POSTED: Thursday May 21st 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PhelpsSports.com Brings You Complete Coverage from the 2009 Devon Horse Show
The all new ShowNet Video service makes debut at Devon
Wellington, FL - May 20, 2009 - PhelpsSports.com, the nation’s best and most
talked about equestrian news website, will continue its summer tour with
reporting from the 2009 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair. Complete coverage will begin Thursday, May
21, 2009, and will continue through the show’s conclusion, Saturday, May 30,
In addition to the great coverage from PS.com, the all new
ShowNet Video service will be available for the first time at the Devon Horse
Show, working in tandem with the ShowNet live results platform.
The Devon Horse Show, the oldest and largest outdoor
multi-breed horse competition in the United States, celebrates its 111th
anniversary this year and features one of the most prestigious and popular show
jumping events in the United States, the $100,000 Grand Prix of Devon.
This year’s comprehensive Devon coverage will be anchored by Ken Kraus, Lauren
Fisher, and Alden Corrigan.
In addition to competition from the
Dixon Oval, PhelpsSports.com will again provide detailed coverage of the
2009 National Show Hunter Hall of Fame induction ceremony and awards dinner,
which will be held at the Merion Cricket Club on Tuesday, May 26, 2009.
ShowNet video clips of each individual round will be available at $5 per round
or - for The Devon Horse Show only - the entire show can be purchased for just
$95. The regular price would be $145. By purchasing the package, users will
have the chance to access every round that ShowNet covers at Devon for the one
single charge of $95. The clips may be viewed over and over again at any time
in the future. Any of the ShowNet Video rounds purchased will be easily
accessed and stored in your personal video library within the ShowNet Live
The new partnership between PhelpsSports.com and ShowNet.biz
continues to move forward. The two websites will be joining forces in the very near
future, to provide a complete “one stop shopping website” for the equestrian
PhelpsSports.com will also have a full team on hand for Horse Shows by the
Bay in Michigan, the Kentucky Summer Shows in Lexington (plus the USEF Pony
Finals and North American Young Riders Championship), and of course, we’ll be
ringside for the American Gold Cup in
PhelpsSports.com’s summer agenda
also includes special reports and photos from the shows at HITS Saugerties in
New York, Lake Placid and the Vermont Summer Festival. Look for reports as
well, from the Fidelity Jumper Classic at the new location in New Hampshire,
the New Albany Classic, the Hampton Classic, and much, much more.
Our California coverage is anchored by
Kathy Hobstetter, Alden Corrigan and Paula Parisi, and includes the events at
Oaks Blenheim, Showpark, Del Mar and Los Angeles.
In August, PhelpsSports.com once again
joins forces with the 2009 Menlo Charity Horse Show as a Platinum Sponsor, the
third year in a row for this exciting partnership.
We’ve got Colorado covered with our
reporter/photographer Lincoln Rogers providing the details from the Colorado
Summer Classic shows in Larkspur.
significant coverage of the 2009 Global Champions Tour and the 2009 Meydan FEI
Nations Cup series continues throughout the summer and gears up next when the
tours moves to Hamburg and Rome, respectively.
Of course, Spruce Meadows in Calgary is
also an important regular stop for PhelpsSports.com.
The fall tour as always, starts with Capital Challenge, and includes
Washington, the Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament and National Horse
Show, Harrisburg, and winds up at the Royal in Toronto.
With thousands of members based in 68 different countries around the globe,
PhelpsSports.com has risen to the top of the charts of popularity among
knowledgeable equestrians and has become the high performance home page for
high performance horsemen worldwide.
For more information, please visit www.PhelpsSports.com.
To access the ShowNet video service, you will need to
register an account within the ShowNet live results platform by clicking on the
show you are interested in, in the “now showing” area on the ShowNet homepage.
Horse shows that have video available will be clearly identified by a “media
icon” next to the horse show. Once you have registered, you will need to fund
your account according to how many video clips you would like to view.
Remember, these clips may be viewed as many times as you wish when you log into
your account. They will be catalogued for you in either your “My Shows”, or “My
Horses” area. As video becomes available for each round, you will see this same
“media icon” appear next to the results. Generally video will be available 1 to
2 hours after the completion of each class.
Look for a new look “ShowNet Plus” live results platform due
for launch at the Lake Placid Horse Show on June 23rd. This new platform will provide enhanced
tracking systems, of both your tracked results and video library, as well as
all the orders, both posted and live. In addition, ShowNet Plus will offer our
all new “Alerts” delivery to your smart phone. These Alerts will include
information such as:
start email, giving you class counts, posted orders, personal orders, class
your class actually started.
results of your entry, when they have completed their round.
results of your entry, immediately after class completion.
significant change in class start time (that is a 30 minute move).
your tracked entry video is available for viewing, both on PC and your
blackberry, or ipod.
The ShowNet Video service will be available for viewing on
your smart phone (blackberry, iphone etc) from the ShowNet Plus service set for
June 23rd launch. You will be alerted on your blackberry that the
video of “your entry, for class ...” is now available for your viewing. Click
here to view, and you will be watching your round on your iphone at the
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Name: Mary Hilton
Organization: Phelps Media Group, Inc. Intl
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