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Thank you for the portrayal of Harvey Pack. About 20 years ago, on an international racing trip led by Tomlinson (the late Art Kaufman) in the bus on the way to the races at Salisbury, there was a vote whether or not we should stop to appreciate the amazing ruins of Stonehenge. Naturally most of us voted YES. Harvey Park (or his persona) was irritated with us, reminding us we came across the world to see the races. He sounded like a Damon Runyan character. And he made the entire trip fun.

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Would give anything to listen to old Pack at the Track broadcasts on WNBC. My father would carry a transistor radio to his ear waiting for the updates. People thought he was listening to the stock reports. Little did they know.

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Great piece Chuck. Hope someone tells the story about what Harvey did to the jock's room jukebox. πŸ˜‚

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Thanks Chuck…. Miss Harvey!

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In 1995 I bought DirecTV to see NYRA replay shows and Inside Racing. Thanks for the flashbacks.

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Made me smile. The memories. Well done Chuck.

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