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  • Stable Notes By Ed Golden – Friday, February 28, 2020

    first_imgTOP THREE-YEAR-OLDS GET SET FOR SAN FELIPE SOPHS ZERO IN ON IMPORTANT SAN FELIPE STAKESThe most anticipated three-year-old race on the West Coast to date this year takes place next Saturday, March 7–the San Felipe Stakes.The Grade II event at 1 1/16 miles offers $400,000 in prize money, but more importantly, 85 qualifying points to the May 2 Kentucky Derby, 50 to the winner, 20 to the runner-up, 10 to the third-place horse and five to the fourth.Also featured on Santa Anita’s most attractive and appealing card of the 2020 Winter Meet will be the Grade I, $600,000 Santa Anita Handicap, the Grade I, $400,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile on turf, the Grade II, $200,000 San Carlos Stakes and the $75,000 China Doll Stakes.But the San Felipe will take center stage. Such is the case with sophomore Triple Crown hopefuls prepping one month before the $1 million, Grade I Santa Anita Derby on April 7 and two months before the Run for the Roses.The San Felipe is expected to attract two heralded undefeated youngsters trained by two-time Triple Crown winner Bob Baffert, Robert B. Lewis Stakes winner Thousand Words and Sham Stakes winner Authentic, plus dominant maiden winner Honor A.P. and Eclipse champion two-year-old male Storm the Court.“Authentic has been working unbelievably,” said Gary Young, a colorful and candid cynosure among private clockers for just over four decades who is also bloodstock agent.      “The horse has already shown he can get two turns and he might be talented enough to get a mile and a quarter (distance of the Kentucky Derby), although I don’t know if he’s a natural mile and a quarter horse, but he just might be that talented.“Thousand Words is a tough read because he won the Lewis off very ordinary works.  Baffert said you can’t pay too much attention to them because he trains like Silver Charm (who missed sweeping the 1997 Triple Crown when upset by Touch Gold in the Belmont).”Baffert’s other Triple Crown hopefuls likely will make their next starts elsewhere. They include Charlatan, who earned a 105 Beyer off an eye-catching six furlong debut victory; San Vicente winner Nadal; and American Pharoah winner Eight Rings.“Charlatan’s works from the gate before he started were super,” Young said, “but his works from the pole were very average. Obviously, he ran to his gate works. He’s very talented but might be a one-turn horse.“Aron Wellman (one of Young’s clients) and I were the under-bidders on Nadal at the sales. He’s a very good horse, and this sounds kind of ridiculous, but I’m not sure how far he wants to run.“Just to look at him and not know his pedigree (sired by Blame) you’d think he’s a one-turn horse, and ironically, Blame has been a very hit-or-miss stallion throughout his stud career, but some of his better progeny, including his biggest money earner, Marley’s Freedom, have been one-turn horses, and there’s absolutely no rhyme or reason for that.“But that’s a perfect example of why breeding is one of the world’s most imperfect sciences. I’m not sure how far Eight Rings wants to run, either.”While the outspoken and forthcoming native of Joliet, Illinois has made his living clocking in addition to buying and selling horses and is wise in his ways, Young is impervious when it comes to clicking his stopwatch in the mornings.“If all horses ran according to how they worked,” he said, “I’d be in Hawaii playing golf every day.”DISPARATE RUNNERS FOR BALTAS IN PASADENA STAKESSanta Anita training leader Richard Baltas has two horses entered in Saturday’s $100,000 Pasadena Stakes for three-year-olds at a mile on turf, Governance and Liar Liar, each with disparate running styles.“Governance is a second-time gelding,” Baltas said of the speedy son of Fed Biz, who broke his maiden going a mile on grass at Santa Anita on Jan. 1. “He ran a big race and he’s a very aggressive horse.“Liar Liar will be coming from behind.” Bred in Ireland, Liar Liar rallied while three-wide in the Eddie Logan Stakes at a mile on turf last Dec. 29. Like his stablemate, Liar Liar also broke his maiden over Santa Anita’s turf course at one mile, winning by a neck after an eventful trip last Oct. 27.The Pasadena, race seven of nine with a 1 p.m. first post time: Governance, Tiago Pereira, 10-1; Last Opportunity, Mario Gutierrez, 4-1; Rager, Edwin Maldonado, 12-1; Club Aspen, Jorge Velez, 12-1; Liar Liar, Ruben Fuentes, 6-1; Smooth Like Straight, Geovanni Franco, 3-1; Ra’ad, Victor Espinoza, 12-1; Goliad, Abel Cedillo, 5-1; and Hariboux, Umberto Rispoli, 7-2.SANTA ANITA FUNDRAISER AIDS LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMASanta Anita will host a fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s fight against cancer in the East Paddock Gardens on Saturday. Trainer Craig Dollase’s daughter, Alyssa, and her classmate, Kimberly Cabral, are heading the effort as both are candidates for the Society’s Student of the Year program. Fans are encouraged to stop by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s tent tomorrow. Jockeys Victor Espinosa, Mario Gutierrez, Edwin Maldonado and Ruben Fuentes will be signing from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.FINISH LINES: Triple Crown hopeful American Thereom, preparing for his three-year-olddebut, worked six furlongs under Tiago Pereira on a spectacular Friday morning in a bullet 1:12.20. “Great, awesome,” enthused trainer George Papaprodromou, still contemplating a race for the son of 2015 Triple Crown king American Pharoah. “We’ll see how he comes out of the work and go from there.” . . . Among the 87 recorded workouts this morning was a five-furlong drill in 1:00.80 by Las Virgenes winner Venetian Harbor, pointing to the Grade II Santa Anita Oaks on April 4 by trainer Richard Baltas . . . Trainer Mike Puype and XBTV’s Zoe Cadman will be Tom Quigley‘s guests, 11:20 a.m. and 11:50 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, respectively, in the XBTV studio.LATEST CONTENT FROM XBTV:FEATURES: XBTV Friday: What to Watch for at Santa Anita Park on February 28th, 2020Stronach 5 All-Star Ticket for February 28th, 2020Golden Hour Double With Jeff Siegel and Zoe CadmanQuick Questions With Exercise Rider Humberto GomezAndrew Lerner Shedrow Stroll: Get to Know GoboldlyWORKOUTS:Two Thirty Five (Outside) and Ginobili (Baltas) 2-28-20Frontier Market (Sadler) 2-28-20Nonno’s Polaris (Knapp) 2-28-20Justinian (Baffert) 2-27-20United (Inside) and Parkour (Mandella) 2-27-20Message (Baffert) 2-27-20Affianced (Outside) and Sly (Mandella) 2-27-20Improbable (Baffert) 2-27-20Donna Veloce (Callaghan) 2-26-20Orquidias Biz (Mullins) 2-26-20Game Winner (Baffert) 2-26-20Authentic (Baffert) 2-26-20 9 15 Assael Espinoza46 8 LEADING TRAINER SENDS OUT PAIR IN PASADENA 32% 51% 13% 23% $1,069,296 21% ITM% $297,461 J.C. Diaz, Jr.64 22 14% Drayden Van Dyke96 4 18 11% Abel Cedillo192 29 18 FUNDRAISER BENEFITS LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA 15% 6 5 9 $631,387 28 48% 21% 30 5 20% Andrew Lerner26 14 6 John Sadler56 50% $1,304,462 $552,381 10 67% 8 Flavien Prat132 Jeff Mullins40 16 17% $184,972 15% 9 Brian Koriner35 $670,447 60% Mike Smith45 12 6 $600,557 9% 37% 36% Geovanni Franco70 15% $275,702 9 48% 2 $563,960 7 9 10 Agapito Delgadillo53 24 4 29 Mario Gutierrez66 9 9 2 20 7 5 19 3 4 $883,976 19 32 $927,682 13 Jorge Velez131 1st 43% 10 5 2 46% 7 6 4 11% 34% 2nd 50% $321,220 $1,810,904 22 6 8 21% 38% 6 2nd 3rdcenter_img 17 $776,962 6 Doug O’Neill77 34% 12 9 8 14% ‘FASHIONABLE FILLIES’ LUNCHEON HERE MARCH 8 41% 3rd 9% Tiago Pereira97 14 15 $218,835 22% TrainerSts 6 8 Richard Baltas85 Bob Baffert63 $441,171 43% Richard Mandella30 14 $641,297 29% 67% $1,352,452 SANTA ANITA STATISTICS 10% 27% 6 (Current Through Sunday, Feb. 23) 20% 6 40% 13 8 13% 7 6 10 $419,321 9 Mike Puype32 34% $316,502 Joel Rosario122 JockeyMts 27 ITM% 10 39% 16% 52% Michael McCarthy32 Philip D’Amato72 46% 7 8 48% Money Won 5 Mark Glatt56 25% 45% 43% $299,805 20% Umberto Rispoli107 Win% 7 3 $1,181,821 $1,851,954 Victor Espinoza42 $291,622 1st 12 27% 10 12 Money Won 43% 5 14% 19% 12 33 48% $1,690,624 2 4 Edwin Maldonado62 50% $305,481 $303,421 20% 13% Steve Knapp40 4 8 ITM% 50% 11 Peter Miller56 6 $688,988 7 Ruben Fuentes66 AMERICAN THEOREM, VENETIAN HARBOR BREEZE $587,705last_img read more

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  • Flyers drop season opening game to Grande Prairie

    first_imgHead Coach Gerard Dicare says the team was down a few players for the game and started off slow, however managed to play well in the final two periods even though they fell short.“We ended up going down there with a little bit of a short bench we were missing a couple of key guys,” he says. “We started out pretty slow, then the last 40 minutes we picked it up a little bit and just fell short at the end with the empty net goal.Despite the loss, one of the things Dicare was pleased with was how the team did on the penalty kill. He acknowledges the team has to avoid penalties, but was satisfied the team was able to do what was needed when they were a man down.- Advertisement -“Our penalty kill, not so much us taking penalties I think we took eight minor penalties, but our penalty kill did really well,” he explains. “We played really aggressive on it. I believe we didn’t allow a powerplay goal so that was a positive.”Scoring for the Flyers were Robbie Sidhu, and Trevor Fitzgerald, and the assists went to Bryan Lewis, Robbie Sidhu, Trevor Fitzgerald, and Wes Reusse. Next the Flyers welcome the Dawson Creek Canucks to Fort St. John for their home opener at North Peace Arena. The game starts at 8:30 p.m.last_img read more

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  • Jagdeo calls out Govt GECOM Commissioner for spreading misinformation

    first_img…says CJ never said GECOM must use data generated from H2H for verificationSpeaking at his press conference on Thursday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo responded to a number of inaccurate statements made by Government-nominated Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Vincent Alexander.Opposition Leader Bharrat JagdeoIn an invited comment to the State-owned Guyana Chronicle, published on Thursday under the headline “No decision on way forward”, Alexander is reported to have said that Chief Justice (ag) Roxane George, in her ruling on the challenge to House-to-House Registration, stated that the House-to-House Registration should be used for verification, rather than for a deletion of names from the list.This was disputed by Jagdeo, who pointed out that the Chief Justice never said that GECOM must use data generated from the House-to-House Registration exercise for verification, and he quoted paragraph 178 of her ruling to support this.Paragraph 178 of the Chief Justice’s ruling says: “Thus, whatever verification or revision exercise is undertaken to ensure a fair and credible election, whether house-to-house or otherwise, for the preparation of the list of electors for national and regional elections consequent on the NCM, must be conducted in the context of the order of the CCJ of July 12, 2019, that the provisions of Art 106 immediately became engaged on the passage of the NCM on December 21, 2018. This means that the election should have been held on March 21, 2019, that is within 3 months of the passage of the NCM or such extended date as approved by two-thirds of all the members of the National Assembly”.GECOM Govt Commissioner Vincent AlexanderFurther, he explained that paragraph 128 of the ruling deals with how the House-to-House exercise can be used to verify a first-time registrant – not to de-register persons that are already on the National Register of Registrant.Jagdeo was also critical of the Guyana Chronicle, which he accused of peddling falsehoods, when in a section of the same article it was stated that, “House-to-House Registration is a new registration exercise, and all eligible persons must register, even if they were previously registered, the elections management body stated. Upon conclusion of this exercise, a new National Register of Registrants Database (NRRDB), which is reflective of the current Guyanese population, will be created”.The Opposition Leader quoted three paragraphs of the Chief Justice’s ruling that point to the unconstitutional nature of a House-to-House Registration exercise to remove the names of persons from the NRR if they are already registered.These are paragraphs 141, 161 & 174:Paragraph 141 states that: “A reading of all the relevant provisions leads to the inevitable and ineluctable conclusion that GECOM does not have the discretion without more to remove the name of a person from the list of registrants or electors because such a person who was previously registered has not re-registered during a house to house registration exercise”.Paragraph 161 states that: “GECOM would have no legal authority to remove or de-register such persons who are otherwise qualified unless such registration can be cancelled…these persons may have to return to their districts to vote, but their names cannot ipso facto be removed from the register of registrants, which removal would then disqualify them from and deprive them of their right to vote. To do so would be unconstitutional and therefore illegal”.Paragraph 174 states that: “This is to say, where persons are already registered, it would be unconstitutional if they are removed for the sole reason that they now reside in another jurisdiction or as I have pointed out, another part of the country vis-à-vis where they reside as regards their place or district of registration in Guyana where they would be able to vote.The same would apply if it is that they are simply not present for whatever reason when the registration officer or enumerator visited or visits. Once they fulfil the criteria in art 159(2) and are already registered, they are entitled to remain so unless it is proven that they are deceased or have become disqualified or that art 159 (3) or (4) applies”.Further, Jagdeo concluded that since the House-to-House Registration, with the intention of creating a new database will be unconstitutional, the exercise must be immediately halted and that GECOM has to go to the time-tested and non-controversial method that served to refresh the List of Voters for the last four elections – that is, a Claims and Objections period.The Opposition Leader also cautioned against using data from the 270,000 persons GECOM claims to have registered, since no one knows how many are first-time registrants and it will take months to find that out. Jagdeo added that the data obtained will be suspect since the process was not scrutinised by the Opposition and may very well have been illegally obtained since the statutory forms were not used.He stressed that with Claims and Objections, new registrants will have an opportunity to register as first-time voters, among the other transactions that such an exercise allows.On the subject of timelines, the Opposition Leader said that he has seen a proposal from the three Opposition-nominated Commissioners which indicate that elections can be held by late October.He also said that before the appointment of current Chairperson, Justice (retired) Claudette Singh, proposals for the holding of elections had always coincided with those publicly stated by Congress Place. As such, he urged that any new timeline put forward by the Secretariat must be thoroughly scrutinised by the new Chairperson as it may be bloated.last_img read more

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  • GAA NEWS: EOIN MCHUGH MAKES DONEGAL INTER-COUNTY BOW AGAINST MONAGHAN

    first_imgKilcar GAA News: Our minor match against Bundoran was postponed on Saturday and has been refixed for this Saturday 14th at 12pm, our ladies were due to play away to St Nauls but this also fell victim to the weather, full list of club fixtures can be found on our website.Eoin McHugh became the latest player from the club to make his intercounty debut in the disappointing defeat to Monaghan on Sunday. Club MeetingClub meeting this Thursday at 9pm in the Tearooms Towney, all welcome.Colaiste na CarraigeBest of luck to the Colaiste na Carraige under 16s in the Arthurs Cup Final against St Mary College, Clady on Wednesday following their epic extra time win over St Malachys, Castlewellen last week let’s hope the lads bring the Arthurs Cup back to Carrick for the first time. Club MembershipA reminder that membership must be in prior to March 31st and all playing members-adult and underage must be registered before this date. Contact Denise McSweeney or you can download forms from our website or Team App, the rates are still the same as 2014 at €20 per adult and €40 per family.Club AppWe have now 163 members signed up to our FREE mobile app if you would like to sign up just follow these steps to download your free team App for CLG Chill Chartha.1. On your phone or iPad go to the app store 2. Search for Team App 3. Install Team App to your phone 4. Search for CLG Chill Chartha 5. Log in and register for the CLG Chill Chartha Club app. 6. You will receive an email notification when you are added you to the system. LottoWell done to Anne Lowther, Mountcharles the latest winner of the Club Lotto Jackpot so next week’s Jackpot is €2,000 this week’s numbers were 2, 16, 21 and 23.BingoClub Bingo winners were €180 Kathleen Keeney, €145 Rose McFadden, €75 Magda Krupa, €70 Deliah Hegarty, Mariead Gallagher, Maire McShane, Bridget O’Gara, Alish McMorrow, Annie McGinley and Fionnula Hegarty. The Jackpot on Sunday is €4,050 on 45 numbers. We would like to express our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Joseph Breslin who sadly passed away recently. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.GAA NEWS: EOIN MCHUGH MAKES DONEGAL INTER-COUNTY BOW AGAINST MONAGHAN was last modified: March 9th, 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:GAAkilcarNoticesSportlast_img read more

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  • Pogba plans January exit, Arsenal eye £30m-rated ace, Man City rule out Mbappe

    first_imgHere’s the top transfer news and football gossip from Tuesday’s newspapers and online… Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Arsenal have been keeping a close eye on Lille winger Nicolas Pepe and are considering a January bid for the 23-year-old, who has impressed with five goals in eight matches this season. (Daily Mirror)However, the Gunners could face competition both at home and abroad, with Everton already sending scouts to watch the £30million-rated Ivory Coast international, while Barcelona and Sevilla are also tracking him. (Daily Mirror)Arsenal are considering Napoli midfielder, and former Liverpool target, Piotr Zielinski as a replacement for Aaron Ramsey, according to reports in Italy. (Sportmediaset)Real Madrid have reportedly joined a group of clubs interested in Wales midfielder Ramsey, 27, who could leave the Gunners in January or hold off to leave on a free when his contract expires in June. (Teamtalk)Danny Drinkwater is in no rush to leave Chelsea, despite not yet featuring under new manager Maurizio Sarri. It is understood Drinkwater is prepared to wait until the end of the season to find the right move if one does not come up in January, having not yet even appeared on the Blues’ bench. (Daily Telegraph) Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland LATEST 4 Nicolas Pepe is wanted by Arsenal boss Unai Emery 4 moving on 4 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Transfer gossip on talkSPORT.com Chelsea are said to be leading the race for 15-year-old Dutch star Sam Lautenschutz. The Volendam midfielder has also attracted interest from Manchester City, Tottenham, Leicester and Charlton, as well as Dutch giants Ajax. (The Sun)Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has ruled out ever managing Barcelona, because his links rivals Espanyol make a move “impossible”. (Evening Standard)West Ham midfielder Declan Rice is planning to take a break from international football to prioritise his club future, after turning down a call-up to the Republic of Ireland squad. The 19-year-old is said to be keen to switch over to the England team, but will put those plans on hold to focus on the Hammers. (The Times) REVEALED Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January center_img Relations between Pogba and the Manchester United boss are at an all-time low IN DEMAND Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is keen to bring Italian defender Francesco Vicari to St James’ Park from Serie A side SPAL in January. The 24-year-old is being closely followed by the Premier League club after impressing at the start of this season. (Sportmediaset)Man United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has extended his Lazio contract until 2023. The 23-year-old Serbia midfielder was linked with a move to Old Trafford in the summer. (Daily Mail)Wolves are plotting a January bid for Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna, having sent scouts to look at the 21-year-old last weekend in the Dons’ 1-0 win over Motherwell. (Scottish Sun) RANKED Declan Rice has impressed with a number of mature performances for West Ham this season 4 targets targets Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father LIVING THE DREAM Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has ruled out a move for Paris Saint-Germain’s teen superstar Kylian Mbappe. (The Independent)Paul Pogba has told team-mates he will leave Manchester United in January if Jose Mourinho is still manager. According to reports, the 25-year-old is fed up of arguing with the boss and has told people close to him that he is better off not playing in a Mourinho team. (The Sun)Barcelona are confident they have the financial resources to sign the France World Cup winner in January, but the Catalan club’s board of directors are divided on whether to bring the midfielder to the Nou Cam. (ESPN)Meanwhile, United scouts fear players will not want to sign with the club in the current climate, which could leave Mourinho’s plans for a January shake-up dead in the water. (Daily Express) Latest talkSPORT.com exclusives and transfer headlines:Manchester United risk missing out on top four if they stick with Joe Mourinho, says former Red Devils star‘Jose Mourinho has been left behind by Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp’, claims former Manchester United star Lee SharpeHow Manchester United could line-up if Zinedine Zidane replaces Jose Mourinho as managerSwapping Jose Mourinho for Zinedine Zidane would NOT fix ‘clueless’ Manchester United, Louis Saha tells talkSPORT‘Daniel Sturridge is the best second striker in the Premier League – he could be the difference for Liverpool in the title race’, says Danny MurphyThe ex-Anfield star also says Sturridge MUST be called up to the next England squad following his resurgence for the RedsChelsea join race for Eden Hazard’s teenage brotherManchester United and City target Nikola Milenkovic set to stay put at FiorentinaLeicester and Southampton in the hunt for Sampdoria midfielder Dennis Praetlast_img read more

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  • Radisson Letterkenny to unveil new ballroom at Wedding Showcase

    first_imgThe Radisson Blu in Letterkenny will be showcasing their luxurious new ballroom and wedding brochure to brides and grooms to be on September 9th & 10th.View the stunning wedding facilities on offer at this 4* property – No appointment necessary:Sunday 9th September – Wedding Open Day: 12pm – 6pmMonday 10th September – Wedding Open Evening: 6pm – 9pm The newly decorated ballroom will be fully dressed to show to brides and grooms how their wedding day will look when getting married in the hotel.The dedicated wedding team will be on-hand to answer any questions you may have about your upcoming wedding.2018 has been an exciting year for the hotel after recently being awarded ‘Best Bridal Venue’ in the North West Bride Awards, as well as competing a substantial refurbishment of the lobby earlier this year.The new reception is completed with stunning statement lighting, offering the perfect backdrop for beautiful wedding photos and enhancing the already welcoming ambience for guests. View the hotel’s ‘Secret Garden’ which is yours exclusively to capture a special & unique wedding photo on your big day. The Radisson Blu Hotel Letterkenny holds an AA Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence and has done so for the 7th consecutive year.During the showcase, the wedding team will be launching their brand-new wedding brochure for 2019, 2020 and 2021 weddings. The hotel specializes in offering a variety of wedding packages that are completely tailorable to suit each wedding couples’ bespoke tastes.Whether planning an intimate wedding of 75 or a celebration banquet for 320, Radisson Blu will offer you the highest level of service and attention.For further information or to begin your #SomethingBlu journey, contact our experienced Wedding Coordinator, Jonathon, on 0749194444 or email Jonathon.officer@radissonblu.com• Facebook Event – Sunday 9th September: goo.gl/yEbs6c• Facebook Event – Monday 10th September: goo.gl/ucsgXv• Website: http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-letterkenny/weddings#/wedding-packages Radisson Letterkenny to unveil new ballroom at Wedding Showcase was last modified: August 20th, 2018 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:BALLROOMBest Bridal VenuedonegalletterkennyRadisson Blulast_img read more

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  • Drama major: Olson’s late homer helps A’s top Rangers

    first_imgClick here if you are having trouble viewing the photo gallery and video on your mobile device.OAKLAND — First baseman Matt Olson came into Saturday as the only A’s player to appear in all of the team’s 142 games.Even though Olson wasn’t in the starting lineup for the second game of Oakland’s series with the Texas Rangers at the Coliseum, manager Bob Melvin figured there was a good chance his regular first baseman would see the field for consecutive game No. 143.Get Oakland Athletics news …last_img read more

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  • Learn the ARRI AMIRA Interface Using this Camera Simulator

    first_imgArri’s released a new digital simulator to coincide with the release of the AMIRA camera.ARRI ALEXA has long been the go-to camera for high-end productions. Besides being one of the highest quality cameras on the market, the ALEXA’s success can be attributed to ARRI’s ability to teach newcomers how to use their products. There are tons of resources on the Internet including free booklets and overview videos but one of the most unique features that ARRI provides is their virtual camera simulators. The camera simulators try to simulate a camera’s user interface when the user doesn’t have access to the camera itself.Well with the announcement of the AMIRA we knew it was only going to be a short time until they created a new camera simulator. If you are interested in checking it out simply click on the image below.ARRI AMIRA is shaping out to be a great camera for filmmakers and videographers alike. If you want more information on the AMIRA check out this overview video.Pricing and AvailibiltyThe ARRI AMIRA packages start at $39,000, so if you have more than the average households yearly salary laying around  but really want to buy a camera instead than you might want to look into buying one. The AMIRA is set to release in the second quarter of 2014, which is right now…so expect availability very soon.Want more ARRI AMIRA news? Check out our blog here at Premiumbeat.com.What do you think of the new ARRI interface? Share in the comments below.last_img read more

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  • Congress is trying to sabotage country’s security: Prakash Javadekar

    first_imgThe Congress is trying to sabotage the security preparedness of the country by raking up the Rafale deal issue despite the Supreme Court saying there is no need for a probe, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said here on Saturday. “Supreme Court has clearly exposed the falsehood of Congress and given a clean chit to the deal by saying no further inquiry is needed. Still if Congress persists, the only conclusion that can be drawn is that they want to anyhow stop the deal which will weaken the security preparedness of the country. We will never allow this to happen,” Mr. Javadekar told reporters on the sidelines of the 31st convocation of Goa University.“This is nothing but sabotage for our security preparedness. We have already said that Rahul Gandhi owes an apology to the nation, to the defence forces and Lok Sabha also,” he further said, adding, “the BJP was willing to discuss the Rafale fighter craft purchase in Parliament.” He however, blamed the Congress for demanding a joint parliamentary committee(JPC) probe without discussion. “Congress lies have been exposed on the issue of Rafale, but they are still lying and there is no reason. When the Supreme Court said there is no need for a probe, they are asking for JPC. The reality is, the Congress is trying to baulk at efforts being made to strengthen India’s security,” Mr. Javadekar said.last_img read more

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  • NLEX claims tie for lead; Ginebra scores

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