HRTV Sets Advance Coverage of Breeders' Cup

The network will have a presence at Churchill Downs beginning Oct. 29.

HRTV has set its pre-race coverage of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which will be held Nov. 4-5 at Churchill Downs.

“Fasig-Tipton Pursuit of the Cup, Presented by” will provide comprehensive coverage from the Kentucky racetrack beginning Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. EDT. Adena Springs, the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association, and Darley serve as supporting sponsors.

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, former New York-based rider Richard Migliore, Scott Hazelton, and Caton Bredar will be reporting from Churchill. The show moves from its twice-weekly schedule (Thursdays and Sundays) to a daily format beginning Oct. 29.

Laffit Pincay III and Jeff Siegel will participate in the coverage from Southern California.

“Fasig-Tipton Pursuit of the Cup, Presented by” will air live daily at 11 a.m. EDT through Nov. 4. The show on Breeders’ Cup Saturday, Nov. 5, will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Special programs wrapping up Breeders’ Cup action will air at 8 p.m. Nov. 4-5.

In addition HRTV will broadcast the post-position draw live Oct. 31 beginning at 1 p.m.