Fox Sports to broadcast British Champions Day from Ascot

Fox Sports to broadcast British Champions Day from Ascot
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The New York Racing Association has partnered with FOX Sports to present live coverage and analysis of Great Britain's richest race day, QIPCO British Champions Day from historic Ascot Racecourse in Ascot, England.
 
Saturday's special broadcast will air on FS2 from 8:30-11a.m. Eastern and feature four classic Group 1 turf races, headlined by the £750,000 QIPCO Champion Stakes and the £650,000 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.

Post time for the Group 1 Champion Stakes for 3-year-olds & up at 10 furlongs will be 10:40 a.m. with the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes for 3-years-olds & up at 1 mile set for 10:05 a.m. 

Coverage will include the Group 1, £350,000 QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes for 3-year-olds & up at six furlongs set for 8:55 a.m.; and the Group 1, £350,000 QIPCO British Champions Fillies and Mares Stakes for 3-year-olds & up at 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 211 yards (2,406 meters) scheduled for 9:30 a.m. All times are Eastern.

Hosted by Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani, Saturday's broadcast team at Ascot Racecourse will include analysts Jason Weaver and legendary retired rider Sir AP (Tony) McCoy as well as reporters Matt Chapman, Oli Bell and Mick Fitzgerald with Ally McCoist on Zoom. Calling the races will be Richard Hoiles. NYRA's Acacia Courtney will anchor the stateside coverage from Belmont Park.  

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