Race to Mohegan Sun For The 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships


The Uncas Ballroom will be showcasing all the top races on the big screens for the 2010 Breeders’ Cup World Championships
Mohegan Sun is set to host festivities for one of horse racing’s most prestigious events, the 2010 Breeders’ Cup World Championships slated for Saturday, November 6th.  The 2010 Breeders’ Cup Party will be held in the spacious Uncas Ballroom, doors will open at 10:00am.
All eight of the 2010 Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championship races from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky will be showcased on the seven big screens in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun.  The main and final race, the Breeders’ Cup Classic with $5 million up for grabs, will begin at 6:45pm.  As the richest prize money event in sports, totaling over $25 million, the Breeders’ Cup features the best of the best in thoroughbred horses from North America and Europe.
Mohegan Sun is thrilled to be welcoming back Dave Johnson and co-host Bill Finley from Sirius XM’s popular “Down the Stretch” radio show for a live all-day broadcast from the Ballroom beginning at 10:00am.  Also joining the festivities will be jockey Otto Thorwarth who portrays jockey Ron Turcotte in the movie Secretariat that premiered on October 8th.  Dave, Bill and Otto will all be on-hand in the Race Book on Friday, November 5th for a meet and greet and to sign autographs.
All guests who make a $25.00 wager will receive an official Breeders’ Cup T-Shirt. Also, guests who wager on Friday and place their losing Breeders Cup tickets in the drum, will be entered into a chance to win a free $25.00 wager on any Breeders Cup race on Saturday.
Guests are encouraged to arrive early for Mohegan Sun’s Breeders’ Cup Party in the Uncas Ballroom as space is limited and available on a “first-come, first- served” basis.  Seating will be limited to the first 1,000 customers.  Additional standing room will be available, but will be limited.  Must be 21 or older to participate.
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.