Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy 'Tees Off' for Charity

The Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy will hit the course at the Frankfort Country Club June 27 to raise funds to help continue their mission to minister to the fundamental and spiritual needs of horsemen and women at Kentucky and Southern Ohio racetracks. The golf course is heralded as one of the best in Kentucky and has played host to several events including the Daniel Boone Invitational and the PGA Jr. League. The $125 entry fee includes the green fee, a golf cart, goodie bag, food and beverages, and door prizes....

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Tattersalls To Sponsor Pair Of Chantilly Listed Races

The €55,000 Listed Prix de Bagatelle for sophomore fillies and the €55,000 Listed Prix Saint-Patrick for 3-year-old colts and geldings slated for Chantilly on July 2, will both be sponsored by Tattersalls. This partnership marks the first time the sales company has sponsored races at the home of French racing, with the two 1600-metre races highlighting an evening meeting specifically geared toward promoting the attractions of Chantilly as both France's premier training centre, and the venue for the two premier French Classics. Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony said, "Tattersalls has a...

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NYRA to Sponsor Saratoga Horse Show Featuring Women In Business

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will sponsor the Saratoga Women In Business (WIB) Spectacular, the first-ever horse show created by women and operated by women to benefit women's health and showcase women in business. Open to all competitors, spectators, and vendors, the show will be held July 13-17 at White Hollow Farm in Stillwater, New York. "NYRA is pleased to support this spectacular new event designed to highlight women in business and raise critical funds for organizations supporting women's health and wellbeing," said Joi Garner, NYRA Senior Vice...

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Silvestre de Sousa To Be Sponsored By Star Sports

Three-time UK Champion Flat Jockey Silvestre de Sousa will be sponsored by Star Sports for the 2022 UK Flat season. De Sousa said, "I'm delighted to be extending my partnership with Star Sports. They've been great supporters of mine over the past few years and I'm looking forward to the season ahead. "I'm hoping to keep very busy throughout the season and look forward to keeping everyone up to date with a regular blog." Luke Tarr, Head of PR at Star Sports, added, "We've been working with Silvestre for a...

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Fasig-Tipton to Sponsor Chilean Oaks

Fasig-Tipton will sponsor the Clásico Las Oaks (Chilean Oaks) Friday, Dec. 17 at Club Hípico de Santiago. The Classic has been run in Chile since 1905, and as of 2006 has been contested over 2,000 meters. It will be race 14 of 20 and post time is 6:06 p.m. local time (4:06 p.m. EST). Y Nada Mas (Chi) (Constitution), owned by Stud Haras Don Alberto, is the likely favorite on the back of five wins from seven starts, with two further placings. "This is one of the most important races...

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Chestnut and IMP Graphics to Co-Sponsor William Knight Racing

Chestnut and Inventive Media Publishing (IMP Graphics) are the new co-sponsors of William Knight Racing, the yard announced on Tuesday. Chestnut founder and Chief Executive Philip Turner and IMP Graphics Managing Director Simon Mitchell revealed the new yard kit on the Newmarket gallops. William Knight, said, "This is fantastic news for the yard. We are delighted Chestnut and IMP have decided to sponsor us. We strongly believe the partnership will be beneficial to all parties." Chestnut operates 14 East Anglian properties, among them award-winning pubs, inns and restaurants. Chestnut Chief...

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GAIN to Sponsor New Curragh Race Series

GAIN Equine Nutrition will sponsor a series of three 2-year-old races at The Curragh billed as the "Champion Collection", the racecourse announced on Tuesday. The company initially sponsored the G1 Irish St Leger in 2012, switched to sponsoring the G2 Railway S. in 2014 and added the Listed First Flier S. in 2020. The G3 Marble Hill S. will be added to GAIN's sponsorship portfolio for the first time this term. In addition, the winning horse from the GAIN Railway S. will receive a free entry into the G1 Keeneland...

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Compas Stallions to Sponsor Four Races at Naas on Mar. 28

Compas Stallions will sponsor four of the eight races on the season Flat opener at Naas on Sunday, Mar. 28, Naas Racecourse announced on Monday. Micheal Orlandi, founder and owner of Compas Stallions, will also recognise breeders by rewarding the winning breeder of each of the Compas Stallions-sponsored races with a free nomination to the named stallion of the race. A trio of handicaps and a maiden race will be named after four Compas Stallions-Cappella Sansevero (GB), Smooth Daddy, Kuroshio (Aus) and Far Above (Ire). Orlandi said, "We are delighted...

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Lexus Named Official Breeders' Cup Partner

Officials at the Breeders' Cup announced Friday that Lexus will be the Official Luxury Vehicle and Transportation Partner of the 2020 World Championships, to be held Nov. 6-7 at Keeneland, and will provide participants with exclusive experiences. Breeders' Cup and the luxury automobile company, in partnership with sports management and consulting firm JMI Sports, will provide a fleet of luxury vehicles to squire owners, trainers, breeders, and partners to the track and other relevant areas. The parking lot at Keeneland will be designated as the "Lexus Lot." "We are delighted...

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Heider Family Stables to Sponsor G3 Round Tower S.

American-based owner Scott Heider and his family will sponsor the G3 Round Towner S., The Curragh announced on Thursday. The six-furlong contest for 2-year-olds will be held on Aug. 28. Heider's yellow and red colours are under the Heider Family Stables banner. They have been carried to victory by Kitten's Joy colt Crossfirehurricane in the G3 CoolmoreTen Sovereigns Gallinule S. in June. "It's just been a fantastic experience for us," Heider reflected, on his five-year involvement with Irish racing. "We love our partnership with Joseph O'Brien and we've been very...

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Coolmore Renews Matrong S. Sponsorship

Coolmore has extended their support of the G1 Matron S. at Leopardstown during Irish Champions Weekend, Leopardstown announced on Monday. The race, which has twice been voted the highest-rated race for fillies and mares by the Longines World Thoroughbred Rankings, will be officially known as the G1 Coolmore America Justify Matron S. Coolmore's Ashford Stud in Kentucky stands two Triple Crown winners, American Pharoah (Pioneerof the Nile) and Justify (Scat Daddy). The 2019 edition of the Matron was landed by Iridessa (Ire) (Ruler of the World {Ire}). "Coolmore are delighted...

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Juddmonte New Sponsor of Irish Oaks

Juddmonte will sponsor the G1 Irish Oaks for the next three years, The Curragh announced via Horse Racing Ireland on Wednesday. The 2020 edition is slated for Saturday, July 18. The distinctive pink, green and white silks have been first past the post three times in the fillies' Classic-Wemyss Bight (GB) (Dancing Brave) in 1993, Bolas (GB) (Unfuwain) in 1994 and Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) took the 2017 edition. In 2020, Prince Khalid Abdullah's operation will be represented by homebred fillies G1 bet365 Fillies' Mile victress Quadrilateral (GB) (Frankel {GB})...

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