Special – 1981 – Sports Year In Review – Host George Plimpton

DOG ASIDE: In this George Plimpton special, he looks at the year 1981 in sports….while providing the viewer with some awesome highlights of the accomplishments of many athletes and several teams to include Alpine Skiing World Cup overall champ USA Phil Mahre….with women’s overall champ Marie-Theres Nadig of Switzerland….along with cycling’s Bernard Hinault of France win in the Tour…

Special – Triple Crown Winner Secretariat – Big Red the Great

DOG ASIDE: Horse racing is beautiful to watch…..cuz these gorgeous creatures called horses were built to run….having long tall muscular legs and hips….with powerful upper torsos….streamlined and aerodynamic….whose ears when laid back….allow them the ability to run….and that my friends…is beautiful to watch.  There may not be a creature more romanticized than the horse…..and this…

105th Running Of The 1979 Kentucky Derby With Winner Spectacular Bid

DOG ASIDE: Spectacular Bid was an American Thoroughbred race horse…..who outdistanced General Assembly in the 1979 Kentucky Derby. In a racing career which lasted from 1978 through 1980, Spectacular Bid won 26 of 30 races, set several track records and earned $2,781,607 USD….a then-record sum. He won Eclipse Awards in each of his three seasons.  Slew was…

Horse Racing Highlights Of 1977 Triple Crown Winner Seattle Slew Career

DOG ASIDE: Seattle Slew was an American thoroughbred race horse…..who won the Triple Crown in 1977….as he was the tenth of twelve horses to accomplish the feat. He is the only horse to have won the Triple Crown while having been undefeated in any race previous. In the Blood-Horse Magazine list of top 100 US racehoses…

Bob Costas Features The Career Of Secretariat – Horse Racing’s Biggest Hero

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In this piece….Bob Costas highlights the career of horse racing’s biggest hero…”Big Red”….Secretariat….who had it all….as heroic as Mickey Mantle….as dominant as Jim Brown…..as graceful as Lynn Swann….and as pretty as Muhammad Ali. 

Highlights Of Triple Crown Rivalry Between Affirmed VS Alydar – The Greatest Rivalry In Horse Racing

   DOG ASIDE: Triple Crown winner Affirmed ridden by rookie sensation jockey Stevie Cauthern had a historic and well documented battle with Alydar in each of their triple crown races….Kentucky Derby / Preakness / Belmont Stakes.  This video displays just how close the talent, strength and speed that each horse had in this epic battle.…