is to buy a ticket."
have the money for that."
have three bucks for a grandstand? You don't have three bucks, I ought to lock
you up as vagrants."
very much," Larry said. "We'll be sure to recommend you for a Chamber
of Commerce award." Larry had a terrible way of getting nasty with people
when he was completely in the wrong. Once he got caught going over the fence at
a track, and when they took him to the security office he got all red in the
face and started screaming about how he had snuck into 23 different race tracks
in the United States and never had he been treated this way and threatened to
call a lawyer and they wound up apologizing and letting him into the
We walked away
from the gate. It was about 4 a.m. now, cool and dry. For the third time we
approached the stable entrance.
it," Larry said.
There was a
locked gate and an old man to guard it. He was private security, not a cop.
morning," we smiled.