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Preakness Stakes To Air Live On SiriusXM

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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).

About Jerry Milani

Jerry Milani is a writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 30 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and as a freelance professional. His PR clients have included Wizard World and FAN EXPO, which produce pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America, USA Wrestling, the National Lacrosse League, Strat-O-Matic Media, the Pacific Life Open and Pilot Pen Tennis tournaments and dozens of others. Milani is also the director of athletic communications for Caldwell University. He is a proud graduate of North Rockland High School and Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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