Where to Watch/Listen: Horse Racing Coverage for Feb. 23-27

The marquee event on the Road to the 2022 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve lands in Hot Springs, Ark., this Saturday, Feb. 26 for a major prep race at Oaklawn Park, the $1 million Rebel Stakes. The Rebel offers qualifying points to Derby 148 on a 50-20-10-5 distribution to the top four finishers.

The Rebel and other races from Oaklawn will be showcased on NYRA’s “America’s Day at the Races” along with Saturday action from Aqueduct and Tampa Bay Downs. “America’s Day at the Races” airs from Friday to Sunday on FS2 – check the below schedule for air times.

In addition, Fox Sports will provide live coverage on FS2 of the $20 million Saudi Cup Saturday from King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh. The race is expected to draw U.S.-based stars Mandaloun and Midnight Bourbon. 

The Rebel and the Saudi Cup will also be shown on TVG as part of their usual comprehensive coverage.

For livestreaming coverage, don’t miss ABR’s new show “Devine and the Dog” airing Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. ET. Hosted by racing analyst Megan Devine and horseplayer and raconteur Chase Sessoms, aka “The Wolf of Oaklawn,” “Devine and the Dog” can be streamed on ABR’s Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels.

The popular “La Trifecta” returns this Thursday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. ET for a new show. Presented en Espanol, the show is hosted by Darwin Vizcaya, Claudia Spadaro, and Annise Montplaisir. This week’s show will be broadcast at 8 p.m. ET on ABR’s Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels. 

Here’s a guide to TV, radio, and livestreaming coverage for the week:

TV Schedule

Date

Program

Time

Network/Social Media

Feb. 23

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

Feb. 23

“Devine and the Dog”

6 p.m.

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Feb. 24

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

Feb. 24

“La Trifecta”

8 p.m.

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Feb. 25

“America’s Day at the Races”

3 p.m.-6 p.m.

FS2

Feb. 25

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

Feb. 26

Broadcast of the Saudi Cup and undercard races

8 a.m.-1 p.m.

FS2

Feb. 26

“America’s Day at the Races”

1 p.m.-7 p.m.

FS2

Feb. 26

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

Feb. 27

“America’s Day at the Races”

3 p.m.-6 p.m.

FS2

Feb. 27

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

Note: All times listed are Eastern

Radio Schedule

Date Program Time Network
Feb. 23 At The Races with Steve Byk 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
Feb. 23 Trainer Talk Presented by Fasig-Tipton 6 p.m. HRRN
Feb. 24 At The Races with Steve Byk 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
Feb. 24 Race Day on HRRN 4 p.m. HRRN
Feb. 24 Brisnet Call-In Show 6 p.m. HRRN
Feb. 25 At The Races with Steve Byk 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
Feb. 25 RaceDay on HRRN 4 p.m. HRRN
Feb. 25 Weekend Stakes Preview Presented by NYRA Bets 6 p.m. HRRN
Feb. 25 Kentucky Racing Spotlight Presented by Kentucky HPBA 6 p.m. ESPN 680/105.7
Feb. 26 Equine Forum Presented by TwinSpires 8 a.m. HRRN
Feb. 26 Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network 10 a.m. ESPN 950 AM

Note: All times listed are Eastern