HRTV PROGRAMMING NOTE:
"Fasig-Tipton Pursuit of the Cup, Presented by Twinspires.com" Makes Seasonal Debut on Thursday, August 1
HRTV's popular weekly "Fasig-Tipton Pursuit of the Cup, Presented by Twinspires.com" show, which chronicles the latest happenings leading up to the annual Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, will make its seasonal debut on Thursday, August 1 at 8 p.m. ET.
The opening show will be co-hosted by Laffit Pincay and Jeff Siegel, and it will air in half-hour segments through August. Scott Hazelton will host a number of Thursday editions of POTC, and share the host's chair with Pincay when the show expands to a one-hour format on Sunday, September 1.
The 30th running of the prestigious Breeders' Cup will take place at Santa Anita on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2.
Pincay and Hazelton will be joined by other members of HRTV's outstanding announcing stable, including Kurt Hoover, Millie Ball, and New York-based Richard Migliore.
The informative show offers racing fans weekly primers on all the up-to-date Breeders' Cup information. It features highlights of key stakes races, in-depth analysis, and interviews with prominent racing personalities. It also chronicles the latest developments involving possible Cup entrants, both in the U.S. and the international scene, heading into the two-day Cup extravaganza.