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]
http://myhorsetails.com/ This is a little video I shot inside today in regards to getting a health assessment done on your horse before you buy a horse. I find many people don’t even know that kinesiology is an option for doing health assessments on their horses and they are unaware how accurate it can be. You can set up a program specific to your horse’s needs and know ahead of time what you are getting into when you buy a horse. It takes the guessing out of your horse’s health program and if you should buy a horse that’s healthy or [More]
Using a GoPro and several Keychain #11 cameras, I put them inside and around the starting gate.
Linda and Lacey Gaudett, thoroughbred trainers from Bowie join Chris Marks and Ted Black to discuss Maryland horse racing.
Date: August 19, 2004 Track: Del Mar I’m happy to report no one was hurt. There are two parts to this video. First is a clip of the “head-on” camera shot, which clearly shows three maintenance workers diving as they realize the field is about to trample them. Notice the bucket that they leave on the course. The second part is the full race. At the 2:29 mark, you can see where the maintenance workers scramble, but it’s not nearly as clear as the head-on shot. From Steve Andersen’s report in the Daily Racing Form: “Three members of the Del [More]