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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

Coalition Peace (UK) Names Gwen Myers to Board of Trustees

first_imgGwendolyn S. Myers, executive director, Messengers of Peace-Liberia, Inc.Messengers of Peace (MoP) executive director Gwendolyn Myers has been appointed by the Coalition Peace Network as a members of its Board of Trustees.Coalition Peace is a UK-based start-up non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to encouraging collaboration between communities and NGOs for greater global good with the objective to bring together organizations to form an international coalition; sharing, combining and collaborating to develop expert-driven research, and peace-building resources.“Delighted to announce that Gwendolyn Myers, Founder & Executive Director of Messengers of Peace Liberia, is joining our Board of Trustees. We are really excited about Gwendolyn’s expertise as a local peace-builder, with focus on youth and gender issues,” Coalition Peace said in a Facebook post.In a mobile phone conversation on Monday, September 10, Myers said her selection was based on lots of recommendations from people, as well as an extensive research done by the Coalition Peace itself about her work.This knowledge will be translated into practice through a peace-building and capacity-building app, accessible free of charge to communities and locally-led peace initiatives, the group said on its website.“I had my first Board of trustees meeting last month [August], and the Facebook post was just a confirmation of it being official,” she added. Myers expressed her gratitude to God for the recent recognition, appointment and accolades bestowed upon her and her organization.Last month, another group, the Youth Hub Africa, named Ms. Myers as one of the “Outstanding Change Makers” in the country.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more