SiriusXM will again offer listeners nationwide comprehensive coverage of the Kentucky Derby, the first jewel of thoroughbred racing’s 2022 Triple Crown, from Churchill Downs this Saturday, May 7.
SiriusXM 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 Kentucky Derby is provided by NBC Sports Audio Network.
SiriusXM’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby is available to subscribers nationwide on SiriusXM radios, the SXM App, and with Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant or however they stream at home. Streaming access is included with all of SiriusXM’s trials and most popular plans.
SiriusXM’s race-day coverage begins at 8 am ET on Saturday with a live edition of Horse Racing Radio Network’s (HRRN) Equine Forum on SiriusXM channel 219/201 (channel number depends on make of subscriber’s vehicle). At 10 am ET, the NBC Sports Audio channel (channel 85) will air a special edition of SiriusXM’s Down The Stretch, hosted by acclaimed track announcer Dave Johnson and Bill Finley. SiriusXM’s 2022 Kentucky Derby Pre-Race Show, hosted by Patrick Meagher live from Churchill Downs, begins at 3 pm ET on the NBC Sports Audio channel,followed by NBC Sports Audio Network coverage of the 148th “Run for the Roses” from 6 to 7:30 pm ET (post time approximately 6:57 pm ET). NBC Sports’ Larry Collmus will handle the live race call.
SiriusXM’s 2022 Kentucky Derby Pre-Race Show and the live race call will also air on Mad Dog Sports Radio beginning at 3 pm ET (channel 82).
Additionally, on Friday, May 6 at 4 pm ET, SiriusXM will air HRRN’s coverage of the Kentucky Oaks, the Grade 1 stakes race for three-year old fillies, run annually at Churchill Downs on the eve of the Derby (channel 219/201).
At The Races with Steve Byk airs on SiriusXM every weekday from 9 am – noon ET leading up to the Derby, featuring daily interviews with handicapping experts and trainers and an in-depth look at the field (channel 219/201).
HRRN’s Derby Countdown Show also airs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 – 10 am ET featuring interviews with owners, trainers, jockeys and handicappers (channel 216/202).