ELMONT, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced it has partnered with FOX Sports to present live coverage and analysis of Sunday’s 2020 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe from Longchamp Racecourse in Paris.
Sunday’s special broadcast will air on FS1 from 9:30-11 a.m. Eastern, with the Group 1 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe for 3-year-olds and up going 1 1/2 miles on the turf to feature a bid by the 6-year-old filly Enable for a record third win in the race. Coverage will also include the Group 1 Prix de L’Opera Longines for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up at 1 1/4 miles on the turf.
Both races are part of the Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series with the winners earning automatic entry to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 6 and 7 at Keeneland Race Course. The winner of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe heads to the Breeders’ Cup Turf, with the winner of Prix de L’Opera Longines qualifying for the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf.
Post time for the Group 1 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe will be 10:05 a.m. with the Group 1 Prix de L’Opera Longines set for 10:50 a.m.
Hosted by Katherine Ford, Sunday’s broadcast team from Longchamp will include commentary and analysis by Ian Bartlett, Fanny Salmon, Arthur Cooper and retired jockey Thomas Huet. NYRA’s Greg Wolf will anchor the stateside coverage originating from Belmont Park. The broadcast will be presented with limited commercial interruption.
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Photo: Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe from Longchamp Racecourse in Paris courtesy Longchamp Racecourse.