HRTV To Broadcast Dubai Racing Carnival
Updated: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 2:03 PM
Edited from a release
Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 2:01 PM
HorseRacing TV (HRTV) will provide live coverage of the 10-date Dubai International Racing Carnival from Nad al Sheba Race Course in Dubai.
The Carnival, encompassing 60 races offering $21 million in purse money, will begin Thursday, Jan. 29, and will culminate with two major March events: Super Saturday, a March 6 six-race card featuring four graded stakes, and Dubai World Cup Day on March 27, when four group I and two group II stakes will offer $15 million in purses.
First post on HRTV will be at 10:30 a.m. ET (7:30 a.m. PT) on each of the 10 dates. Wagering where permitted by law, will be conducted via the phone or Internet through XpressBet (www.xpressbet.com), MEC's national account wagering system.
Dates for the Dubai International Racing Carnival:
- Thursday, Jan. 29
- Thursday, Feb. 5
- Saturday, Feb. 7
- Thursday, Feb. 12
- Thursday, Feb. 19
- Saturday, Feb. 21
- Saturday, Feb. 28
- Saturday, March 6 (Super Saturday)
- Thursday, March 11
- Saturday, March 27 (Dubai World Cup Day)
HRTV (www.htrv) is a 24-hour television network providing up to 15 hours per day of wire-to-wire coverage of live horse racing action.
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