HRRN RETURNS TO GULFSTREAM PARK WITH COVERAGE OF 5 GRADED STAKES THIS WEEKEND
Davona Dale (G2), Sabin (G3), Very One (G3), Mac Diarmida (G2), and Fountain of Youth (G2) showcased on coverage
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Wednesday that for the seventh consecutive year, they will begin their yearlong broadcast campaign from Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. HRRN will be on site to provide exclusive live coverage of five graded stakes this Saturday and Sunday.
On Saturday, HRRN will have coverage of the Davona Dale (G2), Sabin Stakes (G3), and Very One (G3) from 3:30-5:30 EST. The Sabin will feature the return of Eclipse Champion Royal Delta for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, while the Very One is highlighted by Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf hero Perfect Shirl.
Sunday’s broadcast will showcase leading Derby prospects in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth as Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner up Union Rags squares off with Algorithms, winner of the Gulfstream’s Holy Bull Stakes earlier in the meet. HRRN’s coverage will air from 4:30-5:30 EST.
HRRN’s broadcasts can be heard on Sirius 93 – XM 209, as well as on select HRRN affiliates and 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.
In addition to the live race coverage, HRRN will host its popular morning talk show, the Equine Forum, live from Gulfstream Park on Saturday morning. The Equine Forum airs from 8-10 a.m. ET and can be heard on HANK 96.1 FM in Lexington, KY, and is streamed live at www.horseracingradio.net.
Mike Penna will anchor the HRRN coverage along with analyst Jude Feld. Sean Clancy will provide paddock commentary and interviews.
Internet exclusive broadcast to air on horseracingradio.net and be presented by
Adena Springs, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita, and the Stronach Group
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Thursday it has partnered with Adena Springs, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita, and the Stronach Group to provide live coverage of the tenth annual Sunshine Millions, Saturday, January 28, from 2-6 p.m. EST.
HRRN’s coverage will include six Florida Sunshine Millions stakes to be contested at Gulfstream Park, along with four stakes to be run on Santa Anita’s Sunshine Millions day card, and will encompass each stakes races included in the $250,000 guaranteed (HBO) LUCK Pick six.
Saturday’s coverage is the first in HRRN’s series of “Internet Exclusive” broadcasts to be made available exclusively on the HRRN website in 2012. Fans can listen live with free streaming at www.horseracingradio.net.
HRRN President Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analyst Jude Feld.
(Charles Town, WV) – Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races announced today that it has reached an agreement with Horse Racing Radio Network (“HRRN”), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, Kentucky, to provide the live radio broadcast for the 2012 Charles Town Classic on April 14.
The Charles Town Classic broadcast will be available worldwide via live streaming on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. Additional affiliate information along with specific broadcast times and channels will be announced prior to April 14.
HRRN’s award-winning broadcast team will be anchored by HRRN President, Mike Penna, along with analyst Jude Feld.
“We’re excited to add Horse Racing Radio Network to our expanded coverage of the Charles Town Classic,” said Erich Zimny, Charles Town’s Director of Racing Operations. “As the exclusive radio home of the Kentucky Derby, HRRN is at its most visible in the lead-up to the first Saturday in May, which coincides very well with the timing of our race.”
“Charles Town has done a tremendous job of consistently attracting top quality fields for the Classic,” said Penna. “The Grade 2 status is well deserved. We are thrilled to include this event as part of our 2012 schedule and showcase this outstanding night of racing to fans around the globe.”
The $1,000,000 Charles Town Classic will be one of 13 races on April 14 and serves as the feature on a card that includes the $250,000 Robert Hilton Memorial, $200,000 Sugar Maple and 3 other stakes. Post time for the first race on Charles Town Classic day will be 5pm EST.
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Thursday it will provide special coverage of the 38th Annual Symposium on Racing & Gaming in Tucson, Arizona, beginning Tuesday, December 6th.
HRRN President Mike Penna and co-host Jude Feld will anchor a pair of two-hour shows, Tuesday, December 6th, and Wednesday, December 7th, presented by Keeneland. The shows will air live from 10:00a.m. to Noon ET exclusively on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net, and will be available via podcast on the HRRN site following each broadcast.
“I have attended the Symposium the past couple of years and have always thought it would be a great event to cover,” said Penna. “Many of racing’s most prominent industry professionals are in attendance to discuss topics that impact the sport on a daily basis. As HRRN continues to expand our reach, we pride ourselves on being able to provide coverage of racing’s biggest events, and the Symposium on Racing & Gaming is certainly one of those events.”
“This year’s attendees will experience a greater focus on digital age applications than ever before,” said Doug Reed, director of the UA Race Track Industry Program. “In addition, guests will hear from many speakers outside the industry which will provide new and different ideas that can be implemented.”
“The Symposium on Racing and Gaming is such an important forum for leaders in our industry to exchange ideas and debate critical issues,” said Keeneland Vice President & COO Vince Gabbert. “This is an exciting opportunity to partner with HRRN to bring the discussion to those not able to attend.”
Each show will feature live interviews with special guests to discuss various industry issues being addressed at the symposium. A schedule of symposium events can be found on the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program site: http://www.ua-rtip.org/symposium/2011/panels_2011.html
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Thursday it will provide 20 hours of Breeders’ Cup coverage live from Churchill Downs beginning Tuesday, November 1.
For the third consecutive year, HRRN will host its popular Breeders’ Cup Countdown Show live from the Churchill backside on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 8-10 a.m. ET. The Breeders’ Cup Countdown features interviews with jockeys, trainers, owners, handicappers, and various industry professionals, as well as real time reports as Breeders’ Cup contenders appear on the track.
HRRN returns Friday and Saturday afternoon with nationwide coverage of every Breeders’ Cup race. Coverage of Breeders’ Cup Friday can be heard from 4:00-8:00 p.m. ET, and Saturday’s broadcast will air from 1:00-7:30 p.m. ET.
HRRN’s race coverage will be available on affiliates throughout the country, while fans can tune-in to the Breeders’ Cup Countdown Shows on HRRN affiliates in Lexington and Louisville, KY. All Breeders’ Cup week broadcasts will also be streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
HRRN’s Eclipse Award-winning broadcast team will be anchored by HRRN President, Mike Penna, along with analysts Kurt Becker and Jude Feld, with paddock interviews and commentary provided by Sean Clancy and Roy Steele. Michelle Penna and Lee Dellapina will produce.
A complete Breeders’ Cup week schedule with affiliates can be found on the HRRN site.
Saturday coverage to include contest offering set of 6 Breeders’ Cup tickets
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, will broadcast live from Keeneland Race Course this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with coverage of eight graded stakes races to be contested on Fall Stars Weekend.
Fans can tune in to Friday’s coverage of the Darley Alcibiades (G1) and Phoenix (G3) from 5:00-6:00 ET. On Saturday, HRRN returns with a two-hour broadcast of the Turf Mile (G1), Breeders’ Futurity (G1), First Lady (G1), and Thoroughbred Club of America (G2) from 4:00-6:00 ET, and on Sunday will showcase the Spinster (G1) and Bourbon (G3) from 5:00-6:00 ET.
All three broadcasts, presented by AmWest Entertainment, will be aired on select HRRN affiliates and streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net, with Saturday’s coverage also being aired on Sirius 93. A complete list of affiliates and upcoming broadcast schedule can be found on the HRRN site.
Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analyst Jude Feld. Duane Amos will provide paddock commentary.
In addition to the live race coverage, HRRN will host a special Fall Stars Weekend edition of their popular Equine Forum Show live from Keeneland. The Equine Forum can be heard from 8-10 a.m. ET on 96.1 FM in Lexington, KY, as well as on the HRRN website.
On Saturday, listeners will also have the opportunity to enter HRRN’s Breeders’ Cup contest offering a chance to win a set of 6 Breeders’ Cup tickets. Complete rules and details are available at www.horseracingradio.net.
Coverage to include Vosburgh, Beldame, Turf Classic, & Flower Bowl Invitational
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, will provide live coverage of nine grade and group 1 races this weekend.
On Saturday, HRRN will broadcast live from Belmont Park with a three hour Super Saturday broadcast featuring the Jockey Club Gold Cup, Vosburgh, Beldame, Turf Classic, and Flower Bowl Invitational from 3:00-6:00 ET. On Sunday, fans can tune-in to HRRN’s coverage of four group 1 races from Longchamp Race Course, including the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe from 8:30-10:30 a.m. ET. The coverage is presented by AmWest Entertainment.
The broadcasts are part of HRRN’s “Road to the Breeders’ Cup” series of broadcasts which includes live on-site coverage of Keeneland’s Fall Stars weekend, October 7th, 8th, and 9th, as well as the QE II Challenge Cup on October 15th.
Saturday’s Jockey Club Gold Cup broadcast can be heard on select HRRN affiliates as well as on Sirius 94, while Sunday’s coverage of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe will be carried on Sirius 93 – XM 209. Each broadcast will also be streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. A complete list of affiliates and upcoming broadcast schedule can be found on the HRRN site.
HRRN will begin their Super Saturday coverage with a special edition of their popular Equine Forum Show hosted live from Belmont Park. The Equine Forum can be heard from 8-10 a.m. ET on 96.1 FM in Lexington, KY, as well as on the HRRN website.
Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analyst Jude Feld.
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Monday it will provide 16 hours of Kentucky Derby coverage live from Churchill Downs beginning Wednesday, May 4 and culminating on Saturday, May 7 with their exclusive national radio broadcast of the 137th Kentucky Derby from 5-7 p.m. ET.
For the third consecutive year, HRRN will host its popular Derby Countdown Show live from the Churchill backside on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 8-10 a.m. ET, and will have live coverage of the Derby post position draw Wednesday afternoon beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET. HRRN returns Friday, May 6 with three hours of Kentucky Oaks coverage from 3-6 p.m. ET, and on Saturday will host its weekly Equine Forum Show from 8-10 a.m. ET and provide live coverage of the Derby day undercard stakes from 2-4 ET preceding its broadcast of Kentucky Derby 137.
HRRN’s coverage will be available on nationwide affiliates as well as on SiriusXM. Fans can also tune in worldwide with live streaming provided on the HRRN website,www.horseracingradio.net. In addition, HRRN’s Kentucky Derby coverage will be broadcast to service men and women around the globe on the American Forces Network.
HRRN’s award-winning broadcast team will be anchored by HRRN President, Mike Penna, along with analysts Kurt Becker, Jude Feld, and Rolly Hoyt, with paddock interviews and commentary provided by Sean Clancy. Amy Ireland will handle red carpet celebrity interviews. Don Roeder will produce.
A complete Derby week schedule with affiliates and SiriusXM information can be found on the HRRN site.
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced today they have reached an agreement with all three Triple Crown racetracks for HRRN to provide the national radio broadcast of the 2011 Triple Crown. Having reached an agreement with Churchill Downs Incorporated, HRRN will provide the exclusive broadcast of the 137th Kentucky Derby on Saturday May 7th, before moving on to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD for the 136th Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 21st, then traveling to New York for the final jewel in the crown, the 143rd Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 11th.
Having broadcast the Preakness Stakes since 2008 and providing national coverage of the Belmont Stakes three of the past four years, HRRN will broadcast the Kentucky Derby for the first time in 2011.
“The Triple Crown is the most coveted title in our sport and the Kentucky Derby is the most prestigious event in thoroughbred racing,” said Mike Penna, President of HRRN. “As a life-long racing fan, the opportunity to broadcast the Triple Crown is a tremendous honor and privilege. We take great pride in making our listeners feel as if they are sitting next to us during our broadcasts and look forward to showcasing these days to racing fans around the world.”
“We are excited to work with the experienced team of broadcasters and racing journalists at HRRN to bring the excitement of Kentucky Derby 137 home to radio and online listeners around the world,” said Churchill Downs Racetrack President Kevin Flanery. “From the rich pageantry to the colorful personalities to the legendary ‘Run for the Roses’ itself, we know the team at HRRN will help us share this year’s unforgettable Derby experiences with race fans who can’t join us in person but will certainly join us in spirit as we crown another Derby champion on the first Saturday in May.”
“We are pleased the Preakness Stakes will be covered by HRRN for the fourth consecutive year,” said Mike Gathagan, Maryland Jockey Club Vice President of Communications. “The network’s national radio broadcast allows racing fans from around the world to be a live witness to this first-class event at Pimlico Race Course.”
“We are thrilled that once again HRRN will be providing coverage of New York’s premier race, the Belmont Stakes,” said NYRA Director of Communications and Media Relations Dan Silver. “With the NBC Sports Group uniting the Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes on television, and HRRN uniting all three races on radio, it promises to be a great year of coverage for our sport’s Triple Crown.”
HRRN’s Triple Crown broadcasts will air live from 5:00-7:00 ET for all three legs, and will be carried on HRRN affiliates throughout the country. HRRN’s coverage will also be broadcast to service men and women around the world on the American Forces Network, and streamed live on the HRRN website,www.horseracingradio.net.
HRRN has scheduled 30 hours of Triple Crown coverage beginning Wednesday, May 4th with their popular Derby Countdown Show hosted live from Churchill Downs. In addition, HRRN will broadcast several major prep races starting with the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby on Saturday, March 12th.
A complete broadcast schedule can be found on the HRRN site.