LEXINGTON, Ky. (Wednesday, October 1, 2014) – The third installment in an eight-part series of online videos promoting Wise Dan as “The Most Interesting Horse in the World” is available now on AmericasBestRacing.net. The latest satirical send-up of a popular beer commercial sees the reigning two-time Horse of the Year visiting with the Dalai Lama and describes his victory garlands as coveted artifacts.
The third installment of “Wise Dan: The Most Interesting Horse in the World” can be accessed at: http://www.americasbestracing.net/en/the-latest/news-stories/2014/10/1/wise-dan-the-most-interesting-horse-in-the-world-no-3.
The video is also available on YouTube: http://youtu.be/XD6Mm7uHrns.
The first two videos have generated more than 10,000 views on YouTube. A new video will be released each Wednesday until the week of Oct. 27, when the final two videos will arrive in advance of the 2014 Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
Wise Dan, a 7-year-old gelding bred in Kentucky, has won 22 of his 30 career starts, including the last two runnings of the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile. His career earnings amount to $6,952,920. Trained by Charlie LoPresti for owner and breeder Morton Fink, the veteran is set to run next in Saturday’s $1,000,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky.
Currently ranked second in the NTRA’s weekly Top Thoroughbred Poll of racing media, Wise Dan is aiming to join Forego as the only horses to win a Horse of the Year Eclipse Award three times.
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