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Tirico To Replace Hammond As Host Of NBC's Triple Crown Horse Racing Coverage

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 25 / 17

Mike Tirico is "taking the reins" from Tom Hammond as host of NBC's Triple Crown horse racing coverage, according to Beth Harris of the AP. Hammond has "accepted a reduced role after covering racing for more than 30 years" at the net. He turns 73 on May 10. Hammond, a native of Lexington, Ky., will ...

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