Videos tagged with "showcase"

Pony derby, a grand showcase in Assam [01:29]
Horse races would be counted when it comes to classic events. However, the Ponies of the Gymn Khana Club race course in Jorhat of Assam are the star attraction at the event on Thursday

Oscar Pistorius vs a HORSE [01:31]
Subscribe for the latest news from SNTV: bit.ly "Bladerunner" Oscar Pistorius raced against a horse in Doha on Wednesday and won - all in an effort to promote disability sport and fight discrimination in the region. Normally when a horse takes on a human in a race there's usually only one winner but that was before Oscar Pistorius challenged a noble steed to a sprint and it was the horse who came away with a long face. The Aspire Zone in Doha witnessed "Bladerunner", beating an Arabian horse as part of the 'Definitely Able' campaign which uses special events to highlight the exceptional feats Paralympic athletes are capable of. Reporter question: "Oscar, how was it?" Oscar Pistorius: "I think you know, for what it's... it wasn't about who won today, it was just about coming out here and really just showing people that those (people) with disabilities are not to be stereotyped against... Having the Arab horse out here, which is a symbolisation of strength and power in this region... To be able to do a showcase event like this is a lot of fun. So thanks to everybody who came out here, it was a good night and hopefully it will do a lot to change the perceptions of people with disabilities in this region." Several noted athletes have pitted themselves against animal opposition with limited success over the years. Welsh sprinter Jamie Baulch and American legend Jesse Owens have both raced against horses, while Pistorius' compatriot, rugby player Bryan Habana, once ran against ...

Saratoga All Access: Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte autograph session [03:52]
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today welcomed the famed rider of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat to Saratoga Race Course for an exclusive autograph session for racing fans. Various memorabilia was available for Turcotte to sign, including the first print to showcase the newly adjusted and corrected Triple Crown times. Autographs were available for $20 with all proceeds to benefit The Secretariat Foundation, which provides grant funding to thoroughbred retirement programs as well as the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. Turcotte was also on-track on Saturday, August 11, when NYRA named the day's fourth race in honor of The Secretariat Foundation.
Tags: Saratoga, All, Access:, Hall, of, Fame, jockey, Ron, Turcotte, autograph, session, nyra, horse, racing

Showcase of 2-year-old Quarter Horses in April at Los Alamitos [02:34]
New workouts for April report highlighted by Deepintheheartoftexas, Just A Fairytale and more!
Tags: Quarter Horse Racing, Ed Burgart, Los Alamitos, horses, racing, TVG, PCQHRA, AQHA

$720K Remington Park Futurity [03:06]
April 14, 2012 at Remington Park in Oklahoma City. The $720000 Remington Park Oklahoma Bred Futurity showcased some of the country's top 2-year-old Quarter Horse runners. An impressive 2 & 1/4 length tally was recorded by Lota PYC with GR Carter in the irons. Owned by Steve Holt of Guthrie, Oklahoma, the colt is trained by Rodney Reed.
Tags: Remington Park, Oklahoma Bred, Futurity, Quarter Horse, horse racing, Lota PYC, GR Carter, GR, Rodney Reed, Steve Holt, Guthrie, Oklahoma, raceview Network

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