Videos tagged with "1978"

Affirmed - 1978 Belmont Stakes [02:45]
They were, perhaps, the greatest rivals in the history of racing.... and this is perhaps their greatest duel. Affirmed's shot at the Triple Crown was on the line and Alydar was determined to make him work for it. In a stirring performance, Affirmed came through. His rider, 18-year-old phenom Steve Cauthen, became the youngest rider to win the Triple Crown Final time: 2:26 3/4 Owner: Harbor View Farms Trainer: Lazaro Barrera Jockey: Steve Cauthen
Tags: racing, Belmont park, sports, horse, horse racing, track, race, affirmed, alydar, steve cauthen, rival, rivalries, 1978

Shergar- The 1981 Epsom Derby (Epsom Downs) [02:48]
Shergar (1978 - unknown) was an acclaimed Irish racehorse, and winner of the 1981 Epsom Derby by a record 10 lengths, the longest winning margin in the race's 226-year history. This victory earned him a spot in The Observer newspaper's 100 Most Memorable Sporting Moments of the Twentieth Century. The jockey on the day was Walter Swinburn. Shergar was trained by Michael Stoute and owned by HH Aga Khan IV.
Tags: Shergar, Epsom, Derby, Down, acclaimed, winner, lengths, Walter, Swinburn, Michael, Stoute, HH, Aga, Khan, IV, Horse, Racing, racehorse, legend, Flat, gallop, trot, tip, bet, gamble, Fat, Jockey

Dawn Run- The 1986 Cheltenham Gold Cup [02:48]
Dawn Run (1978--1986) was a Thoroughbred racehorse (Deep Run - Twilight Slave) who was the most successful racemare in the history of National Hunt racing. She won the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham racing festival in 1984 and the Cheltenham Gold Cup over fences at the festival in 1986. Dawn Run was the only racehorse to complete the Champion Hurdle - Gold Cup double. She was one of only two mares who won the Champion Hurdle, and of only four who have won the Cheltenham Gold Cup. She was also the only horse ever to complete the English, Irish and French Champion Hurdle treble. Here she is winning the 1986 Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Tags: Dawn, Run, 1986, Cheltenham, Gold, Cup, Thoroughbred, Racehorse, Horse, Racing, racemare, National, Hunt, Champion, Hurdle, Treble, Fat, Jockey, bet, tips, gallop, jump

Monksfield- The 1979 Champion Hurdle (Cheltenham) [00:58]
Monksfield (1972-1989) was an Irish-trained National Hunt racehorse who won the Champion Hurdle in 1978 and 1979. Monksfield was seven years old when jockey Dessie Hughes rode the horse to victory at the 1979 Cheltenham Champion Cup. Monksfield was trained by Des McDonogh and owned by Dr Michael Mangan.
Tags: Monksfield, 1979, Champion, Hurdle, Cheltenham, National, Hunt, Dessie, Hughes, Des, mcdonogh, Dr, Michael, Mangan, Horse, Racing, Fat, Jockey, steeplechase, bet, tips, win, lose, gamble, gallop, trot

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