Watch Churchill Downs’ Opening Spring Meet Weekend on FS1, FS2

May 15, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The racing action from Churchill Downs Racetrack throughout the 2020 Spring Meet will be broadcast on FOX Sports’ “America’s Day at the Races,” which will air every race day on either FS1 or FS2.

Produced by the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) in partnership with FOX Sports, “America’s Day at the Races” is the acclaimed national telecast presenting coverage and analysis of the best racing from around the country.

A combined 11 hours of national television coverage will be featured on Churchill Downs’ hotly-anticipated opening weekend (all times Eastern): 

Saturday, May 16

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (FS2)

2:30 – 6:00 p.m. (FS1)

6:00 – 6:30 p.m. (FS2)  

Sunday, May 17

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (FS2)

2:00 – 6:00 p.m. (FS1)

6:00 – 6:30 p.m. (FS2) 

All times Eastern daylight time.

“America’s Day at the Races” is hosted by Greg Wolf and Laffit Pincay III and this weekend’s broadcast team includes Andy Serling, Maggie Wolfendale, Gary Stevens, and Jonathon Kinchen.

Racing fans are encouraged to wager on racing from Churchill Downs via, the official advance-deposit wagering service for Churchill Downs Incorporated and its family of racetracks. boasts a new and improved wagering experience and mobile app combining the latest technology with the ability to wager on virtually every quarter, harness and thoroughbred horse race from venues across the globe. The new app provides users with smoother and more intuitive navigation, enhanced live-streaming capabilities allowing players to watch races while searching for their next wager, and all the best bonus offers, free bets, and promotions that is known for. also offers access to unmatched insight and analysis from our horse racing experts, handicappers, insiders, educators and Bloodstock Research Information Services (Brisnet). 

Churchill Downs will offer handicappers free Brisnet past performances courtesy of Ford each day of the 26-day Spring Meet. Horseplayers can visit for complementary Brisnet past performances along with daily expert selections from Ed DeRosa, Joe Kristufek and Scott Shapiro of and several other handicapping tips including workouts of the day from expert clocker Bruno DeJulio.  

How To Watch


Spectrum: Ch. 71 (Spectrum Select, Spectrum Silver and Spectrum Gold packages)

DirecTV: Ch. 219 (Entertainment, Choice, Xtra, Ultimate and Premier packages) 

DISH: Ch. 150 (America’s Top 250, America’s Top 200, America’s Top 120 Plus and America’s Top 120 packages)

AT&T U-Verse: Ch. 652 (U200, U300 and U450 packages)

Streaming services: Hulu, Sling (Blue or Orange+Blue) and YouTube TV  


Spectrum: Ch. 552 (Spectrum Silver and Spectrum Gold packages)

DirecTV: Ch. 618 (Xtra, Ultimate and Premier packages)

DISH: Ch. 149 (America’s Top 250, America’s Top 200 and America’s Top 120 Plus packages)

AT&T U-Verse: Ch. 651 (U200, U300 and U450 packages)

Streaming services: Hulu and YouTube TV Churchill Downs Press Release

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