Jockey Club Tour on FOX Returns to Turf


Big Blue Kitten wins the 2013 edition of the Sword Dancer Invitational. (Photo by Eclipse Sportswire)

The Jockey Club Tour on FOX returns to turf racing on August 17 as it showcases some of the nation's top grass horses with live coverage from 5 to 6:30 p.m. ET of the $500,000 Sword Dancer Invitational from Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Saratoga Race Course is one of the most prestigious meets of the year, bringing together top-class horses, jockeys and trainers in its timeless Saratoga Springs, N.Y. setting. The Sword Dancer is a 1 1/2-mile race on the turf that has been won by top turf horses such as Point of Entry, Better Talk Now, and With Anticipation among others in recent years.

The on-air duties will be handled by Greg Wolf, Richard Migliore, Andy Serling, Simon Bray, and Alyssa Ali.

Following the August 17 broadcast, The Jockey Club Tour on Fox will wrap up with an trip to Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario on September 14 for the Ricoh Woodbine Mile. 

The remaining Jockey Club Tour on FOX schedule follows: 


Time (ET)



Sunday, Aug. 17

5-6:30 p.m.

Sword Dancer Invitational Stakes (G1)

Saratoga Race Course

Sunday, Sept. 14

5-6:30 p.m.

Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1)

Woodbine Racetrack, Toronto 

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About The Jockey Club

The Jockey Club, founded in 1894 and dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, is the breed registry for North American Thoroughbreds. In fulfillment of its mission, The Jockey Club, directly or through subsidiaries, provides support and leadership on a wide range of important industry initiatives, and it serves the information and technology needs of owners, breeders, media, fans and farms. It is a founding member of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities and the architect and sole funding source for America’s Best Racing, the broad-based fan development initiative for Thoroughbred racing. You can follow America’s Best Racing at as well as on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and Instagram.

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