BAFFERT’S BAST LOOMS SHORT PRICED FAVORITE IN GRADE I, $300,000 CHANDELIER STAKES AT 1 1/16 MILES ON FRIDAY AT SANTA ANITA

first_imgBeen Studying Her–Mike Smith–122K P Dreaming–Ruben Fuentes–122Comical–Abel Cedillo–122Bast–John Velazquez–122Buyer’s Remorse–Mario Gutierrez–122Leucothea–Norberto Arroyo, Jr.–122First post time for a nine race card on Friday, opening day of Santa Anita’s 23-day Autumn Meet, is at 1 p.m. For additional information, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE. BAFFERT’S BAST LOOMS SHORT PRICED FAVORITE IN GRADE I, $300,000 CHANDELIER STAKES AT 1 1/16 MILES ON FRIDAY AT SANTA ANITA RACE IS A BREEDERS’ CUP ‘WIN & YOU’RE IN’ CHALLENGE RACE QUALIFIER ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 24, 2019)–Bob Baffert’s Bast looms a complete standout among six  juvenile fillies in Friday’s Grade I, $300,000 Chandelier Stakes, to be contested at 1 1/16 miles over Santa Anita’s main track.  A bay daughter of Uncle Mo, Bast, who was second in her 5 ½ furlong debut, romped by 8 ¾ lengths in the Grade I, seven furlong Del Mar Debutante and it appears all systems are go for her first two turn assignment.A Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Race qualifier, the Chandelier winner will earn a fees-paid berth in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, to be run at Santa Anita on Nov. 1.BASTOwner:  Baoma Corp.Trainer:  Bob BaffertAlthough ridden by Drayden Van Dyke in both of her Del Mar starts, she’ll be handled on Friday by Hall of Famer John Velazquez, as Van Dyke is coming off an injury and Baffert was uncertain to his status as recently as last week.  Out of the Arch mare Laffina, Bast should have little difficulty stretching out from seven furlongs to a mile and one sixteenth as she continues her march to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies here on Nov. 1.K P DREAMINOwner:  Karl PergolaTrainer:  Jeff MullinsA non-threatening fourth at 50-1 in her 5 ½ furlong debut Aug. 11, she then stretched out to a flat mile and responded with a 1 ¼ length win at 9-2 on Aug. 29. Although she’s facing a monster in Bast, K P Dreamin does have the advantage of one two turn race and will hope to be in a contending position turning for home under regular rider Ruben Fuentes.BEEN STUDYING HEROwner:  KMN Racing LLCTrainer:  Dan WardA California-bred daughter of the Medaglia d’Oro stallion Fast Anna, this KMN homebred was a first-out maiden winner going 5 ½ furlongs at Sacramento July 20 and defeated statebreds by 1 ¼ lengths in the six furlong Generous Portion Stakes at Del Mar Aug. 28 when off at 8-1 under Mike Smith, who rides back on Friday.THE GRADE I, $300,000 CHANDELIER STAKES WITH JOCKEY & WEIGHTS IN POST POSITION ORDERRace 5 of 9 Approximate post time 3 p.m. PTlast_img read more

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Hayne to play first game with Titans

first_imgHayne had been in doubt for the Gold Coast’s crunch clash with Penrith on Saturday due to a corked calf, and coach Neil Henry says he wouldn’t hesitate to rest his star signing if Hayne wasn’t 100 per cent fit.But having trained on Friday Hayne is set to take his place barring any flare up of the injury on match day, leaving off-contract custodian David Mead relegated to 18th man duties.Meanwhile Manly will be without NSW Origin utility Dylan Walker for their clash with Canberra on Saturday due to a shoulder injury.And the Tigers have lost veteran Chris Lawrence (knee) for their must-win contest with the Warriors. The back-rower didn’t travel with Jason Taylor’s side for Sunday’s match in Auckland.last_img read more

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AFE asks for protocol and asks what will happen if there are infected

first_imgAFE stressed that the performance of the tests will be endorsed by Health, as it has always asked for, as well as that it exposed the need for “have a roadmap and a protocol that enables and guarantees health on the way back to training and competition“The union also asked this Thursday about what would happen if there is a contagion when the group training starts, which is a concern expressed for a long time by the soccer team. The Association of Spanish Soccer Players (AFE) indicated that it is waiting for the protocol of the Higher Sports Council (CSD) to be made public for the return to training announced by him and stressed that they will carry out tests endorsed by Health as he had always asked for.After the meeting of the Task Force to Promote Sport (GTID) and the announcement by the CSD of the authorization of its protocol by the Ministry of Health, the footballers’ union commented that no one from the group of which it is also a member knows the document in detail, although it has been pointed out that the concerns of the members of the group are collected.last_img read more

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Don’t worry, Pacquiao says, Broner will make it to fight night in Vegas

first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “I believe Broner is a professional. He knows what is at stake in this fight,” Pacquiao was quoted by philboxing.com from his Hollywood training camp on Thursday. “I’m not worried about him. He will show up during the fight.”Broner, training in Florida, has been arrested before for battery and his hard-partying ways.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissBut the 29-year-old Broner vowed he is in his best shape ever and won’t get distracted by the whole incident. He even posted on his social media account on Friday that he “will shock the world on Jan. 19.”A lot is at stake for both fighters as it is going to be Pacquiao’s follow-up fight after his career enjoyed a massive revival following his knockout win over Lucas Matthysse in July. Manny Pacquiao is confident Adrien Broner will at least make it to their Jan. 19 fight in Las Vegas.The Filipino senator, training in earnest for his first fight in the United States in more than two years, expressed his view in light of the recent arrest of his American challenger over an outstanding warrant.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk LATEST STORIES Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom View comments Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. A win could pave the way for a rematch against Floyd Mayweather Jr., whom he fought in boxing’s richest fight ever, three years ago.For Broner, a four-division champ, it’s the biggest fight of his career and one that he hopes would define him after a string of lackluster performances the past few years.The fight has the makings of a big payday for both fighters, with tickets selling briskly.ADVERTISEMENT Leaving a final marklast_img read more

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Jagdeo blasts Govt’s out-of-court settlements

first_img– describes route as “incompetence and rape of the treasury”Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has warned of the economic impact the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Government’s obsession with out-of-court settlements could have onOpposition Leader Bharrat JagdeoGuyana.Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Basil Williams while defending his Government for coming to a multimillion-dollar out-of-court settlement with BK International over the Haags Bosch Landfill Site, announced that more of these settlements were likely.However, Jagdeo at a recent press conference said incompetence was the reason for the Government to embark on this course of action.“[It’s] incompetence and rape of the treasury. We don’t know how many statements are made on a daily basis,” he stated.The former President had, in the past, warned the present Government about setting a precedent in running too quickly to settle matters outside the court, many of which he had said the Government was in a strong position to win.Earlier this year, the current Administration agreed to pay BK International US$5.7 million in an out-of-court settlement for the terminated contract and works completed “satisfactorily” at the landfill site. At that time, Williams had argued that the settlement was necessary, since the Government was fearful of losing a US$10 million lawsuit filed by the contractor.However, Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan subsequently rubbished the AG’s claims, and stated that there was no legal action taken and the payout was done on the basis of a mere letter from BK International threatening to sue the Government for US$10 million.Williams has since sought to cast blame on the former Government, which, he said, had already agreed to pay BK.Addressing this, Jagdeo dismissed the claim as an “absolute lie”, adding that “Basil Williams knows that himself. In the past eight months…they have never mentioned this once.”He said it was the APNU/AFC Government that publicly declared that BK International had filed a lawsuit for US$10 million.“Now, because they are cornered, it had to be that the PPP agreed to the settlement. Everything that is bad has to be put at the step of the PPP,” Jagdeo remarked.Apart from the BK settlement, back in April, the APNU/AFC Government agreed to a similar settlement with the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) over the consumption tax rate levied by the Government on DDL and other beverage manufacturers.Jagdeo had said that the significant consequence of that settlement was that Banks DIH Ltd, who, in like circumstances, paid billions of dollars in consumption taxes, assessed by the Commissioner General, utilising the same method used to calculate DDL’s consumption tax liabilities, could also claim a refund on consumption taxes paid.last_img read more

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Huge Southampton blow: La Liga side to block defender move

first_img1 Atletico Madrid may decide against selling defender Toby Alderweireld to Southampton at the end of his loan – but it will cost them.The Belgian has impressed for the high-flying Saints during the first four months of the season, following his arrival from Atletico late in the summer transfer window.That loan deal included a purchase option, thought to be around £6.3m, which would be paid next summer.But now, according to reports in Spain, there was a further clause in the deal which means Atletico could renege on that deal if they decided they wanted to keep Alderweireld after all.However it would involve the Spanish club paying Southampton just under £1.2m if they decided to block a permanent sale.According to Spanish newspaper AS, that could be seen as a viable option for Atletico, given the centre-back’s recent performances.They are having second thoughts about selling him at all but also reckon they could flog him to another club for much more than the £6.3m written into the current deal with Southampton.Alderweireld, who has made eight appearances for the Saints, has previously interested Arsenal and Liverpool before his switch to the south coast. Toby Alderweireld last_img read more

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Wouldn’t stand for it

first_imgRe “Political anthem: `Stand by your man”‘ (Aug. 31): The only woman who did not stand quietly and meekly behind her errant man is Corina Raigosa, Antonio Villaraigosa’s wife, and I heartily applaud her for that. Corina stood up for herself where countless other women, including “feminist” Hillary Clinton, have by their silence appeared to accept such behavior. – Lea Osborne Woodland Hills Who they are Re “Top Dem fundraiser surrenders” (Sept. 1): Do Sen. Hillary Clinton and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa really expect us to believe they were not aware of Norman Hsu’s contributions to their party? Please stop insulting our intelligence with your deceitful lies. Wake up, America. See them for who they really are. – Pat Dasse Chatsworth Light sentence Re “Ex-prosecutor gets jail for actions in Duke case” (Sept. 1): Disgraced former prosecutor Michael Nifong had the trust of the public and had taken an oath to pursue justice and enforce the law. Then he nearly destroyed the lives of three young Duke University lacrosse players he knew to be innocent of rape charges, withheld DNA evidence he knew would exonerate them, and lied to a judge. The three young men probably will never recover fully from their horrible ordeal. So one who violated the public trust and his oath of office was sentenced to a mere one day in jail. Is this American justice? No, it’s an absolutely disgusting disgrace. Five years would have been a very lenient sentence, in my opinion. – Ken Green Burbank Fear for the country Regarding the editorial cartoon on Labor Day (Sept. 3): I find it incredible that you condemn President George W. Bush for joining the National Guard during the Vietnam War when Bill Clinton dodged the whole thing by going to Britain to bad-mouth the war and speak against the United States. Hillary, while in the White House, said that she detested the military. How soon the Democrats forget their history. I fear for the United States should they get elected in 2008. – Beverly King Winnetka Safety and traffic Re “Traffic studies hit a wall” (Sept. 1): In Granada Hills, where they want to expand the Granada Village shopping area, a traffic study was conducted in the summer by the interested parties, but it does not accurately reflect usual traffic because a large high school and private elementary school are within a block of the proposed expansion. Both Regency Center, which owns the property, and Kohl’s, which wants to expand the square footage, are using this study in their request for exemptions and variances from the city. That is just dirty business. Neither company’s headquarters are even in California. What do these companies care about the safety and traffic in our town? – Cathe Bodie Granada Hills Return a Sunni regime Re “Much is at stake in Iraq” (Their Opinions, Sept. 2): Bill O’Reilly foresees a horrific scenario if we withdraw from Iraq: Iran will dominate the country – “a powerful Shiite juggernaut that will target Saudi Arabia, Israel and the United States itself.” There is one sure way to prevent this scenario from becoming a reality: A Sunni regime should be re-installed in Iraq. Saddam Hussein was a Sunni, and his regime was a Sunni regime. There was no danger of a “Shiite juggernaut” under that regime, and that regime was not a threat to the United States. What they foolishly and tragically demolished, they should take the lead in rebuilding. They could start by attempting to identify an Iraqi qualified to take on Saddam’s role. – Gene Pomerantz Tarzana Buses won’t work Re “Pols love mass transit – just not for themselves” (Viewpoint, Sept. 2): Light rail should be included. Has Ted Balaker ever seen how slowly those so-called subway trains go when they are outside of Manhattan? Also, what is so important about our mayor not using the subway? It obviously cannot work for him. How can Balaker see buses as a solution? There always has been and always will be a stigma against buses. Fixed rail transit can work as long as those lines go to places with many jobs. Obviously we cannot eliminate all possible destinations that a car can serve, but we need to do whatever we can to fix gridlock, and this is the way to do it. Freeways are a thing of the past in the county. – Tony Fernandez Los Angeles160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img
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CHECK YOUR TICKETS – €5.8 MILLION JACKPOT HAS JUST BEEN WON!

first_imgLOTTO: Check your lotto tickets now because the €5.8 million jackpot has just been won somewhere in Ireland! The staggering amount of cash has been scooped by TWO lucky punters following this evening’s draw.The numbers drawn were 11, 16, 21, 27, 29, 35 and the bonus number was 43.The jackpot was €5,811,171 – meaning each winner will take home €2,905,586 each.It is not yet known where the winning tickets were purchased, but one thing that’s certain is that TWO individuals have landed the life-altering amount of money.What would you do if you won that amount of money on the Lotto?Don’t think about, go check your numbers, as the slogan goes IT COULD BE YOU! For those who didn’t get a lotto today, and to those who haven’t scooped the jackpot, you can always try your luck again on Saturday with another cool €2million to be won.CHECK YOUR TICKETS – €5.8 MILLION JACKPOT HAS JUST BEEN WON! was last modified: June 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:FeaturesJackotlottonewsNotices€5.8 millionlast_img read more

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DONEGAL GIRL GETS €1.25M IN MEDICAL ‘NEGLIGENCE’ CASE

first_imgAN 11-year old Co Donegal girl with cerebral palsy has won a €1.25m interim payment to cover her care for the next three years as part of a settlement of her High Court action over alleged negligence during her birth.Ardara girl Jessica McHugh, the court heard, is spastic quadriplegic and has to use a wheelchair.Mum Louise, from Belcoo, Ardara sued the National Maternity Hospital (NMH), Holles Street, Dublin, on her daughter’s behalf for alleged negligence and breach of duty arising from personal injuries she suffered at the time of her birth on July 20,2002. The claims were denied.Ms McHugh was admitted to the labour ward of the hospital at around 9pm on July 19, 2002.It was claimed there was a failure to properly or at all interpret a CTG trace and, at one stage, the CTG was stopped for 45 minutes and Ms McHugh told to go for a walk.It was further claimed there was later a failure to to make a decision on the basis of an abnormal CTG to deliver by caesarean section and a failure to have the baby delivered at the earliest possible opportunity.Jessica had to be resuscitated on birth and later had further seizures.The hospital said the CTG trace was interpreted in a reasonable manner and a decision to stop CTG monitoring to allow the mother to mobilise was also reasonable.Eoin McCullough SC, for Callan Tansey solicitors, told the court that Jessica is a full time wheelchair user and can understand a great deal of what is said to her.Approving the periodic payments, Ms Justice Mary Irvine said the type of settlement was a cast iron way of dealing with Jessica’s care .She said in three years time the court will again look at Jessica’s care and hopefully the legislation allowing for periodic payments will be in place by then.DONEGAL GIRL GETS €1.25M IN MEDICAL ‘NEGLIGENCE’ CASE was last modified: October 11th, 2013 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)last_img read more

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Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Ashley Young to be fit for Sweden clash

first_imgEngland have been boosted ahead of Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against Sweden with news Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Ashley Young are expected to be fit to play. 3 3 England were given a rough ride by Colombia on Tuesday, but kept their heads to win “We have got to check a couple. I think Kyle’s is cramp.“We’ve got to check Ashley’s, which is more of an ankle. Vardy feels a bit with his groin.“You never know with cramp whether that is just cramp or something a little bit more.“But that will take a good 36 hours. We are probably a little bit behind on our prep but we will judge that.”Fabian Delph has also given England a timely boost by returning to the group after travelling home for the birth of his daughter.Tune into talkSPORT for LIVE commentary of Sweden v England in the World Cup quarter-finals – Saturday, June 7: KICK OFF 3PM BST Vardy is an injury doubt for Saturday’s game against Sweden center_img The Leicester City striker was a late substitute against Colombia and fans were puzzled when he did not step up to take a penalty.It was later revealed he had suffered a groin strain during extra-time, which led to him to have an injection immediately after the match.Speaking on Wednesday, Southgate played down fears over his team and seemed at ease about their fitness ahead of the Sweden game.“I think he’s fine,” Southgate said of Alli, who was replaced by Eric Dier in the 81st minute against Colombia.“We felt it was probably a good time to try solidify a little bit and with hindsight it was probably a good thing that he didn’t go to extra-time because that would have put him at a bit more risk.“So, hopefully he’s come through it OK. The Three Lions had a number of injury concerns following Tuesday’s epic penalty shoot-out victory over Colombia, which sealed their place in the last-eight.Manager Gareth Southgate joked that his dressing room was “like a scene from M*A*S*H*” following the physical, ill-tempered encounter against the South Americans.Alli was substituted in the second-half after struggling with a thigh strain that kept him out of group games against Panama and Belgium, while Young picked up an ankle injury.Captain Kane had a slight back problem after a number of tussles with Colombia defenders, Kyle Walker suffered from cramp and Jesse Lingard also picked up a knock.But, according to Sky Sports, all have responded well to treatment and there are no fears from within the England camp over their availability for Saturday’s game against Sweden in Samara.The Three Lions squad are set to take part in a private training session on Thursday, after only half of their players took part a light recovery session back at the Repino training base on Wednesday.Jamie Vardy is the only serious doubt for the quarter-final showdown. Southgate led half his England squad in a light recovery session on Wednesday 3last_img read more

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