Videos tagged with "announcement"

War Horse Makes Surprise Entrance at 2012-2013 Kennedy Center Season Announcement [02:11]
Joey, the title character from the Tony Award-winning War Horse, makes a surprise visit during the Kennedy Center's 2012-2013 season announcement on March 6,...

Anti-fraud Public Service Announcement (30-seconds) [00:31]
As the March 1, 2013, deadline for federal benefits recipients of the switch to all-electronic federal benefits draws near, scammers are taking advantage of ...

Newmarket Handicap weights announced [02:30]
Catch up on today's Melbourne Festival of Racing news headlined by today's announcement of the weights for the $1M G1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m). Racing Victoria Senior Handicapper Neil Jennings discusses the key weight allocations and gives viewers his horse to follow. Also hear from Paul Snowden about the the leading Darley chances at Flemington on Saturday.

Dettori Suspended From Horse Racing For Six Months [00:16]
The three-times British champion jockey is suspended after testing positive for a banned substance earlier this year. Frankie Dettori has been suspended from riding for six months after being found guilty of taking a banned substance. The three-times British champion jockey tested positive following a routine examination at Longchamp racecourse in France on September 16. French horseracing's governing body France Galop issued the ban following a recent hearing, and the British Horseracing Authority is likely to follow suit. The 41-year-old's solicitor Christopher Stewart-Moore said the jockey "fully accepts" the ban, which lasts until May 19. "France Galop have today announced their finding Frankie Dettori has committed a breach of their rules relating to prohibited substances," said Mr Stewart-Moore. "I have spoken to Frankie since the announcement was made and he has told me he fully accepts France Galop's decision. He also accepts that he has let down the sport he loves and all those associated with it, as well as the wider public. "But most of all, and this is his greatest regret, he has let down his wife and children." Mr Stewart-Moore said Dettori was "enormously grateful" for the support of his fans, adding: "Racing has been good to Frankie and he knows that his privileged position brings with it responsibility. "For this reason he is determined to rebuild his reputation when he returns to the saddle. Frankie could make excuses. He has, after all, regularly been ...

NASCAR fan is hit and killed by lightning strike in the parking lot of Pocono Raceway (my response) [01:11]
(my response) Brian Zimmerman, of Moosic, Pa., died as he stood near his car in the parking lot of Pocono Raceway, according to the Monroe County coroner. A woman who answered the phone at Zimmerman's home declined comment. Nine other people were injured during Sunday's violent storm, though it wasn't immediately clear how many might have been struck by lightning. One who had been listed Sunday night in critical condition was upgraded to stable. The crowd of about 85000 was advised over public address systems and through social media to take cover Sunday afternoon when lightning and heavy rain hit the track near the end of the race. But some fans posted on the raceway's Facebook page that they never heard the weather-related announcements. NASCAR spokesman Dave Higdon said Monday that officials are reviewing how the track carried out its emergency procedures. He cautioned against rushing to judgment until all the facts are known. ''Anytime something like this happens, we make sure we look at it again and see if there's anything we should have done different,'' Higdon said. ''It's never a good day for us when someone passes and people are hurt.'' Pocono Raceway president and CEO Brandon Igdalsky expressed sorrow at a news conference Monday afternoon at the track, where a large US flag flew at half-staff. ''Fans are like family to us,'' Igdalsky said, noting that Zimmerman had been coming to races for several years with his friends. He added that he planned to contact ...
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