Videos tagged with "memorial"

Indianapolis 500 pays tribute to Dan Wheldon (5-27-2012) [01:14]
The start of Sunday's 96th Indianapolis 500 was preceded by an emotional tribute to last year's winner Dan Wheldon, who was killed in a horrific crash later in the season. The crowd, estimated at almost a quarter of million, paused in silence to remember the popular British driver, whose death in the season-ending race at Las Vegas continues to cast a pall over the sport. The car he drive to victory in last year's race was taken on a lap of the sprawling 2.5 mile track by team owner Bryan Herta. "There are a lot of people feeling Dan's loss," Herta told reporters earlier in the week. "It's still a difficult situation and it still feels fresh, but it's really nice to see the continued outpouring of support for Dan and his family and everything he has done for IndyCar." Wheldon's smiling face was featured on the official race day tickets and spectators were given white cardboard sunglasses, in memory of the loony white-framed glasses the Englishman often wore, to wear on laps 26 and 98 - representing the numbers of his winning cars at the race in 2005 and 2011. Wheldon's wife Susie and their two sons attended the race week. On Thursday, the drivers presented Susie with her husband's championship ring from last year. On Saturday, race officials gave her a replica of the winner's trophy. Wheldon won his first Indianapolis 500 in 2005 but it was his victory last year for which he will be best remembered. Despite finishing runner-up in America's greatest race in 2009 and 2010 ...
Tags: Indianapolis, 500, pays, tribute, to, Dan, Wheldon, (5-27-2012), race, car, tragedy, wife, and, family, Memorial, at, Indy, 500., memory, moment, of, silence, lap, around, the, track, Racing, Eddie, Chevrolet, Sad, Him, Dan Wheldon (TV Actor), Paramore, S

PA HarnessWeek Episode #154 (June 16, 2012) [29:02]
This week, we preview the 2012 Earl Beal Memorial Trot at Pcoono where the top trotters will convene to compete for $500000. We also check out wins from George Napolitano Jr. with Rockin Glass, Tony Hall with Transcending, Corey Callahan with Mr Terry Fra and more. Steve talks us through the elims for the seven-figure North American Cup at Woodbine. Kelly checks in with her picks. Plus, Matt Kakaley helps Sharla try jogging a horse. She gets peed on a little but does a pretty good job.
Tags: Heater, Moffett, Steve, Ross, Sharla, mcbride, Mohegan, Sun, at, Pocono, Downs, Harrah's, Philadelphia, Kelly, Connors, handicapping, horse, racing, tips, Earl, Beal, Memorial, Trot, George, Napolitano, Jr., Rockin, Glass, Tony, Hall, Transcending, Corey,

Quarter Horse Racing - Memorial Day Weekend [00:53]
A video from the last 2012 Quarter Horse racing weekend. Including: Betting On A Cure, The 900000th person, pics from Memorial Day, GR Carter winning his 15th Leading Jockey award, and a quick mention about Thoroughbred racing August 10th... --- Remington Park
Tags: Quarter Horse, Memorial Day (Holiday), Betting On A Cure, Horses, Riding, Pony, Fans, 2 Million Fans, GR Carter, Jockey, Remington Park, Horse Racing, Fast Track, Coors Light, Super Screen

Mothers day - Emerald Downs - Race 3 & 4 [08:33]
Race 3: Claiming: Gladis Sienko Memorial Purse: Purse: $4200: 5 1/2 furlongs 1) Adriatic Princ 2) Seventeenmiledrive 3) Hollow the Gold (disqualified) 4) Bookitbrooke 5) Red Ball Express 6) Wild Hank 7) Awesome Toccet 8)Golddue 9) Our Marshal Cahill (scratch) Winners: 3rd: Golddue 2nd: Seventeenmiledrive 1st: Adriatic Princ _________________________________________ Race 4: Maiden Special Weight: Bacardi Silver Purse: Purse: $17000: 6 furlongs 1) Royal Cantu 2) Elliegant One 3) Liberty Lake 4) Lil Sister Sadie 5) Maui Rose 6) Bobbylouie 7) Semele 8) Courting Delilah 9) Smokin' Gery 10) La Distanza Winners: 3rd: Liberty Lake 2nd: Courting Delilah 1st: Smokin' Grey
Tags: Claiming, Gladis Sienko Memorial Purse, Adriatic Princ, Maiden Special Weight, Bacardi Silver Purse, Smokin' Grey, May, Day, Racing, Race, Life, Track, horses, horse, racehorse, Thoroughbred, Auburn, Washington, Seattle, Mothers day, Emerald Downs, First,

Encosta De Lago x Miss Helga full brother, LIBERATOR, 2nd in GP3 Queen Mother Cup [06:18]
The full brother to our Encosta De Lago - Miss Helga Filly, Liberator, is now a Stakes performed horse after finishing 2nd in the Queen Memorial Mother in Hong Kong over night. This horse looks a very promising type and is continuing to progress through the grades. It won't be long until we see him a stakes winner in Hong Kong!
Tags: Liberator, 2nd, Queen, Memorial, Racing, Sports, Dynamic, Encosta, Horse, Race

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