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Santa Anita race caller's dream job turns dark after learning of death threats

Santa Anita race caller's dream job turns dark after learning of death threats

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’s 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. He’ll reverse this exercise at the end of the day.

This unsettling reality for the affable race caller has become the norm after learning of death threats  against him shortly after he was named the permanent replacement for Trevor Denman. The threats, made on a horse racing blog, were from a fan of the former track announcer.

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