For Immediate Release December 7, 2016
‘HRRN EN ESPANOL’ TO BROADCAST LIVE FROM CAMARERO RACETRACK WITH COVERAGE OF CLASICO DEL CARIBE THIS WEEKEND
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup World Championships, announced Wednesday, their Spanish broadcast team of Roberto “El Potro” Rodriguez and Eloy Vielma will host 5 hours of live Clásico del Caribe coverage from Camarero Racetrack (Hipódromo Camarero) in Puerto Rico this weekend on HRRN’s Spanish broadcast platform HRRN en Español.
The two day coverage, aired live on www.hrrnenespanol.com, begins Saturday morning with the networks popular weekly talk show “Hablando de Hipismo” at 10:00 a.m. ET, before returning Saturday afternoon with live coverage of the Copa Confraternidad a premier race for older horses, at 4:00 p.m. ET. (5:00 p.m. local time in Puerto Rico)
On Sunday afternoon, Rodriguez and Vielma will host a 3-hour broadcast of major stakes races highlighted by the 50th running of the Clásico del Caribe, the Caribbean’s signature race for three-year-olds. Coverage begins at 3:30 p.m ET (4:30 p.m. local time in Puerto Rico) and is available worldwide on the HRRN en Español website.
“For more than a decade HRRN has taken great pride in providing coverage of our sports biggest events,” said HRRN President Mike Penna. “We have received a tremendous amount of positive feedback on our Spanish broadcast platform since launching this past summer. Having the opportunity to provide on-site coverage of this important event is a remarkable privilege and a wonderful endorsement of HRRN en Español. We thank everyone at Camarero Racetrack for their support.”
“After the success of our Spanish Breeders’ Cup coverage, which is considered an international event, we felt the desire to cover one of the most important events for Spanish-speaking horse racing fans, the Clásico del Caribe,” said HRRN en Español host Roberto Rodriguez. “Being part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Clásico de Caribe will be an incredible experience. I would like to thank our sponsors for making this possible. We are looking forward for two incredible days of broadcasts from La Isla del Encanto, Puerto Rico.”
Next year’s Clásico del Caribe will be held for the first time at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
About HRRN en Español:
HRRN en Español which debuted under the HRRN banner at Saratoga in July, offers live coverage of major stakes races throughout the year including the Pegasus World Cup, Florida Derby, Travers, Breeders’ Cup World Championships and Clásico del Caribe. In addition, HRRN en Español produces a weekly Spanish language talk show “Hablando de Hipismo” which translates to “Talking Racing” in English. Hosted every Saturday morning by Roberto “El Potro” Rodriguez and Eloy Vielma live from Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL, Hablando de Hipismo can be heard worldwide from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. ET via live streaming on the HRRN en Español website, www.hrrnenespanol.com.
The Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) is your home for Eclipse Award winning coverage of the biggest events in racing throughout the year. In 2016, HRRN will broadcast more than 100 stakes races from racetracks across the United States and around the world. HRRN is the official radio network of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont Stakes and Breeders’ Cup World Championships and produces a series of popular talk shows aired throughout the week on SiriusXM satellite radio: Xpressbet Radio on HRRN (Wednesday – Friday, 3-6 p.m. ET), Jock Talk presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka (Tuesday, 6-7 p.m. ET), Trainer Talk presented by Fasig-Tipton (Wednesday, 6-7 p.m. ET), Brisnet Call In Show (Thursday, 6-7 p.m. ET), Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview (Friday, 6-7 p.m. ET) and the Equine Forum (Saturday, 8-10 a.m. ET). Select race broadcasts are available in Spanish through the HRRN en Español broadcast platform.
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