07/26/08

Guess I needed to get past the Extreme Day hump.

Did much better this afternoon at the track. Had GF™'s mother along with us, so a good time was had by all.

Results below the jump.

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07/20/08

Extreme Race Day

Went to Canterbury's Extreme Race Day this afternoon.

Since most of these races weren't normal, I'm not going to type it up as I normally would.

Everything below the fold.

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07/12/08

Day 2 of a Horrible Stretch

Went this afternoon after having received a Mystery Mutuel from Canterbury Park stating that it could be worth from $2 to $50 in free bets. Turns out it was only $2. Didn't help much except to cushion my fall on yet another loser afternoon at the races.

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Night 1 of A Horrible Stretch

Last night wasn't lucky for me either.

Perhaps I'm only good early on, like May only.

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06/14/08

Bad night

Horrible night last night. After the first race, things didn't go my way at all.

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05/31/08

Monsoon Season starts

We went again last night. Got there a little late and had to sit through the closest thing to a monsoon that I've ever been in for a few minutes. Turned the track from a dry, fast track, into a mud pit. Normally they rake the dirt between races, after the rain they were using giant squeegees to squeze the water from the track. The condition listed was sloppy all night long after the monsoon came through. We did get to view an almost complete rainbow from our seats. Saw both ends from our vantage point. Even saw a faint double rainbow off one side. Wish I'd had a camera with me to photograph that. A few horses were scratched in later races after that for obvious reasons. I would've hated to have been out in that torrential downpour when it hit.

Another good night, otherwise, for myself. Results for myself and GF™ below the break.

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05/17/08

Opening Day & First Friday of Horse Racing Season

We went on Opening Day with GF™'s mother and, as metioned before, sat in the single seats on the Mezzanine Level, as they call it. It's the 2nd level.

Don't remember how I did off-hand, but I think we had a good day of it.

They have new fancy betting machines there which can take any new version of currency. Much sleeker than their older machines, which I think they are phasing out.

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04/12/08

Horrible

Well, the highlight for the day was seeing a pigeon inside on the Clubhouse level. Got within a foot or two while trying to get it and release it outdoors. It escaped up to the speakers in the ceiling. While looking up there I saw evidence of previous birds coming in all over the speakers. We lost track of it after a while.

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04/06/08

Points, shmoints.

Well, called down on the 29th. Needed points to reserve a table, specifically 900 for opening day.

Called the next day when they said to and made a big goof. Was supposed to reserve space for 4 people as GF™'s mother is bringing her new BF. Instead, I, being the bonehead, only reserved three spots. Called later in the week, after we had gottent the tickets in the mail, and the only things available were single seats.

I'll make it up another time. I swear.

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03/22/08

I'm glad there is no snow in the summer

Called down to Canterbury Park today and found out that only those in the MVP club they have can call and reserve a table on March 29th for Opening Day of Live Racing. Everyone else has to wait until the 30th. So, GF™ and I went down to the track this afternoon and signed up. We also bet on a few races from Bay Meadow & Santa Anita race tracks.

Hopefully, it's first come, first served on reserving the tables and not by the number on your card or that you need points to reserve a table. *crosses fingers*

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02/24/08

It's coming... live horse racing is coming...

It's official.

The notice has been put up on the Canterbury site when to reserve seats for Derby Day, May 3rd, 2008.

Reserve your table for Live Racing

...March 29, 10 AM: MVPs for Derby Day, May 3
...March 30, 10 AM: General Public for Derby Day, May 3
...March 30, Noon: General Public for Remainder of Season


Oh, boy! Oh, boy!

hehehehe

I'm so excited I could plotz.

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09/02/07

Horse sense...

Last day us for horse racing here.

Hope I win something, like a very, very nice Trifecta.
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