For Immediate Release May 15, 2018
HRRN LAUNCHES OVER 10 HOURS OF ON-SITE PREAKNESS COVERAGE WEDNESDAY
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 Tuesday, they will provide more than 10 hours of live on-site Preakness Stakes coverage from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland beginning Wednesday afternoon culminating with the network’s exclusive radio coverage of the 143rd Preakness Stakes (G1) on Saturday afternoon. 2018 marks the eleventh consecutive year HRRN has been the official radio voice of the Triple Crown’s Middle Jewel.
Preakness week programming begins Wednesday, May 16, with a special Maryland Horse Industry Spotlight Show at 4:00 p.m. ET, followed by live coverage of the Preakness Post-Position Draw at 5:00 p.m. ET. Both shows are sponsored by the Maryland Horse Breeders’ Association and can be heard on Sirius 219/XM 201 and streaming live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
HRRN returns Friday, May 19 at 3:00 p.m. ET with their popular Xpressbet Radio show covering the historic Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) and undercard races. “The Big A” Anthony Stabile hosts the show which airs nationwide on Sirius 219/XM 201 with live streaming available on the HRRN website.
The Equine Forum presented by FarmPaint.com kicks off HRRN’s Preakness Day coverage on Saturday morning. Host Mike Penna will be joined by special guests to preview the Preakness Stakes. Listeners can tune in from 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET on Sirius 219/XM 201 along with terrestrial affiliates across the country and on the HRRN website.
Saturday afternoon, HRRN commences 4 ½ hours of live race coverage starting at 3:00 p.m. ET with their broadcast of the Preakness Day undercard stakes. Anthony Stabile will anchor the coverage along with analyst Dan Mason. Pimlico track announcer Dave Rodman will provide the race calls on the broadcast which can be heard on SiriusXM 93 and online at www.horseracingradio.net.
At 5:00 PM ET, exclusive coverage of the 143rd Preakness Stakes begins with Mike Penna hosting alongside analysts Kurt Becker and Dan Mason. Jeff Bloom and Tom Leach will report trackside while Baltimore native, Larry Collmus will call the Preakness. The broadcast is presented by TwinSpires.com and can be heard throughout North America on Sirius/XM 93 along with terrestrial affiliates from coast to coast and streaming live on 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 2018, 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).
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