Videos tagged with "horse racing legends"

Horse Racing Legends | Zenyatta [02:26]
2009 Breeders' Cup Classic: In her initial confrontation with males, five-year-old ZENYATTA remains undefeated in 14 lifetime starts and becomes the first filly or mare in history to win the race.
Tags: Breeders, Cup, Zenyatta, Horse, Race, Track, Racing, Mare, Classic, Undefeated

Horse Racing Legends | Phar Lap [02:10]
1932 Agua Caliente Handicap: The 17.2 hand wonder horse PHAR LAP ships from Australia for his final start in the then richest ever North American race and sets a track record, only to die mysteriously two weeks later.
Tags: 1932, Agua, Caliente, Handicap, Phar, Lap, Australia, Racing, horse, Race

Horse Racing Legends | Man O War [02:11]
Man o' War, (March 29, 1917, Nursery Stud farm, Lexington, Kentucky -- November 1, 1947, Faraway Farm) is considered one of the greatest Thoroughbred racehorses of all time. During his career just after World War I, he won 20 of 21 races and $249465 in purses. By the prominent sire Fair Play, his dam Mahubah was by the UK Triple Crown Champion, Rock Sand. Man o' War was owned and bred by August Belmont, Jr. (1851--1924), whose father's accomplishments were recognized through the naming of the Belmont Stakes. Belmont Jr. joined the United States Army at age 65 to serve in France during World War I. While he was overseas, his wife named a new foal "Man o' War" in honor of her husband. However, the Belmonts decided to liquidate their racing stable. At the Saratoga yearling sale in 1918, Man o' War was sold at a final bid of $5000 to Samuel D. Riddle, who brought him to his Glen Riddle Farm near Berlin, Maryland. The underbidder at the auction was believed to be Robert L. Gerry, Sr.
Tags: Man, War, Horse, Racing

Michael Jarvis tribute [09:43]
Roger Varian and Philip Robinson lead the list of racing personalities who paid tribute to Newmarket training great Michael Jarvis, who passed away aged 73.
Tags: Michael Jarvis, Michal Jarvis racing, Roger Varian, Philip Robinson, Kremlin House, Ameerat 2001 1000 Guineas, Rakti, Rakti Champion Stakes, Rakti Price Of Wales's Stakes, Eswarah 2005 Epsom Oaks, horse racing legends, horse racing, At The Races

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