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Contact: Jim Mulvihill, NTRA Communications, (859) 422-2663, jmulvihill@NTRA.com
NTRA Asks Public to Submit Pictures with Triple crown winner Justify
#JustifyandI Campaign to be Shown at 2019 Eclipse Awards
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Saturday, June 16, 2018) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced that it is asking fans and horsemen to submit their personal photos with Triple Crown winner Justify for inclusion in a video montage to be shown during the 48th Annual Eclipse Awards ceremony next January.
Submissions can be made on Twitter by using the hashtag #JustifyandI or by tagging @NTRA or posting an image to the wall of the official NTRA page (Facebook.com/1NTRA).
“Justify has inherited the mantle from American Pharoah as Thoroughbred racing’s greatest four-legged ambassador,” said Keith Chamblin, NTRA Chief Operating Officer. “His public and private appearances over the coming months will be highly anticipated and a celebration not only of his Triple Crown accomplishments but also of his immense popularity as one of America’s newest sports heroes.”
Justify is scheduled to be paraded at Churchill Downs this evening and next Saturday, June 23 at Santa Anita.
The Eclipse Awards will be held Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
About the NTRA
The NTRA, based in Lexington, Ky., is a broad-based coalition of more than 100 horse racing interests and thousands of individual stakeholders consisting of horseplayers, racetrack operators, owners, breeders, trainers and affiliated horse racing associations, charged with increasing the popularity, welfare and integrity of Thoroughbred racing through consensus-based leadership, legislative advocacy, safety and integrity initiatives, fan engagement and corporate partner development. The NTRA owns and manages the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance; NTRA.com; the Eclipse Awards; the National Handicapping Championship; NTRA Advantage, a corporate partner sales and sponsorship program; and Horse PAC®, a federal political action committee. NTRA press releases appear on NTRA.com, Twitter (@ntra) and Facebook (facebook.com/1NTRA).
Individuals submitting an image or images for the #JustifyandI promotion grant the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish said photographs for editorial, trade, advertising, and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; and to alter and composite the same without restriction and without inspection or approval. The individual releases the NTRA from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.