17 HOURS OF LIVE BREEDERS’ CUP COVERAGE BEGINS WEDNESDAY ON HRRN
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Friday they will return to Santa Anita Park in Arcadia California to provide 17 hours of live Breeders’ Cup coverage beginning Wednesday, October 29.
HRRN, the exclusive radio partner of the Breeders’ Cup, will host national radio coverage of racing’s championship days for the eighth consecutive year.
Coverage begins Wednesday morning with the first of three Breeders’ Cup Countdown shows hosted live from Santa Anita’s Clockers’ Corner from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET. The Breeders’ Cup Countdown, presented by Jimmy John’s, can be heard each morning Wednesday through Friday and features interviews with jockeys, trainers, owners, handicappers, and various industry professionals, as well as real time reports and updates as Breeders’ Cup contenders appear on the track.
HRRN returns with exclusive coverage of all thirteen Breeders’ Cup races on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1. Friday’s broadcast begins at 4:00 p.m. ET with a special Breeders’ Cup edition of the network’s weekly handicapping show, the Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview, which will lead into live coverage of the day’s Breeders’ Cup races from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET.
Saturday’s full slate kicks off with HRRN’s popular Saturday morning talk show, the Equine Forum, from 8 – 10 a.m. ET followed by coverage of all nine Breeders’ Cup races from 3:00-9:00 p.m. ET. The broadcasts will feature with pre and post race interviews, analysis and track announcer Trevor Denman’s live call of every Breeders’ Cup race.
HRRN broadcasts will be aired throughout North America on SiriusXM satellite radio as well as on terrestrial affiliates throughout the country. Coverage will also available worldwide via live streaming provided on both the HRRN and Breeders’ Cup websites at www.horseracingradio.net, and www.breederscup.com. The stream can also be accessed on smart phones and tablets by visiting the HRRN site. A complete listing of affiliates and SiriusXM channel information can also be found on the network’s website.
Additional Breeders’ Cup week programming on HRRN includes: Trainer Talk, presented by Fasig-Tipton on Wednesday and the Brisnet.com Call In Show on Thursday. Both shows can be heard live from 6:00-7:00 ET on Sirius 220 and XM 206 with live streaming and an archived podcast available on the HRRN website.
HRRN President, Mike Penna will anchor the coverage alongside analysts Kurt Becker and Jeff Bloom with paddock interviews and commentary provided by Sean Clancy and Gabby Gaudet.
Lee Dellapina and Shawn Seay will produce.
HRRN Breeders’ Cup Week Broadcast Schedule:
Wednesday, October 29: Breeders' Cup Countdown Show 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET
Wednesday, October 29: Trainer Talk presented by Fasig-Tipton 6 - 7 p.m. ET
Thursday, October 30: Breeders' Cup Countdown Show 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET
Thursday, October 30: Brisnet.com Call In Show 6 - 7 p.m. ET
Friday, October 31: Breeders' Cup Countdown Show 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET
Friday, October 31: Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview 4 - 5 p.m. ET
Friday, October 31: Breeders’ Cup Race Broadcast 5 - 8 p.m. ET
Saturday, November 1: Equine Forum Show 8 - 10 a.m. ET
Saturday, November 1: Breeders Cup Race Broadcast 3 - 9 p.m. ET
The Horse Racing Radio Network is your home for Eclipse Award winning coverage of the biggest events in racing throughout the year. In 2014, HRRN will broadcast more than 100 stakes races from racetracks across the country, and is the exclusive radio network of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness , Belmont Stakes and Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
HRRN also produces a series of popular talk shows aired throughout the week on SiriusXM satellite radio: 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)