The Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) has announced it will broadcast live from Tampa Bay Downs March 13 with exclusive radio coverage of the Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III) and Florida Oaks (gr. III). The HRRN coverage will also include the 2010 debuts of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra in the New Orleans Ladies Stakes from Fair Grounds, and dual champion Zenyatta in the Santa Margarita Handicap (gr. I) from Santa Anita Park.
HRRN’s coverage will be run from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST. Fans can tune in on various HRRN affiliates, including CBS Radio 1010 AM in Tampa. The broadcast will also be streamed live on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net.
Mike Penna will anchor the coverage, along with analysts Jude Feld and Rolly Hoyt.
In addition to the race coverage, Penna, Feld, and Hoyt will also host a special edition of HRRN’s morning talk show, the Equine Forum, live from Tampa Bay Downs the morning of March 13. The Equine Forum airs from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. EST, and can be heard on WLXO 96.1 FM in Lexington, Ky., as well as worldwide with free live streaming at www.horseracingradio.net.