Horse racing has always been a social sport, even though horse races last a couple of minutes, the audience is having a blast on the race day surrounded by tons of activities. The sport itself is very exciting to watch even for non-horse-racing enthusiasts. On top of that, the event lasts the entire day where you can check out museums, go to some of the restaurants on the track, and enjoy the sunny day.
So if you are thinking about a unique approach to take your date outside and really show your personality in a fun and interesting way, a date where you go together to watch the best racehorses of all time might be a perfect idea, and here are a few reasons why.
You Can Dress Up for the Occasion
Even though horse racing is a day spent outside, most of the people in the audience, especially for big races like the Kentucky Derby take their fashion very seriously. This allows you and your date to dress up for the occasion in the most fashioned outfits you can find in your wardrobe.
Horse racing has always been an elegant sport, where you must follow certain rules. Dressing up for horse racing events will ensure a time of a lifetime as well as some incredible photos that will last forever.
It’s Cheaper than Most Sporting Events
Nowadays, there are many horse races organized throughout the year, and there is a good chance that you’d find a racecourse near you that you can attend. If you are not looking at some of the biggest races like the Preakness Stakes where tickets could go as high as a couple of thousand dollars, other races are actually pretty affordable.
Just to compare, the tickets and overall costs for attending other sports are much higher than attending a local race.
Spent the Entire Day on the Track
Since you are looking for the perfect place for your next date, it is really important to spend as much time as you can just to know them better. Horse race days a perfect for socializing and getting the most out of your date.
With the many activities, you’d see your date in every light possible. Once you arrive at the track you can be entertained with all the carnival-themed activities, before the actual race. Once you’ve watched the race and placed some bets, it is time to go for a launch at some of the local restaurants.
In other words, horse racing events allow you to spend a day full of activities with your date and possibly get to know them better.
Horses are Very Beautiful Animals
Even if you are not interested in horse racing or betting, attending a horse race is a great idea since you’d get to see these majestic beasts up close. In fact, you’d be able to see horses in their full glory as they stamper down the race track.
Horses are incredibly beautiful animals that will add an additional flavor to your date. On top of that, you can schedule a ride and experience what it's like to be a horse rider.
Learning More About the Sport
Horse racing is one of the oldest sports in history, which means that you’d get the opportunity to learn more about what’s happening behind the curtains. With horses being in the center of attention, you’d get a chance to learn some of the basic terms, and how the sport advanced to what we are used to nowadays.
Studying a little goes a long way, and spending your date learning more about the history of horse racing is a great way to spice things up and learn some interesting facts.
If you are still not convinced that taking your date on a horse race is a good idea, just take a leap of faith and you’d be surprised by the outcome. Horse races are social events, so you’d spend time with other horse racing enthusiasts and possibly grow your friend circle.
However, once you are done speaking with all the people you can reserve a seat for private fine dining at some of the local restaurants.