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Durkin no longer voice of Triple Crown

Updated: April 27, 2011, 4:13 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

Three days before last year's Kentucky Derby, track announcer Tom Durkin found himself on a couch in a Louisville psychiatrist's office getting hypnotized. Though he had called the world's most famous horse race 13 previous times -- nine for NBC Sports -- Durkin was feeling stressed out.

"It's always been stressful," said Durkin, who was prescribed the medication Atenolol to deal with the anxiety.

Looking to alleviate that stress from his life, Durkin will no longer be the voice ...

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