Videos tagged with "1978"

2011 PREAKNESS - SHACKLEFORD!!! [02:13]
Shackleford dueled for the early lead with Flashpoint through a blistering opening quarter-mile in :22.69 but the pace slowed considerably in the second quarter as the duo covered a half-mile in :46.87. That slight breather might have made the difference for Shackleford, who put away Flashpoint on the final turn in the 1 3/16-mile race and spurted clear. Animal Kingdom, who was second to last early under John Velazqeuz, closed with a steady charge in the stretch and cut into Shackleford's lead but could not get past the winner. Velazquez said Animal Kingdom did not break as well as he did in the Derby and did not like having dirt kicked in his face. Shackleford covered the distance in 1:56.27 on a track rated as fast under Jesus Castanon for his first career graded stakes win. He finished second in the Florida Derby (G1) and fourth in the Kentucky Derby in his two previous starts for trainer Dale Romans and owners Mike Lauffer and WD Cubbedge. Shackleford's win ended Animal Kingdom's Triple Crown bid. Affirmed in 1978 is the last three-year-old to sweep the three US classics. Animal Kingdom's trainer, Graham Motion, said he was pleased with the Derby winner's effort. "He ran huge today, it just looked like he needed another sixteenth [of a mile]," Motion said. "Give credit to Dale [Romans] and his horse, [Shackleford] ran a heck of a race." Astrology ran a big race to finish third. Florida Derby winner Dialed In closed willingly for fourth, followed by Dance City.
Tags: Shackleford, Astrology, Dialed, In, Dance, City, Flashpoint, Animal, Kingdom, John, Velazqeuz, racing, kentucky, derby, preakness, stakes, belmont, triple, crown, horse, Florida, 2011

LA MER (NZ) 1978 Coongy Handicap [02:20]
1978 Coongy Handicap Caulfield Australia LA MER (NZ) Chestnut Mare Copenhagen II x La Balsa Owned by LA Alexander Bred by Trained by MK Smith Jockey: Des Harris Winners Weight: 55.5kg Winners Time: Winners Margin: 2nd: 3rd: 4th: 5th:
Tags: Auckland, Cup, Kotare, Chief, Sunline, Melbourne, Phar, Lap, Horse, Racing, 1987, Kingston, Town, NZ, New, Zealand, World, Record, Hall, Of, Fame, Ellerslie, ARC, Club, Jockey, 1980's, DB, Makybe, Diva, AJC, Victoria, Sydney, Brisbane, Wellington, Trentha

LA MER (NZ) 1978 Awapuni Gold Cup [01:14]
1978 Awapuni Gold Cup 2000m LA MER (NZ) Chestnut Mare Copenhagen II x La Balsa Owned by LA Alexander Bred by Trained by MK Smith Jockey: Des Harris Winners Weight: 56kg Winners Time: 2:03:2 Winners Margin: 4 Lengths 2nd: Even Son 3rd: March Legend 4th: No Show 5th: Candyboy
Tags: Auckland, Cup, Kotare, Chief, Sunline, Melbourne, Phar, Lap, Horse, Racing, 1987, Kingston, Town, NZ, New, Zealand, World, Record, Hall, Of, Fame, Ellerslie, ARC, Club, Jockey, 1980's, DB, Makybe, Diva, AJC, Victoria, Sydney, Brisbane, Wellington, Trentha

1st April 1978 Aintree 3:15 'The Sun' Grand National Handicap Steeplechase 4m4f [10:04]
One of the most underrated Grand National's in my view. Lightning fast ground and a race of high quality. Date: 1st April 1978 Going: Firm Starters: 37 Finishers: 15 Non-Finishers: 22 Sponsor: The Sun Prize money: £39062 Race time: 9mins 33.9secs Favourite: Rag Trade 8/1, Pulled Up 22nd (Becher's Brook) Top Weight: Shifting Gold, Fell 10th NOTE TO RACING UK AND BBC: Please don't bother removing it. I will just keep re-uploading so you will be wasting your time.
Tags: 1978, Grand, National, Aintree, Horse, Racing

Triple Crown Champions - Part 1 [15:00]
Video from the archives of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations. Narrated by JB Faulconer, it tells the story of Triple Crown Champions of years past. Sir Barton (1919), Gallant Fox (1930), Omaha (1935), War Admiral (1937), Whirlaway (1941), Count Fleet (1943), Assault (1946), Citation (1948), Secretariat (1973), Seattle Slew (1977), and Affirmed (1978).
Tags: horse racing, triple crown, thoroughbred, belmont, preakness, kentucky derby

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