FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Contact: Robert Bolson, Director of Corporate Marketing
(859) 276-6809; firstname.lastname@example.org
J. DAVID LONGINOTTI TO BE THURSDAY'S GUEST ON BLOODHORSE.COM "TALKIN' HORSES"
Lexington, KY - J. David Longinotti, assistant general manager for racing at Oaklawn Jockey Club, will be the online guest Thursday, January 24 at noon ET for BloodHorse.com's weekly "Talkin' Horses" www.BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses sponsored by AirShod.com. Prior to joining Oaklawn, Longinotti was a senior account executive at Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods, a Little Rock marketing firm that has represented Oaklawn Jockey Club for more than 40 years.
Before joining CJRW, Longinotti was director of communications at Remington Park race track in Oklahoma City, where he supervised the media relations, television production, fan education, and publications departments. He first joined the DeBartolo Corporation's Racing Division in 1988, serving in several capacities at the newly-opened Remington Park. In addition to publishing the race track's best-selling and most accurate tip sheet, he was assistant director of media relations and taught thousands of new horse racing fans the many peculiarities of playing the ponies.
In 1991, Longinotti was promoted to director of media relations at Thistledown Race Track. He returned to Remington Park in 1994 to serve as director of media relations and was soon promoted to director of communications. Before his direct involvement in the horse racing industry, Longinotti was an award-winning sports writer with the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record.
How to participate in the BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses"/ask questions:
Questions for J. David Longinotti can be submitted in advance now or during the online discussion by going to http://www.BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses. The same Internet address will also carry BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" webcast on Thursday. BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" is sponsored by AirShod.com and offers an entertaining and engaging opportunity for racing enthusiasts to talk online one-on-one with high-profile insiders, newsmakers and legends of the Thoroughbred industry.
Racing enthusiasts are invited to join in the discussion or simply enjoy and monitor the informative "Q&A" session as it occurs by visiting http://www.BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses at noon ET on Thursday. Each edition of BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" is archived online and available 24/7 for later reading.
For more information, visit: http://www.BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses.
BloodHorse.com was voted the #1 horse industry Web site in 2007, 2005, and 2002 by the American Horse Publications Association, and was previously selected as a Top Seven Equestrian Web site by Forbes magazine. It is the preferred choice of industry professionals and racing enthusiasts alike for up-to-the-minute racing news and information. From award-winning, comprehensive editorial to fan-favorite Breeders' Cup and Triple Crown Mania channels and the engaging BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" weekly feature, there is something for all Thoroughbred racing professionals and enthusiasts. BloodHorse.com is operated by Blood-Horse Publications, the Thoroughbred industry's foremost publishing company. Blood-Horse Publications also publishes The Blood-Horse, the leading weekly Thoroughbred racing and breeding news and information magazine; the award-winning The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care, a monthly equine health care magazine; TBH MarketWatch, a newsletter for Thoroughbred investors and recipient of the prestigious Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) for 2006 and 2005; the official Kentucky Derby and Breeders' Cup souvenir magazines; Auction Edge; and Keeneland magazine. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications also publishes equine-related books and videos under the Eclipse Press banner, and operates a family of award-winning Web sites including TheHorse.com, StallionRegister.com, ExclusivelyEquine.com, the official store of Blood-Horse Publications, BloodHorseNOW.com, a robust, content-rich new product that has dramatically changed how the Thoroughbred industry gets information, and the new TrueNicks.com.
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