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90TH HAMBLETONIAN TO AIR LIVE ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK

90TH HAMBLETONIAN TO AIR LIVE ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK
By Moira Fanning, publicity director, the Hambletonian Society

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – August 5, 2015 -- CBS Sports Network will present a 90-minute live telecast of the first leg of the Trotting Triple Crown, the $1.2 million Hambletonian, from the Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 4-5:30 p.m. (EDT).

CBS Sports Network, which has been the home of the Hambletonian since 2012, also will air the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks and, for the first time, the $300,000 Cane Pace, the first leg of Pacing’s Triple Crown.

“Live television of the Hambletonian has always been a top priority of the Hambletonian Society,” said Tom Charters, president of the organization which owns and administers 135 of racing’s most important events. “The Hambletonian has been televised for over 40 years, and we’re proud to continue that tradition on CBS Sport Network, with the support of our host racetrack, the Meadowlands, and the United States Trotting Association.”

The on-air team for the Hambletonian is a stellar trio of award-winning harness racing veterans. Gary Seibel, a host of racing coverage on ESPN, NBC, CBS and TVG, will anchor the coverage. A member of harness racing’s Communicators Hall of Fame, Seibel will be appearing on his 23rd straight Hambletonian broadcast.

Dave Brower, one of harness racing’s sharpest handicappers, will co-anchor. Brower is an alumnus of "Racing from the Meadowlands" television program on SNY, Fox Sports New York, MSG Networks and TVG's “Drive Time”. This is his fourth year as co-host of the Hambletonian on CBS Sports Network.

Justin Horowitz returns in his role of trackside reporter. Horowitz, a former sports journalist in Minnesota and New York, is now the racing and media manager for Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs in New York and Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment.

Emmy Award winner Mike Trager and the Trager Group have been executive producers of the Hambletonian broadcasts for the past 25 years. The award winning team will be led by producer Joel Feld and director Bruce Treut, both Hambletonian broadcast veterans.

Meadowlands announcer Ken Warkentin will provide his racing expertise and race call.

The 90th Hambletonian show will re-air Sunday morning, August 9 at 9:30 a.m. (EDT).

In the fall, harness racing action on CBS Sports Network includes the $600,000 Little Brown Jug, brought to you by Fazoli’s, from the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio on Thursday, September 24 from 5-6:30 p.m. (EDT).

For channel finder, visit cbssportsnetwork.com

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