EmD SALUTES THE “12s” IN 2014
AUBURN, Wash. (February 17, 2014) – In a nod to the world champion Seattle Seahawks, Emerald Downs has designed a special Fabulous Friday T-shirt for fans this season.
Designed by Emerald Downs’ graphic artist Janet Elseth, this year’s T-shirt is dark navy with “EMERALD DOWNS” emblazoned on front, and “I BET ON THE 12” on the back. The lettering is bright green and the No. 12 is white with lime green shading.
“The Seahawks’ Championship run captured our hearts this year. We are proud of our home team and wanted to commemorate the spirit of the fan that played such a huge part in their success,” says Emerald Downs Director of Marketing Sophia McKee. “We just got lucky that lime green also happens to be the saddle towel color for the 12.”
The T-shirts will be given away with paid admission while supply lasts on the first Fabulous Friday of the season, Friday, May 2, with first post 6:45 p.m. McKee anticipates doubling the order from last year to satisfy fan demand for the t-shirts.
Each subsequent Friday throughout the season—22 in all—fans wearing their Fabulous Friday T-shirt will receive free admission to the day’s races.
In another “12” coincidence, Emerald Downs opening day is Saturday, April 12, with first post 2 p.m. Racing will be offered Saturday and Sunday through April, with Fridays added in May and continuing through the end of the season on September 29. That’s a total of 22 Fridays, including a holiday card on Friday, July 4.