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Last Call for Luke Kruytbosch, Churchill Announcer

I’m just floored.  Kruytbosch was a great caller, good voice, always got the crowd excited.  I looked forward to hearing him each time I went to the track, like I looked forward to the genuine mint julips.  He was only 46.  Just yesterday, I was listening to him call the Ellis Park races on TVG, and Mom said, “He sounds familiar!”  I said, yep, he called the races in Kentucky.  Here’s his call of this year’s Humana Distaff, featuring 2favorites, Hystericalady and Intagaroo:

Even worse, this probably mean Mike Battaglia will be calling for Churchill in the fall.  Gahh…

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