Live Coverage Planned for September Sale
Date Posted: 8/28/2008 4:52:14 PM
Last Updated: 8/29/2008 3:47:07 PM

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From Keeneland

Keeneland Productions and HRTV are partnering to provide live coverage of the opening two days of the September yearling sale, September 8-9, which are select sessions.

Jeff Lifson will host the select sessions’ coverage, which will be up-linked both days through Roberts Communications Network (“RCN”). It will be available on Kentucky racetrack decoders and broadcast live by HRTV. Any RCN commercial location interested in receiving the broadcast should call (702) 227-7590, option 2.

At the top of each hour of the broadcast, commentators will review hips sold, preview upcoming hips, and conduct interviews with buyers, consignors and industry professionals. Commentators also may cut in throughout the sale coverage in the event of breaking news.

Keeneland’s website (www.keeneland.com) will stream the live auction signal each day of the 15-session sale, which runs through Sept. 23 in Lexington. During the opening two days, a second stream also will provide enhanced coverage and commentary. 

Sessions will begin daily at 10 a.m. (EDT); no sale will be conducted Friday, Sept. 12.



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