His first race call might not have been his most memorable, but for the past 25 years, the man known as the voice of Canadian Thoroughbred racing has managed to make a lasting impression on thousands of people.
Canadian Thoroughbred magazine celebrates it 50th anniversary in 2011 and throughout this year some of the biggest moments have been re-visited.
There was just one plan for the filly Biofuel in 2010 and in horse racing, it is often a rare occasion when all plans come to fruition.
Three-year-old filly Biofuel was named Canada’s Horse of the Year for 2010, after winning four stakes in her six starts. Read this article to learn more.
For four years on the Ontario racing circuit, Sand Cove has proven to be one of the most consistently good and versatile thoroughbreds and the grey horse is expected to come back for more in 2011.
Roger Attfield had a good feeling about Charles Fipke's homebred Impossible Time from the first few months the Hall of Fame trainer had her in his barn.
Hollywood Hit has been a smashing success for British Columbia's Peter Redekop, who purchased the Oklahoma-bred privately in May of 2009 from breeder C.R. Trout.
It has been 23 years since Frank DiGiulio Jr. and his late father Frank Sr. surged to the height of Canadian racing with their star colt Domasca Dan.
Grand Adventure most certainly lived up to his name in 2010, taking trainer Mark Frostad and owner Sam-Son Farm on a genuine thrill ride.
The man with a plan kept his word.
If the racing world didn't know who Omar Moreno was at the start of the 2010 season, they definitely did by the end of it.