Best bang for under 20 bucks

By Kate Pelusi
April 5, 2001

By Kate Pelusi
staff writer

Cabrini’s tuition got you down? Do you find yourself strapped for cash when looking for some leisurely fun? Take note when reading this article on some fun things to do in the area for under $20.

Feeling lucky? Philadelphia Race Track in Bensalem, Pa, offers live racing all year and starting in May, there are live races every Saturday through Tuesday. There is no charge to come to the track and watch. However, if you want to try your hand at picking the ponies, you’ll have to whip the wallet out.

A racing program only costs $1 and is suggested if you plan to bet. It lists all the races of the day, along with the horses’ odds, jockey and race history. It only costs a minimum of $2 to place a bet.

Of course, this is a very brief overview of horse racing, There are many specific terms and techniques for wagering and picking horses. This is no reason to be intimidated.

No matter how much you think you like or dislike horse racing, once you place a bet and the horses charge out of the gate, you will find yourself engrossed in the excitement.

This is an ideal under $20 venture, and you just might leave with some more money in your pocket.

Is your stomach grumbling? Chances are your wallet is grumbling as well. Take a trip to Vinny Testa’s in Ardmore. Make sure you are terribly hungry since the portions are huge. Two diners can order one appetizer and one entr

Kate Pelusi

Scroll to Top
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap