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Shadwell Turf Mile to be Telecast Today on NBC Sports Network

October 8, 2016

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 8, 2016) – Keeneland’s $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) will be broadcast live today on NBC Sports Network from 6-6:30 p.m. ET.

NBC Sports will feature the $400,000 First Lady (G1) and $500,000 Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (G1) as part of its “Breeders’ Cup Challenge Win and You’re In Series presented by Lane’s End Farm and America’s Best Racing” live from Keeneland from 5-6 p.m.

A power outage this morning resulted in Keeneland delaying the start of Saturday’s 10-race card. Post time for the first race was rescheduled from 1:05 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.

“Keeneland thanks NBC Sports for providing the additional air time to broadcast the Shadwell Turf Mile,” Keeneland Vice President of Racing and Sales Bob Elliston said. 

Keeneland’s Saturday race card, part of the track’s signature Fall Stars Weekend, is highlighted by five graded stakes that also include the $250,000 Thoroughbred Club of America (G2) and $150,000 Woodford (G3) Presented by Keeneland Select. 

Revised post times for today’s stakes races are as follows:

Woodford (G3) Presented by Keeneland Select  4 p.m.

Thoroughbred Club of America (G2)  4:35 p.m.

First Lady (G1)  5:10 p.m.

Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (G1)  5:45 p.m.

Shadwell Turf Mile (G1)  6:18 p.m.

On Sunday, NBC Sports will air the Juddmonte Spinster (G1) and Dixiana Bourbon (G3) as part of its racing coverage, also scheduled from 5-6 p.m.  

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