The 2012 running of the Delta Downs Jackpot.

The 2012 running of the Delta Downs Jackpot.

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Radio Coverage Set for Delta Downs Jackpot

Co-hosts include Dave Johnson and Bill Finley. Chris McCarron will be a guest.

Delta Downs announced Nov. 18 that the $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) will be broadcast live at 4:15 p.m. CST as "The Race of the Week" on Sirius XM Radio Saturday, Nov. 23. 

The two-hour program, which will air live on Sirius Channel 93 and XM Channel 208 from 3-5 p.m. CST, will be co-hosted by Dave Johnson, the voice of the Triple Crown for a quarter century, and by award-winning journalist and commentator Bill Finley. The broadcast will also include the live call of the $500,000 Delta Downs Princess (gr. III), which is scheduled to run at approximately 3:43 p.m. 

Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron also will appear as a special guest during the Sirius XM coverage.