MBNA Foxhall Cup Names Gail Mobley Executive Director


ATLANTA, GA—January 14, 2002—MBNA Foxhall Cup, the National
Championship of Eventing, announced today that Gail D. Mobley has been named
Executive Director of the three-star level eventing competition. Featuring
dressage, cross-country and show jumping, the MBNA Foxhall Cup returns to
Foxhall Farm, Douglasville, GA, April 18-21, 2002.
Mobley brings extensive expertise in equestrian organizations,
business management and charitable work to the MBNA Foxhall Cup. She was a
founding member of Equestrian Events, Inc., the non-profit organization
behind the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, one of the top three eventing
competitions in the world. During her eight years with Equestrian Events,
Inc., Mobley served as Secretary, Vice-President, and President/
Chairperson.

Mobley was a founding board member of the Kentucky Horse Park Education
Foundation, where she spearheaded the startup of the annual fundraiser for
the Park called the Carousel Ball. She also chaired the High Hope
Steeplechase in cooperation with the Children's Cancer Research Center.
Mobley, whose real estate sales and marketing talents have made her a
much-recruited leader in the marketing of exclusive and high-end properties,
also boasts an impressive record in charitable fundraising. For many years,
she co-chaired the International Red Cross Polo Luncheon and served as a
committee member, and was Chairperson of the Saratoga Springs Hospital Gala.
Mobley, also, co-chaired the “Weekend in Old Saratoga” annual gala to raise
funds for the New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of
Veterinary Medicine.

“We are very pleased to welcome someone as qualified as Gail,”
said Jim Richards, Chairman of the MBNA Foxhall Cup. “We look forward to
the continued growth of the MBNA Foxhall Cup under Gail Mobley’s expert
leadership.”


About MBNA Foxhall Cup

Established in 2000 by Jim Richards, the MBNA Foxhall Cup is held in Douglasville, Georgia every spring. The three-star level Eventing competition featuring Dressage, Cross-Country and Show Jumping, is designated as the National Championship of Eventing. The Cup is only one of two three-star level Eventing competitions in the nation and hopes to increase spectator interest in the sport. Foxhall Farm is used for a multitude of events such as the last 2000 U.S. qualifying spot for the Sydney Olympics and for the annual Derby Day celebration. The MBNA Foxhall Cup donates a portion of its profits to the Shepherd Center, an Atlanta-based catastrophic care hospital that treats individuals with acquired brain and spinal cord injuries. MBNA America Bank, N.A. is the title sponsor and official financial service products provider of the MBNA Foxhall Cup. For more information, please visit www.foxhallcup.com




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