Keyword: CBS

  • Fager to Deliver Thoroughbred Owner Conference Keynote

    Jeff Fager, the award-winning executive producer of CBS News’ “60 Minutes” and a Thoroughbred owner, will deliver the keynote address when OwnerView and BloodHorse host the fourth Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Del Mar, Calif., this fall.

  • This sign, created by Tonia Marynell, pays tribute to Exceller, Ferdinand, and Old Friends.

    Old Friends Gets TV Exposure, Retirement Plan

    A segment on the CBS Evening News generated some positive feedback for Old Friends, the equine retirement facility that has a deal with a racing partnership group to create a retirement plan for horses.

  • Back-to-back Derby winner Jimmy Winkfield featured on evening news.

    CBS News to Feature Jockey Winkfield

    African-American jockey Jimmy Winkfield, who won back-to-back runnings of the Kentucky Derby at the turn of the 20th century, is the subject of a feature on the CBS "Evening News" that will air today, Monday, Jan. 17.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Betting on Television

    <i>By Ray Paulick </i> -- Personal experience confirms that people would rather bet on races they can watch on television.

  • CBS to Televise Stakes Triple Saturday

    The "NTRA Summer Racing Tour On CBS," presented by Long John Silver's, visits Belmont Park, Monmouth Park, and Arlington Park for live racing this Saturday from 5:00-6:00 p.m. (ET).

  • NTRA Offers National Pick Three Wager Saturday

    The first of three national pick three wagers sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association will be offered Saturday, linking the $250,000 Dallas Turf Cup Handicap, the $250,000 Hollywood Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. II), and the $750,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I).

  • NTRA Summer Racing Tour to Air on CBS

    The "NTRA Summer Racing Tour," presented by Long John Silver's, will air on CBS in June and July. Featuring races in four Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships divisions (Classic, Distaff, Turf and Mile), the three one-hour shows will air on June 15, June 29 and July 6 from 5-6:00 p.m. (ET).

  • Broun Tribute to Air on Sunday

    CBS News' "Sunday Morning" show, hosted by Charles Osgood, will include a tribute to Heywood Hale Broun Sept. 9. The television commentator, author, and longtime Thoroughbred owner, died Wednesday after a short illness. He was 83.

  • NTRA Champions TV Ratings Are Steady

    The last of four programs in the NTRA Champions series on CBS earned an overnight rating of 1.1 and captured 3% of the viewing audience. The ratings equaled the combined numbers for last year's NTRA Champions on Fox series.

  • NTRA Champions Ratings Are Stable

    The NTRA Champions series is holding its own on CBS. The first three of four programs have earned a combined 1.1 rating and a 3% market share, which is identical to the combined ratings the series earned on Fox last year.

  • NTRA Champions Hits Slump

    The final television rating for the NTRA Champions Series' second of four programs slid to 0.9 and earned a 3% market share. A direct comparison with last year' s series on Fox is not possible because schedules are too different, but the rating is lower than anything seen a year ago.

  • Good Start for NTRA Champions on CBS

    The first of four programs on the revamped NTRA Champions series started well with a final television rating of 1.4. The rating was an 8% improvement over best rating earned last year when the series was on Fox.

  • NTRA Champions Ratings Improve

    The revamped NTRA Champions Series got off to a good start June 10 with an overnight rating of 1.7 and attracted 4% of the viewing market. Last year's version of the series on Fox collectively earned earned a 1.1 rating and a 3% market share.

  • 'NTRA Champions' Series to Begin on CBS

    More than $5 million in purses and more than $100,000 in bonus money will be available through the 11-race "NTRA Champions" series on CBS in June and July. The network will air five hours of programming during four programs.

  • CBS Taking Over 'Champions' Series

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Thursday that the "NTRA Champions" series is moving to CBS next year. An abbreviated version of the series, which began in 1999 on the Fox network, will begin after the Triple Crown and include races on the dirt and turf. CBS will air four shows spanning five hours and each show will feature a dirt race and turf race.