FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 20th, 2019
EDDIE OLCZYK & DYLAN DREYER JOIN NBC SPORTS’ LIVE COVERAGE OF THE PRESTIGIOUS ROYAL ASCOT HORSE RACING MEET TOMORROW & SATURDAY
Dylan Dreyer Reports Live from Ascot on TODAY tomorrow morning, Friday, June 21 on NBC
Olczyk & Dreyer Join Co-hosts Britney Eurton and Nick Luck For Final Two Days of Racing (group photo attached)
NBC Broadcasts Final Day of Royal Ascot This Saturday at 9 a.m. ET
Coverage Streamed Live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 20, 2019 – NBC Sports continues its extensive live coverage of the Royal Meeting in Ascot, England this weekend with more than eight hours of coverage over two days tomorrow, Friday, June 21, at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and concluding Saturday, June 22 at 9 a.m. ET on NBC
Royal Ascot is Britain’s most valuable race meeting and features 30 races, including eight at the world championship “Group One” level. Friday’s coverage will feature six top-class races at Ascot, while Saturday’s coverage will highlight the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes, one of the world’s great international sprint races.
Britney Eurton co-hosts NBC Sports’ comprehensive coverage alongside Nick Luck, while handicapper/analyst Eddie Olczyk handicaps the racing at Ascot for the first time. In addition, NBC News’ Dylan Dreyer will report live from Ascot on TODAY tomorrow morning and join the NBC broadcast on Saturday. On Tuesday’s TODAY show, Dreyer discussed the Royal Procession live at 9 a.m. ET. Click here to see the full clip.
ROYAL ASCOT COVERAGE ON NBCSPORTS.COM & THE NBC SPORTS APP
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage on NBCSN and NBC via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
NBC SPORTS GROUP AND HORSE RACING: NBC Sports Group is the exclusive home to the most important and prestigious events in horse racing, including the Triple Crown, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Royal Ascot, and Pegasus World Cup Invitational Series. NBC has been the exclusive home of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes since 2001, and the Belmont Stakes since 2011, when NBC Sports Group reassembled the Triple Crown. The 2019 Kentucky Derby posted a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 16.5 million viewers across NBC and NBC Sports Digital platforms – up 10% from last year’s race (15.0 million) featuring eventual Triple Crown winner Justify and marking television’s largest Saturday audience since the NFL Divisional Playoffs (Jan. 12, 2019).