Indiana University

National Sports Journalism Center

Sports Media News

Horse racing ratings: Calvin Borel’s victory aboard Super Saver highest-rated Kentucky Derby since 1992

"The Kentucky Derby’s television ratings are the highest in 18 years," Sports Media Watch writes, adding, "NBC said Saturday’s coverage of Calvin Borel riding Super Saver to victory for the third time in four years drew a 10.3 overnight rating and a 23 share. That’s up one percent from last year’s 10.2/22, when 16.3 million viewers made 50-1 shot Mine That Bird’s win the most-watched Derby in 20 years. It’s also an increase of seven percent from 9.5/21 in 2008 when Big Brown won. It’s the highest overnight rating since Lil E Tee won in 1992."
Tools: | permalink

No Responses to “Horse racing ratings: Calvin Borel’s victory aboard Super Saver highest-rated Kentucky Derby since 1992”


    Leave a Reply

    You must be logged in to post a comment.

    Our Voices

    Guest Blogs

    more Guest Blogs »

    The Buzz

    Sep 26, 2014YES Network sets viewership record in Jeter’s final home game

    The Sept. 25 New York Yankees-Baltimore Orioles game,¬†better known as¬†Derek Jeter’s last home game, drew a 10.84 local rating and 1.245 million viewers, making it […]

    Sep 24, 2014Yankees’ Jeter honored with Historic Achievement Award

    MLB Commissioner Bud Selig presented Derek Jeter with the Historic Achievement Award, making him just the 15th honoree since 1998. [@AndrewMarchand]

    Sep 19, 2014Goodell’s presser crashed by Howard Stern writer

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s press conference was halted briefly by “Howard Stern Show” writer Benjy Bronk, who was escorted out, kicking and screaming, by security. […]

    more of The Buzz »