TVG Derby Selections, Promotions, Expanded Coverage for Action-Packed Weekend

The action on the turn in the 2019 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve. (Eclipse Sportswire)

TVG, America’s horse racing network and leading ADW provider, will be offering special promotions and featuring expert selections from their team of analysts in advance of Saturday’s 146th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve. Additionally, the award-winning network will be live on site at Del Mar for the long holiday weekend for four graded stakes races including the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante and Grade 1 Runhappy Del Mar Futurity.

Throughout the week, TVG has been airing analysis and features on the Kentucky Derby contenders, including a special Kentucky Derby Profile Show which can be viewed here. Select races from Churchill Downs will be available on TVG2.

TVG will be offering a Money-Back Special promotion throughout the week and will be giving money back for second- and third-place finishes on win bets on multiple races each day. New customers can take advantage of a $200 Risk Free Bet on their first win wager. For further details, go to

TVG’s Todd Schrupp, Mike Joyce, Christina Blacker, and Joaquin Jamie will be reporting live from Del Mar with Simon Bray contributing to the broadcast remotely. The coverage will include exclusive interviews and analysis as Del Mar concludes its summer meet on Labor Day. There are four graded stakes scheduled including the Del Mar Debutante and Runhappy Del Mar Futurity, two premier races for juveniles.

Labor Day will also mark opening day of the popular Runhappy Meet at Kentucky Downs. Caton Bredar will be live trackside on Monday. The track’s boutique six-day turf meet offers $2 million per day in purses and will host the Grade 3 Runhappy Turf Sprint, which is part of the Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series and earns the winner a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Fans of international racing can tune in to TVG on Saturday morning as international superstar Enable competes in the September Stakes  at Kempton in preparation for her fourth appearance in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in October. She won the Arc in 2017 and 2018 and was second last year. TVG’s international expert Scott Hazelton will be covering the race from Los Angeles. Post time for the September Stakes is approximately 9:35 a.m. ET/6:35 a.m. PT.

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