For Immediate Release May 17, 2016
HRRN PREAKNESS STAKES COVERAGE BEGINS WEDNESDAY WITH POST POSITION DRAW LIVE FROM PIMLICO
Coverage to include special Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Showcase,
Black Eyed Susan and 141st Preakness
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the 2016 Triple Crown, announced today they will return to Pimlico Race Course with exclusive radio coverage of the
141st Preakness Stakes for the ninth consecutive year.
HRRN‘s on-site coverage begins Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. ET with a special one hour program showcasing the Maryland Thoroughbred industry followed by live coverage of the Preakness Post Position Draw from 5:00-6:00 p.m. ET. Both shows are presented by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and can be heard throughout North America on Sirius 220/XM 206 with live streaming provided on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
On Friday, HRRN presents live coverage of the 92nd Black Eyed Susan (G2) beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET before returning Saturday with a full slate of Preakness day broadcasts culminating with exclusive coverage of the 141st Preakness Stakes (G1) from 5:00-7:30 p.m. ET produced in partnership with NBC Sports and Westwood One.
HRRN’s Preakness day schedule begins with the network’s popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum presented by farmpaint.com, hosted live from Pimlico from 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET before returning at 2:00 p.m. ET with live coverage of the Preakness day undercard stakes. All Saturday broadcasts will air nationwide on SiriusXM channel 93 along with HRRN affiliates across the country and be streamed live on the HRRN website. Streaming is available on computers, smart phones and mobile devices.
HRRN’s Mike Penna will anchor the broadcasts along with analysts Jude Feld and Kurt Becker. Jeff Bloom and Tom Leach will provide trackside reports and interviews with NBC announcer Larry Collmus and Pimlico announcer Dave Rodman providing the call of the races.
A full listing of nationwide affiliates and SiriusXM channel information for all broadcasts can be found on the schedule page of the HRRN website.
Additional HRRN programming throughout Preakness week includes Xpressbet Radio from 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon. Xpressbet Radio is followed each night at 6:00 p.m. ET by Trainer Talk presented by Fasig-Tipton on Wednesday, the Brisnet.com Call In Show on Thursday and the Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview on Friday. Each show can be heard on Sirius 220/XM 206 and on the HRRN website.
HRRN Preakness Week Broadcast Schedule:
Tuesday, May 17:
Jock Talk 6-7 p.m. ET Presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Wednesday, May 18:
Xpressbet Radio 3-4 p.m. ET
Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Showcase 4-5 p.m. ET Presented by Maryland Horse Breeders Assoc.
Preakness 141 Post Position Draw 5-6 p.m. ET Presented by Maryland Horse Breeders Assoc.
Trainer Talk 6-7 p.m. ET Presented by Fasig-Tipton
Thursday, May 19:
Xpressbet Radio 3-6 p.m. ET
Brisnet.com Call in Show 6-7 p.m. ET
Friday, May 20:
Xpressbet Radio 3-4 p.m. ET
Black Eyed Susan 4-5 p.m. ET
Xpressbet Radio 5-6 p.m. ET
Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview 6-7 p.m. ET
Saturday, May 21:
Equine Forum Show 8-10 a.m. ET Presented by Farmpaint.com
Preakness Undercard 2-5 p.m. ET
Preakness Stakes 141 5:00-7:30 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 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).
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