(Edited press release)
HRTV's will present live coverage of the Oct. 4 Qatar Prix de l' Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) from Longchamp Racecourse in Paris, France.
The $5.8 million Arc, the richest race in Europe, will be headlined by one of Thoroughbred racing's brightest performers, Sea the Stars. The five-time group I winner is expected to be the odds-on choice in a big field slated to go postward in the 1 1/2-mile turf race.
HRTV's Oct. 4 coverage will begin at 9 a.m. (all times ET), with an estimated post time for the Arc slated for 10:15 a.m.
HRTV will show a number of other races on the Longchamp card, including a pair of group I events –the Prix de l'Opera (9:30 a.m.) and the Prix du Cadran (11:45 a.m.).