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Pivotal Payments proudly sponsors the 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Pivotal Payments is the Official Credit Card Processor of the Breeders' Cup and Christine A. Moore Millinery

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 15, 2015 – Pivotal Payments, a leading provider of merchant services and global payment processing solutions, announces its second annual participation at the Breeders' Cup World Championships being held at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky on October 30 to 31. The World Championships, billed as Thoroughbred racing's most prestigious international event, regularly draws over 100,000 attendees. Pivotal Payments is the Official Credit Card Processor of the Breeders' Cup, providing electronic payment processing solutions for all online and in-person ticketing and nomination fees.

Pivotal Payments is also proud to announce it has signed an exclusive payment services agreement with Christine A. Moore Millinery, the official milliner for the Breeders' Cup World Championships. New York-based Moore is one of the world's leading headwear designers and has been designing hats professionally for nearly twenty years. Pivotal Payments will offer its tailored credit and debit card acceptance solutions to Moore, enabling secure, convenient and reliable card transactions at retail locations and online.

The Breeders' Cup selected Pivotal Payments because of the company's strong history of growth and commitment to excellence and innovation in the merchant services industry. The payments provider, which now boasts over 550 employees in multiple offices across North America, includes a team of highly accomplished industry executives having built one of the fastest growing and successful organizations in the payment processing industry today.

Pivotal Payments will kick off the pre-festivities at the Breeders' Cup World Championships reception cocktail being held on Wednesday, October 28 at the VIP & Horsemen Hospitality Lounge. Event attendees will have the opportunity to discuss payment industry trends, learn about Pivotal's point of purchase, integrated and ecommerce offerings, plus enter for a chance to win a millinery hat worth up to $500 from the Christine A. Moore collection.

About Pivotal Payments

Pivotal Payments is a leading provider of technology-driven global payment processing solutions to the point of sale, B2B and ecommerce industries. Our proprietary solutions include card not present, integrated POS and mobile payments that deliver efficiency and profitability to businesses across all sales channels and platforms. With a focus on security and fueled by continuous investment in research, product development and innovation, we are shaping the future of payments. Our goal is to maximize our clients' revenues and performance by empowering them with safer and smarter transactions. Learn more at http://www.pivotalpayments.com or twitter.com/pivotalpayments.

About Breeders' Cup

The Breeders' Cup administers the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing's year-end Championships. The Breeders' Cup also administers the Breeders' Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 Grade 1 races and purses totaling $26 million, will be held October 30-31 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders' Cup press releases appear on the Breeders' Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders' Cup on social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

For further information:

Louis Georgakakis
Pivotal Payments
1 866 693-2000 x8001
lgeorgakakis@pivotalpayments.com

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