beil
    Corporate Secretary
    604-688-0094 (FAX)