Videos tagged with "summer bird"

2009 Belmont Stakes - Summer Bird [03:05]
A year ago jockey Kent Desormeaux lost a bid for a Triple Crown when he had to pull up heavy favorite Big Brown. On June 6 in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), he got his elusive Belmont win when he guided Summer Bird to an upset win in the third leg of the Triple Crown. All eyes were on the other bird in the field, Mine That Bird, but he came up short, finishing third as Dunkirk got second. Both Summer Bird and Mine That Bird are sons of Birdstone , who won the Belmont in 2004. Some might criticize jockey Calvin Borel for moving too soon in the 12-furlong race, but Borel said following the race that though he might have done so, "we just got outrun today." Borel would have become the first jockey to win the three Triple Crown races on different horses. He won the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on Mine That Bird and the BlackBerry Preakness Stakes (gr. I) on Rachel Alexandra. Dunkirk went to the lead out of the gate, followed by Charitable Man, Miners Escape and Mr. Hot Stuff. Both Summer Bird and Mine That Bird were in the back of the 10-horse field as they went a quarter in :23.41. John Velazquez still had Dunkirk on the lead while Miners Escape took second as they went the first half-mile in :47.13 and six furlongs in 1:12.43. Mine That Bird was in last, but only about seven lengths from the lead. Meanwhile, Desormeaux had the spot that Borel normally has, sitting on the rail as the field approached the turn for home and the lengthy stretch run at Belmont ...
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Summer Bird - Maiden Race [02:03]
Summer Bird, the champion three year old of 2009 breaks his maiden at Oaklawn Park
Tags: oaklawn, park, horse, racing, summer, bird, terry, wallace, champion, travers, belmont, tim, ice

2009 Blood-Horse Year in Review [08:14]
Blood-Horse features editor Lenny Shulman recaps the 2009 highlights in Thoroughbred racing, with exclusive footage featuring Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, Summer Bird, Mind That Bird and other horses and industry topics.
Tags: Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, Summer Bird, Birdstone, Mine That Bird, Horse Racing, Thoroughbreds

Ode to 2010 [01:09]
Because I am in awe of the quality of horse ready to roll into the next racing season having raced in 2009. Really, I am psyched beyond all reason. You may recognize the music from the Clash of the Titans trailer. It's and instrumental version of "The Bird and the Worm" by The Used. ... horse racing thoroughbred race racehorse rachel alexandra summer bird mine that triple crown kentucky derby breeders cup
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Wally Pyrah's 2009 Breeders Cup Exclusive: Zenyatta overrated and under priced!! [03:11]
this filly is the bet of the weekend! ... "2009 breeders cup" classic mile turf "rip van winkle" zenyatta mastercraftsman goldikova zacinto delegator conduit "dar re mi" midday mastery "father time" "summer bird" "quality road" "gio ponti" "twice over" "colonel john" einstein "mine that bird" "online betting" tipping ladbrokes extrabet bluesq wbx stanjames bookie bookmaker "wally pyrah" "chris shillington" "charlie mccann" "frankie dettori" "horse racing" "sea the stars" "melbourne cup" shocking ...
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