Performance Anxiety: Interesting piece from the NYT on why Tom Durkin decided to quit calling the Kentucky Derby. “It’s like you’re getting hit on the head with a hammer, and you do everything you can to make it better — you take aspirin and put a bandage on it, but eventually you got to take your head out from beneath the hammer. Life is too short and precious.” [NYT]
Still lingering after all these years.
Look at what he’s become.