With Triple Crown Opportunity Gone, NBC Sports Group Makes Statement on Belmont Stakes Coverage

via press release:

NBC SPORTS GROUP STATEMENT ON BELMONT STAKES COVERAGE
 
 
Doug O’Neill’s 1 p.m. ET Press Conference to Air Live on NBC Sports Network and Streamed on NBCSports.com
 
“While we are obviously disappointed that our show won’t feature I’ll Have Another going for the elusive Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes is still an iconic event on the sports schedule, and the NBC Sports Group broadcasts will treat it as such. We’re working now to adjust the game plan accordingly.”

Statement from Adam Freifeld, VP Communications, NBC Sports Group

NBC SPORTS NETWORK AND NBCSPORTS.COM TO COVER PRESS CONFERENCE LIVE: I’ll Have Another trainer Doug O’Neill will conduct a press conference today at 1 p.m. ET about the decision to scratch the horse from tomorrow’s Belmont Stakes. The press conference will be covered live on NBC Sports Network and streamed live on NBCSports.com.

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