FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
*PROGRAMMING ALERT* – NBC SPORTS PRESENTS TVG’S “TRACKSIDE LIVE” HORSE RACING COVERAGE THIS FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY ON NBCSN AT 4 P.M. ET
TVG “Trackside Live” Simulcast on NBCSN from 4-8 p.m. ET on All Three Days
Live Coverage of Arkansas Derby Headlines Show Next Saturday, May 2
NBCSN’s Live Coverage Will be Streamed on NBCSports.com & the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 23, 2020 – NBC Sports presents 12 hours of live racing coverage this weekend as NBCSN simulcasts TVG’s Trackside Live from 4-8 p.m. ET, starting tomorrow, Friday, April 24 and continuing through Sunday, April 26.
Anchored by several TVG on-air commentators who cover racing every day, including TVG host and NBC Sports reporter Britney Eurton, TVG’s Trackside Live provides fans with live horse racing from various tracks across the country.
Next week’s Trackside Live will provide live coverage of the $750,000 Arkansas Derby, Saturday, May 2, from Oaklawn in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The winner of the Grade 1 race earns 100 qualifying points towards the Kentucky Derby on Sept. 5. The last Arkansas Derby winner to triumph in the Kentucky Derby was historic 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.
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.
Following is this weekend’s NBCSN programming schedule (all times ET, subject to change):
|Fri., Apr. 24||TVG Trackside Live||4 p.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Sat., Apr. 25||TVG Trackside Live||4 p.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Sun., Apr. 26||TVG Trackside Live||4 p.m. – 8 p.m.|
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.