150th TRAVERS STAKES TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON HRRN SATURDAY
Coverage Presented by Red Brand Fence, Visitbarbados.org and Breeders’ Cup
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, Kentucky and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup World Championships, announced Thursday, they will provide exclusive radio coverage of the 150th running of the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers Stakes (G1) this Saturday.
The network’s 3-hour broadcast of the “Mid-Summer Derby” will air throughout North America from 3-6 p.m. ET on SiriusXM channel 156 and will be streamed live to a worldwide audience on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
Coverage, presented by Red Brand Fence, visitbarbados.org and Breeders’ Cup, will also include a trio of major stakes races on the Travers undercard; the Ballston Spa (G2), Personal Ensign (G1) and Sword Dancer (G1). Three additional Grade 1 stakes, the Forego, Ballerina and H. Allen Jerkens Memorial presented by Runhappy will be aired on taped delay. The Ballerina, Personal Ensign and Sword Dancer are Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” events. Post time for the Travers (G1) is 5:44 PM ET.
Anthony Stabile will anchor the broadcast alongside analyst Mike Beer with Saratoga and NBC track announcer Larry Collmus providing the live call of each race.
HRRN begins their Travers day coverage Saturday morning with a special edition of their popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum presented by Red Brand Fence. The show, hosted by Mike Penna and Jude Feld, features interviews with special guests to preview the day’s stakes races.
Listeners can tune in to the Equine Forum from 8-10 a.m. ET nationwide on Sirius 219/XM 201 along with terrestrial affiliates across the country and is streamed live and podcast on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
The Horse Racing Radio Network is your home for Eclipse Award winning coverage of the biggest events in racing throughout the year. In 2019, HRRN will broadcast more than 125 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), Trainer Talk presented by Fasig-Tipton (Wednesday, 6-7 p.m. ET), Brisnet Call In Show (Thursday, 6-7 p.m. ET), Weekend Stakes Preview presented by NYRA Bets (Friday, 6-7 p.m. ET) and the Equine Forum (Saturday, 8-10 a.m. ET).
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