Videos tagged with "hero"

1994 Metropolitan Handicap - Holy Bull
win as the even-money favorite, and he enriched Croll by bringing home $300000 and hoisting his career earnings past $1 million dollars to nearly $1.3 million. He has won 8 of his 10 races now, and he has won them by leading almost every step of the way. He couldn't quite match the record time of 1:33 for the Metropolitan Mile set by Conquistador Cielo in 1982, and he just missed the second fastest time shared by five other horses. But he did match the third best time for the race of ...
Tags: belmont, park, horse, racing, tom, durkin, holy, bull, mike, smith, cherokee, run, colonial, affair, devil, his, due, vitginia, rapids, jimmy, croll

Dark Horse
A tribute to the four unlikeliest racing heroes in training. In order of first appearance: Presious Passion, the nobody gelding who somehow, despite three course records, continues to win races at long odds in Secretariat-like time. Mine That Bird, the superstar gelding who lost two races at Sunland Park before taking the Kentucky Derby (and coming closest to defeating Rachel Alexandra this year). Fabulous Strike, the six-year-old Philly-bred horse out of Penn National considered among the ...
Tags: dark horse, racing, racehorse, race, thoroughbred, bob black jack, fabulous strike, mine that bird, presious passion, kentucky derby

1994 Westchester Handicap - Virginia Rapids
always seems to get a piece of it." "He's a very particular horse with a lot of character," Samyn said. "Allen keeps telling me to just let him stay happy." No alibi was offered for Cherokee Run, second in the Preakness last May, first in the Dwyer last July and first in a tuneup race in Florida two weeks ago. His trainer, Frank Alexander, said with some regret: "I don't know why. Maybe it was the shipping. Maybe the track was a little cuppy." Down the road for all the senior stars: the ...
Tags: aqueduct, horse, racing, tom, durkin, colonial, affair, virginia, rapids, cherokee, run, jean, luc, samyn, allen, jerkens, blare, of, trumpets

CIGAR - Remembering The 95 Breeders Cup Classic
of his own: He has won the last three Classics and four of the last five. And he lavished praise on his horse, the grandson of the great Seattle Slew, after he rode back to the winner's circle to lusty cheering from the crowd of 37246. The sport that has been hungering for a hero horse got one on a day that began with stormy weather but ended with sunshine and memorable performances. It had been five years since the Breeders' Cup was last run at Belmont Park, and the crowd was ...
Tags: horse, racing, breeders, cup, cigar, allen, paulson, jerry, bailey, bill, mott, palace, music, solar, slew, champion

LOUISIANA DOWNS August 7, 2009 RACE 4
... "Louisiana Downs" Harrahs "horse racing" thoroughbred "Cherokee Landing" "Arnaldo Unsihuay" wagering betting "order of finish"
Tags: Louisiana Downs, Harrahs, horse racing, thoroughbred, Cherokee Landing, Arnaldo Unsihuay, wagering, betting, order of finish

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