Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Monday they will begin 20 hours of Derby week programming Tuesday, April 29, with exclusive coverage of the Kentucky Derby Trainers Dinner presented by the KTA-KTOB.
HRRN, the exclusive radio network of the 140th Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby, continues Wednesday morning with their popular Derby Countdown Show hosted live from the Churchill Downs backside. The Derby Countdown airs from 8-10 a.m. ET Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and will be replayed from 3-5 p.m. ET each afternoon on SiriusXM satellite radio. In addition, HRRN will provide live coverage of the Kentucky Derby post position draw from 5-6 p.m. ET on Wednesday afternoon, presented by White Horse Electronic Cigarettes.
The networks live race coverage begins Friday afternoon with a 3-hour broadcast of the Kentucky Oaks and undercard stakes from 3-6 p.m. ET. On Saturday, HRRN returns with a special Kentucky Derby edition of their weekly Saturday morning Equine Form show from 8-10 a.m. and continues that afternoon with coverage of the Derby day undercard stakes from 2-4 p.m. ET followed by a one-hour Kentucky Derby Preview Show from 4-5 p.m. ET and the exclusive broadcast of the 140th Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands from 5-7 p.m. ET.
HRRN’s broadcasts will be available on more than 130 affiliates throughout the country as well as on SiriusXM and streamed worldwide on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
A complete Derby 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 Derby week includes “Trainer Talk” presented by Fasig-Tipton with special guest Art Sherman 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 hosted by HRRN’s award-winning broadcast team of Mike Penna, Kurt Becker, Sean Clancy, Chad Summers and trainer William “Buff” Bradley with Molly Jo Rosen providing red carpet celebrity interviews. Lee Dellapina and Shawn Seay will produce.