Live coverage of Thoroughbred action at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will be provided by both TVG and NBC Sports on Louisiana Derby Day, Saturday, March 23.
Beginning on Thursday afternoon’s 11-race card, TVG will be on-site with Britney Eurton providing on-air coverage. On Friday and Saturday (Louisiana Derby Day), TVG’s Todd Schrupp, Matt Carothers and Caton Bredar will join Eurton and cover the respective 10 and 13-race programs.
From 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (all times central) on Saturday, NBC Sports’ Randy Moss and Jerry Bailey will provide coverage of the Grade II $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks Presented by Twinspires.com (Race 12, 4:44 p.m.) and the Grade II $1 million Twinspries.com Louisiana Derby (Race 13, 5:13 p.m.) via the NBC Sports Studio in Stamford, Connecticut.
On Sunday, Eurton, Schrupp, Carothers and Bredar will remain on site for Closing Day’s 13-race card for TVG, which includes the $60,000 Star Guitar Stakes (Race 5, 2:23 p.m.)
Thursday, Friday and Sunday’s cards will all begin at the regular 12:30 p.m. first post while Louisiana Derby Day will kick off with a special 11:00 a.m. post.