Angel, Trotting Champ with a Halo of Victories, To Shine in UNBRIDLED
CHANGE UNBRIDLED Begins New Season July 24
to a scheduling error, the first episode of UNBRIDLED will air Sat.,
July 24, 6:30 to 7 a.m., on the Capital Region CBS affiliate WRGB-TV
6, and on radio station 87.7 FM. It was originally scheduled to
air Sat., July 17. We apologize for the change.
hot to trot in the harness racing circuit. His name
is OMEGA ANGEL (Sire Taurus-Border Angel), the three-year-old gelding,
who last year set a track record at Yonkers Raceway, broke it the
following week, and won the 2004 Sire Stakes in Goshen, NY, earlier
this month (July 4, 2004).
will feature OMEGA ANGEL on an all new episode July 24, 6:30 to
7 a.m., and again July 25, 11:30 a.m. to noon, on New Yorks
Capital Region CBS affiliate, WRGB-TV 6. The show will air nationally
in August on Horse-TV (see www.horsetv.com for schedule).
ANGEL is the first Standardbred to be featured on UNBRIDLED. The
show has built a broad base audience through its Thoroughbred programming,
and, now in its second season, is broadening its scope to include
other breeds and disciplines. "It is our goal to share the
joy of horses with every home in America and that joy is not bridled
by the breed or discipline of the horse," said Susan Kayne,
UNBRIDLED host and creator. "Horses enrich our lives and bring
love and joy to all who encounter them. I was amazed at the quiet
temperament and stamina of the Standardbred breed -- they are very
hardy and very gentle at the same time. I am certain theyd
make great riding horses when their racing days are over."
takes viewers behind the scenes of Saratoga Raceway to meet the
winning trotter along with his owner, Doug Morton, and trainer and
driver, John Mongeon.
the episode, Morton explains the special bit and bridle used by
OMEGA ANGEL as he gets geared up for his morning workout. Then,
Kayne takes her first spin ever aboard a sulky as Mongeon teaches
her the ropes rather, the reins of harness
episode will also feature New York Leading Thoroughbred Owner Sandford
Goldfarb, a well-known character in harness racing, perhaps most
notably as the owner of millionaire trotter SHADY CHARACTER. Goldfarb
got his start in racing through harness and even took the reins
as an amateur driver as he learned the game.
is produced and distributed by rockinhorse productions, the
production unit of SUSAN KAYNE OMNIMEDIA, LLC, in Albany, NY. In
its first season, UNBRIDLED won the 2003 Broadcast Media Excellence
Award from the US Equestrian Federation, an organization of more
than 85,000 members from the equine industry. The show was lauded
for its unique approach to covering equine sports, packaging them
in a fun, embraceable style and offering personal, in-depth interviews
with the nations leading trainers, owners and jockeys. The
show debuted last year during the Saratoga racing season on the
local CBS affiliate, WRGB-TV 6 and was picked up by Horse-TV following
the national recognition.
more information, contact Anya Frost at 518-218-ROCK or email@example.com.
The UNBRIDLED web site is www.unbridled.tv.