Breeders’ Cup Sports Racing Excellence Award
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 • 6pm
Fairmont Grand Del Mar Ballroom
Join the Celebration!
Join us in honoring Sports Broadcasting Legend Dick Enberg as he receives the Breeders’ Cup Sports Racing Excellence Award: recognizing lifetime achievement in broadcasting. Enberg hosted Breeders’ Cup races from its’ inception in 1984 through 1990 for NBC. The evening features an all-star lineup of Dick’s Sports & Broadcast friends and colleagues.
6PM | Cocktail reception
7pm-9pm | Dinner, Program & Ceremony
Fairmont Grand Del Mar Ballroom – 5300 Grand Del Mar Ct, San Diego, CA 92130
Turf Club Dress
Suits or daytime dresses are preferred. Slacks and tailored denim may be worn with tailored jackets.
Suit or sport jacket must be worn at all times. Sport shirts and tailored denim may be worn with a sport jacket. Ties Optional.
No shorts, t-shirts, athletic wear, wind-breakers, flip flops, abbreviated clothing and ripped, torn or oversized denim.
A Salute to Enberg – Friends & Colleagues event lineup: (listed in alpha order)
– Bo Derek – Actress, Movie Producer, Model & Activist
– Steve Fisher – SDSU Basketball, Coach of the Year 2011
– Joe Harper – Del Mar Thoroughbred Club President & CEO
– Chris McCarron – Horse Racing Hall of Fame Jockey & 5 time Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner
– Warren Moon – Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback, Sportscaster & Motivational Speaker
– Bill Walton – Sportscaster, NBA All-Star Basketball Player & UCLA All-American
– Gary Stevens – Horse Racing Hall of Fame Jockey, 10 time Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner, Actor & Sports Analyst
*Update 9/20/2017: D. Wayne Lukas is not able to attend.
*Update 10/20/2017: Bill Walton is not able to attend.
Table of 8: $4,000
Add a GRAND Table of 8: $5,000
Donate an additional unrestricted $1,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito and receive up front table seating.
Individual Seats: $500
Fair Market Value of this Event: $150
Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. All or some of your support of this event may be tax deductible. Tax ID #: 95-2470435
Enberg has garnered many awards and honors for his play-by-play coverage for various college and professional sports on both radio and television over a 60 year career.
Credits include 13 Sports Emmy Awards (as well as a Lifetime Achievement Emmy), nine National Sportscaster of the Year awards from the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (and induction into that organization’s Hall of Fame), five Sportscaster of the Year awards from the American Sportscasters Association (which also ranked Enberg tenth in its 2009 listing of the Top 50 Sportscasters of All Time), the Pete Rozelle Award from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Curt Gowdy Award from the Basketball Hall of Fame, the Ford Frick Award from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Enberg retired from broadcasting in 2016 and is the only sportscaster thus far to win Emmys in three categories: broadcasting, writing, and producing.
About Our Club
In the community for over 50 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito is the longest serving youth organization having never turned a child away.
Our 7 Clubhouses and 6 specialty programs throughout Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, & Solana Beach serve 6,000+ members and impact over 10,800+ San Diego youth. Last year we granted approximately $400,000 in full or partial scholarships through our After School Program & Specialty Programs such as Centers for a Healthy Lifestyle, Big Eig8t Middle School Sports, Youth Arts Academy, Summer Adventure Camps, Carmel Valley Montessori School and one of the most renowned swim teams in San Diego.
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito focuses on three main outcomes: Good Character & Citizenship, Academic Success, and Healthy Lifestyles.
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