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Yum! Brands May Be Ending Kentucky Derby Sponsorship

Yum! Brands may be ending its long-running sponsorship of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, sources have told the Paulick Report. Headquartered in Louisville, Ky., also home of Churchill Downs, the publicly traded fast-food company (NYSE: YUM) became the first presenting sponsor of the Kentucky Derby with a five-year deal signed in 2006 with then […]

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TVG Pacific Classic To Be Broadcast Live On NBC Sports Network

Led by defending Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and Longines World No. 1 ranked race horse, Arrogate, a field of eight horses is set for the 1 ¼ mile, $1 million Pacific Classic this Saturday, August 19, at 8:00 p.m. ET from Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar, Calif., on the live NBCSN telecast of the […]

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Bobby Flay Joins NBC Broadcast Team As Analyst For Saturday’s Whitney

Prominent chef and television personality Bobby Flay will appear for the first time on Saturday’s NBC Breeders’ Cup broadcast of the Whitney Stakes at Saratoga, according to newsday.com. The Thoroughbred owner and breeder, a member of the board of directors for both the Breeders’ Cup and the New York Racing Association, will serve as both a […]

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‘Phenomenal’ Early U.S. Viewing Numbers Reported From Royal Ascot

The five-day Royal Ascot meeting was publicized on U.S. television for the first time courtesy of NBC Sports, and the early viewing numbers have been overwhelming positive, according to The Guardian. “Anecdotally, the viewing [numbers] over there has been phenomenal,” said Ascot spokesman Nick Smith, who has been . “The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive.” Smith […]

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‘Do It Your Way’: Pete Aiello’s Nerve-Wracking Pegasus Experience

When Peter Aiello walked into the announcer’s booth prior to the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park in January, he could admit to being nervous. Since he could remember Aiello had been calling races, starting on a pixelated television screen in his childhood bedroom, but he had never dreamed […]

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Royal Ascot Schedule: When Are The U.S.-Based Horses Running?

The Royal Ascot meeting kicks off Tuesday, June 20, and a number of U.S. runners will be putting in bids to repeat the success of Tepin in last year’s Queen Anne Stakes. For the first time, NBC Sports will be broadcasting live coverage of the full five-day meeting, which runs through Saturday, June 24, running […]

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Lane’s End To Sponsor Royal Ascot Coverage On NBC

Continuing Lane’s End commitment to present the best in racing worldwide, the farm announced today the acquisition of title sponsorship of all Royal Ascot programming on the NBC Sports Network. The partnership represents the convergence of two leading brands in the global Thoroughbred industry, Lane’s End and Royal Ascot, for the entirety of the five-day […]

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NBC Sports Group To Televise Second Running Of $16 Million Pegasus World Cup

NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement with The Stronach Group for exclusive United States media rights to the second annual running of the record-setting $16 Million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational on January 27, 2018. The world’s richest thoroughbred horse race will return to The Stronach Group’s Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. Following […]

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Integrity, Fan Experience Central In Day 2 Of Pan American Conference

The Jockey Club and the Latin American Racing Channel concluded the two-day Pan American Conference on Friday with several sessions focusing on wagering, integrity, and medication/doping control in racing. According to the Jockey Club, the conference included more than 400 participants from 25 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, […]

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NBC, NBCSN Set For Preakness Weekend

Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming leads the field as NBC Sports Group presents the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes (G1), middle jewel of the Triple Crown, at 5 p.m. EDT May 20 on NBC. Coverage from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore begins at 3 p.m., May 19 on NBCSN […]

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