Videos tagged with "new"

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 The new fences are still covered in spruce but wooden posts have been replaced by a softer material known as "plastic birch".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 "The big change here is that traditionally where they had a timber frame to them that timber frame has been replaced by a plastic, more forgiving, birch and on top of that birch there's a minimum of fourteen, maybe even sixteen inches of spruce and the spruce is what the horses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 ...

Newmarket Handicap weights announced [02:30]
Catch up on today's Melbourne Festival of Racing news headlined by today's announcement of the weights for the $1M G1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m). Racing Victoria Senior Handicapper Neil Jennings discusses the key weight allocations and gives viewers his horse to follow. Also hear from Paul Snowden about the the leading Darley chances at Flemington on Saturday.

Viewers statistics harness horse racing video channel "mytubes4u2" 2012 [02:06]
Viewers statistics harness horse racing video channel "mytubes4u2" 2012 (best seen in HD and click on "Show more") The statistics relate mainly the videos of Duindigt (eg Derby 2012) summaries of Wolvega "Victoria Park" (Dutch viewers) and the Elitloppet 2012 from Sweden "Solvalla" (Swedish viewers) The total amount in 2012 was 150.000 pageviews worldwide. Dutch viewers group. The measured period was the last half year of 2012. (The total number of views was 70652 all over 2012) Viewers (23739 not unique, men 56% women 44%) in the Netherlands who are interested in harness racing. Most viewers came via YouTube (50%), nakoersen.nl and facebook. Swedish viewers group. At the end of the video is a similar number of Swedish viewers measured over 2012 (22.000 more unique, men 75% women 25%) These viewers came directly from YouTube and partly by news websites. Both in the Netherlands and Sweden, 20% of the viewers watched this channel via a mobile device. It is clear that in both countries, mainly those in the age groups of 35 to 64 years are most intrested in harness horse racing.

Dubai Drivers Recover After 200+ Car Crash Pile-Up News [01:07]
The entire accident only took a few seconds -- from the car's flipping, to the explosion, to the driver running out of the car screaming and on fire -- but it was still one of the funniest things the fans had ever seen. "Oh, man. That was awesome," said Richard Jensen. "This was the first time I've been to a funny car race, but if they are all this good, I'll be back again. Hi-larious. It's rare these days for something to be understated in its title."Jon Heller, the driver whose car exploded, was happy to entertain the crowd."It's always hard to hear the laughter when the flames are roaring all around you," said Heller. "But once the bandages are removed from over my ears upon completion of the skin grafts, I will listen to the tapes."

Encosta De Lago - Pretty Flamingo galloping at Oakridge [01:17]
Watch as our Encosta De Lago - Pretty Flamingo filly runs around freely at Dynamic spelling farm at Oakridge. She has settled in well too her new home and already loves to run around the paddocks so imagine how good she will be when it comes time to hit the track. Her extended family has all won the big bucks and she will get every opportunity as well in the care of leading trainer Chris Waller. Shares on this filly will available from $8580 for a 5% shares

1... 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 ...419

   arlington   attele   australia   barrel   barrel racing   belmont   betting   calder   cars   cavalli   cheval   corse   course   cox   crash   cup   day   derby   dirt   diva   downs   dressage   driver   equestrian   equine   eventing   extreme   flemington   free   grid   handicap   handicapping   harness   harrahs   horse   horse racing   horseracing   horseracingkid   horses   hunter   ippica   jockey   jump   jumping   kart   lap   louisiana downs   makybe   mohawk   moonee   motor   nascar   new   oaks   of   order of finish   parimutuel betting   park   phar   plate   polish   pony   quarter   quarter horse   race   races   raceway   racing   replay   replays   riding   rodeo   selections   series   speed   speedway   sport   sports   stakes   stock   the   thoroughbred   thoroughbred horse racing   tor służewiec   trab   track   training   trav   trot   trotto   turf   valley   wagering   weg   western   woodbine   wyścigi konne   2009   2010  

Horse Racing Events Calendar

April 2014
S M T W T F S
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10