Today, the Jockey Club Tour on FOX will kick off with the $500,000 Donn Handicap (GI) at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, FL at 5pm EST. Eclipse-award winner Will Take Charge makes his four-year-old debut, along with fellow 2013 Derby contenders Revolutionary and Uncaptured. [Entries]
The series will include eight other telecasts featuring several of North America’s most prestigious races for older horses as well as the $10 million Dubai World Cup. All telecasts will air on Fox Sports 1 and will be heavily promoted on the America’s Best Racing and Fox Sports platforms. To locate Fox Sports 1 on your local cable carrier, click here.
Each production will entail a fast-paced mix of behind-the-scenes features and pageantry surrounding the event, designed to appeal to both newcomers and longtime fans of Thoroughbred racing.
Fox Sports 1 Series
Feb. 9: Donn Handicap, Gulfstream Park, 5-6:30 p.m.
March 29: Dubai World Cup, Meydan, 1-2:30 p.m.
April 12: Blue Grass Stakes, Keeneland, 4:30-6 p.m.
May 11: Man o’ War Stakes, Belmont Park, 4:30-6 p.m.
July 6: United Nations Stakes, Monmouth Park, 5-6:30 p.m.
July 20: Eddie Read Stakes, Del Mar; Coaching Club American Oaks, Saratoga; 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Aug. 10: Saratoga Special, Saratoga, 5-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 17: Sword Dancer, Saratoga, 5-6:30 p.m.
Sept. 14: Woodbine Mile, Woodbine, 5-6:30 p.m.
(all times Eastern)