Where to Watch/Listen During Pacific Classic Week 2019
Courtesy of America's Best Racing
The Road to the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships runs through gorgeous Southern California this upcoming weekend, as Del Marhosts two Challenge Series “Win and You’re In” preps, including the $1 million, Grade 1 TVG Pacific Classic, a key qualifying prep for the Breeders’ Cup Classic.
Del Mar's signature race will be broadcast on TVG, the race's sponsor, and will culminate a jam-packed day of coverage from the seaside track that includes gambling analysis and features from TVG's on-site team. TVG's whole-card Saturday coverage from Del Mar includes the $250,000, Grade 2 Del Mar Handicap, a "Win and You're In" qualifier for the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf.
Saratoga’s racing is the focus of the ongoing "Saratoga Live" program produced by NYRA in partnership with FOX Sports, which began on July 11 and runs through Labor Day. "Saratoga Live," which is presented by America's Best Racing, Runhappy, and Claiborne Farm, will air each day of the Saratoga meet on FS2 and on various regional channels.
A highlight of the week’s radio coverage is “The Winner’s Circle” podcast presented The Stronach Group. The upcoming podcast airs Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. Eastern on SB Nation Radio(subscribe and access past episodes via Apple Podcasts here) and is hosted by Bram Weinstein, with racing analysis from retired Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens. The Aug. 17 podcast recaps highlights from the racing world through the Triple Crown season and early summer, and features guests including Flavien Prat, Julie Krone, "Stanford" Steve Coughlin, and John Parisella.
Here’s a guide to television and radio horse racing coverage during Pacific Classic week:
For more coverage of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, head over to americasbestracing.net
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