SOURCE: Sentient Flight Group

October 14, 2008 10:22 ET

Sentient Flight Group to Recognize 'Perfect Trip' Winner at the 25th Breeders' Cup World Championships

Renowned Golf Legend and Breeder Gary Player to Present "PERFECT TRIP" Award

WEYMOUTH, MA--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - Sentient Flight Group, a leading private aviation company offering jet membership and charter services, announced today that as part of its sponsorship of the Breeders' Cup, Gary Player, the Grand Slam golfer and World's Most Traveled Athlete™, will be presenting the "PERFECT TRIP" award at the 2008 event at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, CA.

In celebration of the 25th running of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Sentient and Breeders' Cup launched the "PERFECT TRIP" award to offer Thoroughbred racing fans the chance to vote on their favorite 'perfect trip' from Breeders' Cup history. The Ten 'perfect trips' were nominated by a panel of experts. Fans can still log on to www.breederscup.com/perfecttrip to view footage of each trip and to vote on their favorite from 10 finalist races.

As the International Ambassador of Golf with nine Majors on the PGA TOUR and nine on the Champions Tour; the only winner of the Grand Slam on the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour; winner of over 160 professional titles and almost 15 million air miles under his belt, Player has been trademarked as "The World's Most Traveled Athlete™." He has also received worldwide acclaim through his work with the Gary Player Stud Farm for breeding top thoroughbred race horses, including 1994 English Derby entry Broadway Flyer.

"I am honored to be presenting the 'PERFECT TRIP' award at the 2008 Breeders' Cup on behalf of Sentient Flight Group," said Gary Player. "As a competitor and breeder, I understand the passion and commitment needed to produce a winning thoroughbred, and a perfect trip is the ultimate reward."

"As the World's Most Traveled Athlete™ and a Sentient Jet Member, Gary Player certainly knows what a 'perfect trip' entails," said Steven Hankin, Chief Executive Officer of Sentient. "Defined in thoroughbred horse racing as flawless execution in a race, the 'perfect trip' also holds true in private aviation. At Sentient, we strive to offer our customers a flawless experience and ultimately, a perfect trip every time they fly through our programs."

The 2008 Breeders' Cup World Championships, with $25.5 million in purses, will be televised live on Oct. 24-25 on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and in more than 120 countries. The Breeders' Cup will feature 14 races over two days with Championship Friday dedicated to female Thoroughbred championship racing and special festivities.

About Sentient Flight Group

Sentient Flight Group is a leading private aviation company in the United States. The Sentient Jet Membership Program is the most flexible and economically sound approach to private aviation. Members enjoy access to premium executive-class aircraft with a guaranteed response time of as little as ten hours anywhere in the continental United States. The program features guaranteed availability as well as both one-way and round-trip pricing at fixed hourly rates. Sentient Charter is built off the company's superb reputation for service and safety and offers clients expert solutions for specific itineraries, including complex road shows, international travel, and large group commercial charter. Sentient Flight Group also includes the national fuel management program, AvBuy.

Sentient Membership and Sentient Charter arrange flights on behalf of clients through access to a strong network of certified operators and aircraft. Flights are conducted by FAR certified air carriers that exercise full operational control at all times. Operators approved to provide service for Sentient must meet all FAA safety standards and additional safety standards established by Sentient.

About Breeders' Cup

Breeders' Cup administers the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing's year-end Championships consisting of 14 races and $25.5 million in purses. The organization also administers the Breeders' Cup Challenge qualifying series, and the Breeders' Cup Stakes Program. Breeders' Cup is located in Lexington, Ky., and in New York City. Breeders' Cup press releases appear on the Breeders' Cup website. More information is available at www.breederscup.com.

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