FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 19th, 2022
PEACOCK TO LIVE STREAM NBC’S TRIPLE CROWN HORSE RACES FOR THE FIRST TIME
NBC Sports Presents the 148th Kentucky Derby Live Saturday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC & Peacock
Preakness Stakes is Saturday, May 21 at 4 p.m. ET, Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 11 at 5 p.m. ET – Both on NBC & Peacock
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 19, 2022 – Peacock will live stream NBC’s Triple Crown horse races for the first time this spring, beginning Saturday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m. ET, when NBC and Peacock present the 148th Kentucky Derby. NBC Sports will present more than 20 hours of Triple Crown coverage across NBC, USA Network, CNBC and Peacock this spring.
Two weeks after NBC Sports’ five-hour Kentucky Derby show, Peacock will simul-stream NBC’s live broadcast of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 21 at 4 p.m. ET. Then on Saturday, June 11 at 5 p.m. ET, NBC and Peacock will present the Belmont Stakes.
Previously, Peacock live streamed NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2021 Breeders’ Cup Classic from Del Mar, Calif.
|2022 TRIPLE CROWN HORSE RACING SCHEDULE (ALL TIMES ET)|
|Fri., May 6||1 p.m.||Kentucky Oaks||USA Network|
|Sat., May 7||Noon||Kentucky Derby early races||USA Network|
|Sat., May 7||2:30 p.m.||148th Kentucky Derby||NBC, Peacock|
|Fri., May 20||5 p.m.||Black-Eyed Susan||USA Network|
|Sat., May 21||2 p.m.||Preakness Stakes early races||CNBC|
|Sat., May 21||4 p.m.||147th Preakness Stakes||NBC, Peacock|
|Sat., June 11||3 p.m.||Belmont Stakes early races||CNBC|
|Sat., June 11||5 p.m.||154th Belmont Stakes||NBC, Peacock|
NBC SPORTS AND HORSE RACING: NBC Sports 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.
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