The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and Horseplayernow.com will co-host four live Web chats at NTRA.com during Breeders’ Cup World Championships week. Horseplayernow.com RaceChat can be found in the "Picks and Analysis" section of the "Horseplayers" banner at NTRA.com.
The first of the chats, covering the Breeders’ Cup post position draw, will begin Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 12:45 p.m. (ET) and be hosted by Jeremy Plonk and Bob Neumeier, who will report the fields in real time and discuss the draw’s ramifications with chat participants.
Analysts Joe Kristufek, Brian Nadeau and James Dickson will team up at 9 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, Nov. 4, for a handicapping seminar that will feature additional guests.
On Friday and Saturday, November 5-6, the final two live Breeders’ Cup chats will be anchored by Plonk, and feature all-day paddock analysis, post parade analysis and more. The Nov. 5 chat will begin at 1:30 p.m. (ET), and will start at 11:30 a.m. (ET) on Nov. 6.
There will also be live chats from Churchill Downs during Breeders’ Cup that will include information on how the track is playing and any breaking news. Churchill Downs live racing chats will be offered Nov, 3-4 at NTRA.com, kicking off at 12:15 p.m. (ET) both days.