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Twitter Replay: “Watching” a Horse Race on Twitter

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What I read about a few minutes earlier but couldn’t see until someone posted a link to the race. If you can’t see the above embedded video of Frankel in the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot, click here.

Last week, I “watched” a couple of high profile British horse races on Twitter, especially the 2012 Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot with British superhorse Frankel. Believe it or not, “watching” a race on Twitter is still an exciting experience. Talk about on-the-scene reporting from a wide variety of sources. I retweeted some of the things I saw so I could show you how this works by printing my retweets here.

Have you heard of Black Caviar?

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Congratulations to the still undefeated BLACK CAVIAR and her connections after her 22nd win.

Psst – want to go for a bit of a spin on Black Caviar, the undefeated Australian super-mare? Watch this video:

If you can’t see the above embedded video of “jockey cam” video of Black Caviar working, click here.

Australian pride and an international fanbase hits Royal Ascot with the undefeated mare Black Caviar.

Have you heard of Frankel?

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CONGRATULATIONS TO FRANKEL, WHO WON HIS 11TH RACE IN THE 2012 QUEEN ANNE STAKES AT ROYAL ASCOT IN ELEVEN LENGTHS.

If you can’t see the video of Frankel’s trainer Sir Henry Cecil talking about his star Frankel – and I think you’ll enjoy hearing about his patient approach with the horse – click here.

Not the US Hall of Fame Trainer, the late BobbyFrankel, although the horse had been named for him. This Frankel is the 4-year-old racehorse named last year as the Best Racehorse in the World. He’s undefeated with ten wins. His next race is Tuesday in the Royal Ascot opener – the Queen Anne Stakes, a one-mile race.

Here’s a little introduction to Frankel, as of mid-June 2012: