June – 2012 – The Horse Racing Radio Network

Monthly archive - June 2012

Stephen Foster Live on HRRN this Saturday

Coverage will include Grade 3 Regret Stakes and Grade 2 Fleur de Lis Handicap

Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Thursday they will return to Churchill Downs with live coverage of the Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap this Saturday. The Stephen Foster will be contested under lights as part of Churchill’s “Downs After Dark” program with a scheduled post time of 9:39 p.m. ET. HRRN’s 2-hour broadcast is part of the networks “Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series” of broadcasts presented by Breeders’ Cup.

Coverage will air from 8-10 p.m. ET and include live coverage of the Grade 3 Regret Stakes and Grade 2 Fleur de Lis Handicap in addition to the Stephen Foster. Listeners can tune in nationwide on Sirius channel 92 as well as on select HRRN affiliates and listen online at www.horseracingradio.net.

HRRN President Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analyst Jude Feld.

A complete listing of affiliates and SiriusXM information can be found on the schedule page of the HRRN website.

The 5%

By Jude “Pontiff of the Pick Four” Feld

A lot of talk during the weeks leading up to the 2012 Belmont Stakes (G1) centered on jockey switches. Two of the main contenders, Union Rags and Dullahan, who on race day would be the top two odds choices when I’ll Have Another scratched, were both changing riders. Read more

Equine Forum Podcast – June 9, 2012

Hear today’s special Belmont Stakes edition. Hosts Mike Penna, Jude Feld & Sean Clancy discuss the retirement of I’ll Have Another and preview Belmont 144. Plus, hear our exclusive interviews with jockey John Velazquez & trainer Dale Romans.

Triple Crown Countdown, Presented by Triple Crown Feeds – June 6, 2012

Get ready for I’ll Have Another’s historic run with the first of 3 Triple Crown Countdown shows on HRRN. Hosts Mike Penna,Jude Feld & Sean Clancy broadcast live from the Belmont apron to provide the latest updates on Belmont Stakes contenders as they are on the track. Plus, hear interviews with At the Races host Steve Byk, trainer Ken McPeek, retired jockey Richard Migliore and Ken Wilkins from Spendthrift Farm.

13 Hours of Live Belmont Stakes Coverage Begins Wednesday on HRRN

Broadcasts will air nationwide on HRRN affiliates, SiriusXM and online at horseracingradio.net

Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Monday they will begin 13 hours of live Triple Crown coverage from Belmont Park beginning Wednesday, June 6th.

HRRN will host a series of two-hour morning shows from outside the Belmont Café on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning. Each show will feature interviews with jockeys, trainers, owners and Belmont Stakes personalities, as well as up to the minute workout reports and top stories surrounding Belmont 144.

The three “Triple Crown Countdown” show’s will be broadcast live from 8-10 a.m. ET on select HRRN affiliates and can be heard via live streaming on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. SiriusXM will air the Countdown shows nationwide on taped delay from Noon – 2:00 p.m. ET each day on Sirius 93 – XM 209. Read more

Equine Forum Podcast – June 2, 2012

Hosts Mike Penna & Jude Feld are joined by several special guests to talk Triple Crown. Hall of Fame rider Chris McCarron looks back on his two Belmont wins and his loss aboard Alysheba. Dr. Jim Chiapetta, President of Flair Equine Nasal Strips, discusses NYRA’s ban of the strips. Trainer Dale Romans talks about Met Mile winner Shackleford & Belmont Stakes contender Dullahan and Ed DeRosa from Brisnet.com shares his thoughts on this year’s Triple Crown.

Chris McCarron Interview

Hall of Fame Rider Chris McCarron talks about his two Belmont victories and looks back on his loss of the Triple Crown aboard Alysheba.

Dale Romans Interview

Trainer Dale Romans joins Mike & Jude on HRRN’s Equine Forum to talk about Met Mile winner Shackleford and Belmont Stakes contender Dullahan. Plus, Dale shares his thoughts on the new Belmont Stakes detention barn.