Rillito Park, Tucson, AZ - January 2006

Hawthorne Racecourse, Stickney, Il, Spring 2006

Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie, TX, May 2006

Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, IL, Summer, 2006

Montana State Fairgrounds, Great Falls, MT, July 2006

Well, we went to a few tracks in 2006, but I'll be damned if I ever wrote about any of them.

But I did get a few pictures, at least of some of them.

This episode: Turf Paradise ~ Rillito Park ~ Hawthorne ~ Lone Star ~ Arlington ~ Great Falls ~ Yellowstone Downs

And I'll be the first to say it, so you don't have to ... what was I thinkin' taking these dumb pictures? Answer: No idea.


January: Went to Arizona. Visited TuP and Rillito. Got pix of Rillito only. And this is it.


All Spring: Visited Hawthorne, captured nonsense. Though there IS a bonus photo of local legend Suntan Tommy. 

Plus a bonus: Ostrich racing!


May 2016: Went all the way to Texas, visited Lone Star. Got two dumb pix at the track, and a scary thunderstorm on the freeway from Dallas back to Austin. (It WAS an excuse to pull off and wait it out ... in a tavern.) Money well spent. There's bang for your McChump tour bux.


Summer: Arlington. Same deal: Nonsense. Except the wilted roses. And the lady with the cool outfit. And the pettin' zoo.


July: Montana State Fair/Great Falls. Real nice work, chump.

But wait, I did get you this video of the horse-swappin' phase of an Indian Relay race.


August, early: Went to Yellowstone Downs; didn't even bother to unlimber the camera.

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