Larry Collmus (born October 13, 1966) is a Thoroughbred horse racing announcer. A native of Baltimore, Collmus has called at numerous racetracks around the country. He is currently the announcer at Gulfstream Park and Monmouth Park, and has sometimes called at Suffolk Downs. Collmus got his start by calling his first race at Bowie Race Track in 1985 at the age of 18. In 1985 and 1986, he served as the assistant announcer at Laurel Park, Pimlico, Bowie and Timonium Racetrack in his native Maryland. In 1987 he became the youngest announcer in the country after being named to call the races at Birmingham Turf Club in Alabama. After Birmingham, Collmus moved to California and became the announcer at Golden Gate Fields in the San Francisco area, a position he held until 1991 when he moved to take over announcing duties at Suffolk Downs in East Boston, Massachusetts. Collmus' move to a major summer racing circuit occurred in 1994 when he became the announcer at Monmouth Park, host of the 2007 Breeders' Cup. After spending 2 years as the winter announcer at Aqueduct Racetrack, he became the full time announcer at Gulfstream Park in 2007. In addition, Collmus has called races at Saratoga Race Course, Belmont Park, Santa Anita Park, and the Meadowlands as well as numerous races broadcast on ESPN, Fox and CBS. On April 27, 2011, Larry Collmus was announced by NBC Sports as the new race caller for the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes. The position previously held by long time NYRA announcer Tom Durkin.