NETWORK TO AIR BOTH PRE-ENTRY AND POST POSITION DRAW
BREAKFAST AT THE BREEDERS’ CUP SHOW BEGINS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
LIVE COVERAGE OF BREEDERS’ CUP RACES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
EXCLUSIVE BROADCAST COVERAGE OF LAST TWO BREEDERS’ CUP RACES
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — As the countdown to the 40th Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 3-4 from Santa Anita begins, FanDuel TV is expanding its coverage of the event, the network announced today.
The pre-entry announcement show will showcase which runners are pre-entered into each Breeders’ Cup Championship race and will air on Wednesday, October 25th at 9:00 a.m. PT/12:00 p.m. ET. The coverage will be hosted by Joaquin Jaime and Christina Blacker live from Santa Anita. Breeders’ Cup will finalize the race order for both Friday and Saturday once pre-entries are complete.
Breakfast at the Breeders’ Cup
The popular morning workout show “Breakfast at the Breeders’ Cup” returns on Friday, October 27th on FanDuel TV and Breeders’ Cup digital and social channels.
The show will run from Friday, October 27th through Thursday, November 2nd and air live on Breeders’ Cup digital and social channels as well as on the FanDuel Racing channel from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET daily. It will feature contenders going through their final preparations as well as the latest news and developments. Todd Schrupp, Simon Bray, Caton Bredar, Michelle Yu, Rishi Persad, Scott Hazelton, Joaquin Jaime and Andie Biancone will be live on-site at Santa Anita, Keeneland and Churchill Downs to capture all the contenders.
A special recap will air daily on FanDuel TV from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET featuring highlights from the Breakfast Show as well as live hits from Santa Anita with Britney Eurton, Christina Blacker and Dubbs Anderson. Replays will be available on-demand on FanDuel+ and TVG’s YouTube page.
Post-Position Draw and Morning Line Announcement
The post-position draw will be held on Monday, October 30th and will air from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET. Todd Schrupp, Simon Bray, Mike Joyce and Andie Biancone will be on site with pre-coverage of the Breeders’ Cup post-position draw which will be hosted by Nick Luck and Britney Eurton. The official morning line will be set by Jon White, the longtime oddsmaker at Santa Anita and Del Mar.
The Breeders’ Cup Players’ Show
FanDuel TV will broadcast The Players’ Show, a live, wagering-focused telecast, on November 3 and 4 on FanDuel TV. Every Breeders’ Cup race will air live on the Players’ Show, with the exception of the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic. It will also be simulcast at tracks, simulcast centers and off-track betting venues around the world.
For the first time, Breeders’ Cup is carding two of its championship races after the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (post time 6:45 ET). FanDuel TV will be the exclusive linear broadcast partner for both races, the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint and the $2 million Qatar Racing Breeders’ Cup Sprint on the main track.
“The Breeders’ Cup is always a highlight on the racing calendar and one of the biggest weekends of the year for our audience and we are excited to be expanding our coverage for the 40th running,” said Kevin Grigsby, FanDuel TV Executive Producer. “Racing fans can count on wall-to-wall coverage from Pre-Entry till the last race on Saturday.”
The FanDuel Group is an official sponsor of the Breeders’ Cup and the title sponsor of the $2 million FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Juvenile presented by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) and the $2 million FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Mile presented by the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). Since 2020, FanDuel has raised awareness for its primary charitable partners, including them in winner’s circle presentations at the Breeders’ Cup and will again be joined by representatives of the PDJF and the TAA.
FANDUEL TV AND TVG
Headquartered in Los Angeles, FanDuel TV, a FanDuel Group company, is the first network dedicated exclusively to live sports and sports betting content.
Formerly known as TVG, FanDuel TV features exclusive shows including “Up and Adams” hosted by Kay Adams, “Run it Back” co-hosted by Michelle Beadle, Shams Charania and Chandler Parsons and syndicated content from Bill Simmons The Ringer network. TVG is one of the largest legal online gaming services in the US, processing more than $2 billion in horse racing wagers annually from residents of over 30 US states. The FanDuel Group has demonstrated its commitment to the racing industry, its horse owners, tracks and fans through investment in technology and marketing as well as sponsorship of several prominent races including the FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, the FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Mile, the TVG.com Haskell Invitational and the FanDuel Racing Pacific Classic. For more information visit TVG.com.
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