For Immediate Release February 16, 2017
DAN MASON JOINS HRRN AS HOST AND ANALYST
Lexington, KY- February 16, 2017- Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) the Eclipse Award-Winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, Kentucky and official radio home of the 2017 Triple Crown and Breeders Cup World Championships announced today that former CBS Radio President and CEO Dan Mason will join the broadcast team as host and analyst beginning next month with coverage of the Fountain of Youth Stakes and The Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
“Dan is not only an accomplished radio broadcaster but a longtime horseman as well. His native Kentucky roots blends perfectly with our presentation. He will bring an additional perspective to complement our expanding coverage,” said Mike Penna, President HRRN.
Dan Mason added, “I’ve followed Mike and his team since day one. His journey and success story at HRRN has been phenomenal as it has grown from its base in Kentucky to now internationally. I look forward to being part of many new chapters to come.”
In partnership with NBC Sports and Westwood One, HRRN provides exclusive radio coverage of all three Triple Crown races: The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.
A complete HRRN broadcast schedule is available at www.horseracingradio.net.
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.