Your Horse Racing Stories

Your Horse Racing Stories

“And they’re off…” the announcer’s voice booms over the P.A. in unison with the starting bell ring at every horse racing track from the Virginia farmland to the California coast and all the legs of the Triple Crown in-between.

Rare is the sporting event that endures millennia. Horse racing, the sport of kings, outlasted the time of kings because of its excitement. 

Excitement on race day builds like the tension at the weigh-in of a prize fight and the anticipation of kickoff on Saturdays down South. The track is abuzz with energy from the spectators down to the thoroughbreds. 

In the crowd, a sea of Easter-egg pastel – sundresses, bowties and fancy hats aplenty – engulfs the infield and grandstands. On the track, majestic steeds strut in their colorful saddlecloths. Only a short railing separates the groomed track from the frenzy of palpable excitement among you, the patron and jovial spectator, julep in hand.

You can feel the excitement as all that built-up energy is released: tens of thousands of hats atop heads in synchronicity and double the number of eyes fixated on the track—a blur of manes, jockeys inches apart and hooves kicking up earth—attempting to catch a glimpse of their horse pull away from the pack.

Your horse racing stories are the inspiration for Mayor’s new A Day at the Races button-downs illustrated by local gesture drawing artist Angela Stevens:

  
 
 
 

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Mayor Button-Down
Neck Chest Waist
X-Small 14-15.5" 36-38" 26-30"
Small 15.5-16" 38-40" 29-33"
Medium 16-16.5" 40-42" 31-35"
Large 16.5-17" 42-44" 33-36"
X-Large 17-18.5" 44-46" 35-38"
XX-Large 18.5-19" 46-48" 38-42"
 
Mayor Performance Polo
Neck
Chest
Waist
Sleeve
X-Small
13.5-14"
32-35"
25-28"
32-33"
Small
14.5-15"
36-39"
29-32"
33-34"
Medium
15.5-16"
40-42"
33-35"
34-35"
Large
16.5-17"
43-45"
36-38"
35-36"
X-Large
17.5-18"
46-48"
39-42"
36-37"
XX-Large
18.5-19"
49-52"
43-45"
37-38"
  
Mayor Quarter-Zip
Neck Chest Waist Sleeve
X-Small 14-15" 36-39" 25-28" 32.5-33.5"
Small 15.5-16" 40-42" 29-31" 33.5-34.5"
Medium 16.5-17" 43-45" 32-34" 34.5-35.5"
Large 17.5-18" 46-48" 35-37" 35.5-36.5"
X-Large 18.5-19" 49-51" 38-41" 36.5-37.5"
XX-Large 19.5-20.5 52-55" 42-44" 37.5-38-5"
  
Mayor Crewneck Sweater by Comfort Colors®
Chest Body Length Body Width
Small 34-36" 27.5" 22"
Medium 38-40" 28.5" 23.5"
Large 42-44" 29.5" 25"
X-Large 46-48" 30.5" 26.5"
XX-Large 50-52" 31.5" 28"
XXX-Large 54-56" 32.5" 29.5"

 

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