Santa Anita Announcer has to worry about Death Threats after getting dream job

Santa Anita San Gabriel

copyright Cheryl Ann Quigley

Santa Anita track announcer Michael Wrona will pull into his parking space at the Arcadia track this weekend and wait for a few moments, much as he has done every race day for more than a month. He’ll be looking for two plain-clothed armed security officers to escort him to his booth high above the track.… [Read more…]

Wrona is New Announcer at Santa Anita

Santa Anita San Gabriel

copyright Cheryl Ann Quigley

LOS ANGELES — Michael Wrona, who left Australia 25 years ago to pursue his dream as a race caller, was named the announcer at Santa Anita Park, replacing the popular Trevor Denman, who resigned from the Arcadia track in December. Wrona, along with Frank Mirahmadi, were the two internal candidates calling races for three weeks at… [Read more…]