Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races announced today that it has
reached an agreement with Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse
Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, Kentucky, to provide
the live radio broadcast for the 2012 Charles Town Classic on April 14.
The Charles Town
Classic broadcast will be available worldwide via live streaming on the HRRN
Additional affiliate information along with specific broadcast times and
channels will be announced prior to April 14.
broadcast team will be anchored by HRRN President, Mike Penna, along with
analyst Jude Feld.
"We;re excited to
add Horse Racing Radio Network to our expanded coverage of the Charles Town
Classic," said Erich Zimny, Charles Town's Director of Racing Operations. "As the exclusive radio home of the Kentucky Derby, HRRN is at its most visible
in the lead-up to the first Saturday in May, which coincides very well with the
timing of our race."
"Charles Town has
done a tremendous job of consistently attracting top quality fields for the
Classic," said Penna. "The Grade 2 status is well deserved. We are
thrilled to include this event as part of our 2012 schedule and showcase this
outstanding night of racing to fans around the globe."
Charles Town Classic will be one of 13 races on April 14 and serves as the
feature on a card that includes the $250,000 Robert Hilton Memorial, $200,000
Sugar Maple and 3 other stakes. Post time for the first race on Charles
Town Classic day will be 5pm EST.