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CNN: Winning Post

( 52 Episodes Available)

Where precision meets tradition. Few sports can match the elegance and history of horse racing. Once a month, CNN will bring you four days of coverage around a major meeting from the world of flat racing within World Sport. Where ancient tradition meets cutting-edge technology, we will bring you the inside track; getting the stories from the top trainers, jockeys and owners in the business, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the fashions and the fortunes that go hand-in-hand with the most glamorous sport on the planet. From the refined Thoroughbreds themselves to the logistics involved with training, feeding and transporting these magnificent athletes all over the world. For the best material from the world of flat racing, join CNN at the Winning Post.
Winning Post visits the USA for what's described as "the most exciting two minutes in sport" - the Kentucky Derby.

Show #72 - The Kentucky Derby

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
It's been said that every great racing city needs an exceptional racing event that brings to together the 'best of the best' from around the globe. And The Championships at the Royal Randwick in April are Sydney's answer to that.

Show #71 - Australia's "Wonder Mare" Winx

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
South Americans are famed for their love of sport, and the notorious Latin Passion is never more evident than at the racetrack. So this month Winning Post joins fans as they celebrate the continent's Blue Riband horse race, the Gran Premio Latinoamericano.

​SHOW #70 - The Gran Premio Latinoamericano

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Delve into the history of horse racing in Qatar and find out how, through ownership and sponsorship, the emirate is quickly establishing itself as one of the industry's most influential supporters.

SHOW #69 - Qatar

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Discover why thoroughbred breeding in South Africa is booming, but its horse racing industry is still failing to make its presence felt on the international stage.

SHOW #68 - South Africa

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Aly Vance reviews the Japan Cup and finds out how cultural influences there affect the day to day running of the horse racing industry.

​SHOW #67 - Technological Advancements in Racing

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Del Mar in Southern California may traditionally be associated with bathing beauties and boarding fanatics, but it's also hallowed ground for thoroughbreds.

SHOW #66 - Del Mar, California

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
It has been said that the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is the only horse race that can truly lay claim to the much sought-after title -- "the best in the world". It's certainly Europe's richest, yielding a prize fund of five million Euros.

Show #65 - The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Ireland boasts more horses per capita than any other country in Europe. Find out how being a nation of equine lovers has helped the Emerald Isle become one of the most prominent players in the World of Horse racing.

SHOW #64 - Ireland

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Winning Post visits Asia, witnessing the fanatical following that horse racing has in Japan and exploring the ground breaking anti-doping techniques being practiced in Hong Kong.

SHOW #55 - Horse Racing in Asia

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
More popularly known as "Glorious Goodwood", it's a highlight of the flat racing calendar. The otherwise sleepy countryside in the heart of The Sussex Downs is transformed as racing's elite gather at one of the UK's most picturesque racecourses.

SHOW #63 - The Qatar Goodwood Festival

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Royal Ascot is considered one of the most influential race meetings on the international racing calendar. Find out why racing connections from around the world see this quintessentially British event as their home away from home.

SHOW #62 - Royal Ascot

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Aly Vance visits Coolmore Stud to meet Galileo, who won the Epsom Derby in 2001 and has since fathered two winners of his own. She asks what it takes for a horse to reap success in what’s known as the “greatest flat race in the world.”

SHOW #61 - What Makes an Epsom Derby Winner?

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Winning Post visits Louisville for "The most exciting two minutes in Sport". Worth $2 million, the Kentucky Derby is America's oldest major sporting event and takes place at Churchill Downs every year on the first Saturday in May.

​SHOW #60 - 2017 Kentucky Derby

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
The United Kingdom may have Royal Ascot, and the United States the Kentucky Derby, but on this episode of Winning Post, we visit Uruguay, where the Ramirez Prize is the highlight of the racing calendar.

SHOW #56 - The Ramirez Prize

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Winning Post visits the annual White Turf race meeting in the exclusive winter resort of St Moritz. It is tradition dating back to 1907 where, against the stunning backdrop of the Engadine mountains.

SHOW #57 - 2017 White Turf

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Aly Vance is in Australia for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, and meets equine expert Dr. David Evans, a world leader in the physiology of exercising thoroughbreds.

SHOW #59 - Australia

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
Winning Post looks ahead to one of the biggest sporting and social events in the United Arab Emirates and reveals the history surrounding its most iconic horse race, the Dubai World Cup.

SHOW #58 - The Dubai World Cup

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Lang: English
Genre: Sport
Duration: 30 mins
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