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Layden, Livingston Again Honored With Media Eclipse Awards; Balan Celebrates His First

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters today announced the winners of the 2018 Media Eclipse Awards in six categories. They are as follows: Feature/Commentary Writing – Tim Layden, SI.com; “Remembering Chic Anderson’s Legendary Call of Secretariat’s Record Run at 1973 Belmont Stakes”; June, 4, 2018 News/Enterprise […]

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NBC Sports Beefs Up Road To Kentucky Derby Coverage With Magazine Series, Two More Preps

As the home of horse racing in the United States,NBC Sports will expand its programming in 2019, collaborating with Churchill Downs on a new magazine-style series, and adding a pair of crucial prep races. In partnership with Churchill Downs, NBC Sports will debut a new Road to the Kentucky Derby series this spring, leading up to NBC’s coverage of the […]

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Breeders’ Cup News Minute Presented By Adequan: Late Scratches

The 35th Breeders’ Cup is upon us at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. with the Future Stars Friday program kicking off at 12:55 p.m. ET and the first Breeders’ Cup race – the inaugural running of the Juvenile Turf Sprint – going at 3:21 p.m. as the fifth race of a 10-race card. On Saturday, […]

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‘Win And You’re In’: Breeders’ Cup, NBC Announce Three-Year Extension Of Challenge Series

Breeders’ Cup and NBC Sports Group today announced a three-year extension of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, showcasing the best Thoroughbred horse races from around the world whose winners earn automatic entry into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. As part of the agreement, NBC Sports Group will continue its exclusive presentation of the series across […]

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‘All In’: Breeders’ Cup To Launch Digital Docuseries Oct. 22 On Facebook

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, today announces its first-ever digital docuseries. Titled “ALL IN: The Road to the Classic,” the seven-part series will debut on Facebook Watch on October 22 with subsequent episodes premiering over the following days.  The docuseries will offer an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the competitive and career-making journeys of the owners, trainers, […]

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NBC To Broadcast ‘Win And You’re In’ Races Saturday And Sunday

Final automatic qualifying positions for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be at stake at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., during two live “Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series Win and You’re In – presented by America’s Best Racing” broadcasts this weekend. Coverage begins this Saturday, October 6, at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC with the […]

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Whitney Day: 4 1/2 Hours Of Live Coverage On NBC Sports, FS2

Whitney Day, one of the centerpieces of the 2018 meet at Saratoga Race Course, will see 4 ½ hours of live coverage across NBC Sports and FS2 on Saturday. The coverage will kick off on FS2 at 1:30 p.m. ET with a special, expanded edition of Saratoga Live. NBCSN will then air the Grade 1, […]

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Royal Ascot Lineup: American Horses To Watch

The exciting Royal Ascot meet kicks off on Tuesday with several American contenders bidding for overseas glory. For the first time, NBC will cover the action on Saturday, while NBC Sports has coverage of the Tuesday through Friday races. The race schedule, along with the prominent American horses in those races, is as follows: Day […]

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Americans At Royal Ascot: Bucchero, Yoshida, Ward’s Top Ten

Several American connections are aiming their horses at the June 19-23 Royal Ascot meeting this year, and NBC has planned 23 hours of coverage on American television. For the first time, Royal Ascot will be broadcast over the main NBC network on Saturday, June 23. Trainer Wesley Ward is taking a 10-strong group of contenders […]

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NBC Sports Group’s Jon Miller To Deliver Keynote At Thoroughbred Owner Conference

Jon Miller, the president of programming for NBC Sports Group, will deliver the keynote address at the fifth Thoroughbred Owner Conference, to be held from October 30 through November 1, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. The conference leads into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which are scheduled for November 2-3 at Churchill Downs. The goal of the Thoroughbred […]

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