05/10/2014 7:09PM

Mirahmadi will sub at Santa Anita for Denman during vacation


ARCADIA, Calif.- Frank Mirahmadi will replace Trevor Denman as Santa Anita’s announcer for two weeks in June, the track announced in a statement on Saturday.

Mirahmadi, 46, will describe the action for 10 racing days, from June 12 through June 27. Denman, 61, will call at Santa Anita through June 8, and return for the final weekend of the current spring-summer meeting, June 27-28.

Denman, the South African native who has been Santa Anita’s announcer since October 1983, will also call the races at the Del Mar summer meeting, which runs from July 17 to Sept. 3.

Mirahmadi , a native of Los Angeles, is the announcer at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas and on the northern California fair circuit. In addition, he is a commentator on the TVG racing network.

Denman plans a June vacation to a 110-acre farm he owns in southern Minnesota with his wife, Robin.