For Immediate Release April 8, 2016
WOOD MEMORIAL, BLUE GRASS AND SANTA ANITA DERBY LIVE ON HRRN THIS SATURDAY
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY continues down the road to the Kentucky Derby with exclusive coverage of three major Derby prep races each offering a $1 million purse and 170 Kentucky Derby qualifying points.
HRRN’s broadcast, which begins at 4:00 p.m. ET, includes the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, Keeneland’s Blue Grass Stakes and the Santa Anita Derby from Santa Anita. Coverage will be aired throughout North America on SiriusXM channel 83 and available via live streaming on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. Listeners can also access the stream on mobile devices by visiting the HRRN site.
HRRN’s Mike Penna will be joined by analysts Jude Feld and Ellis Starr to anchor Saturday’s broadcast from Keeneland in Lexington, KY. Hall of Fame turf writer Jennie Rees will provide pre and post race commentary from the paddock and winners’ circle. Anthony Stabile and Acacia Courtney will join the coverage from Aqueduct in Ozone Park, NY while Jeff Bloom will be on-site at Santa Anita in Arcadia, CA.
In addition to the three Derby prep races, the three hour broadcast will include a trio of stakes on the Keeneland undercard; the Commonwealth (G3), Shakertown (G2) and Madison (G1).
Penna and Feld will begin Saturday’s coverage with their popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, which can be heard from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. ET on SiriusXM channel 93 and via live streaming provided 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 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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