During his 43-year career, track announcer Tom Durkin's electric race calls thrilled fans and stamped historic moments with unforgettable words. He could make you laugh, too.
In this episode of Around the Track, Durkin tells stories about his humble beginnings at the track, relives some of his most memorable calls (“the Incomparable, Invincible, Unbeatable Cigar!), and details the craft and stresses of calling races like the Kentucky Derby.
Around the Track is a podcast hosted by Paulick Report Editor-in-Chief Scott Jagow, who spent two decades in radio and television, most notably hosting the popular radio business program, Marketplace, on NPR stations nationwide.
You can listen to Around the Track below but you can also download it to your phone and listen at your convenience. It's available on iTunes, on android phones with the easy-to-use Horse Radio Network app, and other podcast apps.
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