railbird


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a fan of racing who watches races from the outer rail of the track

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Railbirds are six or eight deep, clapping and whistling when their hombre survives, as four camera crews roam the aisles.
Five 3-year-old fillies, all going for their first graded-stakes victories, are headed by September Secret and Pat Valenzuela in the Grade III Railbird at Hollywood on Saturday.
Golden Ballet, coming off a second-place finish in the Ashland Stakes at Keeneland, is aiming for the 7-furlong Railbird, the 1 1/16-mile Princess on June 16 and the 1 1/8-mile Hollywood Oaks on July 14.
At Hollywood Park: Saturday, $150,000 Railbird Stakes, 3-year-old fillies, 7 furlongs; $75,000 Nursery Stakes, 2-year-old fillies, 4 1/2 furlongs.
On the stakes schedule: At Hollywood Park: Saturday, $150,000 Railbird Stakes, 3-year-old fillies, 7 furlongs, and $75,000 Westchester, 2-year-olds, 4-1/2 furlongs; Sunday, $100,000 Honeymoon Handicap, 3-year-old fillies, 1-1/8 miles on turf, and $75,000 Radar Ahead Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, 5-1/2 furlongs on turf.
Thoughtful Stakes, California-bred fillies and mares, 7 furlongs, Saturday; $100,000 Railbird, 3-year-old fillies, 7 furlongs, Sunday.
He'll keep his pick for the next race hidden, lest it fall into the wrong hands and thus turn into a windfall for some nosy railbird.
After his exit Doyle returned and fanned baseball with a cluster of railbirds perched on the Freedmen's Hospital fence in deep left field.
With respect to American medicine, we will not tolerate a politician who would rather listen to a flock of railbirds enamored with regulatory control than meet with committed members of the medical community who have implemented (quite easily) alternatives to the current medical care delivery model.
9 million) before a big pack of railbirds at Solaire Resort and Casino in Paranaque.
Railbirds, scouts, and independent booksellers: Towards a constructivist interpretation of new business formation.
So the railbirds lean on the rails and pay attention to the saddlecloths, muttering 'Red 2' and 'Green 7' as they fumble through the paperwork to discover they are looking at Cirrus Des Aigles and Redwood.
Suggestions ranged from the unimaginative but eminently logical (trainettes, railettes, Pennsyettes, and ticketresses) to the demeaning (trainmaids, trainmisses, girl guards, tabbies, tixies, carmolls, railbirds, servettes and public's assistants for train travel [PATTs]) to the truly bizarre (brake-coeds, warriorettes, cruets, Spartans, corpees, brakema'ams, Pennies, and punchettes).
Then add 100,000 railbirds in full roar, throwing as many decibels as a jet engine on takeoff.
Suddenly, the Oscar race is starting to resemble the opening song in "Guys & Dolls," where the three railbirds each sing the praises of the racehorses Paul Revere, Valentine and Epitaph.