|Typical afternoon on the Belt Parkway|
Ha! I don't think any day is good on the Belt. Yeah, I don't miss that.
The sky was dramatic enough to keep folks home. Belmont Park was pretty empty, just the way I like it. I was hoping it would rain and the track would become muddy. That's when the longshots come in.
I like Belmont. It's very beautiful, and very accessible. Think of the following photo sequence as happening in a ten minute time frame...from the paddocks to the finish line.
|And they're off!|
I lost that race. I lost every race. So what else is new? Gambling's not the only reason I wanted to go to Belmont. It had been 20 years since I'd been there. Memories lingered and I needed to feel them again. And I did. It was still the same.
|On the way to JFK|
The view from the rear-view, 3-inch window opening while stuck in traffic going home.