FOX Sports and The Jockey Club announced Aug. 8 a multi-year agreement to air prominent graded stakes races starting in 2014 from many of horse racing's best known tracks on FOX Sports 1.
The Breeders' Cup and Jockey Club announced July 1 the Breeders' Cup will sponsor the America's Best Racing ABRV traveling experience vehicle in its cross country journey.
The $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) April 13 is one of 16 stakes that will highlight the 16-day Keeneland meet that begins April 5.
The Jockey Club, in collaboration with the NBC Sports Group, kicks off the "Road to Kentucky Derby" series with a 30-minute special previewing the Triple Crown season March 23 on the NBC Sports Network from 6-6:30 p.m. EDT.
The America's Best Racing tour will begin the week of March 11 at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, according to The Jockey Club.
America's Best Racing will launch a national bus tour next year in an effort to heighten interest in Thoroughbred racing's biggest days.
Starting with the Haskell Invitational Handicap, six racing events will be the focus of America's Best Racing's fan development initiative focused on the start of the "Second Season."
Thoroughbred racing will be featured Thursday, June 7, across the NBC television properties. Racing-related offerings include "CNBC Sports Biz: Game On" and "I'll Have Another-Charging Toward History," on NBC Sports Network.
"I'll Have Another -- Charging Toward History" will premiere June 7 at 7:30 p.m. (EDT) on the NBC Sports Network. It will be shown again June 8 at 7:30 p.m. and June 9 at 2:30 p.m.
The Jockey Club and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association April 16 officially launched the website tied to the "America's Best Racing" initiative. The web address is followhorseracing.com.
The Thoroughbred industry the week of March 11 will preliminarily launch a new fan website that will focus on a new brand initiative called 'America's Best Racing.'
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