The most well known ‘novelty’ clock in Harris’s collection has to be the reproduction rolling ball clock, made by Thwaites and Reed in 1972, after William Congreve’s design patented in 1808.What is not so well known is that Congreve did not intend this to be a novelty clock at all.Maybe they've gotten away with lying too many times, or maybe they just enjoy doing it.Whatever the reason, some people become masters at lying, and they trick you into believing even their lies are the truth. Prior to dating him, I knew I never wanted to date someone with an alcohol or drug addiction, but I didn't realize an addiction to lying existed.This year, the official Belmont post positions, morning line odds, and selected jockeys will be announced live from Belmont Park on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 (see below).The 149th running of the Belmont Stakes will be televised live on Saturday, June 10, 2017, with complete coverage on NBC beginning at 5 PM ET with post time set for PM ET.American Pharoah became the first horse since Affirmed to win the Triple Crown last Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, but American Pharoah’s final time around the 1.5-mile track was a full two seconds behind the record set by Secretariat in 1973.The made this amazing side-by-side video to show Secretariat against American Pharoah, and the race was over by the 1/4-mile mark.
The last and most demanding jewel in the Triple Crown, the Belmont race is also known as "The Test of the Champion" for the gruelling physical toll it takes on 3-year-old horses and the critical pacing and timing demanded of skilled jockeys. • Another legendary Belmont winner, Man o' War (1920), sired three horses who also went on to win the Belmont Stakes: American Flag (1925), Crusader (1926) and Triple Crown winner War Admiral (1937). “My Old Kentucky Home” is featured at the Kentucky Derby and “Maryland, My Maryland” is sung at the Preakness Stakes, but the race at Belmont includes a sing-along of "New York, New York." NBC Sports - Horse Racing - The official home of the televised Triple Crown races featuring Belmont news and related articles, video clips, history and trivia, plus fun features on the Kentucky Derby and Preakness races.
Lord Harris was deeply involved in the subject too; he served as Master of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and was, from 1953, founding President of the Antiquarian Horological Society.
The Harris collection consists of a wide variety of clocks and watches with examples from all the major clock making countries and periods.
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