SHOEMAKER MILE STAKES QUOTES-MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020

first_imgJOCKEY QUOTES      JOEL ROSARIO, RAGING BULL, WINNER: “He broke well and it looked like there was a good pace, he was very controlled. He just came with his run like he does all the time. He put in a nice run.“It is beautiful, nice to be back here and be back in action.”     JOHN VELAZQUEZ, NEXT SHARES, SECOND: “The plan was to be mid-pack with this horse, but we got wiped out at the start, so we were way back.  He still ran a great race.”TRAINER QUOTES   JUAN HERNANDEZ, ASSISTANT TO CHAD BROWN, RAGING BULL, WINNER:  “He ran a super race and he always runs good.  He had trained well here and he was acting good.  He’s just a very special horse.”NOTES: The winning owner is Peter M. Brant.last_img

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SHOEMAKER MILE STAKES QUOTES-MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020

middle_imgfirst_imgJOCKEY QUOTES      JOEL ROSARIO, RAGING BULL, WINNER: “He broke well and it looked like there was a good pace, he was very controlled. He just came with his run like he does all the time. He put in a nice run.“It is beautiful, nice to be back here and be back in action.”     JOHN VELAZQUEZ, NEXT SHARES, SECOND: “The plan was to be mid-pack with this horse, but we got wiped out at the start, so we were way back.  He still ran a great race.”TRAINER QUOTES   JUAN HERNANDEZ, ASSISTANT TO CHAD BROWN, RAGING BULL, WINNER:  “He ran a super race and he always runs good.  He had trained well here and he was acting good.  He’s just a very special horse.”NOTES: The winning owner is Peter M. Brant.last_img

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SHOEMAKER MILE STAKES QUOTES-MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020

first_imgJOCKEY QUOTES      JOEL ROSARIO, RAGING BULL, WINNER: “He broke well and it looked like there was a good pace, he was very controlled. He just came with his run like he does all the time. He put in a nice run.“It is beautiful, nice to be back here and be back in action.”     JOHN VELAZQUEZ, NEXT SHARES, SECOND: “The plan was to be mid-pack with this horse, but we got wiped out at the start, so we were way back.  He still ran a great race.”TRAINER QUOTES   JUAN HERNANDEZ, ASSISTANT TO CHAD BROWN, RAGING BULL, WINNER:  “He ran a super race and he always runs good.  He had trained well here and he was acting good.  He’s just a very special horse.”NOTES: The winning owner is Peter M. Brant.last_img

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Joshua lines up Wembley for fights in September and April

first_imgVolcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West FILE – In this file photo dated Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, World Heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua walks in front of his own picture after a media conference in London. Joshua’s next two fights are at Wembley Stadium, it is announced Thursday July 5, 2018, as he will fight WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin in September and return to Wembley in April 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)LONDON — World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s next two fights are at Wembley Stadium in September and April.Joshua will defend his WBA, IBF and WBO belts there on Sept. 22, and return to Wembley on April 13.ADVERTISEMENT ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Diamon Simpson returns to Alaska, Teng reactivated LATEST STORIES MOST READcenter_img Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs His promoter Matchroom was in negotiations with WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin for September after dealings for a unification bout with WBC champion Deontay Wilder stalled. An announcement is expected next week.Joshua’s successful challenge against Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley drew a British post-war attendance record of 90,000 in April 2017.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’He has since twice filled Principality Stadium in Cardiff, defending his belts against Carlos Takam last October before taking Joseph Parker’s WBO belt in March. Both events pulled in a combined 150,000 fans.“I am returning to Wembley after two mega fights in Cardiff,” Joshua said in a statement. “Being north London born and raised it is in my blood. The opportunity to fight in such an iconic stadium is normally a once-in-career opportunity, so to be given the chance to fight there again is amazing. Wembley just added a fourth lion to the den.” In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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BREAKING: Protest in front of GECOM

first_imgProtesters are currently in front of the Guyana Elections Commission’s Kingston Headquarters calling for the Commission to swiftly announce its preparedness for the hosting of General and Regional Elections following the successful passage of a motion of no confidence against the APNU-AFC Government.More details in the February 06, 2019 edition of the Guyana Times.last_img

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Craig Hudson retains heavyweight title over Fort St. John’s Gary Peck

first_imgTang Thongpheng lost in his fight against Morgan Littlechild. Littlechild won after Thongpheng tapped out 1:56 into the first round.The Fivestar Fight League will turn its focus to next year which will have seven or eight cards scheduled. In the first half of the co-main event a new Fivestar Lightweight Champion was crowned as Chad Freeman made Zachary Gait tap out in the first round after he successfully applied a Guillotine choke.Cody Krahn defeated Duncan Wilson of Fort St. John. Krahn won by TKO in the second round of the bout.Rick Pfeifer took the win in a back and forth fight against Mark Delgado. The fight featured a number of slams by both fighters however Pfeifer was able to take the win after he applied the Kimura against Delgado.- Advertisement -Marcus Hicks got the better of Raphael Bergmann at 1:58 of the first round with a neck crank.Jeremy Kennedy was deemed the winner by TKO is his fight with Blake Shearing. The fight was stopped by doctors after a cut on Shearing was deemed to bad to continue by the doctor on site.TeeJay Klassen was a winner in round one over Mike Beaudoin. Klassen won by TKO 4:18 into the round.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Denny Morrison – Holiday Update

first_imgDenny Morrison will be skimping on Turkey again this Christmas.He and the Canadian Long-track Speed Skating Team kick-off the annual Canadian Single Distance Championships on Dec. 27th.In a Christmas interview with Jon Zacks, the Fort St. John native admits the championships aren’t as important for him, as for some others, because he has already qualified for the Olympics in the 1,000, 1,500, and team pursuit events.- Advertisement -Click here to listen to the interview: [asset|aid=2318|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=6c025424e78ccce9760eee68dfc9dec9-Denny-dec23.09_1_Pub.mp3]Morrison has won four medals so far this season, including a three-medal weekend at World Cup #4 in Calgary.last_img

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US jury convicts two ex-soccer bosses

first_img0Shares0000Three fabulously wealthy and once-powerful South American soccer officials went on trial in New York (L to R): Jose Maria Marin, Juan Angel Napout and Manuel Burga © AFP/File / Kena BETANCUR, NORBERTO DUARTE, Luka GonzalezNEW YORK, United States, Dec 22 – A US jury convicted two South American ex-soccer bosses of corruption on Friday, the once-powerful pair swiftly remanded into custody following a New York trial that has exposed systemic corruption at the heart of FIFA.The panel returned guilty verdicts against Jose Maria Marin, former head of Brazil’s Football Confederation and Juan Angel Napout, former head of Paraguayan football, and will return after Christmas to deliberate on the fate of a third defendant, former Peru boss Manuel Burga. The seven-week trial in a Brooklyn federal court exposed endemic criminal activity at the heart of the world’s most popular sport, two and a half years after the United States unveiled the largest graft scandal in the history of world soccer.On the sixth day of deliberations, Marin, 85, was convicted on six of seven counts, and Napout, 59, on three out of five, in connection with bestowing television and marketing rights to soccer matches.They were quickly remanded into custody, as marshals in plain clothes burst into the room to surround the men. Napout had just enough time to hand a watch, neck chain and belt to his wife, who sat in the gallery for the verdict with their children.“The defendants are facing very significant potential sentences,” said Judge Pamela Chen, dismissing pleas from defense lawyers against immediate incarceration. Marin takes medication for depression and hypertension, his lawyer said.Juan Angel Napout, arriving at the Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn earlier this month © AFP/File / Don EmmertUnder federal regulations, Marin and Napout each face at least 10 years in prison. Each conviction carries a maximum sentence of 20 years.“I don’t think there are real reasons for appeal,” said Chen.– FIFA reacts –But the jury said they had not yet reached consensus on Burga, 60, who faces one count of racketeering conspiracy. They will return to resume deliberations on Tuesday.Government prosecutors indicted 42 officials and marketing executives, as well as the sports company Traffic, and detailed 92 alleged crimes to the tune of more than $200 million, but so far only these three defendants have faced trial.Marin and Napout betrayed no emotion as they heard the verdicts.Prosecutors said they were blinded by greed into accepting more than $17 million in bribes — Napout $10.5 million, Marin $6.55 million.“FIFA will now take all necessary steps to seek restitution and recover any losses caused by their misconduct,” said a spokesperson, following the convictions.But in New York, defense lawyer refused to give up.“We are disappointed of course and we are going to continue to fight for justice, appealing until we have a final decision,” said Marin’s lawyer Julio Barbosa.“We’re very disappointed and we are going to continue fighting to absolve Mr Napout,” added Silvia Pinera, defense lawyer for the Paraguayan.– Lives of excess –Both were convicted of racketeering conspiracy under US law penalizing criminal organization — charges that have jailed mafia bosses — for accepting bribes in exchange for bestowing television and marketing rights.In damning evidence, Marin, was recorded talking about taking bribes by associate turned US government cooperating witness, businessman Jose Hawilla, who wore a wire.A jury will next week resume deliberations the fate of Manuel Burga, former president of the Peruvian Football Association, who faces one count of racketeering conspiracy © AFP / DON EMMERTThe Brazilian was acquitted on one count of money laundering conspiracy, in relation to the Brazil Cup. He was convicted on two others, as well as of wire fraud conspiracy.In addition to racketeering conspiracy, Napout was convicted on two counts of wire fraud conspiracy and acquitted on two counts of money laundering conspiracy.Jose Maria Marin, arriving at the Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn earlier this month © AFP/File / DON EMMERTProceedings lifted the lid on the life of privilege, luxury and excess enjoyed by members of FIFA’s executive committee — of personal chauffeurs, private jets and “presidential treatment,” luxury hotels, meetings in idyllic resorts in the Bahamas or Mauritius, and even cruises on the Danube for wives, children and grandchildren.Their lawyers claimed that while there was indisputable corruption at FIFA, nothing suggested their clients were directly involved. None of the defendants took the stand in their own defense.The government amassed 30 million pages of evidence and cut plea deals with a string of culprits, including Argentinian-Italian marketing executive Alejandro Burzaco, who testified during the trial, after pleading guilty and agreeing to forfeit $21 million.Of the 42 individuals indicted, 24 have pleaded guilty — two of whom have already been sentenced by Chen. Fifteen remain in their own countries, including Brazilian football confederation president Marco Polo Del Nero, who was last week banned from soccer for 90 days as part of FIFA’s own investigation into corruption.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Rising energy costs are taking toll on consumers

first_imgNEW YORK – Jim Ammons grumbles to himself every time he fills up his Ford Expedition, but he says gas prices would have to almost quadruple to $10 a gallon before he’d ditch his SUV. Still, paying $55 to fill his 20-gallon tank isn’t easy for the information specialist. “This right here is catastrophic for a lot of families,” Ammons, 54, said this week at a Houston Chevron station that was charging $2.65 a gallon for regular unleaded. “A lot of them have to choose: Do I buy food, do I send my kids to school or do I fill up my tank.” That choice may soon get a lot more difficult. The steep rise in oil prices to $90 a barrel over the past month means American consumers are almost certain to pay more for gasoline, heating oil, airline tickets and even food and goods that have to be transported great distances, experts say. Falling prices for ethanol, a gasoline additive, and rising imports of refined gasoline, which have helped keep supplies adequate, have played a role in keeping retail prices relatively subdued. But that’s not expected to last – many analysts now expect prices to rise by at least 10 to 15 cents a gallon, or more if oil pushes even higher. “Consumers will now see higher prices at the pump in the coming months and weeks,” said John Kilduff, vice president of risk management at MF Global UK Ltd. There are signs high fuel prices are already having an impact. The EIA says demand for gas fell 0.5 percent over the last four weeks from a year ago, and has been lower since Labor Day. That reverses a trend in recent years of steadily rising demand. During some weeks this summer, demand rose more than 1 percent over the previous year. The EIA also expects heating oil costs to jump 22 percent this winter. Demand may slip a little, but there’s only so much homeowners dependent on that fuel source can do to cut back, especially if it turns out to be an unusually cold winter. The result may be less spending on other goods and services, which could hurt economic growth. Higher jet fuel costs are already restraining airline earnings. For instance, Goldman Sachs analyst Robert Barry recently cut his fourth quarter earnings estimates for Delta Air Lines Inc. from 29 cents to 6 cents due to rising fuel costs. Spot jet fuel prices at New York Harbor rose to $2.42 a gallon this week, up from $1.80 a gallon a year ago, according to the EIA. Airlines manage rising fuel costs in part by bumping up prices, said Philip Baggaley, an analyst at Standard & Poor’s. But prices can only rise so far before they hurt demand. Diesel prices are averaging about $3.04 a gallon, 54 cents higher than a year ago, and the American Trucking Association estimates the industry’s total bill will jump $5 billion this year to $108 billion. Trucking companies such as Yellow Transportation and Roadway Express, units of YRC Worldwide Inc., and package delivery firms such as United Parcel Service Inc. are able to pass on at least a portion of those higher costs to customers through fuel surcharges. But that’s not an option for independent operators like Thomas DelBello, whose tab for each fill up of his dump truck has soared to $400. DelBello says it’s difficult for him to pass on the higher cost because many of the people he’s driving for already have contracts – fuel prices included – with their own customers. “It’s hard to get any of it back,” said DelBello, who lives 15 miles south of Houston. “These days, it’s the cost of doing business.” Ultimately, higher costs trickle down to the consumer, though Bob Costello, chief economist for the ATA, said it’s not easy to quantify how much. “You and I are eventually going to see something at the store,” he said. “How much, there’s no way for me to say.” Oil’s rise has been impressive. In 2003, New York Mercantile Exchange oil futures averaged $31.08 a barrel. The march higher in the following four years by almost $60 a barrel has increased the U.S. economy’s total energy expense by an additional $250 billion a year, said Lester Lave, a professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. “That’s a lot of money.” On Friday, light, sweet crude fell 87 cents to settle at $88.60 on the Nymex. Oil futures rose $4.91 last week. Unlike earlier oil shocks, the latest price spike has not sent the economy into a recession. In part, that’s because it has been gradual. Previous price shocks occurred over the course of weeks or months, not years. But it’s also because fuel efficiency has risen and personal incomes have outpaced the increases in energy costs, analysts say.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Some analysts are now predicting oil could go as high as $120 a barrel, but others argue that underlying supply and demand fundamentals do not support such a spike and that a drop in prices is more likely. What is clear is that oil has become a magnet for “hot money” from hedge funds and other momentum investors betting that the trend for higher prices still has a way to run. The dollar’s decline, which makes dollar-denominated oil futures a bargain to overseas investors, also has played a role in the recent run-up. Absent an astounding rise in prices, few economists expect high energy costs alone to push the economy into a recession, as previous oil price shocks did in the 1970s and early 1980s. That’s because the economy has become more energy efficient, and incomes have grown faster than energy costs. On a percentage basis, the country spends half the amount on energy today than it spent in 1980. Gasoline prices now average $2.76 a gallon across the country for unleaded regular, according to the Energy Information Administration. While that’s down almost half a dollar from their May peak, pump prices are still 53 cents higher than a year ago. Gas prices usually fall sharply after Labor Day – they dropped 62 cents last year between the end of August and mid-October, for instance. But this year, prices have actually risen slightly since summer’s end. In part, that’s because oil futures jumped 30 percent since late August, topping $90 a barrel for the first time ever on Thursday. last_img read more

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Job Vacancy: Childminder required for after-school care

first_imgJob Vacancy: A Childminder is required to look after two children in the Ramelton-Milford area.The candidate would be required to work for 3-4 afternoons per week, during school terms. The two children are aged 7 and 5.Job Requirements:– non-smoker– full licence and own car for after school pick up.– childcare qualification and advantage but not essential.– experience preferable.Please send applications, CV, letter of application and names of referees to childminderramelton@gmail.comJob Vacancy: Childminder required for after-school care was last modified: July 24th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:BabysitterchildcarechildminderjobVacancylast_img read more

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