For Immediate Release August 4, 2016
HRRN TO PROVIDE LIVE COVERAGE OF SATURDAY’S GRADE 1 WHITNEY FROM SARATOGA
Coverage to air throughout North America on SiriusXM channel 83
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, will once again broadcast live from Saratoga Race Course this Saturday with exclusive radio coverage of the 89th Whitney beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET.
Coverage will be aired nationwide on SiriusXM channel 83 along with select terrestrial affiliates across the country. In addition, the broadcast will be streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. Live streaming can be accessed on computers, smartphones and mobile devices.
Part of HRRN’s meet long “Saturdays at Saratoga” series presented by visitbarbados.org, the Whitney is a “Win and You’re In” for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic to be held at Santa Anita on Saturday, November 5. The broadcast will also feature live coverage of the Grade 3 Fasig-Tipton Waya and the 91st running of the Grade 1 Test.
Mike Penna and analyst Jude Feld will host the coverage with NYRA announcer Larry Collmus providing the live call of each race.
Penna and Feld will also host HRRN’s popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, live from Saratoga on Saturday morning featuring several special guests including trainers Mark Casse and Jimmy Jerkens. The show can be heard from 8-10 a.m. ET on SiriusXM 93 as well as on HRRN affiliates in Lexington, Louisville and across the country, and is streamed worldwide and podcast on the HRRN website.
A complete schedule of upcoming broadcasts along with SiriusXM and affiliate information can be found on the HRRN website.
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). Select race broadcasts are available in Spanish through the HRRN en Español broadcast platform.
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