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HRRN to Broadcast Summit of Speed Live from Calder this Saturday

Tags: Calder News | July 05, 2012

Broadcast to be aired nationwide on Sirius 92

Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Thursday they will return to Calder Casino & Race Course for the sixth consecutive year to provide live coverage of the 13th Summit of Speed.  HRRN’s two-hour broadcast will air live from 4-6 p.m. ET and include coverage of four graded stakes: the Carry Back (G2), Azalea (G3), Smile Sprint Handicap (G2) and the Princess Rooney Handicap (G1).

 The Summit of Speed is part of HRRN’s new “Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series” presented by Breeders’ Cup, which features live coverage of 36 Challenge races leading up to HRRN’s broadcast of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 2nd and 3rd.  A complete Challenge Series broadcast schedule can be found on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. Saturday’s Smile Sprint Handicap is a “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Sprint.

 Fans can tune-in to the Summit of Speed nationwide on Sirius channel 92 as well as on select HRRN affiliates and online with live streaming provided on HRRN’s site.

In addition to the live race coverage, HRRN will host a special Summit of Speed edition of their popular morning talk show, the Equine Forum, live from Calder on Saturday morning.  The Equine Forum airs from 8-10 a.m. ET and can be heard on HANK 96.1 FM in Lexington, KY, and is streamed worldwide at www.horseracingradio.net.

HRRN President Mike Penna will anchor the coverage along with analyst Jude Feld.

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 2012, 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.