HRRN Plans Blue Grass, Arkansas Derby Show

HRRN will cover Blue Grass and Arkansas Derby Saturday, April 12.

Horse Racing Radio Network will continue its "Road to the Kentucky Derby" broadcast series April 12 live from Keeneland with exclusive radio coverage of the 90th Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).

The broadcast also will include the 78th renewal of the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) from Oaklawn Park beginning at 4 p.m. EDT.

In addition to the Blue Grass and Arkansas Derby, HRRN's 3 1/2-hour broadcast will include four graded stakes on the Keeneland and Oaklawn Park undercards: the Shakertown (gr. IIIT), Madison (gr. I), and Jenny Wiley (gr. IT) from Keeneland and the Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) from Oaklawn.  

HRRN president Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with jockey Shane Sellers. Sellers has won nearly 4,300 races including three Blue Grass Stakes with Skip Away in 1996, Pulpit in 1997, and The Cliff's Edge in 2004. Chad Summers will provide paddock commentary and interviews.

HRRN begins its coverage Saturday morning with a special edition of the popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, hosted live from Keeneland beginning at 8 a.m.

Listeners can tune in to the broadcasts throughout North America on SiriusXM satellite radio as well as on select terrestrial affiliates and via live streaming provided on the HRRN website. In addition, the streaming can be accessed on mobile phones and tablets by clicking the "Listen Live" button on the HRRN home page.