SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide coverage of the Preakness Stakes, the third and final jewel of thoroughbred racing’s 2020 Triple Crown schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this Saturday, October 3.
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 Network and produced in partnership with HRRN.
This Saturday, October 3, SiriusXM will air programming throughout the day from Pimlico offering listeners pre-race analysis, and interviews with jockeys, trainers and owners.
SiriusXM’s race-day coverage airs on Sirius channel 219, XM channel 201 and channel 964 on the SiriusXM app, and begins at 8:00 am ET with a live edition of HRRN’s Equine Forum. At 4:00 pm ET SiriusXM will air HRRN’s exclusive coverage of the undercard races, which will include the 96th Black-Eyed Susan, leading into NBC Sports Audio Network coverage of the Preakness Stakes and the live wire-to-wire race call by NBC Sports’ Larry Collmus (post time approximately 5:35 pm ET). The live race call will also air on Mad Dog Sports Radio (channel 82 on SiriusXM radios and on the SiriusXM app).
A special edition of SiriusXM’s Down The Stretch, hosted by acclaimed track announcer Dave Johnson and Bill Finley, will air on Saturday at 10:00 am ET and 11:30 am ET on SiriusXM channel 211.
SiriusXM’s At The Races with Steve Byk airs every weekday from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET leading up to the Preakness Stakes, featuring daily interviews with handicapping experts and trainers and an in-depth look at the field (Sirius channel 219, XM channel 206 and channel 964 on the SiriusXM app).