Videos tagged with "toner"

1996 Lake George Stakes [02:38]
Memories Of Silver under Jerry Bailey splits horses to win the inaugural running of the Lake George Stakes.. Memories Of Silver would go on to be a multiple Grade I winning champion.. and produce the very nice turf female Winter Memories..
Tags: saratoga, horse, racing, jerry, bailey, memories, of, wilver, winter, memorie, jimmy, toner, tom, durkin, joan, phillips, champion, female, turf, silver, hawk

Winter Memories - 2011 Lake George (G2) [02:15]
Almost exactly 15 years after saddling Memories of Silver to victory in a dramatic first running of the Lake George at Saratoga Race Course, trainer Jimmy Toner returned to send her daughter, Winter Memories, out for an equally scintillating performance in the Grade 2, 1 1/16-mile turf race. Uncharacteristically relaxed under Jose Lezcano through the early going, Winter Memories settled just off the rail in sixth as Sunlight Sonata led the field through an opening quarter in 23.15 and a half in 47.47. Swung wide and forced to check turning for home, Winter Memories dashed down the center of the track, easily blowing past her rivals to hit the wire 4 ½ lengths in front.
Tags: winter, memories, nyra, horse, racing, lake, george, more, than, real, lezcano, toner, saratoga

Memories of Silver - 1996 Lake George (G2) [02:06]
With Winter Memories winning Wednesday's Grade 2 Lake George at Saratoga Race Course, here's a look back at her dam, Memories of Silver, who won the first edition of the Lake George in 1996. Run in two ungraded divisions on August 2 of that year, it was the first stakes win for Memories of Silver who who would go on to win six graded races, including a pair of Grade 1's.
Tags: memories, of, silver, lake, george, saratoga, nyra, horse, racing, jerry, bailey, winter, james, toner, phillips

Winter Memories - 2011 Sands Point (G2) [01:57]
Winter Memories lived up to her role as the 3-5 favorite Monday afternoon at Belmont Park, sweeping wide on the turn and rolling to an easy three-length victory over Celestial Kitten in the 17th running of the Grade 2, $150000 Sands Point. Ridden by Jose Lezcano, Winter Memories eagerly went after Arch Support as she and Mystical Star led the field of six 3-year-old fillies through a dawdling opening quarter in 26.11. Racing in third as the half-mile went in 51.41, Winter Memories began moving up on the far turn and spurted clear by three lengths when given her cue once into the stretch. Hand-ridden to the wire, the roan daughter of El Prado completed the 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.61 over the firm inner turf course.
Tags: winter, memories, sands, point, nyra, horse, racing, belmont, park, toner, lezcano

Race with three Greys at Bonvilston proves popular with first time racegoers! [02:36]
One of the greys, Stoneriggs Merc, wins the race at 16/1 which was nice for several families I heard who placed small bets on it! One had not been racing since Desert Orchid as they had been abroad; but had clearly enthused their children with tales of the great grey! But watch the race through to the end. The staying on odds on favourite Kisha King is pressing him after the last; so Joseph Williams gives him a slap with the whip just to keep him going to the line. Now a small minority of people- often who have little interest in Racing or knowledge of horses worry about the whip. In fact; if you watch this video the horse comes right over to my camera and you can hear the whip and see the action close up. This should alleviate any worries - as you can see there is no way that the air cushioned whip has or can hurt or damage the horse in any way. So some say 'so why have it?' Well because horses are herd animals and use their teeth to communicate. A little nip administered by one horse will move the other horse on; or out of the way. Similarly the jockey uses the whip to keep a horse straight or keep it going or move him out of danger. Thus the stimulus of that tap of the whip has the same effect - the horse knows to keep going! As you can see from the video close up; the whip causes no problems for the horse who has a thick hair coat; but it understands to keep going. After all; while the horse clearly enjoys running; he does not know where the line is. You can see also ...
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