Sunday, August 24, 2014

Track Announcer Collmus the man for job

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Somebody has some incredibly big shoes to fill.

In fact, “size 12,” Tom Durkin drily informed us on Wednesday.

That somebody is Larry Collmus, who will step into the Aqueduct announcer’s booth next April and give voice to what he considers the greatest job on the planet.         

With Durkin retiring the day before this Saratoga Race Course meet ends, the New York Racing Association really, really needed to get this one right.

And they did so, hiring the man who is widely regarded as the best announcer in the North America not named Tom Durkin.

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