For Immediate Release August 11, 2016
HALL OF FAME, ARLINGTON MILLION AND FOURSTARDAVE HIGHLIGHT STELLAR WEEKEND ON HRRN
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, begins a full slate of weekend programming Friday morning as they broadcast live from the Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, NY to provide coverage of the 2016 Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies starting at 10:00 a.m. ET.
Listeners can tune in worldwide on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net to hear live speeches from Hall of Fame inductees including trainer Steve Asmussen, jockey Ramon Dominguez and the connections of champions Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta.
On Saturday, HRRN kicks off a jam packed day of racing coverage with their popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, beginning at 8:00 a.m. ET followed by exclusive coverage of the Arlington Million (G1), Beverly D. (G1), Secretariat (G1), Adirondack (G2) and Fourstardave (G2) at 4:30 p.m. ET.
The winner of the Arlington Million will earn an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Turf, while the Beverly D. is a “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf to be contested at Santa Anita Park on Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5.
HRRN’s Equine Forum show can be heard throughout North America on SiriusXM 93 as well as on HRRN affiliates in Lexington, Louisville and across the country. The network’s live race coverage Saturday afternoon will air on SiriusXM channel 81. All HRRN broadcasts are also available via live streaming provided on the HRRN website which can be accessed on computers, smartphones and mobile devices.
The Adirondack and Fourstardave are part of HRRN’s meet long “Saturdays at Saratoga” series presented by visitbarbados.org, which includes the Alabama (G1) on August 20, the Travers Stakes (G1) on August 27 and the Woodward (G1) on September 3.
Mike Penna and Jude Feld will anchor the weekend coverage from Arlington with Anthony Stabile and Acacia Courtney broadcast from Saratoga. NYRA announcer Larry Collmus will provide the live call of the Saratoga stakes while Arlington announcer John G. Dooley will have the call of the Million day program.
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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