"We are proud to again be taking the lead in network coverage of the Keeneland July sale," said TVG executive producer Tony Allevato. "While it's hard to predict exactly what will take place, we do know that viewers tuning in to watch the coverage will experience the drama and excitement generated by the world's leading horse buyers spending many millions of dollars on what they hope will turn out the be horse racing's future stars.""TVG did an outstanding job covering last year's July Sale, adding a new dimension and an insider's view for horse racing fans everywhere," said Keeneland director of sales Geoffrey Russell.
TVG will offer live coverage and analysis of the Keeneland July select yearling sale July 15 and 16 from 7-10:30 p.m.Todd Schrupp, Caton Bredar, Frank Lyons and Jeff Lifson will be live from the Keeneland sale pavilion.Schrupp, Lyons, Lifson, and trainer Gary Mandella will kick off coverage Sunday, June 30, with a special two-hour program called "The Sales-A Keeneland July Preview" airing from 10 a.m.-noon. The show will offer analysis along with a look at some of the yearlings in this year's sale. It will be rebroadcast several times, including July 3 (10:30 a.m.), July 4 (10 a.m.), July 6 (10 a.m.), July 10 (10:30 a.m.), July 11 (10 a.m.), July 13 (10 a.m.) and July 15 (9 a.m.).