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Lewis Hammilton last 5 Laps GP ABU DHABI 2012 [07:10]
Lewis Hammilton last 5 Laps GP ABU DHABI 2012 LEWIS HAMMILTON POLE POSITION Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton,[1] MBE (born 7 January 1985) is a British Formula One racing driver from England, currently racing for the McLaren team. He is the 2008 Formula One World Champion. Hamilton was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.[2] In December 1995, at the age of ten, he approached McLaren team principal Ron Dennis at the Autosport Awards ceremony and told him, "I want to race for you one day ... I want to race for McLaren." Less than three years later McLaren and Mercedes-Benz signed him to their Young Driver Support Programme.[3] After winning the British Formula Renault, Formula Three Euroseries, and GP2 championships on his way up the racing career ladder,[3] he drove for McLaren in 2007, making his Formula One debut 12 years after his initial encounter with Dennis. Hamilton's contract for the McLaren driver development program made him the youngest ever driver to secure a contract which later resulted in a Formula One drive.[4] Coming from a mixed background, with a black father and white mother,[3][5] Hamilton is often labelled "the first black driver in Formula One",[2][3][5][6][7] although Willy T. Ribbs tested an F1 car in 1986.[8] He is also the first driver of black heritage to win a major race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in any discipline. In his first season in Formula One, Hamilton set numerous records, while finishing second in the 2007 Formula One Championship, just ...

Newmarket Horse Racing + Jockey Club Rooms Experience - Templeton Events [03:20]
RACING AT NEWMARKET There has been horse racing at Newmarket since King Charles the Second established a summer court in the town, which has since become the headquarters of English racing, used as a base by many of the top trainers. The course itself is one of the most picturesque in the land, and the entertainment facilities are modern and well-appointed. Executive Boxes Our Executive Boxes with viewing balconies are located on the top level of the Rowley Mile's Millennium Grandstand and offer the most stunning views of the racecourse, the surrounding areas and the racing action. The Executives Boxes are superb, fully-equipped private hospitality suites designed for luxurious entertaining. The boxes can comfortably accommodate between 8 and 40 people for formal or buffet style dining. Larger parties can book multiple boxes. Restaurants In addition we can also offer tables within the two gourmet restaurants at Newmarket - The Champions Gallery at the Rowley Mile and The Summer House at the July Course. Menu Example Choice of Starter, Main and Dessert Poached Sea Trout with Crab Potato Salad & Red Wine Pickled Beetroot Smoked Duck and Fig Terrine with Plum and Chilli Chutney Grilled Goats Cheese en Croute with Black Grape and Walnut Pickle -- Rare Roasted Beef Rump Horseradish Mash and Root Vegetables with a Star Anise and Chianti Liquor Bouillabaisse Fish Stew with Mullet, Mussels and King Prawn with Grilled Saffron Mash, Aioli Dressing Vegetable and Puy Lentil Shepherds ...

Delaware Sale Horses - 2012 [01:09]
Horses consigned to the Delaware, OH Blooded Horse Sale

Saratoga All Access: 12th annual Travers Celebration [02:59]
The 12th annual Travers Celebration -- the premier evening affair at Saratoga Race Course -- returned once again to celebrate the arrival of the 143rd edition of the mid-summer derby on Thursday, August 23. The official party of the Grade 1, $1 million Travers, the Travers Celebration supports the Backstretch Employee Service Team, the Times Union Hope Fund and its newest beneficiary, the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. The elaborate event featured exquisite food stations and beverage offerings, a live and silent auction, and dancing to live music from the New York Players. Event attendees also had the opportunity to have their photo taken with the official trophy of the Travers. Recently appraised at $425000, the 18k gold permanent trophy of Travers designed by Tiffany & Co. is inscribed with all past winners' names. The Travers Celebration has raised more than $1.1 million for non-profit organizations in the thoroughbred industry and throughout the greater Capital Region since its inception over a decade ago. The 2012 Travers Celebration is co-chaired by Mr. George R. Hearst III, Publisher and CEO of the Times Union newspaper; and Mrs. Sharon Dominguez, wife of Ramon Dominguez, winner of the 2011 and 2012 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey. The 2012 Travers Celebration is sponsored by Macy's, Ketel One Vodka, NEWS 10, the Times Union and The New York Racing Association, Inc.
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Saratoga All Access: Fabulous Fillies Day at Saratoga Race Course to benefit BCRF [03:50]
NYRA celebrated women and their contributions to the thoroughbred industry while raising funds to support BCRF at Fabulous Fillies Day at Saratoga Race Course. All fans who wore pink received free admission. The centerpiece of the day-long affair was the Sizzling Hot Pink Saratoga Hat Luncheon to benefit BCRF in the At the Rail Pavilion. This year's luncheon was in memory of BCRF Founder and Chairman Evelyn H. Lauder and honored thoroughbred owner and breeder Virginia Kraft Payson. The event was emceed by Jeannine Edwards from ESPN. The day featured a number of special events and activities designed to honor women of the thoroughbred industry while raising funds to support BCRF. The day's card featured an all-filly racing program in concert with the day's theme. Pink bunting, ribbons and flowers adorned the track, including a pink flower blanket on the horse statue in the Paddock. The first 1000 women (ages 16 and older) through the admission gates received a cubic zirconia and were directed to bring their stones to one of two representatives from Northeastern Fine Jewelry on track to determine if they were the recipient of a genuine diamond. Kathy Hulbert of Oak Hill, NY received a genuine diamond that qualified her to select from one of three Hearts on Fire diamond pendants valued at up to $7000, courtesy of Northeastern Fine Jewelry, during a special winner's circle presentation. Additionally, women were treated to pink hair extensions and pink polish from Complexions ...
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