For Immediate Release March 31, 2016
“Saturdays at Gulfstream” Series Concludes with Exclusive Coverage of the Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1)
Sponsored by 2008 Florida Derby Winner Big Brown, Standing at Dutchess Views Farm
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup World Championships, announced Thursday their inaugural “Saturdays at Gulfstream” series concludes this weekend with exclusive live coverage of the historic Florida Derby (G1). The Sir Shackelton Stakes, Orchid Stakes (G3), Honey Fox Stakes (G2) and the Pan American Stakes (G2) will also be featured during the three-hour broadcast. Sunrise Stallions’ Big Brown, winner of the 2008 Florida Derby, will be the presenting sponsor of the coverage. He stands at Dutchess Views Farm in Pine Plains, New York.
HRRN’s broadcast airs beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET and can be heard throughout North America on Sirius 83/XM 201 and can be accessed via live streaming provided on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
In addition, HRRN will host their popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, live from Gulfstream Park on Saturday morning from 8-10 a.m. ET. Trainers Kiaran McLaughlin (Mohaymen) and Doug O’Neill (Nyquist) join us to talk about the two principal Florida Derby (G1) contenders and their chances. The Equine Forum airs nationwide on Sirius 93/XM 93 along with terrestrial affiliates across the country and is streamed live and podcast on the HRRN website.
Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analyst Jude Feld and retired top jockey Herb McCauley. Gulfstream Park announcer Larry Collmus will provide the live race calls.
The Horse Racing Radio Network is your home for Eclipse Award winning coverage of the biggest events in racing throughout the year. In 2016, HRRN will broadcast more than 100 stakes races from racetracks across the country, and is the official radio network of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont Stakes and Breeders’ Cup World Championships. HRRN also produces a series of popular talk shows aired throughout the week on SiriusXM satellite radio: Jock Talk presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka (Tuesday, 6-7 p.m. ET), Trainer Talk presented by Fasig-Tipton (Wednesday, 6-7 p.m. ET), Brisnet Call In Show (Thursday, 6-7 p.m. ET), Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview (Friday, 6-7 p.m. ET) and the Equine Forum (Saturday, 8-10 a.m. ET).
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