Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast
organization based in Lexington, Kentucky, announced Monday they will launch 18
hours of Derby week programming beginning Tuesday, with exclusive coverage of
the Kentucky Derby Trainers Dinner presented by the KTA-KTOB.
HRRN, the exclusive radio network of Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby 139,
continues the extensive Derby week schedule Wednesday with their popular Derby
Countdown Show hosted live form the Churchill Downs backside. The Derby
Countdown airs live from 8-10 a.m. (EDT). Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
mornings and will be replayed from 3-5 p.m. 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. on Wednesday afternoon.
A full slate of live racing coverage begins Friday afternoon with a
three-hour broadcast of the Kentucky Oaks and undercard stakes from 3-6 p.m. 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. and the exclusive
broadcast of Kentucky Derby 139 from 5-7 p.m.
HRRN’s broadcasts will be available on affiliates throughout the country as
well as on SiriusXM and streamed live on the HRRN website,
www.horseracingradio.net. In addition, the Kentucky Derby will be broadcast
to U.S. service men and women around the world on the American Forces Network.
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 Bullet Train on Wednesday afternoon, the “Brisnet.com Call In Show”
presented by TwinSpires on Thursday and the “Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview”
on Friday. All three shows can be heard live from 6-7 p.m. on Sirius 93/XM 209.
Coverage will be hosted by HRRN’s Eclipse Award-winning broadcast team of
Mike Penna, Jude Feld, Kurt Becker, Sean Clancy and Chad Summers. Lee Dellapina
and Shawn Seay will produce.