Jan 16, 2015
Tom Durkin joins West Point Thoroughbreds
By: SPORTS NETWORK
Saratoga Springs, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Former New York track announcer
Tom Durkin has joined West Point Thoroughbreds. The retired announcing legend
will be an equity partner on horses within the West Point Thoroughbred
"We are thrilled to welcome Tom to our team," said West Point's founder and
president, Terry Finley. "In addition to Tom joining the partnership on the
owner side, he brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and history to the game
and will no doubt be an asset to our team."
Durkin will work directly with Finley and West Point's Chief Operating
Officer, Tom Bellhouse in business development and partnership relations.
"I've known Terry and Tom for years and admire the class and integrity that
West Point brings to the game," said Durkin. "They are the gold standard in
Thoroughbred partnerships and I am very excited to join their partnership and
work with the team."
Durkin completed his 24-year tenure with the New York Racing Association when
he made his final call at Saratoga Race Course last August 31, He will receive
the Eclipse Award of Merit at Saturday night's Eclipse Award ceremony. The Award
of Merit recognizes Durkin's lifetime of outstanding achievement in the
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