ROOD & RIDDLE NAMED
OFFICIAL EQUINE HOSPITAL OF THE BREEDERSâ€™ CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
ROOD & RIDDLE NAMED OFFICIAL EQUINE HOSPITAL OF THE BREEDERSâ€™ CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 13, 2015) â€“ The Breedersâ€™ Cup today announced that Rood & Riddle, one of the worldâ€™s leading equine veterinary practices, has been named the Official Equine Hospital of the Breedersâ€™ Cup World Championships and Title Sponsor of the 2015 Breedersâ€™ Cup Post-Position Draw.
This yearâ€™s Breedersâ€™ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 races and $26 million in purses and awards, will be held for the first time at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington on Oct. 30-31.
The Rood & Riddle Breedersâ€™ Cup Post-Position Draw will be held at Keeneland on Monday, October 26. The draw will be conducted in two phases. The first phase, drawing of 11 Breedersâ€™ Cup World Championships races, will be held in the Keeneland sales pavilion at 1 p.m. ET.
The Longines Breedersâ€™ Cup Distaff and the Breedersâ€™ Cup Classic will be drawn later that afternoon in the magnificent Bourbon Lounge chalet at the racetrack.
Riddle has a firmly established outstanding reputation of excellence as leaders
in the equine medical field, and we are very pleased that they are supporting
this yearâ€™s Breedersâ€™ Cup as an
partner and sponsor of the Post-Position Draw,â€ said Craig Fravel, Breedersâ€™
Cup President and CEO. "With intense interest focused in the Bluegrass region
for the first ever Breedersâ€™ Cup at Keeneland, we are also very excited that
the draw will the first gathering of horsemen and the community among the great
festivities planned during Breedersâ€™ Cup week.â€
"Rood & Riddle is very pleased to partner with Breeders Cup as the Title Sponsor of the Post-Position Draw and as Official Equine Hospital of the Breedersâ€™ Cup Championships,â€ said Dr. Tom Riddle, co-founder of Rood & Riddle. "It is especially exciting for us to join with Breedersâ€™ Cup in its first year to be held in Lexington, our hometown.â€
About Breedersâ€™ Cup
The Breedersâ€™ Cup administers the Breedersâ€™ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racingâ€™s year-end Championships. The Breedersâ€™ Cup also administers the Breedersâ€™ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2015 Breedersâ€™ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 grade I races and purses totaling $26 million, will be held October 30-Oct. 31 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breedersâ€™ Cup press releases appear on the Breedersâ€™ Cup Web site,www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breedersâ€™ Cup on social media platformsFacebook,TwitterandYouTube.
About Rood & Riddle
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is a full-service equine hospitalestablished in 1986 in Lexington, Ky. as both a provider of ambulatory services and as a referral center for horses requiring specialized medical and surgical care. Today Rood & Riddle is knownand respected throughout the world for innovative and highly skilledtreatment of horses. The hospital facility offers a full range ofservices including surgery, internal medicine, advanced diagnostic imaging, a focused Podiatry Center and specialized Reproductive Center. The practice also provides ambulatory services for emergencies,preventative care, general reproduction, radiography, medical care andtreatment of your horse at your farm or stable. Rood & Riddle in Saratoga, located in Saratoga Springs, New York, is Rood & Riddleâ€™s first out of state clinic, and offers the same outstanding service that clients have learned to expect from Rood & Riddle. Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital emphasizes an unwavering commitment to quality, both in the care of horsesand in the relationships with clients and community.