The bell rings
The gate opens
Here they come!
The crowd cheers!
There's excitement in the air!
And the winner is number 2!
I put on my fancy Sunday dress and heels on and went to Keeneland Horse Track with a few friends to watch horse racing. I knew nothing about placing bets, and needless to say the race horses. I learned that win is first place followed by place and show, second and third place, respectively.
I placed two dollars on number 5 Delago
The victory lap
I loved the excitement and the cheers that fills the air in that short 20 seconds of racing. I watched three races today and I could do it all day.
The best part was that few seconds when the gate opens up and the horses bust through with jockeys sitting up high holding a whip...it gave me a rush of adrenaline and I jumped up and down hoping my horse would win.
But my horse did not place