(1) AWESOME DESTINY (2) SUPERTRONICS/MAN IN BLUE (3) BIG GEORGE (4) SUB STRUCTURE (5) BATTLE SONG/CLEARLY OURS (6) GOLDEN GLORY BIGGEORGE TIPPED TO WIN BIG GEORGE, with four-time champion Omar Walker riding for DaCosta, has won two of his last three races and is tipped to repeat in the third race over the straight for four-year-olds and up. He represents the in-form horse in a small field of six, and despite the presence of the recent course winner ANOTHER BULLET and lightly weighted COME DANCE WITH ME. BIG GEORGE, however, has most appeal with only 53.0kg. Having dropped two classes to contest the fourth race (claiming $180,000) over 1000 metres round, SUB STRUCTURE, with Nelson aboard, should score an overdue win at the expense of the fleet-footed CLASSICAL TRAIN in the field of 12. The last two races in the first SUPER-6 should be won by BATTLE SONG (loves the straight) under in-form Aaron Chatrie and GOLDEN GLORY (Odean Edwards up) to beat his improving stable-companion CLASSY AVIATOR (Chatrie up) in the sixth race over 1400 metres for maiden three-year-olds. FIRST SUPER-6 FANCIES The Pick-9 had no takers at Caymanas Park last Saturday, and the carry-over to tomorrow’s meet stands at $1.2 million. Both Super-6s were caught by punters and start anew with guaranteed minimums of $750,000. The first Super-6 is from race one to six; the late Super-6 from five to 10. We look at the first Super-6, which commences with a restricted allowance race over 1500 metres, confined to native and imported three-year-olds, to be contested by seven starters. The ones expected to figure seriously are recent winner WILL IN CHARGE under leading jockey Dane Nelson; the American filly AWESOME DESTINY with champion jockey Shane Ellis riding for trainer Gary Subratie, and MY COMPANION, who will now have the services of 3.0kg claiming apprentice Odean Edwards after flopping behind ORPHEUS in the Sir Howard Stakes over 1200 metres last Saturday. AWESOME DESTINY was all the rage (3-5 favourite) on her debut over 1200 metres some weeks ago but could only manage third, beaten three lengths by CRUISING MOTION. Now better for the experience and the longer trip to her liking, AWESOME DESTINY is expected to recoup losses despite the presence of the Robert Pearson-trained native-bred colt WILL IN CHARGE, who looked improved when scoring over a mile in the good time of 1:40.3. AWESOME DESTINY should chase the expected leader STUNNER before going through approaching the home turn and holding WILL IN CHARGE at bay. SUPERTRONICS, to be ridden by Robert Halledeen for champion trainer Wayne DaCosta, went down fighting against the speedy YOGA recently and gets a glorious chance to go one better in the second race, a 4-y-o-and-up restricted allowance over 1100 metres (non-winners of two) in which eight will run. SUPERTRONICS has been knocking loudly at the door in recent weeks and should now win from MAN IN BLUE and BIMINI.
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Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netFormer PBA coach Chris Gavina admits that if the opportunity comes knocking, he won’t hesitate to accept the head coaching job in University of the East.But for now, he’s still keeping his options open.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Jalen Green puts Kai Sotto on a poster: ‘I just want to put on a show’ Red Cross, umapela sa may ubo at lagnat na huwag nang pumunta sa Traslacion PLAY LIST 02:55Red Cross, umapela sa may ubo at lagnat na huwag nang pumunta sa Traslacion00:50Trending Articles06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award “There’s no formal acceptance. It’s just been a conversation. Like I said, it was presented to me. There hasn’t been any formal offer or anything. They said, I’m high on their list. Just for me to consider being able to take it is really humbling,” he said. “But my concentration right now is on our team to move to the semis. I’ll be able to think about it over the Holy Week, hopefully.”UE, however, has Paulo Hubalde on its side as the guard has been vehemently persuading Gavina to take the job, which has definitely piqued the Fil-Am mentor’s interest.“I’ve been really asking about the program. Paulo Hubalde is one of my players in Team Valenzuela and he’s really breaking down of how culture was back then and how things have kinda changed,” he said. “He’s trying to push me towards the direction of taking it. It’s kinda a one-sided conversation with him. Like I said, I’m weighing out a lot of options and see where we’ll go from there.”Gavina ended: “It’s just a matter of really just timing. If I had really the time to just focus on that, I think I’d be able to make a quicker decision. But with the MPBL playoffs going on, I kind of spending a lot of time with game preparation. One thing at a time.”ADVERTISEMENT Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “Let’s just say it was presented to me,” he shared on Friday after coaching in the 2018 Darlington NBTC Division 1 All-Star Game.“Am I gonna take it? I mean the opportunity is there. I’m never one to just not be open to see my options. I’m all about winning. If I feel as if it’s an opportunity for me to turn a program or culture around like I have been in Team Valenzuela for the MPBL, coaching is all about being able to make an impact on young players’ lives, so if I get that opportunity, then I’ll definitely consider it.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkGavina has emerged as of the contenders to take over for the Red Warriors post after getting into talks with some of the school’s officials last week.But the former Kia mentor clarified that he hasn’t accepted anything yet as his focus remains with the Valenzuela Classic in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League. MOST READ In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments
The late Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine, former Liberty Party standard bearer…A statesman and politician Reliable Information that reached this newspaper late last night confirmed the death of Counselor Charles Walker Brumskine, former standard bearer of the opposition Liberty Party and senior partner, of Brumskine & Associates, following a protracted illness.He was in his 69th year.Up to press time last night, social media comments poured in from all over, including the ones from some of his political allies, expressing condolences to the bereaved family, as well as wishing the deceased to also rest in peace (R.I.P.).Cllr. Brumskine, who has been ill for quite some time, reportedly died at the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland (USA). However, family sources and some of Brumskine’s friends, who confirmed news of his death on their respective facebook pages said he died at home.One account said Brumskine left the hospital months ago, and was being treated at his home in Virginia, USA, but a source said he was rushed back to the hospital when his condition worsened until doctors pronounced him dead late yesterday.Grand Bassa County, Senator and LP political leader, Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence, the person in whose charge Cllr. Brumskine left the party after losing the 2017 presidential elections, also confirmed his death.She added, “The LP founder, and former political leader has lost his fight to stay alive.” She described the late Brumskine as a “dedicated family man, lawyer and politician, who will be missed by all.”The LP, through the National Executive Committee confirmed in October this year that Cllr. Brumskine was flown to the United States for treatment of a cancer disease that afflicted him over the years.“The LP Executive Committee, through the office of Senator Karnga-Lawrence, informs its partisans, well-wishers and the general public that its former political leader and former standard-bearer, Brumskine, is not well, but was seeking medical treatment abroad as the party seeks the special grace of God upon him.”Cllr. Brumskine, who contested the presidency thrice, came to political prominence in the 1990s as an ally of former President Charles Ghankay Taylor. When Taylor was elected President in 1997, Brumskine became President Pro Tempore of the Senate.By 1999, he and Taylor fell apart following a feud to the point that Brumskine fled the country after being reportedly threatened by Taylor’s supporters.He returned to Liberia in 2003 with plans to run in the scheduled 2003 presidential election, but that plan was aborted when the announced election was canceled.In 2004, Brumskine campaigned for the 2005 elections, receiving nearly 14% of the vote; 6% less than the second-place candidate, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and therefore, he was not able to participate in the runoff that ended between Sirleaf and then UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador (now President) George Manneh Weah.Due to his popularity in the first round, Brumskine could have significantly influenced the run-off had he endorsed either candidate. He decided not to endorse Sirleaf or her opponent, Mr. Weah, in the runoff.Six years later, Cllr. Brumskine again contested the 2011 elections, this time with Bong County Senator Franklin Obed Siakor as his running mate.In the 2017 elections, Cllr. Brumskine in his third attempt, with Mr. Harrison Sam Karnwea as his running mate, tallied 149,495 votes for 9.6 percent, putting him third in the race.At the end of the 2017 presidential elections, Cllr. Brumskine led the charge, protesting the results as the Supreme Court halted preparations for the presidential run-off vote between Weah and former Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, until it considered a challenge to the first round results by a losing candidate, who alleged fraud.At the end of the litigation, many hailed his mastery of the law, though he remained the senior partner of Brumskine & Associates, a leading Liberian law firm.Meanwhile, funeral arrangements and other details of Cllr. Brumskine’s death will be announced later.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
The Lone Wolf Club Championship wrapped up on Sunday with winners crowned in various flights. Stefan Brandmann won by a single stroke on the men’s side, and in the women’s division LJ Lawson won by five strokes.Brandmann fired a 150 for his victory, and Lawson shot 200 over the two day tournament.Lawson got off to a slow start on the front nine on the tournament’s final day but put together a solid back nine to come away with the win.- Advertisement -“I struggled on the front. I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to pull it together but I hit the back nine and things worked out a lot better. I was pretty happy that I could keep it together.”Course pro Larry Ramstead said the year for the course could not have gone any better with higher membership and cooperative weather throughout the season.
Photo: A haze hangs over the Peace River on Thursday August 7th, 2008 – Adam Reaburn/Energeticcity.caIt was only by four-fifths of a degree but Fort St. John established a new record high August 6th temperature yesterday. The official high reading was 30.8 degrees, breaking the old record set in 1945. However, to break today’s 1945 record we’ll need to do better than that because it is 32.8 degrees. Meantime, the B-C government has some ambitious new goals for cutting air pollution. The government’s Climate Action Team is recommending greenhouse gas emissions must be reversed and, start to fall significantly, by 2012. The team says the emissions should also be slashed, by 18 per cent below last year’s levels, by 2016. Premier Gordon Campbell says the targets will help the province achieve its previously stated aim, of cutting harmful air pollution by 33 percent, by 2020.- Advertisement –
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer believes Eden Hazard WILL be classed in the same bracket as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the future.The Blues star is widely expected to be named the PFA Player of the Year, following a stellar season for Jose Mourinho’s side.Brazil legend Pele claimed earlier in the week the Belgian flyer would be able to break into Ronaldo and Messi’s bracket once he had consistently performed at the highest level.And Schwarzer, who played with Hazard during his time at Stamford Bridge, agrees that the 24-year-old is heading for greatness.“Who are we to argue with Pele? I have to agree with him,” the Leicester goalkeeper said, when asked about Hazard’s comparisons to the top two players in the world.“He’s still got some way to go but he’s a phenomenal player. This season alone the step up from last season, in term of his consistency and level of play, has been extraordinary.“If he keeps doing what he’s doing then there’s no doubt in my mind that he’ll be able to be compared with Messi and Ronaldo.”
IT’S not every night you win your first Professional bout.But it was a dream start for Jason Quigley – and for his Donegal fans at the MGM Arena in Las Vegas.Here’s some more snaps to celebrate. PICTURE SPECIAL ON A SPECIAL NIGHT FOR JASON QUIGLEY AND HIS DONEGAL FANS was last modified: July 13th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Jason QuigleyLas Vegaspicture special
County Donegal athlete Brendan Boyce is set for the race of his life in the 50km walk at the London Olympic Games today.He may not be considered as a likely candidate to step on the podium by many.The young Milford man is against the best in the world in his sport but that certainly won’t phase Brendan. Brendan, who qualified for the Olympics with a personal best of 3.57.58 in Germany last September, was more than a minute inside the qualifying time.Brenan is already a winner in many Donegal people’s eyes having just qualified for the games.In the run-up to the London Olympics, Brendan kindly visited a number of schools to speak to younger pupils about sport and diet.Principal of Milford Vocational School, Ms Fiona Temple, said Brendan recently came into the school to talk about his career and to pass on some tips for a healthier lifestyle. “He was so done to earth and you would not have thought that he was training to represent Ireland at the Olympics.“He took lots of time out to chat to all the pupils and was genuinely interested in them,” she said.Brendan’s race starts at 9am. D-DAY ARRIVES AT LAST FOR DONEGAL’S 50K WALKER was last modified: August 11th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
RAPHOE NOTES:Raphoe Family Resource Centre:“100 Club” Weekly Private Members Draw The draw continues every week at the centre; it could be you this time!!!The Family Resource Centre would like to thank all those who have subscribed to the draw; your support is greatly appreciated. You could be one of the lucky winners next week! A few lines have become available for the draw so if you would like the opportunity to be in with a one-in-three chance of winning a weekly prize please contact us on 074-9145796/087-364150Raphoe 5KOur annual 5k took place on Tuesday 7th July with a 7.30pm start. Just less than 170 runners and walkers took part in this year’s race. A big thank you to everyone involved and special thanks to our sponsors, Coyles of Raphoe, without whom the event would not take place. Thanks to everyone who helped with the preparations and on the night, Brendan O’ Donnell, Lifford A.C, Pat Carlin (First Aid) the stewards, Cllr F. Mc Brearty, Alan Mc Menamin, all the ladies who sent in the beautiful home baking, the ladies who helped with the tea and most importantly the runners and walkers, a big thanks you to you all!! Little smiles with big dreamsLittle Smiles with Big Dreams is a parent and toddler group that meets every Wednesday morning at 10:30am – 12 noon in the Family Resource Centre. Anyone who is in care of a child where it is an aunt / uncle/ child-minder or grandparent is welcome. The kiddies can get involved in Messy play, free play, story time and music time where the adult can enjoy a cuppa tea and meet other adults. Parent and Toddler are a great way to enhance your little one confidence and meet others their age.A light lunch is provided and a small cost of 50 cent per family.Raphoe Walking GroupThe Walking Group meets every Thursday morning at 10.30am. All abilities are catered for. And an important element of the group is coming in afterwards to have a chat and a cuppa! Young Carers GroupAre you a young carer? Do you help to take care for someone at home who has an illness, disability, substance misuse, mental health difficulty or bereavement? The Loft Youth Project hosts a Young Carers Group for 12-18 year olds on Saturday mornings at 16-18 Port Road, Letterkenny. For further information please contact 074 9129630 or 087 1255246.Raphoe Boxing ClubThe officials of the boxing club are busy putting plans together for this year’s major boxing showpiece which will take place on Saturday 7th November in the Deele College Sports Pavilion when the club will have as their guests one of England’s Premier boxing clubs Tenbury Well B.C, who will spend 5 days in Raphoe. Head Coach and matchmaker Gary Mc Cullagh hopes to have 14 star studded contests down for decision on the night and a number of Irish & English Champions will feature on the night. The officials of the Raphoe Boxing Club extend a sincere thanks to all the generous business people of Raphoe and surrounding areas for their financial support, as without their help the club would fail to exist. St. Eunan’s National School 60 Year CelebrationsSt Eunan’s NS, Raphoe are celebrating their 60 year anniversary. We will be hosting the celebrations in September/ October 2015. This is a perfect opportunity to promote local history to our children in a fun and interesting way. We are looking for local people to help us organise the event and to pass on their expertise on the history of the school. If you are interested contact Anita Keeve at St Eunan’s NS, on 074 91 45764. As part of this event the children are tracing past pupils all around the world and indeed Ireland. If you have a relative or friend who is a past pupil and who does not now live in Raphoe, it would be great if you could encourage them to send the students a postcard telling us about where they now live and their memories of St Eunan’s NS.Please note that items for the Raphoe Notes should be placed in the box provided in the Post Office on or before 12 noon on Fridays. Items can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or handed in to the Family Resource Centre, William Street. Items should be submitted at least one week in advancCOMMUNITY NEWS: RAPHOE BOXING CLUB CONFIRM MAJOR EVENT TO BE HELD IN NOVEMBER was last modified: July 10th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:FeaturesnewsNotices