Keeneland, International Racing Highlight Weekend Coverage From TVG

TVG, America’s horse racing network and leading ADW platform, will be bringing graded stakes races from Keeneland into the homes of horse racing fans throughout the country this weekend with live coverage all weekend featuring graded stakes races Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

At Keeneland, TVG will be live on site all weekend with Todd Schrupp, Scott Hazelton, Caleb Keller, Gabby Gaudet and Caton Bredar bringing behind-the-scenes coverage, selections and interviews to viewers watching from home. Friday’s featured event is the $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes (G3) which has drawn a field of twelve sophomore fillies to compete at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf. The field includes rising turf star Antoinette, winner of the Saratoga Oaks Invitational Stakes for Bill Mott.

Three-year-old fillies will take the spotlight on Saturday as the $200,000 Lexus Raven Run Stakes (G2) anchors the ten-race card. The seven furlong contest has drawn a field of ten including Venetian Harbor, the 7-5 morning line favorite for trainer Richard Baltas. A daughter of Munnings, she has been second in her last three races against graded stakes competition and will have Manuel Franco in the irons.

On Sunday, the main event is the $125,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager (G3) which will be contested at a mile and a half on the turf. Keeneland’s Fall Meet will conclude on Saturday, Oct. 24 and the track will host the Breeders’ Cup on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6-7.

At Santa Anita, the award-winning network will have Christina Blacker, Mike Joyce and Britney Eurton live at the track with analysis, interviews and selections. Simon Bray will be contributing to the broadcast remotely from home. The featured race on Saturday is the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes (G3) for 3-year-old fillies going one mile on the turf. California-bred Warren’s Showtime tops the field of seven for trainer Craig Lewis and will have Flavien Prat in the irons as she tries to notch her fourth win of the year.

On Friday night, fans of international racing can tune in for the $15 million Everest Cup (G1) from Australia which has the distinction of being the richest turf race in the world. Held at Randwick Racecourse, the coverage will be anchored by Candice Hare in-studio with Jason Witham reporting from Australia.

International racing will continue on Saturday with the prestigious Champions Day from Ascot. International expert Candice Hare will be in studio hosting the coverage which will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET. The star-studded day of racing will include six events including the Long Distance Gold Cup (G2) which will feature Stradivarius (IRE) who will be making his fourth appearance in this race. He won it in 2018 for trainer John Gosden and was second last year.

In addition to racing from Keeneland and Santa Anita, TVG will also be showing racing from Gulfstream Park West, Woodbine and more.

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