Churchill Downs track announcer accepts job at Saratoga - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Churchill Downs track announcer accepts job at Saratoga

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The voice of Churchill Downs is leaving after less than a year on the job.

The New York Racing Association announced Larry Collmus as its new announcer at Saratoga Wednesday morning. 

Collmus became Churchill Downs' announcer earlier this year. He is the seventh person ever to call the Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs. 

Collmus also calls the Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup races. He will stick around for Churchill's upcoming fall meet according to Churchill Downs spokesman Darren Rogers. 

The track is now looking for his replacement.

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