Videos tagged with "island"

Virgin Islands - Taupo 30/12/2011 - 6th, 1400m [01:54]
The Andrew Hawkins Racing and Thoroughbred Village horse, Virgin Islands, has her first start. She finishes 6th over 1400m after a tough run.
Tags: Virgin Islands, Taupo, horse, Race, Caller

Horse Racing at Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn 1897 [00:29]
Edison Manufacturing Co. Filmed June 22, 1897, at Sheepshead Bay Race Track, Coney Island, New York. From Edison films catalog: The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters, won by famous Clifford, Sloane up. Sheepshead Bay Race Track was an American thoroughbred horse racing facility built on the site of the Coney Island Jockey Club at Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Old railroad track diagrams for the Long Island Railroad spur that served both the club and the racetrack show the entrance to the club was located on the east side of Ocean Avenue between Avenues X and Y. The racetrack was built by a group of prominent businessmen from the New York City area who formed the Coney Island Jockey Club in 1880. Led by Leonard Jerome and the track's President, William Kissam Vanderbilt, the Club held seasonal race cards at nearby Prospect Park fairgrounds until construction of the new race course was completed in 1884. - excerpt from wikipedia Sheepshead Bay Neighborhood in southeastern Brooklyn, overlooking an ocean inlet of the same name to its south and bordered to the north by Marine Park, to the east by Shellbank Creek, to the south by Manhattan Beach, and to the west by Gravesend. The area was the site of a large Canarsee Indian village and remained undeveloped for more than a century and a half after the English settled Gravesend in 1645 only a short distance to the northwest. During the 1870s John Y. McKane, the notorious political ''boss'' of Gravesend ...
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Hit It Rich - 2011 Long Island (G3) [02:50]
Hit It Rich earned her first graded stakes victory Saturday afternoon at Aqueduct Racetrack, taking command with a decisive move at the head of the stretch and going on to a 1 ½-length victory in the 55th running of the Grade 3, $150000 Long Island Handicap. Patiently handled by Javier Castellano, the 4-year-old gray daughter of Smart Strike was content to gallop alongside pacesetter Unbridled Essence as she led the field of eight fillies and mares through fractions of 24.38, 49.39, 1:15.32 and 1:41.12 over a turf course rated "firm." Grabbing the lead on the turn, Hit It Rich quickly opened up on her seven rivals and rolled under the wire in 2:30.39 for the 1 ½ miles. Mekong Melody, winner of the 2010 Long Island, finished second, 1 ¾ lengths clear of the late-running Musical Rain.
Tags: hit, it, rich, long, island, aqueduct, nyra, horse, racing

Dan Wheldon Dies Indycar Crash at Las Vegas Speedway 2011 RIP [04:22]
On 16th October 2011 Dan Wheldon, IndyCar legend sadly passed away after being caught in this fatal crash build up. Move to 3.40 to see inside Will Power's Car as it is launched 200 feet and smashes into Dan Weldon's Car Rest In Peace
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