Crazykid wrote:i have seen a few kooks at the track. was at ggf watching a simulcast race and this young guy was hollering to the top of his lungs for this 50to1 shot who had the lead in deep stretch a bunch of people were watching that tv, his horse gets beat in the last jump by a head, he puts his head down and runs straight into a betting machine and his head shatters the glass and dude is hurt bad and knocked flat out, blood everywhere. they come and take him away on a stretcher. use to see this maniac at santa anita with a stop watch he would watch the moniter and time the races, but he would start his stop watch as soon as the gate opened not when the horses hit the timer line, he would rant and rave all day about the times being fixed.
If you just want to talk stories not quotes, I was standing in the walkway at live Del Mar in the Grandstand about 15 years ago, a guy wearing shorts was yelling for his horse to hang on in at the 1/16th pole, horse was stopping pretty bad, when he got passed by two horses he started to have diarrhea run down his legs. Couple minutes later someone from the track was out with a mop to restore order.