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    Originally posted by Larksmom View Post
    yes, I realize that I just hadn't heard anything about FOX moving in on racing. Because NBC used to bump in on various races n the past. I just don't watch as much racing as I used to.

    NBCsports and Fox share NASCAR too. Recall seeing some horse events popping up on CBSsports as well. NASCAR has a calendar alert available via their app that lists when and where imist events going to telecast. Very useful if you want to watch lower tier racing recently taken under the NASCAR umbrella to follow upcoming talent like Hallie Deegan

    Maybe there is something like that for Horse Racing?if not there should be.
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      Might be more difficult since there's not any one group in charge of all horse racing like there is for NASCAR or each of the major league sports. Likely some racing related website would have to decide to take the lead on compiling that schedule.


        Originally posted by findeight View Post
        NBCsports and Fox share NASCAR too.
        Yes but no

        IIRC, NBC* and Fox* swap the Daytona 500 every year. Fox* covers the first half of the season, NBC* covers the second half. When races or other sports telecasts get moved, they don't move NBC<>Fox, the get moved NBC/NBCSN/forget the 3 NBC channel while Fox "owned" races are Fox/FS1/FS2. Sometimes it's the NASCAR televised event that moves and sometimes it is the "other" event that gets kicked to a different channel.

        As noted, horse racing is different as different race track ownerships own the rights to their individual broadcasts and can negotiate who gets to broadcast what events/races (ie, Twin Spires shared their signal with both NBC and TVG (IIRC) until it gets to the big ticket races and then TVG is only allowed delayed coverage, not live). NASCAR owns the rights to all their televised events.
        Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely. An observation that a person's sense of morality lessens as his or her power increases. Lord Acton


          Originally posted by findeight View Post

          Maybe there is something like that for Horse Racing?if not there should be.
          There is horse racing on TV every day of the week.


            Originally posted by Palm Beach View Post

            There is horse racing on TV every day of the week.
            this depends entirely on your cable or TV provider. I do not get horse racing on my TV everyday of the week


              Originally posted by snaffle1987 View Post

              this depends entirely on your cable or TV provider. I do not get horse racing on my TV everyday of the week
              It's still on TV. Whether or not you subscribe to that channel or service is irrelevant. You can watch most of it online and don't even need a television.


                If you have DirectTV, you can get some of the live feeds from the tracks, at least I know you can if you live in the Lexington area. My partner has it and it's pretty cool.

                I was fortunate enough to be there at the Spa for Travers Day this year, and it was great. The racing was exceptional, and to be honest I enjoyed the Allen Jerkens and the Personal Ensign as much, if not more, than the Travers. Top notch riding and super game, gutsy horses made for excellent stakes action all afternoon long. We had a second time starter in a baby race (the second), and even that was a great race to watch (or, that may have just been because my heart was pounding like crazy).


                  I have DirecTV and with the sports package I have, I get NBCSN + FS1 + FS2 (yeah, NBC and Fox) as well as TVG - lots of horse racing on TVG - Wed-Sun am (unless they kick Sunday am for FanDual or whatever the football silliness was they did last NFL season) they also do racing across the pond and in the evenings, racing down under and sometimes Japan and Hong Kong. They also broadcast standardbred races (Woodbine, etc) plus from Denmark (I think it is).

                  They often have on-site coverage where they pop in live at big sales like Kee Sep
                  Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely. An observation that a person's sense of morality lessens as his or her power increases. Lord Acton