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.
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.
Three time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Calvin Borel talks about his chances of winning #4 with Take Charge Indy
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 talks about riding in his first Kentucky Derby
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
Today’s HRRN show brings you the latest insight on Saturday’s Oaks & Derby works as Jude Feld calls in live from Churchill Downs. Dr. Jim Chiapetta from Flair Equine Nasal Strips discusses the lasix debate and talks about how Flair Strips can help horses, and trainer Ken McPeek joins host Mike Penna to discuss his new app “HorseracesNOW” and shares his thoughts on this year’s Kentucky Derby and issues facing the thoroughbred industry. Plus, Roy Steele from horsewhispererusa.com calls in to “Help You Win More”
HRRN’s Jude Feld shares his thoughts on Saturday’s Oaks & Derby workouts
Trainer Ken McPeek joined Mike Penna to talk about his new app “HorseracesNOW”, discuss this year’s Kentucky Derby and looks at issues facing the industry
By Rich Nilsen.
(Reprinted with permission from our friends at A Game of Skill. Read more Derby profiles on their site)
This son of Empire Maker may have peaked in the G1 Arkansas Derby, when he overcame a very tough outside post that afternoon to crush the field by 9 1/2 widening lengths. He got the final 1/8th of a mile in a shade under 12 seconds, which is simply phenomenal and explains why he won by so far. In the process Bodemeister earned a very strong 105 BRIS Speed Rating and an even bigger 108 Beyer speed figure. Read more