Jonathan  Horowitz

Jonathan Horowitz

Jonathan Horowitz began announcing at the age of 14 when he became the youngest person ever to call a horse race in the United States at California’s Los Alamitos Race Course in 1999. He is currently the racetrack announcer at Zia Park in Hobbs, New Mexico, and at Arapahoe Park outside Denver where he performs various other racetrack responsibilities as well. For several years he was also the American guest announcer at the Glorious Goodwood Festival in England. In addition to announcing, Horowitz works for the Publishing Office at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. where he was a contributing author for the book Football Nation about 400 years of history of football in American life. At the Library of Congress he also contributed to books about presidential campaign posters and Hebraica. He is the author of The One and Only: A Sports Quiz Deck of Definitive Games, Teams, Players, and Events, published by Pomegranate Communications. Horowitz holds a bachelor’s in mathematics and journalism from the University of Southern California and a master’s in kinesiology specializing in sports business and statistics from the University of Maryland, College Park.