“HORSE TALES: MEET THE HORSES OF THE 2012 BREEDERS’ CUP CHAMPIONSHIPS AND WIN” LAUNCHED ON HRTV AND HRTV.COM
Arcadia, CA, Oct. 2 -- With the prestigious Breeders' Cup only a month away, HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, is launching a multi-platform “watch and win” promotion designed to educate visitors and viewers about the championship horses in the 2012 Breeders' Cup World Championships.
The contest begins on Wednesday, October 3 and includes 13 chances to win prizes, with a grand prize of an Apple iPad given to a lucky winner chosen from among all entries.
The contest, "Horse Tales: Meet the Horses of the 2012 Breeders' Cup World Championships and Win," will be launched on HRTV's Facebook page, through special announcements on the network's Race Day America show and online at the network’s video website, www.HRTV.com <http://www.hrtv.com/> .
Individual vignettes featuring interesting stories about 12 prominent horses in contention for various Breeders' Cup races will be aired on HRTV and posted on hrtv.com over the course of the contest, which ends on October 31. Viewers are challenged to go online at www.hrtv.com <http://www.hrtv.com/> and respond to a question answered in the video. Twelve winners selected from among the entries to each individual contest will receive a beautiful commemorative engraved bowl.
The Apple iPad, chosen specifically to highlight the fact that HRTV.com is available to viewers anytime and anywhere, goes to one lucky winner chosen from among all entries.
“Across all of our HRTV audiences -- racing fans, English riders and Western competitors and viewers who simply like to watch horses -- there is a true appreciation, and love, for horses. The Breeders’ Cup Championship provides HRTV with the perfect framework to acquaint our viewers with potential equine world champions,” said Scott Daruty, President of HRTV.
The year's Breeders' Cup is set for Santa Anita, the home base for HRTV’s operations, on Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3.
HRTV, The Network for Horse Sports, is a television-based multimedia network dedicated to equine sports. HRTV’s programming features horseracing from top U.S. and international racetracks, as well as a wide range of world-class English and Western horse competitions, news, original programming and award-winning documentaries covering the world of horse sports. The live stream of HRTV is available on a subscription basis to high-speed Internet users worldwide at www.hrtv.com <http://www.hrtv.com/> . In the U.S., the HRTV television network is available via telco, cable and satellite in over 19 million homes.