CAPTAIN SCOTTY HOLDS OFF FAVORED FLAGSTAFF LATE TO REGISTER NECK WIN IN GRADE II, $200,000 PALOS VERDES STAKES

first_imgCAPTAIN SCOTTY HOLDS OFF FAVORED FLAGSTAFF LATE TO REGISTER NECK WIN IN GRADE II, $200,000 PALOS VERDES STAKES; CEDILLO & MILLER TEAM FOR SIX FURLONG SCORE IN 1:09.46 ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 25, 2020)–In a race reduced to four horses as the result of a pair of program scratches, trainer Peter Miller’s Captain Scotty went to the front and never looked back as he registered a neck victory over heavily favored Flagstaff in Santa Anita’s Grade II, $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes. Ridden to victory by Abel Cedillo, who recorded his third win on the day, Captain Scotty got six furlongs in 1:09.46.With Ax Man scratched and scheduled to run in Sunday’s Clockers’ Corner Stakes on turf, Captain Scott broke running from the inside and carved out splits of 22.39, 45.22 and 56.87 as Flagstaff tracked him in second position. A quarter mile out, Victor Espinoza was asking Flagstaff to get on terms with Captain Scotty, but Cedillo had plenty left in the tank and was not headed until they hit the wire.“Pete told me to try to go to the lead, when I saw the race was a two horse, two-speed type of race, I tried to slow it down,” said Cedillo, who had never ridden the 6-year-old Quality Road gelding.  “He was trying to run off, but I got him to relax pretty good and he finished pretty good.”Most recently fifth, beaten 1 ¾ lengths by stablemate Texas Wedge in the Grade II Joe Hernandez Stakes at 5 ½ furlongs on turf Jan. 1, Captain Scotty was off at 7-2 and paid $9.80 and $3.00 with no show wagering.“We brought him back from Kentucky (after running third in a six furlong allowance at Churchill Downs on Nov. 28) and sent him to San Luis Rey Downs,” said Ruben Alvarado, assistant to Miller. “He came back in good shape and we decided to run him on the grass and the horse that won that day, (stablemate) Texas Wedge, came back to win today at Gulfstream, so he got beat by a good horse. He handled the grass okay, but not like the dirt, so we tried the main track today and we got lucky.”Owned by Gary Barber and Wachtel Stable, Captain Scotty, who is out of the Aggressive Chief mare She Is Raging, registered his first graded stakes win today and improved his overall mark to 13-4-4-2.  With the winner’s share of $120,000, he increased his earnings to $321,095.Flagstaff broke alertly but was out-footed early and was a length off the winner at the quarter pole. With Espinoza doing his best, Flagstaff hit his best stride late and just missed in a big effort.  Off at 4-5, he finished six lengths clear of Speed Pass and paid $2.20 to show.Cedillo rung up his fourth winner on the day in the ninth and final race and moved into a tie atop the rider standings with Joel Rosario, who was away to ride today at Gulfstream, with 16 wins each through 15 racing days.First post time for an eight-race card on Sunday is at 12:30 p.m. For additional information, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.last_img read more

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Selections for Kickboxing World Titles underway

first_imgThis follows the recent 15th National Kickboxing Championships held in Chimbu Province which saw 350 from nine provinces participate.Out of the 350 fighters, only 60 were selected and these will be announced later this week.PNG Kickboxing Federation president Stanley Nandex confirmed that selection is still going on as those centres that did not participate in the national titles have expressed some concern.He says fighters in these centres want to be included in the selections so selectors are taking this into consideration.There are also plans for training and lead-up fights in preparation for the world titles and other 2016 international invitations in the World Kickboxing Association event calendar.last_img read more

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UL Engineering Student Burial Schedule for Saturday

first_imgA junior student of the Civil Engineering Department of the University of Liberia (UL) who died recently after he  sustained  multiples injuries, as a result of a fence that felt on him will be buried on Saturday, May 17.The incident took place on May 3, within the compound of the American Cooperative School, on the Old Road in Sinkor, where he was employed as a contractor.The late Moses Newon Teayah was born 1983, unto the union of Pastor John P. Teayah and Martha M. Teayah.He was a member of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification in Duport Road, Paynesville outside of Monrovia.Explaining circumstances leading to the death of Moses, McCarthy Teayah , elder brother of Moses, said “We don’t know what killed Moses or how he died. What we were told by friends is that he died when a fence fell on him,” McCarthy explained in tears.According to him, they are still waiting to hear from the government on the cause of death.“Moses was one of the brains behind the entire family; we depended on him for our survival. How are we going to make it,” McCarthy lamented.He said, Moses’ remains will be removed from the Alfred Butler Funeral Home at about 4 p.m. on May 16, and taken to the Family Federation Headquarters Church on Duport Road Market, behind the mosque for a night of wake keeping, and burial will be on Saturday, May 17, at the Shara Community Cemetery on the Duport Road.Moses leaves to mourn his mother, Martha M. Teayah, father Pastor John P. Teayah, three sisters, Mabel, Joyce and Kyeong-hi, and a brother, McCarthy.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Bandits shoot Essequibo Coast businesswoman during robbery

first_imgThree armed bandits on Monday evening invaded Manzoor Mohammed General Store, in Charity, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam).Reports are the incident occurred at about 20:15h.While details are sketchy, this newspaper was told that the woman who was shot is the daughter of the late Manzoor Mohammed. She was rushed to the Suddie Public Hospital.This newspaper was told that the business place was robbed about five weeks ago.One businessman told Guyana Times that the business community lost all confidence in the police in the region and are presently conducting discussions with other businesses to get a vehicle and private security to conduct patrols.Meanwhile, the police have since launched an investigation.last_img read more

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PICTURE SPECIAL: ST PATRICK’S DAY AROUND CO DONEGAL – AND NEW YORK

first_imgMullachdubh Band has been going for 121 years since the 1st outing in 1881 on St’Patricks day and still going strong. (send your pix to info@donegaldaily.com)Below Jimmy Kavanagh is certainly enjoying the Big Apple – New York City! While TV3’s Noel Cunningham was back home here waving to the crowds in Donegal, captured by Carol O’Donnell.Meanwhile the all-day session at McGrory’s in Culdaff is a real winner below: In Letterkenny the sunshine brought out one of the biggest crowds in years to Market Square and Main Street.Supermodel Faye Dinsmore from Ballintra meanwhile was plugging thre How to Be Irish show on RTE on her blog!The Bundoran Lifeboat crew were snap happy on their parade belowAnd there was giant Dog in Donegal Town!And there were furry animals too in Buncrana below:And the new Clonmany scouts on show in Buncrana too below:PICTURE SPECIAL: ST PATRICK’S DAY AROUND CO DONEGAL – AND NEW YORK was last modified: March 18th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:PICTURE SPECIAL: ST PATRICK’S DAY AROUND CO DONEGAL – AND NEW YORKlast_img read more

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Eden Hazard reveals Chelsea blocked Real Madrid move, but he has no regrets

first_img REVEALED Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Hazard continues to shed light on his Chelsea future Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father 2 moving on targets Hazard, who has been shortlisted for the 2018 Ballon D’Or, collected the Premier League’s Player of the Month award for September with seven goals in his opening eight league games.And the winger has explained why he is thriving under new Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, whose possession-based philosophy differs from his predecessors at Stamford Bridge.“I’m confident and it shows. I feel like I can shoot from anywhere,” Hazard added.“This season we have more of the ball. Sarri is different from [Antonio ] Conte and [José] Mourinho. If you don’t have the ball for five minutes, he goes crazy.” 2 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti IN DEMAND Eden Hazard has admitted Chelsea blocked his desired move to Real Madrid during the summer.The Belgian superstar, 27, recently claimed he still ‘dreams’ about moving to Madrid but ruled out a January switch.center_img RANKED Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star targets Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer LIVING THE DREAM LATEST TRANSFER NEWS And now, speaking to Telefoot, Hazard reveals the Blues told him he wasn’t allowed to leave in the summer transfer window and he would never force a move away.“Chelsea were clear with me. I couldn’t leave the club. I accepted it,” Hazard said. “Leaving or staying, either way I was going to be happy. I do not regret this decision at all.“When we make the face, when we sulk, we often have the last word. But I will never go into conflict with a club. Chelsea gave me a lot.“If I leave it will be on good terms, like I did with Lille. Could a transfer happen in January? It’s not possible.” Hazard has been very open about his future in the past week Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ LATEST last_img read more

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BCS, AP polls agree: USC is ranked No. 1

first_img “I don’t know how the system works but it’s giving us the same due as the other polls, I guess, it’s a starting point,” USC coach Pete Carroll said. “Where you wind up is important. But it’s nice to be recognized by that system.” USC is ahead of Texas by .0332 points, a fairly comfortable margin although its 34-31 victory over Notre Dame didn’t help it as much as one might expect, because the Irish have a relatively weak computer ranking of 25th. Notre Dame is 16th overall in the BCS poll. USC sat atop the first Bowl Championship Series ratings as a solid No. 1, confirming the Trojans control their own destiny in an attempt to win a third national championship. The Trojans (6-0) are first in both top 25 polls used by the BCS and first in four of the six computer rankings. Texas and Georgia and first in the other two computer polls and the Longhorns are No. 2 overall. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week UCLA, now ranked No. 8 in the AP poll, is ninth in the BCS standing. The Bruins’ top 25 poll average is 8.5 and they are 11th in the computer rankings. Human polls make up 67 percent of the BCS ratings while computers comprise the remaining 33 percent. Scott Wolf, (818) 713-3607 scott.wolf@dailynews.com BCS TOP 10 USC and UCLA are among the top 10 in the first BCS poll, released Monday: No., School, Record, BCS Avg 1. USC 6-0 .9923 2. Texas 6-0 .9591 3. Virginia Tech 6-0 .9067 4. Georgia 6-0 .8933 5. Alabama 6-0 .8220 6. LSU 4-1 .7078 7. Texas Tech 6-0 .7034 8. Miami 5-1 .6928 9. UCLA 6-0 .6675 10. Penn State 6-1 .5860 BCS average is calculated by averaging the percent totals of the Harris Interactive, USA Today Coaches and computer polls. last_img read more

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Wasswa Bbosa and Miguel da Costa react to Uganda Cup semi final result

first_imgVipers defeated Villa 1-0 in the Uganda Cup on TuesdayAfter Tuesday’s gigantic clash between SC Villa and Vipers in the Uganda Cup semi finals, many have pointed out issues that may have decided the game in favour of the him side.Some have gone on to point fingers at referee Emma Kiwewa who they claim had a bad game interms of his officiation.SC Villa head coach Wasswa Bbosa is one of those faulting the young official for his (Bbosa) side’s loss.“I am disappointed that our club was denied access to the stadium up on arrival, said Bbosa.SC Villa coach Wasswa Bbosa was disappointed by several issues on Tuesday“We arrived at 2pm but only accessed the stadium at 03:30.“We did not get enough warm up time, something that affected us physically.About the whole game, the former Express FC tactician had this to say.“During the game proper, we created several chances but failed to convert them.“Concerning the goal we conceded, it is the referee who scored against us.Bbosa also came out and pointed to the injuries that his team suffered going into the game, as another reason that may have seen them lose.“We had a lot of injuries prior to the game which disrupted our preparations.About my status at the club, I am a free agent now and don’t know where i will be working next season.His counter part, Miguel da Costa who is on course for a first ever league and cup double expressed his thanks to the Vipers’ fraternity.Miguel da Costa is thankful to the Vipers fraternityFirst of all, I thank the management of Vipers Sports Club, players, technical team and fans, said the Portuguese.“In the game, we were better for the first twenty minutes and then they (SC Villa) started growing into the game.“The game was divided into two halves.“We had a lot of possession in the first half but we played in our own half.“SC Villa Jogoo was better than us in the second half.About the final against KCCA FC, da Costa had this to say.“Ahead of the final with KCCA, the opponent is completely different.“We win the final, we do not play the final.“We have played twice with KCCA this season and we know how to handle them.Vipers will take on KCCA this Saturday at the Emokori Playground in Bukedi district.The Venoms are chasing a first ever league and cup double having won this past season’s Azam Uganda Premier League.Their opponents KCCA achieved a similar fate last season when they win both titles, requiring a 2-0 victory over Piadha Black Angles in the final of the Uganda Cup.Comments Tags: Emma Kiwewamiguel da costastanbic bank uganda cupwasswa bbosalast_img read more

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Red Bluff High girls tennis shutout by eventual NorCal champion Los Gatos

first_imgFolsom >> For the second straight year, the Red Bluff High girls tennis team fell to the eventual Northern California state champion after it was shutout by Los Gatos, 7-0 Friday in the opening round of the NorCal tournament. Los Gatos beat St. Francis of Mountain View, 4-3 in the NorCal final Saturday. Red Bluff finished the season 15-2, having won its second straight Northern Section championship.“The (NorCal) results can’t take away the accomplishments for this year,” coach Dennis Poulton …last_img read more

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Stephen Curry’s great fall catapults odds, Warriors back to the future

first_imgDid you do your sportsbook Christmas shopping early this year?Bad news.Especially if you’re a Warriors fan.As the NBA season tipped off, the Dubs were 14/1 to win their fourth NBA title in six seasons, according to sportsbetting.ag. They were tabbed as 8/1 odds to appear in the NBA Finals for the sixth consecutive season. The division? The Dubs were 6/1. Their over/under on the number of regular season wins? 43.5. These numbers had a certain allure, even given the fact that the …last_img read more

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