(Jimmy McNerney, on the right, will be absent from the Turfway Park press box for a bit)

From the Churchill Downs Media Team:

Starting Wednesday, veteran race caller Tony Calo will fill in as the Turfway Park announcer while regular caller Jimmy McNerney recovers from neck surgery.

Calo has been the announcer at Finger Lakes since 2008. His announcing career began in 1997 when he called races at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colo. He began as the regular track announcer at Northern California’s Bay Meadows in 1998 and called at Golden Gate Fields starting in 1999.

Turfway is set to begin another four-day race week Wednesday-Saturday. First post Wednesday-Friday is 5:55 p.m. (all times Eastern) and Saturday will begin at 12:45 p.m. This week’s featured race is Saturday’s $125,000 Prairie Bayou Stakes for 3-year-olds and up at 1 1/8 miles. Entries for the Prairie Bayou will be taken Wednesday.

Fans can watch and wager on all the action from Turfway Park onwww.TwinSpires.com, the official wagering provider of Churchill Downs Incorporated and the Kentucky Derby.

For more information about racing from Turfway Park, visitwww.TurfwayPark.com.