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Thursday, August 26, 2021Contact: Dan Tordjman (212) 521-5301
Breeders’ Cup & ABR Launch Live Spanish Language Stream Surrounding Challenge Series Races

LEXINGTON, KY (August 26, 2021) Breeders’ Cup and Americas Best Racing announced today the launch of Breeders’ Cup En Vivo,a series of six live digital handicapping shows in Spanish covering 13 of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series races.

Co-hosted by Emanuel Aguilar, Annise Montplaisir, Roberto Rodriguez, Claudia Spadaro, and Darwin Vizcaya, the six shows will be streamed live across both Americas Best Racing and Breeders’ Cup’s Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels. The following tracks and races will be covered by Breeders’ Cup En Vivo:
 
  • August 28 – Del Mar: Pat OBrien Stakes
  • September 11 – Kentucky Downs: FanDuel Turf Sprint & Calumet Turf Cup
  • September 19 – Woodbine: Natalma Stakes & Summer Stakes
  • October  1 – Santa Anita: American Pharoah Stakes, Chandelier Stakes & Speakeasy Stakes
  • October 9 – Keeneland: Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity, Keeneland Turf Mile & Thoroughbred Club of America
  • October 10 – Keeneland: Bourbon Stakes & Juddmonte Spinster

Breeders’ Cup En Vivo will deliver world-class racing action to the thousands of passionate Hispanic horse racing fans across the U.S. and Latin America, building excitement and anticipation for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar,” said Stephen B. Panus, president of TJC Media Ventures.

The first episode, which will air August 28, can be watched here. Start time for the Pat O’Brien Stakes show will be announced later this week. Viewers can set a reminder to watch and will be notified once Breeders’ Cup En Vivo is streaming live.

“Having the ‘Win And You’re In’ races now in Spanish is a great idea from Breeders’ Cup and America’s Best Racing,” said co-host Roberto Rodriguez. “Recognizing that the Breeders’ Cup is an international event, the 2021 Challenge Series will now be able to reach the Spanish-speaking audience through these programs.”

“We have an amazing, diverse team presenting these shows, with a broad range of experiences and qualifications,” said co-host and show producer Annise Montplaisir. “We each have unique perspectives that will contribute to creating a show that delivers everything from insider interviews to handicapping and commentary.”

About America’s Best Racing:
America’s Best Racing is a multimedia fan development and awareness-building platform, initiated by The Jockey Club, designed to increase the profile and visibility of North America’s best Thoroughbred racing events with a primary focus on the sport’s lifestyle and competition. You can follow America’s Best Racing at AmericasBestRacing.net as well as on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Google+, Instagram, and Snapchat.

About Breeders’ Cup World Championships:
The Breeders’ Cup Limited administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred horse racing’s year-end championships, as well as the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The Breeders’ Cup is also a founding member of the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition, an organization composed of industry leaders committed to advancing safety measures in Thoroughbred racing and improving the well-being of equine and human athletes.

The 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 championship races, is scheduled to be held on Nov. 5-6 at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California. The event will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media.


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