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Old 06-21-2010, 09:33 PM   #1
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Do you have any odd rituals or superstitions while at the races

I don't have any real odd ball ones off hand, but I have a thing with lucky pens. I have this Hello Kitty pen that I have been using the past couple of times at the races and have won $300. I'm a small bettor that goes on the weekend and that is a lot for me. I went yesterday without my Hello Kitty pen and lost $200. I take the unlucky pen or pens and toss them out the car window on the way home.
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Old 06-21-2010, 09:34 PM   #2
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I never take $50 dollar bills when they pay me. They're bad luck.
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I don't have any real odd ball ones off hand, but I have a thing with lucky pens. I have this Hello Kitty pen that I have been using the past couple of times at the races and have won $300. I'm a small bettor that goes on the weekend and that is a lot for me. I went yesterday without my Hello Kitty pen and lost $200. I take the unlucky pen or pens and toss them out the car window on the way home.
Really? Are you male or female?
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Male...I got the pin from a Korean store as a joke and it became lucky.
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Really? Are you male or female?
I was thinking the exact same thing.
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Old 06-21-2010, 09:43 PM   #6
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I never take $50 dollar bills when they pay me. They're bad luck.
So are 2 dollar bills
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I love fifties. Twice as good as a twenty!
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Before I make my first bet I say the gamblers prayer. It goes like this; "Oh Lord, please let me win today". I always thank him every time I win too because it seems like a miracle every time.
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I don't have any real odd ball ones off hand, but I have a thing with lucky pens. I have this Hello Kitty pen that I have been using the past couple of times at the races and have won $300. I'm a small bettor that goes on the weekend and that is a lot for me. I went yesterday without my Hello Kitty pen and lost $200. I take the unlucky pen or pens and toss them out the car window on the way home.
Never tear up losing tickets. Never throw them on the floor. Always toss the dead ones in the trash. And GOD FORBID I forget to throw them away before I make bets for the next race. Kiss of death!!!!
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I love fifties. Twice as good as a twenty!
actually two and a half
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Old 06-21-2010, 11:28 PM   #12
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I used to have to cross rail tracks to get to the track. I notice when ever I had to wait on a train I would lose. So it got the point whenever I had to wait on a train, I would turn around go back home.
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If I have a three horse exacta box and the jockey falls off one and anther one breaks down right out of the gate I should just go home.

If My horse comes charging at the end just to collapse 5 feet before the wire, its time to go home.

If i bet on any horse that breaks down i guess its a signal to just go home.

I have never won anything after anything like this happens.

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Old 06-21-2010, 11:50 PM   #15
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No Dumping Allowed!

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when they are leading the horses into the gate and my horse starts taking a dump...................No B.S.
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