Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2008
TVG, America's Horseracing Network, today announced the "Get Pumped" gas promotion, starting June 27 and running through July 6. TVG will offer a $50 VISA Gas Card when new customers sign up and wager $50 at http://www.TVG.com or by calling 1-888-PLAY-TVG. The TVG "Get Pumped" promotion is the first of its kind in the horseracing industry, and as gas prices continue to rise, TVG hopes to help drive consumers back to the track with a topical incentive.
The network will carry exclusive programming during the course of the "Get Pumped" promotion including live coverage of The American Oaks (GI) and The CashCall Mile Invitational (GII) on Festival of Stakes Day at Hollywood Park. Top 3-year-old grass fillies in the U.S. take on challengers from all over the world in the 7th running of the $750,000 American Oaks (GI), presented by American Airlines. Also featured is the CashCall Mile Invitational (GII), a $750,000 race with the potential for nine graded stakes winners to appear.
Another highlight is the Hollywood Gold Cup on June 28th featuring up-and-coming star, Heatseeker who will renew his rivalry with Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby winner, Tiago. The Gold Cup holds a purse of $750,000 and dates back to 1938. Hollywood Park will also be offering a Gold Cup Day $500,000 Guaranteed Pick 6 and a $300,000 Guaranteed Pick 4 presented by TVG.
In advance of the Festival of Stakes Day, TVG will be televising its award-winning and exclusive show, "The Works" at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Thursday, July 3. "The Works" will feature the American Oaks and CashCall Mile contenders as they make their final preparations for their respective races.
Other stakes races featured during the "Get Pumped" promotion include 8 Grade 1 races from top tracks such as the Mother Goose and Suburban Handicap from Belmont Park, where Big Brown failed at his attempt for the first Triple Crown in 30 years, along with the Salvator Mile and the United Nations from Monmouth Park.
TVG, the official TV and Interactive Wagering partner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and subsidiary of Macrovision Solutions Corporation (Public, NASDAQ:MVSN).