The 2002 McChump ??/365 Racing Tour

McChumping on the Cheap

15 Exciting Tracks! 8 Exotic States and Provinces! 12 Thrilling Stories! (so far)

Oh God! Is the Tour reduced to this?
Zippy Chippy on the 'Net at Penn National, Jan 31, 2002

It's better than nothing. I guess.
Sportsman's Park, Cicero, IL, Mar - Apr, 2002

McChumpawatha's Road Trip
Great Lakes Downs, Muskegon, MI, Kentucky Derby Day, 2002

Blessed relief!
Hawthorne Race Course, Stickney, IL, May, 2002

In the company of known gamblers
Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, MD, Preakness Stakes Day, 2002

"Opening Week" at Arlington
Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, IL, June 5 & 8, 2002

McChump: Midwest Tornado ***
Canterbury Park, Shakopee, MN, June 14, 2002
Prairie Meadows, Altoona, IA, June 15, 2002
*** story not yet available

McChump's Midsommerfest
Hamilton County Fair, McLeansboro, IL, July 11 (Track #125)
Ellis Park, Henderson, KY, July 12
Fairmount Park, Collinsville, IL, July 13
River Downs, Cincinnati, OH, July 14
Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, IL, July 15

There's gold in them thar hills! ***
Gillespie County Fair, Fredericksburg, TX, July 20, 2002
... plus stops at Bandera Downs, Luckenbach, and Trinity Meadows
*** story not yet available

McChump's Arlington Million Day (photos)
Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, IL, August 17, 2002

Me and America's Day
Van Wert County Fair, Van Wert, OH, Labor Day, 2002 (Track #126)

Nashville or Bust! ***
Kentucky Downs, Franklin, KY, Sept. 21-22, 2002
*** story not yet available

Fear and Loathing in Arlington Heights
Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, IL, October 3, 2002

Hot Tips and a Cold BC
Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, IL, October 26, 2002

Churchill Voyage of Discovery
Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY, Nov 29-30, 2002

Kind of a puny year, alright, but there's always 2003.


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