SiriusXM to Air 139th Running of the Kentucky Derby
Live race broadcast will air Saturday on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM
Listeners also get daily news and analysis from SiriusXM talk shows "At The
Races" and "Down The Stretch"
NEW YORK, May 1, 2013
NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) will
offer comprehensive coverage of the Kentucky Derby, the first jewel of
thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown, from Churchill Downs, this Saturday, May
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SiriusXM listeners will hear Horse Racing Radio Network's live race call of
the 139^th "Run for the Roses" starting at 5:00 pm ET on Sirius channel 93 and
XM channel 209. The live broadcast will also be available on Mad Dog Radio,
channel 86, and on channel 961 on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online
On Friday, May 3, at 3:00pm ET SiriusXM will also air the Kentucky Oaks, the
Grade 1 stakes race for three-year old fillies, run annually at Churchill
Downs on the eve of the Derby.
Throughout the week, SiriusXM's horse racing talk shows will provide listeners
with daily news and analysis.
At The Races with Steve Byk will broadcast live every weekday from 9:00 am -
12:00 pm ET from Churchill Downs. Byk will conduct daily interviews with
handicapping experts and trainers and provide listeners with an in-depth look
at the field.
On Saturday a special pre-Derby edition of Down The Stretch, hosted by Dave
Johnson and Bill Finley, will air live from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ET. Johnson,
the acclaimed track announcer who called the Derby for 24 years, and Finley
will discuss all the stakes races happening that day at Churchill Downs,
provide the latest Derby news and pre-race analysis, and interview jockeys,
trainers and owners.
Listeners can also tune in every weekday afternoon to hear programming from
HRTV and HRRN – including live race broadcasts and original shows.
SiriusXM will broadcast all three races of the 2013 Triple Crown. Listeners
will hear HRRN's call of Saturday's Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes on
May 18, and the Belmont Stakes on June 8. All three broadcasts will air live
starting at 5:00 pm ET.
Horse racing programming airs on Sirius channel 93, XM channel 209, and on
channel 961 on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online at SiriusXM.com.
Visit www.siriusxm.com for more information.
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