Videos tagged with "thunder"

1995 Belmont Stakes - Thunder Gulch : Full ABC Broadcast [01:04:11]
With his star, Timber Country, back in the barn recovering from a virus, the trainer D. Wayne Lukas marched into the racing record books yesterday when his other colt, Thunder Gulch, won the 127th Belmont Stakes by two lengths after a tingling duel down the homestretch with Nick Zito's Star Standard. Lukas became the first trainer ever to win five straight triple crown races, which he did with three horses, and the first to sweep the triple crown with two horses: the absent Timber Country, who won the Preakness three weeks ago, and Thunder Gulch, who won the Kentucky Derby five weeks ago. "I'm overwhelmed and very, very happy," Lukas said. "Everything fell into place. When it got down to one horse with Timber Country out, it all rested on Thunder Gulch's shoulders. And he was ready." He has been getting ready since last November, when he won the Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct and began a string of successes that catapulted him from his rank as a second-string horse in a Lukas barn crammed with stars: second in the Hollywood Futurity, first in the Fountain of Youth Stakes, first in the Florida Derby, first in the Kentucky Derby and third in the Preakness. And after his stablemate was scratched because of the virus and a fever, which subsided yesterday, Thunder Gulch added the $697400 Belmont Stakes as the flag bearer of the stable. He stalked an exceedingly slow pace set by Star Standard, ridden by Julie Krone, who crossed over from the outside post position immediately after ...
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Thundering Home, 28 December 2011 [06:40]
Thundering Home, 28 December 2011 - Winner
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Norton's Coin- The 1990 Cheltenham Gold Cup [00:58]
The Cheltenham Gold Cup of 1990 was all about Desert Orchid but a 100/1 outsider by the name of Norton's Coin stole Dessie's thunder on the day to assure his place in steeplechasing history. Jockey Graham McCourt rode Norton's Coin on the day and the nine year old horse was trained and owned by Sirrel Griffiths.
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1995 Fountain Of Youth Stakes [02:51]
Thunder Gulch and Suave Prospect battle to the wire..
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