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Nyquist looks to go 2 for 2 in Triple Crown races at the 2016 Preakness on NBC

Can Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist go 2 for 2? The second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, the 141st Preakness Stakes, takes place Saturday, May 21, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Coverage from Pimlico begins Friday on NBCSN with the Black-Eyed Susan beginning at 3pm ET. Saturday’s coverage begins at 2:30pm ET on NBCSN with the Preakness Saturday prerace show. Coverage shifts to NBC for the Preakness States beginning at 5pm ET. NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Preakness features hosts Bob Costas and Tom Hammond; analysts Randy Moss, Jerry Bailey, Bob Neumeier and Eddie Olczyk; host/reporter Laffit Pincay […]

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2015 Breeders Cup TV schedule: American Pharoah chases the grand slam

NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra have coverage of the 2015 Breeders’ Cup horse racing event from Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Ky., Oct. 30-31. Triple Crown winner American Pharoah leads the field in the 1 1/4-mile $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (complete field and odds below), with other contenders including Tonalist, Honor Code and Keen Ice. American Pharoah’s top challenger, Beholder, has been scratched from the race.  NBC and NBCSN combine to air 11 races from the Breeders’ Cup Friday and Saturday, with the showcase Breeders’ Cup Classic scheduled for 5:35pm ET Saturday on NBC. 2015 Breeders’ Cup TV Schedule: […]

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Breeders Cup 2014 TV coverage on NBC and NBCSN

NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra have coverage of the Breeders Cup 2014 horse racing event from Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., Oct. 31-Nov. 1. 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome leads the field in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic against other top contenders in 2014 Belmont winner Tonalist and undefeated Shared Belief (complete field and odds below). NBC airs the Breeders’ Cup Classic live in primetime on Saturday, Nov. 1, beginning at 8pm ET. Full schedule of Breeders’ Cup weekend TV coverage on NBC and NBCSN below. Breeders’ Cup 2014 TV Schedule on NBC […]

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Preakness 2014 TV schedule

The second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, the 139th Preakness Stakes, takes place Saturday, May 17, at 4:30pm ET on NBC at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome looks for a shot at the Triple Crown, which hasn’t been accomplished since Affirmed won in 1978. Aside from California Chrome, only two other Kentucky Derby horses will race the Preakness, Ride On Curlin and General A Rod. 2014 Preakness Entries Post Position/Horse/Jockey/Trainer/Odds 1. Dynamic Impact/Mena/Casse/12-1 2. General a Rod/Castellano/Maker/15-1 3. California Chrome/Espinoza/Sherman/3-5 4. Ring Weekend/Garcia/Motion/20-1 5. Bayern/Napravnik/Baffert/10-1 6. Ria Antonia/Borel /Amoss/30-1 7. Kid Cruz/Pimental/Rice/20-1 8. Social […]

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Kentucky Derby 2014 TV schedule

Kentucky Derby 2014 TV schedule features live coverage of the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 3, at 4pm ET on NBC from Churchill Downs in Louisville, for the first leg of horse racing’s elusive Triple Crown (sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). ALSO SEE: Kentucky Derby winners 2000-2013 Win, Place and Show WIth This Easy Mint Julep Recipe 140th Kentucky Derby Field Post position and odds [Updated: Hopportunity scratched] 1. Vicar’s in Trouble 23-1 2. Harry’s Holiday 8-1 3. Uncle Sigh 5-1 4. Danza 7-1 5. California Chrome 5-2 6. Samraat 26-1 7. We Miss Artie […]

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Breeders Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels

Breeders Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels: NBC Sports Group has coverage of the Breeders Cup horse racing event from Santa Anita Park in Los Angeles Nov. 1-2. Breeders Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels Friday, Nov. 1 4-8pm ET (NBCSN) Breeders’ Cup World Championships Saturday, Nov. 2 3:05pm ET, 3:30-8pm ET (NBCSN) NBCSN airs the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies race live at 3:05pm ET during the Notre Dame-Navy pregame show. Coverage of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships resumes at 3:30pm ET on NBCSN. 8-9pm ET (NBC) Live primetime coverage of the Breeders Cup Classic Press release […]

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Belmont Stakes 2013 date, time and TV channel

Belmont Stakes 2013 date, time and TV channel: NBC Sports has over six hours of coverage of the Belmont Stakes June 7-8 from Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Kentucky Derby Orb won’t be racing for an elusive Triple Crown at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., for the 145th Belmont Stakes, but Saturday’s race is shaping up to be a good showdown between Orb (3-1) and Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow (5-1). Other horses in starting gate include Revolutionary (9-2), Overanalyze (12-1), Palace Malice (15-1), Midnight Taboo (30-1), Frac Daddy (30-1), Freedom Child (8-1), Giant Finish (30-1), Golden Soul (10-1), Incognito (20-1), […]

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Preakness 2013 TV schedule

Preakness 2013 TV schedule on NBC and NBC Sports Network includes more than six hours of coverage May 17-18. The second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, the 138th Preakness Stakes, takes place at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Saturday, May 18. Kentucky Derby winner Orb looks for a shot at the Triple Crown, which hasn’t been accomplished since Affirmed won in 1978. With only nine horses in the starting gate, Orb remains the favorite. But starting on the rail will put him at a disadvantage, and Mylute, Departing and Goldencents could play spoiler. I’ll Have Another won last […]

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Kentucky Derby 2013 TV schedule

Kentucky Derby 2013 TV schedule includes more than 14 hours of coverage on NBC and NBC Sports Network, plus Derby week programs on NBCUniversal cable networks. The 139th Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, May 4, from Churchill Downs in Louisville, for the first leg of horse racing’s elusive Triple Crown (sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). Verrazano, Orb, Revolutionary, Normandy Invasion and Goldencents are among the top contenders in the starting gate. I’ll Have Another won last year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness, but his Triple Crown chances were scratched when tendonitis forced him out of the Belmont. […]

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2012 Belmont Stakes live June 9 on NBC

I’ll Have Another makes an attempt to win the Triple Crown at 2012 Belmont Stakes, live June 9 on NBC. After wins at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes,  I’ll Have Another has a shot at history and an elusive Triple Crown Saturday at the 144th Belmont Stakes. All eyes will be on Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., to see if I’ll Have Another (a 4-5 early favorite) can become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Eleven horses have won the Triple Crown, while 19 others won the Derby and the Preakness but fell short at the […]