SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Registration is now open for the "Third Race Call" with Tom Durkin at Saratoga Race Course.
Up to six fans will get to join Durkin in his perch at Saratoga as he calls the third race at the track. Reservations are $100 per person with 100 percent of the proceeds going to The Backstretch Employee Service Team.
B.E.S.T. is a non-profit organization that provides health and social services to the backstretch workers at Saratoga Race Course, Belmont Park and Aqueduct Racetrack.
"The Third Race Call" has raised more than $20,000 every summer for the last three years.
Durkin has been announcing at the three NYRA tracks since 1990.
The opportunity is limited to six fans daily from July 18-September 1, excluding Travers Day. Reservations can be made by contacting the B.E.S.T. office at 516-488-3434.