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A Day at the Races

Last Friday Ashley and I were invited by America’s Best Racing to attend opening day of the horse races at Santa Anita Park. Santa Anita Park is a thoroughbred racetrack in Arcadia, California. I had never watched horse racing before and couldn’t wait!

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We met the America’s Best Racing reps at the Club House door and they handed us our VIP passes, gave us a quick tour of the grounds, and showed us to our club seats!

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The racetrack is absolutely beautiful.

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Since neither of us had placed a bet before, we were in dire need of instruction.

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I gave up trying to understand how it worked and sat back with a glass of champagne to enjoy the view…

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…and a big ol’ bowl of pasta.

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We eventually made our way inside to place our bets.

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Ashley found her perfect horse immediately!

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When it was time for the race to begin, the horses and their riders came out to the track to warm up.

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Then lined up at the starting gate…

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We eventually made our way to the stables to watch the horses get ready.

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We couldn’t have asked for a better day. America’s Best Racing took fantastic care of us and made us feel so special!

~S

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