Keyword: HRTV

  • Buffalo Soldiers

    The New Buffalo Soldiers keep the memory of the original Buffalo Soldiers alive.

  • Gulfstream Park

    A look at Gulfstream Park's important meet, including the history of the track.

  • Mered Therapy Horse

    Mered was the first horse named to the Sonoma County Horse Council Equus Hall of Fame for his work with kids at the Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Crown April 10

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing the pursuit of the Triple Crown. This week's edition includes previews of the Arkansas Derby and Blues Grass Stakes, and recaps of the Wood Memorial, Santa Anita Derby, and Illinois Derby.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Crown April 3

    Featuring previews of the Santa Anita Derby (including words from Bob Baffert and Julio Canani), Wood Memorial, and Illinois Derby, and recaps of the Florida Derby and the UAE Derby. Plus, updates on Charitable Man and Dunkirk.

  • UC Davis Horse Barn

    The history and functions of the UC Davis Horse Barn, which has changed from a carriage house, to a remount station for the cavalry, to today's use as an educational center for equine reproduction and management.Also included is the story of the Thoroughbred stallion Gunrock, who became the official mascot of the university.

  • Drug Testing

    The process and procedures for testing for drugs in race horses.

  • The animal-rights group PETA is pushing for reform at 2-year-olds in training sales.

    HRTV to Cover Keeneland Juvenile Sale

    HRTV will provide live coverage of Keeneland's sale of 2-year-olds in training, which is scheduled for April 6 and 7 in Lexington. Sessions begin each evening at 7 p.m. (EDT).

  • CDI Moves to Protect TrackNet, HRTV

    Churchill Downs Inc. has moved to protect its interest in joint ventures with bankrupt Magna Entertainment Corp. by joining in a flurry of objections filed recently in a Delaware federal court.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Crown March 27

    Featuring previews of the Florida Derby (including an interview with Todd Pletcher, trainer of Dunkirk) and UAE Derby, a recap of the Lane's End, and works for Chocolate Candy and Pioneerof the Nile.

  • Chelokee

    Chelokee's rise to prominence and recovery from injury.

  • Trainer Jorge Periban

    Trainer Jorge Periban's journey from stooping for tickets to top trainer.

  • HRTV to Broadcast Charles Town Racing

    Charles Town Races & Slots and HRTV have reached an agreement to allow the West Virginia track's races to be shown live on the racing network beginning March 18. It's the first time racing from Charles Town will receive daily in-home television coverage.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Crown March 13

    This week's episode includes a recap of the Gotham, previews of the Rebel, San Felipe, and Louisiana Derby, Rachel Alexandra, Nicanor, and an international report - Deposer.

  • Alex Solis II

    Alex Solis II, son of jockey Alex Solis, has made is mark on racing has a Bloodstock agent and owner with horses like The Pamplemousse, Lavender Sky, and Daytona.

  • Patrick Husbands

    Canadian Triple Crown winning jockey Patrick Husbands

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Crown March 6

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing the pursuit of the Triple Crown. This week's episode includes recaps of the Fountain of Youth and Sham, a focus on Stardom Bound - comparing her to Winning Colors, a look at the Kentucky Derby Challenge Stakes, and a preview of the Gotham.

  • Santa Anita Park is among the assets owned by MEC to be sold separately.

    MEC: Other Assets to be Sold Separately

    Several assets owned by Magna Entertainment Corp. will apparently be offered separately for sale from a $195-million "stalking horse bid" its parent company has tendered in relation to MEC's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing March 5.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Crown Feb 27

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing the pursuit of the Triple Crown. This week's episode includes the News Update - featuring an update on Big Drama, previews of the Fountain of Youth and the Sham, and Siegel's Sleeper - Mr. Hot Stuff.

  • Magnum

    The Herricks love for black horses led them to purchase the Argentine bred Magnum.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Crown Feb 20

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing the pursuit of the Triple Crown. The debut episode includes a recap of last week's action, the Southwest, the San Vicente, the Sam F. Davis, and the UAE 2000 Guineas. Plus, Dunkirk's allowance win, Jeff Siegel's Top 10, and a look back at the 2008 Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

  • David Hofmans

    Appreciation for the horses and the people around them have kept trainer David Hofmans at the top of the game.

  • Unusual Heat

    California's leading sire in 2008, Unusual Heat made his way to the top through the efforts of Barry Abrams and Madeline Auerbach.

  • Russell Baze

    Baze Tops Portland Meadows 'Challenge'

    Thoroughbred racing's all-time winning jockey Russell Baze and three of his colleagues will fly up from Northern California to take on four of the top riders at Portland Meadows Jan. 7 in the first Golden Gate versus Portland Meadows Jockey Challenge sponsored by XpressBet.

  • Big Brown Part 1

    A look back at the career of Big Brown including interviews with Paul Pompa, Jr., Michael Iavarone, and Gary Stevens.Slideshow: Big Brown at Three Chimneys Slideshow: Big Brown's Racing Career

  • Big Brown Part 2

    A look back at the career of Big Brown including interviews with Paul Pompa, Jr., Michael Iavarone, and Gary Stevens.Slideshow: Big Brown at Three Chimneys Slideshow: Big Brown's Racing Career

  • HRTV to Cover November Sale

    HRTV's coverage of the sale will be interspersed throughout the network's live airing of the final races from both Churchill Downs and Aqueduct, which begin earlier in the afternoon.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Cup Oct 10 (Video)

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing each division of the Breeders' Cup. This episode includes works from Curlin and Big Brown, recaps of the Spinster, Alcibiades, and Frizette and much, much more.

  • Dancinginmydreams

    The Phipps owned Dancinginmydreams suffered a life-threatening racing injury, but with intensive therapy, she has gone on to be a Grade 1 producing broodmare.

  • McDynamo

    A profile of five-time Breeders' Cup Steeplechase Champion McDynamo

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Cup Oct 3 (Video)

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing each division of the Breeders' Cup. This episode includes recaps of the Jockey Club Gold Cup and the Lady's Secret, previews of the Spinster, Champagne, and Frizette, and much, much more.

  • McKay's Maryland - Part 2

    Jim McKay's family and friends pay tribute to the man and his career. Watch Part 1 here.

  • McKay's Maryland - Part 1

    Part 1 of the story of legendary sportscaster Jim McKay, who vision created the Maryland Million.  Watch Part 2 here.

  • JC Gold Cup to be Televised on ESPNEWS

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, in conjunction with the New York Racing Association, announced that the Sept. 27 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) at Belmont Park will be televised live on ESPNEWS.

  • No Network TV Coverage for Weekend Races

    Despite 12 grade I stakes this weekend at Belmont Park and Oak Tree at Santa Anita, the only TV coverage will be provided by TVG and HRTV, although a spokesperson for the NTRA said the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I), featuring Curlin, may be shown on ESPN Classic or ESPN News. That, however, has yet to be decided.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Cup Sept 19 (Video)

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing each division of the Breeders' Cup. This episode includes recaps of the Futurity and the Arlington-Washington Futurity and the Monmouth Stakes, preview of the Fitz Dixon Cotillion Stakes, and much, much more.

  • Princess Rooney

    A visit with the 1984 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) champion at Gentry Farm in Kentucky, where she spends her days as a "mom" for the farm's yearlings.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Cup Sept 12 (Video)

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing each division of the Breeders' Cup. This episode includes an preview of the Monmouth Stakes, a Recap of the Woodbine Mine, previews of the Futurity and the Arlington-Washington Futurity, and much, much more.

  • Old Friends

    Michael Blowen's Old Friends Equine Retirement Facility grew in response to the tragic death of Ferdinand, and is the only one of its kind that accepts stallions. To read more about the fascinating story of Old Friends and to see photographs of some of racing's most revered retirees, check out the new book by Barbara D. Livingston, More Old Friends. A two-part collector’s edition containing Old Friends & More Old Friends is also available.

  • Clyde Martin

    Owner, trainer, jockey: Clyde Martin does it all from his Delaware Park home base.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Cup Sept 5 (Video)

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing each division of the Breeders' Cup. This episode includes an analysis of the Woodward, a review of the Juveniles, a preview of the Ruffian and much, much more.

  • HRTV: Pursuit of the Cup Aug 28 (Video)

    HRTV's weekly series analyzing each division of the Breeders' Cup. This 2008 debut episode includes a discussion of the 2-day format and the Pro-ride surface, an analysis of the Pacific Classic, a look ahead to the Spinaway and the Hopeful and much more.

  • Larry Jones & Eight Belles

    An inside look at trainer Larry Jones. From Hard Spun, Proud Spell to the tragic events at the 2008 Kentucky Derby with Eight Belles.

  • Live Coverage Planned for September Sale

    Keeneland Productions and HRTV are partnering to provide live coverage of the opening two days of the September yearling sale, September 8-9, which are select sessions.