For Immediate Release December 2, 2016
CLAIMING CROWN COVERAGE TO BE BROADCAST IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH ON HRRN
Exclusive coverage presented by leading sire Kitten’s Joy Standing at Ramsey Farm
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the 2016 Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup World Championships, returns to Gulfstream Park this Saturday to provide exclusive coverage of the $1.1 million Claiming Crown.
HRRN’s coverage, presented by leading sire Kitten’s Joy standing at Ramsey Farm, begins at 3:30 p.m. ET and is available in both English and Spanish on the network’s websites, www.horseracingradio.net and www.hrrnenespanol.com respectively.
The 18th running of the Claiming Crown begins an historic Championship meet at Gulfstream Park, highlighted by the $12 million Pegasus World Cup on January 28 and the $1 million Florida Derby on April 1. Both races will be broadcast live on HRRN and HRRN en Español as part of HRRN’s “Saturdays at Gulfstream” broadcast series.
Mike Penna and analyst Jude Feld will anchor HRRN’s English coverage with Roberto “El Potro” Rodriguez and Eloy Vielma handling the Spanish broadcast duties.
In addition to the race coverage, HRRN will host their popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, live from Gulfstream starting at 8:00 a.m. ET Saturday morning. The Equine Forum can be heard throughout North America on SiriusXM 93, terrestrial affiliates in Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY and across the country and is streamed worldwide on the HRRN website.
Rodriguez and Vielma will also be on-site Saturday morning to host the networks weekly Spanish racing talk show, Hablando de Hipismo, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. ET on hrrnenespanol.com.
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). Select race broadcasts are available in Spanish through the HRRN en Español broadcast platform.