TSN Delivers the 2015 American Triple Crown Series, Beginning with the 141st Running of the KENTUCKY DERBY on May 2
— April 28, 2015
– TSN delivers complete live coverage of the biggest and most prestigious events in American horse racing: the KENTUCKY DERBY, PREAKNESS STAKES, and BELMONT STAKES –
– This Saturday’s KENTUCKY DERBY features the top three-year-old thoroughbreds beginning the quest to capture the first Triple Crown title since 1978, with live coverage beginning at 12 noon ET on TSN5 –
TORONTO (April 28, 2015) – The biggest and most prestigious thoroughbred horse races in America are set to hit the track, and TSN takes a post position to deliver complete live coverage of every race from the American Triple Crown series: the KENTUCKY DERBY, PREAKNESS STAKES, and BELMONT STAKES.
TSN’s live coverage of the American Triple Crown begins with the 141st running of the KENTUCKY DERBY – considered the jewel of American horse racing – on Saturday, May 2 at 12 noon ET at TSN5. The network delivers more than seven hours of live coverage on race day, including extensive preview content and post-race analysis.
The 2015 KENTUCKY DERBY features a packed field of the top three-year-old thoroughbreds beginning the quest to capture the first Triple Crown title since 1978.
As well, TSN primes fans for the 141st running of the KENTUCKY DERBY with live coverage of the KENTUCKY OAKS, featuring the top three-year-old thoroughbred fillies, on Friday, May 1 at 2 p.m. ET on TSN3.
All of TSN’s horse racing coverage from the American Triple Crown series is also available for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN subscribers through TSN GO.
Horse Racing on TSN
TSN is home to every race from the American Triple Crown, including the KENTUCKY DERBY, PREAKNESS STAKES, and the BELMONT STAKES. The network is also the exclusive broadcaster of the Canadian Triple Crown, featuring the QUEEN'S PLATE, PRINCE OF WALES STAKES, and BREEDERS' STAKES, as part of a multi-year deal with Woodbine Entertainment Group announced last year. TSN is now the exclusive home of the biggest and most prestigious thoroughbred horse races in North America, as the network also delivers exclusive live coverage of the following events:
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