HRTV PROGRAMMING NOTE: Network On-Site at Fair Grounds and Gulfstream
Network On-Site at Fair Grounds and Gulfstream on Saturday for Derby Preps & Stakes Action
HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, will kick its Triple Crown coverage into high gear this Saturday when it presents live on-site coverage of the Grade 2, $400,000 Risen Star from the Fair Grounds, and continues with its meet-long presence at Gulfstream Park for the Grade 2, $400,000 Fountain of Youth, another key Kentucky Derby prep.
The network's Scott Hazelton will be in New Orleans to cover the big day of racing, which also includes the $200,000 Rachel Alexandra, and two $150,000 events -- the Fair Grounds Handicap and the Mineshaft.
Caton Bredar, who has been stationed at Gulfstream for HRTV's "Xpressbet Xtra" enhanced coverage since the meet's opening, will be joined by Laffit Pincay, III for a spectacular day of racing in Hallandale. Additional stakes on the card include: the $200,000 Davona Dale and the $150,000 Canadian Turf Stakes.
HRTV's on-site talent at both tracks will provide viewers with the latest happenings for each outstanding card, as well as key analysis, interviews, and more, leading into the key races. The Risen Star (5:25 p.m. CT post time) has drawn a 14-horse field, while 13 are slated to go postward in the Fountain of Youth (5:33 p.m. ET post time).
HRTV, The Network for Horse Sports, is a television-based multimedia network dedicated to equine sports. HRTV’s programming features horseracing from top U.S. and international racetracks, as well as a wide range of world-class English and Western horse competitions, news, original programming and award-winning documentaries covering the world of horse sports. The live stream of HRTV is available on a subscription basis to high-speed Internet users worldwide at www.hrtv.com. In the U.S., the HRTV television network is available via telco, cable and satellite in over 19 million homes.
Contact: Scott Cooper, HRTV, 609-391-8166