SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide coverage of the 146th Kentucky Derby, the second jewel of thoroughbred racing’s 2020 Triple Crown schedule, from Churchill Downs this Saturday, September 5.
SiriusXM’s race-day coverage will air on Sirius Ch. 219, XM Ch. 201, and Ch. 964 on the SiriusXM app and begin at 8 am ET with a live edition of HRRN’s Equine Forum show. At 4 pm ET, SiriusXM will air HRRN’s call of the Kentucky Derby undercard stakes, leading into NBC Sports Audio Network coverage of the 146th “Run for the Roses,” airing from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm ET (post time approximately 6:50 pm ET). Coverage will be hosted by Mike Penna, Kurt Becker, and Tom Leach. NBC Sports’ Larry Collmus will handle the live race call.
The live race call will also air on Mad Dog Sports Radio (Ch. 82) during a special Saturday edition of The Rap with Patrick Meagher beginning at 4 pm ET.
A special edition of SiriusXM’s Down The Stretch, hosted by acclaimed track announcer Dave Johnson and Bill Finley, will air on Saturday at 1 am ET and 11:30 am ET on SiriusXM Ch. 211.
Additionally, on Friday, September 4, at 4 pm ET, SiriusXM will air HRRN’s coverage of the Kentucky Oaks, the Grade 1 stakes race for 3-year old fillies, run annually at Churchill Downs on the eve of the Derby (Sirius Ch. 219, XM Ch. 201, and Ch. 964 on the SiriusXM app).
At The Races with Steve Byk airs on SiriusXM every weekday from 9 am-12 pm ET leading up to the Derby, featuring daily interviews with handicapping experts and trainers and an in-depth look at the field (Sirius Ch. 219, XM Ch. 201, and Ch. 964 on the SiriusXM app).
HRRN’s Derby Countdown Show also airs Wednesday and Thursday from 8 am-10 am ET featuring interviews with owners, trainers, jockeys and handicappers (Sirius Ch. 216, XM Ch. 203, and Ch. 965 on the SiriusXM app).