Videos tagged with "close call"

Who won? A close call, & a rare & nail-biting photo finish in horse racing [04:01]
At Santa Anita, a major racetrack near Los Angeles, on Sat Feb 13, 2011, fans witnessed a truly remarkable effort and whisker - close finish in a 6 & a half furlong allowance sprint. Watch in the stretch where Smart Spending, (a BC bred) horse #2 on the rail with the black & white silks, gets trapped, and has to be reigned in (checked) to prevent catastrophe. When I saw this, I held my breath & braced for the worst. Next, however, I watched one of the most impressive performances in some time. What made this more satisfying was to see a BC bred and owned horse compete and run well against the big boys at Santa Anita. Hats off to jockey Garrett Gomez, and trainer Carla Gaines for helping to make this happen. I hope to see Smart Spending race again this year at Vancouver's Hastings Park. Obviously he's vastly improved since his run in the 2010 BC Derby
Tags: horse racing, Santa Anita, BC bred, Swift Thoroughbreds, Carla Gaines, Garrett Gomez, Smart Spending, by a nose, race, close call

Very Lucky Man [00:24]
Horse Racing, Riccarton, close call, TAB
Tags: Horse Racing, Riccarton, close call, TAB, Gallops

Teri Spence & Frostys Lil Tootsie - Poles - 7/26/09 [00:38]
Nice run, but close call. Tootsie almost missed a pole at the end. ... horse Seven Mile Farm Teri Spence Frostys Lil Tootsie pole weaving bending barrel racing WSCA
Tags: horse, Seven, Mile, Farm, Teri, Spence, Frostys, Lil, Tootsie, pole, weaving, bending, barrel, racing, WSCA

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