NBCSN PRESENTS LIVE HORSE RACING COVERAGE THIS SAT. AT 5:30 PM ET WITH WOOD MEMORIAL, BLUE GRASS STAKES & SANTA ANITA DERBY
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 5, 2017 – With the “Run for the Roses” only one month away, NBCSN presents live elite horse racing this Saturday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m. ET, with coverage of the Wood Memorial, Blue Grass Stakes, and Santa Anita Derby. The winner of each race receives 100 points, enough to guarantee a spot in the starting gate for the Kentucky Derby, May 6 on NBC.
NASCAR on NBC host Krista Voda makes her NBC Sports Group horse racing debut as host of this Saturday’s telecast. She will be joined at Santa Anita Park by Hall-of-Fame jockey Jerry Bailey, who has won each Triple Crown race twice; veteran horse racing analyst Randy Moss, analyst/handicapper Eddie Olczyk; and reporters Donna Brothers and Laffit Pincay, III. NBC Sports race caller Larry Collmus will call the Wood Memorial from Aqueduct.
In addition, Voda will serve as host of NBCSN’s Kentucky Derby week coverage, beginning with the Kentucky Derby Access telecast on Thursday, May 4 and culminating with the Kentucky Derby Prep show on Saturday, May 6.
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