Donation is based on the annual pledge from Dunkin’ to provide one pound of coffee for every win by the leading owner, trainer and jockey during the Saratoga meet
SARATOGA, NY; – Dunkin’ presented more than 100 pounds of Dunkin’ coffee to the Backstretch Employee Service Team (B.E.S.T.) at Saratoga Race Course on Monday, September 2, closing day of the 2019 summer racing season.
The coffee donation is based on a pledge from Dunkin’ to supply B.E.S.T. with one pound of coffee for every win by the leading owner, trainer and jockey during the 2019 Saratoga meet.
Klaravich Stables was the meet’s leading owner with 19 wins. Chad Brown defended his H. Allen Jerkens training title with 41 wins. Jockey Jose Ortiz claimed the Angel Cordero, Jr. riding title with 60 wins.
“Dunkin’ is proud to support the Backstretch Employee Service Team as they continue to assist the men and women who care for the horses and support Saratoga Race Course throughout the entire season,” said Dunkin’ Integrated Marketing Manager Eric Stensland. “Dunkin’ is dedicated to helping all of our partners and guests and we hope this donation provides support to B.E.S.T. and the numerous families they assist throughout the season.”
In addition to the coffee donation, Dunkin’ also served as the sponsor of the early and late Daily Double at Saratoga Race Course during the 2019 season.
Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced regular/decaf/flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 13 years running. The company has more than 12,800 restaurants in 44 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.