Female Race Callers

.:EQUUS:. Archive on August 4, 2010, 6:13


So I was flicking through the current (August) edition of the Royal Auto and was drawn to an article titled, ‘Her True Calling‘ by Alistair Smith.  Focused around Victoria Shaw, the piece gives a small insight into Australia’s first female race caller.

What is a race caller?  Perhaps others might refer to them as commentators - the person who (very quickly) enlightens listeners and watchers to the position of horses throughout the duration of a horse race.

At this point in time, race calling is a male dominated area so I found this article


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