TVG's The Works to Preview Breeders' Cup From Churchill Downs

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TVG's The Works to preview Breeders' Cup from Churchill Downs starting last Saturday October 30th through Wednesday November 3rd from 11 a.m.-noon EDT.

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The Works, TVG’s big horse racing event preview show, will be telecast live from Churchill Downs, site of the 2010 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, beginning Saturday and continuing through Wednesday, November 3, from 11 a.m.-noon EDT. The program presents the morning workouts of top Breeders’ Cup contenders stabled at Churchill Downs, as well as satellite coverage of horses training at such remote locations as Belmont Park, Keeneland and Hollywood Park.

In addition to covering on-track activities, The Works also offers expert analysis, feature stories and interviews with prominent connections and horse racing industry officials. Hosting The Works will be Todd Schrupp, joined by analysts Simon Bray and Tom Amoss, along with Christina Olivares in Los Angeles. Amoss is a prominent Kentucky-based trainer who has saddled six Breeders’ Cup competitors.

“The Works is the ultimate insider’s preview of the Breeders’ Cup presented in a format that offers insights to racing fans at all levels,” said Tony Allevato, TVG’s executive producer and senior vice president. “We leave no stone unturned in bringing all the information to the fore that will enhance the public’s appreciation of racing’s championship event.”

In addition to airing on TVG, The Works also will be carried by FSN Prime Ticket, MASN and MSG Plus (check local listings for times).

TVG, the official TV and Interactive Wagering partner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and a subsidiary of Betfair Group Ltd, the premier e-gaming betting community, is among the most widely distributed horseracing networks in the world. TVG is the second largest legal online betting company in the US, accepting over $500 million in wagers in 2009. The company has demonstrated its commitment to the racing industry, its owners, tracks and fans through sponsorship of several preeminent races including the TVG Breeders' Cup Mile and the Betfair/TVG Triple Tiara. TVG viewers in certain areas can wager interactively on races via telephone, the Internet, TVG Mobile or Interactive Television by establishing a wagering account online at or by telephone at 1-888-PLAY-TVG.


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