FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Contact: Robert Bolson, Director of Corporate Marketing
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THE BLOOD-HORSE MARKETWATCH NEWSLETTER WINS 2008 APEX AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Lexington, Ky. - Blood-Horse Publications announces that The Blood-Horse MarketWatch, a comprehensive newsletter for Thoroughbred investment professionals, has received an Award for Publication Excellence in the print newsletter class of the twentieth annual APEX® Awards. The esteemed program recognizes excellence in publications work by professional communicators. APEX® Awards are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence. The Blood-Horse MarketWatch was one of nearly 4,500 national and international entries in this year's competition. Overall, 1,393 Awards of Excellence were awarded, recognizing exceptional entries in 110 subcategories. The APEX® Awards are sponsored by the editors of Writing That Works, a division of Communications Concepts, Inc.
The APEX® Award is the second publication honor bestowed upon The Blood-Horse MarketWatch in the past month. In June, the newsletter was also awarded Second Place in the equine-related newsletter (print) category of the 2008 American Horse Publications' Awards Program. This marks the third time in the past four years The Blood-Horse MarketWatch has won an APEX® Award.
"Since 1997, MarketWatch has been at the forefront of statistical information and analysis, providing professionals in the Thoroughbred industry with the information they need to achieve their goals," noted Jason Russo, editor of The Blood-Horse MarketWatch. "In the coming months, we'll be unveiling some exciting new features in the newsletter. We look forward to what the future holds for MarketWatch."
For more information on The Blood-Horse MarketWatch, visit MarketWatch.BloodHorse.com.
About Blood-Horse Publications:
Blood-Horse Publications is a multimedia publishing company that traces its roots to 1916. Its flagship publication, The Blood-Horse, is the leading weekly Thoroughbred racing and breeding news and information magazine. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications also publishes the award-winning The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care, a monthly equine health care magazine; 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 BloodHorse.com, TheHorse.com, StallionRegister.com, ExclusivelyEquine.com, the official store of Blood-Horse Publications; and TrueNicks.com.
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