Videos tagged with "conference"

Wagering Do's and Donut's - "How to Read the Program and Odds" [33:44]
Wagering Do's and Donut's - "How to Read the Program and Odds" Horse racing class taught at Arapahoe Park outside Denver by track announcer Jonathan Horowitz and professor of mathematics Dr. David Horowitz
Tags: How-to (Conference Subject), horse racing, class, information, seminar, program, odds, wagering, past performances, parimutuel, statistics, probability, Arapahoe Park, Jonathan Horowitz, David Horowitz, announcer, Horse, Race, Track, Racing

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 ...
Tags: NASCAR (Organization), Racing, Race, Buy, Storm, Gets, Nascar, Getting, Parking, Lot, Domain, Owned, Speedway, Horse, Track, Crash, Name, Auction, Thunder, Lightning, Kart, Program, Premium, Cup, Cheap, Def, Best, Tornado, Rain, Weather, Domains, Series,

Mega Sports Weekend Preview: Basketball, Baseball, Belmont [01:47]
WSJ Sports Reporter Kevin Clark tells you everything you need to know to prep for this weekend's sports bonanza. I'll Have Another Scratches, Stanley Cup Game 5, NBA Eastern Conference Final Game 7 for the Celtics and Heat, EURO 2012 Soccer begins and New York's Subway series with the Yankees and the Mets. I'll Have Another drops out of Belmont Stakes. Watch HERE: bit.ly Subscribe to WSJ Live HERE: bit.ly WSJ Live brings you original programming from The Wall Street Journal. Get news directly from The Wall Street Journal's 2000 reporters across the globe. With exclusive video and daily live programming, you can stay on top of the latest in news, elections, markets, tech, opinion and lifestyle.
Tags: Sport (Industry), Basketball (Sport), Baseball (Sport), Sports, Belmont Stakes, I'll Have Another, kevin clark, stanley cup, nba, nba conference, boston celtics, miami heat, euro 2012, soccer, new york subway series, yankees, mets, Hockey, Preview, horse,

Media madness at Belmont [00:21]
This will give you an idea of the crush of media at today's I'll Have Another press conference at Belmont Park.
Tags: Horse, Racing, Belmont

Press Conference following the Scratch of I'll Have Another from Saturday's Belmont Stakes [12:48]
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another was withdrawn from Saturday's 144th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes and retired, a little more than 24 hours before his attempt to become the first horse in 34 years to win the Triple Crown. In a ceremonial tribute, jockey Mario Gutierrez will be aboard I'll Have Another as he leads the post parade for the Belmont Stakes (post time 6:40 pm, NBC 4:30-7 pm). Trainer Doug O'Neill said I'll Have Another had developed a swelling in his left front tendon that was the beginning of tendonitis. "This is extremely tough for all of us. It's far from tragic but it's extremely disappointing," said O'Neill, who described the injury as a "freakish thing" during a 1 pm news conference at Belmont Park. "He has been a little quiet the last few days of galloping but his legs have been great. Yesterday he galloped great, but in the afternoon we noticed some loss of definition in his left front leg ... we prayed he kind of hit himself and that it was a little bit of skin irritation. We did him up in a special poultice, and this morning he looked great. We did just a little easy gallop with him this morning. I thought he looked great on the track. "Cooling out, you could tell the swelling was back," he said. "I talked with Mr. [J. Paul] Reddam and immediately we got Dr. [Jim] Hunt over here. He scanned him and he said it was the start of tendonitis in his [superficial] left front tendon and ... you give him three to six ...
Tags: Press, Conference, following, the, Scratch, of, I'll, Have, Another, from, Saturday's, Belmont, Stakes, doug, o'neill, paul, reddam, nyra, horse, racing, park, triple, crown

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