Boy did the networks drop the ball on this one.
After finding out that her taking on the boys in the Haskell was only going to be on TVG, just before the race I flipped through the TV menu to see what was on the other channels that was more important-
ESPN had NASCAR
ESPN 2 had WTP Tennis
As for the local LA CBS, NBC or ABC affiliates
CBS had Sports Central
NBC had Canadian Cartoons
ABC had Power Rangers.
Let's see............... A ratings bump while a filly goes for HOY, or............Cartoons.