HRRN to Air 13 Hours of Belmont Coverage
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 6/4/2012 1:52:56 PM
Last Updated: 6/5/2012 4:30:19 PM
Horse Racing Radio Network will air 13 hours of live Triple Crown coverage from Belmont Park leading up to the June 9 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), beginning Wednesday, June 6.
HRRN will host a series of two-hour morning shows from outside the Belmont Café June 6-8. Each show will feature interviews with jockeys, trainers, owners and Belmont Stakes personalities, as well as workout reports and top stories surrounding Belmont 144.
The three “Triple Crown Countdown” shows will be broadcast live from 8-10 a.m. ET on select HRRN affiliates and can be heard via live streaming on the HRRN website. SiriusXM will air the Countdown shows nationwide on taped delay from noon –2 p.m. ET each day on Sirius 93-XM 209.
HRRN will also provide live coverage of the Belmont Stakes post position draw June 6, beginning at 11 a.m. ET. Draw coverage can be heard exclusively on the HRRN website.
On June 9, HRRN will have six hours of Belmont Day coverage, beginning with the weekly “Equine Forum” show from 8-10 a.m. ET followed by live coverage of the Belmont Stakes undercard from 2-4 p.m. ET. The network’s coverage culminates will a two-hour broadcast of I’ll Have Another’s run at history in the 144th Belmont Stakes from 5-7 p.m. ET.
All Belmont Day broadcasts are available on Sirius 94-XM 208 and on the HRRN website. HRRN’s broadcast of the Belmont Stakes will also be carried on more than 50 affiliates across the country and broadcast to U.S. service men and women around the globe on the American Forces network.
HRRN’s broadcast team will be anchored by HRRN president Mike Penna, along with analysts Jude Feld and Kurt Becker, with paddock interviews and commentary provided by Sean Clancy, Lee Dellapina, and Michelle Penna.
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