SiriusXM will offer listeners coverage of the Preakness Stakes — the second jewel of thoroughbred racing’s 2021 Triple Crown — live from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, May 15th. Enjoy programming throughout the day from Pimlico, including pre-race analysis and interviews with jockeys, trainers, and owners, on NBC Sports Audio (Ch. 211).
SiriusXM, through its broadcasting agreement with Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), airs all Triple Crown races – the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes – as well as the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The wire-to-wire race broadcast of the Preakness Stakes is provided by NBC Sports Audio and produced in collaboration with HRRN.
SiriusXM’s race-day coverage begins at 8 am ET with a live edition of HRRN’s Equine Forum show (Sirius Ch. 219, XM Ch. 201, and Ch. 964 on the SiriusXM app). At 10 am ET, NBC Sports Audio will air a special edition of SiriusXM’s Down The Stretch, hosted by acclaimed track announcer Dave Johnson and Bill Finley, then NBC Sports Audio’s coverage of the Preakness Stakes at 5 pm ET and the live race call by NBC Sports’ Larry Collmus (post time approximately 6:45 pm ET). Coverage is hosted by Mike Penna along with analysts Kurt Becker, Tom Leach, and Jeff Bloom.
The live Preakness Stakes 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 6 pm ET.
SiriusXM will also air HRRN’s broadcast of the 97th Black-Eyed Susan on Friday, May 14th starting at 3 pm ET (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, 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).