New 'voice' of Churchill Downs announced

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 24 at 12:34 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- This year at the Spring Meet at Churchill Downs you will hear a new voice calling the races.

Churchill announced Thursday the new voice - Larry Collmus.

Collmus comes to Louisville from South Florida where he spent three decades calling races.

He replace Mark Johnson. Churchill Downs did not comment on why Johnson left but sources said the split was amicable.

Collmus is just the 7th track announcer in the track's history.

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