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American Gold Cup Identity

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Danbury Porsche and Danbury Audi to Sponsor 42nd American Gold Cup at Old Salem Farm

Written by: Carrie Wirth
Client: Morrissey Management Group (MMG)
Release Date: 2012-06-13

Win a “Top-Down Weekend” in a New Porsche Boxster!

North Salem, NY – June 13, 2012 – Danbury Porsche and Danbury Audi have signed on as a Platinum Sponsor of the legendary American Gold Cup, one of the world’s most prestigious show jumping events, at its new home at Old Salem Farm, in North Salem, NY. The show is scheduled for September 12, 2012, through the September 16, 2012, with the famed $200,000 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W FEI World Cup Qualifying Competition as the highlight event on the final Sunday.

“Danbury Audi and Danbury Porsche enjoy sharing passions with our customers. It’s no secret we also enjoy riding, show jumping and the culture surrounding it. Given the American Gold Cup’s location, we’re sure to see many familiar faces,” said Josh Weeks, Danbury Porsche Audi Dealer Principal.

Exhibitors, spectators and friends are encouraged to explore the Porsche and Audi brands’ greatest and latest models on site at the American Gold Cup. Brand ambassadors will be at the ready to answer any questions about what’s new and exciting.

What hot new Porsche and Audi models can we expect to see at the American Gold Cup?

“Audi will be releasing several performance models throughout the summer, as well as new engine options for existing vehicles,” confided Mike Chapin, Danbury Porsche Audi Marketing Manager. “Porsche has released an all new Boxster and 911 this year, a redesign of the world’s most iconic sports car. What else? You will have to come and see!”

When you arrive on the grounds, be sure to stop by the booth to enter a drawing to win a Danbury Porsche “Top-Down Weekend”, a complimentary opportunity to experience Porsche’s entirely new Boxster design. Simply greet one of the Danbury Porsche brand specialists at the American Gold Cup and enter to win.

“Danbury Porsche and Danbury Audi stand alone atop a crowd of automotive dealers. Our dedication to customer service has resulted in seven consecutive award winning years, honored by the manufacturer’s highest claims as an Audi Magna Society Award Winner and Porsche Premier Dealer,” said Weeks. “More importantly, the positive testimonials from customers are more rewarding than anything, and also reassuring we’re succeeding in our mission.”

For more information about Danbury Porsche and Danbury Audi, go to:

The organizers of the event, Stadium Jumping, Inc., announced today that there are a number of sponsorship opportunities available for this year’s event. There are numerous sponsorships available in a wide range of price packages.

Sponsorship may include extensive benefits, including Banners/Signage, Official Souvenir Program Book Advertising, Official Prize List Advertising, VIP tickets, VIP tables, Name/Logo in Program, Branded Jump, Jump Signage, Award Ceremony Presentation, Public Address Announcements, Press release/feature article, Product Placement, Display Area and Website Recognition/Link.

For further information regarding various levels of sponsorship, please contact Carrie Wirth at Phelps Media Group. 561-753-3389 or via email at

Old Salem Farm, in New York’s Westchester County, is a premier equestrian venue, offering state-of-the-art facilities, surrounded by 120 gorgeous acres.
In fact, in 2010, the Old Salem Spring Show was voted one of the Top 25 Horse Shows in North America by NARG, the North American Rider’s Group. The owners at Old Salem have spent over $30 million in renovations over the past few years to bring this venue on par with any show facility in the world.

The show will feature a full array of jumper classes, including sections for Children and Adult Jumpers, Low and High Junior/Amateur Jumpers, plus Young Jumpers. A $25,000 Show Jumping Hall of Classic will take center stage on Saturday and the day will also include $10,000 NAL Classics for Children, Adults and Low Junior/Amateurs.

Highlight events for Open Jumpers include the $10,000 1.45m Speed class on Thursday, the $50,000 American Gold Cup Qualifier on Friday, the $35,000 1.45m American Gold Cup Jumper Classic on Saturday and of course, Sunday’s main event, the 42nd edition of the $200,000 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W FEI World Cup Qualifying Competition.

JustWorld International returns as the American Gold Cup charity partner. Always an exciting attraction for children, the famous JustWorld International Horseless Horse Show will be featured. JustWorld International will also host a not-to-be-missed cabaret fundraiser on Friday night with cocktails, dinner and entertainment.

See you in September in New York!


The $200,000 American Gold Cup

September 12 - 16, 2012

Old Salem Farm, 190 June Road, North Salem, NY

8am – 5pm daily

Old Salem Farm is New York State’s Westchester County's premier equestrian facility, offering 26 annual competitions, boarding, training and sales. At Old Salem you will find state-of-the-art facilities, top-level training, all surrounded by 120 gorgeous acres for riding.

Old Salem annually holds 26 USEF A, B & C rated competitions. The venue holds at least one competition a month. The most prominent are May 8-13, 2012 AA rated with a Grand Prix and May 15 – 20, 2012 with Grand Prix. The American Gold Cup will provide the elite high performance competition to Old Salem's calendar. In 2010 the Old Salem Spring Show was voted one of the Top 25 Horse Shows in America by NARG. The owners have spent over $30 million in renovations to make this a world class facility.

Stalls are 10 x 10 and housed under canvas. The FEI stalls are 10 X 12 and stabling area will be secured by fencing with 24/7 security. FEI horses will be scheduled to school separately from non-FEI horses. Schedules will be posted and riders will be given notification of times during the horse inspection.

Available on the grounds

From Interstate 84 or Interstate 287: Take interstate 684 to exit 8 (Hardscrabble Road, turn right. Old Salem Farm is on the right.

Before Show – before 9/7/12 941-744-5465 800-237-8924
During Show – 914-669-5610 ext 201
Stable office – 941-744-5465
Prize List Advertising - 941-744-5465
Vendors - Matt Morrissey 941-915-3457


Charity Partner:
JustWorld International

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Carrie Wirth
Phelps Media Group, Inc.
12230 Forest Hill Blvd.
Suite 214
Wellington, FL 33414
561-753-3389 (office phone)
561-753-3386 (fax)

Danbury Porsche

Danbury Audi

Fairfield Equine

Seraphim12 Foundation

Ring dimensions and footing:
Grand Prix Field 350’x450’, footing bluegrass mix turf. Grand Prix Annex 200'x250', Schooling 130'x170'. Jumper Annex 146'x307', Schooling 155'x173'. Indoor 115'x195', Schooling 74'x135'. Hunter 138'x243', Schooling 108'x158'. Footing in all arenas is all weather German-designed fiber and sand.

Footing in all rings and schooling areas have drainage mats, sand and fibermix. Schooling areas are located adjacent to all competition rings. Lighting can be made available for the outdoor rings. However no night classes are scheduled. If inclement weather arrives there is the option to use the indoor sand arena as either for competition or schooling.


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Stadium Jumping, Inc
STADIUM JUMPING INC.: Corporate Office
1301 Sixth Ave. West, Suite 406
Bradenton, FL 34205
Tel: 941-744-5465
Fax: 941-744-0874

Media Contact:
Phelps Media Group, Inc.
12230 Forest Hill Blvd.
Suite 214
Wellington, FL 33414
561-753-3389 (phone)
561-753-3386 (fax)


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