NBC Sports Digital and Daily Racing Form announced an agreement which will enlist “America’s Turf Authority” to provide digital content in a co-branded online venture to support NBC Sports’ Thoroughbred racing coverage, including the just completed “Road to the Kentucky Derby” television series, the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 1, and the Preakness Stakes, the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, on May 15.
The 115-year-old Daily Racing Form will host and program a customized digital horseracing section at NBCSports.com (http://drf.nbcsports.com), and provide content, tools, news coverage, including race previews, entries, results, original video analysis, race replays, past performances and access to complete profiles of all Triple Crown contenders. Powered by DRF.com, the co-branded site will also include expert selections and analysis from DRF’s award-winning team of correspondents and nationally-recognized handicapping experts.
Daily Racing Form’s development of the NBC Sports horse racing site will incorporate beginner level content to introduce, entertain and educate new fans to the nuances of the exciting world of Thoroughbred racing.
NBCSports.com racing fans can look forward to the following, powered by Daily Racing Form:
A High-Tech Real-Time Results Application for all NBC Sports Thoroughbred racing broadcasts featuring entries, pre-race analysis including predictions and real-time results of the races.
In-Depth Analysis and Features in the new co-branded NBCSports.com’s Horse Racing Section powered by Daily Racing Form.
Free past performances from Daily Racing Form including exclusive Beyer Speed Figures available to all NBCSports.com Horse Racing Section visitors for Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.
Video features from DRF experts on everything from how to place a bet, instructional ticket making to terminology of horse racing.