Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York to Del Mar Thoroughbred Club outside
San Diego, TVG, America’s Horseracing Network, will be on-site to capture the
excitement of the upcoming big weekend of racing.
TVG will present wall-to-wall coverage Sunday
from Del Mar beginning at 9:00 a.m. PT as it leads up to a special 90-minute
show dedicated to the Grade I, $1 million TVG Pacific Classic. That show begins
at 4:30 p.m. PT, with post time for the race, which will air exclusively on
TVG, scheduled for 5:18 p.m. PT. The race will also air on Prime Ticket, Fox
Sports San Diego, Altitude, MASN and MSG+.
The 22nd renewal of the TVG
Pacific Classic marks the third consecutive year TVG has sponsored the race.
“The TVG Pacific Classic is Del Mar’s
signature race and one of the crown jewels of west coast racing,” said Tony
Allevato, TVG’s executive vice president. “We take great pride in airing it exclusively
and in bringing our audience all the key storylines leading up to and following
Hosting the TVG Pacific Classic show will
be Todd Schrupp, joined by analysts Simon Bray and Paul LoDuca. Christina
Olivares will handle the reporting duties. Greg Wolf and Bob Baedeker will also
be on site as part of the earlier coverage, which will include a pair of Grade
II races, the Pat O’Brien Stakes and the Del Mar Mile.
Turning to Saratoga, TVG’s on-site
coverage is a three-day affair with Matt Carothers, Tom Cassidy and Mike Joyce
delivering commentary, analysis and handicapping. Things kick off tomorrow with
the Grade I, $500,000 Ballerina. Saturday includes a trio of Grade I races –
the $1 million Travers Stakes, the $500,000 King’s Bishop and the $500,000
Test. The curtain comes down on Sunday with the Grade I, $600,000 Personal
Ensign and the Grade II, $250,000 Ballston Spa.
TVG account holders can wager on
all Del Mar and Saratoga races at TVG.com.