a bet in which the person betting forecasts the first three finishers in a race in the correct order.
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used by George W. Bush, a year into his first term, when he said his presidency had a war, a national emergency and a recession.
intriguing! but what was the race? didn’t he create at least one of those?
I heard it when my friend Mary suggested the (previously unattained) “holy trifecta” of delicious food, fire, and swimming in Walden Pond, all in one night, for a party.
I think the race was for the White House, and that holy trifecta sounds heavenly!