May 28, 2015 (Mt. Laurel, NJ) – On Saturday June 6th, the thoroughbred horse racing phenom American Pharoah makes his historic bid for a Triple Crown title. And for the second year, TelVue® Corporation (OTC: TEVE) will be Internet broadcasting the spectacle in crystal clear 1080p HD. This live HD Over-The-Top (OTT) broadcast of horse racing’s third jewel in the crown, the Belmont Stakes, is available exclusively to the New York Racing Association’s (NYRA) Rewards members.
“TelVue’s video streaming technology opens up our racing events to a much larger potential audience,” explains Tom Thill, NYRA’s VP and Chief Information Officer. “NYRA Rewards members who can’t make it to the track are thrilled to be able to watch and wager on the races – live over the Internet.”
The NYRA Rewards’ Roku® TV channel gives members daily access to 1080p HD live and replay video streams of important races from more than 150 race tracks. The first weekend in June all eyes will be on Belmont Park again, where the odds-on favorite American Pharoah tries to become the first thoroughbred since 1978 to win the sport’s most elusive and prestigious title.
“TelVue is pleased to support NYRA in bringing this important race to the living rooms of NYRA Rewards members,” says TelVue Senior Vice President Paul Andrews. “Our low latency, secure, and encrypted Roku OTT video streaming solutions are ideal for broadcasting high value live sports action to fans wherever they are.”
TelVue provides the live and better-than-broadcast TV, 1080p HD streaming solution for all NYRA members with a NYRA Rewards account and a Roku Internet Streaming account.