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Rosie Napravnick Interview

Jockey Rosie Napravnick talks about Louisiana Derby contender Mark Valeski on HRRN’s Equine Forum

Bill Mott Interview

Reposted with permission from our friends at Dubai Racing Club

Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott talks with Rupert Bell about Champion Royal Delta facing the boys in the $10 million Dubai World Cup. Hear exclusive World Cup coverage, presented by AmWest Entertainment, Saturday beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET

Dubai World Cup, Florida Derby & Louisiana Derby Live on HRRN this Weekend

Network to provide 10 hours of coverage with Dubai World Cup broadcast presented by AmWest Entertainment

Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Thursday it will provide ten hours of live racing coverage this weekend, including exclusive broadcasts of the $10 million Dubai World Cup, along with a pair of million dollar Kentucky Derby prep races, the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby.

HRRN’s coverage kicks off Saturday morning live from Gulfstream Park with a special edition of their popular Equine Forum talk show which airs weekly from 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET on 96.1 FM in Lexington, KY and streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.

The network’s live race coverage begins Saturday at 11:00 a.m. ET with a three-hour Dubai World Cup broadcast presented by AmWest Entertainment. In addition to the Group 1 Dubai World Cup, HRRN will feature five group 1 stakes on the World Cup undercard, the Al Quoz Sprint (G1), Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1), Dubai Duty Free (G1), and Dubai Sheema Classic (G1). The UAE Derby (G1) will be heard on tape delay.

HRRN continues Saturday afternoon with exclusive coverage of the Grade 1 Florida Derby starting at 3:00 p.m. ET. The broadcast will include the Appleton (G3) and Gulfstream Oaks (G2).

Sunday’s broadcast of the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby will air from 4:00-6:00 p.m. ET and contain coverage of two Grade 2 races on the Derby day undercard, the New Orleans Handicap and Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap.

Fans can tune-in on select HRRN affiliates as well as on Sirius satellite radio. Florida Derby coverage will air on Sirius channel 92, while Sunday’s Louisiana Derby broadcast will be carried on Sirius channel 94. All HRRN shows will also be streamed live on the HRRN site. 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 analysts Jude Feld and Sean Clancy.

Equine Forum Podcast – March 24, 2012

Listen to today’s show hosted live from Palm Meadow’s Training Center. Fasig-Tipton’s Max Hodge previews their Two-Year-Old in Training Sale, AmWest Entertainment’s Michele MacDonald calls in from Dubai with an overview of Saturday’s Dubai World Cup, and bloodstock agent Bob Feld talks about purchasing Wood Memorial contender Tiger Walk. Plus, hear our exclusive interview with trainer Michael Matz.

Michael Matz Interview

Trainer Michael Matz talks about Florida Derby contender Union Rags in an exclusive interview with HRRN’s Mike Penna

Bisnath Parbhoo Interview

Reposted with permission from our friends at Dubai Racing Club

Trainer Bisnath Parbhoo talks about his Dubai Golden Shaheen entrant Giant Ryan with Rupert Bell

Equine Forum Podcast – March 17, 2012

HRRN makes our Oaklawn Park debut on today’s show. Join hosts Mike Penna and Jude Feld as they visit with special guests: Jerry Hissam (Calvin Borel agent), Tom Thornbury (KEE Assoc. Director of Sales), Jockey Greta Kunzweiler and trainer Mike Lauer.

Jerry Hissam Interview

Jockey agent Jerry Hissam talks about his rider Calvin Borel on HRRN

Greta Kunzweiler Interview

Jockey Great Kunzweiler talks with Mike & Jude on Saturday’s Equine Forum

Equine Forum Podcast – March 10, 2012

Today’s Equine Forum on HRRN features our interviews with special guests: Jim Cornes (Dubai World Cup Stables Coordinator), Eddie Kenneally (trainer of Battle Hardened), and HRRN’s Sean Clancy talking about the Cheltenham Festival. Plus, hear the call of the first four stakes on Dubai Super Saturday.