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- A WINNER KEPT UNDER WRAPS. Leggett, William // Sports Illustrated;06/10/1974, Vol. 40 Issue 23, p64
The article discusses the reasons why horse racing remain virtually invisible on television in the U.S. despite drawing 47 million people and generating over 4 billion U.S. dollars in wagering in 1973. The Jockey Club's E. Barry Ryan says that there is not more racing on TV because people...
- TV highlights. // Morning Advertiser;11/4/2010, Issue 517, p66
The article lists the schedules of Great Britain's sports television programs in November 2011 including the "Horse Racing" Haydock and Kempton" at Racing UK on November 4, "Cricket: Australia v. Sri Lanka" at SS3 on November 5, and "Motor Racing: Brazilian Grand Pix" at BBC1 on November 7.
- Winded CBS struggled to the finish line with a Derby show not bred for distance. Sheed, Wilfrid // Sports Illustrated;05/18/1970, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p9
The article reviews the CBS coverage of the Kentucky Derby horse racing event in 1970.
- Globecast Signs Up Two More Channels. // Satellite Today;7/14/2006, Vol. 5 Issue 126, p4
The article reports that Globecast has signed two new deals with television channel providers to provide them access to Sky's platform in Great Britain and Ireland using Globecast's capacity aboard the Eurobird satellite. The operator signed deals with The Baby Channel and U.S. horse racing...
- Channel 4 bets on new provider for live racing. // TVB Europe;Jan2013, p38
The article presents information on the broadcasting of horse race by the broadcast company IMG Sports Media. According to Graham Fry, global managing director at IMG Sports Media, modifications have been done on one of their existing outside broadcaster units to fulfill extra production demands...
- Trailblazer Ken Rudulph Keeps Things Lively As TV's Only Black On-Air Horse Racing Host. Christian, Margena A. // Jet;11/10/2008, Vol. 114 Issue 18, p26
The author reports on the involvement that television host Ken Rudolph has with the TVG Network, a television network dedicated to horse racing. The way in which Rudolph incorporates music into his broadcasts are mentioned. The author states that Rudolph did not know anything about horse racing...
- TV or not TV: Battle is on over racing broadcasts. // International Gaming & Wagering;May2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p6
The article reports on the rivalry between bookmaker William Hill and Racecourse Media Services' Turf TV over racecourse broadcasting deal. William Hill says that it might end its sponsorship of major races if television channel Turf TV will replace Satellite Information Services (SIS) as its...
- Horses for Courses. // CableFAX Daily;1/10/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p2
Reports on the deal between Magna, owner of HRTV, and cable television program supplier Churchill Downs for the launch of a horseracing channel in Great Britain. Partnership of Racing UK with Magna and Churchill Downs.
- Assiniboia Downs Live Race Meet. // Canadian Thoroughbred;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p24
The article reports on the commencement of the Assiniboia Downs live meet on May 10, 2009 in Manitoba. It states that the evening cars are scheduled for Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, while the afternoon racing is scheduled on July 1, 2009 and on holiday Mondays. Moreover, the date change has...