With the fancied horses having held their own at Caymanas Park last Saturday, both the Pick-9 and Super-6s start anew with guaranteed minimums of $1 million and $750,000 respectively.The Pick-9 will embrace all nine races on the card, the first Super-6 from race two to seven, the late Super-6 from race four to nine.We look at the first Super-6 which gets under way with a maiden special weight over 1500 metres for native-bred three-year-olds which should see PIANO MAN, PROUD PRESIDENT and MCCALLAN in serious contention at the end. The latter caught the eye when finishing a close second (running on) to VISION OF GOLD over 1200 metres on his debut last Saturday and will be better for the experience.Preference, however, is for the Philip Feanny-trained colt PIANO MAN, who was all the rage (4-5) on his debut in October, but dissipated his chances by rearing badly at the start, finishing 16 lengths fifth to the impressive fast-time winner DREAMING THE CODE over 1100 metres. Having impressed at exercise coming into this race, PIANO MAN should recoup losses with Orlando Foster now called up for the ride.DREALINLER, one of the top two-year-olds last season by virtue of winning the $2.95 million Cash Pot Only One For Me Trophy at 1200 metres on October 19, gets the nod over the speedy pair of BUBBLING KITTEN and ZUGULU in the next race for three-year-olds and up over 1100 metres.ABOVE THE RADAR and PERFECT FLYER, both runaway winners over 1820 metres in recent weeks, should fight out the finish of the fourth race over the same distance for $250,000 claimers.With ABOVE THE RADAR having achieved his win on a $325,000 claiming tag, the seven-year-old gelding (Walker up) from the stables of Lawrence Freemantle gets the nod over PERFECT FLYER and WATER WAVE.STrong runFLYING MIRACLE, who ran on very strongly to win over 1400 metres on Boxing Day, this on a $450,000 claiming tag, should resume winning ways with the improving apprentice Dane Dawkins aboard in the fifth race (fourth in Super-6) over 1500 metres for $350,000- $300,000 claimers.Trained by Victor Williams, the six-year-old gelding wasn’t disgraced in better company when finishing third to out of class BOLD AVIATOR over a mile on a $450,000 claiming tag on New Year’s Day and should rebound in this easier spot ahead of BRAVE PROSPECT and DOC HOLIDAY.FIRST SUPER-6 FANCIES(2) PIANO MAN/MACALLAN(3) DREAMLINER/BUBBLING KITTEN(4) ABOVE THE RADAR/PERFECT FLYER(5) FLYING MIRACLE(6) SPEEDY PROCESS/GENUINE FRIEND(7) STERRI’S CHOICE/ROSY PARKS
Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims 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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew June Mar Fajardo has always been the first to share the credit to his teammates, admitting San Miguel won’t be as successful without its supporting crew.That rang true in the Beermen’s 117-87 Game 3 victory on Sunday, as the bench helped spark the demolition that put the pesky Hotshots away all while the four-time PBA MVP rested to start the fourth quarter.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ LATEST STORIES The trio of Brian Heruela, Gabby Espinas, and Matt Ganuelas-Rosser partnered with starters Arwind Santos and Marcio Lassiter in the Beermen’s 17-3 pullaway that gave them a commanding 92-71 advantage late in the game.“The second group really stepped up and that allowed us in the first group to rest,” said head coach Leo Austria, who has often been criticized for putting his starters through heavy minutes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe multi-tilted coach has always been challenged the guys off the bench to match the energy of the team’s potent starting five, and this time, the second unit delivered.“More or less, they already know their roles. We keep on telling the second unit to step up because it’s already given what our first group will bring. So they really have to match that of they want to play,” the mentor said. Heruela fired 11 points and two rebounds, Espinas poured nine markers, two boards, and two dimes, and Ganuelas-Rosser did his part on the defensive end as San Miguel garnered 33 points from its bench.Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netFajardo’s services were also no longer needed in the payoff period, finishing the game with 21 points and 17 rebounds and he saw that as a good sign.“I hope that’s always be the case,” he said. “We’re consistent with our energy and we’re playing good defense. Magnolia was playing us with physical defense, but we’re composed and we were able to sustain our play.”With San Miguel once again proving why it is the barometer in the all-Filipino conference, Fajardo is hoping to see the team sustain this form as they move closer to their goal.“I hope we’ll be focused again and not be complacent in our next game because I’m sure, our opponents will really give their best to get the win,” he said. “We want to win a championship, so we have to play the way we did tonight.”ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Alab Pilipinas turns back Saigon, nears ABL semis In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery 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 “He’s getting better,” Lue said of Korver, who also missed time recently following his brother’s death. “I’m not sure if he’s 100 percent yet, but he’s getting better and that’s all you can ask for.”If Korver isn’t ready, Rodney Hood, one of four players acquired at the trade deadline, will likely start. He’s been slowed by a sore left Achilles, but Lue said Hood’s “ready to go.”As for Cleveland’s reserves, Jordan Clarkson, J.R. Smith and Jose Calderon are in the rotational mix, with forwards Tristan Thompson and Larry Nance Jr. being used depending on whom Indiana has on the floor.One of the holdovers from Cleveland’s past three Finals teams, Thompson played extended minutes in the second half of Wednesday’s loss to New York while Nance rested, a sign that Lue might be leaning toward him playing more.Thompson was excused from Thursday’s practice because of the birth of his daughter.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Lue trusts all his players. He’s had no choice following a turbulent regular season in which he didn’t always know who would be available until moments before tipoff. But Lue has depth and intends to use it.Hall of Fame coach Pat Riley’s philosophy in the playoffs was: “You rotate eight players. You play seven. You use six and you trust five.”Not Lue. Not this year.“You usually go nine,” he said. “I think we’ve been nine in the past, but I think it’s going to be important to go 10 for us because I like Clarkson being on the floor with a point guard, so that makes us play 10.”Hill, who has plenty of playoff experience with San Antonio, Indiana and Utah, said Cleveland’s versatility may give the Cavs an advantage.“I’ve been on a team that played a 10-man rotation in the playoffs, but I haven’t been on a team this deep, so I think we’ll have a lot of great guys that we can throw out there on the court with big lineups, small lineups,” he said. “I think we can play any type of style.”For Hill, the matchup against the Pacers represents a homecoming, as he played for IUPUI and spent five years with the Pacers. It’s also a chance to win a championship with James, a former playoff nemesis.Hill played on those Pacers teams that were eliminated in three straight postseasons by James and the Miami Heat.That can’t happen this time.“The good thing is we got the best player in the world playing for us,” Hill said. “So I’m very excited about that. I don’t got to get put out by him this year, which I did a lot in my career. So, I’m happy to be on the other side.” MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) talks with head coach Tyronn Lue during a break in play against the New York Knicks during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 9, 2018, in New York. The Cavaliers won 123-109. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — With the playoffs just days away, Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue typically would have his lineup rotations set by now.Nothing has been typical about this season for the Cavs.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lue said Thursday that he plans to use a 10-player rotation for Cleveland’s opening-round series against the Indiana Pacers, but that things could change depending on injuries, matchups and performances.“I will play 10,” Lue said after the Cavaliers watched film on the Pacers, who went 3-1 against Cleveland this season. “We’ll just see how it looks and if one guy is not great this round, then it might be nine.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownLue and his staff have been juggling lineups and using different combinations on the floor for months, forced to adjust and re-adjust, first because of injuries and then by a slew of trades that transformed the team.Lue refused to name his full starting lineup for Sunday’s Game 1. He revealed previously that four of them will be LeBron James, Kevin Love, Jeff Green and George Hill. The other spot could go to veteran shooter Kyle Korver, who has been slowed by a foot injury and whose status remains uncertain. Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Frustrated Golovkin struggling to book Canelo replacement View comments
Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Valdez, beefed-up Creamline test mettle of Petro Gazz Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ LATEST STORIES In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames 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 Earlier in the round of 12, the Philippines’ other bet, Lot Catubag and Karen Quilario of PNP, dropped a heartbreaking 36-34, 23-25, 15-17 loss to Thailand’s Thatsarida Singchuea and Pawarun Chanthawichai.Catubag and Quilario came so close to advancing, moving to match point in the second frame and twice in the deciding set, but the pair from Tagum just could not close out the young Thais, who are the reigning Asian U19 beach volleyball champions.“More teamwork and more practice,” said Quilario. “We want to play more of these tournaments to gain more exposure and experience.”ADVERTISEMENT It was a brave stand for a pair of Philippine teams in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open Saturday at SM Sands by the Bay.ADVERTISEMENT Cherry Rondina and Dzi Gervacio came through with a gutsy run to the quarterfinals but were stopped in their tracks by Japan’s Shinako Tanaka and Sakurako Fujii, 21-13, 17-21, 15-11, in a tense duel that showed the potential of the Filipino pair.Rondina and Gervacio, both first-timers in the FIVB World Tour, refused to surrender against the former top pair of Japan, which milked every drop of talent and experience to subdue the Filipinos.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We played against a top seed team and we were able to stretch them to three sets,” said Gervacio.“We’re happy and proud that in whatever way we were able to match up with them it’s just that we fell short in the end,” added Rondina in Filipino. MOST READ
Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. READ: Bright prospects“Not yet,” Akhuetie said when asked if he feels 100 percent.The 6-foot-7 Akhuetie provided the inside presence on both ends especially in the second half, where the Maroons broke the game wide open after a 33-deadlock at the half.Akhuetie, though, said UP can’t afford to get ahead of itself after just one game.“We can’t get too excited because it’s the first game. We got to go back and work harder,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum View comments Alvin Pasaol shares a light moment with UP’s David Murrel and Bright Akhuetie. INQUIRER PHOTO/ Sherwin VardeleonBright Akhuetie finally made his much-awaited UAAP debut for University of the Philippines and he let the league know he has arrived.Akhuetie, who sat out a year due to the one-year residency rule, posted 15 points, 18 rebounds and three blocks in the Fighting Maroons’ 87-58 at the start of Season 81 on Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT 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 READ: Hot start as UP routs UE to get UAAP campaign going“Feels great. For me it’s the same basketball. I just condition myself and go out there and play,” Akhuetie said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’The Nigerian center, who began his collegiate career with the University of Perpetual Help Altas in the NCAA before transferring to UP, was a man among boys in the paint.But despite the numbers, Akhuetie said he’s still not in his top form. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Pingris happy to see top players finally part of national team Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES
Commander of A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara), Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Clifton Hicken, believes that the Guyana Police Force is gradually building its relationship with members of the public to regain their trust.At the A Division career day fair held on Saturday, Commander Hicken outlined that the attendance of 800 plus children means public trust and confidence in the Force is growing, as parents were comfortable sending their children to the event.Hicken pointed out that the service the Police provides is unlike any other. He said it is not one-tracked but benefits all of Guyana, as such, he wants members of public to be part of the policing process.The Commander noted that his division will continue to work assiduously to bring members of the public on board and for them to work along with the Police. However, he noted that A Division is already making some headway in this regard.Public giving assistanceHicken reflected over the past month during which the Police received tremendous support from members of public in solving several high profile matters. He mentioned the Smyth Street murder of O’Riley Small, 32, of Lot 2 Smyth Street, Georgetown, who was gunned down in his backyard moments after returning home from a night club on March 19; the execution of Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal Kevon Payne, 22, of Sussex Street, Charlestown, Georgetown, on March 29; and 57-year-old Gladston Taylor, called “Tuffy” of Adelaide Street, Charlestown, three days later.According to the Commander, members of the public played an integral role in solving these killings for which persons have been charged and placed before the courts. “I am overwhelmed as I say this because members of the public were on the scene with us, they spoke with us there and even went to the station to talk with us. They have been giving us information all the time, people have been calling us at all levels and we have an open door policy so we are seeing them at all levels,” he remarked proudly.Moreover, the A Division Commander revealed that for the first time in 20 years, serious crimes within his Division are down to a record minus 22 per cent (-22%). Hicken credited this not only to the improved intel-capacity of investigations but to support from members of the public.“Before, there was always that fear that whenever you give Police information it would have gone back, but I think we are past that hurdle now and we are getting information as it unfolds. This allows us to solve matters in a more timely manner,” the Commander noted.Hicken committed that as long as he is Commander of the Division, he will continue to build capacity with members of the public.Over the past two years, the Guyana Police Force has embarked on a Social Crime Prevent Programme, the brain-child of Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud. The initiative aims at regaining public trust by engaging persons in skills training, sports and cultural activities.
Although the Guyana Police Force announced that serious crimes are down 21 per cent, another miner was on Friday shot and killed, this time at a mining camp at Mazawini, Port Kaituma, North West District, when gunmen invaded it.Dead is Hilton Smith also called “Hilary” of Pomeroon River, Region Two (Pomeroon/Supenaam).Information reaching Guyana Times revealed that a group of men armed with high-powered rifles pounced on the mining pit and opened fire. This forced workers to run for cover in nearby bush.The gunmen reportedly took away a quantity of raw gold.After the gunmen left, Smith’s body was discovered with several gunshot wounds. His body was taken to the Port Kaituma Hospital Mortuary.A team of investigators quickly travelled to the area of the shooting and launched an investigation. This incident has brought the number of murders in the interior to three for the past week.On Monday last, the body of Abraham Khan, 24, of Third Avenue, Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mazaruni) was found in a shallow grave in 16 Miles, Issano.Reports are that Khan along with another man were transporting a quantity of gold for their employer when they came under attack. The father of two was shot to his neck and relieved of the gold, after which the attackers escaped on his motorcycle.A few days after, Jose Pozzer, 43, also called “Goodie” was found dead in Port Kaituma, North West District.Based on reports, Pozzer left his mining camp at Mazawini, Port Kaituma, NWD after a “wash down” and he was paid in gold by his employers. He reportedly had eight ounces of gold when he ventured out to Port Kaituma centre.Investigators, who travelled up to the area, believe that the man might have been beaten, robbed and fatally shot since there was evidence of lacerations, and a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
The Miss Liberia beauty pageant, under the theme “Beautiful Minds” is ready to continue its venture of finding the next Miss Liberia.“We decided to pick up where we left off. We left off when we had the first auditioning in Buchanan city on July 25, 2014, near the height of the Ebola outbreak” added 11Stripes acting CEO, Bendu Johnson.It was enchanting to see four contestants on April 18, 2015 at a local restaurant in Logan Town, displaying their intellectual abilities on stage. A panel of five judges, Madam Mildred Dean, Evelyn Fairley, Charlotte Mason, Messi Allen and Madam Minister Lynne George-Cassell interviewed the intelligent and beautiful women.“We’re looking for girls who are intelligent, progressive and not just pretty faces. The contestants responded to questions in the applications that they filled out and we had them write an essay explaining why they want to be Miss Liberia and how they will make a difference as Miss Liberia,” added madam Bendu.Also, 11 Stripes, a dynamic all women’s company of 11 women, said they are looking for young women between the ages of 18 and 26.“We’re looking for at least high school graduates and the prizes include paying for a degree. We’re really big on promoting education,” madam Bendu added.Among guests present at the audition was the Assistant Minister of Internal Affairs Amos Tweh, who described the group organizing the Miss Liberia pageant as a good organization.“The auditions are well structured and organized and I hope 11 Stripes continues to make the Miss Liberia pageant a success. This is a very good platform to be able to harness the potentials of our Liberian women to enable them to impact themselves and thousands of people around looking for direction,” he added.Also present was the former senator of Maryland County, John Ballout, who said he wanted to be a part of the event after hearing about it.“To the organizers, I know it isn’t easy but you get the job done each time and I know you can do it. To the queens, it’s a beautiful thing to come out. And to the Liberian public, especially sponsors, I think people need to step up to the plate because without the funding or the sponsorship, it’s going to be difficult. I will continue to support the pageant,” he added.Meanwhile, the National Steering Committee of Miss Liberia, which oversees the franchise holders, is the assistant minister of Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Lynne George Cassell, Gender magazine’s CEO, Madam Mildred Dean and entertainer Evelyn Fairley.“There are only three members of 11 Stripes here right now, but by May 4, 2015 many will return and pick up wherever we are,” Madam Bendu added.“We hope all Liberians will participate in this year’s Miss Liberia Pageant to bring it back to grandeur and make it huge and beautiful. Please help us make this the best, most memorable Miss Liberia ever,” she added.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
The Best Seats in the House to the Allan Cup is brought to you by City Furniture and 100.1 Moose FM. Head to City Furniture in Fort St. John on 100th avenue and enter to win the Best Seats in the House for the 2010 Allan Cup.If you win, you’ll get two 11 game reserved seating tickets to the Allan Cup and two reclining chairs to enjoy the Allan Cup Final from. Of course if you win, you’ll get to take the chairs home after the games.- Advertisement -The 102nd edition of Canada’s oldest amateur hockey championship will be held in Fort St. John April 19th-24th, 2010. Senior AAA hockey teams from all over Canada will compete with the host Fort St. John Senior Flyers in hopes of becoming Canada’s senior hockey champions.Senior AAA hockey offers a great brand of elite hockey that sees a variety of players with different hockey backgrounds. Many players will have NHL, AHL, Major Junior or other professional experience, as well as players who were Jr. A and Jr. B stars from around the country.You have until Friday April 16th at 3pm to enter. We will then make the grand prize draw on Friday April 16th at 3:20pm with Mike Feeney.This prize package is worth over $1,500.Advertisement