Robert Evan’s Tonalist rallied late to edge Commissioner to win the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I). California Chrome, bidding for the Triple Crown, finished in a dead-heat for fourth with Wicked Strong behind Medal Count. The 1 1/2-mile distance of the Belmont at Belmont Park has been “heartbreak highway” for 3-year-olds since Affirmed last won the Triple Crown 36 years ago in 1978. The time for the 12 furlongs was 2:28.52. Tonalist, a son of Tapit –Settling Mist, by Pleasant Colony, was bred in Kentucky by Woodslane Farm. WinStar Farm’s Commissioner went for the early lead from post 8 [More]
Could this be the first ever dead heat in a two horse race?? Lingfield Park 18/08/12.
Nothing slowed Point Given, the prohibitive 6-5 favorite, in the 133rd running of the Belmont Stakes yesterday. Not the rambunctious Dr Greenfield, whose reluctance to load in the starting gate delayed the race. Not a soft pace set by the lone speed horse, Balto Star. And not a hustling move on the far turn by AP Valentine, the New York horse from a New York trainer, or a late one by the Kentucky Derby winner, Monarchos, who is conditioned by a Kentucky trainer. When Point Given barreled into the stretch all alone, the 73857 people at this grand racetrack on [More]
Guatemala travel videos part 1 Part 2 is also available on youtube Guatemala Todos Santos horse race is held in Todos Santos Cuchumatán located in the department of Huehuetenango, Guatemala. high up in the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes (about 8000 ft elevation). The population is indigenous Maya. About 90% still speak the Mam Language and the majority also speak Spanish. The annual name day festival “Todos Santos” (Spanish) All Saints’ Day (English, also called All Hallows Day; and the preceding evening (Halloween) the “Eve of All Saints”. The Festival is celebrated on October 31 and November 1, and includes traditional [More]
Calgary Stampede officials have confirmed three horses are dead and one is injured following a chuckwagon crash during a Thursday night race.Powered by NewsLook.com Producer : CBC