HITS Grand Prix Broadcasts Live and On-Demand on USEF Network
Saugerties, New York (February 2, 2015): HITS, Inc. today announced a partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Network to broadcast 12 live Grand Prix this winter: six from the HITS Desert Circuit in Thermal, California, and six from the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit in Ocala, Florida.
These Grand Prix will be produced by HITS’ official broadcast partner, AGoodShow.tv, and will feature two Grand Prix per week. The shows are available to watch for free both live and on demand at USEFNetwork.com and can also be found on the HITS website at hitsshows.com/hits-video.
HITS’ first live webcast was in 2011 with the Saugerties $1 Million Grand Prix, and subsequently included the entire HITS Triple Crown of Show Jumping in 2014.
“We’re thrilled to realize a vision of ours from the beginning: to make the terrific experience that is HITS available to show jumping fans across the country and around the world,” said HITS President and CEO Thomas Struzzieri.
“It’s great to be on the cutting edge of equestrian life by making HITS Grand Prix events accessible to everyone, regardless of where they live,” said David Kiviat, Founder and Executive Producer at AGoodShow.tv.
The first two HITS Grand Prix at HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal, California, aired Friday, January 23, 2015, and Sunday, January 25, and garnered 4,412 combined live views, and a Thursday, January 29 show in Ocala was watched by 2,624. In addition, there have been over 7,876 on demand replays of the broadcasts.
Upcoming Grand Prix broadcast times:
Thursday, February 5, 11 a.m. EST
$25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix (Ocala)
Sunday, February 8, 2 p.m. EST
$50,000 HITS Grand Prix (Ocala)
Saturday, February 21, 6:30 p.m. PST
$50,000 Purina Animal Nutrition Grand Prix CSI-W2* (Thermal)
Sunday, February 22, 1 p.m. PST
$30,000 SmartPak Grand Prix (Thermal)
Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m. EST
$50,000 Purina Animal Nutrition Grand Prix (Ocala)
Two additional Thermal and one more Ocala dates are to be determined. For more information, visit HitsShows.com or USEFNetwork.com.
About A Good Show TV
A Good Show TV creates quality, cutting edge network and cable sports and entertainment television productions. Whether live, short-turn-around or post-produced, AGS captures the athletic experience, world-class performance and superior quality product that best represents the essence of respect for athlete, sport and brand. For more information, visit AGoodShow.TV.
About HITS, Inc.
HITS, Inc. produces high quality, international-level hunter/jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the Village of Saugerties, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits in California, Florida, Arizona, New York, and Virginia.
While hosting the richest weekend in show jumping at HITS-on-the-Hudson, HITS also formed the Triple Crown of Show Jumping. This includes the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix, presented by Mortgage Call, in Thermal, California, the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix in Ocala, Florida, and Saugerties $1 Million Grand Prix, presented by Wells Fargo, in Saugerties, New York.
For more information and a complete schedule of classes and events, visit www.HitsShows.com. Stay connected with HITS, join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Media should contact the HITS Media Team at 845.246.8833 or e-mail Media_Info@HitsShows.com.