Jamaica to invite rescued boys from Thailand to vacation in the…

first_imgThe Jamaican government will be inviting the 12 boys from a youth football team in Thailand, and their coach, who were recently rescued from a flooded cave to vacation in the island with all expenses paid.Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said he “couldn’t think of a more appropriate gesture for these brave and extraordinary young men than to have them come and enjoy our beautiful island home. We will be using all our diplomatic channels through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, also the Jamaican Honorary Consulate in Bangkok, Thailand, to try and make this a reality,” he said.All expenses paid vacation“This will be an all-expense paid vacation and something that we are happy to do as part of the international community and to show appreciation for the special friendship we have had with the people of Thailand over the years,” Minister Bartlett added.The 12 boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach had been trapped in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave system since June 23.The world was transfixed by the daring rescue of the boys from the flooded caves, which was undertaken by a team of international divers from July 8 to 10.last_img read more

XBTV UNVEILS BREEDERS’ CUP WEEK SPECIAL PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE FEATURING HANDICAPPING SHOWS, ANALYSIS, WORKOUTS & MORE

first_imgXBTV UNVEILS BREEDERS’ CUP WEEK SPECIAL PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE FEATURING HANDICAPPING SHOWS, ANALYSIS, WORKOUTS & MOREOctober 29, 2019 (Arcadia, CA) – With the Breeders’ Cup draw now in the books, leading horse racing content producer and distributor XBTV has finalized its plans for covering the World Championships.In addition to hosting a free library of more than 400 workouts and gallops from top Breeders’ Cup contenders, XBTV will also introduce the following videos and elements in advance of horse racing’s premier year-end event at historic Santa Anita Park on November 1 & 2, 2019:Breeders’ Cup Bullet Drills – Side-by-Side Edition: Exclusive to XBTV! These side-by-side workouts compare a horse’s recent workout with one prior to a win earlier this year to ensure that horse is entering the Breeders’ Cup in top form.Breeders’ Cup Paddock Picks: Millie Ball, Michelle Yu and Zoe Cadman give their in-person impression on the horses that schooled Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Santa Anita Park.Breeders’ Cup Day Makers: XBTV’s handicappers analyze and give their ‘best bet’ in each Championship race.Breeders’ Cup BETMIX Bits: XBTV utilizes the comprehensive BETMIX race library to identify stats, trends and value that will help unearth hidden gems in the Breeders’ Cup.Candid Conversations: XBTV discusses life, horse racing and everything in between in one-on-one interviews with jockeys Mike Smith and Flavien Prat.To access XBTV’s Breeders’ Cup Portal, visit https://www.xbtv.com/breeders-cup/.Plus, Xpressbet customers can access a list of “In Today” horses who have recorded recent XBTV Video Workouts.  This feature, exclusive for Xpressbet customers, is available upon loggin in to your Xpressbet account.Don’t have an Xpressbet account? Sign up using Promo Code RELEASE to get a $100 Bonus.last_img read more