July 25, 2012-Thirty-six Breeders’ Cup Challenge races leading up to this year’s World Championships will be broadcast on the Horse Racing Radio Network.
The new “Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series” will air nationwide on Sirius satellite radio as well as on select HRRN affiliates and be streamed worldwide on HRRN’s website http://www.horseracingradio.net/. The complete series schedule and Sirius channel information is also available at the website under the schedule tab.
“Breeders’ Cup has done a tremendous job of providing fans with an easy to follow format leading up to racing’s championship days in November,” Mike Penna, president of HRRN, said in the release. “Our new broadcast series creates a great opportunity to promote the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Win and You’re In schedule and showcase these major races to our national and worldwide listeners.”
“We are very pleased to partner with HRRN to promote the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series to Sirius listeners,” said Craig Fravel, president and CEO of Breeders’ Cup. “In addition to providing horsemen with the opportunity to gain automatic starting positions in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, the Breeders’ Cup Challenge creates increased international awareness for the world’s great horse races and for the outstanding horses that will be competing in the championships.”
HRRN has provided the national radio broadcast of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships since 2007, with coverage in 52 countries in 2011.