Larry Collmus on calling American Pharoah’s Triple Crown victory

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Larry Colmus fbBelmont announcer, and Maryland native, Larry Collmus found himself narrating history last Saturday when American Pharoah became the first horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown.
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The Washington Times talked with Larry about preparing for such a moment, his journey from Maryland’s small tracks — starting in 1985 at Bowie Race Track — and…

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