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Call us on 01244 355 580 or visit www. horseracingabroad. com | 31 THE BREEDERS' CUP 2010 TAILOR MADE ITINERAIES Over the years that we have been operating the Breeders' Cup we are aware that many of our clients have extended their visit to the United States for either business or pleasure purposes. With this in mind, we would like to make a few suggestions to you of possible destinations that are easily accessible from Louisville. FLORIDA Ritz- Carlton Hotel, Naples Naples, Marco Island and the western portion of the Everglades make up Southwest Florida's Collier County - also known as The Paradise Coast. Downtown Naples is an eclectic shopping and restaurant mecca with a variety of entertainment, art galleries and the Naples Pier - a perfect place to catch the spectacular daily sunsets into the serene Gulf of Mexico. Experience Florida's Paradise Coast at The Ritz- Carlton, Naples. Featuring dazzling views of the Gulf of Mexico, three miles of pristine beaches, world- class restaurants and impeccable service, The Ritz- Carlton offers an unforgettable retreat in one of the world's most beautiful locations. MEXICO Fairmont Acapulco Princess, Acapulco This is a great destination for unforgettable vacations! The Fairmont Acapulco Princess hotel is tucked away on Revolcadero Beach, 20- minutes from the bustle of downtown and a few minutes from the airport. This hotel's 15- story Aztec pyramid- shaped main building, lush gardens, sparkling pools, golf course, fine restaurants and spa cater to the desires of the world's most discerning guests. Guests will find five free- form swimming pools, one a saltwater lagoon, and the Acapulco Princess' lush gardens containing over 750 plant species and sheltering a colorful assortment of swans, flamingos and tropical birds. ARIZONA The Phoenician, Scottsdale The Phoenician, located in Scottsdale and surrounded by the stunning Sonoran Desert is one of America's most luxurious resorts. Recipient of the AAA 5 Diamond Award, the hotel continues to set new standards for style and service. The 250 acres at the base of Camelback Mountain contain everything you could desire: one of America's best resort golf courses, The Centre for Well- Being spa, a tennis complex, nine swimming pools, and elegant bars and lounges. NEW YORK The Peninsula, New York City The Peninsula Hotel is located in Manhattan on Fifth Avenue at 55th Street. The Museum of Modern Art, Central Park, Carnegie Hall, Rockefeller Center and Saks Fifth Avenue are all within five blocks of the hotel. The hotel was completely renovation in 1998 and many of the Beaux Arts architectural features of this 1902 landmark, formerly known as the Gotham building, were retained. This luxury hotel pampers guests and features a tri- level health spa and a rooftop lounge with great city views. FOR SUN These are just a few ideas - we would be delighted to assist you and quote for any tailormade extension to any destination in the US, Canada, the Caribbean or Central America, prior to, or after, the 2010 Breeders' Cup. FOR Shoping

32 | Providing Specialist Horse Racing Holidays With a Commitment to Excellence TOUR HK 6 Nights From £ 1,790.00 per person Wednesday 08 December Depart: London Heathrow, Flight BA 027 20: 25 hrs Thursday 09 December Arrive: Hong Kong 16: 15 hrs On arrival, transfer to The Peninsula Hotel where accommodation has been reserved for four nights in a Deluxe Room, on a bed and breakfast basis. Friday 10 & Saturday 11 December Two days at leisure in and around Hong Kong - time to discover the city and go on optional excursions/ tours. Sunday 12 December Racing at Sha Tin Racecourse for the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races. Monday 13 December Depart hotel and transfer to the airport for return flight from Hong Kong to London. Depart: Hong Kong, Flight BA 028 23: 45 hrs Tuesday 14 December Arrive: London Heathrow 05: 00 hrs Business Class upgrade: £ 2,345 Our Price Includes: . Return scheduled flights with British Airways Boeing 747 . 4 nights' bed & breakfast accommodation based on twin/ double occupancy at The Peninsula Hong Kong in a Deluxe Room . Full hospitality at Sha Tin Racecourse . Assistance of our local agent . Transfers by Rolls Royce to and from the hotels, airport and racecourse . All Airport Passenger Duties and Taxes Last year's tour to Hong Kong was a tremendous success and so we are delighted to be able to repeat this tour to give you an opportunity to travel to Hong Kong to enjoy the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races that will take place at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday 12 December. This superb day's racing includes four Group I Championship events worth a combined HK$ 62 million. The highlight of the Cathay Pacific International Races, and the richest horse race in Hong Kong, is the HK$ 20 million Group I Hong Kong Cup. In 2009 there was a field of 10 horses and locally based Collection was sent off the odds- on favourite. Vision D'Etat, winner of the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot but a distant 10th in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in the October, took up the running in the straight and, although Collection tried valiantly, he was unable to catch Vision d'Etat who won by ¾ length with Presvis a further 2 ½ lengths back in third place. ? ? ? ? ? The Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong The Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong has long been hailed as one of the finest hotels in the world. Created in the glamorous 1920s, the legendary " Grande Dame of the Far East" continues to set hotel standards worldwide, offering a blend of the best of Eastern and Western hospitality in an atmosphere of unmatched classical grandeur and timeless elegance. The opulent guest rooms are comfortable and stylish and equipped with advanced technology for the convenience of hotel guests. The restaurants and bars are among the most exclusive and most elegant in Hong Kong. High tea at The Lobby is a Hong Kong institution and the best authentic Cantonese food in town is served at Spring Moon. The hotel features a state- of- the- art fitness center and a huge Roman- style swimming pool. The pool opens onto the hotel's sun terrace, providing an incredible view of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. Board Basis - American breakfast Single Room Supplement for the Tour: £ 600.00 Tour Highlights: . Experience the thrill of racing at Sha Tin Racecourse. . Enjoy one of the most exciting cities in the world. CATHAY PACIFIC HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL 08 - 14 DECEMBER 2010 ITINERARY