ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2014) — HRTV ® , The Network for Horse Sports, will give racing fans their first look at the horses pre-entered for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships when it airs a special live Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entry show from Santa Anita Park on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. ET.
The one-hour program will be hosted by Laffit Pincay, III and Christina Blacker, and along with Scott Hazelton, they will reveal the pre-entered fields for all 13 Breeders’ Cup grade I races. The two-day extravaganza — which offers $26 million in purses and awards — will be contested at Santa Anita on Friday, Oct. 31, and Saturday, Nov. 1.
The informative trio will give their initial reactions and analysis of the pre-entries. HRTV will also go around the country and provide interviews with some of the top trainers in Thoroughbred racing for comments and reaction on their pre-entered horses.
The one-hour program will also be streamed live at www.breederscup.com
Contacts: Scott Cooper, HRTV, 609-391-8166
Jim Gluckson, Breeders’ Cup, 212-230-9512
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.
About Breeders’ Cup
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2014 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 grade I races and purses totaling $26 million, will be held October 31-Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and YouTube