Dave Johnson has been a working member of the Thoroughbred and Standardbred horseracing industry for more than forty years.
Starting at Cahokia Downs and Fairmount Park in Southern Illinois in 1965, Johnson has been Track Announcer, Journalist, Television and Radio Producer and Broadcaster.
For a quarter century, Dave was the “Voice of The Triple Crown” for ABC Sports. When those races moved to NBC television, Dave moved to radio. He has been a member of the broadcasting teams for Premiere Radio, Westwood One and Clear Channel, calling The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes for national radio audiences for more than 10 years.
Over the years, Johnson has served as Track Announcer for Hialeah, Cahokia Downs, Fairmount Park, Aqueduct, Belmont Park, Saratoga, Marlboro and Santa Anita.
Dave is a 1966 American History graduate of Southern Illinois University, and now lives in New York City.