HRRN Gears Up for Big Weekend

Lexington-based radio network to provide 10 hours of live coverage beginning March 31

Horse Racing Radio Network will provide 10 hours of live racing coverage this weekend, including exclusive broadcasts of the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), along with a pair of million dollar Kentucky Derby prep races, the Florida Derby (gr. I) and Louisiana Derby (gr. II). 

HRRN’s coverage kicks off Saturday morning live from Gulfstream Park with a special edition of their popular Equine Forum talk show which airs weekly from 8-10 a.m. EDT on 96.1 FM in Lexington and streamed live on the HRRN website,

The network’s live race coverage begins at 11 a.m. with a three-hour Dubai World Cup broadcast presented by AmWest Entertainment. In addition to the World Cup, HRRN will feature five group I stakes on the World Cup undercard.

HRRN continues Saturday afternoon with exclusive coverage of the Florida Derby starting at 3 p.m. The broadcast will also include the Appleton (gr. IIIT) and Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II). 

Sunday’s broadcast of the Louisiana Derby will air from 4-6 p.m., and will also include coverage the New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) and Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT).

Fans can tune in on select HRRN affiliates as well as on Sirius satellite radio. Florida Derby coverage will air on Sirius channel 92, while the Louisiana Derby broadcast will be carried on Sirius channel 94. A complete HRRN schedule along with a listing of affiliates and streaming information is available on the HRRN website.

Mike Penna will anchor the HRRN coverage along with analysts Jude Feld and Sean Clancy.