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first_img FIRST SUPER-6 FANCIES (1) BERRANCA/POLLY B (2) SONADOR EXPRESSS /IDON’TKNOW (3) AGAKHAN/PIZARRO (4) LEGAL ARENA /TWILIGHT CITIZEN (5) RAISING THE BAR /GOLD MEMBER (6) RUNAWAY GIRL/KING D Both Super-6s start anew on tomorrow’s Win Dem Wheelz Grooms’ Appreciation Day 11-race programme at Caymanas Park, the first of these commencing in the first race over 1300 metres, where the recent winner, BERRANCA, and POLLY B should have a battle royal for top honours in a field of eight. POLLY B, who has been knocking a the door in recent weeks, boasts superior speed and will, no doubt, set off in front with ZUGULU and RALLY BABY in hot pursuit. But the Anthony Nunes-trained filly BERRANCA won’t be far away and, coming off a recent fast-time win with top apprentice Linton Steadman again in the saddle, should catch and beat POLLY B from the convenient mark of 51.0kg. The second race over 1600 metres for maiden four-year-olds and up looks tailored for the lightly raced SANADOR EXPRESS, with the improving 4.0kg claiming apprentice Andre Powell aboard. Trained by Clifford Atkinson Jr, the 4-y-o filly by Camadon out of Fireontheocean caught the eye on her debut last Saturday, finishing two lengths third (staying on) to PRINCESS STATISTIC over 1200 metres, despite being slowly into stride. Now better for the experience and a mile more suitable, SONADOR EXPRESS should win from MR TOPPER TOP MAN and IDON’TKNOW in a field of 10. AGAKHAN, with smart apprentice Bebeto Harvey in the saddle, should be rewarded for his consistency in the third race for $450,000 – $400,000 claimers over 1100 metres. The trip is ideal in a small field of seven. PIZARRO and the speedy GAGA LADY are twin dangers. The improving LEGAL ARENA won by all of 10 lengths in maiden company last Saturday and is tipped to repeat in the fourth race over 1300 metres for non-winners of two. Champion jockey Shane Ellis has retained the ride aboard LEGAL ARENA, who should lead home stable-companions TRADITIONAL STORM and TWILIGHT CITIZEN. The last two races in the first Super-6 should be won by the fleet-footed RAISING THE BAR (Halledeen up) and RUNAWAY GIRL under title chasing jockey Omar Walker. Their respective dangers are GOLD MEMBER in the fifth over the straight and KING D in the sixth.last_img read more

THIEVES HAD TAKEN LOUGH SWILLY BUS FOR ‘JOYRIDE’ – GARDAI

first_imgThieves stole a school bus and then set it alight on a scenic beach.The 50 seater bus was taken from a bus depot in Carndonagh, Co Donegal and driven for almost 10 miles to a remote beach before it was torched.The bus was driven cross-country before the thieves torched the bus. The smoldering shell of the once red and white bus was found by walkers on Friday morning in a car park at Culdaff beach.A full forensic examination has taken place on the bus in an attempt to locate the thieves.The bus, valued at more than €20,000, was owned by the Lough Swilly Bus Company.A spokesman for the Garda Press office confirmed a full investigation into the theft has been launched. Nobody was injured in the incident.“A school bus was reported stolen and was located burned out. The matter is under investigation,” said a spokesman.Locals have slammed the act of vandalism on the bus which was used to transport pupils to a number of local schools o the Inishowen Peninsula.Gardai have appealed for anybody who may have seen anybody driving the bus between the hours of 11pm on April 12th and 7am on Friday to contact them.Our weekend story on the incident is below: https://www.donegaldaily.com/2012/04/14/gardai-launch-investigation-after-lough-swilly-bus-is-burned-out/THIEVES HAD TAKEN LOUGH SWILLY BUS FOR ‘JOYRIDE’ – GARDAI was last modified: April 16th, 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:THIEVES HAD TAKEN LOUGH SWILLY BUS FOR ‘JOYRIDE’ – GARDAIlast_img read more

RED BULL GIVES TWO YOUNG DONEGAL MOTORCYCLISTS WINGS!

first_imgRichard Kerr, number 3, leads the way at Bishopscourt.Two young motorcyclist from Kilmacrennan have been given an opportunity to impress some of the most powerful people in his sport. Richard Kerr and Caolan Irwin have obtained spots on the prestigious Red Bull Rookies selection day in Spain in two weeks time.The lads were chosen for the shortlist of around 100 young riders from around the globe. It’s a great opportunity for the young riders to impress and maybe get a ride in the red bull rookies cup which runs at the Moto GP races around the world alongside the likes of Rossi and Marquez.It is a great achievement to get this far as over 3000 hopefuls from around the globe entered.Riders will get several days on the circuit to show their skills to a very expierenced panel of judges and ten hopefuls will make it through to the rookies cup.  RED BULL GIVES TWO YOUNG DONEGAL MOTORCYCLISTS WINGS! was last modified: September 30th, 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:Caolan IrwindonegalkilmacrennanRed Bull Rookies teaRichard Kerrlast_img read more