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Thursday, February 29th, 2024

NBC SPORTS CONTINUES COVERAGE OF HORSE RACING’S 1/ST RACING TOUR FROM GULFSTREAM PARK THIS SATURDAY LIVE AT 5 P.M. ET ON CNBC AND PEACOCK

Coverage Features Three Live Races Headlined by Coolmore Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2)

Britney Eurton Hosts Saturday’s Coverage with Jerry Bailey, Randy Moss, Michelle Yu, and Matt Bernier

Nine Weeks to the 150th Kentucky Derby – Saturday, May 4, at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock

STAMFORD, Conn. – February 29, 2024  With nine weeks until the 150th running of the Kentucky Derby, NBC Sports presents continuing coverage of the 1/ST RACING TOUR this Saturday, March 2, live at 5 p.m. ET on CNBC and Peacock. The hour and a half long program, featuring three live races, will be headlined by the $400,000 Coolmore Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) from 1/ST’s Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

Dornoch, winner of the 2023 Remsen Stakes (G2) and a full-brother to 2023 Kentucky Derby winner Mage, is the morning-line favorite in the Coolmore Fountain of Youth Stakes, which awards 50 Kentucky Derby qualification points to the winner of the race.

The additional stakes races that will be presented live on CNBC and Peacock are the Honey Fox Stakes (G3) and Canadian Turf Stakes (G3) from Gulfstream Park.

Britney Eurton hosts Saturday’s coverage alongside analyst and Hall of Fame jockey Jerry Bailey, analyst Randy Moss, and reporters Michelle Yu and Matt Bernier. Yu will report on-site from Santa Anita and Bernier will report on-site from Gulfstream.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will stream live coverage to desktops, mobile, tablets, and connected TVs via authentication, giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high-quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.

NBC SPORTS AND HORSE RACING

NBC Sports is the exclusive home to the most important and prestigious events in horse racing, including the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Royal Ascot, and Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series.

ABOUT THE STRONACH GROUP & 1/ST 

The Stronach Group is a world-class technology, entertainment and real estate development company with Thoroughbred horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering at the core.  The company’s consumer facing brand 1/ST (pronounced “First”) powers The Stronach Group’s forward-thinking 1/ST RACING & GAMING, 1/ST CONTENT, 1/ST TECHNOLOGY, 1/ST EXPERIENCE, and 1/ST PROPERTIES businesses, while advocating for and driving the 1/ST HORSE CARE mission. 1/ST represents The Stronach Group’s continued movement toward redefining Thoroughbred horse racing and the ecosystem that drives it. 1/ST RACING & GAMING drives the best-in-class horse racing operations and gaming offerings at the company’s premier racetracks and training centers including: Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and San Luis Rey Downs (California); Gulfstream Park – home of the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series, Gulfstream Park West and Palm Meadows Thoroughbred Training Center (Florida); the Maryland Jockey Club at Laurel Park, Pimlico Race Course – home of the legendary Preakness Stakes, Rosecroft Raceway and Bowie Training Center (Maryland). 1/ST CONTENT is operating group for 1/ST’s media and content companies including: Monarch Content Management, Elite, TSG Global Wagering Solutions (GWS) and XBTV. 1/ST TECHNOLOGY is horse racing’s largest racing and gaming technology company offering world-class products via its AmTote, Xpressbet, 1/ST BET, XB SELECT, XB NET, PariMAX and Betmix brands. 1/ST EXPERIENCE blends the worlds of sports, entertainment and hospitality through innovative content development, elevated national and local venue management and hospitality, strategic partnerships, sponsorships, and procurement development. 1/ST PROPERTIES is responsible for the development of the company’s live, work and play communities surrounding its racing venues including: The Village at Gulfstream Park (Florida) and Paddock Pointe (Maryland). As the advocate for critical industry reforms and by making meaningful investments into aftercare programs for retired horses and jockeys, 1/ST HORSE CARE represents The Stronach Group’s commitment to achieving the highest level of horse and rider care and safety standards in Thoroughbred horse racing on and off the track. For more information, please email david.joseph@gulfstreampark.com, visit www.1st.com or follow @1ST_racing on Twitter or @1stracing on Instagram and Facebook.

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