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

    Oct 28, 2014Dallas-Washington delivers ESPN’s highest ‘MNF’ overnight since 2010

    ESPN’s latest edition of “Monday Night Football,” featuring Dallas and Washington, garnered a 12.1 overnight rating, the highest MNF overnight since 2010. [ESPN Media Zone]

    Oct 23, 2014Esiason commissioner of Kitty Football League

    CBS’s Boomer Esiason, who played for the NFL’s Bengals, Cardinals and Jets, has been named commissioner of the Kitty Football League [The Big Lead]

    Oct 23, 2014Sports Illustrated writer Klemko suspended

    Sports Illustrated MMQB writer Robert Klemko has been suspended four weeks after alleged incident with cab driver in Chicago. [Deadspin]

    more of The Buzz »