View From The Eighth Pole: Whipping Up A Frenzy

It’s all good. On Saturday, NBC devoted a full hour to the unforgettable 1989 Triple Crown rivalry surrounding Sunday Silence and Easy Goer with the airing of a documentary film “Dark Horses” (encore presentations can be seen on NBCSN June 6 at 8 p.m., June 8 at 7 p.m., and June 9 at 8 a.m. […]

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Sunday Silence-Easy Goer Rivalry Focus Of ‘Dark Horses’ Documentary On NBC

NBC Sports presents the broadcast debut of Dark Horses, the story of the most unlikely rivalry in Triple Crown history, this Saturday, June 2 at 5 p.m. ET on NBC. Dark Horses brings viewers back to 1989 and the thrilling showdown between Easy Goer and Sunday Silence. For a preview of “Dark Horses,” click here. […]

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Wood Memorial Card Features Two-Day Pick 6 Carryover Of $165,375

Wood Memorial Day, the centerpiece of the Aqueduct Racetrack spring meet, will get even richer with a two-day, $165,375 Pick 6 carryover into Saturday’s card. Favorites failed to find the winners’ circle in Friday’s Pick 6 sequence, with longshot winners taking Race 4 (Touch of Bling, No. 4, $61), Race 6 (Mahvelous Marie, No. 6, $48), and […]

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NBCSN To Televise Wood Memorial, Blue Grass, Santa Anita Derby

With the “Run for the Roses” one month away, NBC Sports Group continues its coverage this weekend as horses aim to qualify for the Kentucky Derby. NBCSN presents live horse racing this Saturday, April 7, at 5:30 p.m. ET, with coverage of the Wood Memorial, Blue Grass Stakes, and Santa Anita Derby. The winner of […]

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NBCSN Offering Live Streaming Of Dubai World Cup, Florida Derby

NBCSN presents coverage of two live horse racing events this Saturday, March 31, beginning with the $10-million Dubai World Cup at 12:30 p.m. ET, and continuing with the $1-million Florida Derby at 6 p.m. ET. West Coast, who finished second in January’s Pegasus World Cup and third in the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Classic, headlines the […]

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NBCSN, HRRN To Broadcast Live From Churchill Downs Saturday Night

NBCSN will be onsite live from 8:30-10 p.m. Saturday to launch its 2017 “Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In, presented by Lane’s End Farm and America’s Best Racing” television schedule. Also, Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) will air live coverage from 8-10 p.m. ET online at www.horseracingradio.net. This year’s Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, […]

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Ratings For NBC’s Breeders’ Cup Classic Telecast Down Sharply From 2015

Saturday’s one-hour telecast of the Breeders’ Cup Classic on NBC attracted an audience of 2.26 million households, down 42 percent from the 2015 telecast when 3.87 million households tuned in for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah’s unprecedented victory in the Classic at Keeneland, which made him what some called horse racing’s first “grand slam” winner. In […]

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Gold Cup: BC Classic Berth Up For Grabs In Prime Time On NBCSN

The second automatic berth into the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic is on the line Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., in the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1), which will be televised live on NBCSN, beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The 1 1/4 mile Gold Cup is the third of 10 […]

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