Fans can stay atop of all the Breeders’ Cup action at Del Mar for the next three days with Breakfast at the Breeders’ Cup, a wide-ranging three-hour broadcast packed with workouts of the major contenders and interviews with owners, trainers, jockeys and personalities from the sports and entertainment worlds, all shown live on multiple Breeders’ Cup digital platforms.
And the draw for post positions later today will also be streamed live on the same platforms.
The Rood & Riddle Post-Position Draw will be streamed from the Barn at the Beach pavilion at Powerhouse Park in Del Mar beginning at 3:30 p.m. PT/ 6.30 p.m. ET (11.30 p.m GMT). All 13 Grade 1 races will be drawn and announced via a live stream on BreedersCup.com, the Breeders’ Cup Official Mobile App, Facebook Live, Periscope and YouTube Live.
The live stream will be hosted by Nick Luck and Laffit Pincay III of NBC Sports. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Del Mar Mayor Terry Sinnott will be among the speakers at the draw.
Breakfast at the Breeders' Cup will air through Thursday (7-10 a.m. PT/10 a.m.-1 p.m. ET in the U.S., 3-6 p.m. GMT) on Breederscup.com, the Breeders’ Cup Mobile App, Facebook LIVE, YouTube Live, Periscope on Twitter, and on horseracingradio.net.
The programs, which will air live from the Breeders’ Cup Breakfast Marquee, trackside at Del Mar, will be hosted by the Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) crew of Mike Penna, Jude Feld and Jeff Bloom. HRRN is the exclusive live radio broadcaster of the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
“Breakfast at the Breeders’ Cup brings fans up close and personal with the unbeatable combination of the world’s greatest horses gearing up for the World Championships at one of the world’s most iconic racing venues as Del Mar hosts its first-ever Breeders’ Cup,” said Peter Rotondo, Breeders’ Cup Vice President of Content.
“We look forward to giving horseplayers and casual followers of Thoroughbred racing an action-packed three hours, catching their favorite runners on the track and also catching up with fascinating individuals behind these majestic horses with the bold and insightful HRRN team.”