Investments Awards CNB, The Comcast Network, Exclusive Rights
To 2003 Grand Prix
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Fidelity Investments AGA Grand Prix Airs on CN8, SATURDAY,
October 4, 2003, 12:30-1:30 PM/ET
Hamilton, MA (June 5, 2003) -- The Fidelity Investments Jumper
Classic has announced that CN8, The Comcast Network will be televising
the 2003 $50,000 Fidelity Investments AGA Grand Prix. The $50,000
Fidelity Investments AGA Grand Prix is the climax of the 14th
annual Fidelity Investments Jumper Classic, which will take place
September 3-7 at the Myopia Schooling Fields, in South Hamilton,
Mass. The Fidelity Grand Prix airs exclusively on CN8, The Comcast
Network, SATURDAY, October 4, 12:30-1:30 PM/ET.
exclusive broadcast of The Fidelity Grand Prix demonstrates the
networks goal to broadcast world-class sporting events important
to New Englanders, stated Jon Gurevitch, Vice President,
CN8 Sports. Our viewers know that CN8 is the place to tune-in
to see exclusive sports coverage and in-person interviews with
the athletes and coaches making headlines in sports news.
The Comcast Network reaches 6.2 million homes in eight states
from Maine to Maryland. The coverage area includes viewers in
Boston, Providence, Springfield, Hartford/New Haven, New York,
Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Baltimore.
CN8 Sports team in New England provides a wide variety of coverage
of professional, collegiate, and high school athletics. On weeknights
at 10:00 PM/ET, CN8 airs Sports Pulse, a live, one-hour
program devoted to the New England sports scene, followed by the
networks Emmy Award-winning Lou Tilleys Sports
Connection at 11:00 PM-12:00 AM/ET, Monday through Thursday.
jumper action takes place Wednesday through Sunday at the Jumper
Classic. Competition throughout the week will feature the countrys
top junior, amateur, and professional riders. In addition to the
AGA Grand Prix, one of 33 member events of the American Grandprix
Association, the Classic will also host a $5,000 EMO/General Star
Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur Classic.
more information on The Fidelity Jumper Classic please visit www.jumperclassic.com.