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TVG will televise the Arc de Triomphe this Sunday. The live telecast will be aired from 10-noon eastern time...The National Turf Writers Association announced it will donate all of the proceeds from the silent auction at its annual awards dinner to the NTRA-Heroes Fund. The dinner will be held in New York on Oct. 24. For information on tickets or to donate items, contact Dan Liebman at (502) 875-4864...The Jockey Club has named James Liao executive vice president of finance and administration. He was previously president of Christiansen Capital Advisors...The Thoroughbred Corp.said Friday it will donate 10% of purse money earned on Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships Day Oct. 27 and donate it to the NTRA Charities-New York Heroes Fund. In addition, Prince Ahmed bin Salman, whose colors are carried by runners from The Thoroughbred Corp., has donated to the fund a 2002 season to his dual Classic-winner Point Given, which will be among items auctioned in New York City at the Breeders' Cup Gala Oct. 26...Turfway Park will participate in Boone County's efforts Saturday to raise money for the Boone County 911 Relief Fund. Representatives of Northern Kentucky cities, counties, law enforcement and fire departments will have booths set up on Turfway Park's front apron and there will collection jars for donations along the mutuel lines in the first floor Racebook as well as at the concession stands. Saturday also will be Child Safety Day for 3 to 14 and their parents. Activities for the kids include puppet shows, fire trucks on display, and free bike helmets to the first 500 children. For parents, law enforcement officers will be doing fingerprinting and making photo IDs of their children. Turfway Park's gates will open at 11:15 a.m. and the activities will continue until 4 p.m.
Date Posted: 9/28/2001 12:16:20 PM
Last Updated: 10/3/2001 3:11:30 PM
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