For Immediate Release June 30, 2016
157th QUEEN’S PLATE TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON HRRN SUNDAY
Coverage to air throughout North America on Sirius channel 106 and XM 201And stream live at horseracingradio.net
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 they will broadcast live from Woodbine Racetrack this weekend to provide live coverage of the historic Queen’s Plate. HRRN’s broadcast can be heard Sunday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. ET on Sirius channel 106/XM 201 and will be streamed worldwide on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
The Queen’s Plate, first contested in 1860, is Canada’s oldest thoroughbred horse race and longest continuously run race in North America. Sunday’s event marks the second broadcast this year which HRRN has hosted from an international venue. In March HRRN traveled to Barbados to broadcast the Grade 1 Sandy Lane Gold Cup from Garrison Savannah.
HRRN’s coverage begins Saturday morning from 8-10 a.m. ET with a special Queen’s Plate edition of their popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, hosted live from Woodbine. The Equine Forum can be heard on SiriusXM 93, HRRN affiliates across the country and accessed via live streaming provided on the HRRN website.
HRRN President, Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analyst Jude Feld. Retired jockey Jeff Bloom will provide paddock reports and interviews.
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 United States and around the world. HRRN is the official radio network of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont Stakes and Breeders’ Cup World Championships and produces a series of popular talk shows aired throughout the week on SiriusXM satellite radio: Xpressbet Radio on HRRN (Wednesday – Friday, 3-6 p.m. ET), 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). Visit www.horseracingradio.net, follow us on Twitter @HRRN and like “Horse Racing Radio Network” on Facebook.