06/09/2009 11:00PM

Emirates renews as BC sponsor

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Emirates Airlines has renewed its sponsorship of the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf and Breeders' Cup Turf, the company announced on Wednesday.

The Dubai-based Emirates will also be the official sponsor of six racetracks located near major international airports: Belmont Park in New York, Woodbine near Toronto, Lone Star Park near Dallas, Sam Houston in Houston, Del Mar near San Diego, and Emerald Downs in Seattle. In addition, Emirates will be the title sponsor of the Summer Racing Series on ESPN, according to the company.