HRTV'S "FASIG-TIPTON PURSUIT OF THE CROWN, PRESENTED BY TWINSPIRES.COM," MAKES SEASONAL DEBUT THIS THURSDAY, FEB. 6
Weekly Show Follows the Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown Trails
Arcadia, CA, Feb. 4, 2014 -- With the important prep races on the road to the Kentucky Derby hitting high gear, HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, will offer racing fans the latest information on the Triple Crown trail when it unveils the seasonal premiere of the weekly "Fasig-Tipton Pursuit of the Crown, presented by Twinspires.com" show, beginning this Thursday, February 6 (8 p.m. ET).
The informative show will not only focus on the upcoming 140th edition of the "Run for the Roses" from Churchill Downs, set for Saturday, May 3, but also the other two Triple Crown stops -- the Preakness (May 17) from Pimlico Racecourse, and the Belmont Stakes from Belmont Park (June 7).
Laffit Pincay, III will host the show, and he will be joined by analyst Millie Ball. Scott Hazelton will again provide additional Triple Crown news and added perspective.
The 30-minute show provides detailed interviews with key personalities -- owners, trainers, jockeys -- involved with Derby and Triple Crown contenders, in addition to offering analysis and profiles of the top 3-year-olds from HRTV's experts.
Beginning on Sunday, February 23 (8 p.m. ET), HRTV will again introduce a second weekly installment of "Fasig-Tipton Pursuit of the Crown, presented by Twinspires.com" to its programming schedule. This half-hour show, slated for each Sunday, will offer an instant recap of the weekend's stakes races that have Triple Crown implications.
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