Nats presidents to race in Vermont and Pittsburgh

The Nationals’ own racing presidents are making their furthest trip north this weekend, as they pay a visit to the team’s Short Season Single-A Affiliate, the Vermont Lake Monsters. The presidents will be racing during games held tonight through Saturday. This marks the first time the Racing Presidents have performed at Burlington’s Centennial Park. The … Continue reading Nats presidents to race in Vermont and Pittsburgh

Presidents to race during Stephen Strasburg’s start in Syracuse Wednesday night

The Washington Nationals’ racing presidents will take their show on the road Wednesday for Stephen Strasburg’s second start with the AAA Syracuse Chiefs. George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy will greet fans at the main gates of Alliance Bank Stadium, then run a presidents race following the 5th inning of the game vs. Norfolk. Nationals Mascot … Continue reading Presidents to race during Stephen Strasburg’s start in Syracuse Wednesday night

Nats racing presidents to appear in today’s Cherry Blossom Festival parade

The Washington Nationals racing presidents will appear in today’s National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in DC, accompanied by Nationals mascot Screech. The Parade begins at 10:00am and runs along Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, NW, and will be featured in a live simulcast on ABC 7/ WJLA-TV and NewsChannel 8. Update: Photo of … Continue reading Nats racing presidents to appear in today’s Cherry Blossom Festival parade

Nationals racing presidents participate in DC Elephant Walk

Each year, when the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus comes to Washington, their famous circus elephants are helped off of the train early and are paraded the rest of the way to the Verizon Center. The annual event has been dubbed the “Elephant Walk.” This year, the Ringling Brothers upped the ante by adding … Continue reading Nationals racing presidents participate in DC Elephant Walk

Racing Presidents appear in Cherry Blossom Festival Parade before exhibition game vs. Orioles

The Washington Nationals racing presidents continued to cement their position as DC icons with an appearance in yesterday’s National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. The presidents were decked in their Nationals uniforms and got to ride in style on the back of individual bicycle taxis. It was a rare opportunity for the racing presidents to appear … Continue reading Racing Presidents appear in Cherry Blossom Festival Parade before exhibition game vs. Orioles

Presidents race on ice skates with predictable results

The first presidents race of 2009 took place today in the most unlikely of places — New York’s Nassau Coliseum. Billed as “Kids Day” by the host New York Islanders of the National Hockey League, the Coliseum was host to mascots from around the country for today’s game vs. the Pittsburgh Penguins. It being Presidents … Continue reading Presidents race on ice skates with predictable results