Haydock a must for Weld star

first_img Press Association Mustajeeb is likely to have his first run since Royal Ascot in the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock on September 5. Trainer Dermot Weld has been waiting for the ground to ease before pitching the four-year-old colt back on the racecourse after he found conditions too lively when fifth to Undrafted in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes. “As far as I know, Dermot is still hoping to get him to Haydock,” said Sheikh Hamdan’s racing manager, Angus Gold. center_img “After Ascot we felt he wanted a bit of ease in the ground to show his best, so we’ll just see what the next few days brings us and how he is, but Dermot was happy with him the last time I spoke to him. “Ascot was too quick for him. Dermot originally wanted to go to Deauville for the Maurice de Gheest and then when Sheikh Hamdan said he was going to let Muhaarar go there, Dermot said we’ll wait and have a look at Haydock.” last_img read more

Scorpions, Pride clash ends in dull draw

first_imgKINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – There were precious few sparks on a drama-less final day as the third round game between Jamaica Scorpions and Barbados Pride ended in a dull draw at Sabina Park here yesterday.Resuming the day on 153 for four, Pride failed to muster anything spectacular enough to turn the tide and were dismissed for 273 nearly an hour after lunch.Wicketkeeper Mario Rampersaud struck 36 and captain Kevin Stoute, 31, while Justin Greaves finished on 22 not out.Debutant left-arm spinner Fabian Allen claimed three for 34 while fast bowler Reynard Leveridge (2-28), captain and left-arm spinner Nikita Miller (2-65) and leg-spinner Damion Jacobs (2-69) all picked up two wickets each.Trailing by 49 on first innings, Scorpions confidently reached the close on 112 for two, with opener John Campbell missing out on his second half-century of the game with 49 and opening partner Shacaya Thomas getting 43.Test left-arm spinner claimed two for 29.Pride walked away from the rain-ravaged outing with nine points while the hosts picked up 7.6.The visitors made a safe start to the day as Stoute and Rampersaud stretched their overnight fifth-wicket stand to 67.Left-hander Rampersaud was ultra-patient in a knock requiring 133 deliveries and 144 minutes while Stoute, a right-hander, struck two fours and two sixes off 87 balls.Once the partnership was broken, Pride lost their last six wickets for 53 runs, after going to lunch at 237 for seven.Faced with a tricky period before tea, Scorpions’ fears were eased by Campbell and Thomas who put on 92 for the first wicket.The left-handed Campbell, unbeaten on 45 at the interval with Scorpions on 81, faced 66 balls and struck nine fours while Thomas hit six fours in a 60-ball knock.SCORPIONS 1st innings 224PRIDE 1st innings (o/n 153 for four)O. Phillips c Campbell b Green 4A. Alleyne b Allen 66S. Brooks b Jacobs 44R. Chase lbw b Miller 23K. Stoute c Leveridge b Miller 31M. Rampersaud c Campbell b Leveridge 36K. Williams b Allen 2J. Greaves not out 22K. Roach c wkp. Thomas b Leveridge 0J. Warrican lbw b Jacobs 19N. Charles c Thomas b Allen 2Extras: (b-10, lb-11, w-3) 24Total: (all out, 103.5 overs) 273Fall of wickets: 1-5, 2-116, 3-153, 4-153, 5-220, 6-233, 7-236, 8-238, 9-268.Bowling: Leveridge 11-2-28-2, Green 14-4-32-1, Blackwood 1-0-1-0, Jacobs 22-3-68-2, Miller 35-11-65-2, Allen 12.5-2-34-3, McCarthy 5-1-10-0, Campbell 3-0-14-0.SCORPIONS 2nd inningsJ. Campbell c Stoute b Warrican 49S. Thomas lbw b Warrican 43J. Blackwood not out 13D. Thomas not out 4Extras: (lb-2, nb-1) 3Total: (2 wkts, 33 overs) 112Fall of wickets: 1-92, 2-101.Bowling: Roach 4-0-32-0, Greaves 3-0-19-0, Warrican 13-3-29-2, Charles 13-1-30-0.Points: Pride 9, Scorpions 7.6.last_img read more


first_imgTomorrow will see thousands of young people across Donegal receive their Leaving Cert Results.While the pressure of exams is over, the worries, excitement and nerves of the results will be brewing for many of our youth.Letterkenny Youth Information Centre, Donegal Youth Service will be providing a phone helpline for those receiving Leaving Cert results this week. All Staff at the Port Road based centre will also be available for young people and parents to drop in and bring along any queries that may arise following students receiving their results.Youth Information Coordinator, Gareth Gibson, said “For those who do not receive the results they want there are so many choices out there.“The important thing is to take time to decide what you want to do. You could repeat, take on a Post Leaving Certificate course, take on an apprenticeship, or find a career path through a state training agency”.    We have information available on all these options so feel free to drop in to the Youth Information Centre, Donegal Youth Service, Port Road, Letterkenny and have a talk to one of the staff or phone us in the centre at 07491-29640.   DONEGAL YOUTH SERVICE TELL STUDENTS NOT TO PANIC ON LEAVING CERT RESULTS DAY was last modified: August 12th, 2014 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) Tags:donegalDOnegal Youth ServicesexamsLeaving certstudentslast_img read more

Reported by Elite Traveler the Private Jet Lifest

first_imgReported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle MagazineSikorsky Aircraft Corp., a leading aviation/helicopter manufacturer, and Eclipse Aerospace, Inc., a maker of VLJs (very light jets) recently announced an agreement in principle for Sikorsky to make an investment in Eclipse Aerospace Inc. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Eclipse Aerospace provides engineering, service, and support for the fleet of 260 Eclipse 500 twin-engine jets. Sikorsky Aircraft, manufacturer of the BLACK HAWK helicopter and other iconic aircraft, is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).www.EclipseAerospace.netlast_img read more