Woodford Reserve Thanks Saratoga Race Fans Who Celebrate Responsibly

08/25/2018

The celebration continued with Woodford Reserve at Saratoga Race Course on August 24 2018. For the second race day in less than a month, NYRA, Woodford Reserve and TEAM Coalition promoted responsible drinking and drunk driving prevention. Click the link below to view the event summary from the earlier race.

August 3, 2018

107 guests made the pledge to drink responsibly. They autographed a responsibility wall and received a free souvenir photo. The 55 photos taken were shared 244 times via text forwarding and social media, an average of 2.3 views per photo.

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Brown-Forman is committed to ensuring that fans enjoy our brands responsibly. It’s important to plan ahead and designate a driver before heading to the game. We are excited to partner Woodford Reserve with TEAM Coalition, Saratoga and the concessionaire to more effectively promote positive fan behavior.Taylor Amerman, Corporate Responsibility, Brown-Forman
The success of the Responsibility Has Its Rewards campaign is a direct result of the commitment from our members and all the designated-driver program partners, including the venues, spirits companies and concessionaires. Teamwork is what this campaign is all about. We are demonstrating that when everyone – including the fans – takes responsibility, everyone wins.Jill Pepper, Executive Director, TEAM Coalition
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US DOT / NHTSA 2017 NATIONAL DATA:

• In 2017, 10,874 people were killed as a result of alcohol-related (BAC > 0.08) car crashes, a decrease of 1.1% from the 10,996 fatalities in 2016.

• Many, if not most of those lives would have been saved if people did not drive when they were impaired by alcohol or if they used sober, designated drivers or if they simply wore their seat belts.

• Statistics and research clearly show that 21-34 year old males are the demographic most likely to be involved in an automobile crash, drive when impaired by alcohol, and fail to buckle up.

TEAM Coalition