Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel announced today that the 12th running of the $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot (Gr. III) will be broadcast live at 4:15 p.m. CST as “The Race of the Week” on Sirius XM Radio on Saturday, November 22.
The two-hour program, which will air live on Sirius XM channel 92 from 3-5 p.m. CT, will be co-hosted by Dave Johnson, the voice of the Triple Crown for a quarter century, and by award-winning journalist and commentator Bill Finley. The broadcast will also include the live call of the $400,000 Delta Downs Princess (Gr. III), which is scheduled to run at approximately 3:43 p.m.
Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron will also appear as a special guest during the Sirius XM coverage on Jackpot Day. The multiple Eclipse Award winner will provide a unique perspective for the fans as the thrilling day of racing unfolds.
Further expanding the coverage of the day’s action at Delta Downs, Sirius XM will go live from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT Saturday with the “Down the Stretch,” the comprehensive national weekly program also co-hosted by Johnson and Finley. They will provide listeners from around the country with the latest news, interviews, analysis and handicapping expertise.
The Jackpot Day program will begin at 1:15 p.m. CT. The 11-race card will feature eight stakes events and over $2.3 million in total purse money.
For more information about the $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot, including the special $200,000 guaranteed Pick 4 wager that will take place during the program, visit www.deltadownsracing.com. Additional information about the race can also be found on the ‘Delta Downs Racing’ page on Facebook, and by following Delta Downs on Twitter with the account @deltaracing.
Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel, a property of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), features exciting casino action, live horse racing and fun dining experiences. Delta Downs is located in Vinton, Louisiana, on Delta Downs Drive. From Lake Charles, take Exit 7 and from Texas, take Exit 4.