FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
NBC SPORTS EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH TVG FOR “TRACKSIDE LIVE” HORSE RACING COVERAGE ON NBCSN THROUGH MAY
Live Friday Through Sunday Coverage Simulcast on NBCSN Will Continue Through at Least Sunday, May 31
Live Coverage of Arkansas Derby Headlines Saturday, May 2 Show
Coverage Continues This Friday, April 17 Through Sunday, April 19 at 4 p.m. ET Each day
Live Coverage Will be Streamed on NBCSports.com & the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 15, 2020 – NBC Sports has extended its partnership with TVG through at least the end of May, it was announced today.
NBCSN will continue to simulcast TVG’s Trackside Live from Friday through Sunday every week through at least Sunday, May 31, as the networks team up to bring more horse racing to more fans.
Headlining Trackside Live in the coming months will be live coverage of the $750,000 Arkansas Derby on Saturday, May 2, from Oaklawn in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The winner of the Grade 1 race earns 100 qualifying points towards the Sept. 5 Kentucky Derby. The last Arkansas Derby winner to triumph in the Kentucky Derby was historic 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.
Anchored by several TVG on-air talent who cover racing every day, including TVG host and NBC Sports reporter Britney Eurton, Trackside Live provides fans with live horse racing from various tracks across the country.
NBCSN simulcasts of TVG Trackside Live continue this weekend, April 17-19 from 4-8 p.m. ET each day.
Live coverage will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs.
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.