May – 2012 – The Horse Racing Radio Network

Monthly archive - May 2012

Mike Gathagan Interview

Pimlico VP of Communications Mike Gathagan talks Preakness on Saturday’s Equine Forum

Trainer Doug O’Neill Interview

Kentucky Derby winning trainer Doug O’Neill visits with Mike & Jude to look back on his big win with I’ll Have Another and ahead to Preakness 137

The Closer to Fear

By Jude “Pontiff of the Pick Four” Feld

A turf writer and talented handicapper, the late Ernie Mason covered racing for 41 years. After starting at the Hollywood Citizen News, he also worked for the old Los Angeles Examiner and covered seven Kentucky Derbies for that paper. He was one of the first to syndicate his handicap, and it appeared in 13 newspapers at a time. He also held the post of morning-line maker at Del Mar and Hollywood Park. Read more

Equine Forum Podcast – May 5, 2012

Listen to today’s Kentucky Derby edition of the Equine Forum on HRRN. Our award-winning broadcast team of Mike Penna, Jude Feld, Kurt Becker and Sean Clancy Plus, Roy Steele from horsewhispererusa.com calls in to “Help You Win More”

Derby Countdown Show – May 4, 2012

Hear today’s Derby Countdown Show live from Churchill Downs. Mike Penna, Jude Feld, Kurt Becker and Sean Clancy talk Oaks & Derby, plus hear our exclusive interviews with jockey’s John Velazquez and Mike Smith. Plus, trainer Mark Casse talks about Derby contender Prospective.

Derby Countdown Show – May 3, 2012

HRRN’s exclusive coverage of Kentucky Derby 138 rolls on with a busy edition of our Derby Countdown Show live from Churchill Downs. Mike Penna, Jude Feld, Kurt Becker and Sean Clancy provide the latest updates on Oaks & Derby contenders and visit with special guests: Dream Bet winner Joel Einhorn, NBC track announcer Larry Collmus, jockey Calvin Borel, Team Valor’s Barry Irwin and Matt O’Neill from myfantasystable.com.

Jockey Calvin Borel on HRRN’s Derby Countdown Show

Three time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Calvin Borel talks about his chances of winning #4 with Take Charge Indy

Derby Countdown Show – May 2, 2012

Get ready for the 138th Kentucky Derby with HRRN’s Derby Countdown Show. Listen as our award-winning broadcast team of Mike Penna, Jude Feld, Kurt Becker and Sean Clancy bring you the latest news and discuss the hottest topics surrounding Derby 138. Today’s show features interviews with jockey Sheldon Russell, Churchill Downs announcer Mark Johnson, Creative Cause exercise rider John Cisneros and Spendthrift Farm’s Ken Wilkins.

Jockey Sheldon Russell on HRRN’s Derby Countdown Show

Jockey Sheldon Russell talks about riding in his first Kentucky Derby

HRRN Begins 16 Hours of Kentucky Derby Coverage May 2nd

HRRN BEGINS 16 HOURS OF KENTUCKY DERBY COVERAGE THIS WEDNESDAY

Network plans nearly 30 hours of Triple Crown coverage

Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Tuesday they will launch 16 hours of live on-site Kentucky Derby coverage from Churchill Downs beginning Wednesday with the return of the network’s popular Derby Countdown show, all leading up to HRRN’s exclusive national broadcast of the 138th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 5th. Read more