CHARLES TOWN CLASSIC (G2) BROADCAST LIVE ON HRRN SATURDAY
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, Kentucky and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup World Championships, announced Thursday, they will broadcast the $1.25 million Charles Town Classic (G2), live from Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, this Saturday, April 22.
The popular weekly talk show, Equine Forum, kicks off Saturday’s coverage from the Mountain State, featuring some of the major players involved in the Charles Town Classic (G2) and other racing personalities, from 8-10 a.m. ET. It can be heard nationwide on Sirius 219/XM 206 along with terrestrial affiliates across the country and is streamed live and podcast on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
The race broadcast, live from Charles Town, begins at 4:00 PM ET with the $85,000 Robert Hilton Memorial Stakes. The $100,000 Sugar Maple Stakes follows and the $1.25 million Charles Town Classic (G2), culminates the most important day of racing in the Mountain State. Mike Penna will be joined by Jude Feld and Dan Mason as analysts on the coverage, with Charles Town track announcer Paul Espinosa providing the racecalls. The broadcast airs throughout North America on Sirius 93/XM 93 and will be streamed live on the HRRN website.
The Horse Racing Radio Network is your home for Eclipse Award winning coverage of the biggest events in racing throughout the year. In 2017, 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), Weekend Stakes Preview presented by NYRA Bets (Friday, 6-7 p.m. ET) and the Equine Forum (Saturday, 8-10 a.m. ET). Select race broadcasts are available in Spanish through the HRRN en Español broadcast platform.