Greg Wolf will host TVG's show and will be joined by TVG analyst Frank Lyons from TVG's studios in Los Angeles to provide in-depth race coverage including features on the Arc contestants, handicapping and race information.
TVG will present live coverage of Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I), Europe's most prestigious horse race, from Longchamp Racecourse outside of Paris during a special two-hour program airing from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET. Post time for the Arc, a 1 1/2-miles race for horses three and up, is 11:30 a.m. ET.HorseRacing TV (HRTV) will also provide Longchamp coverage as it broadcasts five group I races during Sunday's Arc Day. HRTV's racing day will commence early, with co-hosts Jon White and Joanne Jones picking up the action from France at 8:30 a.m. ET (5:30 a.m. PT). It is HRTV‚s second year of covering Arc Day.Both networks will show the €1.6 million Arc, which has a post time of 11:30 a.m. (ET). The race is contested at 1 1/2 miles on the turf, and is held each year on the first Sunday in October. The race has been run annually since 1920. HRTV will show four other group I races--the Prix de l' Abbaye (9 a.m.), a prep for the Breeders‚ Cup Sprint (gr. I), the Prix de l' Opera (9:35 a.m.), a prep for the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT), the Prix Marcel Boussac (10:10 a.m.), a prep for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), and the Grand Criterium (10:45 a.m.), a prep for the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I). The Prix du Grand Hotel Barrierire (11:15 a.m.) rounds out the coverage.TVG's show will also carry live coverage of the €250,000 Prix Marcel Boussac (2-year-old fillies at one mile) and the €350,00 Grand Criterium (2-year-olds going seven furlongs), and same-day coverage of the €200,000 Prix de l'Abbaye (3-year-olds and up at five furlongs). TVG will also present taped coverage of the €250,000 Prix de l'Opera (fillies & mares three-and-up at 1 ?-miles) and the €200,000 Prix du Cadran (horses four-and-up at 2-1/2 miles). High Chaparral, winner of last year's Breeders' Cup Turf, will be the likely favorite in the Arc. Coming off a victory in the Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I), he will be challenged by the respective winners of this year's English and French Derbies, Kris Kin and Dalakhani, as well as by Ange Gabriel, Doyen, Mubtaker and Vinnie Roe.