SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing’s 2010 Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be broadcast live on HRTV on Friday, August 13 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. The event will also be streamed live online at www.hrtv.com and on the Museum’s Web site at www.racingmuseum.org.
“We are very pleased to have HRTV broadcast the Hall of Fame ceremony,” said Joe Aulisi, the National Museum of Racing’s director. “The HRTV network provides tremendous national exposure to the sport of Thoroughbred racing and their productions are top-notch. We look forward to being able to showcase a prestigious event such as the Hall of Fame ceremony to a much broader audience through the help of HRTV.”
The 2010 Hall of Fame class is comprised of jockeys Don Pierce and Randy Romero; trainer Michael “Buster” Millerick; and horses Azeri, Best Pal, Harry Bassett and Point Given. Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens is scheduled to be the event’s guest speaker.
The Hall of Fame ceremony will be held at the newly renovated Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The event is free and open to the public.
HRTV (www.hrtv.com) is a 24-hour, television-based multimedia network dedicated to the “Sport of Kings,” horse racing, featuring live racing action from many of the sport’s greatest racetracks. Passionate horse fans are also entertained and informed by HRTV’s award-winning documentaries, original programming, in-depth analysis and equestrian lifestyle programming. The live stream of HRTV is available on a subscription basis at www.hrtvlive.com to high speed Internet users worldwide. The HRTV television network is presently available via cable, telco video and satellite in 19 million homes in the United States.