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MSG Networks announces Live Horse Racing Schedule for The Fall

By Dan Schoenberg; Brian Fisher | 09/13/2013 12:54 PM ET

The New York Racing Series on MSG+

Four Live Racing Specials from Belmont Park Starting Saturday, September 14

MSG Networks, along with The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA), announced today that MSG+ will telecast The New York Racing Series, featuring four live thoroughbred racing specials from Belmont Park, starting Saturday, September 14. All racing specials in The New York Racing Series will air from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Between September 14 and October 19, The New York Racing Series will showcase a total of 8 live races from Belmont Park, including four Grade 1 races. The lineup of races includes the Garden City, Noble Damsel, Foxwoods Champagne, Frizette, Jamaica, Pilgrim, Miss Grillo and the New York Showcase Day presented by The New York Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund, featuring seven stakes races for New York-bred horses.

The New York Racing Series telecasts on MSG+ will feature host Jason Blewitt with analysts Eric Donovan, Richard Migliore, Andy Serling and Maggie Wolfendale.

Below is the full schedule for The New York Racing Series on MSG+.

Saturday, Sept. 14 5:00 p.m. Belmont Park Garden City
Noble Damsel
Saturday, Oct. 5 5:00 p.m. Belmont Park Foxwoods Champagne
Sunday, Oct. 6 5:00 p.m. Belmont Park Pilgrim
Miss Grillo
Saturay, Oct. 19 5:00 p.m. Belmont Park New York Showcase Day


MSG Networks is the exclusive local television home of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres (Upstate New York only), New York Liberty and New York Red Bulls, and the official regional sports networks of the New York Giants. MSG Networks also telecasts over 100 live college basketball games and over 35 live college football games from top national conferences (ACC, SEC, Big 12, Big East, Pac 12, Conference USA), as well as horse racing, boxing and award-winning original programming. In 2013, MSG Networks received 18 New York Emmy Awards, including 16 for MSG and one each for MSG+ and MSG.com. MSG's 85 Emmys over the past six years are more than any single network or station in the region during that time.

For more information, go to www.msg.com and www.facebook.com/MSGNetworks and follow @MSGNetworks on Twitter.

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