Videos tagged with "raws"

My Year of the Racehorse by Kevin Chong [00:44]
The story of a man, a horse, and a foul-mouthed trainer in the (once) glamorous world of horse racing. Kevin Chong has grand plans. He draws up a to-do list of major milestones that will give him the life he always wanted -- and the life that will inspire awe and envy in his friends. Then Chong makes an unconventional decision: he buys a racehorse. He becomes part-owner. Just don't ask him which part. Thus Chong meets Blackie, the horse that will win his heart, even if she doesn't always win the race. He meets Rosie, the cantankerous trainer with a heart of gold. He meets assorted characters who work, live, and drink at the track. And, one by one, the items on his to-do list are replaced with horse-related ambitions. Written with keen observational humour, My Year of the Racehorse is strewn with fascinating tidbits and infused with the excitement and faded glamour of the horseracing world. Ultimately, it is the moving tale of a young man's discovery that a meaningful life can arise from the most unexpected of circumstances. About the Author Kevin Chong is the author of four books, including Neil Young Nation -- honoured as a book of the year by the Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, and Ottawa Citizen and aired as a documentary on CBC's Definitely Not the Opera -- and the novels Baroque-a-Nova and Beauty Plus Pity. He is an editor at Joyland.ca and teaches creative writing at UBC.
Tags: thoroughbreds, Horse Racing, memoir, Horses, kevin chong, metaquiche

Vincent wins at Zia Park! [04:11]
Vincent draws clear by 1 3/4 lengths at Zia Park with Alfredo Juarez Jr. To win the lucky last.
Tags: Vincent, Horse, Racing, Zia, Park, NM, Kilgroe, Persian, bkilgroe

Brandy raws *free jump* [05:36]
so this is my horse brandy free jumping! and no she is NOT and off the track! she acts like one tho:P haha she jumped up to about 4 feet high! love this horse 2 death!! :)
Tags: so, this, is, my, horse, brandy, free, jumping!, and, no, she, NOT, off, the, track!, acts, like, one, tho:P, haha, jumped, up, to, about, feet, high!, love, death!!, :)

1987 Rawson Stakes - Myocard [00:38]
Myocard upsets Waverley Star and Bonecrusher's rematch a few months after the 1986 Cox Plate
Tags: horse, racing, australia

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