Broomfield, Colo. -- TV Guide Inc. subsidiary TV Games
Network (TVG) planned to preview its upcoming live racing channel launch last Saturday
during the Kentucky Derby, on a video display at Churchill Downs.
Featuring interactive wagering, the 24-hour network
underwent a five-year market trial in Kentucky, and it will launch nationally in July.
TVG will feature thoroughbred, harness and quarter horse
racing from 21 major tracks across the country, including Aqueduct Race Track, Belmont
Park and Churchill Downs. In addition to live racing, the network plans to feature daily
educational and entertainment programming related to the sport.