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Weekly Radio Show on 2010 Games

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc., the organizers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, will launch a new weekly radio show this month. The weekly talk show, “ The 2010 Countdown Show, ” will air Sundays from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Clear Channel’s 630 AM WLAP, with the inaugural broadcast scheduled for May 20. “ The 2010 Countdown Show ” is the result of a partnership with Clear Channel Broadcasting.


The 2010 Countdown Show ” will focus on a range of equestrian sport issues, with specific emphasis on all aspects of planning for the 2010 Games. Jack Kelly, CEO of the Foundation, will host the weekly program and will feature in-studio guests regularly to discuss the various aspects of preparing for the 16-day competition as well as other issues and events related to the Kentucky Horse Park.


“We are pleased to announce this new talk radio program in conjunction with 630 WLAP,” said Kelly. “ The 2010 Countdown Show ” will be a fun and engaging way to keep the public informed on planning for the Games as well as many other related areas, and we appreciate the opportunity for the partnership with Clear Channel.”


The weekly show also will be heard via streamin or directly from WLAP’s site at


“News Radio 630 WLAP and Clear Channel Broadcasting are thrilled to be partners with the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. By making use of our airwaves, Web site and Internet streaming at, our commitment is to provide global coverage of what will be one of the most profound events in Kentucky history,” said Drew Thomas, program director for News Radio 630 WLAP.


The World Games 2010 Foundation is the organization responsible for planning and executing the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The Games, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park, are the world championships of the eight equestrian disciplines recognized by the FEI and are held every four years.


The World Equestrian Games have never before been held outside of Europe; nor have all eight disciplines ever previously been held together at a single site— both firsts that will be achieved at the Kentucky Horse Park. The 2010 Games are expected to have a statewide economic impact of $150 million. It is anticipated that more than 600,000 spectators will attend the 16-day competition.

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