Start the new year right with All Correct

first_imgHaving saddled five of the six winners of the major trophy races in the last quarter of last year, 15-time champion trainer Wayne DaCosta is likely to continue where he left off in 2015 by winning the CTL Fan Appreciation Day Trophy overnight allowance feature with down-in-class ALL CORRECT at Caymanas Park today.DaCosta will mount a two-pronged challenge in the 1820 metres event as in addition to ALL CORRECT, he will saddle last year’s winner ROYAL VIBES in a nine-horse field. A year ago, ROYAL VIBES got up in the nick of time to deny hot favourite ALL CORRECT by a head.Since then, ALL CORRECT has rubbed shoulders with the best in grade one company, while ROYAL VIBES has declined in ability.better run expectedWith DaCosta calling up four-time champion Omar Walker, ALL CORRECT having finished eight lengths, sixth to stable-companion SEEKING MY DREAM in the recent Diamond Mile, clocking a personal time of 1:38.0 in that fast-run race, will report even better today. As such, he is likely to stave off the vastly improved HOUDINI’S MAGIC, who won the Royal Dad Trophy over this trip on November 21, and will again be ridden by newly crowned champion jockey Shane Ellis for trainer Anthony ‘Baba’ Nunes.DaCosta capped a record-breaking season on Boxing Day by winning the co-feature races, the $4 million Supreme Ventures Jamaica 2-Y-O Stakes with FUTURE KING and the Harry Jackson Memorial Cup with top distance horse PERFECT NEIGHBOUR for an 11 straight trainers’ title and an unprecedented 15 overall, surpassing Hall of Famer Philip Feanny with 14.DaCosta not only won the Boxing Day co-features, but saddled PERFECT NEIGHBOUR to win the Burger King Gold Cup on October 17, DREAMLINER to win the Cash Pot ‘Only One For Me’ Trophy for two-year-olds on October 19, and SEEKING MY DREAM who won the inaugural running of the $13.5 million Diamond Mile on December 5.Also on the 10-race programme are the New Year’s Day Trophy over 1300 metres, here the DaCosta-trained DRIPPING IN GOLD (Robert Halledeen up) starts favourite; and the $180,000 claiming race over 1820 metres for the McKay Security Trophy to be run in two divisions, both attracting 11 starters.In division one, OH MY GRANDPA has a strong chance based on his close third to GO GO TRAIN in a blanket finish over this trip on a $210,000 claiming tag on October 24.Division two looks tailored for GOFORTHEGLORY, who not only has appealing form, but steps down two classes to vie for this trophy.He can win from PERFECT FLYER and CAUSE FOR CONCERN, who won this race in 2014 when owned by Carlton Watson.last_img read more

Alexis Sanchez in training ground clash with Manchester United teammate Mason Greenwood: Report

first_imgManchester United forward was involved in a heated exchange with teenager Mason Greenwood during a training session on his return from hamstring injury.Alexis Sanchez was at the receiving end of a rough tackle by Mason Greenwood, Manchester United’s academy graduate. The Chilean forward wasn’t happy with the tackle and angry words were exchanged between the pair, according to The Sun.Sanchez was signed by Manchester United from Arsenal ahead of in January 2018 in a swap deal as Henrikh Mkhitaryan moved in the opposite direction. The Chilean star has struggled to live up to expectations as he made only 9 appearances for the Red Devils in the last league season.Sanchez’s woes compounded when he suffered a hamstring injury during Chile’s Copa America campaign. However, Sanchez was back in the training ground and is expected to be available for selection soon.Despite concerns surrounding his future at Old Trafford, manager Ole Gunnar Solkskjaer maintained that he expects Alexis Sanchez to stay and contribute to the team’s campaign in the ongoing season.”Alexis has come in and trained well. He’s four or five weeks behind the boys and has not played apart from the one behind closed doors here, so I think he’ll see this as an opportunity as well to make his mark,” Solskjaer said ahead of Manchester United’s Premier League opener.”I do expect him to stay, there’s a striker there we think is going to be able to score some goals.”Manchester United, who offloaded Romelu Lukaku on the deadline day, opened their Premier League campaign with a resounding 4-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday. While the likes of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and new signing Daniel James got onto the scoresheet, 17-year-old Greenwood came off the bench during their big win.advertisementAlso Read | Argentina World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown dies at 62Also see:last_img read more

UTech Opens 60th Anniversary Exhibition

first_imgStory Highlights “The best way to see the exhibition is as a collection of highlights and as a collection of a few reminders of who we are and what we are about,” he explained.Dr. Campbell advised that the exhibition will take the visitor through a number of stages from the days of the College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST) to its emergence as a university and its contribution in the areas of science, medicine and technology.“We will (also) be showing off our impact in the areas of sports as well as the arts. The exhibition will represent all areas,” he pointed out.President of the University of Technology (UTech), Professor Stephen Vasciannie (centre) and Campus Registrar, Mercedes Deane (left), show Senior Advisor to the State Minister for Education, Youth and Information, Howard Chamberlain, a photograph at the official opening of the institution’s 60th anniversary exhibition, on March 4. The University of Technology (UTech) officially opened its 60th anniversary exhibition on March 4, to highlight aspects of the institution’s history and its contribution to national development.President of UTech, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, explained that the special anniversary exhibition is part of the institution’s year-long activity celebrations, which began last year March.He said the exhibition also forms a part of the legacy of the institution as a national university, and features a number of proud moments and milestones that helped to define UTech as a premier university.“Staff, students, alumni and visitors alike will be able to connect with the rich legacy and impact of the institution over the last 60 years,” Professor Vasciannie said at the ceremony. The exhibition, which opens daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., has on show memorabilia, publications, trophies, awards and archived photographs, among other tangible and intangible artefacts.Curator for the exhibition, Dr. Winston Campbell, said the exhibition is designed to hint at the university’s excellence, its ability to transform lives, the nation and the rest of the world.Senior Advisor to the State Minister for Education, Youth and Information, Howard Chamberlain (right), observes as Dean for the Faculty of the Built Environment, Dr. Garfield Young (second left), adjusts a theodolite (surveyor’s tool), at the official opening of the University of Technology (UTech) 60th anniversary exhibition on March 4. At left is President of UTech, Professor Stephen Vasciannie and Curator of the exhibition, Dr. Winston Campbell. The University of Technology (UTech) officially opened its 60th anniversary exhibition on March 4, to highlight aspects of the institution’s history and its contribution to national development. He said the exhibition also forms a part of the legacy of the institution as a national university, and features a number of proud moments and milestones that helped to define UTech as a premier university. President of UTech, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, explained that the special anniversary exhibition is part of the institution’s year-long activity celebrations, which began last year March. The Curator expressed gratitude to those who worked behind the scenes to bring the exhibition to fruition.last_img read more

Always worried about safety of women in Delhi

first_imgNEW DELHI: The Chief Minister said he is always worried about women safety in Delhi and though Delhi Police does not come under the jurisdiction of the elected Delhi government, but the government is doing all that it can to take effective steps on women safety.Kejriwal said currently the work of installing CCTV cameras in residential areas of Delhi is going on, and residents, particularly women are happy at this work being done. “I would like to appeal to all women of Delhi that get CCTV cameras installed in your localities wherever you want and the government will provide as many cameras as you want. I am told by women that this step is providing a sense of security, therefore the government will leave no stone unturned for the success of this important step,” said Arvind Kejriwal. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderArvind Kejriwal said the people of Delhi had five years ago elected one amongst them as their Chief Minister and this is the biggest strength of this government, and this is only due to the Constitution provided to us by Baba Saheb Ambedkar that a common man can be a Chief Minister. “I don’t come from any political family and I am a common man, that is why I am able to understand your problems and solve them. I know how much a common man has to struggle to run a family, I have seen my parents struggle, I have struggled myself and I know how difficult it is make two ends meet,” Kerjiwal said. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsChief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the process of installing 1.4 lakh CCTV cameras across all 70 assembly constituencies in Delhi is already underway. Two thousand cameras are being installed in each constituency, he told reporters. “Delhi has become the first city in the world where the government is installing nearly three lakh CCTVs in one go to ensure women safety and to provide a major push to infrastructure,” Kejriwal said. The decision to install 1.4 lakh additional CCTV cameras was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by the chief minister. The public response about the installation of CCTV cameras has been “overwhelmingly positive”, he said, adding that it is helping local authorities to nab thieves and miscreants.last_img read more

Russian broadcaster Amedias online subscription v

first_imgRussian broadcaster Amedia’s online subscription video-on-demand service Amediatek has attracted a subscriber base of 110,000 to date, according to Amedia CEO Alexander Akopov.As reported by local media, Akopov said the Amediatek catalogue now includes over 60 series and 200 movies, representing about 1,500 hours of content.Akopov said that about 80% of the user base currently accessed the service via Apple devices. The service is also available on Android devices, Samsung and Philips smart TVs and via the Afisha lifestyle website. Launches on the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox platforms are expected before the end of the year.The service currently has agreements in place with a number of leading third party platform operators. Akopov said that he is hopeful the service will also secure carriage with the Tricolor TV pay TV platform.Amedia reportedly expects the service to break even within four years. Subscriptions to the service range from RUB300 (€6.50) to RUB2,500 depending on the package chosen.last_img read more

Amazon has launched a new Fire tablet specifically

first_imgAmazon has launched a new Fire tablet specifically for kids bundled with a year’s free Amazon FreeTime Unlimited subscription and a doubling of the amount of Spanish-language content available for kids.The Amazon Fire 7 Kids edition, which will cost US$99.99 (€89) in the US, will come with a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, the tech giant’s subscription offering for the 3-12 year-old kids market. After the first year, customers can continue their subscription from US$2.99 per month for Prime members and US$4.99 per month for customers who are not yet Prime members.The FreeTime Unlimited subscription can be used on compatible devices including Fire tablets, Echo devices, iOS devices, and Android devices.The subscription will include access to titles such as Toy Story: Smash It! andFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them from the likes of Disney, PBS and Nickelodeon as well as books, audio books, educational apps and games.Amazon has doubled the amount of Spanish language programming on the service compared with a year ago, with over 2,000 titles available.Parents can choose to enable Spanish only content, English only content, or a combination of both, and can customize the settings for each individual child profile.FreeTime comes with parental tools including age filters, the ability to set educational content quotas, limitations on screen time by category and total screen time, bedtime shutdown and the ability to add or remove content and enable or disable the web browser.The device itself comes with a 7-inch display, and 16 GB of storage with up to 512 GB of expandable storage via a microSD card slot.last_img read more