Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization
based in Lexington, KY, announced today it will return to Fair Grounds to
broadcast Saturday?s $1 million Louisiana Derby for the fifth consecutive year.
As part of their seven hours of
racing coverage on Louisiana Derby day, HRRN will host a special internet
exclusive broadcast of the Dubai World Cup which will be presented by AmWest
3-hour broadcast of the Dubai World Cup will air live from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT
and be available worldwide on the HRRN website, www.horseracingradio.net. The Dubai World Cup will precede HRRN?s coverage of the
Grade 2 Louisiana Derby which can be heard from 4-6 ET on HRRN affiliates and
streamed live on the HRRN site.
?The Dubai World Cup is truly a global
event attracting top horses from around the world each year? said HRRN
President, Mike Penna. ?To combine
our coverage with one of the more prestigious Derby preps, the Louisiana Derby,
allows us to provide racing fans with a very special day. Listeners in 44 countries visited
our site to hear our Dubai World Cup and Louisiana Derby broadcasts last year,
and we are extremely excited to showcase these great events to the world again
AmWest team is once again privileged to partner with HRRN to bring the
spectacular Dubai World Cup racing experience to a wide international audience
via HRRN?s popular broadcast. Thoroughbred racing?s top fields assembled each
year by the Dubai Racing Club represent the pinnacle of international
competition and AmWest is proud to offer this unique racing and wagering
experience throughout North and South America? said AmWest CEO Nelson
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,
and bonus coverage of the Grade 3 Vinery Spiral Stakes from Turfway Park.
Penna will anchor the HRRN coverage along with analyst Jude
complete HRRN schedule along with broadcast times and affiliate listings can
also be found on the HRRN site.