Videos tagged with "access:"

Saratoga All Access: 12th annual Travers Celebration [02:59]
The 12th annual Travers Celebration -- the premier evening affair at Saratoga Race Course -- returned once again to celebrate the arrival of the 143rd edition of the mid-summer derby on Thursday, August 23. The official party of the Grade 1, $1 million Travers, the Travers Celebration supports the Backstretch Employee Service Team, the Times Union Hope Fund and its newest beneficiary, the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. The elaborate event featured exquisite food stations and beverage offerings, a live and silent auction, and dancing to live music from the New York Players. Event attendees also had the opportunity to have their photo taken with the official trophy of the Travers. Recently appraised at $425000, the 18k gold permanent trophy of Travers designed by Tiffany & Co. is inscribed with all past winners' names. The Travers Celebration has raised more than $1.1 million for non-profit organizations in the thoroughbred industry and throughout the greater Capital Region since its inception over a decade ago. The 2012 Travers Celebration is co-chaired by Mr. George R. Hearst III, Publisher and CEO of the Times Union newspaper; and Mrs. Sharon Dominguez, wife of Ramon Dominguez, winner of the 2011 and 2012 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey. The 2012 Travers Celebration is sponsored by Macy's, Ketel One Vodka, NEWS 10, the Times Union and The New York Racing Association, Inc.
Tags: Saratoga, All, Access:, 12th, annual, Travers, Celebration, nyra, horse, racing

Saratoga All Access: Fleece Blanket Giveaway Day [02:01]
Fans gathered at Saratoga Race Course today to receive the final giveaway item of the season, a free Saratoga fleece blanket, with paid admission, while supplies last. The red fleece blanket features the 2012 Saratoga logo. On Monday, September 3, all fans receive free grandstand and clubhouse admission to mark the final day of the Saratoga meet. Labor Day also marks the second day of the Family Fun Fest from 11 am to 5 pm with games, pony rides and other family-friendly attractions to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region, Inc.
Tags: Saratoga, All, Access:, Fleece, Blanket, Giveaway, Day, nyra, horse, racing

Saratoga All Access: Annual Stewart's Ice Cream Eating Contest [02:46]
The annual Stewart's Ice Cream Eating Contest returned to Saratoga Race Course today as part of the 17th annual Travers Festival. Contestants were divided into three age groups -- kids, teens and adults -- as they competed to finish a pint of ice cream the fastest. The winners and their finish times are as follows: • Kids Category: Nicholas Demitraszek, age 12, of Tribes Hill, NY in 2 minutes and 21 seconds • Teens Category: Thomas Marola, age 16, of Scotia-Glenville, NY in 50.9 seconds • Adults Category: Mike Nagengast, age 43, of Cohoes, NY in 48.9 seconds The winner in each category received gift certificates for free ice cream, courtesy of Stewart's Shops. The Stewart's Ice Cream Eating Contest is part of the 17th annual Travers Festival, which will culminate in the 143rd running of the Grade 1, $1 million Travers at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, August 25.
Tags: Saratoga, All, Access:, Annual, Stewart's, Ice, Cream, Eating, Contest, nyra, horse, racing

Saratoga All Access: Racing Fans Cheer for Third Giveaway of the Season [02:17]
Fans gathered at Saratoga Race Course to receive the third giveaway item of the season, a free Saratoga pilsner glass. The clear pilsner glass features the red and gold Saratoga 2012 logo. Fans in attendance on Sunday also witnessed the day's feature race, the Grade 2 Woodford Reserve Lake Placid for 3-year old fillies. Sunday marks the second day of the 17th annual Travers Festival, which celebrates the 143rd running of the $1 million Travers at Saratoga Race Course. The Travers will be held on Saturday, August 25. The final premium giveaway of the season will be the Saratoga Fleece Blanket on Sunday, September 2.
Tags: Saratoga, All, Access:, Racing, Fans, Cheer, for, Third, Giveaway, of, the, Season, pilsner, glass, nyra, horse

Saratoga All Access: Fabulous Fillies Day at Saratoga Race Course to benefit BCRF [03:50]
NYRA celebrated women and their contributions to the thoroughbred industry while raising funds to support BCRF at Fabulous Fillies Day at Saratoga Race Course. All fans who wore pink received free admission. The centerpiece of the day-long affair was the Sizzling Hot Pink Saratoga Hat Luncheon to benefit BCRF in the At the Rail Pavilion. This year's luncheon was in memory of BCRF Founder and Chairman Evelyn H. Lauder and honored thoroughbred owner and breeder Virginia Kraft Payson. The event was emceed by Jeannine Edwards from ESPN. The day featured a number of special events and activities designed to honor women of the thoroughbred industry while raising funds to support BCRF. The day's card featured an all-filly racing program in concert with the day's theme. Pink bunting, ribbons and flowers adorned the track, including a pink flower blanket on the horse statue in the Paddock. The first 1000 women (ages 16 and older) through the admission gates received a cubic zirconia and were directed to bring their stones to one of two representatives from Northeastern Fine Jewelry on track to determine if they were the recipient of a genuine diamond. Kathy Hulbert of Oak Hill, NY received a genuine diamond that qualified her to select from one of three Hearts on Fire diamond pendants valued at up to $7000, courtesy of Northeastern Fine Jewelry, during a special winner's circle presentation. Additionally, women were treated to pink hair extensions and pink polish from Complexions ...
Tags: Saratoga, All, Access:, Fabulous, Fillies, Day, at, Race, Course, to, benefit, BCRF, nyra, horse, racing

1 | 2

   arlington   attele   australia   barrel   barrel racing   belmont   betting   calder   cars   cavalli   cheval   corse   course   cox   crash   cup   day   derby   dirt   diva   downs   dressage   driver   equestrian   equine   eventing   extreme   flemington   free   grid   handicap   handicapping   harness   harrahs   horse   horse racing   horseracing   horseracingkid   horses   hunter   ippica   jockey   jump   jumping   kart   lap   louisiana downs   makybe   mohawk   moonee   motor   nascar   new   oaks   of   order of finish   parimutuel betting   park   phar   plate   polish   pony   quarter   quarter horse   race   races   raceway   racing   replay   replays   riding   rodeo   selections   series   speed   speedway   sport   sports   stakes   stock   the   thoroughbred   thoroughbred horse racing   tor służewiec   trab   track   training   trav   trot   trotto   turf   valley   wagering   weg   western   woodbine   wyścigi konne   2009   2010  

Horse Racing Events Calendar

August 2014
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6