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post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 
Going to horse race track. I want a classical kind of look and I want it to be simple. I think it'd be nice to hear what you usually wear to such an event.
post #2 of 11
Judging by my experiences of racetracks here in Ontario, Canada, you'll be trying too hard if you shave.....

If you're in polite company and have box/stand seating, I would suggest a lightweight (linen?) navy or seersucker blazer, with chinos. And for god's sake polish your shoes.
post #3 of 11
Max Baer knew how to dress for the track.
post #4 of 11
And do not forget the classic velour track suit for OTB visits.
post #5 of 11
It all depends on where you are, and where you'll be sitting. Also, is it a grand prix or a more ordinary day of races?
post #6 of 11
Thread Starter 
it's more of an ordinary day. Thanks for replies.
post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by MidnightBlue View Post
it's more of an ordinary day. Thanks for replies.

I guess a bowtie would have been overdoing it then....
post #8 of 11
Vanity Fair recommends this:
post #9 of 11
You may want to dress down if you bookie is attending.
post #10 of 11
Yes, a hat would be apropos.

post #11 of 11
Yeah, unless it's Derby Day and you're in the expensive seats, most of the other people there will probably be somewhere around the level of oversized Nascar t-shirts, wife beaters, and trucker hats
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