SUPER SATURDAY ON HRRN INCLUDES WOOD MEMORIAL, BLUE GRASS AND SANTA ANITA DERBY
Coverage to air nationwide on Sirius 219 & XM 201
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 Thursday, their schedule for Saturday’s three major Kentucky Derby prep races.
The 2-hour broadcast, presented by Red Brand Fence, begins at 5:30 p.m. ET on Sirius 219/XM 201 with live streaming available on computers and mobile devices at www.horseracingradio.net.
Coverage includes the 95th running of the Grade 2 Wood Memorial scheduled to run at 6:00 p.m. ET, the Grade 2 Toyota Blue Grass at 6:23 p.m. ET and the Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby which is set for 7:15 p.m. ET.
In addition to the three Derby preps, the broadcast will include bonus coverage of Keeneland’s Grade 1 Ashland Stakes for three-year-old fillies with a post time of 5:45 p.m. ET. HRRN president Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analysts Jude Feld and Abbey Huffman live from Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, KY.
Announcers Kurt Becker (Keeneland), Larry Collmus (NYRA/NBC) and Frank Mirahmadi (Santa Anita) will provide the race calls.
In addition to the race coverage Saturday afternoon, fans can get ready for big weekend by tuning in to HRRN’s popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum presented by Red Brand Fence, from 8-10 AM ET on Saturday morning. The show can be heard on Sirius 219/XM 201 and is streamed live and podcast on the HRRN website, 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 2019, HRRN will broadcast more than 125 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). Visit www.horseracingradio.net and follow us on Twitter @HRRN. Like “Horse Racing Radio Network” on Facebook.