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Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:21 pm

Horsebagger wrote:
Tessablue wrote:....the roving bands of intolerable coral-pants-wearing bros.....
Hey....careful who you're talking about....
Ha- I forgot about that! Ah, memories....
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Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:16 pm

It's basically Brooklyn. The hipsters are inevitable.

My boyfriend has only been to nice track events so he thinks they're all like this. So naturally I will be taking him the Wood Memorial. Cold, ugly track for a G2..
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Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:13 pm

Somnambulist wrote: My boyfriend has only been to nice track events so he thinks they're all like this. So naturally I will be taking him the Wood Memorial. Cold, ugly track for a G2..
There's a G1 on Wood Memorial Day.
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Horsebagger wrote:
Somnambulist wrote: My boyfriend has only been to nice track events so he thinks they're all like this. So naturally I will be taking him the Wood Memorial. Cold, ugly track for a G2..
There's a G1 on Wood Memorial Day.
For me yeah. But he's a racing infant. The Derby prep is what he is excited for.
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Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:44 am

Somnambulist wrote:It's basically Brooklyn. The hipsters are inevitable.

My boyfriend has only been to nice track events so he thinks they're all like this. So naturally I will be taking him the Wood Memorial. Cold, ugly track for a G2..
I took (well, coerced) a few of my friends there in 2009 for the Wood. One of them went to sleep in the car for about 5 hours during the races. Hey, at least he placed a few bets first. :lol:
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It's official.... section 3Q, row C. Hotel and airfare booked. Now time to wait......
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Life At Zen wrote:It's official.... section 3Q, row C. Hotel and airfare booked. Now time to wait......
You should have a nice sight line from there- preferred Grandstand- not to far from the line.
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Life At Zen wrote:It's official.... section 3Q, row C. Hotel and airfare booked. Now time to wait......
Which hotel?
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Horsebagger wrote:
Life At Zen wrote:It's official.... section 3Q, row C. Hotel and airfare booked. Now time to wait......
Which hotel?
I ended up booking our trip through LaGuardia because it was about $200 cheaper per person and a MUCH nicer hotel (in a less dodgy-looking area). We're staying at the Fairfield Inn (Flushing).
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iPads allowed in? I have much more storage on that than my iPhone 6!
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