Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) will launch more than 20 hours of Kentucky Derby week programming starting Tuesday with coverage of the KTA-KTOB Kentucky Derby Trainers Dinner from 7:30-9:30 p.m. ET.
HRRN is the exclusive radio home of the 141st Kentucky Derby and the 2015 Triple Crown. On-site coverage starts Wednesday morning with the popular Derby Countdown Show hosted live from the Churchill Downs backside. The Derby Countdown presented by Lexington, KY Jimmy John’s can be heard from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. ET Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings on affiliates across the country and is streamed live and podcast on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
HRRN will also feature live coverage of the Kentucky Derby post position draw on Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. ET presented by TwinSpires.com.
Live race coverage begins Friday afternoon as HRRN hosts a three-hour Kentucky Oaks broadcast from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. ET before returning Saturday with coverage of the Derby day undercard stakes from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. ET and exclusive coverage of the 141st Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. ET in partnership with NBC Sports. Coverage of the Kentucky Oaks and Derby undercard are presented by TwinSpires.com.
Derby morning begins with a special Kentucky Derby edition of HRRN’s weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. ET. Listeners can tune in to the Equine Forum on SiriusXM channel 92 and on affiliates across the country.
All Derby week broadcasts will be available on affiliates throughout the country as well as on SiriusXM satellite radio and streamed worldwide on the HRRN website. Streaming can also be accessed on mobile phones and tablets by clicking the “Listen Live” button on the HRRN home page.
A complete Derby week schedule along with a listing of nationwide affiliates and SiriusXM channel information for each show can be found the network’s website.
Other HRRN programming throughout Derby week includes “Jock Talk” presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka on Tuesday, “Trainer Talk” presented by Fasig-Tipton with special guest Larry Jones on Wednesday afternoon, the “Brisnet.com Call In Show” on Thursday, and the “Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview” on Friday. All four shows can be heard live from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. ET on Sirius 220 and XM 206 and on the HRRN website.
Coverage will be hosted by HRRN’s broadcast team of Mike Penna, Kurt Becker, Jude Feld, Sean Clancy, Jeff Bloom, and reigning Miss Connecticut Acacia Courtney. Lee Dellapina and Shawn Seay will produce.
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