Videos tagged with "grands"

Santa Anita | Opening Day 1934 [01:18]
Santa Anita's opening on Christmas Day, 1934, commenced a 65-day season. A crowd of 30777 filled the new grandstand on opening day. The next day's Los Angeles Times reported that scores of celebrities including Al Jolson, Clark Gable and Will Rogers "rubbed elbows at the new track." But as the early days became decades, it was the horses and their companions who became the celebrities that made Santa Anita endure.
Tags: Santa, Anita, Park, race, track, horse, racing

BBC Coverage of Grand National 1997 [26:42]
The BBC has covered every Grand National since 1960 on the TV (radio coverage dates back to 1927). In the year when the BBC covers its last National, for the time being, this is a reminder of how Grandstand covered the race back in 1997. It was momentous for two reasons: (1) it was to be Peter O'Sullevan's last National commentary and (2) in the event, the race didn't take place. A coded bomb alert message was received and the Aintree course had to be evacuated. The presenter that afternoon was Desmond Lynam. There's a chat with O'Sullevan who reveals that his race binoculars are from an old German sub. We see the Princess Royal reveal a bronze bust of the great commentator. As the course is evacuated Jim McGrath commentates and the TV coverage moves to the car park as Des speaks to former BBC commentator Julian Wilson and a tearful Jenny Pitman amongst others. In the OB van are Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore. As the recording ends Des hands back to the Grandstand studio and Gary Lineker, who presumably was hanging around since Football Focus (and preparing for that evening's Match of the Day). The race was postponed until the following Monday afternoon and was won by Lord Gyllene.
Tags: BBC Grandstand, Horse Racing (Sport), National, Television

Marsha Haiden.wmv [00:56]
Marsha and her grandson Haiden riding Tux
Tags: barrel racing, pole bending, Horse, gymkhana, Golden Valley Arizona

Bobs Worth beats Grands Crus in RSA Chase - Cheltenham 14.03.2012 - In-running Price Highlights [06:38]
This video shows the in-running price highlights of Grands Crus during the RSA Chase 2012 win at the Cheltenham Festival Day 2 14.03.2012. I hope this can help you in future races and hope that this race was a profitable one for you!? The race was won by Bobs Worth, who was able to beat the favourate Grands Crus.
Tags: Grands Crus, Nicky Henderson, Cheltenham, horse racing, Bobs Worth, Cheltenham Festival, 14.03.2012, Call The Police, First Lieutenant, betfair, betdaq, in-running

Cheltenham 2012: RSA Chase Preview [07:53]
The Rsa Chase is effectively the novices' Gold Cup and former top hurdler Grands Crus is the hot-favourite after recording three straight victories this season.
Tags: Cheltenham RSA Chase, Arkle Horse Racing, Denman Horse Racing, Alberta's Run, Cheltenham Gold Cup, Cheltenham Ryanair Chase, Grands Crus, Bobs Worth Horse, First Lieutenant Horse, Sir Des Champs, Nicky Henderson, David Pipe, Barry Geraghty, Horse Racing,

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