Videos tagged with "stallions"

Secretariats last race - Victory for the greatest horse in modern times [03:10]
was an American Thoroughbred racehorse, who in 1973 became the first US Triple Crown champion in twenty-five years, setting new race records in two of the three events in the Series—the Kentucky Derby (1:59 2/5), and the Belmont Stakes (2:24)—records that still stand today. Secretariat was sired by Bold Ruler (a grandson of Nearco) and foaled to Somethingroyal. He was foaled at Meadow Farm in Caroline County, Virginia. Like the equally famous horse Man o' War, Secretariat was a large chestnut colt and was given the same nickname, "Big Red." Owned by Penny Chenery (aka Penny Tweedy), he was trained by Lucien Laurin and mainly ridden by fellow Canadian jockey Ron Turcotte, along with apprentice jockey Paul Feliciano (first two races), and veteran Eddie Maple (last race). He raced in Penny Chenery's Meadow Stable's blue and white checkered colors and his groom was Eddie Sweat. The story of Secretariat began with the toss of a coin in 1968 between Christopher Chenery of Meadow Stables and Ogden Phipps of Wheatley Stable. The idea of a coin toss came from Phipps, the owner of Bold Ruler, and Bull Hancock of Claiborne Farms as a way to get the very best mares for Bold Ruler, and when the toss went their way, to add well-bred fillies to their own broodmare band. Bold Ruler was considered one of the important stallions of his time. He had a fine balance between speed and stamina, having had a frontrunning style but the stamina to go 1 1/4 miles; he finished 3rd in the 1957 ...
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PA HarnessWeek Episode #81 (July 31, 2010) PT1 [08:29]
The Delaware State Fair is on, which means Heather is off this week. So Jennifer takes the reigns from our favorite Harrington filly to recap exciting wins from David Miller with Western Shore, Jimmy Takter Jr. with In Focus, and Tom Jackson with Riggins, setting a new Pocono record for aged pacing stallions, breaking Quality Western's three-year standing mark of 1:49:3. Steve takes us back to 1988 to Sciota Downs for Call for Rain's victory in the Breeder's Crown at Scioto Downs. Jennifer talks with up-and-doming driver Matt Kakaley. All that and more on this week's PA HarnessWeek.
Tags: Harness, Racing, standardbred, horse, harrah's, chester, pocono, downs, mohegan, sun, jennifer, sherlock, heather, moffett, steve, ross

PA HarnessWeek Episode #81 (July 31, 2010) PT2 [09:49]
The Delaware State Fair is on, which means Heather is off this week. So Jennifer takes the reigns from our favorite Harrington filly to recap exciting wins from David Miller with Western Shore, Jimmy Takter Jr. with In Focus, and Tom Jackson with Riggins, setting a new Pocono record for aged pacing stallions, breaking Quality Western's three-year standing mark of 1:49:3. Steve takes us back to 1988 to Sciota Downs for Call for Rain's victory in the Breeder's Crown at Scioto Downs. Jennifer talks with up-and-doming driver Matt Kakaley. All that and more on this week's PA HarnessWeek.
Tags: Harness, Racing, standardbred, horse, harrah's, chester, pocono, downs, mohegan, sun, jennifer, sherlock, heather, moffett, steve, ross

Changeintheweather [04:48]
Changeintheweather, a Grade 1 winner at two, is an eye-catching son of Gone West. He has everything that horsemen look for in a stallion - pedigree, good looks, and that all-important element, speed. Changeintheweather demolished a field of two-year-olds, romping home by 10 lengths in a maiden special event. "He is the only Group 1 winning son of Gone West standing in Australia, and one of the very few stallions standing in Queensland that is a Group 1 winning 2YO," said Stud Manager Jeff Marlow, of Merlo Downs Stud, Rockhampton, Australia.
Tags: Changeintheweather, horse racing, stallion, Grade 1, Group 1, stakes, QTIS

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