Fiji Times secures naming rights for Sabeto Races

Hank Arts (left) signs a deal to sponsor the Sabeto Horse Races with organiser Kim Beddoes at the Fiji Times office in Suva. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

THE Fiji Times  Pte Ltd are now the naming rights sponsor and media partners for the 2019 Sabeto Races.

Sabeto Races event organiser Kim Beddoes said they were extremely grateful to have Fiji Times on board for this year’s race.

“Creating local family friendly affordable events in Fiji can only be done with the support of the corporate community, and for this we are extremely grateful to the team at Fiji Times,” Ms Beddoes said.

Executive Consultant Hank Arts said Ms Beddoes had the capability to make an event very special.

“Come June 29 the day is going to be potentially one of the most special days on the calendar , and its not an easy thing to organize something like that with all sorts of organizational elements.”

Ms Beddoes said Race 10 , which is the main Race would be called the the “Fiji Times Open Race, 2,100m”.

Mr Arts commended Ms Beddoes on her willingness to keep this event alive here in Fiji and said this partnership with Sabeto Races was for three years.

“We are delighted to take on the main cup, so the main jocky will take home The Fiji Times cup, there will be a cup every year so the funds we provide Ms Beddoes will help her provide an event that was even better than last year,” he said.

The 2019 Sabeto Races will be held on June 29.

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