Cox, RCN Add to TVG Stable

Horse-racing network TVG Network jumped into the starting gate with Cox Communications Inc. and RCN Corp.

The Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.-owned interactive service launched on Cox systems in Las Vegas and Lafayette, La., and on RCN systems in Washington, D.C.; Queens/Manhattan, N.Y.; and San Francisco.

Available in nearly 12 million homes, TVG features live horse racing from premier U.S. racetracks, as well as commentary, race analysis and interviews with the sport’s newsmakers, handicapping tutorials and originally produced programming for racing's major events.

The network also covers major international events such as the Dubai World Cup and the Prix de l’ Arc de Triomphe.