TVG to Provide On-Site Coverage of Keeneland Spring Meet

When racing returns to Central Kentucky, TVG will air live on-site coverage of Keeneland's 15-day Spring Meet, beginning April 2 through April 23. TVG's live coverage will air from 3:00-5:00 p.m. (est) on "Trackside Live!: Keeneland/Aqueduct" and will be simulcast on Fox Sports Net 2 on 11 of the 15 days.

The Keeneland Spring meet will include 13 graded stakes. The three-day opening weekend (Friday-Sunday) is highlighted by Saturday's $500,000 Ashland Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies. The Ashland is a major prep for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).

The weekend's other stakes races are Friday's Transylvania (gr. III) and Sunday's Lafayette (gr. III).

The $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-olds, Keeneland's premier Kentucky Derby (gr. I) prep, will be run April 10.

TVG's on-site coverage from Keeneland will feature live reports by Jeff Lifson, Jill Byrne and Caton Bredar.