Videos tagged with "charity"

Sara Cox: From disc to horse jockey [02:02]
Dainty DJ and broadcaster Sara Cox may not be the first name that comes to mind when thinking of potential jockeys, but the plucky Boltonian is learning to race a thoroughbred for charity at the Telegraph sponsored Glorious Goodwood next week.
Tags: horse, glorious goodwood, racing, west sussex

Radio 1's Sarah Cox transforms from disc to horse jockey for Goodwood invitational [02:02]
Dainty DJ and broadcaster Sara Cox may not be the first name that comes to mind when thinking of potential jockeys, but the plucky Boltonian is learning to race a thoroughbred for charity at the Telegraph sponsored Glorious Goodwood next week.
Tags: video, sara, cox, dj, radio, one, horse, race, goodwood

The Boys from Bangladesh: a Great Day out at the Point to Point [01:19]
A group of friends from Newport/Bangladesh have a day out with us at the point to point. Older brother Sanu and Sammi have been before to Chepstow races and enjoy the day out; but this was the first time out for the younger brothers Ranu and Jemal and their mate Navid racing. Ranu used to have a horse when he was younger in Bangladesh and many have suggested he should have been a jockey. The family run the Shoboraj restaurant in Newport which is the local Racing and Point to Point watering/eating establishment for trainers owners jockeys and racing fans. When one hears the media talking of racism in the countryside take it with a pinch of salt !! They will say anything to create moral panic! Racing is a true multi ethnic community anyway from the Maktoums as owners to the gaps in skilled stable staff being filled by Czechs, Poles and many from the Indian subcontinent, Mauritius etc. and owners from all over the world. The boys decided that though they can't gamble for religious reasons what they felt it was good to respect tradition so what they could do is pool a pound each and choose a horse from the paddock they liked the look of and get a friend place the bet for them. If they won they would donate it to charity - and they did! One thing popular at the point to point is to bet a horse without the favourite. They did this three times and won each time at 7/2; 5/2 and 3/1 !! It isn't the gambling that Racing is necessarily about. It is the intellectual challenge of ...
Tags: Newport, restaurant, shoboraj, eliza, model, point, to, horse, racing, lovetheraces, multi, cultural, ethnic, countryside, rural, affairs, Monmouthshire, Chepstow, blog, Howick, jumps, horses, foxhunting, hunting, tradition, values

The usung Heroes of Racing: Richard Negus tells me what Racing Welfare is all about... [06:21]
I had been asked to be a celebrity judge at a Racing Welfare fundraising event in Newmarket and I thought it would be nice to find out a little more about the Charity's invaluable work... social
Tags: Racing, Welfare, horse, fundraising, event, Newmarket, Eliza, fashion, fur, hat, sexy, model, celebrity, judge, Dress, Factor, Stable, staff, lads, lasses, Charity, stalls, handlers, farriers, accomodation, housing, problems, retirement, young, people, us

John Smiths People's Race: Richard Perham's verdict on the race at Aintree [00:36]
British Racing School jockey instructor Richard Perham trained five of the John Smith's People's race jockeys, including winner David Griffiths. He reflects on the 2009 running of the £100000 Grand National day charity flat race. Follow the progress of all the contenders at blogs.mirror.co.uk
Tags: John, Smiths, People's, Race, horse, racing, aintree, grand, national, jockeys, charity, daily, mirror, richard, perham, british, school

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