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The Funny Finish Line: Where Horse Racing and Laughter Meet Daily (03/29/23)

Welcome to another day at the Raymond Report's “The Funny Finish Line: Where Horse Racing and Laughter Meet Daily”! We're here to give you the scoop on today's races, spiced up with hilarious historical facts and jokes that'll make you neigh with laughter! So, saddle up and get ready for a wild ride! 🐎💨



POST TIME: 02.08 PM – Distance: 1 MILE ON THE TURF

Did you know? Gulfstream Park, located in sunny Hallandale Beach, Florida, opened in 1939. That's right – even your great-grandparents could've had a blast betting on horses here! The track record for one mile on the turf is held by Heart to Heart, who raced like his tail was on fire in 1:31.64 back in 2018!

Here are today's picks:

WIN: (6) Zisisit

PLACE: (5) Into Touring

SHOW: (3) Built Different

Joker: (7) My Maggie Moo – With a name like that, she must've been raised by cows! 🐮

EXACTA: 6/5 BOX 5/3 BOX 3/7 BOX

TRIFECTA: 6/5/3 BOX 7/5/3 BOX



POST TIME: 04.35 PM – Distance: 220 YARDS ON THE DIRT

Did you know? Louisiana Downs, which opened in 1974 in Bossier City, Louisiana, is known for its fast track and crawfish boils. The track record for 220 yards on the dirt is 11.55 seconds, held by Da Pool Do in 2017. When the horses race this fast, you'd think they saw a ghost! 👻

Here are today's picks:

WIN: (6) Patty Wagon Train

PLACE: (7) Jessa Louisiana

SHOW: (2) D Fast Noon Prize

Joker: (5) Carters Baby Blues – We've heard this horse has a great singing voice! 🎤

EXACTA: 6/7 BOX 7/2 BOX 2/5 BOX

TRIFECTA: 6/7/2 BOX 5/7/2 BOX




Did you know? Tampa Bay Downs, in Tampa, Florida, opened its doors in 1926, making it older than sliced bread! The track record for 7 furlongs on the dirt is 1:21.40, held by Catalina Red in 2015. I wonder if he's related to Catalina Wine Mixer? 🍷

Here are today's picks:

WIN: (6) Cox Canyon

PLACE: (5) My Eagle Soars

SHOW: (1) Hop and Scotch

Joker: (4) Imagoodfella – With a name like that, you know he's got connections! 🕶️

EXACTA: 6/5 BOX 5/1 BOX 1/4 BOX

TRIFECTA: 6/5/1 BOX 4/5/1 BOX

And that's it, folks! We hope you enjoyed today's edition of “The Funny Finish Line” and learned a thing or two about these historic tracks while having a good chuckle. Remember, it's all in good fun! So, whether you're here for the betting tips or just looking for a daily dose of humor, we've got you covered.

Bonus Humor Time

Now, for a few bonus jokes to keep you laughing as you head to the races:

Why did the horse go to outer space?

To prove he had the right “gallop-tic” skills! 🌠

Why did the scarecrow become a horse racing expert?

Because he was outstanding in his field! 🌾

What do you call a well-dressed horse?

Dapper-trot! 🎩

What do horses say when they're losing a race?

“Hay, wait for me!” 🌾

Before we part ways, remember, the best tip we can give you is to enjoy yourself, and don't take life too seriously. After all, a day at the races should be fun, and we're here to help you keep it that way.

We'll be back tomorrow with more picks, historical tidbits, and laughter, so be sure to join us at “The Funny Finish Line” for another round of horse racing hilarity! Until then, may the horse be with you! 🏇💫

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