Off to the Races Radio: Saturday lineup

Off to the Races Radio presented by The Racing Biz returns Septmber 16 with shows on ESPN Richmond (106.1 FM) and ESPN Harrisonburg (106.9 FM and 1360 AM) and, in Maryland, on Baltimore Positive (1570 AM).

Separate programs will air each Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. on the stations and and via livestreaming. They will feature news and conversation about Thoroughbred racing and breeding in Virginia, Maryland, around the Mid-Atlantic, and across the nation.

New starting July 8: Off to the Races-Virginia adds a new affiliate, ESPN Harrisonburg, which includes 106.9 FM and 1360 AM, and the show stretches out to two hours. From July 8 through the end of the Colonial Downs meet, Off to the Races-Virginia will be on from 10 a.m. to 12 noon each Saturday on ESPN Richmond, with the first hour also on ESPN Harrisonburg.

Nick Hahn will host the Virginia program, while Frank Vespe hosts in Maryland. The shows will share some content and personnel, but each will have its own distinctive flavor.

Listen to Off to the Races-Virginia live here!


  • Darrell Wood
  • Ryan Fogelsonger, former jockey
  • Shug McGaughey, trainer
  • Plus much more!

Saturday’s show airs from 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon on ESPN Richmond, 106.1 FM, and 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on ESPN Harrisonburg.

Listen to Off to the Races-Maryland live here!


  • Debbie Easter, Virginia Equine Alliance
  • Lindsay Schultz, trainer
  • Trevor McCarthy, jockey
  • John Piassek
  • And more!

Off to the Races-Maryland airs from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Baltimore Positive, 1570 AM-Towson.

Sponsors of Off to the Races include the Virginia Equine Alliance, Virginia Harness Horse Association, Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Richard Hackerman-Attorney at Law, True Valour, Wanamaker’s, and more.

Each week’s show will be archived on