(Edited press release)
Breeders' Cup Limited and Horse Racing Simulation have announced the launch of a new product that is both an interactive horse race handicapping tool, as well as an innovative game.
The product, titled “Breeders’ Cup Edition--Horse Race Fantasy,” has multiple interactive features, including the ability to run simulations of all 11 Breeders' Cup World Championship races with the actual entered horses.
According to the announcemenet, as a simulation tool, it will help both the experienced and novice handicapper to translate the available sophisticated and complicated numeric past performance data into a full screen 3-D visual event. Users can alter the racing characteristics of horses to explore different race scenarios leading up to potential profitable wagering strategies. “Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing Fantasy” also provides a simulated betting platform and a jockey mode that allows fans to see first hand what it's like to ride a Thoroughbred in horse racing event like the Breeders' Cup.
"We're very pleased to launch this product first on breederscup.com," said Greg Avioli, CEO of Breeders' Cup Limited. "This free game should provide hours of exciting use for the casual and serious handicapper. The simulated races will help players in their handicapping process and the jockey mode will really be a fun element of play."
"Working with Breeders Cup Limited to provide new and innovative programs to open up the world of horse racing is very exciting to us," said Michael Calderone, president of Horse Racing Simulation.
"The Breeders' Cup Limited understands the importance of not only satisfying their loyal horse racing fans, but attracting and educating the casual fan, as well," added Gary Darveaux, CEO of the organization.
"Breeders’ Cup Edition--Horse Race Fantasy" is now accessible at www.breederscup.com.