SOURCE: NASDAQ

May 16, 2005 10:30 ET

Magna Entertainment Corp. [MECA] President & CEO to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Company Celebrates 130th Preakness Stakes

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 16, 2005 --


What:

Tom Hodgson, President & CEO of Magna Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: MECA), will preside over the opening bell to celebrate the 130th running of the Preakness Stakes and their 5-year anniversary on NASDAQ.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, May 17th, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. EDT

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; audio: 6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Michelle Durkin
    Magna Entertainment Corp.
    Phone: 905-726-7063
    Michelle.Durkin@magnaent.com

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220