HRTV's, "INSIDE INFORMATION" Series
A sampling of some of the included installments are:
- The History of the San Juan Capistrano, Arlington Million, Santa Anita Derby, Kentucky Derby memories
- Segments on LOST IN THE FOG, LURE, SILVER CHARM, MR. ACPEN, THEATRICAL, BLUESTHESTANDARD, TERLINGUA, LAVA MAN, CAPTAIN SQUIRE, REAL QUIET, RECKLESS, FUNNY CIDE, AFFIRMED and ALYDAR, ALYSHEBA, THE TIN MAN, NATIVE DIVER, UNUSUAL HEAT the California super-sire, SARAFAN and KONA GOLD head to the Kentucky Horse Park, the sad story of 2008 Kentucky Derby runner-up EIGHT BELLES along with her trainer Larry Jones, the legendary NATIVE DANCER and memories of Sagamore Farm, PRINCESS ROONEY and her valiant fight against EPM (neurological disorder) who ultimately lost the battle, DANCINGINMYDREAMS - one of the Phipps Stables' regally-bred prized mares who sustained a rear leg injury eerily similar to BARBARO's who survived to be a successful broodmare, "Old Friends" Retirement Facility in Georgetown, Kentucky, which is home to retired stallions OGYGIAN, RUHLMAN, KIRI'S CLOWN, recently deceased PRECISIONIST, SUNSHINE FOREVER and AWAD. A segment on the super filly INSIDE INFORMATION, McDYNAMO the steeplechase sensation, CHELOKEE's near-fatal injury eerily similar to that of BARBARO's, MAGNUM - a South-American import now racing for his new owners in California who fell in love with him instantly at first sight when they discovered him in Brazil, a priceless lengthy segment on SEABISCUIT from rare film archives from the Howard Family Estate, a lengthy piece on Boniface Farm in Maryland and their most famous resident DEPUTED TESTIMONY, a segment on THE WICKED NORTH (1994 Eclipse Award winner for older Male) and his still heart-breaking disqualification in the 1994 Santa Anita Handicap, a segment on CARDMANIA and the Pegasus Foundation where he resides, a segment on the unveiling of the BARBARO bronze statue at Churchill Downs, a segment on recently retired New York fan favorite EVENING ATTIRE, Golden Eagle Farm's multiple stakes winning home-bred, GENERAL CHALLENGE - winner of the 1999 Santa Anita Derby, BERTRANDO another California fan-favorite and the best loved of all...a nice segment on 1950's sensation SILKY SULLIVAN who would come back from retirement to lead post-parades for the Santa Anita Derby and on St. Patrick's Day much to fans' delight! JOHN HENRY and the making of the JOHN HENRY bronze statue at Santa Anita Park, the stallions of Three Chimneys Farm and their exercise programs (BIG BROWN, FLOWER ALLEY, LEWIS MICHAEL and WAR CHANT) and SHADOW OF ILLINOIS.
- Revealing discussions with a host of the sport's legendary stars such as Fred Stone (equine artist), Noble Threewit (recently retired trainer), Mike Smith (Hall of Fame jockey), Milo Valenzuela (long-retired Hall-of-Fame jockey), Angel Cordero (legendary Hall-of-Fame jockey who still is active in racing being trainer Todd Pletcher's #1 exercise rider), Bruce Headley (trainer), trainer Carla Gaines' sudden heartache over the sudden death of NASHOBA'S KEY - her stable champion, a segment on Willie Shoemaker, trainer David Hoffmans and his Breeders' Cup wins with DESERT CODE and ALPHABET SOUP, Jerry Lambert (retired jockey who rode three-time Hollywood Gold Cup winner NATIVE DIVER), a segment on jockey Chantal Sutherland, trainer Pete Anderson (former jockey of FOREGO) ecstatic about his stable-star DELIGHTFUL KISS , a segment on trainer, Allen Jerkins, "The Giant Killer", an excellent piece on five-time Kentucky Derby winning Hall-of-Fame jockey, Bill Hartack, the inspirational story of Southern California-based jockey Martin Pedroza, legendary turf writer Jim Hirsch, successful flat and jump trainer Jonathan Sheppard with footage of one of his best-known trainees STORM CAT, a lengthy segment, "A Tribute to Bobby" in remembrance of trainer BOBBY FRANKEL - a titan of the sport, 2009 Breeders' Cup "Diaries", Steve Willard - ZENYATTA's exercise rider, trainer Shug McGaughey who conditioned EASY GOER and his three-decade relationship with the Phipps Family, Ahmed Ajtebi - the first Mid-Eastern based jockey and the story of Elias Jackson "Lucky" Baldwin who jump-started horse racing in California with the opening of Rancho Santa Anita in 1907.
- Other installments include Belmont Park gets ready to host the 2008 Belmont Stakes, Joe Hernandez - the first and most famous Santa Anita race caller, a look at a professional horse racing photographer, inside Adena Springs South - a premier full-service Thoroughbred facility, a segment on, "The Triple Crown", the new RUFFIAN Equine Medical Center at Belmont Park, 2008: The Year in Review, the history of Gulfstream Park, a lengthy piece on highlights of the three 2009 Triple Crown races and the Breeders Cup: 25-Year special.
|Format(s) Available:||DVD And VHS|
|Category:||U.S. & Canadian Flat Racing|