TSN has announced that the network has signed a three-year deal with NBCUniversal Television Canada to air the Belmont Stakes – the final leg of horse racing’s prestigious Triple Crown.

TSN’s coverage begins this year with Jockey Mario Gutierrez and Canadian thoroughbred I’ll Have Another looking to make history on Saturday by winning the elusive Triple Crown. TSN has live coverage of the Belmont Stakes on June 9 at 5 p.m. ET.

“There is nothing bigger in horse racing than winning the Triple Crown and we are thrilled to be able to bring the Belmont Stakes to Canadians for the next three years,” said Shawn Redmond, Vice-President of Programming and Marketing, TSN. “We’ll be joining all Canadians in cheering on I’ll Have Another on what could be a momentous occasion in Canadian sports history.” Continue reading »