For Immediate Release October 22, 2015
HRRN LAUNCHES MORE THAN 20 HOURS OF EXCLUSIVE BREEDERS’ CUP COVERAGE TUESDAY
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Thursday, an extensive Breeders’ Cup week schedule hosted live from Keeneland Race Course beginning Tuesday, October 27 and culminating Saturday, October 31 with the network’s exclusive radio coverage of the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.
HRRN, the official radio partner of the Breeders’ Cup, will broadcast racing’s championship days for the ninth consecutive year. Over the past two years, listeners in more than 60 countries have made HRRN their home for the Breeders’ Cup.
HRRN’s coverage begins Tuesday morning with the first of four Breeders’ Cup Countdown shows hosted live from Keeneland Race Course. The Breeders’ Cup Countdown, presented by Lexington, KY area Jimmy John’s, can be heard each morning Tuesday through Friday from 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET. Listeners will be treated to interviews with jockeys, trainers, owners, handicappers, and various industry professionals as well as real time reports and updates as Breeders’ Cup contenders appear on the track.
HRRN returns with coverage of all thirteen Breeders’ Cup races on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31 presented by CalDensity. Friday’s broadcast can be heard from 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET. followed by six hours of coverage on Saturday beginning at noon ET. The broadcasts will feature pre and post race interviews, analysis and the live call of every Breeders’ Cup race from Keeneland track announcer Kurt Becker.
In addition to Saturday’s live race coverage, HRRN will present a special Breeders’ Cup day edition of their popular Saturday morning talk show, the Equine Forum presented by Lane’s End, from 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET.
HRRN’s broadcasts will be aired throughout North America on SiriusXM satellite radio as well as on terrestrial affiliates throughout the country with live streaming provided on both the HRRN and Breeders’ Cup websites at www.horseracingradio.net, and www.breederscup.com. Listeners can also access the stream on smart phones and tablets by visiting the HRRN site.
A complete listing of affiliates and SiriusXM channel information can be found on the HRRN website.
HRRN President, Mike Penna will anchor the coverage alongside analysts Jude Feld and Jeff Bloom with paddock interviews and commentary provided by Sean Clancy, Acacia Courtney and Paul Espinosa.
Lee Dellapina and Shawn Seay will produce.
Additional Breeders’ Cup week programming on HRRN includes special coverage of the NTWAB Association Awards dinner presented by CalDensity beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday evening along with the following weekly HRRN programs:
Xpressbet Radio on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon from 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET, Jock Talk presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka on Tuesday, Trainer Talk presented by Fasig-Tipton on Wednesday, the Brisnet.com Call In Show on Thursday and the Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview on Friday from 6:00-7:00 ET. Each show can be heard live on Sirius 220 and XM 206 with live streaming and an archived podcast available on the HRRN website.
HRRN Breeders’ Cup Week Broadcast Schedule:
Tuesday, October 27: Breeders’ Cup Countdown Show 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET
Tuesday, October 27: Jock Talk presented by Tito’s 6:00-7:00 p.m. ET
Wednesday, October 28: Breeders' Cup Countdown Show 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET
Wednesday, October 28: Trainer Talk presented by Fasig-Tipton 6:00-7:00 p.m. ET
Wednesday, October 28: NTWAB Awards Dinner 7:00-9:00 p.m. ET
Thursday, October 29: Breeders' Cup Countdown Show 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET
Thursday, October 29: Brisnet.com Call In Show 6:00-7:00 p.m. ET
Friday, October 30: Breeders' Cup Countdown Show 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET
Friday, October 30: Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview 6:00-7:00 p.m. ET
Friday, October 30: Breeders’ Cup Race Broadcast 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET
Saturday, October 31: Equine Forum Show 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET
Saturday, October 31: Breeders Cup Race Broadcast Noon-6:00 p.m. ET
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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