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Kentucky Derby and Horse Racing at The Downey Profile®

HRRN Unveils Derby Week Coverage


Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) will launch 16 hours of live on-site Kentucky Derby coverage from Churchill Downs beginning Wednesday.

HRRN will host its Derby Countdown Show live from the backside media area Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 8-10 a.m. ET for the fourth straight year. The show features interviews with jockeys, trainers, owners and Derby personalities, as well as up to the minute workout reports and top stories surrounding Derby 138.  

On Wednesday evening, HRRN will provide live coverage of the Kentucky Derby post position draw beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET.

The network’s live race coverage begins Friday afternoon with a three hour broadcast of the 138th Kentucky Oaks from 3-6 p.m. ET.  On Derby day, HRRN will host its weekly Equine Forum Show from 8-10 a.m. ET and provide live coverage of the Derby day undercard stakes from 2-4 ET preceding its broadcast of Kentucky Derby 138 from 5-7 p.m. ET.

HRRN’s coverage will be available on nationwide affiliates as well as on Sirius 93/XM 209.  Fans can also tune in worldwide with live streaming provided on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.  In addition, HRRN’s Kentucky Derby coverage will be broadcast to service men and women around the globe on the American Forces Network.

HRRN’s award-winning broadcast team will be anchored by HRRN President Mike Penna along with analysts Jude Feld and Kurt Becker. Paddock interviews and commentary will be provided by Sean Clancy.  Lee Dellapina and Michelle Penna produce.  

A complete Derby week schedule with affiliates and SiriusXM information can be found on the HRRN site.

--Edited release


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