"NTRA 2Day at the Races" to Debut Feb. 3

"NTRA 2Day at the Races" will make its 2001 series debut with a special live telecast from Santa Anita Park Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. (EST) on ESPN2. The program will feature the Strub Stakes, as well as taped coverage of the Donn Handicap from Gulfstream Park and the San Vicente Stakes, co-feature at Santa Anita that day.

"NTRA 2Day at the Races" will feature 10 hours of coverage on 20 air dates between February and December. More than 60 stakes at about 30 different tracks are on the schedule.

Here's the schedule for the first quarter of 2001:

Feb. 3 (6:30-7 p.m.): Strub Stakes and San Vicente Stakes from Santa Anita: Donn Handicap from Gulfstream.

Feb. 25 (1-1:30 a.m): Las Flores Handicap from Santa Anita; John B. Connally Breeders' Cup Turf, Sam Houston Turf Cup Sprint, and Jersey Lilly Stakes from Sam Houston Race Park.

Mar. 4 (11:30 p.m. to midnight): Rampart Handicap from Gulfstream; San Carlos Handicap from Santa Anita; John Battaglia Memorial from Turfway Park; Los Alamitos Winter Championship from Los Alamitos.

Mar. 17 (5:30-6 p.m.): Bonnie Miss Stakes from Gulfstream; Toboggan Handicap from Aqueduct.

Mar. 25 (4:30-5 p.m.): Sportsman's Park Breeders' Cup Handicap; Cicada Stakes from Aqueduct; Rushaway Stakes from Turfway.