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Santa Anita: Wrona Set To Begin Three-Week Announcing Gig

Michael Wrona will take over the announcing reins from Frank Mirahmadi beginning this Thursday at Santa Anita. The Daily Racing Form reports that the two men will trade places, with Mirahmadi taking over announcing duties at Golden Gate Fields. Both racetracks are owned by The Stronach Group. Wrona will call the Santa Anita races through Jan. 24, […]

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Santa Anita: Mirahmadi, Wrona To Rotate Announcing Duties Through Season

Beginning opening day, Dec. 26, two well-known track announcers will share the track announcer duties at Santa Anita Park on a rotation schedule while the track undertakes a world-wide search for a permanent choice as the next voice of The Great Race Place. The announcement comes in the wake of Trevor Denman’s retirement from Santa […]

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Help Wanted: Santa Anita Invites ‘Anyone Interested’ To Apply For Announcing Gig

Santa Anita Park has begun to explore all options to find the new voice of The Great Race Place for the next generation of fans. Submissions are welcome from around the world and the track will make arrangements for qualified candidates from outside of the United States to audition at the historic facility. “Santa Anita […]

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Mirahmadi Resigns From Oaklawn, Will Split Announcing Duties At Santa Anita

Frank Mirahmadi announced his resignation from the Oaklawn Park announcer’s booth on Twitter today. The announcement comes on the heels of Trevor Denman’s unexpected retirement from “The Great Race Place” in Southern California last week. Racecalling duties during Santa Anita’s winter meet will be split between Mirahmadi and Michael Wrona, the regular announcer at Golden […]

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Denman Will Remain The Voice Of Del Mar In 2016

Trevor Denman, the iconic race announcer at Santa Anita Park for over 30 years, will still call the races at Del Mar in 2016, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. This follows the unexpected news of the 63-year-old’s retirement from Santa Anita on Friday. Del Mar CEO Joe Harper said, “I can tell you I’ve been […]

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Racecaller Trevor Denman Announces Retirement From Santa Anita

Trevor Denman, the voice of Santa Anita since 1983, has announced his retirement from The Great Race Place and will not return for the 2015-16 race meet which begins on December 26. “After calling the races for 44 years, 33 at Santa Anita, I have come to the decision that it is time for me […]

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Del Mar, University of Arizona Bringing ‘Reality’ To Horseracing

Horseracing has already had a few reality TV shows. A few years back we had “Jockeys” on Animal Planet and more recently “Horseplayers” on the Esquire Network. Next up, “America’s Got Talent” and “Shark Tank” come to the races. Well, not really, but imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so a couple of outward-looking horse […]

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Mirahmadi To Call At Santa Anita While Denman Takes Two-Week Break

Trevor Denman, the treasured voice of Santa Anita since 1983, is on a two-week break and will return for the final weekend of the Spring Meet on June 27-28. Denman is at his Minnesota farm in an effort to get things ship-shape while also recharging his batteries from the lengthy season that began last Dec. […]

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Denman Looks Back At Memorable Big ‘Cap Calls

Trevor Denman raised the bar to unprecedented heights in North American race calling when he came to Santa Anita more than three decades ago from his native South Africa. The 2014-15 meeting marks Denman’s 32nd anniversary as Public Address Commentator at The Great Race Place, where he started in 1983. Following are recollections of his […]

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Mirahmadi to Fill In for ‘Voice of Santa Anita’ Denman for Ten Days in June

Trevor Denman, the Voice of Santa Anita Park for more than 30 years, will take time off in the month of June to “freshen-up” before returning to call the Grade I Gold Cup at Santa Anita on Saturday, June, 28, which will highlight the track’s closing weekend racing action. In his absence, Frank Mirahmadi, who […]

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