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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by MidnightBlue, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. MidnightBlue

    MidnightBlue New Member

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    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.
     
  2. M. Bardamu

    M. Bardamu Senior member

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    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.
     
  3. KObalto

    KObalto Senior member

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    [​IMG] Max Baer knew how to dress for the track.
     
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    And do not forget the classic velour track suit for OTB visits.
     
  5. radicaldog

    radicaldog Senior member

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    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?
     
  6. MidnightBlue

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    it's more of an ordinary day. Thanks for replies.
     
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    blackbowtie Senior member

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    it's more of an ordinary day. Thanks for replies.

    I guess a bowtie would have been overdoing it then....
     
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    Vanity Fair recommends this: [​IMG]
     
  9. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    You may want to dress down if you bookie is attending.
     
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    Tomasso Senior member

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    Yes, a hat would be apropos.

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    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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