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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:

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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:

12.  And:

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!

 

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Penelope Miller

I'm Penelope Miller and I'm the Senior Manager of Digital Media for America's Best Racing. I've been involved with the Thoroughbred industry for most of my life and I want to make sure that the great sport of horse racing is enjoyed by people all over the nation. Please share your thoughts and ideas with me in the comments section below!

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Penelope Miller

I'm Penelope Miller and I'm the Senior Manager of Digital Media for America's Best Racing. I've been involved with the Thoroughbred industry for most of my life and I want to make sure that the great sport of horse racing is enjoyed by people all over the nation. Please share your thoughts and ideas with me in the comments section below!

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