Get to know TAB Trackside New Zealand Radio below:
TAB Trackside is a horse racing evolved sports broadcast network of New Zealand. They have implemented a radio station and broadcasts on a total of 15 FM radio and 17 AM radio frequencies. This Kiwi radio station offers a full coverage of various types of thoroughbred horse racing, greyhound racing, and harness horse racing in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and other countries.
This channel streams tickers and live commentary on up-to-date odds, field & dividend information. Apart from races, it features on-track interviews, live footage, in-studio analysis, recaps of betting, and replays of previous racing matches etc.
Coming to the history of the “TAB Trackside Radio”, the radio station has been continuing its journey since 1978. In New Zealand, there was always a need and demand for launching a dedicated racing radio network; initially, the station was widely regarded as Radio Pacific. Over the years, it changed its names to bSport and LiveSport. In this context, here’s a brief description of their past history and early background.
Radio Pacific (a racing network) commenced in 1978 in Auckland. This network combined news, sports talkback, news talkback, & live racing commentaries. Next, Radio Pacific listed itself on the NZ Stock Exchange. During that time, Totalisator Agency Board was their primary shareholder. Over the course of years, there was a period of ownership changes in its overall journey; Since 13th April 2015, the station has been owned by “NZ Racing Board” under the name of TAB Trackside.
The Trackside Radio is a national radio network that broadcasts racing, racing related news, sports news, information, and talks. The coverage starts at 6 AM on every day. It features the breakfast & late morning shows that are hosted by New Zealand’s most talented sportspeople & broadcasters including Peter Earley, Glen Larmer, and Alby Gain etc. To know more details on the popular radio programs of this channel, take a look at the following section.
1. The Kick Off:
Tune up your morning with the hottest sports preview on this new breakfast radio. Glen Larmer hosts this flagship breakfast show on every weekday starting at 6 am. It features sports news, updates, information on sports fixtures, sports events, and much more too.
2. The Two Halves:
It is a dedicated two hours based show that is broadcasted on every Saturday morning. The host “Te Arahi Maipi” offers you the important information on New Zealand’s national sports including rugby union & rugby league.
3. Starting Gates:
In this show, Alby Gain & Peter Earley preview the forthcoming racing action of New Zealand (with up-to-date scratchings and odds).
4. On The Sidelines:
This is hosted on Saturday morning from 9 am onwards. The Sports aficionados – Grant Nisbett & Mark Stafford talk about the latest betting tips and odds.
5. Sunday Form:
Ryan Bradley hosts this show to offer you the latest scratchings, tips, and betting odds on every Sunday. It’s hosted on Sunday Morning at 8 am.
6. World of Football:
Undoubtedly, football is a ‘beautiful game’. So, if you want to take a close look at this sports (including the international football events like English Premier League and A League), then this show will be so perfect for you! It’s hosted on Sunday Morning at 9 am.