Triple Crown TV Schedule



NTRA Media Advisory

ESPN/ABC NETWORKS TO PRESENT 30 HOURS OF TRIPLE CROWN PROGRAMMING BEGINNING TOMORROW; ESPN RADIO TO AIR LIVE COVERAGE OF THE KENTUCKY DERBY

Highlights Include SportsCenter at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes Post Position Draws, Live Coverage of the Kentucky Oaks and Other Races From Churchill Downs, Pimlico and Belmont Park, Live Coverage of the Belmont Stakes on ABC

The ESPN/ABC networks will present approximately 30 hours of Triple Crown coverage beginning tomorrow and concluding Saturday, June 9. Highlights include SportsCenter at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes Post Position Draws, one-hour live presentations of the post position selection process for the first two jewels in the Triple Crown; live coverage on Friday of the Kentucky Oaks, which features the nationís best three-year-old fillies; additional live race coverage from Churchill Downs, Pimlico and Belmont Park. Coverage concludes with ABCís live presentation of the Belmont Stakes.

In addition, ESPN radio will air live coverage of the Kentucky Derby.

The following (subject to change) is the 2007 ESPN/ABC Triple Crown programming:

Date
Network
Time (ET)
Race/Event
Track
2-MayESPN25:00-6:00 p.m. SportsCenter at the Kentucky Derby Draw (Live)Churchill Downs
4-MayESPN 3:00-5:00 p.m.Today at Churchill Downs (Live)Churchill Downs
4-MayESPN2 5:00-6:00 p.m.Kentucky Oaks (LIVE)Churchill Downs
5-MayESPN25:30-6:00 a.m.Handicapping the Derby (Tape)Churchill Downs
5-MayESPN26:00-9:00 a.m.Kentucky Derby Breakfast Show (LIVE)Churchill Downs
5-MayESPN12:00-3:00 p.m.Today at the Kentucky Derby (Live)Churchill Downs
5-MayESPN3:00-5:00 p.m.The Kentucky Derby Special (Live) Churchill Downs
16-MayESPN24:30-5:30 p.m.SportsCenter at the Preakness Draw (Live)Pimlico
18-MayESPN24:00-5:00 p.m.Today at Pimlico (Live)Pimlico
18-MayESPN25:00-6:00 p.m.Black Eyed Susan (Live)Pimlico
19-MayESPN26:00-7:00 a.m.Preakness Stakes Breakfast Show (Live)Pimlico
19-MayESPN12:00-2:00 p.m.Today at the Preakness Stakes (Live)Pimlico
19-MayESPN2:00-5:00 p.m.Preakness Stakes Special (Live)Pimlico
8-JunESPN25:00-6:00 p.m.Hill Prince Stakes (Live)Belmont Park
9-JunESPN12:00-3:00 p.m.Today at the Belmont Stakes (Live)Belmont Park
9-JunESPN3:00-5:00 p.m.Belmont Stakes Special (Live)Belmont Park
9-JunABC5:00-7:00 p.m.Belmont Stakes (Live)Belmont Park
10-JunESPN5:00-5:30 a.m.Triple Crown Wrap-Up ShowBelmont Park