Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States

Jan 4, 2014 - A day at the races

Jeanne invited me to join her and Laurie for the weekend and spend the day at the racetrack where a friend of hers has worked for years. His name is Houie but he is know as huggy bear - he hugs everyone. We got there by 8 AM and met him shortly thereafter. He got us a t-shirt that they give away if you eat breakfast there, gave us his picks of the day from Lawton's sheet, and also let us see where the jockeys get ready for each race. We went on a free tram tour to the backstretch after the horses finished working out on the track. There we...

Jump to full entry

Feb 4, 2012 - Gulfstream Park

Tomorrow is Rosemary's birthday and she chose to celebrate it today at Brio's Tuscany Grill in the Villages at Gulfstream Park. Besides the racetrack and casino, there are upscale stores and restaurants around it. I had an omelette but most people had an Italian meal - figure that! I love Italian food! Most of us stayed and visited the racetrack because the horses are running today. Dann bet on horses to show and won a small amount in most races. Rose won most of her bets as well. I used my tried and true method of picking 2 horses, then...

Jump to full entry