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Horseracing at Les Bois Park

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Because Urban Dictionary is the authority on modern parlance, we turned to it to define "whoa nelly": "anything (i.e. a car, a bike, a situation) or a person, who has become out of control and gone on ahead and done something unexpected--and then it's said after the fact to express shock, awe or merely surprise, at the unexpected behavior." Horseracing for the first time in four years at Les Bois? Whoa nelly. A full season without any major hiccups, shutdowns or scandals? Whoa nelly. A promise that racing will return again in 2013? Whoa nelly! 5610 Glenwood St., Garden City, 208-258-2177,

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