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Budweiser Clydesdales Will Appear In Super Bowl XLIX Spot

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 24 / 14

An A-B spokesperson confirmed that the Budweiser Clydesdales "will indeed be making an appearance" in the brand's Super Bowl XLIX spots. The company said the horses "play a strong role for the brand, representing Budweiser quality and care for more than 80 years." They debuted as part of Budweiser S...

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