The Breeders’ Cup World Championships is set to return to Keeneland this year. This famous horse racing event will take place on November 6 and 7 in 2020, but it will take place behind closed doors due to the ongoing health crisis and restrictions.
So, how can you use the latest modern technology to enjoy these races in Kentucky more than ever before?
Get a Thorough Build-Up
For a lot of sports fans, it is the build-up to a big event that really gets them excited. Looking at the statistics and trying to work out which horse is going to win is one of the best parts of any race for many people.
This year, you will discover a greater variety of resources to look at in the build-up than ever before. From blogs to YouTube previews and specialist racing publication websites, you can see all that you want to know whenever it suits you.
Real-time updates and comprehensive previews from racing experts make sure that you can spend as long as you want to in getting the full picture. Whether you start looking for information long before the races or wait until the last minute, you can be certain that you will be fully informed before the action begins in Kentucky.
Watch It Live on a Mobile Device
With no crowds due at Keeneland this year, the chance to watch it on the screen is going to be more important than ever. The largest Saturday attendance at the Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland was just over 50,000, in 2015, so it will be a little bit strange to see the horses run with no crowds to cheer them on to the finishing line.
Thankfully, this big horse racing festival is typically watched by millions of TV viewers, and there is every chance that the 2020 version breaks viewing records. 2.08 million people watched the 2019 telecast on the NBC Sports Network of the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday.
It will be even easier to do this year, as you can watch the action unfold on a mobile device if you prefer. No matter where you are and what else you are doing, you can use a mobile app to follow the stream effortlessly and without any fuss.
Place a Secure Online Bet
Betting on horse races is something that has held a huge amount of appeal for many years. In the past, the best approach was to place your wagers at the racetrack, but once again the possibilities offered by the latest technology come to the rescue.
With no live audience at Keeneland this year, it seems likely that there is an increase in the number of people who carry out their Breeders’ Cup betting activity online this time. To get set up on a betting site and then see the latest odds click here.
Most importantly, this is now a completely safe and secure way of placing bets. Look for a highly-rated, professional betting website where the payouts are guaranteed and where good customer support is available if you ever need it.
A Look Ahead
It seems clear that online technology will keep advancing, to give us an even better horse racing experience. Perhaps virtual reality and augmented reality will provide the next big breakthroughs that add even more value to the experience of watching the Breeders’ Cup in future years.
For the moment, the unique circumstances and the lack of spectators at this event mean that it may prove to be a crucial moment in which lots of horse racing fans change their habits and decide to follow the races online.
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