For Immediate Release October 6, 2017
KEENELAND’S FALL STARS WEEKEND & BELMONT PARK’S BREEDERS’ CUP PREVIEW DAY HIGHLIGHT FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY BROADCASTS
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup World Championships, announced Friday, their schedule for Keeneland’s Fall Stars weekend and Breeders’ Cup preps at Belmont Park.
HRRN’s “Win and You’re In” coverage begins Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. ET with the Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes (G2) and Darley Alcibiades (G1). Listeners can tune in Sirius 219/XM 206 and stream the broadcast live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. Anthony Stabile and Felix Mendez host the coverage which airs as part of HRRN’s Xpressbet Radio program.
Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup slanted coverage kicks off at 8:00 a.m. ET with HRRN’s popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum presented by Woodbine Entertainment, featuring interviews with major players from the weekend’s important prep races. The show can be heard nationwide on Sirius 219/XM 206 along with terrestrial affiliates across the country and streamed live and podcast on the HRRN website.
HRRN returns Saturday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. ET with a 2-hour broadcast featuring Breeders’ Cup prep races from Keeneland and Belmont Park. Coverage is presented by Breeders’ Cup and includes the Champagne (G1) and historic Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) from Belmont along with the First Lady (G1), Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (G1) and Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) at Keeneland. Host Mike Penna and analyst Jude Feld will anchor the coverage from Keeneland with Anthony Stabile reporting on the action from The Big Apple. Saturday afternoon’s broadcast airs on SiriusXM 93 with live streaming provided on the HRRN website.
On Sunday, HRRN wraps up their Breeders’ Cup Challenge coverage with the Dixiana Bourbon (G3) and Juddmonte Spinster (G1) from Keeneland. The 1-hour broadcast, hosted by Anthony Stabile and Daily Racing Form’s Mike Beer, commences at 5:00 p.m. ET and can be heard exclusively on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
Keeneland announcer Kurt Becker will provide calls of the races from Lexington, KY while the voice of NYRA and the Breeders’ Cup, Larry Collmus will provide the race calls from Belmont.
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).
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