|Friday, June 16, 2006||Contact: Shannon K. Luce (859) 224-2716|
|Equibase Launches 2006 Virtual StableTM Breeders' Cup Notification Service|
Equibase Company LLC has launched the 2006 Virtual Stable Breeders’ Cup World Championships notification service, which provides a daily e-mail of workouts, entries and results for the top contenders for all eight World Championships races. The service is free through http://www.ntra.com and http://www.equibase.com.
“With the World Championships notifications, fans can quickly and easily keep track of the progress and preparation of the best horses in each championship division leading up to the $20 million Breeders’ Cup World Championships Day,” said Rhonda Norby, marketing and communications manager for Equibase.
Each notification includes a list of upcoming televised races and links to information such as entries, result charts and past performance programs.
The service tracks approximately 25 horses per division, including the top 10 horses in the World Championships Poll. Information on foreign horses is included when possible with the assistance of various international organizations.
The notifications will conclude following the 23rd Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs on November 4.
Equibase Company LLC is a partnership between The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America and serves as the Thoroughbred industry’s official database for racing information. Through its website, http://www.equibase.com, the company provides an ever-increasing menu of handicapping products and racing information for handicappers and fans of all skill levels.