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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

Thursday at 5 PM Pacific

November 07th 2013:'Winning Ponies' Welcomes Race Caller Larry Collmus and DRF Writer Joe Nevills

From the start, Larry Collmus had a one-track mind. A race announcer, he would be. As a kid, he would watch the horses run at Timonium, then rush home to Ellicott City and re-create what he'd seen and heard. "Some people sing in the shower," said Sally LaHart, Collmus' sister. "Larry would call races in there." In high school, Collmus amused his friends by recollecting races that had been run the day before. Larry will tell us how he got the horse racing bug and how he became the voice that called the Breeders' cup races this year. In the second segment Joe Nevills will talk about this past we

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Larry Collmus

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 announce
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Joe Nevills

Joe Nevills, the Daily Racing Form’s sales editor and breeding correspondent, won the second annual Ron Rippey Award for Handicapping Media for his “Who is Bred for the Distance”. He received the award at the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters dinner at The Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington. In 2008, Joe began an internship with Thoroughbred Times, highlighted by the on-site coverage of Horse of the Year Curlin's victory in that year's Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. When he returned to finish his education at Central Michigan University, he founded The Michigan-Bred Claimer, a blog focused on flat racing of all breeds in Michigan. Upon graduation, Joe expanded into fr
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 21/11/2017 01:00 21/11/2017 02:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies From the start, Larry Collmus had a one-track mind. A race announcer, he would be. As a kid, he would watch the horses run at Timonium, then rush home to Ellicott City and re-create what he'd seen and heard. "Some people sing in the shower," said Sally LaHart, Collmus' sister. "Larry would call races in there." In high school, Collmus amused his friends by recollecting races that had been run the day before. Larry will tell us how he got the horse racing bug and how he became the voice that called the Breeders' cup races this year. In the second segment Joe Nevills will talk about this past week's Breeders' Cup races and the record-breaking sales at Fastig-Tipton and Keeneland. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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