It's been quite a week for trainer Tim Yakteen. On Wednesday, he became a father for the first time when wife Millie Ball, an on-screen analyst for HRTV, delivered a son. Friday, on his 41st birthday, Yakteen saddled his first Del Mar winner since he started training on his own last summer in the $75,000 Daisycutter.
The Claiming Crown, which will offer $650,000 in purses for seven races, will be broadcast live on HorseRacing Television July 16 from Canterbury Park in Minnesota.
Satellite television customers in Virginia who have watched horse racing on dedicated channels for several years can now wager on the races.
Multiple award-winning television producer Dan Noel, president of Cutting Edge Media Productions, has joined HorseRacing TV's production team and will focus on the day-to-day live operation of the 24-hour television network, according to Amy J. Zimmerman, executive producer of HRTV.
Award-winning television producer Dan Noel, who was director of broadcast operations for rival TVG, has joined HorseRacing TV's production team and will focus on the day-to-day live operation of the 24-hour television network, it was announced Sunday.
TVG will present live in-studio coverage of the 10th annual Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, from Nad Al Sheba Racecourse. HRTV will also air live the Dubai World Cup beginning at 8:30 am ET.
HorseRacing TV will celebrate the 30th birthday of the five-time Eclipse Award winner John Henry with a one-hour special presentation of the gelding's record 12 stakes victories at Santa Anita. "Standing Tall: John Henry at 30," will air at 11 a.m. ET (8 a.m. PT) March 9 without commentary and will feature the dozen stakes wins wire-to-wire with the original track announcers' calls.
Target Louisville, a weekly program devoted to 3-year-olds on the road to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), debuts Feb. 16 on HorseRacing TV.
Bill Bridgen has stepped down from his full-time post as HorseRacing TV's network president, it was announced Feb. 10.
HorseRacing TV will provide live coverage of the 11-date Dubai International Racing Carnival from Nad al Sheba Race Course in Dubai, beginning Thursday.
The Maryland Jockey Club signal will appear on local Comcast systems beginning Jan. 14 as part of a digital sports package involving HorseRacing TV.
HorseRacing TV announced Dec. 29 that it will kickoff its exclusive coverage of the Gulfstream Park's winter meeting on opening day, Monday, Jan. 3. The 86-day meeting will begin with a first post time of 12:45 p.m. EDT on that day and continues through Sunday, April 24.
Becky Witzman, assistant trainer for Richard Mandella for the past 6 ½ years, has joined HorseRacingTV as an analyst.
HorseRacing TV (HRTV), a subsidiary of Magna Entertainment Corp. (MEC) announced Dec. 16 it had signed a multi-year agreement that provides for HRTV to appear on Comcast systems as part of a digital sports package.
The TV Games Network and HorseRacing TV have announced new carriage agreements that will expand their reach.
"Racing From Santa Anita", the track's popular nightly replay show, will have a new home during the 85-day winter/spring Meeting that begins Dec. 26.
Lane's End Farm is the presenting sponsor of HorseRacing TV's six-day coverage of the 21st renewal of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships from Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, TX, beginning Tuesday and continuing through Sunday.
Northern California Fair racing is now featured on Horse Racing TV, including coverage and a replay show, the California Authority of Racing Fairs announced.
With the racing industry pointing toward the summer and fall classics, HorseRacing TV (HRTV) will debut a series of weekly features focusing on the leading contenders in racing's ultimate one-day spectacle, the Breeders' Cup. The new series will debut July 1.
HorseRacing TV (HRTV) will give Thoroughbred racing fans a front row seat on the Smarty Jones bandwagon with special live coverage of trainer John Servis' news conferences on Friday May 21, Saturday May 22, and Monday, May 24.
Hardy Eustace held off a late charge by favorite Rooster Booster and won the Champion Hurdle on Tuesday, the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.
The 67th running of the $1-million Santa Anita Handicap on Saturday kicks off a live weekend racing show on KDOC-TV (Channel 56) for the remainder of the meeting.
HorseRacing TV™ (HRTV) will set a single day network record when it offers live coverage of 18 stakes races from the Middle East and throughout the United States on Saturday, March 6.
Jon White, host of daily live Thoroughbred racing coverage for HorseRacing TV, will receive the Mark Kaufman Media Award at the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders' Association awards banquet Feb. 15 "for his excellence in promoting the Washington Thoroughbred industry and Emerald Downs for 2003."
HorseRacing TV (HRTV) will provide live coverage of the 10-date Dubai International Racing Carnival from Nad al Sheba Race Course in Dubai.
Horse Racing TV will air full replays of the previous day's racing action from Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita throughout the current race meetings at both tracks.
U.S. viewers can catch the weekend's racing action from France on either TVG or HRTV, as both will feature coverage of France's group I races.
The $750,000 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. III) at Philadelphia Park will be in the spotlight this week when HorseRacing TV (HRTV) begins extensive pre- and post-race coverage. The cable channel will broadcast the 1 1/8-mile race live on Sept. 1.
HorseRacing TV (HRTV) will offer a steady stream of live coverage from Pimlico Race Course next week in advance of the May 13 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
HorseRacing TV has signed a multi-year agreement with Cox Communications that extends the network's viewership into Orange County, Calif., and expands its coverage in San Diego. In addition, HRTV, operated by Magna Entertainment, will add three markets in Pennsylvania.
HorseRacing TV will air live coverage of the $6-million Dubai World Cup March 29. The coverage will include three other stakes on the program from the United Arab Emirates.
HorseRacing TV (HRTV), a 24-hour cable television network providing live Thoroughbred racing from the United States and Canada, is televising training previews for the Barretts March sale of select 2-year-olds in training, which will be held on Tuesday, March 4.
Magna Entertainment has officially launched HorseRacing TV, a 24-hour cable television network that provides Thoroughbred, Standardbred, and Quarter Horse racing from racetracks in the United States and Canada.
Santa Anita heads into its annual meeting Dec. 26 without the television exposure enjoyed by its Southern California counterparts.
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