Today’s show is all about the 28th Breeders’ Cup World Championships. In hour 1, Mike Penna is joined by Jude Feld who calls in live from Churchill Downs with the latest on Breeders’ Cup works, and Jim Gluckson calls in to talk about the new developments with this year’s Breeders’ Cup. In hour 2, John Gasper (Vinery) joins Mike in studio to handicap Keeneland’s Fayette Stakes and look ahead to next weekend at Churchill Downs. Plus, Mike Willman, Santa Anita Director of Publicity previews the California based contenders.
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Thursday it will provide 20 hours of Breeders’ Cup coverage live from Churchill Downs beginning Tuesday, November 1.
For the third consecutive year, HRRN will host its popular Breeders’ Cup Countdown Show live from the Churchill backside on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 8-10 a.m. ET. The Breeders’ Cup Countdown features interviews with jockeys, trainers, owners, handicappers, and various industry professionals, as well as real time reports as Breeders’ Cup contenders appear on the track.
HRRN returns Friday and Saturday afternoon with nationwide coverage of every Breeders’ Cup race. Coverage of Breeders’ Cup Friday can be heard from 4:00-8:00 p.m. ET, and Saturday’s broadcast will air from 1:00-7:30 p.m. ET.
HRRN’s race coverage will be available on affiliates throughout the country, while fans can tune-in to the Breeders’ Cup Countdown Shows on HRRN affiliates in Lexington and Louisville, KY. All Breeders’ Cup week broadcasts will also be streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
HRRN’s Eclipse Award-winning broadcast team will be anchored by HRRN President, Mike Penna, along with analysts Kurt Becker and Jude Feld, with paddock interviews and commentary provided by Sean Clancy and Roy Steele. Michelle Penna and Lee Dellapina will produce.
A complete Breeders’ Cup week schedule with affiliates can be found on the HRRN site.
Mike & Jude host today’s show live from Keeneland to preview Fall Stars Weekend with special guests, Carrie Brogden (Select Sales & Machmer Hall) and John Gasper (Vinery). Plus, Mike Willman, Santa Anita Director of Publicity discusses last weekend Breeders’ Cup preps and previews today’s stakes. Don’t miss our weekly “Helping You Win More” segment presented by horsewhispererusa.com, as Roy Steele give his selections.
Saturday coverage to include contest offering set of 6 Breeders’ Cup tickets
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, will broadcast live from Keeneland Race Course this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with coverage of eight graded stakes races to be contested on Fall Stars Weekend.
Fans can tune in to Friday’s coverage of the Darley Alcibiades (G1) and Phoenix (G3) from 5:00-6:00 ET. On Saturday, HRRN returns with a two-hour broadcast of the Turf Mile (G1), Breeders’ Futurity (G1), First Lady (G1), and Thoroughbred Club of America (G2) from 4:00-6:00 ET, and on Sunday will showcase the Spinster (G1) and Bourbon (G3) from 5:00-6:00 ET.
All three broadcasts, presented by AmWest Entertainment, will be aired on select HRRN affiliates and streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net, with Saturday’s coverage also being aired on Sirius 93. A complete list of affiliates and upcoming broadcast schedule can be found on the HRRN site.
Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analyst Jude Feld. Duane Amos will provide paddock commentary.
In addition to the live race coverage, HRRN will host a special Fall Stars Weekend edition of their popular Equine Forum Show live from Keeneland. The Equine Forum can be heard from 8-10 a.m. ET on 96.1 FM in Lexington, KY, as well as on the HRRN website.
On Saturday, listeners will also have the opportunity to enter HRRN’s Breeders’ Cup contest offering a chance to win a set of 6 Breeders’ Cup tickets. Complete rules and details are available at www.horseracingradio.net.
Coverage to include Vosburgh, Beldame, Turf Classic, & Flower Bowl Invitational
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, will provide live coverage of nine grade and group 1 races this weekend.
On Saturday, HRRN will broadcast live from Belmont Park with a three hour Super Saturday broadcast featuring the Jockey Club Gold Cup, Vosburgh, Beldame, Turf Classic, and Flower Bowl Invitational from 3:00-6:00 ET. On Sunday, fans can tune-in to HRRN’s coverage of four group 1 races from Longchamp Race Course, including the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe from 8:30-10:30 a.m. ET. The coverage is presented by AmWest Entertainment.
The broadcasts are part of HRRN’s “Road to the Breeders’ Cup” series of broadcasts which includes live on-site coverage of Keeneland’s Fall Stars weekend, October 7th, 8th, and 9th, as well as the QE II Challenge Cup on October 15th.
Saturday’s Jockey Club Gold Cup broadcast can be heard on select HRRN affiliates as well as on Sirius 94, while Sunday’s coverage of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe will be carried on Sirius 93 – XM 209. Each broadcast will also be streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. A complete list of affiliates and upcoming broadcast schedule can be found on the HRRN site.
HRRN will begin their Super Saturday coverage with a special edition of their popular Equine Forum Show hosted live from Belmont Park. The Equine Forum can be heard from 8-10 a.m. ET on 96.1 FM in Lexington, KY, as well as on the HRRN website.
Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analyst Jude Feld.
Today’s show features our preview of Belmont’s Super Saturday, Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, & Santa Anita’s Grade 1 stakes. Plus, hosts Mike Penna and Jude Feld debate the top older horse in America on our weekly Breeders’ Cup Brawl segment.