Lies returns to Del Mar as ITW commentator
Last updated 11/15/2007 at Noon
John Lies, who began his horse racing industry career at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club as a press box steward in 1998, returned to Del Mar as the ITW (Inter-Track Wagering) paddock commentator for the 2007 meet.
The 1994 Fallbrook High School graduate also appeared in front of the grandstands for the daily “Sing with Bing,” the “Who Do You Like” contest, and the “Hippety-Hop Derby” affiliated with the Camp Del Mar program for children.
“It’s great. It’s a great position to have. I kind of feel like my role is to give as much helpful information as possible,” Lies said....