Belmont Stakes Day Radio Coverage on HRRN


Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Tuesday they will broadcast live from Belmont Park for the eighth consecutive year with full day coverage of the Belmont day stakes races including the 146th Belmont Stakes and California Chrome’s bid to become the sport’s twelfth Triple Crown winner.

HRRN ‘s coverage begins Saturday morning with a Belmont Stakes edition of their popular weekly talk show, the Equine Forum, from 8-10 a.m. ET before returning Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET with full day coverage of the Belmont undercard stakes, a special Triple Crown Preview Show at 4:00 p.m. ET and coverage of the “Test of the Champion” beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET

All of HRRN’s broadcasts will be available on Sirius 93 and XM 208 with live streaming provided on the HRRN website,

In addition, nearly 140 affiliates throughout the United States will join for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes broadcast from5:00-7:30 p.m. ET.  The broadcast will also be made available to U.S. Servicemen and Women around the globe on the American Forces Network.

Other HRRN programming throughout Belmont week includes “Trainer Talk” presented by Fasig-Tipton on Wednesdayafternoon, the “ Call In Show” on Thursday and the “Xpressbet Weekend Stakes Preview” on Friday.  All three shows can be heard live from 6-7 p.m. ET on Sirius 93 and XM 208.

A complete show schedule along with a listing of nationwide affiliates and SiriusXM channel information for each show can be found on the HRRN site.

Coverage will be anchored by HRRN’s Mike Penna along with analysts Kurt Becker and Jude Feld.  Sean Clancy, Chad Summers and Jeff Bloom will provide paddock commentary and interviews throughout the afternoon.  Lee Dellapina and Shawn Seay will produce.

 About HRRN

The Horse Racing Radio Network is the Eclipse Award winning broadcast organization, providing live radio coverage of many of the sport’s biggest races throughout the year.  In 2014, HRRN will broadcast more than 100 stakes races from racetracks across the country, and is the exclusive radio network of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, and provides the national radio broadcast of the Belmont Stakes and Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

In addition, HRRN produces HRRNLive! each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  A 4-hour show airing 3-7 p.m. ET on SiriusXM featuring racing coverage from across the country and the Final Furlong Show.

For more information visit, follow us on Twitter @HRRN and like “Horse Racing Radio Network” on facebook.


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