Donna Brothers

Durkin To Emcee Equestricon; Lineup To Include Over 45 Special Events

Equestricon, LLC., announced Monday an unprecedented lineup consisting of more than 45 panels, discussions, events, celebrity appearances, book signings and additional programming for the inaugural Equestricon™, scheduled for August 13-15, 2017 at the Saratoga Springs City Center. The preliminary menu, crafted to the interests of fans at all levels of the sport, represents only an […]

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Brothers To Host Derby Shopping Night To Benefit Backside Learning Center

One of the top-earning female jockeys of all time, Donna Barton Brothers is well known in the industry for being the reporter on horseback at major events in Kentucky, from Keeneland to the Kentucky Derby. On Thursday, March 10, Brothers will join forces with Rodeo Drive to host a Kentucky Derby shopping night, according to […]

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NBC Travers Telecast To Include Forego, Sword Dancer

American Pharoah, Thoroughbred racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner, is set to return to the track this Saturday, August 29, at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.,  in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes for 3-year-olds at 4 p.m. ET on NBC. The 146th running of the Travers is the highlight of an outstanding two-hour program […]

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Brothers: After Belmont Stakes, Emotions Had To Wait

In a piece for the New York Times, NBC reporter Donna Brothers describes her emotions in the aftermath of American Pharoah’s historic Belmont Stakes victory. Like many others in the crowd, Brothers was filled with emotion as American Pharoah crossed the wire the sport’s 12th Triple Crown winner. But she had a job to do, […]

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Bossinakis Wins Black-Eyed Susan Day Female Handicapper Challenge

Saving her biggest bet for last, Christina Bossinakis took Friday’s $30,000 “Bet Like a Girl” female handicapper challenge on the Black-Eyed Susan Day program at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Bossinakis, recently named Thoroughbred Owner Services Director for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s Owners Concierge Program, used $400 from her mythical bankroll of $1,000 […]

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Pimlico’s $30,000 Female Handicapper Challenge On Black-Eyed Susan Card

A new event has been added to the Black-Eyed Susan Day line-up at Pimlico on Friday, May 15, the $30,000 “Bet Like A Girl” All-Female Handicapper Challenge & Seminar, featuring top picks and insider information from the country’s finest female horseplayers. Participating are: Christina Bossinakis, Caton Bredar, Donna Brothers, Jill Byrne, Jeannine Edwards, Gabby Gaudet, […]

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Donna Brothers Honored by Sports Illustrated as Year’s ‘Best Sideline Reporter’

NBC’s Donna Brothers was named 2014’s “Best Sideline Reporter” in a column by Sports Illustrated‘s Richard Deitsch honoring notable members of sports media this year. Deitsch mentions Brothers’ coverage of this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic, when she promptly spoke with winning jockey Martin Garcia, offering viewers more insight into a controversial start of the race. […]

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TVG’s The Works: American Pharoah Does It Easy

TVG’s The Works show is on the scene at Santa Anita, analyzing local morning workouts and those of other Breeders’ Cup contenders around the country. Hosting The Works: Todd Schrupp, joined by former trainer Simon Bray, former jockey and NBC racing analyst Donna Barton Brothers, and trainer Tom Amoss. In this edition of The Works, […]

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Ownership Insights presented by OwnerView: The Partnership

Ownership Insights presented by OwnerView is a weekly series examining different aspects of Thoroughbred ownership. A more detailed presentation on these subjects will be made during the Thoroughbred Owner Conference at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., Oct. 13-16. Click here for more information. For those wanting to experience the thrill of owning a racehorse without the same time commitment, liability, and […]

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A Prime-Time Breeders’ Cup Classic on NBC

The 30th running of the Breeders’ Cup Classic from Santa Anita will be broadcast live in prime time next Saturday. There will be a total of 9½ hours of Breeders’ Cup World Championships coverage over two days by the NBC Sports Group. All 14 Breeders’ Cup races will be televised live by NBCSN and NBC. […]

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