Keyword: TVG

  • Same Goal

    <i>By Graeme Beaton</i> -- We're all after that one horse that will show them who's best! The dream of that "Big One" keeps us going.

  • TVG Wins Court Ruling Against Youbet

    To comply with a court order handed down Thursday, Youbet.com will delay its annual shareholders meeting so it can provide information on the ramifications of a majority buyout by Gemstar Inc., parent company of Television Games Network.

  • CHRB, Tracks Debate Account Wagering

    The California Horse Racing Board took a first look at the knotted issue of changing the way account-deposit wagering is conducted in the state by requiring racetrack associations -- as a condition to operate -- to negotiate agreements for handling wagers with all legal operators.

  • Here and There

    National Museum of Racing to honor Peb...NJ holds Thoroughbred Festival Sept. 20...TVG Contestants Can Win a Date with Dergen... More racing programming hits the airwaves in Baltimore...Calder gears up for Festival of the Sun and Horse Fair 2003.

  • TVG Sues Youbet to Protect Voting Interest

    TV Games Network, a shareholder in Youbet.com with an option to buy a majority interest in the company, has filed a lawsuit against Youbet for proposed changes to voting and term limits for its board of directors.

  • TVG to Televise Keeneland September Sale

    TV Games Network will offer exclusive live network coverage of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale next Monday through Wednesday (September 8-10), with reports from the Keeneland Sales Pavilion beginning each day at 1 p.m. Eastern and continuing until 7 p.m.

  • TVG Revenues Soar

    TVG Network reported that revenues for the quarter ending June 30 totaled $3.9 million, an increase of 82.7% over the same period one year ago. For the first six months of this year, revenues rose 91.4% from the year-earlier period to total $5.8 million.

  • Maryland Jockey Club Sues TVG

    A lawsuit against TV Games Network was filed in U.S. District Court in Baltimore by the Maryland Jockey Club for the network's inability to maintain a three-month average of $230 million in gross handle, which the suit claims is part of the contract between the two entities.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    Summer Tubing

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- It's almost August and the racing season is in full swing as major horses prep for this fall's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. Thanks to TVG, you can see it all from your living room.

  • Former Officers of TVG Parent Charged by SEC

    Henry Yuen, the former chairman and CEO of Gemstar-TV Guide International, parent company of the Television Games Network (TVG), has been charged in a civil lawsuit by the Securities and Exchange Commission with securities fraud, lying to auditors, and falsifying the company's books.

  • TVG to Air Pincay Documentary

    TVG will re-air an original 30-minute documentary on Laffit Pincay Jr. April 30 and May 1. "Ride to the Record,˜ filmed in 1999, chronicles the life of the "world's winningest rider.˜

  • Here and There

    Bits and pieces from around the industry...

  • The Works Highlight TVG Derby Coverage

    "The Works," will once again highlight the TVG pre-race coverage of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, both grade I. The series of eight half-hour shows will air at 11:30 a.m. (EST) beginning April 24 and continuing through May 1. The shows will be replayed each evening and prior to the following morning's telecasts.

  • DIRECTV Part of Package Purchased by News Corp.

    In a deal announced April 9, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., part owner of TV Games Network parent Gemstar-TV Guide, would acquire General Motors' stake in Hughes Electronics and another piece of Hughes from public shareholders.

  • Gemstar Reports Net Loss; TVG Revenue on Rise

    Gemstar-TV Guide International reported a net loss of $6.23 billion, mainly from write-downs for goodwill, for fiscal year 2002. Meanwhile, the company's interactive platform sector, which includes the TV Games Network, posted revenue gains.

  • TVG to Air Dubai World Cup

    Television Games Network will present live coverage of the Dubai World Cup program March 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST.

  • Cox Cable to Carry TVG

    The Television Games Network (TVG) announced today it has reached a multi-year agreement with Atlanta-based Cox Communications, Inc. to carry the 24-hour horseracing and interactive waging network.

  • In General, Wagering Up Through Oregon Hubs

    Account wagering through several hubs based in Oregon continued to ramp up in the fourth quarter of 2002, according to figures released by the Oregon Racing Commission.

  • TVG Airs Sales Feature Sunday, Monday

    After a substantial absence, TVG is back in the feature-story business. On Sunday, Feb. 16, the network will air the first installment of a two-part series titled "In Training: The Sales," which will conclude the following evening. Airtime both nights is 8-8:30 p.m. ET.

  • TVG To Air Viewers' Choice Awards

    The most memorable moments and individuals of the 2002 racing season, as selected by TVG viewers, will be announced when the third annual TVG Viewers' Choice Awards is broadcast Feb. 17 on a live 90-minute program from 8:30-10 p.m. (ET).

  • Hong Kong Races on TVG

    The Hong Kong International races on Sunday will be shown on TVG beginning at 2 a.m. (ET). The special 2 1/2 hour telecast will include live coverage the group I Hong Kong Cup, group I Hong Kong Vase, and group I Hong Kong Mile, and tape delayed coverage of the group II Hong Kong Sprint. All races are on turf.

  • TVG to Air Hollywood Stakes This Weekend

    TVG will present live coverage of the Grade I, $200,000 Hollywood Starlet on Saturday and the Grade II, $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap on Sunday as part of "Trackside Live!: Hollywood Park."

  • Here and There

    Rich Wilcke leads Equine Association Management Clinic...Thistledown customer appreciation day is Dec. 21...TVG broadcasts Los Alamitos Million Futurity.

  • Holiday Feast of Racing Scheduled on TVG

    Viewers of the Television Games Network (TVG) can expect a real horseracing feast this Thanksgiving Holiday weekend as the network will present nine graded stakes races from the West to East Coast. Included are three grade I races, three grade II events and three grade III features, with live racing action from Hollywood Park, Churchill Downs, and Aqueduct.

  • Gulfstream BC Handicap winner Cetewayo among contenders in this weekend&#39;s Hollywood Turf Cup.

    Turf Cup Lures Big Field from Both Coasts

    Eleven older horses, including East Coast-based invaders Cetewayo and Rochester, have been entered for Saturday's 1 1/2-mile Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT).

  • For Amoss, It's the Best of Both Worlds

    Tom Amoss is pulling double duty these days at Arlington Park. He trains Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile contender Lone Star Sky, and he serves as an analyst on the "The Works," the popular daily program on the TV Games Network.

  • TVG's "The Works" Begins Friday

    TVG announced Oct. 17 that its popular program, "The Works," sponsored by the NTRA and Breeders' Cup, will kick off the network's coverage of the 2002 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships tomorrow with the first of seven, one-hour shows airing from 11 a.m.-noon (EDT) through Thursday, Oct. 24.

  • TVG Announces Breeders' Cup Coverage

    TVG's popular show "The Works," will begin Oct. 18 and air through Oct. 24, two days prior to the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Arlington Park.

  • Gemstar CEO Resigns; to Focus on International Development

    Henry Yuen has resigned as chief executive officer of Gemstar-TV Guide International and will be replaced by Jeff Shell, the company announced Oct. 8. Gemstar-TV Guide is the parent company of the TV Games Network.

  • TVG Expands 'The Finish Line'

    To offer in-depth, post-race coverage of the large number of Breeders' Cup prep races on tap this week, TVG's weekly magazine show, "The Finish Line," will expand from one to two hours this Sunday (October 6), and will air in a new time slot, beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET, the network announced.

  • TVG To Show Prix de l'Arc Triomphe Live

    TVG will present exclusive live coverage of Sunday's €1.6 million Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr. I) from Longchamp Racecourse outside of Paris during a special three-hour program airing from 9 a.m.-Noon EDT. Post time for the Arc, a 1 1/2-mile race for horses 3-and-up, is 11:30 a.m. ET.