Monday, September 29, 2008
Hall of Fame Jockeys at Suffolk Downs on Wednesday
BOSTON, MA (September 29, 2008) - Legendary Hall of Fame jockeys Pat Day, Angel Cordero, Jr. and Laffit Pincay, Jr. will appear at Suffolk Downs on October 1, 2008 from 12:30-4:30 PM to kickoff an 11-city Breeders’ Cup Legends Tour that culminates with a Legends Race on October 18 at Santa Anita Racetrack and to celebrate the upcoming 25th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, the most prestigious global event in Thoroughbred racing.
The three riders placed first, second and third, respectively in one of the most exciting finishes in the horseracing history during the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Hollywood Park in 1984, with Day and Wild Again winning in a tight three-horse photo finish over Cordero on Slew o’ Gold and Pincay on Gate Dancer.
WHAT: Hall of Fame Jockeys Day, Cordero and Pincay will sign autographs, t-shirt giveaways and participate in a Q&A session with horseracing fans discussing topics including: the potential showdown in the 2008 Breeders’ Cup Classic between near Triple Crown winner Big Brown and 2007 Horse of the Year Curlin, the current state of Thoroughbred racing and memorable moments in Breeders’ Cup history.
Consumers can also enter the Breeders’ Cup 25 Sweepstakes through October 5 for a chance to win a trip for two to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and watch the races with these legends at http://www.breederscup.com
WHEN: Wednesday, October 1, 2008 12:30-4:30 PM
WHERE: Suffolk Downs, Route 1A North, East Boston
OPP: 20-foot photographic exhibit featuring memorable moments in Breeders’ Cup History
Hall of Fame Jockey presenting trophies in the Winner’s Circle
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