Nominations for Dubai World Cup night is a “who’s who” list of equine racing talents.
Included is the world’s #1, Arrogate, plus Mubtaahij and Hoppertunity. Songbird and Tepin are also nominated as are sprinters Mind Your Biscuits and Defrong.
In all, 779 horses from 22 countries received recognition, “We are gratified that our support for international racing in the form of subsidies and prize money continues to attract such a strong response from the world’s biggest names,” said Malih Al Basti, Meydan vice chairman and chairman of the Meydan Racing Committee.
Arrogate races for the $10 million Cup on March 25.
click on cartoon to enlarge Arrogate to Dubai—First Class all the way .
“HEARTS REACHING OUT” fundraiser March 6th at TAMPA BAY DOWN
Get out yer golfin’ clubs and fancy pants—it’s time to par-tee 4 the RTC!
The 25th annual “Hearts Reaching Out” golf tournament, dinner and charity auction will be held on Monday, March 6 in the Tampa Bay area. The event benefits the Race Track Chaplaincy of America—Tampa Bay Downs Division and individuals served by the RTCA, and kicks off Tampa Bay Downs “Festival Week” leading towards Saturday’s Tampa Bay Derby. Cost for the tournament, dinner and auction is $100, with a $20 cost to those attending only the dinner and auction. For details, call the Chaplain’s office at (813) 854-1313
PEGASUS WORLD CUP INVITATIONAL
AT GULFSTREAM PARK – JAN 28th
The richest horse race in the world is about to take flight this Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The 12 million PWCI features America’s wealthiest horse, CALIFORNIA CHROME vs The Longines World’s Best Racehorse, ARROGATE. The mile and 1/8 race includes SHAMAN GHOST, KEEN ICE, NOBLE BIRD among the field of twelve. NBC will host live coverage on its network starting at 4:30 ET.
TEAM DIVA will be there to witness history. Don’t miss out!
The A.E. SABO STUDIO teams up again with the comedic talents of turf writer KATE RICHARDS and media powerhouse HORSE RACING NATION. Will CALIFORNIA CHROME be KING at his last dance? Read Kate’s article titled JUNIOR’S PROM and watch the PEGASUS WORLD CUP INVITATIONAL on January 28th, live on NBC, to find out!
Racing fans now have a STRIP to call their own! TEAM DIVA are front and center and outside the box into the wonderful world of multi-panel comic strips! Return often to see new cartoons as they are included in the “STRIPS” section, found in the tab navigation located above.
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This issue—check out how TEAM DIVA rang in the new year…
A client comp entitled ‘The Colony that Prays Together, Stays Together‘ from the A.E. SABO STUDIO is this year’s choice for the first day of Advent. TEAM DIVA wishes everyone a holiday season that is full of Hope, Love, Joy and Peace.
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Unselected client comp, RTCA White Horse Awards 2015 .