FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
FOR MORE INFORMATION,
CONTACT DON STEVENS
337-589-7441, EXT. 1268
$1,000,000 DELTA DOWNS JACKPOT
TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON SIRIUS XM
RADIO SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19
DAVE JOHNSON AND BILL FINLEY TO PROVIDE LISTENERS
WITH FIVE HOURS OF COVERAGE FROM DELTA DOWNS
VINTON, LA. – Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel announced today that the 14th running of the $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot (Gr. III) will be broadcast live at 4:45 p.m. CST as “The Race of the Week” on Sirius XM Radio on Saturday, November 19.
The two-hour program, which will air live on Sirius XM channel 93 The Rush 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 4:15 p.m.
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 1:45 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 with the nation’s lowest takeout rate of 12% 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.