Videos tagged with "whitt"

1986 Kentucky Derby - Ferdinand [21:48]
A horse from California was supposed to win the 112th Kentucky Derby, but hardly anybody expected it to be Ferdinand, a 17‚1 shot ridden by a 54-year-old jockey and saddled by a 73-year-old trainer. But at the finish of a slow and roughly run Derby, it was Ferdinand, ridden by Bill Shoemaker and trained by Charlie Whittingham, drawing away to a 21/4- length victory over Bold Arrangement and Broad Brush, with the favored Californians, Snow Chief and Badger Land, off the board. Shoemaker steered Ferdinand, a son of the English triple crown winner Nijinsky II, through heavy traffic from last place to first while covering the mile and a quarter in a dull 2:024/5. Bold Arrangement, an English colt, won a three-way duel for second place, finishing three-quarters of a length in front of Broad Brush. Snow Chief, the 2‚1 favorite, tired badly to finish 11th after taking a brief lead round the far turn. Ferdinand paid $37.40 for $2 to win, the highest Derby payoff since Gato del Sol, also a Californian, also rallied to win from last place and returned $41.40 in 1982. The race was a sentimental triumph for Shoemaker, who became by far the oldest rider ever to win the race while scoring his fourth Derby triumph, and for Whittingham, a Hall of Fame trainer who had never won a Derby. Artistically, though, it was a less successful Derby run before a crowd of 123891. The winner's time over a fast track was the slowest in 12 years, and more horses had rough trips than honest ones today ...
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2012 DRIVE4COPD 300 - Danica Patrick Crash [00:50]
Cole Whitt bumps Danica Patrick and she loses control and hits the wall at Daytona International Speedway in the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series.
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Sunday Silence - 1987 Keeneland Sales [00:20]
A brief view of Sunday Silence in the sales ring at Keeneland..
Tags: horse, racing, sunday, silence, kentucky, derby, winner, easy, goer, charlie, whittingham, halo, wishing, well

Chesterfield Races 1920s [04:48]
One of the last races on Whittington Moor before the Corporation bought the area form housing in 1924.. The races were held every year from about 1685 and were usually run the two days before Goodwood. After 1871 they were run as flapper races and not under the Jockey Club rules. The course ran down what is now Stand Road and down Pottery Lane. It then went where East Side is and on to Brimington Road North. The horses would continue adjacent to Sheffield Road and up where Racecourse Road is now to finish in front of the Grandstand which was close to the site of the present Cricketers Pub.
Tags: chesterfield, history, b2net, stadium, whittington, moor, horse, race

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