Videos tagged with "retire"

Metro The Painting Horse [01:55]
ABC 7 News WJLA Washington, D.C. A man teaches his retired race horse to paint. Photojournalist Brandon Mowry.

2013 PP #3: Where Are They Now? Mel and Al & Seattle Shoofly [06:25]
We catch up with two retired racehorses who are enjoying new careers, surroundings and families.

1995 Blue Grass Stakes [12:23]
While the power horses of East and West stalked and chased, and while a medical miracle named Randy Romero hunched down in the saddle, a 30-1 long shot named Wild Syn led every step of the way today to win the Blue Grass Stakes by 2 1/2 lengths over Suave Prospect. And, while doing so, he royally scrambled the traffic on the road to the Kentucky Derby. No horse in the race was given less chance to win, yet no horse in the race ever got in front of him. He simply set a tantalizing pace that no jockey challenged, and at the end of a mile and one-eighth he still had the lead over some of the ranking candidates for the Derby: Suave Prospect, who held off the late run by Tejano Run by the length of his head, and then Thunder Gulch two lengths farther back. No match race developed between Thunder Gulch and Suave Prospect, as expected. No winning drive to the wire in the homestretch by Tejano Run, as expected. No clarifying of the Derby picture, as expected. And with the Canadian champion Talkin Man blitzing the field in the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct in New York -- three weeks after he won the Gotham -- the Derby sweepstakes underwent a mighty one-day shakeout. Instead, at the picturesque Keeneland track in the heart of the horse country, it was all Wild Syn. He was running in only his second stakes race, guided by a jockey who retired last year after a career filled with injuries and at least three comebacks and saddled by a 26-year-old trainer, Thomas Arnemann. Not only that ...

Milly's weight reduction program [01:01]
Milly is part of the Cyberhorse Hearts Racing Team. She is one of 13 thoroughbreds in the team. A 4yo mare, Milly has had too good a Spring from the point of view of the equine athlete. We have embarked on a serious weight reduction program for Milly which will see her lose 50kg over the next couple of months. We expect by that time she will be more like her older sister Mystera who won at Sandown and Morphettville before being retired earlier this year.

Aaron Rogers Tribute [04:38]
Aaron Rogers recently retired from competitive race riding. Here are a few highlights of a career shortened

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