Tony Calo took over as the race caller at Finger Lakes from the late Ross Morton in 2008. Tony was born in Liverpool, England and raised in Livermore, California. He began his announcing career in 1995 at Bay Meadows in San Mateo, Calif. In 1997 and 1998 he went to Arapahoe Park in Colorado while still doing publicity assistant work at Bay Meadows. In 1998 he was promoted to lead announcer at Bay Meadows. In 1999, he also became announcer at Golden Gate Fields, remaining at both tracks until 2005. His other experiences included stops at The Downs at Albuquerque and at Sun Ray Park and Turf Paradise.
Pan Camera Operator/Handicapper
Jon “Pan Man” Bridgman
Jon is a knowledgeable handicapper and his skills as a pan camera operator enhance the experience of each race for simulcast fans. The “Pan Man” also manages the infield scoreboard. He is a local product from Canandaigua, NY where he received his A.A.S. degree from Finger Lakes Community College in Humanities and Liberal Arts. Jon showed his handicapping expertise when he selected all nine winners of the Finger Lakes card on May 4, 2009.