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Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky Horse Park (11/15/07)

Contact: Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209
crullman@kyhorsepark.com
Scott Cooper, HRTV, 609-391-8166

HORSERACING TV PRODUCES SPECIAL JOHN HENRY DVD

All Proceeds Donated to John Henry Memorial at the Hall of Champions;

Arcadia, CA, Nov. 13 HorseRacing TV (TM) (HRTV) has produced a special DVD chronicling the public memorial service for the legendary gelding John Henry, as well as footage of his brilliant career, which will be available to racing fans beginning this Friday, November 16.

Those interested in this unique keepsake gift, made available in time for the holiday season, may purchase the DVD for $19.95 at the Champions! Gifts and Apparels at Santa Anita. Those wishing to purchase may also do so by calling 800-675-2114, or by e-mailing ccrocker@santaanita.com.

HRTV broadcast the public memorial for John Henry in its entirety, from the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington on October 19. The DVD will include full coverage of the entire ceremony, as well as a special episode of HRTV's weekly "Across The Board" show, which was devoted exclusively to John Henry's impressive legacy.

The show featured interviews with trainer Ron McAnally, Lewis Cenicola, and Cathy Roby, who cared for the great gelding at the Horse Park's Hall of Champions barn.

All profits from the DVD will be donated to "Old Friends" and earmarked for the John Henry Memorial at the Hall of Champions.

About HRTV

HRTV (www.hrtv.com) is a 24-hour television network providing up to 15 hours per day of wire-to-wire coverage of live horse racing action from more than 70 thoroughbred, harness and quarter horse racetracks in the United States, Canada and Australia.

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