WHITNEY, TEST & FASIG-TIPTON SARATOGA SALE TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON HRRN
VISITBARBADOS.ORG, EMBRACE THE RACE®, MARYLAND HORSE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION
ARE PRESENTING SPONSORS
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup World Championships, continues their “Saturdays at Saratoga” broadcast series live from historic Saratoga Race Course this Saturday with exclusive radio coverage of two prestigious Grade 1 events, the 92nd running of the $1,000,000 Whitney Stakes and 94th renewal of the $500,000 Test Stakes. HRRN’s meet long “Saturdays at Saratoga” coverage is presented by visitbarbados.org.
Whitney day coverage begins at 8:00 a.m. ET with HRRN’s popular Equine Forum show presented by Red Brand Fence. Mike Penna and Jude Feld will host the show live from Saratoga with interviews and analysis of the days stakes races. Live coverage of the Whitney and Test Stakes is scheduled for 5:00-6:00 p.m. ET.
The winner of the Whitney will earn a spot in the starting gate of the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday, November 2 at Santa Anita Park as part of the Breeders’ Cup ‘Win and You’re In’ Challenge series. Mike Penna will anchor the coverage alongside analysts Jude feld and Anthony Stabile, with NYRA and NBC announcer Larry Collmus providing the live call of each race.
On Monday, August 5 and Tuesday, August 6, HRRN will move across Union Avenue to the Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion to provide live coverage of the 99th Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale. Coverage both nights is presented by EMBRACE THE RACE® and the Maryland Horse Breeders Association.
All broadcasts can be heard throughout North America on Sirius 219/XM 201 along with select terrestrial affiliates across the country. Live streaming and podcasts are also available on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. In addition, Fasig-Tipton will stream HRRN’s audio coverage of the sale at www.fasigtipton.com.
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).