Briton To Announce Churchill Races

A veteran of Great Britain’s horse racing scene has been selected to be the new track announcer at Churchill Downs. Forty-two year old Mark Johnson was among five finalists for the job. All of them were given a week’s audition during the Churchill Downs fall meet. Johnson’s biggest test will come on the first Saturday… Continue reading Briton To Announce Churchill Races

Churchill Begins Search For New Announcer

Churchill Downs has formally launched a search for a successor to Luke Kruytbosch, the racetrack announcer who died suddenly last month at the age of 47. Track spokesperson John Asher says the new announcer will call the races for the on-track crowd and simulcast audience, including the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. He says only… Continue reading Churchill Begins Search For New Announcer