Dubai coverage presented by AmWest Entertainment available exclusively on HRRN website
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Thursday it will provide exclusive live coverage of Dubai’s “Super Saturday” races, followed later that afternoon by coverage of the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby.
HRRN’s Dubai broadcast, presented by AmWest Entertainment, will air exclusively via live internet streaming on the HRRN website from 11:00 a.m. – Noon EST. HRRN’s coverage will include live calls of the Group 1 Al Maktoum Challenge-Round 3 and Group 1 Jebel Hatta, as well as the Group 2 Dubai City of Gold on taped delay. In addition, HRRN plans bonus coverage of the Group 3 Burj Nahaar and Meydan Sprint during their popular Equine Forum talk show which airs weekly on Saturday morning’s from 8:00-10:00 a.m. EST. The Equine Forum can be heard on 96.1 FM in Lexington, KY and is streamed live on the HRRN site.
HRRN returns Saturday afternoon with coverage of the Tampa Bay Derby (G2) beginning at 4:00 EST. The broadcast will feature bonus coverage of the Hillsborough Stakes (G3) and Suncoast Stakes, and can be heard on select HRRN affiliates and will be streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. A complete HRRN schedule along with a listing of affiliates and streaming information is available on the HRRN site.
Mike Penna will anchor the HRRN coverage along with analyst Jude Feld.
By Eclipse Award-Winning Writer Sean Clancy, St Publishing
Well, Valdez is no longer undefeated. Riverdee’s British runner finished fourth in the Doncaster Sales Bumper on Saturday at Newbury. My in-running comment would read: Pulled hard, never settled, saved ground, lacked room, slow to respond when called upon, switched lanes several times in stretch, stayed on well to just miss third.
By Jude “Pontiff of the Pick Four” Feld
Handicaps, races where the weights are assigned by the racing secretary in an effort to equalize the field, have been contested for centuries. They have somewhat gone out of fashion in American racing’s modern era, partially because of the reluctance trainers have to running their charges under high imposts and also because most of the Grade 1 races today are run under “weight-for-age” conditions. Read more
Champions, Millionaires, Grade/Group 1 Winners Set to Race. Exclusive live coverage on HRRN, 11:00 a.m. EST with bonus coverage throughout Saturday Equine Forum show from 8-10 a.m. EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 5, 2012— More than 20 international Grade/Group 1 winners are likely to compete on the March 10 Dubai Super Saturday card of seven stakes worth a total of $1,775,000 that are the principal preps for the world’s richest day of racing—the $27-million Dubai World Cup (G1) program on March 31.
By Art Parker
(Reprinted with permission from our friends at A Game of Skill)
The best horse players pay attention to trainers, at least to a small degree. Some players look beyond the initial statistics and general information. Some, like me, try to keep up with a great deal of information looking for an edge.
HRRN makes another stop at the Lexus Store of Lexington for today’s show. Listen as Mike Penna & Jude Feld talk Kentucky Derby, Dubai, Santa Anita, OBS Sale and more with special guests: Tony Ottaiano, Ed DeRosa, Michele MacDonald, Barry Eisaman and Mike Willman.
AmWest Entertainment’s Michele MacDonald joined Mike & Jude to talk about Dubai’s Super Saturday and look ahead to Dubai World Cup probables
HRRN returns to Gulfstream Park with today’s show. Listen as Mike Penna, Jude Feld & Sean Clancy discuss Gulfstream’s 5 Graded stakes and preview the G2 Foutain of Youth. Plus, hear interviews with Gulfstream announcer Larry Collmus, traner Buff Bradley (Groupie Doll), and jockey Javier Castellano.
HRRN reporter Sean Clancy talked with trainer Todd Pletcher prior to Sunday’s Fountain of Youth Stakes.
By Jude “Pontiff of the Pick Four” Feld
I was standing near the customer service booth adjacent to the paddock at Gulfstream Thursday afternoon when a large man with a big personality approached. Although I was attired more like a beach bum than a Gulfstream employee, I think the fellow was under the impression that I manned the booth.