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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

142nd Kentucky Derby Airs Live Nationwide on SiriusXM

142nd Kentucky Derby Airs Live Nationwide on SiriusXM

More than 11 hours of coverage from Churchill Downs, including live race broadcast, will air Saturday on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM App

NEW YORK, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide comprehensive coverage of the Kentucky Derby, the first jewel of thoroughbred racing's 2016 Triple Crown, from Churchill Downs, this Saturday, May 7.

SiriusXM and Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) recently extended their broadcasting agreement, keeping all Triple Crown races - the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes - as well as the Breeders' Cup World Championships, on SiriusXM through 2018. The wire-to-wire race broadcasts for each are provided by NBC Sports Radio and produced in partnership with HRRN and Westwood One.

On Saturday, May 7, SiriusXM will air more than 11 hours of programming originating from Churchill Downs that will provide listeners with day-of news and pre-race analysis, and interviews with jockeys, trainers and owners. On site coverage begins at 8:00 am ET and airs on SiriusXM Rush, channel 93 on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.

HRRN's Equine Forum show airs live at 8:00 am ET, followed by a special edition of SiriusXM's Down The Stretch, hosted by acclaimed track announcer Dave Johnson and Bill Finley at 10:00 am ET. At 2:00 pm ET, listeners will hear HRRN's exclusive coverage of the Kentucky Derby undercard stakes, leading into the live call of the 142(nd) "Run for the Roses," airing from 5:00 to 7:30 pm ET (post time approximately 6:25 pm ET).

Additionally, on Friday, May 6, at 3:00 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 (Sirius channel 220, XM channel 206, and channel 964 on the SiriusXM app).

SiriusXM's At The Races with Steve Byk also airs every weekday from 6:00 - 10:00 am ET leading up to the Derby, featuring daily interviews with handicapping experts and trainers and an in-depth look at the field. (Sirius channel 220, XM channel 206 and channel 964 on the SiriusXM app.)

About SiriusXM

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio company measured by revenue and has more than 30 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S. and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers through SiriusXM Traffic(TM), SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather(TM). SiriusXM delivers weather, data and information services to aircraft and boats through SiriusXM Aviation, SiriusXM Marine(TM), Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation(TM), XMWX Weather, and XMWX Marine(TM). In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has approximately 2.7 million subscribers. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services to major automakers, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.

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