There have always been interesting things going on when the Breeders Cup is fast approaching. It also works that way for the Del Mar Village Association. They are celebrating the Breeders’ Cup with the “Paint the Town Purple” movement.
The participants of this initiative make the components of the town purple and gold. That includes the banners, signs, light poles, and more.
The Del Mar Village Association is a non-profit organization that is interested in following the Breeders’ Cup festival. In one important agenda item for the Breeders’ Cup, they are going with the “Paint the Town Purple” initiative.
Yes, if you’ve imagined that the town will be in purple, you are right. The executive director, Jen Grove, also stated that the Village Association had considered that it would be great to paint the town purple to celebrate the upcoming event, which will happen in early November. It is also to make the visitors more interested in visiting their town to watch the Breeders’ Cup.
The Breeders’ Cup is an international event since there are 16 countries that will be participating in the competition. It would be a great idea to celebrate the event altogether with the 16 participating countries. The Del Mar Village Association wanted to welcome folks from across the globe to the area.
The last Breeders’ Cup was back in 2017. Therefore, it can be counted as a miracle that people in Del Mar will be welcoming horse racing once again. Although it was only four years ago, this spectacular event has been a part of the village’s history. For the officials at Del Mar Village Association, hooldng the Breeders’ Cup is indeed a great thing.
Due to the pandemic, Del Mar folks have been struggling to survive their tourism industry. The upcoming event will really save them from a lot of hassles.
More and more people will come into their small town from across the globe. And the officials wanted to make sure that all of the visitors were welcomed warmly when visiting their town. The upcoming Breeders’ Cup will boost the economy of Del Mar in November as well as for their business community.
Besides the small town’s economy, the Breeders’ Cup will also improve Del Mar Thoroughbred Club positively. As we know, the club was hugely affected by the covid restrictions, decreased revenue, as well as decreasing numbers of attendees during the pandemic. Not to mention that some protesters were calling for the sport to end for many reasons.
Craig Dado, the executive VP of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, also welcomed the initiative since it would encourage support from fans across the globe. He also added that it was great to see the town so excited.
According to the club, the place is going to host 14 Breeders races and 8 undercard races. It is a huge boost for tourism pockets for them, as the total purses and awards total around $31.In only a day, a lot of money revolves around the Club and local vendors. It is great growth for both the local vendors and the club that hosts the upcoming event.