ESPN's SportsCenter will originate from Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Saturday, July 25 for Hats Off to Saratoga, the festival celebrating opening weekend at the Saratoga Race Course.
Jeannine Edwards, a sports broadcaster for ESPN and ABC, will host the Eclipse Awards presentations Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
HRTV will again provide live coverage of the 43rd annual Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla., from 8-11 p.m. (EST) Saturday, Jan. 18.
The 42nd annual Eclipse Awards will be broadcast live Jan. 19 on HRTV, according to an announcement. HRTV will also provide live coverage of the announcement of Eclipse Awards finalists on Jan. 5 at noon EST.
A shoddy telecast and a couple of questionable winners stole the show. read blog
Jeannine Edwards, senior broadcast analyst for ESPN, will be the first female to host the Eclipse Awards presentation, which will be held Jan. 16, 2012, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The Breeders' Cup announced Oct. 20 that ESPN and ABC will televise more than nine hours of live television coverage of the Nov. 4-5 World Championships at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
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A dressage demonstration, golf tournament and the racing results hit the retirement theme hard. Read Blog
The week leading up to the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Ahmed Zayat, owner of Pioneerof the Nile, was hit in the head by bird droppings. The owner saw it as a positive and believed his colt had a good chance in the Derby; little did he know what was to come.
With Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Rags to Riches expected to make her next start in the July 21 Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I) at Belmont Park, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced July 13 that live coverage of the race has been added to the TV series "NTRA Summer Racing - Powered by Dodge."
The topic of Internet gambling, both the federal prohibition and its still possibly disruptive effects on pari-mutuel business will open the 14th annual International Simulcast Conference in Philadelphia Oct. 16-18.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Tuesday that, for the first time, the official "Breeders' Cup Simulcast Show" -- the video sent to racetracks and other wagering facilities from the Breeders' Cup site -- will be available on the Internet live via streaming video on Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships Day Saturday.
Longtime broadcaster Brent Musburger, better known nationally known for his football and basketball reporting, will host Saturday's Arlington Million (gr. I) telecast on ABC Sports.
The bidding was hot in southern Florida Friday night at The Race For Education's Horsemen of All Ages Sale, shattering all previous sale records.
Pre-auction online bidding for bachelors and bachelorettes participating in The Race For Education's Horsemen of All Ages Sale begins Saturday, Valentines Day, in conjunction with the Daily Racing Form.
The Maryland Jockey Club has hired Frank Carulli as racing analyst and handicapper effective Jan. 30. Carulli, 39, racing analyst and publicity coordinator at Charles Town, will take over duties at Pimlico and Laurel Park now shared by three people.
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