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|Owned by||Stronach Group & Churchill Downs Incorporated|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
Not yet available in HD.
|Slogan||The Network for Horse Sports|
|Dish Network||Channel 404|
|C-Band - H2H/4DTV||AMC 18 - Channel 217|
|Verizon FiOS||Channel 316|
|AT&T U-Verse||Channel 672|
HRTV, The Network for Horse Sports, is a television-based multimedia network dedicated to equine sports. HRTV’s programming features horseracing from top U.S. and international racetracks, as well as a range of world-class English and Western horse competitions, news, original programming and award-winning documentaries covering the world of horse sports. The live stream of HRTV is available on a subscription basis to high-speed Internet users worldwide at www.hrtv.com. In the US, the HRTV television network has limited distribution is available via telco, cable and satellite, and is available in only some 19 million homes. HRTV is available world-wide through the www.hrtv.com internet streaming and video-on-demand site. It is owned by Stronach Group and Churchill Downs Incorporated.
HRTV, The Network for Horse Sports, is a television-based multimedia network dedicated to serving the news, information and entertainment needs of horse fans. Programming on HRTV includes regular and special stakes races from Santa Anita Park, Churchill Downs (home of The Kentucky Derby), Gulfstream Park, Arlington Park, the New York Racing Association, Pimlico Race Course (home of The Preakness Stakes), and numerous other top U.S. and international racetracks. Commentators in the racing industry, and programs such as Pursuit of the Crown and Race Day America, keep horse owners, trainers, jockeys and handicappers informed.
HRTV also features the significant events in the world of English riding, such as showjumping, dressage, dventing and darriage driving. Coverage includes the Aachen World Horse Festival, FEI World Cup Jumping and Dressage events and the Horses in the Sun (HITS) final $1,000,000 Grand Prix of Showjumping. Western horse-related programming includes rodeos sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association, National Reining Horse Association events from around the world, US- based Cutting, Roping, and Barrel Racing competitions, and America’s most popular horse activity, Trail Riding.
It is available through Dish Network, Verizon, AT&T U-Verse and Insight Cable, as well as select systems controlled by Cox Communications, Comcast, Charter and independent cable operators including Armstrong, Blue Ridge Cable, Broadstripe, CMA Associates, Eagle Broadband, GCI, Metrocast, New Wave Communications, RCN and Service Electric.
Laffit Pincay III, son of retired Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay, Jr., is one of the expert commentators employed by HRTV. Among other hosts are Jon White, Joanne Jones, Jeff Siegel, Millie Ball, Sean McCarthy, Peter Lurie, Aaron Vercruysse, Scott Hazelton, Becky Witzman, Kurt Hoover, Carolyn Conley, Zoe Cadman, Gary Mandella, Christina Blacker, Brad Free, Michelle Yu, Richard Migliore, Caton Bredar, Jill Byrne, Alyssa Ali and Fanny Salmon.
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