TV Schedule Set for Road to WTC

"Road to the World Thoroughbred Championships Powered by Dodge," a four-month, 17-program series, returns on the ESPN networks beginning July 4 with taped coverage of last Sunday's Budweiser Irish Derby from The Curragh in Ireland. Featuring more than 40 races in all eight Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships divisions, the series concludes with a special on October 29 from Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, site of the following day's World Thoroughbred Championships.

Highlighting the coverage will be 22 Grade I stakes, including such fixtures as the July 10 Hollywood Gold Cup (live in primetime) and the August 28 Travers Sakes, part of a special two-hour "SportsCenter Live at Saratoga" High Definition telecast. Races will be shown from such venues as Belmont Park, Saratoga, Hollywood Park, Oak Tree at Santa Anita, Del Mar, Keeneland, Arlington Park, Monmouth Park, Calder, Delaware Park, Hawthorne, Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Emerald Downs, River Downs and Mountaineer Park, as well as internationally from The Curragh and Longchamp (France).

For the complete listing of race coverage go to: Road to the Breeders' Cup TV Schedule