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Media Alert: Westchester County Teams with Stadium Jumping and Old Salem Farm to Host Press Conference

Written by: Courtesy of Client
Client: Morrissey Management Group (MMG)
Release Date: 2013-02-21

Westchester County Announces Support for 43rd Annual American Gold Cup FEI World Cup Qualifying Competition CSI 4* - W

 10,000 visitors expected to add an estimated $6 million to local economy

County Executive Robert P. Astorino has partnered with the American Gold Cup to announce that one of the most iconic equestrianevents in the world of International Show Jumping will be held at Old Salem Farm in North Salem Sept. 11-15. Meet the American Gold Cup Team, including Olympic Gold Medalist McLain Ward of Brewster, as you enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the horses, stables and World Cup-sized jumps. The event will attract 10,000 riders and spectators to Westchester County, adding more than an estimated $6 million to the local economy. NBC will broadcast the event to more than 80 million homes, highlighting Westchester and Old Salem Farm as premier destinations. The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) and JustWorld International have been selected as charitable partners of the American Gold Cup.

WHO:        Robert P. Astorino, Westchester County Executive

                 McLain Ward, Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Brewster, N.Y.

                 Frank Madden, Old Salem Farm Head Trainer/American Gold Cup Organizer

                 Michael Morrissey, President, Stadium Jumping/American Gold Cup Organizer

                 Valerie Angeli, ASPCA senior director, Equine and Special Projects

WHEN:      Monday, February 25

                  1 p.m. – Press Conference

                  1:30 p.m. – Behind-the-Scenes Tour; Lunch and Networking

WHERE:      Old Salem Farm, 190 June Road, North Salem, N.Y.

RSVP:         Media RSVP to Diana Costello at or (914) 995-2950.

Westchester County

American Gold Cup

Stadium Jumping

Old Salem Farm

American Gold Cup Media Inquiries:
Phelps Media Group International
Mason Phelps
Carrie Wirth


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