The Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) announced Wednesday,
plans to provide 3-hours of Dubai World Cup coverage this Saturday from 11 a.m.
to 2 p.m. ET. The broadcast, presented by AmWest Entertainment, will be
made available worldwide with free live streaming on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net,
and will precede HRRN’s 2-hour broadcast of the Louisiana Derby which can be
heard from 4-6 ET which will also be streamed live on the HRRN site. Both
broadcasts will be hosted live from the Fair Grounds in New Orleans.
“The Dubai World Cup consistently attracts the world’s best
horses, and this year’s event holds greater significance with the grand opening
of Meydan Race Course” said HRRN President, Mike Penna. “We are extremely
excited to partner with AmWest to bring the excitement of World Cup day to our
global listening audience. Making our broadcasts available online
provides racing fans the opportunity to experience this great event anywhere in
“The Dubai World Cup and the grand opening of Meydan should be showcased in
a brilliant form, and that’s our goal,” said AmWest Chief Executive Officer
Nelson Clemmens. “This spectacular international racing stage will be a
tremendous magnet for interest in the sport and will undoubtedly create
excitement in racing around the world. We look forward to utilizing our
capabilities and working hand-in-hand with racetracks and industry outlets to maximize
The Dubai World Cup broadcast will also include live
coverage of several stakes on the World Cup undercard, while HRRN’s coverage of
the Louisiana Derby will include the Grade 2 New Orleans Handicap and Grade 2
Mervin Muniz Jr. Handicap. Rolly Hoyt will anchor the HRRN coverage along
with Eclipse Award winners Jude Feld and Sean Clancy.
A complete HRRN schedule along with broadcast times and
affiliate listings can also be found on the HRRN site.