SANTA ANITA: THE BEST OF 2001
"The Best of Santa Anita 2001", includes more than just the season's top Grade I races. It is an up-close-and-personal look at the equine and human heroes that made up the Santa Anita season. They include: TIZNOW, POINT GIVEN, GOLDEN BALLET, BIENAMADO, KONA GOLD, DIXIE UNION, CALLER ONE, WOODEN PHONE, SPAIN, LAZY SLUSAN, FEVERISH, FLUTE, MILLENIUM WIND, CRAFTY C.T. , I LOVE SILVER, WALKSLIKEADUCK, GUIDED TOUR, TRIBUNAL, CHILLUKKI, IRISHEYESAREFLYING, BLUEPRINT, NANY SWEEP, PERSIANLUS, LAFFIT PINCAY, JR., VICTOR ESPINOZA, JAY ROBBINS, CHRIS McCARRON, TYLER BAZE and BOB BAFFERT.
Also included is a tribute to AFFIRMED, the 1978 Triple Crown winner who passed into memory in February of 2001 - the racing world will forever be touched by his greatness.
Other segments include:
1) A look back at SEABISCUIT and how he's re-kindled the magic of the golden era of racing for a whole new generation - his three Santa Anita Handicaps are shown
2) A piece on the horse, INTERCO, who foiled JOHN HENRY in the 1984 Santa Anita Handicap
3) A segment on LAFFIT PINCAY., JR., and his emotional win in the 1985 Santa Maria Handicap on ADORED only two weeks after the devastating death of his wife - the only way he could cope was to keep occupied with racing...the best therapy he knew to come out of his depression
4) Memories of LIT DE JUSTICE
5) A story on SUNDAY SILENCE training at Santa Anita for the 1989 San Felipe
It was yet another year of great races and great athletes making history at, "The Great Race Place."
|Format(s) Available:||DVD And VHS|
|Category:||U.S. & Canadian Flat Racing|