Coverage to include Black Eyed Susan, Pimlico Special and Preakness day undercard stakes
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Monday they will return to Pimlico Race Course for the seventh consecutive year with exclusive coverage of the 139th Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 17.
HRRN ‘s coverage begins Friday with a two hour broadcast of the Grade 2 Black Eyed Susan and Grade 3 Pimlico Special from 4-6 p.m. ET. On Saturday, HRRN will host a Preakness Stakes edition of their popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, from 8-10 a.m. ET before returning Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET with full day coverage of the Preakness undercard stakes, a special Preakness Preview Show at 4:00 p.m. ET and the exclusive broadcast of racing’s middle jewel beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET.
All of HRRN’s broadcasts will be available on Sirius 93 and XM 208 with live streaming provided on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
In addition, more than 130 affiliates throughout the United States will join for Saturday’s Preakness broadcast from 5:00-7:00 p.m. ET.
A complete Preakness week schedule along with a listing of nationwide affiliates and SiriusXM channel information for each show can be found on the HRRN site.
Other HRRN programming throughout Preakness week includes “Trainer Talk” presented by Fasig-Tipton on Wednesday afternoon, the “Brisnet.com Call In Show” on Thursday and the “Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview” on Friday. All three shows can be heard live from 6-7 p.m. ET on Sirius 93 and XM 208.
Coverage will be anchored by HRRN’s Mike Penna along with analyst Jeff Bloom and paddock reporters Sean Clancy and Chad Summers. Lee Dellapina and Shawn Seay will produce.