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When Matt Hill met Tom Durkin

5 July 2024 Written by VRC

It was a meeting of the mics at Saratoga recently when Australia’s voice of the Melbourne Cup, Matt Hill, met legendary American race caller – and one of his personal heroes – Tom Durkin.

Hill, known for his clear and dynamic style in Australia, and Durkin, renowned for his emotive and descriptive calls in the US, exchanged insights on the challenges and joys of race calling.