Keyword: TVG

  • TVG Adds Handel as Special Adviser

    Veteran racetrack executive Hal Handel, who left his position earlier this year as executive vice president and chief operating officer for the New York Racing Association, has joined TVG as a special adviser.

  • CHRB Defers ADW Licenses Over Guild Insurance

    The decision by Churchill Downs Inc. to drop a longstanding insurance agreement with the Jockeys' Guild could have ramifications in California for the company's advance deposit wagering firm TwinSpires.com.

  • Report: Betfair Customers Not Told of Theft

    Betfair, the largest operator of exchange wagering in the world, admitted it did not inform its customers that details of millions of credit cards were stolen in a 2010 cyber attack, the UK Press Association reported.

  • TVG Unveils Breeders' Cup Contest

    TVG has created a multi-race contest that will culminate with this year's TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5.

  • Rudulph Leaving TVG

    Ken Rudulph, the first person to appear on-air for TVG when it was launched in 1999, will depart the network at the close of the current Del Mar meet.

  • HRTV's Limited Access Draws Board Action

    Unhappy with Santa Anita's plan for distribution of its television signal on racing network HRTV, the California Horse Racing Board suggested the track should broadcast its upcoming fall meet on rival TVG.

  • TVG to Present Del Mar Coverage

    TVG, America's Horseracing Network, will be the exclusive broadcast network of the 2011 Del Mar race meet, offering live, on-site coverage beginning opening day, Wednesday, July 20.

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    Royal Ascot Action Will Air on TVG

    TVG will have live, on-site coverage of the five-day, 2011 Royal Ascot meet from England that begins Tuesday, June 14 and runs through Saturday, June 18. Each day's card will air from 9 a.m. -- 1 p.m. EDT.

  • TVG's Late DDouble Show Back at Keeneland

    TVG's innovative Late DDouble show, which boosted handle in the late double wagering pool in its inaugural season in 2010, returns April 15 from Keeneland. The show will feature the Maker's Mark Mile (gr. IT).

  • TVG to Air Lone Star Park Races

    TVG and Lone Star Park have announced an agreement under which the racing television network will air the Dallas, Texas-area track's 2011 spring Thoroughbred meet that begins April 14 and runs through July 10.

  • TVG Eliminates 20 Positions

    TVG has eliminated 20 positions, including some of those held by on-air racing analysts, in what was termed a "streamlining" move by the company owner, British-based Betfair.

  • ADW Companies Get California Extensions

    Satisfied that owners were getting as much as possible for purses from a recent state increase in takeout, the California Horse Racing Board granted three advance deposit wagering companies one-year extensions Jan. 20.

  • Goldikova in her 2010 BC Mile victory.<br>

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    The Envelope Please: Eclipse Awards Day

    One of the most hotly debated races for Horse of the Year honors in recent memory will conclude tonight, Monday, Jan. 17, with the announcement of whether it is finalist (in alphabetical order) Blame, Goldikova, or Zenyatt

  • TVG to Give Away Zenyatta DVD

    TVG has announced that the first 10,000 racing fans attending the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5 will receive a free commemorative Zenyatta DVD.

  • Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Schwarzenegger Signs Calif. Takeout Increase

    California legislation increasing the takeout rate for exotic wagers beginning this winter and making the state the first in the nation to approve exchange betting was signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Sept. 23.

  • Belmont Park

    Numbers Game: No Room For Belmont on TVG

    Many viewers who tuned into Television Games Network on Saturday, Sept. 11 expecting to see live racing from Belmont Park may have been surprised when they were unable to do so for much of the day.

  • TVG, Oak Tree in Sponsorship Arrangement

    TVG announced Sept. 9 that it has been designated exclusive TV partner of the 2010 Oak Tree at Hollywood Park race meet and title sponsor of two of the meet's premier events--the Lady's Secret and Clement L. Hirsch.

  • Calif. OKs Exchange Wagering, Takeout Hike

    California legislation that would redirect perhaps as much as $70 million from winning bets to purses and make the state the first in the nation to approve head-to-head wagering on horse races gained approval Aug. 31.

  • Kentucky Senate President David Williams

    Williams Says Racing Issues 'Complicated'

    Kentucky Senate President David Williams said April 27 issues in the horse racing and pari-mutuel industry are "complicated," but lawmakers intend to continue working on ways to strengthen the business.

  • TVG Named TV Partner of 2010 Claiming Crown

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and the National Horseman's Benevolent and Protective Association announced that TVG will be the official television partner of the 2010 Claiming Crown at Canterbury Park.

  • PhoneBet TV Viewers Will Be in the Dark

    Comcast, the broadcasting network of Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack's daily television show PhoneBet TV, has announced it will remove the show from its lineup effective March 31.