Royal Ascot on TV: Comments on the Coverage

https://youtu.be/c4AmyKw-UkU Featured in the telecast was this custom Royal Ascot globe made by Bellerby & Co. The broadcast featured a story about the making of this globe, plus images of the Royal Ascot globe were used for transitions between the program, a.k.a., "bumps." In Summer 2017, NBC Sports aired horse racing live from Royal Ascot for the ...

A Clydesdale Valentine

Look what greeted me when I opened my newest TV Guide. The text in the graphic says 25 of the 101 Budweiser Super Bowl commercials have included the Clydesdales. From the Jan. 30 - Feb 12, 2017, issue of TV Guide Magazine. Actually, the text says "featuring Clydesdales." Here lately, the commercials have been mostly "including." ...

May cultural and societal forces be with you, Pegasus World Cup

A pony wins hearts and minds -- as well as a prime spot in the memory banks of young fans AND their parents. On the NYRA tour of the Saratoga backstretch. Move over, Dubai World Cup, with your paltry $10 million purse. Here comes the first $12 million Pegasus World Cup at Florida's Gulfstream Park. For ...