Videos tagged with "maybe"

Horse Betting 101: Inside Tips from a Pro Handicapper - Off Duty [04:16]
Expert handicapper Andy Serling shows Wendy Bounds the ins and outs of betting the ponies. Take notes and maybe you'll win a few bucks this weekend. I'll Hav...

NASCAR Fan Dies After Fulfilling Dream [02:51]
Terminal NASCAR fan fulfills dream of going to the Daytona 500, then passes away in infield Three days, maybe a week. Three weeks ago, that's how much time doctors gave Mitch Zannette to live. Three days, maybe a week. What can you do in that time? How do you say goodbye to everyone and everything you've ever known? How do you close off a lifetime? Three days, maybe a week. If you know what you want out of life, it's enough time to write your own last chapter. So last week, Mitch Zannette checked himself out of hospice and headed to Florida to see the Daytona 500. He made it to the track. Went to the beach. Met Miss Sprint Cup. Drank some beers. And on Thursday, three days before the race, he died in the infield at Daytona International Speedway. He was 50.

Grand National Fences To Be Made Safer. [02:11]
Fences at this year's Grand National are being made safer in the biggest change in the history of the race. They are among a number of measures aimed at dealing with accusations of animal cruelty after eight horses died in the last decade. Last year the joint favourite and Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Synchronised had to be put down after falling at fence six of the Grand National - the infamous Becher's Brook - and continuing riderless until suffering leg fractures. The death, along with that of outsider According to Pete, who was brought down at the same fence on the second circuit, led to calls from animal welfare groups for the Grand National to be banned. The new fences are still covered in spruce but wooden posts have been replaced by a softer material known as "plastic birch". Aintree racecourse manager Andrew Tulloch described the birch as "horse friendly", telling Sky News "safety at Aintree is always our top priority for riders and horses and it's something we do not stand still on". He said the changes should make the Grand National safer but not any easier, insisting the fences will remain the same height. "The outward appearance of these fences will remain the same. "The big change here is that traditionally where they had a timber frame to them that timber frame has been replaced by a plastic, more forgiving, birch and on top of that birch there's a minimum of fourteen, maybe even sixteen inches of spruce and the spruce is what the horses can knock off," he ...

2013 Monrovia Stakes - Unique Video [01:40]
This is a unique video of the 2013 Monrovia Stakes that took place on January 6, 2013. The video specifically spotlights Kindle of HnR Nothhaft Racing. Mizdirection, making her first start since defeating males in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), ran down speedy Kindle in the shadow of the wire to register a repeat victory in the $150000 Monrovia Stakes (gr. IIT) over the hillside turf course at Santa Anita Park Jan. 6 (VIDEO). The 9-10 favorite in a field of five older fillies and mares, Mizdirection was ridden to a half-length victory by Mike Smith. The 5-year-old mare by Mizzen Mast improved to 4-for-4 over the hillside course for trainer Mike Puype and her owners, sports radio personality Jim Rome's Jungle Racing, Danny Grohs, William Strauss, Kevin Nish, and Mike Kramek. Mizdirection, who surpassed $1 million in career earnings with the victory, has now won six of her past seven races dating back to December 2011. But she had to dig in to get this one. "Right when you think maybe she's beat, she just digs deep and finds a way to do it," Rome said. "And as I always say in this moment, I could not be more proud of her. She's got another gear. She does not like to lose. When she's got a good target to shoot for, she usually turns out pretty well." The final time for the about 6 1/2 furlongs was 1:11.94 over firm ground. The race was contested in a cloud burst that began shortly before the start. Mizdirection won the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita Nov. 3 ...

"Seabiscuit: An Unlikely Champion" (2013) [15:02]
GET THE BOOK HERE: amzn.to Description: Picture yourself in the 1930's and a Seabiscuit fan. Every week you would go to one of his races and see him bolt from the starting gate and 1 minute later see him charge past the wire in 1st place. This book does not cover the FULL in depth story, mostly the races in depth. All of the big races he raced in was covered from the break of the bell towards the first turn all the way to blazing past the wire. Seabiscuit was the most well known symbol of hope for Americans during the great depression, Americans thought that even though they were poor and starving maybe one day they will be great. Seabiscuit did. My goal was to have this book be a great demonstration of an unlikely champion. Keep Up To Date With Me Here: Website | goo.gl Twitter | goo.gl Facebook | on.fb.me Google+ | goo.gl ------------------------- Other Channels: TripleBstudios2: goo.gl ZachPlays: goo.gl POEM AT THE END: I want to read you the last paragraph of my book, "The same horse that Sonny Fitzsimmons called "Lazy" and did not think anyone could encourage him to race, later rose to the top of the world as Tom Smith and Charles Howard saw it before it was true. A symbol of hope for America during the great depression and Seabiscuit knew it. With any competition to face, or as many horses you can list, day to day, the greatest horse to exist.

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