Tony Bennett to sing at Breeders' Cup
Thursday, September 27, 2012
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Tony Bennett is going to swing at the Breeders' Cup.
The Grammy-winning singer will perform "The Best Is Yet to Come" at horse racing's world championships at Santa Anita Park on Nov. 3. He will sing in the winner's circle as the horses are making their way to the starting gate for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic race, which will air in prime time on NBC.
The two-day event is using "The Best Is Yet to Come" as a centerpiece in its advertising.
Bennett's new CD, "Tony Bennett: Viva Duets," featuring him performing his greatest hits with Latin artists, will be released Oct. 22.
The Breeders' Cup consists of 15 races worth more than $25 million over Nov. 2-3.