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08-11-2012, 12:24 PM
A Fistful of Dollars
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Yes, there are certainly a lack of options, because synthetic track is a no-go. I would like to see the Fair Grounds considered. Maybe Parx can get to that level before I turn 40.
Fourstardave today, certainly not complaining, but if NBC is taking time to broadcast - right at the end of the Olympics - don't think I'd be shelling out for the Fourstardave Handicap. I know they're doing the Saratoga thing, but next weekend is a huge weekend. Sword Dancer/Alabama at Saratoga, plus Arlington Million Day.
NBC Sports is showing the Sword Dancer and Alabama next weekend.
I am not familiar about broadcast rights in this setting but WGN-TV in Chicago could have some sort of exclusivity. I don't know if the horse racing channels air the race or if NBC Sports is considered a competitor of sorts to WGN's interests since the channel has a national carry. I could be mistaken about all that but I do know that WGN has had a past relationship with Arlington (the Million).
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