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NBC Sports places bet on horse racing

04 / 21 / 14

NBC Sports is doubling down on horse racing and will broadcast 11 racing programs in the next few months with a spot in one of 14 races at this year’s Breeders’ Cup at stake. The package of races, labeled as The Breeders’ Cup C...

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