Randy Birch, the public address announcer at the Woodlands Race Track in KCK famous for his “He-e-e-e-r-e Comes Woody” call, has written a new book titled “How I Hit The Jackpot on Bigjackpotbetting.com: “Where Winning Happens.”
Birch, who was at the Greyhound racing track for all 19 of its years of existence, has also seen his book make Amazon’s “Hot New Releases” Top 10 list since its publication July 15. Bigjackpotbetting.com is an interactive greyhound show where Birch today serves as the on-line host.
Reviewed by Nick Sloan at the Kansas City Kansan (LINK), the book recounts some of Birch’s favorites experiences, events and characters in his years at the track, which opened on September 14, 1989 and closed August 28, 2008.
How popular was the track at one time? Within seven months it recorded more than a million fans and finished 1990 with 1.7 million fans. In March 11, 1992, The Woodlands set a national record when $1,457,609 was wagered on one afternoon—a national record that still stands today.
The book can be ordered on-line at www.createspace.com/3927245 for $9.95 plus shipping.
made him a folk hero, Birch has authored a paperback book entitled “Where Winning Happens” that recounts some of Birch’s favorites experiences, events and characters in his years at the track.