For Immediate Release March 3, 2016
SANDY LANE BARBADOS GOLD CUP, GOTHAM AND GULFSTREAM GRADED STAKES HIGHLIGHT SUPER SATURDAY ON HRRN
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY will achieve another milestone this Saturday when the network hosts their first broadcast from an international venue as they travel to Garrison Savannah Racetrack in Barbados.
HRRN President Mike Penna and analyst Jude Feld will provide exclusive radio coverage of the 35th Grade 1 Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup beginning at 3:00 p.m. ET. The broadcast can be heard throughout North America on Sirius 108 and XM 202 with worldwide streaming provided on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
In addition, HRRN’s Anthony Stabile and Acacia Courtney will have full coverage of Aqueduct’s Grade 3 Gotham and a trio of graded stakes from Gulfstream Park immediately following coverage of the Barbados Gold Cup. The full slate of Saturday race coverage airs from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET.
Penna and Feld will begin Saturday’s coverage with a special Barbados Gold Cup edition of their popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, host live from Garrison Savannah from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. ET Saturday morning.
The broadcast marks yet another milestone for HRRN, which in 2015 partnered with NBC Sports and Westwood One to broadcast thoroughbred racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. In addition, the network has been the exclusive radio partner of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships since 2007.
HRRN’s Gold Cup coverage is presented by Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc., Sandy Lane Hotel and the Barbados Turf Club, while coverage of the Gotham Stakes (G3) is presented by Sunrise Stallions, home to Big Brown, Frost Giant and his full brother Heavy Breathing. The network’s broadcast of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2), Mac Diarmida (G2) and Very One (G3) is sponsored by First Dude, Florida’s leading Freshman sire standing at Double Diamond Farm.
The Horse Racing Radio Network is your home for Eclipse Award winning coverage of the biggest events in racing throughout the year. In 2015, HRRN will broadcast more than 100 stakes races from racetracks across the country, and is the official radio network of the Kentucky Derby, 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: 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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