Del Mar Racetrack Adventure 2008

A Day At The Races... GiddyUp Horsey

Dining Is Always An Adventure (Page Three)

The Tidewater Tavern at 221 N Hwy 101 in Solana Beach, CA 92075-1129 has great food and beer to get the day started off correctly.


We make it acoross the street with no significant problems!

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
The guys are un-controllable... The smell of beer and it a lost cause!

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
Always a jokester in the crowd!  Wait until he sits down!

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
But pleeeeeze, do NOT ask what it is for he might tell you!

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
Mike and Margie are assessing the potential damage should the crowd get out of control!

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
Beer tasting going on at the head table!

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
What is this guy smiling at... one must begin to worry a bit!

The Betting Begins in Earnest

The Daily Racing Form, LLC (DRF) is a broadsheet newspaper founded in 1894 in Chicago, Illinois by Frank Brunell. The paper publishes the past performances of race horses as a statistical service for bettors on horse racing in the United States. Daily Racing Form, "America's Turf Authority Since 1894," was born in Chicago on Nov. 17, 1894 when it first appeared as a four-page broadsheet. Over the last 113 years, DRF has been the country's only daily national newspaper dedicated to the coverage of a single major sport. DRF is the most complex newspaper in North America, publishing up to 2,000 unique pages of statistical and editorial copy every day, in as many as 25 daily editions, 364 days a year (with the exception of Christmas Day).

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Mike Attempts To Show His Athletic Abilities

Definition:

  1. In the US, Canada and in many different countries and languages (under various spellings) as well as historically, generally refers to all cue sports;
  2. Sometimes refers to just carom games as opposed to Pocket billiards (especially in the US and Canada);
  3. In British terminology, chiefly refers to the game known in the rest of the world as English Billiards.

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
He is showing us his "body english" The useless but common practice of contorting one's body while a shot is in play, as if in the vain hope that this will influence the balls' trajectories; the term is considered humorous.

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
Chaising his money - The inability of some players to stop gambling once they have lost money because they "have" to get their money back.

Meanwile Back Where The Serious Drinking Is Occuring

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
Rip, a scary thought?

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

The Hat Ladies Showed Up And The Guys Got Involved

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
Rick's hat isn't going to make the grade!

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
Margie caught it all on the camera... This ought to be a good story!

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
Rick came alive and assisted the ladies with their tables.

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Mike Says That Didn't Really Happen!

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater

Del Mar Adventure 2008, dining at the Tidewater
We departed for the bus to take us to the race track!

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