Going to the track for a day at the races is a unique experience sure to elicit a wide-range of emotions. We’ve put together a list of GIFs that capture what it’s like to experience a day at the races.
1. Getting dressed up for a day at the races:
2. That feeling of excitement as you’re entering the track:
3. Finding the perfect spot for you and your friends to set up shop for the day’s racing action:
4. Standing in line waiting to make your first bet of the day:
5. Being slightly nervous that you’ll say the wrong thing to the teller when you get to the window, resulting in a messed up bet:
6. The sweet feeling of success of walking away with the betting slip you planned on getting all along:
7. Heading out to the racetrack and seeing the horses and jockeys parading on a beautiful afternoon:
8. That feeling of anticipation as the horses get close to the starting gate:
9. And finally, it’s post time!
10. As the horses begin the race, you’re basically like:
11. And then as they turn for home, you’re all:
13. But when your horse takes the lead, you get to act like:
14. And when he wins:
15. And after the race, you think to yourself:
16. Plus, when you go back to the betting window to collect your winnings:
17. And with your winnings you can turn to your friends and say:
18. Then it’s important to toast your success:
19. The best part? Then you get to do it all over again!