Twelve Finalists Journey to Belmont Park in New York to Compete for a Dodge Viper and $100,000 Prize Pool
San Jose, Calif. - Oct. 24, 2005 - UltraCade Technologies(tm), the world's leading manufacturer of classic multi-game video machines for both the coin-op and consumer markets, today announced the twelve finalists for the first annual Breeders' Cup - Tournament Edition(tm) - World Championship event. On Friday, October 28th at Belmont Park in New York, the twelve finalists will compete on twelve linked Breeders' Cup - Tournament Edition machines for the championship title with a $100,000 prize pool, featuring a new Dodge® Viper(tm) for the winner.
"Breeders' Cup - Tournament Edition has been a great success for us," said David R. Foley, founder and CEO of UltraCade Technologies. "With this product, we partnered with a successful brand and organization, the NTRA, to launch an innovative and award-winning horse racing game. We are very proud of Breeders' Cup - Tournament Edition and want to especially congratulate the twelve finalists."
Co-sponsored with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association® (NTRA), the Breeders' Cup - Tournament Edition(tm) - World Championship event is one day before the NTRA's Breeders' Cup(tm) World Thoroughbred Championships races featuring the best horses from around the world. The official voice of Breeders' Cup, Tom Durkin, will also be on hand to call the Breeders' Cup - Tournament Edition(tm) - World Championship event.
Hundreds of players competed for two weeks to earn one of the ten qualification spots. Two Super Saturday tournament winners were automatically qualified for the championship. A full list of qualifiers, including the cities that they qualified in is below based on how they qualified:
- Joe Sabb III - Arlington, Texas
- George Kramerov - Arlington, Texas
- Joseph Gregory - Arlington, Texas
- Aaron Broviak - Arlington, Texas
- Dayton Root - Houston, Texas
- Graig Kinzler - Palatine, Illinois
- Pascal Richer - Houston, Texas
- Steve Churak - Palatine, Illinois
- Chris Davis - Houston, Texas
- Jesse Heredia - Palatine, Illinois
- Hebe Janin - Houston, Texas
- Ryan Bourgeois - Houston, Texas
For more details on the award-winning Breeders' Cup - Tournament Edition, see www.ultracade.com/bc . For more information on the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, see www.ntra.com .
About UltraCade Technologies
Headquartered in San Jose, California, UltraCade Technologies, ranked number forty-eight in Entrepreneur's 2005 Hot 100 list, is the world's leading manufacturer of classic multi-game video machines for both the coin-op and consumer markets. With an ever-expanding library of licensed classic arcade titles, UltraCade continues to lead the retro-gaming movement. UltraCade designs and develops hardware and software technology that is licensed and used by a majority of leading-edge companies in the coin-op industry. More information about UltraCade Technologies and its products can be found on the Company's website at www.ultracade.com .