aficionados. “You insult the horse you’re
betting on now.”
When the race goes off, everything
moves in a state of hyper-reality. The fury
of the horses as they thunder around the
track in a plume of dust is matched by the
frenzy of the fans. Go! GO! GOOO! On
this particular day, a horse named Neuf de
Carreau wins the race at odds of 4– 1. It’s a
good outcome for the women, who high-five each other on their shared victory
with the horse.
Horse racing is the ultimate two-minute adrenaline rush. For people like
Tom Gilcoyne, who’s been returning to
the track for well over half a century, the
competition among the horses is the real
payoff. “Win or lose, they give it the best
Travel should take you places.TM
Gateway Center/ Raymond Blvd.
Newark, New Jersey 07102
You can reach the hotel by dialing:
973-622-5000 • 973-622-2644 - Fax
Treat yourself, and your expense report.
Right in the heart of midtown Manhattan, The Roosevelt Hotel embodies a rich heritage
and quintessential style at a reasonable price. It’s not for followers of trends. Not for en vogue
enthusiasts. It’s what travelers hear of, imagine and hope for in a New York experience.
Madison Avenue at East 45th Street 212-661-9600
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