Saratoga Springs’s Vapor Night Club played host to the annual Saratoga Jockey Karaoke fund-raising event Monday night, with an enthusiastic crowd on hand as the jockey colony put forth a number of memorable performances. John and Leona Velazquez took home the “People’s Choice” award for their rendition of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen,” and the grand prize/Judges’ Award went to Mike Luzzi and Phil Teator for their performance of Kiss’s “I Wanna Rock and Roll All Night (And Party Every Day).”
Luzzi and Teator will square off against Joe Talamo, who won the inaugural Del Mar karaoke event with his performance of “Play That Funky Music White Boy,” in a fan vote conducted on the PDJF’s Facebook page. The winner will receive a trophy.
Monday night’s event was emceed as usual by Tom Durkin and featured appearances from a judges panel comprised of Todd Pletcher, D. Wayne Lukas , Elliot Walden, Lisa Troutt and Bob Edwards.