The National Thoroughbred Racing Association’s website, NTRA.com, will offer free, live video streaming of the July 24 Lady’s Secret Stakes from Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. The Lady’s Secret, to be run at 1 1/8 miles on the main track, is scheduled to attract 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra.
The Lady’s Secret Stakes is one of several important races leading to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships that will be Webcast this year on NTRA Live! The series will feature interviews with on-track analysts; live chats with viewers; pre-and post-race analysis; free DRF past performance data, including its new EasyForm past performances; handicapping selections; a one-click link to wagering opportunities at TVG; and other original and unique programming components.
According to a release, the July 24 program (start time TBD, depending on race scheduling) will be anchored by ESPN/ABC analyst and NFL Network host Randy Moss, who will analyze the Lady’s Secret and interview one or more of its trainers prior to post time. Executive producer of the NTRA Live! Webcasts is Tim Turrell, who has produced numerous telecasts on horse racing and other sports for ESPN, The Golf Channel and others. Access to the Webcast is free.
In addition to the Webcast on NTRA.com, the Lady’s Secret Stakes will be broadcast live on TVG and selected Fox Sports regional affiliates around the country.
Starting the night of July 23 at approximately 11:00 p.m. ET, fans will also be able to see a virtual running of this year’s Lady’s Secret Stakes at the site of the new NTRA Virtual Horse Racing Game, www.ntra.com/virtualracing. Each week, virtual presentations of selected stakes races during the upcoming weekend will be showcased. All highlighted virtual races will contain the race’s actual competitors with their real-life racing characteristics depicted.