FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
BELMONT STAKES CONFERENCE CALL TODAY, WED., JUNE 3 AT 1:30 P.M. ET
Dial 719-325-2376 to Participate
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 3, 2015 – NBC Sports Group’s Triple Crown production and broadcast team will preview coverage of the 147th Belmont Stakes on a conference call today, Wednesday, June 3 at 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 a.m. PT.
Participants include veteran NBC Sports commentator Tom Hammond; analysts Randy Moss and Hall of Fame jockey and two-time Belmont winner Jerry Bailey; analysts/handicappers Eddie Olczyk and Bob Neumeier; race caller Larry Collmus; coordinating producer of NBC Sports’ horse racing coverage Rob Hyland; NBC Sports’ horse racing director, Drew Esocoff; and Jon Miller, president, programming, NBC Sports and NBCSN.
Dial 719-325-2376 to participate; conference call ID 1172623.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner American Pharoah runs for history, aiming to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, as NBC Sports Group presents the 147th Belmont Stakes this Saturday, June 6, at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Coverage from Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., begins Friday, June 5, at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Following is a full schedule of NBC Sports Group’s Belmont Stakes programming:
THE BELMONT STAKES (all times ET)
|Fri., June 5||3:30 p.m.||Belmont Stakes Access||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 6||2:30 p.m.||Belmont Stakes Prep||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 6||4:30 p.m.||Belmont Stakes||NBC|
|Sat., June 6||7 p.m.||Belmont Stakes Post-Race Show||NBCSN|
The NBCSN Twitter handle, @NBCSN, will live stream the Belmont Draw via Periscope today, Wednesday, June 3, at Noon ET from Rockefeller Center, which will determine the post positions on Saturday. Immediately following the Belmont Stakes is Game 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final, when the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Chicago Blackhawks at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla., at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–