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Durkin to announce his last race on Aug. 31

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A 43-year long career is coming to a close as track announcer Tom Durkin announced his retirement this weekend. 

Durkin, 63, said he will call his last race at the Saratoga Race Course on August 31. 

The Chicago native began his career in 1971 calling races at county fairs in Wisconsin. 

Durkin’s career included announcing the Triple Crown and breeder’s cup.

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