Racing Television Coverage

NBC Sports To Broadcast 11 Live Shows For Breeders’ Cup ‘Win And You’re In’

The Breeders’ Cup and NBC Sports today announced the 2019 “Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In, presented by America’s Best Racing” television schedule, consisting of 11 live programs featuring more than 20 automatic qualifying races, and other major stakes, from seven of the nation’s premier racetracks on the road to the Breeders’ Cup World […]

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Lost And Found Presented By Horseware: Cantey ‘Made Horses Real’ To Her Audience

For many horse racing fans, the experience of the sport’s biggest race days comes through their television screens. Those of us who watched the Triple Crown more for the horses than the betting tips quickly learned to listen for the lilting voice of broadcaster Charlsie Cantey, who spent three decades giving audiences the horseman’s viewpoint […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Surf and Spa

Whether you prefer the Pacific breezes of old Del Mar or the backyard of venerable Saratoga (or both, of course), it’s a great time of year to be a racing fan. Del Mar kicked off its summer meet in fine fashion Thursday with the Oceanside Stakes, and today, Saratoga begins its 151st year with a […]

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Breeders’ Cup presents Fresh Faces: The View From Behind the Camera

Jack Felling, 34, is a supervising producer for NBC Sports, where he has created feature coverage for the Olympics for the past six years. Felling graduated from Clemson University with a degree in English. He worked on the documentary “The Story of Mine That Bird, 50-1,” which garnered the 2009 Media Eclipse Award in the […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: A Tip of the ‘Cap

For race fans and handicappers alike, this promises to be an exciting weekend of rivalries old and new. A trio of top older horses will do battle in what should be a thrilling rendition of the Santa Anita Handicap. Potential Kentucky Derby contenders will line up in a pair of stakes at Santa Anita and […]

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New TV Deal: Fox Series Should Benefit Racing

Getting FOX Sports involved with horse racing is a good thing. The last time this happened was 1999, when the National Thoroughbred Racing Association launched a five-race series on the network called “NTRA Champions on Fox.” The network brought creativity and enthusiasm to its coverage of a sport that was in need of an infusion […]

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NBCSN to Air ‘Greatest Moments in Breeders’ Cup History’ Show Saturday

In honor of the 30th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, NBC Sports Network will televise on Saturday “Daily Racing Form Presents Breeders’ Cup 30-1: Greatest Moments in Breeders’ Cup History.” The one hour telecast (5:30-6:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. PT) captures the indelible accomplishments of the horses and individuals who graced the Breeders’ […]

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Three Chimneys presents Good News Friday: TV Time

Even in the digital age, television remains an essential component of any sport’s business plan. In fact, while live sporting events have always lured advertisers, their stock has risen even higher in an era when TV watchers routinely “DVR” much of their content and fast-forward through commercials. Sporting events appeal because they are somewhat DVR-proof, […]

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Twinspires.com Weekend Stakes: Where To Watch

The countdown to the Breeders’ Cup is three weeks away and very few prep races remain to see who has the goods to show up on the big day. The key race this weekend is Saturday’s Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland. Samitar, winner of the G1 Garden City returns here, likewise, […]

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Santa Anita Diaries: Randy Moss on NBC, horse racing coverage

Randy Moss of NBC Sports and the NFL Network took some time with the Paulick Report’s Santa Anita Diaries to give fans insight on the process behind televising a horse race. In part 1, Moss talks about the challenges the crew faces and preparation work he and his colleagues go through to put together a […]

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