|9/13/2005 - |
Youbet.com Inc., the largest Internet provider of Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse and harness racing content in the United States, has agreed to become the title sponsor of the Winners Federation website (www.winnersfederation.org) effective September 1, 2005. Winners Federation is the coalition of addictions counselors at American racetracks as well as individuals and businesses committed to an addiction-free workplace in the racing industry.
“We welcome Youbet.com as a title sponsor of our website,” said Don Clippinger, the nonprofit organization’s executive director. “It is gratifying to know companies of Youbet’s standing support our goal and are willing to put substantial resources behind the commitment to addictions-free workplaces in the racing industry.”
“We feel an obligation to employees and customers to ensure the health and well-being of our sport,” said Youbet CEO Charles F. Champion. “The work that Winners Federation is doing to advance addictions-free environments is truly worthy of our active support and admiration.”
Youbet.com is a leading advanced deposit wagering company that provides members with the ability to watch and, in most states, wager on horse races via Youbet's website (www.youbet.com). Youbet is an official online wagering platform of Churchill Downs Incorporated and the Kentucky Derby. Founded in 1997, Youbet now is the horse race video source for ESPN.com's patented ESPN Motion. The company also is the exclusive provider of horse racing content for CBS SportsLine.com.