OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING

Bring the racing site that welcomes the new generation of racing fans, we receive a number of questions, some on the weird side- do the same horses run in every race? Why do jockeys wear blouses? If there is 6up, is there a 7Up?- and others that have even made us go, hmmm, perhaps we can’t see the forest for the trees…

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 1

Below are very real questions asked- and which are not that dumb- and our answers as we’ve been truly stumped.

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 2

Q: How do I win for sure? I hate losing.
A: Don’t bet. Try robbing a bank.

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 3

Q: How do I get to bet over the phone?
A: First, own a phone, then go to the nearest Off-course Betting Centre, and the nice lady managing the outlet will help- and then- PRESTO- you will have opened your own telebet account.

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 4

Q: What’s the cheapest way to get to the Shatin race track?
A: Hitchhike.

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 5

Q: Do I HAVE to wear a hat to get in to the races?
A: Not unless you’re The Queen, The Cisco Kid, The Lone Ranger, Hopalong Cassidy or Lady Gaga.

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 6

Q: Must I fill in one of those tickets to bet?
A: Not if you’re using a phone to place your bets.

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 7

Q: Do I get a refund if I lose?
A: No.

Q: Where do I go to collect my prize?
A: Go to the window that says PAY.

Wait until it says PAY instead of running around with your winning ticket. Relax for five minutes and exhale slowly.

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 8

Q: Can I go and pet the horses?
A: Not when they’re racing.

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 9

Q: Is a racing steward like a steward on a plane or like Gopher on The Love Boat?
A: Kinda- but a racing steward doesn’t serve you peanuts.

OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACING 10

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