HRTV, HRRN to Provide Coverage of Hall of Fame Inductions

by | 08.05.2014 | 12:04pm

The Horse Racing Television Network (HRTV) and the Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) will provide coverage of the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which takes place Friday at Fasig-Tipton.

HRTV will broadcast the program on tape delay Saturday at 10 p.m. and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. HRRN will broadcast the ceremony live beginning at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The ceremony can also be seen live via the Internet at www.racingmuseum.org.

The annual Hall of Fame ceremony in Saratoga celebrates the performers, both human and equine that have reached the pinnacle of the sport of thoroughbred racing,” said Scott Daruty, president of HRTV. “HRTV is delighted to provide coverage of this very special event.”

Said Mike Penna, president of HRRN: “The Hall of Fame represents greatness on so many levels. As a lifelong racing fan, it is a tremendous thrill and honor to be in the presence of this year's inductees and to be able to provide coverage of this historic event to our listeners around the world.”

The 2014 Hall of Fame induction class is comprised of the thoroughbreds Ashado, Clifford and Curlin; jockeys Lloyd Hughes and Alex Solis; trainer Gary Jones and Pillars of the Turf E. R. Bradley and E. P. Taylor.

Tom Durkin, the racecaller for the New York Racing Association, will serve as the event's master of ceremonies.

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