Saturday, July 05, 2008

This is why I love Race Call announcer Tom Durkin

One of the joys of going to Belmont or Saratoga is listening to The race call by Tom Durkin-he is just amazing, always calling the horses in the right order, putting the right amount of excitement into the call and when needed, injecting humor. This call from yesterday's card at Belmont says it all.


Fran Jurga said...

Something tells me he'll be calling that name in a race again! Thanks for making me laugh.

ljk said...

Also over the weekend I heard Larry Colmus with a clever call at Monmouth. With Rebel Yell trailing early in the race, Colmus says he'll need to find "More, More, More..."