Sky Sports Racing will continue its long-standing partnership with Breeders' Cup and show a live broadcast of this year's meeting at Del Mar Racetrack on Nov. 5 and 6. Sky Sports Racing will show the NBC-produced feed in addition to having its own talent on-site. A digital broadcast will likewise be available on attheraces.com via skysports.com.
Matthew Imi, chief executive of At The Races, said, “We're delighted to continue our valued relationship with the Breeders' Cup and it's great news that Del Mar in November will be able to welcome racegoers with 100% of seated capacity. The Breeders' Cup goes from strength to strength and continues to be a focal point and culmination for our comprehensive coverage of U.S. racing, as we stream and broadcast events throughout the year for fans in the UK and Ireland and via more than 30 bookmaker partners.”
Drew Fleming, president and chief executive officer of Breeders' Cup Limited, said, “The Breeders' Cup World Championships is a truly international event and fans around the world deserve increased access to and in-depth coverage of the world's most talented horses, jockeys, and trainers. Sky Sports Racing has been a valued long-term partner and we're pleased to be extending our relationship so they can provide coverage of the 2021 Breeders' Cup World Championships for racing fans in the UK and Ireland.”