1989 BREEDERS' CUP (Entire Televised Broadcast from GULFSTREAM PARK)
All the ingredients of the greatest day in racing are in place for the sixth running of the Breeders' Cup; everyone awaits the battle of the wonder horses: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner SUNDAY SILENCE vs. Belmont winner EASY GOER in the Classic, while the great Argentine mare BAYAKOA attempts to complete her year-long dominance of the Distaff division.
1) SPRINT - Can filly speedball SAFELY KEPT win her ninth straight? Watch tough guys DANCING SPREE, SEWICKLEY, BLACK TIE AFFAIR, DISPERSAL, ON THE LINE and SAM WHO try and catch her!
2) JUVENILE FILLIES - This is where GO FOR WAND shows her greatness against two other very fine gals in SWEET ROBERTA and STELLA MADRID.
3) DISTAFF - The great BAYAKOA takes on a star-studded field here, including 1988 Kentucky Derby winner WINNING COLORS, GOODBYE HALO, 1988 Juvenile Filly winner OPEN MIND and GORGEOUS.
4) MILE - Can American great STEINLEN, winner of the 1989 Arlington Million, hold off European champ ZILZAL? Also here to contest the issue are SABONA, SIMPLY MAJESTIC and MOST WELCOME, finishing in the money at 90-1!
5) JUVENILE COLTS - East meets West, with East Coast star RHYTHM meeting the West Coast's highly touted GRAND CANYON, along with SLAVIC and PLEASANT TAP.
6) TURF - Can PRIZED, who stunned SUNDAY SILENCE in the Swaps Stakes, repeat that performance in his first ever race on the turf? Trying to stop him will be turf filly LADY SILVER, who was second in the Arlington Million, along with CAL TECH, SUNSHINE FOREVER, EL SENOR, SIERRA ROBERTA and STAR LIFT.
7) CLASSIC - The main event...the climax of this entire meet is when you can feel the tension and electricity in the air like a heavy-weight title on the line as arch-rivals SUNDAY SILENCE and EASY GOER face off for the fourth and final time for the most memorable Breeders' Cup duel yet! Watch as SUNDAY SILENCE braces for the on-coming power of EASY GOER as he's set down for the fierce drive home - unforgettable! Trying to upset the top pair are CRYPTOCLEARANCE, BLUSHING JOHN, WESTERN PLAYBOY and SLEW CITY SLEW.
Highlights include a heart-felt tribute to SECRETARIAT in recognition of his recent passing the month before showing brief clips of some of his greatest moments on the track and also relaxing at Claiborne; we are left with only memories of his greatness now and RON TURCOTTE expresses regret at not having visited his old riding companion in the last ten years due to his disability. Plus another racing greats coming departure is given tribute to: WILLIE SHOEMAKER and memories of milestones in his racing career - thanks for the memories! You'll see turf star STEINLEN overcome being trapped on the rail to make a dramatic rush in the Mile, while the duel between SUNDAY SILENCE and EASY GOER proves almost as memorable as their, "duel of the decade", in the Preakness! Watch rising trainer SHUG McGAUGHEY take two events, narrowly missing a third with EASY GOER.
FOR A DETAILED CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF ALL 7 RACES SHOWN IN THIS FEATURE, INCLUDING THE NAMES OF ALL THE HORSES IN EACH FIELD - JUST REQUEST A COPY AND A COMPILATION SHEET ALONG WITH THE 1,2,3 FINISHERS WILL BE E-MAILED TO YOU.
(3 Hours and 34 Minutes)
|Format(s) Available:||DVD And VHS|
|Category:||U.S. & Canadian Flat Racing|